REMARKS ABOUT PARENTS IN A VIDEO. >> AND WHAT WAS BELIEVED TO BE A CLOSED SESSION — >> ARE WE ALONE? >> ARE — IF YOU’RE GOING TO CALL ME OUT, I’M GOING TO **** YOU UP. >> NOT KNOWING PARENTS WERE LISTENING AND RECORDING WHAT WAS SUPPOSED TO BE A CLOSED SECTION — SESSION. >> THESE SENTIMENTS ARE NOT SITTING WELL AMONG PARENTS. >> I FEEL THAT WAS NOT ONLY A SLAP IN THE FACE NOT ONLY TO PTA MEMBERS AND TEACHERS BY CALLING THEM BABYSITTERS. >> THESE COMMENTS ARE NOT TYPICAL AND MORE PORTLY NOT WITH THE COMMUNITY SHOULD EXPECT FROM OUR TEACHERS. >> SHAME ON YOU FOR BELITTLING US. >> HETRICK ADDS HE WILL HOLD HIMSELF ACCOUNTABLE, STATING HE WILL NOT — >> OR NESTA FALCONE REPRESENTS FAMILIES WHO WANT SCHOOL CAMPUSES TO REOPEN SAFELY. HE SAYS OAKLEY AS WELL AS OTHER SCHOOL DISTRICTS SHOULD FOLLOW CDC GUIDELINES TO WELCOME STUDENTS BACK TO THE CLASSROOM. >> WHICH ARE STRAIGHT FORWARD, AND REVERSE COURSE, MAYBE THEY KEEP THEIR JOBS, BUT THAT IS UP TO THE LOCAL COMMUNITY. >> AS THIS PETITION GAINS MORE TRACTION, DEMANDING THE — DEMANDING THEY LACK SIGN, TO BUILD TRUST REQUIRES TRANSPARENCY. >> WE NEED MORE COMMUNICATION. >> AND OAK

‘They need their babysitters again’: Oakley-area superintendent apologizes after board trustees mock mother and father

Updated: 7:06 PM PST Feb 18, 2021

A Contra Costa County college district is apologizing to livid mother and father after some college board members have been seen and heard making disparaging remarks about mother and father in a now extensively seen video. In what was believed to be a closed session assembly, Oakley Union Elementary School board members are seen sounding off, unaware mother and father have been listening, even recording the unfiltered dialog.In the video, board member Kim Beede is heard saying, “(Expletive), in case you’re gonna name me out, I’m gonna (expletive) you up.”In one other portion of the video, after board members lament over mother and father’ criticism, board member Lisa Brizendine stated, “They wish to decide on us, they need their babysitters again.” Minutes after, one other board member, Richie Masadas, alludes to folks smoking medicinal marijuana, “clientele … have been mother and father left their children at college.” The group is heard laughing.Toward the top of the video, Beede stated, “We have the assembly open to the general public proper now.” Moments later, the feed is reduce off. The unhinged feedback in the direction of mother and father, who wish to reopen college campuses, didn’t sit nicely amongst neighborhood members.”I really feel like that was a slap within the face to not solely PTA members, not solely to lecturers, by calling them babysitters,” mother or father Claudine Zambrana stated.Greg Hetrick, the superintendent stated in an announcement: Last night time on the Oakley Union Elementary School District Regular Board Meeting there have been unlucky and really inappropriate feedback made that have been heard by many. These feedback should not typical and extra importantly they don’t seem to be what the neighborhood ought to count on from our faculty district. We all take pleasure within the Vision of the Oakley Union Elementary School District in that we’re “A various studying neighborhood dedicated to educating and empowering as we speak’s learners and tomorrow’s leaders in a secure and inclusive surroundings.” The feedback made weren’t in alignment with our Vision and are positively not what any of us stand for as leaders. I do know that we misplaced belief with the neighborhood. I cannot make excuses for what occurred or why it occurred. I’m the superintendent. I’m accountable and accountable and I’m really sorry for what befell. I’ve been and proceed to be dedicated to working collectively for the betterment of the Oakley Union Elementary School District college students, employees and full college neighborhood. I do know that our college students deserve higher from us. I pledge to work collaboratively with stakeholders and neighborhood members to start doing the necessary work that’s wanted to rebuild neighborhood belief in our district. Ernesto Falcon is a member of Open Schools California, a volunteer-run group that desires college campuses to reopen safely.”To see folks in native authorities answerable for that, actually simply trash mother and father, is horrifying,” Falcon stated.Falcon stated the bigger problem at hand, is the rising variety of mother and father, who need college districts to observe the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention security tips and welcome college students again to the classroom, “Which are straight ahead… perhaps they hold their jobs however that is as much as the local people,” Falcon stated.By Thursday morning, mother and father have been calling for board members’ resignations via a web based petition.KCRA 3 additionally reached to board trustees through e-mail. By Thursday afternoon, we have now not but obtained any replies.

