Board Updates


​​​Savvy Safety in Public Schools Forum.jpgSavvy Safety in Public Schools Forum

Wednesday, September 20, 2023

5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

200 Kalmus Drive, Costa Mesa

Savvy Safety in Public Schools Forum.pdf

Powerpoint Presentations

News rele​​​ases

Press Release - Safety Forum (September 20, 2023)​ ​

Press Release - SB 286 (08.15.2022)

Press Release (08.04.2022)​

Press Release (July 6, 2022)​

Press Release (April 7, 2022)​

Governor Newsom’s unending state of emergency challenged in California Supreme Court (Aug. 11, 2021)

OCBE approves suit challenging Governor Newsom's authority to suspend normal administrative rule making and to mandate masking of children in public schools (Aug. 3, 2021)

Orange County Board of Education announces plans to file lawsuit against California Governor to reopen schools (July 28, 2020)


​​​Dan “Ox” Ochsner, host of Ox in the Afternoon on KNSI Radio (St. Cloud, Minnesota), interviews Orange County Board of Education President Dr. Lisa Sparks​.

​​Board Vacancy

Board Appointment Announcement

Board of Education 1st District Map​

​Redistric​​​tin​​​​g 2021

​Every 10 years, coinciding with the release of U.S. Census data, trustee area maps for the Orange County Board of Education are assessed and potentially revised to reflect population shifts. The process known as “redistricting” helps ensure that board members represent an equal number of constituents.​​​​​

2021 r​edistricting resources​ ​


Resignation statement by Tim Shaw (Nov. 1, 2021)

General Counsel litigation settlement (March 3, 2021)

Update on legal challenge to governor, public health officer (Aug. 5, 2020)

Legal challenge to the governor and public health officer (July 28, 2020)

General counsel and budget litigation (July 1, 2020)

Update on general counsel and budget litigation (May 13, 2020)

Update on general counsel litigation (March 4, 2020)

Update on general counsel litigation (Feb. 5, 2020)

Update on general counsel litigation (Jan. 8, 2020)

Budget dispute and litigation (Nov. 26, 2019)

EPIC Charter School petition litigation (April 10, 2019)

CHYA public forum mission statement (Sept. 12, 2018)

Appointment of in-house general counsel (Aug. 7, 2018)

White papers

Policy Paper on Ethnic Studies and Critical Race Theory in California (January 5, 2022)​

"Opening Schools in Orange County” special community forum (July 13, 2020)

Documents and Resources

Board Member, 4th District vacancy: Filing deadline extended​ (Nov. 30, 2021)

Board Member, 4th District vacancy (Nov. 15, 2021)

2021 redistricting resources

Orange County Board of Education legal documents (Jan. 8, 2020)

Orange County Board of Education petition for writ of mandate (Nov. 26, 2019)

OCBE Interdistrict Appeals Letter (July 13, 2017)

Charter school operator agreement template (June 24, 2014)