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Victor Elementary School District - REVISED
Agenda
Regular Board Meeting
WED, January 19, 2011, 6:00 pm
Location:
Galileo Academy, 17000 Silica Rd., Victorville, CA


VISION: To prepare students to be able to select from a variety of career opportunities and to be successful in the world of work.

MISSION: All students will be at or above grade level in reading, writing, and mathematics as measured by results on state exams.

Reasonable Accommodation for any Individual with a Disability:
In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, any individual with a disability who requires reasonable accommodation in order to participate in the public meetings of the district's governing board may request assistance by contacting superintendent's office, (760) 245-1691.

Public Documents Relating to Open Session Agenda Items are available to the public at the Victor Elementary School District, superintendent's office, 15579 8th Street, Victorville, California.
Call To Order
Roll Call

Members:
Dr. Gary Elder, President; Lionel Dew, Vice President; Elise Brown, Clerk; Karen Morgan and Dr. Gabriel Stine

 
 

Act to Approve Revised Agenda

Dr. Gary Elder has requested that information item #23 below be added to the board agenda: Review of Board Policies. The board will take action to approve the revised board agenda.

M______ S______ V______

 
 

Public Verbal Comments

 
 

1.

Receive Public Verbal Comments Regarding Closed Session Items

This communication item is included on the agenda of each regular board meeting to provide an opportunity for citizens to make suggestions or identify concerns about matters affecting the district, or to suggest an item be scheduled for a future agenda. The board may not have complete information available to answer questions and may refer specific concerns to the staff for appropriate attention. Discussion of personnel matters is inappropriate for open session. The board is committed to protecting the privacy interests of district personnel. Should any member of the public wish to discuss a personnel matter, it must first be brought to the attention of the assistant superintendent of personnel services. Speakers are cautioned that under California law, no person is immune from liability for making intentionally false or defamatory comments regarding any person simply because those comments are made at a public meeting. Please limit comments to three minutes per individual. Total time for public input is limited to 45 minutes.

 
 

CLOSED SESSION (6:00-7:00 PM)

 
 

2.

PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT/RELEASE/RESIGNATION: Act to Approve Certificated, Classified, and Charter Personnel Reports #11-08

M_____ S_____ V_____

 
 

3.

PUPIL SERVICES REPORT:

A. Approve stipulated expulsion, student #315572
B. Approve stipulated expulsion, student #334253

M_____ S_____ V_____

 
 

4.

PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT: Discuss board approval of substitute teachers (Dr. Elder)

 
 

5.

CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATOR

District Representative: Jan Gonzales
Employee Organizations: V.E.T.A. and C.S.E.A.

 
 

REGULAR SESSION (7:00 PM)

 
 

6.

Pledge of Allegiance

 
 

7.

Report Actions Taken in Closed Session

The actions taken in closed session above will be reported out to the public

 
 

8.

Review of Basic #9:

VESD Basic #9: We answer all calls and emails in a timely manner (phone calls within 3 rings, emails within 24 hours).

 
 

9.

Review of VESD Way - Financial Health (Dr. Marsden)

The board will review the Financial Health component of the VESD Way.

 
 

Communication Session

 
 

10.

Public Verbal Comments

This communication item is included on the agenda of each regular board meeting to provide an opportunity for citizens to make suggestions or identify concerns about matters affecting the district, or to suggest an item be scheduled for a future agenda. The board may not have complete information available to answer questions and may refer specific concerns to the staff for appropriate attention. Discussion of personnel matters is inappropriate for open session. The board is committed to protecting the privacy interests of district personnel. Should any member of the public wish to discuss a personnel matter, it must first be brought to the attention of the assistant superintendent of personnel services. Speakers are cautioned that under California law, no person is immune from liability for making intentionally false or defamatory comments regarding any person simply because those comments are made at a public meeting.

Please limit comments to three minutes per individual. Total time for public input is limited to 45 minutes.

