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As students strive to learn and their parents and teachers work to help them succeed, school administrators make sure that they all have the materials, facilities, and resources that they need. This page helps administrators find what they need.

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Torlakson meets with administrators and community members at the Public Safety Academy in Fairfield.

A Message to California School and District Administrators

Principals and superintendents are responsible for the “big picture” of their schools and districts. This might include anything from budget management to staff training and working directly with students and parents. It’s critical work that is full of opportunities to help students and families in California succeed. I hope the information gathered in these pages helps you stay up to date, maximize your resources, and connect with colleagues. —Tom Torlakson, State Superintendent of Public Instruction

Students | Parents | Teachers | Administrators

Last Reviewed: Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Recently Posted for Administrators

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    Student Mental Health Policy Workgroup meeting agenda for June 24, 2016.
  • 2015-16 P-2 Apportionment Letter (added 21-Jun-2016)
    Letter to county superintendents of schools, auditors, and treasurers for the 2015-16 Second Principal (P-2) Apportionment.
  • School-Parent Guide-Learning Support (PDF) (added 21-Jun-2016)
    A tool for school staff and parents to use when jointly developing the school-parent compact.
  • UCP Checklist for 2016-17 (PDF) (added 20-Jun-2016)
    Comprehensive list of required statements to be included in the six (6) different UCP policies, procedures, notices, and forms according to California Code of Regulations, Title 5 (5 CCR) sections 4600-4687.

  • Sample UCP Pol and Pro (DOC) (added 20-Jun-2016)
    Sample Policies and Procedures assists LEAs in meeting the requirements in describing the UCP complaints process according to California Code of Regulations, Title 5.
  • Sample UCP Annual Notice (DOC) (added 20-Jun-2016)
    Sample UCP Annual Notice assists LEAs to annually notify their stakeholders of their UCP complaint procedures according to California Code of Regulations, Title 5.
  • Distribution of the UCP Annual Notice (DOC) (added 20-Jun-2016)
    This form is a questionnaire for agencies to complete before the FPM review to confirm the distribution of a valid UCP Annual Notice to their stakeholders by the end of the current school year.
  • Sample UCP Complaint Log for UCP 3 (PDF) (added 20-Jun-2016)
    Tool designed to assist LEAs in their preparation for the FPM online review of UCP 3.
  • Self-Cert for UCP 3 (DOC) (added 20-Jun-2016)
    Self-cert is for the LEA to complete before the FPM online review to report whether or not it filed UCP complaints within a 12-month period.