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Victor Elementary School District
Agenda
Regular Board Meeting
WED, March 14, 2012, 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; Dr. Gabriel Stine, Clerk; Elise Brown and Karen Morgan

 
 

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.

 
 

CLOSED SESSION

 
 

2.

PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT/RELEASE/RESIGNATION: Act to Approve Personnel Reports #12-11 with Addendum(s)

M_______ S_______ V_______

 
 

3.

REVIEW PUPIL SERVICES REPORT (Mrs. Clark)

 
 

4.

CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORS

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

 
 

5.

LIABILITY CLAIMS UPDATE - Jan Gonzales

 
 

REGULAR SESSION - Immediately following Closed Session but no earlier than 7:00 p.m.

 
 

6.

Pledge of Allegiance

 
 

7.

Report Actions Taken in Closed Session

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

 
 

8.

Review Board Protocol

Communications Section, #7: All significant administrative actions are to be communicated to all board members.

 
 

9.

Review of Basic #6

VESD Basic #6: We take personal responsibility for personal and group decisions; therefore, "We versus They" does not exist, we do not blame or make excuses.

 
 

10.

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

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

 
 

Communication Session

 
 

11.

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.

 
 

12.

V.E.T.A. Report

 
 

13.

C.S.E.A. Report

 
 

14.

Superintendent's Comments

 
 

15.

Board Members Comments

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

 
 

Information Items

 
 

16.

RECEIVE MONITORING REPORT (Dr. Marsden)

The monthly monitoring report will be reviewed.

 
 

17.

RECEIVE INFORMATION REGARDING SIMILAR SCHOOLS RANKING (Mrs. Mills)

The state released the similar school rankings for our schools. The board will receive the rankings for each school.

 
 

18.

SECOND READING OF NEW AND REVISED BOARD POLICIES (Dr. Marsden)

The board will receive the following new and revised board policies for the second reading. These policies will be brought back for the third reading and approval at the April 18, 2012, board meeting.

BP 0450 (revision): Comprehensive Safety Plan
BP 2121 (new): Superintendent's Contract
BP 5111 (revision): Student Admission
BP 5113 (revision): Student Absences and Excuses
BB 9223 (revision): Filling Board Vacancies
BB 9320 (revision): Board Meetings and Notices

 
 

19.

READING OF "CALL TO ORDER: A BLUEPRINT FOR GREAT BOARD MEETINGS" (Dr. Elder)

Dr. Elder will lead a discussion about this California School Boards Association publication. The board will review pages 11-22 at this meeting. This item will be on future board meeting agendas until the board completes its review.

 
 

20.

RECEIVE FIRST READING OF BB 9100, ORGANIZATION, REGARDING ROTATION OF BOARD OFFICERS (Dr. Elder)

Dr. Elder would like to discuss the rotation of board officers. The board will review new board bylaw BB 9100, Board Organization. This bylaw will be brought back for the second reading at the April 18, 2012, board meeting.

 
 

21.

RECEIVE ATTENDANCE RECOGNITION REPORT (Mrs. Clark)

The board will receive the monthly attendance recognition report.

 
 

22.

RECEIVE FEBRUARY 2012 SUSPENSION REPORT (Mrs. Clark)

The board will review the monthly suspension report.

 
 

Consent Items (Items 23-29)

The board will review and approve all consent items listed below (items 23-29).

M_____ S_____ V_____

 
 

23.

Approve Minutes of the February 25, 2012, Special Board Meeting, and the February 29, 2012, Regular Board Meeting

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

 
 

24.

Approve District Warrants

 
 

25.

Approve Establishing a new Special Education Instructional Assistant position

 
 

26.

Approve Increase in Hours for Receptionist/Health Attendant position at Brentwood School

 
 

27.

Approve Donation of a laptop computer for Sixth Street Prep School from Marlo Stark to be used in the classroom.

 
 

28.

Approve Donations for Del Rey School:

(1) $30.00 from Spirit and Pride
(2) $250.00 from Del Rey parent Rex Webster
These funds will be used to purchase additional school uniforms for the school closet and award recognition for the box top program.

 
 

29.

Approve Volunteers at West Palms Conservatory, Green Tree East, Mountain View Montessori

Green Tree East School volunteer: Brian Wells
Mountain View Montessori volunteer: Robert Schuette
Endeavour School volunteer: Donnette Deleeun

 
 

ACTION ITEMS

 
 

30.

ACT TO APPROVE PUPIL SERVICES REPORT (Mrs. Clark)

The board will take action to approve the following items:
A. Stipulated expulsion for student #274892
B. Expulsion of student #354770
C. Readmit student #94535

M_______ S_______ V_______

 
 

31.

ACT TO APPROVE COMPREHENSIVE SAFETY PLAN FOR ALL SCHOOLS (Mr. Lester)

Mr. Lester will review the district's Comprehensive School Safety Plan with the board. Each school is required to have all the elements as outlined in the sample. All schools follow the same format in order to assure they are meeting the guidelines as set forth by the State of California. Administration has reviewed all the Safety Plans and verified that all are in compliance with state guidelines.

The recommended action is to approve the Comprehensive Safety Plan for all schools as presented.

M_______ S_______ V_______

 
 

32.

ACT TO APPROVE SECOND INTERIM REPORT (Mrs. Betts)

The recommended action is for the Board of Trustees to direct its President to certify that based on current conditions, the District may not meet its financial obligations in 2013/14; and to approve changes to the District's budget through January 31, 2012.

M_______ S_______ V_______

 
 

CLOSED SESSION

A second closed session will be held if needed to complete any items from the first closed session.

 
 

REGULAR SESSION - REPORT OUT TO PUBLIC ON CLOSED SESSION ACTIONS

The board will return to regular session to report out to the public on any actions taken in closed session.

 
 

Adjournment

Time Adjourned: _____________________

M_____ S_____ V_____

 
 


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