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Victor Elementary School District
Agenda
Regular Board Meeting
WED, October 8, 2014, 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:
Karen Morgan, President; Joyce Chamberlain, Vice President; Elise Brown, Clerk; Dr. Gabriel Stine and Dr. Gary Elder

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 #15-04 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's contract

 
 

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

 
 

5.

Pledge of Allegiance

 
 

6.

Report Actions Taken in Closed Session

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

 
 

7.

Review Board Protocol

Respect Decorum #10: Individual personnel issues are not to be discussed in open session.

 
 

8.

Review of Basic #22

VESD Basic #22: Be flexible and adopt "A Whatever It Takes" attitude to ensure that everyone succeeds.

 
 

Public Hearing

 
 

9.

Public Hearing regarding Sufficiency of Instructional Materials 2014-15

The purpose of this public hearing is to make a determination through a resolution as to whether each pupil in each school in Victor Elementary School District has sufficient textbooks or instructional materials or both as stated in AB2600.

 
 

Communication Session

 
 

10.

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.

 
 

11.

V.E.T.A. Report

 
 

12.

C.S.E.A. Report

 
 

13.

Superintendent's Comments

 
 

14.

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

 
 

15.

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

Using the Interest Based Bargaining Approach, VETA and District Negotiators met on September 25, 2014, 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, Compensation, Part Time Assignments and Job Share Partnerships and Evaluation. We will also: Review and update calendar, review MOUs: Friday Planning, CCS Coaches, Speech & Language Pathologist.

 
 

16.

RECEIVE THE VESD LEARNING FOR ALL PLAN (Ms. Clark)

The Learning for All plan is an annual plan used to assist with monitoring student achievement and operational excellence. Funds are allocated to sites based on goals they achieve as outlined in the plan. The attached plan is revised annually with input from stakeholder groups. This plan is presented for information.

 
 

17.

RECEIVE MONTHLY CONFERENCE REPORT (Ms. Clark)

The board will receive the monthly conference report.

 
 

18.

RECEIVE MONTHLY SUSPENSION REPORTS FOR AUGUST AND SEPTEMBER 2014 (Mrs. Benitez)

The board will receive the suspension reports for August and September 2014.

 
 

19.

RECEIVE ATTENDANCE RECOGNITION REPORT (Mrs. Benitez)

The board will receive the monthly attendance recognition report.

 
 

Consent Items (Items 20-26)

The board will review and approve all consent items listed below (items 20-26).

M_____ S_____ V_____

 
 

20.

Approve Minutes of the September 10, 2014, Regular Board Meeting

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

 
 

21.

Approve District Warrants

 
 

22.

Approve Resolution 14-22, Determining Availability of Textbooks and Instructional Materials for 2014-2015

 
 

23.

Approve School Site Plans for 2014-2015

Request for approval of following School Sites for the 2014-2015 school year.

Brentwood
Discovery
Endeavour
Galileo Academy
Mountain View Montessori

 
 

24.

Approve Two Donations totaling $1,054.93 for Irwin Academy from the Target "Take Charge of Education" program to be used for instructional materials

 
 

25.

Approve Donation for Brentwood School from Target in the amount of $680.83 to be used for technology

 
 

26.

Approve Volunteers for Sixth Street Prep, Puesta del Sol, West Palms, Liberty, Brentwood, Del Rey, Mountain View Montessori, Irwin Academy, Endeavour and Green Tree East schools

 
 

ACTION ITEMS

 
 

27.

ACT TO APPROVE NEW CLASSIFIED POSITIONS (Mrs. Mills)

Cabinet is recommending that the Board of Trustees act to establish three new four hour school clerk positions at: Del Rey, Puesta del Sol, and Galileo. We have monitored the increase in enrollment at these sites and feel the new positions will increase customer service and office efficiency tremendously.

The recommended action is to approve three school clerk positions effective October 9, 2014.

M_______ S_______ V_______

 
 

28.

ACT TO APPROVE MVMCS CLASSIFIED 5% ON ALL MVMCS SALARY SCHEDULES (RETROACTIVE TO JULY 1, 2014) AND 1% OFF SCHEDULE BONUS FOR 2014/2015 SCHOOL YEAR (Mrs. Mills)

The classified team from Mountain View Montessori met all day September 15, 2014 to discuss salary and health and welfare benefits. To promote good staff morale, maintain competitive rates, and promote staff retention, the group came to an agreement. The group agreed to 5% on all MVMCS salary schedules (retroactive to July 1, 2014) on and 1% off schedule bonus for 2014/2015 school year. This was approved by MVMCS AC September 18, 2014.

The recommended action is to approve the 5% on MVMCS salary schedules (retroactive to July 1, 2014) and 1% off schedule bonus for 2014/2015 school year increase for MVMCS classified employees as presented.

M_______ S_______ V_______

 
 

29.

ACT TO APPROVE MVMCS CERTIFICATED 5% ON SCHEDULE AND 1% OFF SCHEDULE INCREASE (BOTH RETROACTIVE TO JULY 2014) (Mrs. Mills)

The certificated team from Mountain View Montessori met all day September 10, 2014 to discuss salary and health and welfare benefits. To promote good staff morale, maintain competitive rates, and promote staff retention, the group came to an agreement. The group agreed to 5% on schedule (retroactive to July 1, 2014) and 1% off schedule (retroactive to July 1, 2014). This was approved by MVMCS AC on September 18, 2014.

The recommended action is to approve the 5% on schedule(retroactive to July 1, 2014) and 1% off schedule (retroactive to July 1, 2014) increase for MVMCS certificated employees as presented.

M_______ S_______ V_______

 
 

30.

ACT TO APPROVE MVMCS ADMIN 5% ON SCHEDULE AND 1% OFF SCHEDULE INCREASE (BOTH RETROACTIVE TO JULY 1, 2014) (Mrs. Mills)

The last on schedule increase of administrative salary schedule was 2009. In order to maintain competitive and promote staff retention, a request of 5% on schedule (retro to July 1, 2014) and 1% off schedule increase (retro to July 1, 2014). This was approved by MVMCS AC September 18, 2014.

The recommended action is to approve the 5% on schedule(retroactive to July 1, 2014) and 1% off schedule (retroactive to July 1, 2014) increase for MVMCS administrative employee 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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