 
 

11.

V.E.T.A. Report

 
 

12.

C.S.E.A. Report

 
 

13.

Board Members Comments

Individual board members may wish to share information about topics not on the agenda or suggest items for a future agenda.

 
 

14.

Superintendent's Comments

 
 

Information Items

 
 

15.

RECOGNITION OF 2010 PRESIDENT AND CLERK OF THE BOARD (Dr. Marsden)

The district will recognize Karen Morgan, 2010 President of the Board, and Dr. Gabriel Stine, 2010 Clerk of the Board, for their service.

 
 

16.

FIRST READING OF NEW BOARD POLICY BP 5118, OPEN ENROLLMENT ACT TRANSFERS (Mrs. Mills)

The board will review the proposed new board policy BP 5118, Open Enrollment Act Transfers. The second reading will be on Feb. 9, 2011, and final reading and approval will be on March 9, 2011. Also included is the administrative regulation and exhibit for the board's information.

 
 

17.

SHARE INFORMATION FROM CALIFORNIA SCHOOL BOARDS ASSOCIATION CONFERENCE (Dr. Elder)

Individual board members who attended the CSBA Conference in December 2010 will share information received at the conference.

 
 

18.

DISCUSSION REGARDING BOARD PROTOCOLS (Dr. Marsden)

Board members will discuss board protocols and consider revisions.

 
 

19.

RECEIVE FIRST INTERIM ASSESSMENT RESULTS (Mrs. Mills)

Results of the first interim student assessments will be shared with the board.

 
 

20.

RECEIVE 2009-2010 DISTRICT AUDIT (Mrs. Betts)

The district's Auditor, Jeff Nigro, CPA of Nigro, Nigro & White, has completed the 2009-2010 audit. Copies have been forwarded to the appropriate state and county agencies. Copies are also available at the district joffice for review by any interested parties.

 
 

21.

RECEIVE MONITORING REPORT (Dr. Marsden)

The board will receive the monthly monitoring report.

 
 

22.

RECEIVE EVERYDAY COUNTS ATTENDANCE REPORT (Mrs. Clark)

The board will review the monthly attendance reports and recognize the school with the largest increase in ADA and the school with the highest ADA.

 
 

23.

REVIEW BOARD POLICIES (Dr. Elder)

The board will review the following board policies: AR 2122, Superintendent's Job Description

BP 2210, Admin. Leeway in Absence of Gov. Board Policy (Current VESD Policy and CSBA Sample)

BB 9121, 9123, 9123.1, President, Clerk, Vice-President (Current VESD Bylaws and Hesperia Bylaws)

 
 

24.

RECEIVE DECEMBER 2010 SUSPENSION REPORT (Mrs. Clark)

The board will receive the monthly suspension report.

 
 

25.

RECEIVE CONFERENCE REPORT (Mrs. Mills)

The board will receive the conference report.

 
 

Consent Items (Items 26 - 42)

The board will review and approve all consent items listed below (items #26-42)

M_____ S_____ V_____

 
 

26.

Approve Minutes of the December 8, 2010, Regular Board Meeting, and the January 8, 2011, Special Board Meeting

(click on Minutes in the left column, then select date)

 
 

27.

Approve District Warrants

 
 

28.

Approve Interdistrict Attendance Agreement with Barstow Unified School District

 
 

29.

Approve School Calendars for 2011-2012

 
 

30.

Approve Revised Designees for Board Certification of Minutes

 
 

31.

Approve 2011-2012 Budget Calendar

 
 

32.

Approve renewal of James Stasiak as a member of the Citizens Oversight Committee for a 2-year term

At their 01/11/11 quarterly meeting, the Citizens Oversight Committee recommended James Stasiak for a 2-year renewal term on the committee. His initial 1-year term expired December 2010. Mr. Stasiak will hold the role of "active business member" on the committee.

 
 

33.

Approve Contracts Listing for October - December 2010

 
 

34.