OAKLEY, Calif. — A Contra Costa County college district is apologizing to livid mother and father after some college board members have been seen and heard making disparaging remarks about mother and father in a now extensively seen video. In what was believed to be a closed session assembly, Oakley Union Elementary School board members are seen sounding off, unaware mother and father have been listening, even recording the unfiltered dialog.
In the video, board member Kim Beede is heard saying, “(Expletive), in case you’re gonna name me out, I’m gonna (expletive) you up.”In one other portion of the video, after board members lament over mother and father’ criticism, board member Lisa Brizendine stated, “They wish to decide on us, they need their babysitters again.” Minutes after, one other board member, Richie Masadas, alludes to folks smoking medicinal marijuana, “clientele … have been mother and father left their children at college.” The group is heard laughing.Toward the top of the video, Beede stated, “We have the assembly open to the general public proper now.” Moments later, the feed is reduce off. The unhinged feedback in the direction of mother and father, who wish to reopen college campuses, didn’t sit nicely amongst neighborhood members.”I really feel like that was a slap within the face to not solely PTA members, not solely to lecturers, by calling them babysitters,” mother or father Claudine Zambrana stated.Greg Hetrick, the superintendent stated in an announcement: Last night time on the Oakley Union Elementary School District Regular Board Meeting there have been unlucky and really inappropriate feedback made that have been heard by many. These feedback should not typical and extra importantly they don’t seem to be what the neighborhood ought to count on from our faculty district. We all take pleasure within the Vision of the Oakley Union Elementary School District in that we’re “A various studying neighborhood dedicated to educating and empowering as we speak’s learners and tomorrow’s leaders in a secure and inclusive surroundings.” The feedback made weren’t in alignment with our Vision and are positively not what any of us stand for as leaders. I do know that we misplaced belief with the neighborhood. I cannot make excuses for what occurred or why it occurred. I’m the superintendent. I’m accountable and accountable and I’m really sorry for what befell. I’ve been and proceed to be dedicated to working collectively for the betterment of the Oakley Union Elementary School District college students, employees and full college neighborhood. I do know that our college students deserve higher from us. I pledge to work collaboratively with stakeholders and neighborhood members to start doing the necessary work that’s wanted to rebuild neighborhood belief in our district. Ernesto Falcon is a member of Open Schools California, a volunteer-run group that desires college campuses to reopen safely.”To see folks in native authorities answerable for that, actually simply trash mother and father, is horrifying,” Falcon stated.Falcon stated the bigger problem at hand, is the rising variety of mother and father, who need college districts to observe the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention security tips and welcome college students again to the classroom, “Which are straight ahead… perhaps they hold their jobs however that is as much as the local people,” Falcon stated.By Thursday morning, mother and father have been calling for board members’ resignations via a web based petition.KCRA 3 additionally reached to board trustees through e-mail. By Thursday afternoon, we have now not but obtained any replies.