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Victor Elementary School District
Agenda
Regular Board Meeting
WED, March 13, 2013, 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. Gabriel Stine, President; Karen Morgan, Vice President; Joyce Chamberlain, Clerk; Elise Brown and Dr. Gary Elder

 
 

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 #13-10 with Addendum(s)

M______ S______ V______

 
 

3.

REVIEW PUPIL SERVICES REPORT (Mrs. Ugo)

The board will review the Pupil Services Report:

A. Stipulated expulsion for student #354881

B. Expulsion for student #094879

C. Expulsion for student #305929

 
 

4.

PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT: Discuss Appointment of Park View Principal

 
 

5.

LIABILITY CLAIMS UPDATE (Mrs. Betts)

 
 

6.

CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORS

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

 
 

7.

PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT: Review superintendent's contract

 
 

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

 
 

8.

Pledge of Allegiance

 
 

9.

Report Actions Taken in Closed Session

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

 
 

10.

Review Board Protocol

Teamwork Section, #12: Board members will seek accommodation and compromise.

 
 

11.

Review of Basic #20

VESD Basic #20: Think safety first. Everyone is responsible for creating a safe, secure, and accident free environment.

 
 

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.

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.

 
 

Information Items

 
 

17.

RECEIVE INFORMATION REGARDING CFD SPECIAL TAX BOND REFINANCING (Mrs. Betts)

Tim Carty from Piper Jaffray will present information regarding refinancing CFD 2004-1.

 
 

18.

DISCUSSION REGARDING APPOINTMENT OF MEMBER TO THE VICTOR ELEMENTARY EDUCATION FOUNDATION (Mrs. Betts)

There is currently one opening on the Victor Elementary Education Foundation Board which is to be filled by a VESD board of trustee appointee. This appointment needs to be made as soon as possible. The board will discuss any recommendations it may have.

 
 

19.

RECEIVE JANUARY AND FEBRUARY 2013 SUSPENSION REPORT (Mrs. Ugo)

The board will receive the January and February Suspension Report, for their review.

 
 

20.

RECEIVE MONTHLY ATTENDANCE REPORT (Mrs. Ugo)

The board will receive the monthly attendance report.

 
 

21.

RECEIVE CONFERENCE REPORT (Ms. Clark)

The board will receive the monthly conference report.

 
 

22.

RECEIVE QUARTERLY UNIFORM COMPLAINTS REPORT (Mrs. Ugo)

The board will receive the report for the October-December 2012 quarter.

 
 

Consent Items (Items 23-30)

The board will review and approve all consent items listed below (items 23-30).

M_____ S_____ V_____

 
 

23.

Approve Minutes of the February 27, 2013, Regular Board Meeting

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

 
 

24.

Approve District Warrants

 
 

25.

Approve Revised School Calendars for 2012/2013

The revised 2012/13 school calendars reflect the snow day taken on 02/20/13 due to a snowstorm which created unsafe road conditions. This creates a 179 school day calendar, which still complies with Ed Code Section 46201.2. The recommended action is to approve the 2012/13 revised school calendars as presented.

 
 

26.

Approve Annual Comprehensive Safe School Plan for all schools

Attached is a sample Comprehensive School Safety Plan. 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 the safety plans and verified that all are in compliance with state guidelines.

 
 

27.

Approve Supplemental Educational Services (SES) Contracts

 
 

28.

Approve Selection of Audit Firm for the 2012/2013 year

 
 

29.

Approve Donation for Discovery School of the Arts in the amount of $150 from Edison International Employee Contribution Campaign to be used for instructional materials

 
 

30.

Approve Volunteers for Irwin/Academy, Discovery, and West Palms schools

 
 

ACTION ITEMS

 
 

31.

ACT TO APPROVE PUPIL SERVICES REPORT (Mrs. Ugo)

The board will act to approve the Pupil Services Report which included the following items:

A. Stipulated expulsion for student #354881

B. Expulsion for student #094879

C. Expulsion for student #305929

M_______ S_______ V_______

 
 

32.

