Board of Directors

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Board Members

Shirley Y. Bullard, Vice President of Human Resources and Chief Personnel Officer, The Ken Blanchard Companies
Dr. Bullard joined the SIATech Board of Directors in 2005. She is vice president of human resources and chief personnel officer with The Ken Blanchard Companies, a leadership and management training company based in Escondido, California. Prior to joining Blanchard, Shirley was the Director of Personnel Support Services with the Poway Unified School District. At Poway, her responsibilities included classified and certificated personnel functions and district-wide programs including health and welfare benefits, unemployment, workers’ compensation, ADA, and personnel records management. Shirley’s industry experience has also included more than 15 years with the U.S. Navy as a civilian employee who handled equal employment, labor relations, management and general personnel issues. Shirley attended Thomas Jefferson (formerly Western State University College of Law), San Diego receiving her JD and Bachelor of Science Law degrees in 1985. She is a past recipient of the YMCA’s Tribute to Women in Industry Award, which recognized women who have made outstanding contributions to their employers in executive or managerial roles.

 

Greg Cohen, SIATech, Learning Design Coordinator
Greg has been in non-traditional education since 1994 and with SIATech since 1999, serving first as a lead teacher before moving on to administrative roles, primarily designing and facilitation curriculum and professional development, and supporting teachers and students. A trained creative problem solving facilitator, Greg has worked with boards, conferences, and teams to plan strategically, discover novel solutions, and think outside, around, and far from the box. He is a graduate of Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania (B.A. in English/Education) and National University (M.S. in Education Technology). Greg joined the board in 2016.

 

Linda C. Dawson, EdD, Superintendent/CEO, SIATech
Dr. Dawson serves as President of the SIATech Board of Directors. She began working with Guajome Park Academy in April of 2000. In 2004, Linda became Superintendent and CEO of SIATech, Inc. Linda’s experience includes Director of Education Services at Guajome Park Academy. She served as principal at Abraxas High School, assistant principal at Twin Peaks Middle School and Bernardo Heights Middle School, all in the Poway Unified School District. She was recognized twice as the Outstanding Secondary Administrator by the Association of Poway School Managers, and Teacher of the Year for her exemplary work at Bernardo Heights Middle School. Most recently, Linda was honored as a finalist in the James Irvine Foundation Leadership Award and received a $25,000.00 grant to be used for education programs at SIATech. She is a certified Franklin Covey trainer in Leadership, FOCUS, Seven Habits of Highly Effective People, and Management. Linda earned her Ed.D. from United States International University, her Master of Science degree from Eastern Kentucky University, and her Bachelors Degree from the University of California at Santa Barbara.

 

Michael H. Fickel, BA, MA
Michael Fickel joined the SIATech Board of Directors in 2014. He is a retired teacher and school administrator with 36 years experience in public schools in grades pre-school through twelve. After retiring from the Poway Unified School District, he became active at the university level working as an Adjunct Professor in the College of Education at California State University, San Marcos. Michael’s experience in K-12 schools includes: mathematics teacher at the middle school level in Laguna Beach, California; assistant principal at the middle school level and elementary school principal in seven schools in the Poway Unified School District. During his 28 years in Poway Unified, he also served as Director of Pupil Personnel Services and School Local Plan Area Director of Special Education (SELPA) for three years. Michael earned his degree in Mathematics at California State University, San Diego. He received his Masters Degree in School Administration from Chapman College. Michael holds a life credential in Elementary and Secondary Teaching as well as in School Administration. He currently serves on other boards that target service and support for under-served youth. Michael is also an active leader in YMCA activities related to long-distance bicycle touring.

 

Donald G. Haught, EdD (Chair)
Dr. Haught became a SIATech board member and treasurer in the fall of 2011. He brings extensive experience with various school districts, serving as Principal at Laguna Beach High School, the Superintendent of Ramona Unified School District and both Assistant Superintendent of Personnel Services and Deputy Superintendent of Educational Services for Poway Unified School District. He also served as the Executive Director for the Western Association of Schools and Colleges Accrediting Commission (WASC) in Burlingame, California. Donald earned his Ed.D. in School Administration with emphasis in Personnel Management and Curriculum from the University of Southern California, his Master of Science degree in Secondary Education/History and a Bachelor of Science degree in Social Science/Science from Oklahoma State University.