Approve increase in hours for Breakfast Cook assigned to Challenger School of Sports and Fitness

 
 

35.

Approve Two Instructional Aide Positions for Mountain View Montessori Charter School

 
 

36.

Approve Donation from SchoolsFirst Federal Credit Union in the amount of $985

 
 

37.

Approve Donation for Green Tree East from Box Tops for Education in the amount $302.80 to be used for instructional materials

 
 

38.

Approve Donations for Puesta del Sol School for to be used for instructional materials

Box Tops for Education in the amount $434;
Herff Jones in the amount $150.90;
Staples in the amount $9.96;
and Puesta del Sol Parent Teacher Organization in the amount $7189.45

 
 

39.

Approve Donation of a Sony computer from Julie Mangold to be used in one of the Academy classrooms

 
 

40.

Approve Donation for Galileo from their Parent Teacher Organization in the amount $1,236.37 to be used for class field trips to Oak Glen, the L.A. County Fair and the San Diego Zoo

 
 

41.

Approve Donation to Discovery School of the Arts to be used for instructional materials

Target in the amount $620.29;
Edison International in the amount $99.99

 
 

42.

Approve Volunteers for Green Tree East, Challenger, Sixth Street Prep, Park View, Brentwood, and Lomitas Schools

Green Tree East School volunteer: Martha Garcia
Challenger School volunteers: Jennifer Dorado and Saul Sandoval

 
 

Action Items

 
 

43.

ACT TO ADOPT RESOLUTION 11-01, APPROVING THE ANNUAL AND FIVE YEAR REPORTABLE FEES REPORT FOR FISCAL YEAR 2009-2010, IN COMPLIANCE WITH GOVERNMENT CODE SECTIONS 66006 AND 66001 (Mr. Etter)

The Annual and Five-Year Reportable Fees Report covers the collections and expenditures of reportable fees, and the appropriate procedures have been followed.

The recommended action is to approve Resolution 11-01 as presented.

M_____ S_____ V_____

 
 

44.

ACT TO APPROVE ADDITIONAL SPEECH THERAPIST POSITION (Mrs. Swearingen)

To better service the needs of the staff and students of Victor Elementary School District and to ensure legal compliance, we have determined that there is a need to establish one new Language Speech and Hearing Specialist Position. Due to the increasing number of students requiring speech services, it is recommended that one additional Language, Speech and Hearing Specialist position be established.

The recommended action is to establish the new position of Language, Speech and Hearing Specialist effective February 10, 2011.

M_____ S_____ V_____

 
 

FINANCING CORPORATION BOARD MEETING

 
 

45.

ACT TO ADJOURN FROM THE REGULAR MEETING AND OPEN THE FINANCING CORPORATION BOARD MEETING (Mrs. Gonzales)

The board will adjourn from the regular meeting of the Victor Elementary School District and open the Victor Elementary School District Financing Corporation Board Meeting.

M______ S______ V______

 
 

46.

ACT TO APPROVE THE INCUMBENCY AND SIGNATURE CERTIFICATE OF THE FINANCING CORPORATION OF THE VICTOR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL DISTRICT (Mrs. Gonzales)

Mrs. Gonzales will present the Incumbency and Signature Certificate of the Financing Corporation of the Victor Elementary School District.

The recommended action is for the board to approve the Incumbency and Signature Certificate of the Financing Corporation of the Victor Elementary School District as presented.

M______ S______ V______

 
 

47.

ACT TO ADJOURN THE VICTOR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL DISTRICT FINANCING CORPORATION BOARD MEETING AND RETURN TO THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE VICTOR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL DISTRICT (Mrs. Gonzales)

The board will adjourn from the Victor Elementary School District Financing Corporation Board Meeting and return to the regular meeting of the Victor Elementary School District.

M______ S______ V______

 
 

Adjournment

Time Adjourned: _____________________

M_____ S_____ V_____

 
 


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