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Don Austin, Ed.D.

State of the District

As a sports fan, I appreciate the importance of momentum and crowd support.  The spirit of enthusiasm and optimism surrounding the Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified School District is palpable.  While it is easy for high-achieving districts to slip into the trap of complacency, our stakeholders are fully engaged in the work of taking PVPUSD from “Great to World Class.”  This commitment includes evolving our instructional practices to meet changing needs and expectations for our students, confirming our support for the visual and performing arts, expanding opportunities in STEM education, and building upon our strong community partnerships.

The citizens of PVPUSD have entrusted their children to a group of caring and dedicated adults.  We are blessed to have five servant leaders at the helm in the form our Board of Education. ... Continue Reading State of the District


Parent & Student Digital Citizenship Survey Results
Recently, the PVPUSD asked parents and students to provide feedback on Digital Citizenship issues by participating in a brief survey....

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Health Alert Update:  Measles
California is experiencing a large measles outbreak that was triggered by an exposure of measles at the Disneyland Parks in...

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2015-16 Calendar Approved
The Board of Education has approved the calendar for the 2015-16 school year.  Significant days and a PDF version...

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Student Privacy
California has recently passed several laws related to student privacy.  In addition to providing an overview and links for...

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