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Victor Elementary School District
Agenda
Regular Board Meeting
WED, May 29, 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

 
 

Retirees Reception (6:00-7:00 PM)

The board will attend a reception for this year's retirees.

 
 

REGULAR SESSION (7:00 PM)

 
 

1.

Pledge of Allegiance

 
 

2.

RECOGNIZE RETIRING EMPLOYEES (Mrs. Mills)

The following employees have chosen to retire this year from Victor Elementary School District. Collectively, these individuals have served the students of Victor Elementary School District for over 225 years.

Gary Adams 21 years of service
Joyce Applegarth 30 years of service
Christy Banks 13 years of service
Keith Dale 26 years of service
Sue Davis 21 years of service
Barry Emerzian 15 years of service
Lisa Felix 17 years of service
Erminda Lazorwitz 23 years of service
Josephine Raske 32 years of service
Jonni Vindiola 27 years of service

These retirees and their families have been invited to attend the meeting so board members will have an opportunity to recognize their service to the district and wish them well.

 
 

3.

RECOGNITION OF SAM CALAVITTA (Mrs. Mills)

Sam Calavitta will be recognized for his post-retirement service to the district.

 
 

4.

Review Board Protocol

Teamwork Section, #15: Board member conversations with staff are to be limited to complimenting and being supportive, not gossiping, complaining or criticizing.

 
 

5.

Review of Basic #1

VESD Basic #1: Everything we do will advance our Vision, Mission and Motto, which shall be known, owned and energized by all.

 
 

6.

Recess: The board will take a brief recess.

 
 

PUBLIC HEARING

 
 

7.

PUBLIC HEARING TO REVIEW AND CONSIDER ADOPTION OF SCHOOL FACILITIES NEEDS ANALYSIS REPORT (Mr. Etter)

A public hearing will be held to review and consider approval of the School Facilities Needs Analysis report prepared as of March 2013, and consider adoption of resolution 13-02, approve a school facilities needs analysis and adopt alternative school facility fees in compliance with Government Code Sections 65995.5, 65995.6, and 65995.7.

Time hearing opened: ___________

Time hearing closed: ___________

 
 

Communication Session

 
 

8.

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.

 
 

9.

V.E.T.A. Report

 
 

10.

C.S.E.A. Report

 
 

11.

Superintendent's Comments

 
 

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.

 
 

Information Items

 
 

13.

FIRST READING OF NEW AND REVISED BOARD POLICIES (Mrs. Gonzales)

The board will receive the following policies for the first reading. The second reading will be on June 12, 2013, and the final reading and approval is scheduled for June 26, 2013.

BP 3260, Fees and Charges (new policy)

BP 5145.3, Nondiscrimation/Harassment (revision)

BP 6159.2, Nonpublic, Nonsectarian School and Agency Services for Special Education (revision)

BP 6164.6, Identification And Education Under Section 504 (revision)

BB 9220, Governing Board Elections (revision)

 
 

Consent Items (Items 14-19)

The board will review and approve all consent items listed below (items 14-19).

M_____ S_____ V_____

 
 

14.

Approve Minutes of the May 15, 2013, Regular Board Meeting

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

 
 

15.

Approve District Warrants

 
 

16.

Approve Increase in Work Calendar for Clerk Typist Assigned to Facilities

 
 

17.

Approve Donations of $140 from Patrick McCabe and $70 from Rick Cruz for Endeavour School to be used for Common Core instructional materials

 
 

18.

Approve Donation for Green Tree East School from Wells Fargo Bank in the amount of $269.22 to be used for instructional materials.

 
 

19.

Approve Volunteers for Mojave Vista and Irwin/Academy schools

 
 

ACTION ITEMS

 
 

20.

ACT TO APPROVE SUPPLEMENTAL ADOPTION FOR MATH (Ms. Clark)

Grades K-1 at school sites were given the opportunity to continue to use our existing math adoption from state approved programs to provide math instruction or to use the flexibility our state has provided as we transition into Common Core State Standards (CCSS) to utilize Singapore Math materials, pending our new adoption (process to begin in January 2014). The following sites have decided to utilize Singapore Math materials: Brentwood, Challenger, Del Rey, Discovery (1st grade), Endeavour, Galileo, Green Tree East, Liberty, Lomitas, Mojave Vista, Park View, Puesta del Sol, Sixth Street Prep, Village, and West Palms.

The recommended action is to approve the Singapore Math materials as presented.

M_______ S________ V________

 
 

21.

ACT TO ADOPT RESOLUTION 13-02, APPROVING A SCHOOL FACILITIES NEEDS ANALYSIS AND ADOPTING ALTERNATIVE SCHOOL FACILITY FEES (Mr. Etter)

In order to impose alternative school fees, also known as Level 2 fees and Level 3 fees, the school district must prepare and adopt a School Facilities Needs Analysis report as required by Government Code Section 65995.5(b).

The recommended action is to approve and adopt Resolution 13-02 as presented.

M_______ S_______ V________

 
 

22.

APPROVE RESOLUTION 13-08, AUTHORIZING SPENDING DETERMINATIONS OF THE EDUCATION PROTECTION ACCOUNT (EPA) (Ms. Jauregui)

Article XIII Section 36 of the California Constitution establishes an annual requirement for Board action determining how monies received from the Education Protection Account will be spent by the District. In compliance with this requirement the District has determined, as reflected in Resolution #13-08, to spend the monies received on instructional salaries.

The recommended action is to approve Resolution #13-08 authorizing spending determinations of the Education Protection Account (EPA) for 2012-2013.

M_______ S_______ V_______

 
 

CLOSED SESSION

 
 

23.

PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT/RELEASE/RESIGNATION: Act to Approve Personnel Reports #13-13 with Addendum(s)

M______ S______ V______

 
 

24.

REVIEW PUPIL SERVICES REPORT (Mrs. Ugo)

A. Expulsion of student #262561

 
 

25.

CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORS

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

 
 

26.

PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT: Review superintendent's contract

 
 

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.

 
 

ACT TO APPROVE PUPIL SERVICES REPORT (Mrs. Ugo)

The board will take action to approve the Pupil Services Report which includes:

A. Expulsion of student #262561

M_______ S_______ V_______

 
 

Adjournment

Time Adjourned: _____________________

M_____ S_____ V_____

 
 


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