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Victor Elementary School District
Agenda
Regular Board Meeting
WED, February 9, 2011, 6:00 pm
Location:
Liberty School, 12900 Amethyst 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

PUBLIC VERBAL COMMENTS (6:00 PM)

 
 

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

 
 

2.

PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT/RELEASE/RESIGNATION: Act to Approve Certificated, Classified, and Charter Personnel Reports #11-09 with Addendum(s)

M_____ S_____ V_____

 
 

3.

ACT TO APPROVE PUPIL SERVICES REPORT (Mrs. Clark)

A. Stipulated expulsion of student 242415
B. Stipulated expulsion of student 297323
C. Stipulated expulsion of student 273640
D. Stipulated expulsion of student 370818
E. Readmit student 308029
F. Readmit student 308066
G. Readmit student 315391
H. Readmit student 273123
I. Readmit student 320038
J. Readmit student 262003
K. Readmit student 353026


M_____ S_____ V_____

 
 

4.

CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATOR

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

 
 

REGULAR SESSION (7:00 PM)

 
 

5.

Pledge of Allegiance

 
 

VESD Basic and VESD Way

 
 

6.

Review VESD Basic 10 (Dr. Elder)

Basic 10: We are always Ladies and Gentlemen in all interactions, even when a conversation grows abusive and must be terminated.

 
 

7.

Review of The VESD Way - Physical Health (Dr. Marsden)

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

 
 

School Report

 
 

8.

MOUNTAIN VIEW MONTESSORI CHARTER SCHOOL REPORT (Ms. Dusharme)

Principal Laurien Dusharme will present the school's action plan to achieve the district mission.

 
 

Communication Session

 
 

9.

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.

 
 

10.

V.E.T.A. Report

 
 

11.

C.S.E.A. Report

 
 

12.

Board Members Comments

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

 
 

13.

Superintendent's Comments

 
 

Recess

The board will take a brief recess.

 
 

Information Items

 
 

14.

REVIEW BOARD MEMBERS' CONFERENCE BUDGET (Dr. Elder)

The board will review their conference budget.

 
 

15.

RECEIVE MONTHLY MONITORING REPORT (Dr. Marsden)

The board will receive the updated district Monitoring Report.

 
 

16.

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.

 
 

17.

FIRST READING OF REVISED BOARD POLICIES: BP 2210 AND BB 9123, 9123.1, AND 9400 (Dr. Elder)

The board will review the following revised board policies:

BP 2210, Admin. Leeway in Absence of Gov. Board Policy

BB 9123, Clerk of the Board

BB 9123.1, Vice-President of the Board

BB 9400, Board & Supt. Protocols

The second reading will be at the March 9, 2011 board meeting, and final reading and approval will be at the April 6, 2011 board meeting.

 
 

18.

SECOND 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 third reading and approval will be on March 9, 2011. Also included is the administrative regulation and exhibit for the board's information.

 
 

19.

RECEIVE REPORT ON DECILE 1-3 WILLIAMS MONITORED SCHOOL VISITS BASED ON 2009 API (Mrs. Gonzales)

According to Section 1240 of the Education Code, the results of the quarterly county superintendent's visits to our district schools which were identified as Decile 1-3 schools (Williams monitored schools) based on 2009 API will be presented to the board.

 
 

20.

RECEIVE JANUARY 2011 SUSPENSION REPORT (Mrs. Clark)

The board will review the January 2011 suspension report.

 
 

Consent Items (Items 21-28)

The board will review and act to approve all consent items listed below (items 21-28):

M_____ S_____ V_____

 
 

21.

Approve Minutes of the January 19, 2011, Regular Board Meeting, and the February 2, 2011, Special Board Meeting

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

 
 

22.

Approve District Warrants

 
 

23.

Approve Revised Board Meeting Schedule

(1) February 19, 2011, special board meeting, time has been changed to 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
(2) April 6, 2011, has been changed from an optional meeting to a regular meeting. Kegham Tashjian will be facilitating a discussion at this meeting.
(3) The July 20, 2011, meeting has been changed to July 27, 2011 due to a scheduling conflict (SIA Conference).

 
 

24.

Approve Memorandum of Understanding between VESD and CSEA

 
 

25.

Approve Contracts with SES Providers

 
 

26.

Approve Increase in Hours for Classified Position

 
 

27.

Approve Volunteers at Mojave Vista, Challenger, Liberty, Irwin & The Academy, Endeavour, and Lomitas Schools

 
 

28.

Approve Donation for Endeavour School from Endeavour PTA in the amount $372.88 to be used for field trips

 
 

Action Items

 
 

29.

APPROVE AGREEMENT WITH VETA (Mrs. Swearingen)

Through negotiations, an agreement has been reached with VETA for 2010/2011. Provisions for a one year Memorandum of Understanding include:

Salary shall stay the same for 2010/2011. Should mid-year cuts occur and/or if the governor's proposal indicates education cuts for 2011/2012, the teams agree to come back and put compensation for 2011/2012 as the priority in negotiations. Our intent will be to settle using the May Revise numbers. There also shall be an understanding that if there are significant revenue changes, positive or negative to the 2011/2012 budget, discussions shall open.

Provisions for a Tentative Agreement by and between VESD and VETA include changes to the following Articles:

Article IV - Decision Making
Article VI - Assignment
Article VII - Transfer
Article XI - Leaves
Article XXII - Completion of Meet and Negotiation
Article XXIV - Agency Service Fee

The calendars for the 2011/2012 and the 2012/2013 school years that were presented to the Board for approval at the January 19, 2011 meeting were included in the ratification vote by the Association.

This agreement was reached by District and VETA negotiators using the Interest-Based Bargaining approach and a neutral facilitator. The Association ratified the agreement at their meeting on January 19, 2011, by a vote of 205 to 5. The AB1200 required report has been completed and was posted for the public for 10 working days. It is presented to the Board of Trustees for approval.

Approval of the agreement between VETA and VESD is recommended.

M_____ S_____ V_____

 
 

30.

2010-2011 CONSOLIDATED APPLICATION FOR FUNDING CATEGORICAL AID PROGRAM, PART II (Mrs. Mills)

Part II of the Consolidated Application for funding Categorical Aid Programs is submitted for board approval.The document was reviewed and approved by the District Advisory Council and the District English Learner Advisory Committee.

The recommended action is to approve the Consolidated Application Part II as presented.

M_____ S_____ V_____

 
 

31.

ACT TO APPROVE RESOLUTION 11-02, SUPPORTING A REVENUE EXTENSION TO BE PLACED ON THE BALLOT (Dr. Marsden)

Attached is a resolution in support of placing a measure on the ballot for the extension of temporary revenues that are vitally needed in order to help prevent deeper cuts to schools and students

The recommended action is to approve Resolution 11-02 as presented.

M_____ S_____ V_____

 
 

Recess

The board will take a brief recess before entering closed session.

 
 

Report Actions Taken in Closed Session

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

 
 

Adjournment

Time Adjourned: _____________________

M_____ S_____ V_____

 
 


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