Our Governing Board
Our Governing Board and District Administration are dedicated to the education of our children. They value your input into the decision-making process. We encourage your attendance at our regularly scheduled board meetings whenever possible. New this year, Riverside Elementary School District #2 adopts paperless meeting technology for the new school year. We invite you to read this press release for the full story.
Regularly Scheduled Meetings
The Riverside Elementary School District No. 2 District Administration and Governing Board will hold all their Regular Board Meetings the THIRD Thursday of every month commencing at 5:00 p.m. for the 2016-2017 school year. The Governing Board Regular Meetings will be in the R2 District Board Room located at 1414 S. 51st Avenue. We will post Regular Board Meetings notices and agendas 24 hours in advance of the Regular Board Meetings. The Regular Board Meeting notices and agendas will be posted inside the enclosed R2 Public Notice Bulletin Board located next to the Riverside Traditional School Administrative Office and adjacent to the District Office on the southeast corner facing 51st Avenue. Additionally, Regular Board Meeting notices of time, date, and location of the Regular Board Meeting will be posted on this website. If you need further clarification and assistance, please contact the district office at (602) 477-8900.
Parents — Please note that any board policy is available for oral translation. There is always a translator available at our Board meetings.
Padres — Por favor note que cualquier póliza de la mesa directiva esta disponible para traducción. Siempre hay un traductor disponible en nuestras juntas de la mesa directiva.
Special Board Meetings
The Riverside Elementary School District No. 2 District Administration and Governing Board will hold all their Special Board Meetings as needed. The Governing Board Special Meetings will be held in the R2 District Board Room located at 1414 S. 51st Avenue. We will post Special Board Meeting notices and agendas 24 hours in advance of the Special Board Meetings. The Special Board Meeting notices and agendas will be posted inside the enclosed R2 Public Notice Bulletin Board located next to the Riverside Traditional School Administrative Office and adjacent to the District Office on the southeast corner facing 51st Avenue. Additionally, we will post Special Board Meeting notices of time, date, and location of the Special Board Meeting on this website. If you need further clarification and assistance, please contact the district office at (602) 477-8900.
Dr. Joyce Luckie, Board President
Mr. Martin Martinez, Board Vice President
Mr. Martinez is self-employed and owns two businesses. He enjoys the outdoors and spending time with his daughter. His daughter currently attends school in the Riverside District. Mr. Martinez received the award as R2’s Volunteer of the Year for the 2013-2014 school year.
Mr. Martinez is happy to be a part of the governing board and looks forward to working side by side along with other board members to achieve the best results for our students. He believes students will successfully achieve their goals if they are properly equipped during their school years with Riverside School District. He strongly believes in inspiring lifelong learning to advance knowledge and strengthen our communities.
Ms. Lillie Valencia, Member
Ms. Valencia is currently working as an educator in a nearby district and is a former Riverside Elementary School District faculty member. She has dedicated most of her career to education. Ms. Valencia started her career as an instructional assistant and through hard work and dedication is now an elementary school teacher. Ms. Valencia has taught many grade levels including kindergarten, third, sixth, and special education.
Ms. Valencia believes in the students, community, and faculty at R2. She specifically supports the district's focus on STEM and the vision of preparing R2 students for the advanced careers of the future. Her focus will be on the community, the whole student, and the teachers. Ms. Valencia has two children who attended the Riverside District Elementary Schools, both Riverside Traditional School and Kings Ridge Preparatory Academy. Ms. Valencia has a child with Autism and is willing to share her experiences with other parents of exceptional children. She understands the importance of preparing children for college and the careers afterwards. She strongly believes Riverside Elementary School District is the top district to offer students a rigorous, STEM driven and innovative education. Ms. Valencia is excited to be a part of a great STEM district.
Interested in past public notices? We invite you to view our Governing Board Archive page.
You can read our Governing Board Policies online at the ASBA website by clicking on the link below:
Riverside Elementary School District has a governing board vacancy. Please contact Mrs. Carbajal, the governing board secretary, at (602) 477-8900 for information. The deadline for candidates to submit paperwork is January 29, 2016.