 

Francisco Sanchez
Bio pending

 

Jane Ross
Bio pending

 

SIATech Board Policies

  • TABLE OF CONTENTS
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    0000 Comprehensive Plan – LCAP

  • 0460 BP – Local Control and Accountability Plan
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    1000 Community Relations

    Volunteer Assistance
  • 1001 AP – Guidelines for Volunteers
  • 1001 BP – Volunteer Assistance
  • Visitor Sign-in Sheet
  • Volunteer Guidelines
  • Volunteer Declaration
  •  

    1100 Public Participation at Meetings
  • 1100 BP – Public Participation at Meetings
  •  

    1250 Visitors Outsiders
  • 1250 AP – Visitors_Outsiders
  • 1250 BP – Visitors_Outsiders
  •  

    Complaints
  • 1301 AP – Complaint Procedures
  • 1301 BP – Complaints-Personnel
  • Concern Form
  • 1301 Complaints-Employees FORMS
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    3000 Business Non-Instructional

  • 3001 BP – School Owned and Supplied Cell Phones or Vehicles
  • 3203 BP – Suplus Property
  • 3290 BP – Gift Acceptance Policy
  • 3301 BP – Travel Expenses
  • 3302 BP – Payment for Goods and Services
  • 3304 BP – Contracts
  • 3400 BP – Fixed Assets-Management of Charter School
  • 3440 AP – Inventories
  • 3501 AP – Reporting Requirements for Incidents.pdf
  • 3501 BP – Emergency Plan & Incident Reporting Requirements
  • 3502 AP – Recovery of Lost, Damaged or Vandalized Property
  • 3502 BP – Recovery of Lost, Damaged or Vandalized Property
  • 3580 BP – AppendixA
  • 3580 BP – Records Management
  • 3600 AP – Consultants
  • 3600 BP – Consultants
  • 3601 AP – Claims Management
  • 3601 BP – Claims Management
  • 3601 Form.ClaimsMangmnt_B600
  • B600 A Form.ClaimsMangmnt.notice_action_rej
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    4000 Personnel

  • 4101 BP Workplace Anti-Violence
  • 4103 BP Public Education Retirees and NEWCorp Employees
  • 4104 BP – Telecommuting Policy
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    5000 Students

    5101 Anti-Bullying
  • 5101 BP – Anti-Bullying
  •  

    5102 Sexual Harassment – Students
  • 5102 BP – Sexual Harassment_Students
  • 5103 1 AP-Student Suspension-Expulsion
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    5103 Student Discipline
  • 5103 BP – Student Discipline
  • 5103.1 Student Susspension & Expulsion Due Process
    Admin Hearing Forms
  • Admin Hearing Notification Letter Sample
  • Admin Hearing Outcome Letter Sample
  • Admin Hearing Report to Board Template
  • Notice of Suspension
  • S105
  • 5103 1 AP-Student Suspension-Expulsion
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    5131 Possession and Use of Cell Phones
  • 5131 BP – Possession and Use of Cell Phones
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    5141.51 Suicide Prevention
  • 5141 52 AP – Suicide Prevention
  • 5141.52 BP – Suicide Prevention
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    5601 Student Freedom of Speech and Expression
  • 5601 AP – Freedom of Expression
  • 5601 BP – Freedom of Expression
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    6000 Instruction

    6101 Independent Study
  • 6101 BP Independent Study
  • AP 6101 Independent Study
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    6102 School-Sponsored and Non-Sponsored Trips
  • 6102 AP School-Sponsored and Non-Sponsored Trips.March.08
  • 6102 Assumption of Potential Risk-Rel
  • 6102 BP Field Trips.
  • 6102 Driver’s Permission for Use of Private Veh
  • 6102 Parent Permission for Student Participation F200
  • 6102 Trip Authorization-Transportation Req F100.March
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    6103 Computer and Internet Use
  • 6103 BP – Computer and Internet Use
  • SIATech AUP-5 15 12
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    6173 Homeless Education Policy
  • 6173 BP – Homeless Education Policy
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    6201 Certificate of Completion
  • 6201 BP – Certificate of Completion
  • AP 6201 – Certificate of Completion
  •  

    9000 Bylaws

  • SIATech Bylaws
  • 9130 Board Commities
  • 9130 AP (A) – Board committees
  • 9130 BP -Board Committees
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    9645 Disclosure of Wrongful Conduct
  • 9645 AP Disclosure of Wrongful Conduct
  • 9645 BP Disclosure of Wrongful Conduct
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    SIATech Academy South Board Policies

