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Victor Elementary School District
Agenda
Regular Board Meeting
WED, April 19, 2017, 6:00 pm
Location:
Lomitas School, 12571 First 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 governing board may request assistance by contacting the office of the superintendent at (760) 245-1691.

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

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

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.

REVIEW BOARD SELF-EVALUATION

 
 

3.

PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT/RELEASE/RESIGNATION: Act to Approve Personnel Reports #17-11 with Addendum(s)

M______ S______ V______

 
 

4.

CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORS

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

 
 

5.

RECEIVE LIABILITY CLAIMS UPDATE (Mrs. Betts)

 
 

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

 
 

6.

Pledge of Allegiance

 
 

7.

Report Actions Taken in Closed Session

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

 
 

8.

Review Board Protocol

Chain of Command Section #10: Every appointment and promotion is to be done according to policy, with the board considering recommendation from the superintendent. The board shall allow the hiring and promoting process to occur without interference.

 
 

9.

Review of Basic #6

VESD Basic #6: We participate in planning and seek ways to improve current systems while proactively creating opportunities to improve personal competence. We do whatever it takes to ensure positive results.

 
 

School Report

 
 

10.

Lomitas School Presentation (Dr. Williams)

Principal Dr. Kenisha Williams will present the school action plan to achieve student progress.

 
 

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.

 
 

Recess

The board will take a brief recess.

 
 

PUBLIC HEARING

 
 

16.

PUBLIC HEARING FOR INPUT REGARDING SURPLUS TECHNOLOGY BASED INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS (CHROMEBOOKS) (Ms. Betts)

Pursuant to Education Code Section 60510 which authorizes the donation of surplus instructional materials for the purposes of increasing the general literacy of the people; VESD is proposing to donate surplus technology based instructional materials (Chromebooks) directly to 6th grade students that are promoting out of the District. The Board will allow members of the public to address the Board regarding the distribution of Chromebooks.

Time hearing opened:____________

Time hearing closed:____________

 
 

Information Items

 
 

17.

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

The following board policies are presented for the first reading and input. The second reading is scheduled for May 24, 2017, with final reading and approval on June 7, 2017.

New and Revised Policies:
BP 1230 School-Connected Organizations (Revised)
BP 3230 Federal Grant Funds (New)
BP 3513.3 Tobacco-Free Schools (Revised)
BP 3580 District Records (New)
BP 5112.1 Exemptions from Attendance (Revised)
BP 5131 Conduct (Revised)
BP 5131.1 Bus Conduct (Revised)
BP 5131.2 Bullying (Revised)
BP 5131.6 Alcohol And Other Drugs (Revised)
BP 5141 Health Care and Emergencies (Revised)
BP 5141.23 Asthma Management (Revised)
BP 5141.27 Food Allergies Special Dietary Needs (revised)
BP 5142 Safety (Revised)
BP 5145.11 Questioning and Aprehension by Law Enforcement (Revised)
BP 6154 Homework-Makeup Work (Revised)
BP 6173.1 Education for Foster Youth (Revised)

 
 

18.

REVIEW PROPOSED 2017-2018 BOARD MEETING SCHEDULE (Mrs. Gonzales)

The proposed 2017-2018 Board Meeting Schedule will be presented for board review and input. The schedule will be brought back for approval at the May 24, 2017, board meeting.

 
 

19.

RECEIVE MONITORING REPORT (Mrs. Gonzales)

The board will receive the monthly monitoring report.

 
 

20.

RECEIVE MONTHLY ATTENDANCE RECOGNITION REPORT (Mrs. Benitez)

The board will receive the monthly attendance recognition report.

 
 

21.

RECEIVE MONTHLY CONFERENCE REPORT (Ms. Clark)

The board will receive the monthly conference reports for February and March, 2017.

 
 

22.

RECEIVE MONTHLY SUSPENSION REPORT (Mrs. Benitez)

The board will receive the monthly suspension reports for February and March, 2017.

 
 

Consent Items (Items 23-27)

The board will review and approve all consent items listed below (items 23-27).

M_____ S_____ V_____

 
 

23.

