Report 2017-104 Recommendation 11 Responses

Report 2017-104: Montebello Unified School District: County Superintendent Intervention Is Necessary to Address Its Weak Financial Management and Governance (Release Date: November 2017)

Recommendation #11 To: Montebello Unified School District

To ensure that Montebello hires executives who meet the minimum qualifications, it should verify that such individuals hold both an administrative and teaching credential before appointing them to a position of superintendent or assistant superintendent.

6-Month Agency Response

MUSD anticipates fulfilling this recommendation on June 17, 2018. At that time, the Assistant Superintendent of Educational Services is scheduled to be presented for Board approval.

  • Estimated Completion Date: 6/30/2018
  • Response Date: May 2018

California State Auditor's Assessment of 6-Month Status: Pending

60-Day Agency Response

MUSD will continue to ensure that candidates hired for an executive position hold both an administrative and a teaching credential. At this time, MUSD has not hired any candidates for executive positions.

  • Completion Date: July 2017
  • Response Date: December 2017

California State Auditor's Assessment of 60-Day Status: Pending

Per its response, Montebello has not yet hired for executive positions. We will assess Montebello's actions to implement this recommendation once it fills an executive position.

  • Auditee did not address all aspects of the recommendation

All Recommendations in 2017-104

Agency responses received are posted verbatim.