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Victor Elementary School District
Agenda
Regular Board Meeting
WED, November 4, 2015, 6:00 pm
Location:
District Office, 12219 2nd Ave., Victorville, CA


VISIONARY MISSION STATEMENT: VESD is committed to inspiring purposeful learners who create their futures with confidence, curiosity, innovation, and integrity through engaging learning experiences in safe environments within a supportive culture.

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 districts governing board may request assistance by contacting superintendents office, (760) 245-1691.

Public Documents Relating to Open Session Agenda Items are available to the public at the Victor Elementary School District, superintendents office, 12219 Second Ave, Victorville, California.
Call To Order
Roll Call

Members:
Joyce Chamberlain, President; Gabriel Stine, Vice President; Gary Elder, Clerk; Karen Morgan and Clayton Moore

Public Verbal Comments (6:00 p.m.)

 
 

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 #16-05 with Addendum(s)

M______ S______ V______

 
 

3.

CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORS

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

 
 

4.

PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT: Review superintendent evaluation

 
 

5.

BOARD BYLAWS & PROTOCOLS (Mr. Moore)

 
 

6.

RECEIVE LIABILITY CLAIMS UPDATE (Mrs. Betts)

 
 

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 #4: No one is to divide board members.

 
 

10.

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.

 
 

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.

 
 

Public Hearing

 
 

16.

Public Hearing regarding Sufficiency of Instructional Materials 2015-16

In accordance with AB 2600, the district is required to hold a public hearing to ensure that each pupil in the Victor Elementary School District has sufficient textbooks and instructional materials.

Time hearing opened: ________ Time hearing closed: ________

 
 

Information Items

 
 

17.

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

Using the Interest Based Bargaining Approach, VETA and District Negotiators met on October 15, 2015, to identify additional areas of the contract which we want to review for possible changes. Additional Articles include: Association Rights, Site-Based Decision Making, Working Time, Assignment, Transfer, Class Size, Inclusion, Leaves, Evaluation, Compensation, Citizen Complaints and Review Memorandums of Understanding.

 
 

18.

RECEIVE MONTHLY CONFERENCE REPORT (Ms. Clark)

The board will receive the monthly conference report.

 
 

19.

RECEIVE MONTHLY SUSPENSION REPORT FOR SEPTEMBER 2015 (Mrs. Benitez)

The board will receive the suspension report for September 2015.

 
 

20.

RECEIVE ATTENDANCE RECOGNITION REPORT (Mrs. Benitez)

The board will receive the monthly attendance recognition report.

 
 

21.

RECEIVE MONITORING REPORT (Mrs. Gonzales)

The board will receive the monthly monitoring report.

 
 

Consent Items (Items 22-27)

The board will review and approve all consent items listed below (items 22-27).

M_____ S_____ V_____

 
 

22.

Approve Minutes of the October 7, 2015 Regular Board Meeting

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

 
 

23.

Approve District Warrants

 
 

24.

Approve and Adopt Resolution # 15-22 Determining Availability of Textbooks and Instructional Materials for 2015-2016.

 
 

25.

Approve School Site Plans for 2015-2016

Request for approval of School Site Plans for the 2015-2016 school year for:

Challenger
Del Rey
Endeavour
Galileo
Irwin Academy
Lomitas
Mojave Vista
Park View
Village
West Palms
Puesta Del Sol

 
 

26.

Approve Volunteers for Brentwood, Discovery, Endeavour, Galileo, Green Tree East, Liberty, Mountain View Montessori, Park View, Village, West Palms, and Puesta Del Sol schools

 
 

27.

Approval Of Contract For Supplemental Education Services Providers For Brentwood, Challenger, Del Rey, Discovery, Endeavour, Galileo, Green Tree East, Irwin Academy, Liberty, Lomitas, Mojave Vista, Park View, Puesta Del Sol, Village And West Palms.