Approve Minutes of the March 9, 2017, Regular Board Meeting

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

 
 

24.

Approve District Warrants

 
 

25.

Approve Donations for Brentwood School from Brentwood PTA in the amount of $5,095.99.

BW Sixth Grade Science Camp $600.00; Staff Appreciation Week $1,000.99; Spirit Wear $2,000.00; BW Jr. Olympics $350.00; Boys Basketball $286.25; Cheer $286.25; Girls Basketball $286.25; Sixth Grade Boys Basketball $286.25

 
 

26.

Approve Donation of $27.29 from Kula Foundation and Red Robin for Green Tree East School

 
 

27.

Approve Volunteers for Brentwood, Discovery, Endeavour, Galileo, Green Tree East, Liberty, Lomitas, Mojave Vista, Montessori, Park View, Village and West Palms Schools

 
 

ACTION ITEMS

 
 

28.

ACT TO APPROVE DONATION OF OBSOLETE TECHNOLOGY BASED INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS - CHROMEBOOKS - TO PROMOTING 6TH GRADE STUDENTS (Mrs. Betts)

Following the public hearing for input regarding the disposal of surplus technology based instructional materials (Chromebooks) and pursuant to Education Code Sections 60510, 60510(d), BP 3270 and notwithstanding AR 3270 these materials may be donated for the purposes of increasing the general literacy of the people.

The recommended action is to approve the donation of 1800 surplus Chromebooks to 2016/17 promoting 6th grade students.

M_______ S________ V_______

 
 

29.

ACT TO APPROVE RESOLUTION #17-04, SUPPORT OF FOOTSTEPS2BRILLANCE COUNTYWIDE EARLY LITERACY PROGRAM (Mrs.Gonzales)

Resolution 17-04 is presented for the board consideration in support of the Vision2Read initiative implementing Footsteps2Brilliance, a countywide early literacy program commencing on April 19, 2017.

The recommended action is to approve Resolution 17-04 as presented.

M_______ S________ V_______

 
 

30.

ACT TO ESTABLISH NEW CLASSIFIED NIGHT CUSTODIAN POSITION (Mrs. Mills)

Administration is recommending that the Board of Trustees act to establish one new 4.25 hour/260 day Night Custodian position that will be assigned to Del Rey and Maintenance & Operations. This position is needed to support District growth and changes to school locations.

The recommended action is to approve the establishment of one new Night Custodian position assigned to Del Rey and Maintenance & Operations.

M_______ S_______ V_______

 
 

31.

ACT TO APPROVE EMPLOYMENT OF CLASSROOM TEACHERS ON THE BASIS OF PROVISIONAL INTERN PERMITS (Mrs. Mills)

The Provisional Internship Permit (PIP) allows an employing agency to fill an immediate staffing need by hiring an individual who has not yet met the subject matter competence requirement needed to enter an intern program. The District has made diligent recruitment efforts.

The recommended action is to approve the employment of individuals on the basis of Provisional Intern Permits as presented.

M_______ S_______ V_______

 
 

32.

ACT TO APPROVE RESOLUTION 17-05 - CALSTRS EXEMPTION TO SEPARATION FROM SERVICE REQUIREMENT (Mrs. Mills)

In response to concerns about the teacher shortage, including substitute teachers, existing law provides for an exemption to the separation-from-service requirement imposed immediately after retirement under qualifying conditions. Cynthia Walker requested this exemption.

The recommended action is to approve Resolution 17-05 for the exemption to the separation-from-service requirement pursuant to section 24214.5 or 26812 of the Education Code for Cynthia Walker.

M_______ S_______ V_______

 
 

33.

ACT TO APPROVE EMPLOYMENT OF ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL, CRYSTAL ESQUIVEL ON THE BASIS OF AN ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES WAIVER (Mrs. Mills)

The district actively seeks to employ fully credentialed Administrators. Administrative Services is considered a low incidence area and we have an ongoing need to find qualified candidates.

The recommended action is to approve the employment of Crystal Esquivel as an Assistant Principal on the basis of an Administrative Services Waiver per Ed Code 44270.

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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