  • TABLE OF CONTENTS
  •  

    0000 Comprehensive Plan – LCAP

  • 0460 BP – Local Control and Accountability Plan
  •  

    1000 Community Relations

    Volunteers
  • 1001 AP – Guidelines for Volunteers
  • 1001 BP – Volunteer Assistance
  • Visitor Sign-in Sheet
  • Volunteer Guidelines
  • Volunteer Declaration
  •  

    1100 Public Participation at Meetings
  • 1100 BP – Public Participation at Meetings
  •  

    1250 Visitors Outsiders
  • 1250 AP – Visitors_Outsiders
  • 1250 BP – Visitors_Outsiders
  •  

    Complaints
  • 1301 AP – Complaint Procedures
  • 1301 BP – Complaints-Personnel
  • 3001 BP – School Owned and Supplied Cell Phones or Vehicles
  •  

    3000 Business Non-Instructional

  • 3001 BP – School Owned and Supplied Cell Phones or Vehicles
  • 3001 AP – Cell Phone
  • 3001 BP – School Owned and Supplied Cell Phones or Vehicles
  • 3203 BP – Suplus Property
  • 3290 BP – Gift Acceptance Policy
  • 3301 AP – Travel Expenses
  • 3301 BP – Travel Expenses
  • 3302 BP – Payment for Goods and Services
  • 3303 AP – Purchasing Procedures
  • 3303 BP – Purchasing Procedures
  • 3304 BP – Contracts
  • 3400 BP – Fixed Assets-Management of Charter School
  • 3440 AP – Inventories
  • 3501 BP – Emergency Plan & Incident Reporting Requirements
  • 3502 AP – Recovery of Lost, Damaged or Vandalized Property
  • 3580 BP – Appendix A
  • 3580 BP – Records Management
  • 3600 AP – Consultants
  • 3600 BP – Consultants
  • 3601 AP – Claims Management
  • 3601 BP – Claims Management
  • 3601 Form.ClaimsMangmnt_B600
  • B600 A Form.ClaimsMangmnt.notice_action_rej
  •  

    4000 Personnel

  • 4101 AP Workplace Anti-violence
  • 4101 BP Workplace Anti-Violence
  • 4104 BP – Telecommuting Policy
  •  

    5000 Students

    5101 Anti-Bullying
  • 5101 BP – Anti-Bullying
  •  

    5102 Sexual Harassment – Students
  • 5102 BP – Sexual Harassment_Students
  • 5103 1 AP-Student Suspension-Expulsion
  •  

    5103 Student Discipline
  • 5103 BP – Student Discipline
  • 5103.1 Student Susspension & Expulsion Due Process
    Admin Hearing Forms
  • Admin Hearing Notification Letter Sample
  • Admin Hearing Outcome Letter Sample
  • Admin Hearing Report to Board Template
  • Notice of Suspension
  • S105
  • 5103 1 AP-Student Suspension-Expulsion
  •  

    5131 Possession and Use of Cell Phones
  • 5131 BP – Possession and Use of Cell Phones
  •  

    5141.51 Suicide Prevention
  • 5141 52 AP – Suicide Prevention
  • 5141.52 BP – Suicide Prevention
  •  

    5601 Student Freedom of Speech and Expression
  • 5601 – Form S105
  • 5601 AP – Freedom of Expression
  • 5601 BP – Freedom of Expression
  •  

    6000 Instruction

    6101 Independent Study
  • 6101 BP Independent Study
  • AP 6101 Independent Study
  •  

    6102 School-Sponsored and Non-Sponsored Trips
  • 6102 AP School-Sponsored and Non-Sponsored Trips.March.08
  • 6102 Assumption of Potential Risk-Rel
  • 6102 BP Field Trips.
  • 6102 Driver’s Permission for Use of Private Veh
  • 6102 Parent Permission for Student Participation F200
  • 6102 Trip Authorization-Transportation Req F100.March
  •  

    6103 Computer and Internet Use
  • 6103 BP – Computer and Internet Use
  • SIATech AUP-5 15 12
  •  

    6173 Homeless Education Policy
  • 6173 BP – Homeless Education Policy
  •  

    6201 Certificate of Completion
  • 6201 BP – Certificate of Completion
  • AP 6201 – Certificate of Completion
  •  

    9000 Bylaws

  • SIATech Academy South Bylaws
  • 9130 Board Commities
  • 9130 AP (A) – Board committees
  • 9130 BP -Board Committees
  •  

    9645 Disclosure of Wrongful Conduct
  • 9645 AP Disclosure of Wrongful Conduct
  • 9645 BP Disclosure of Wrongful Conduct
  •