Contracts with various State approved providers for Supplemental Educational Services for students at Brentwood, Challenger, Del Rey, Discovery, Endeavour, Galileo, Green Tree East, Irwin Academy, Liberty, Lomitas, Mojave Vista, Park View, Puesta del Sol, Village, and West Palms for applications received during the first SES enrollment window.

 
 

ACTION ITEMS

 
 

28.

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

The following board policies were presented for review at the September 9, 2015, and October 7, 2015 board meetings as information items. They are now presented to the board for approval.

The recommended action is to approve the following board policies, as presented.

New and Revised Policies:

BP 1312.3 Uniform Complaint Procedures
BP 3312 Business and Noninstructional Operations
BP 4121 Temporary/Substitute Personnel
BP 4040 Employee Use of Technology
BP 4143/4243 Negotiations/Consultation
BP 5111 Admission
BP 6020 Parent Involvement
BP 6163.4 Student Use of Technology

Policy to be deleted:
BP 4121 Substitute Teachers (replaced with new policy 4121 listed above)

M____S____V____

 
 

29.

ACT TO APPROVE RESOLUTION 15-21, DECLARING FORMER DISTRICT ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE (“FORMER D.O.”) AS SURPLUS PROPERTY (Mr. Etter)

The Former District Administrative Office (“Former D.O.”) located at 15579 8th Street in Victorville is currently unoccupied and not needed by the District for classroom purposes. The property requires an expenditure of District funds for maintenance, which creates potential liability for the District. The attached resolution 15-21 declares the Former D.O. as surplus property and makes such property available for potential sale.

The total value of this property is estimated at approximately $875,000.

The recommended action is to approve Resolution #15-21, declaring the Former District Administrative Office as Surplus Property, making such property available for potential sale and to designate Dale Etter, Director of Facilities, to take all necessary actions for disposal of such property.

M____S____V____

 
 

30.

ACT TO APPROVE MVMCS TEACHER AND ADMINISTRATIVE SALARY SCHEDULE RESTRUCTURE (Ms. Clark)

To ensure the compensation offered by Mountain View Montessori Charter School (MVMCS) to certificated (teacher and administrative) employees is aligned to new creditable compensation policies of the State Teachers Retirement System (STRS), it is recommended that certificated salary schedules (teacher and administrative) reflect a single, total compensation figure.

The recommended action is to approve the restructured salary schedules as presented.

M____S____V____

 
 

31.

ACT TO APPROVE STANDARDS FOR STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT (Ms. Clark)

Per Board Policy 6011, the governing Board shall adopt high standards for student achievement. With the State Board approval of updated California State Standards, it is recommended that our Board adopt the same high standards for Victor Elementary School District. These standards include:

*California Common Core State Standards English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science, and Technical Subjects - Adopted by the California State Board of Education August 2010 and modified March 2013

*California English Language Development Standards - Adopted by the California State Board of Education November 2012

*California Common Core State Standards Mathematics - Adopted by the California State Board of Education August 2010 and modified January 2013

*Next Generation Science Standards for California Public Schools - Adopted September 2013

*Physical Education Model Content Standards for California Public Schools - Adopted January 2005

The recommended action is to approve the Standards for Student Achievement as listed.

M____S____V____

 
 

32.

ACT TO APPROVE ADMINISTRATOR STIPEND FOR PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT (Mrs. Mills)

It is recommended that a stipend of $5,000 per Administrator be approved for those Administrators in the process of Clearing their ASC to be used toward an approved Administrative Services Credential Program of their choice.

The recommended action is to approve a stipend of $5,000 per Administrator to be used for the purpose of Clearing their Administrative Services Credential.

M____S____V____

 
 

33.

ACT TO ADOPT RESOLUTION 15-23, DECLARING THE WEEK OF NOVEMBER 9-13, 2015 AS SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGIST AWARENESS WEEK (Mrs. Benitez)

The week of November 9-13, 2015, has been designated as National School Psychology Awareness Week. To recognize the event locally, Victor Elementary School District will consider adopting a resolution to honor the contribution of the VESD School Psychologists.

The recommended action is to approve Resolution 15-23 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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