President's Message

Clayton Moore
Clayton Moore
President
Board of Trustees

Thanks for visiting our webpage. My name is Clayton Moore and I am honored to serve as president of the Victor Elementary School District Board of Trustees. During my four years on the board, VESD has accomplished great things and I look forward to more success in 2018.


On behalf of my fellow trustees, I would like to thank the entire VESD community for their continued hard work. We are so proud of all of their accomplishments. From academics, where they continuously work to improve instruction and learning, to the enormous amount of research and development that goes into professional training, they always set the bar higher and higher.


VESD has also been busy working to build our students’ social-emotional health. At each school site, staff is working to build resiliency through positive relationships and leadership.  Our Family Resource Center is a hub of free resources for families ranging from parenting classes to computer assistance. The Family Resource Center is a great example of how our district listened to survey feedback to meet the needs of our community, using funds from the designated state programs LCFF and LCAP.


In 2017, the California Department of Education created a new tool to evaluate our schools called the California School Dashboard. In addition to traditional academic indicators, the dashboard implements new criteria such as attendance and school climate, which are directly tied to supporting positive relationships. VESD will share the new data with our stakeholders each year as we develop our Local Control Accountability Plan.


VESD continues to grow, in more ways than one! Attendance at our schools had risen dramatically over the last few years. Due to the rapid enrollment increase, we will break ground on a brand-new school in February of 2018. The yet-to-be-named school, located on El Evado Road just north of Mojave Drive, is scheduled to open in August of 2019.


For the first time, trustees will be elected to the VESD board through a by-trustee-area system. Using feedback from our community, the district was divided into five different areas, where each will elect one trustee to a seat on the board. The change was made in order to comply with the state law called the California Voters Rights Act. We will share more information on this as we approach the November 2018 election.


The VESD community has so much to look forward to in the upcoming year! To stay informed, please follow our website right here at www.vesd.net; visit us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram at @theVESDway; read the agendas/minutes from our school board meetings, or visit in person! Sincerely, Clayton Moore, President