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Victor Elementary School District
Agenda
Regular Board Meeting
WED, November 7, 2012, 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; 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 #13-05 with Addendum(s)

M_____ S_____ V_____

 
 

3.

REVIEW PUPIL SERVICES REPORT (Mrs. Ugo)

 
 

4.

CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORS

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

 
 

5.

LIABILITY CLAIMS UPDATE - Jan Gonzales

 
 

6.

PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT: Review interim superintendent's evaluation

 
 

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

 
 

7.

Pledge of Allegiance

 
 

8.

Report Actions Taken in Closed Session

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

 
 

9.

Review Board Protocol

Teamwork Section #7: Unintentional mistakes may occur and should not be attributed to unwillingness to be a team player.

 
 

10.

Review of Basic #16

VESD Basic #16: Treat people as you want them to become.

 
 

School Report

 
 

11.

Liberty School Report (Mrs. Lyons)

Principal Tiffany Lyons will present the school's action plan to achieve the district mission.

 
 

Communication Session

 
 

12.

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.

 
 

13.

V.E.T.A. Report

 
 

14.

C.S.E.A. Report

 
 

15.

Interim Superintendent's Comments

 
 

16.

Board Members Comments

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

 
 

Recess

The board will take a brief recess.

 
 

Information Items

 
 

17.

JOINT PRESENTATION OF COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENT REOPENERS WITH VETA (Mrs. Mills)

Using the Interest Based Bargaining approach, VETA and district negotiators met on October 25, 2012, to identify those areas of the contract which we want to review for possible changes. These include: Association Rights, Working Time, Assignment, Transfer, Class Size, Leaves, Benefits, Compensation and Part Time Assignments. We will also review all Memorandums of Understanding, review and update calendar, review and update job descriptions, formulate district nurse job description, look at the possibility of creating a retirement/resignation packet.

 
 

18.

RECEIVE UPDATE ON CCSS (Ms. Clark)

The board will receive an update on Common Core State Standards (CCSS).

 
 

19.

RECEIVE MONTHLY BUDGET UPDATE (Mrs. Betts)

The board will receive the monthly budget update.

 
 

20.

DISCUSSION REGARDING ROTATION OF BOARD OFFICERS (Dr. Elder)

Dr. Elder will review the method for rotating officers (president, vice president, and clerk) of the board of trustees.

 
 

21.

RECEIVE ATTENDANCE RECOGNITION REPORT (Mrs. Ugo)

The board will receive the monthly attendance recognition report.

 
 

22.

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.

 
 

23.

RECEIVE MONTHLY CONFERENCE REPORT (Ms. Clark)

The board will receive the monthly conference report.

 
 

Consent Items (Items 24-31)

The board will review and approve all consent items listed below (items 24-31).

M_____ S_____ V_____

 
 

24.

Approve Minutes of the October 3, 2012, Regular Board Meeting, and the October 30, 2012, Special Board Meeting

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

 
 

25.

Approve District Warrants

 
 

26.

Approve SANDABS Agreement for 2012-2013

 
 

27.

Approve Revised Site Plans for Academy, Galileo, Irwin, Lomitas, Mountain View, Puesta del Sol, and Village

 
 

28.

Approve Donations to Village School from Scott Turbon Mixer in the amount of $75 and Frank Robinson in the amount of $150 to be used for kindergarten field trip:

 
 

29.

Approve Donation for Galileo Academy from the Galileo PTO in the amount of $262.68 to reimburse field trip transportation costs

 
 

30.

Approve Donation for The Academy from the ABC Booster Club in the amount of $241.50 to be used for busing to the Pumpkin Patch

 
 

31.

Approve Volunteers at Discovery, Mountain View Montessori, Galileo, Mojave Vista, Puesta del Sol, Endeavour, Brentwood, Green Tree East, Sixth Street Prep, West Palms, Liberty, Lomitas, and Academy/Irwin schools

 
 

ACTION ITEMS

 
 

32.

ACT TO APPROVE PUPIL SERVICES REPORT (Mrs. Ugo)

Stipulated expulsion of student #273558

M_______ S_______ V_______

 
 

33.

ACT TO APPROVE REVISED BOARD POLICY BP 5117 AND BOARD BYLAW BB 9321 (Mrs. Gonzales)

The The following proposed revisions to board policies will be reviewed for the final reading and approval:

BP 5117, Interdistrict Attendance
BB 9321, Closed Session Purposes and Agendas

The recommended action is to approve the revised BP 5117 and BB 9321 as presented.

M_______ S_______ V_______

 
 

34.

ACT TO APPROVE DECEMBER 12, 2012, AS THE ANNUAL ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING (Mrs. Gonzales)

The Education Code requires that governing boards hold an annual organizational meeting between December 7 and December 21, 2011. The board president, vice president, and clerk shall be elected at the organizational meeting, as well as the voting representative.

The recommended action is to approve December 12, 2012, as the annual organizational meeting.

M_______ S_______ V_______

 
 

35.

ACT TO APPOINT FORTUNE BARLES AS SUBSTITUTE PRINCIPAL FOR PARK VIEW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL EFFECTIVE OCTOBER 15, 2012 (Mrs. Mills)

The recommended action is to appoint Fortune Barles as substitute principal for Park View Elementary School effective October 15, 2012, per California Ed Code 44861.

M_______ S_______ V_______

 
 

36.

ACT TO APPROVE MONTHLY STIPEND AND CAR ALLOWANCE FOR PAULINA NWUBA-UGO AS INTERIM ASSISTANT SUPERINTENDENT OF PUPIL SERVICES (Mrs. Mills)

The recommended action is to approve a monthly stipend in the amount of $1,240 for Paulina Nwuba-Ugo as compensation for her duties as interim assistant superintendent of pupil services and a $350 monthly auto allowance beginning October 15, 2012, until June 30, 2013 or until the position is filled, whichever is first.

M_______ S_______ V_______

 
 

37.

ACT TO ESTABLISH ONE SPECIAL EDUCATION INSTRUCTIONAL ASSISTANT POSITION (Mrs. Mills)

To better serve the needs of the students within the Victor Elementary School District, we determined there is a need to establish one Special Education Instructional Assistant position. The initial placement of this position will be Del Rey.

The recommended action is to approve one special education instructional assistant position effective November 7, 2012. Approval is recommended.

M_______ S_______ V_______

 
 

38.

ACT TO APPROVE CONTRACT WITH LEADERSHIP ASSOCIATES FOR SUPERINTENDENT SEARCH SERVICES (Dr. Elder)

The board has selected Leadership Associates to conduct the district's superintendent search. The board has set the date of Saturday, December 8, 2012, at 10:00 a.m., for a special board meeting to meet with Larry Aceves and Dennis Miller from Leadership Associates to begin planning for the process.

The recommended action is to approve the contract with Leadership Associates as presented.

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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