ACT TO APPOINT PRINCIPAL FOR PARK VIEW SCHOOL (Mrs. Gonzales)

The board will take action to appoint a candidate as principal for Park View School.

M_______ S_______ V_______

 
 

33.

ACT TO APPROVE APPARENT LOW BIDS FOR ALL BID CATEGORIES ON THE "NEW DISTRICT OFFICE TENANT IMPROVEMENT" PROJECT (Mr. Etter)

Information will be presented regarding the bids on the new district office project.

The recommended action is to approve and award bids for all categories as presented, and to authorize Jan Gonzales, superintendent, to sign all contracts and other documents relating to the new district office "Tenant Improvement" project.

M_______ S_______ V_______

 
 

34.

ACT TO APPROVE NEW AND REVISED BOARD POLICIES (Mrs. Gonzales)

The board reviewed the following policies at the previous two board meetings. The policies are presented for the final reading and approval.

BP 4215: Evaluation/Supervision-Classified Staff (new policy)

BP 6161.1: Selection & Evaluation of Instructional Materials (revised policy)

BP 6174: Education for English Language Learners (revised policy)

BB 9322: Agenda/Meeting Materials (revised policy)

BB 9323.2: Actions by the Board (revised policy)

The recommended action is to approve these new and revised policies as presented.

M_______ S_______ V_______

 
 

35.

ACT TO APPROVE LOCAL EDUCATION AGENCY PLAN (Ms. Clark)

The approval of a Local Educational Agency Plan (LEA Plan) by the local school board is a requirement for receiving federal funding subgrants for NCLB programs. The LEA Plan includes specific descriptions as outlined in the provisions of NCLB and mandated by the State Board of Education. As a district in year 3 of program improvement, we are required to consult with a DAIT provider and include their recommendations in our LEA Plan. Our LEA Plan summarizes the DAIT needs assessment and details the action steps we will take as a district.

The recommendation is to approve the Local Education Agency Plan as presented.

M_______ S_______ V_______

 
 

36.

ACT TO APPROVE SECOND INTERIM REPORT (Ms. Jauregui)

The recommended action is for the Board of Trustees to direct its president to certify that based on current conditions, the district will be able to meet its financial obligations for this year and the ensuing two years; and to approve changes to the district's budget through January 31, 2013.

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 at Del Rey School.

The recommended action is to approve one special education instructional assistant position effective March 14, 2013.

M_______ S________ V_______

 
 

38.

ACT TO APPROVE REVISED CERTIFICATED SALARY SCALE FOR MOUNTAIN VIEW MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Ms. Clark)

Mountain View Montessori Advisory Committee is recommending a certificated salary scale adjustment. The salary scale will be revised to increase steps in Column C and Column D to 12 and 15 years respectively. This addition will allow the school to remain competitive with their salary ranges.

The recommended action is to approve the revised certificated salary scale for Mountain View Montessori School as presented.

M_______ S_______ V_______

 
 

39.

ACT TO VOTE ON 2013 CSBA DELEGATE ASSEMBLY ELECTION (Mrs. Gonzales)

The board as a whole may vote for up to six candidates on the ballot for the 2013 CSBA Delegate Assembly.

The recommended action is to vote for up to six candidates.

M_______ S_______ V_______

 
 

40.

ACT TO APPOINT STEVE POTTER AS SUBSTITUTE PRINCIPAL FOR ENDEAVOUR SCHOOL OF EXPLORATION EFFECTIVE MARCH 14, 2013 (Mrs. Mills)

It is recommended that Steve Potter be appointed as substitute principal for Endeavour School of Exploration effective March 14, 2013. This assignment is per California Ed Code 44861.

The recommended action is to appoint Steve Potter as substitute principal for Endeavour School of Exploration effective March 14, 2013.

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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