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The Board of Education consists of seven members elected from three trustee areas.  Two members from Trustee Area 1 serve Marina, and part of the unincorporated former Fort Ord; three members from Trustee Area 2 serve the cities of Del Rey Oaks, Seaside, Sand City, and a small part of Monterey; and two members from Trustee Area 3 serve most of Monterey, and the remainder of MPUSD.  The Superintendent of Schools serves as the Board Secretary and student representatives from each high school serve on the Board to represent student interests, but are non-voting members.




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Congressman Sam Farr visiting MPUSD

MPUSD Governance Team


Through dynamic, engaging learning experiences and collaborative partnerships within our diverse Coastal community, the Monterey Peninsula Unified School District ensures that each student will attain the intellectual, social and personal knowledge to passionately seek the challenges of the future.


  • We believe that all people have inherent value.
  • We believe that respect and dignity are basic human needs.
  • We believe that expectations and beliefs significantly influence performance.
  • We believe that supportive and caring relationships are essential to community.
  • We believe that honesty, responsibility and trust are essential for a healthy community.
  • We believe that we need to celebrate success.
  • We believe that we will succeed!


(Download the Board goals and components in English and Spanish.)

  • Goal One: Improve outcomes for all students and eliminate performance gaps
  • Goal Two: Recruit, develop and retain a diverse, high quality staff
  • Goal Three: Provide high quality learning environments for all students and staff
  • Goal Four: Maintain the fiscal solvency of the District and align resources to improve student performance

Approved Board Goals in Full (Click for all Four)


5-Year Measurable Outcomes


Board Meetings 
Board meetings are normally held on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at the following location, unless otherwise indicated:

The Instructional Materials Center
540 Canyon Del Rey Blvd.
Del Rey Oaks, CA

Closed Sessions
The Board of Trustees meet in closed session at designated times prior to the regular meeting at 7:00 p.m. 

Special Board Meetings and Study Sessions
Throughout the year Special Board meetings are scheduled as needed to discuss and consider particular items.
Study Sessions are scheduled as needed. Date, time & topics are announced prior to each special meeting/study session.

Public Participation at Board Meetings
At each Board of Education meeting there is an opportunity for the public to make comments regarding any non-agenda matters within the Board's subject matter jurisdiction. When the President of the Board recognizes a member of the public for oral comments, such comments are limited to three (3) minutes.

Contact Us


Please send correspondence to:

Monterey Peninsula Unified School District
Superintendent's Office
P.O. 1031
Monterey, CA 93942-1031


All correspondence will be delivered to Board Trustees prior to the meeting that immediately follows the date it was received.

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