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February 1, 2010 Agenda

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and Government Code section 54954.1, if you need special assistance to participate in this meeting, please contact the Administrative Assistant, (559) 781-8020. Notification 48 hours prior to the meeting will enable the School District to make reasonable arrangements to ensure accessibility to this meeting (28 CFR 35.102-35.104 ADA Title II)
Burton Elementary School District
Board of Education
AGENDA
For the regular meeting of Monday, February 1, 2010 CLOSED SESSION beginning at 5:15 p.m., OPEN SESSION beginning at 5:45 p.m.  in the Burton School District Board Room at 264 N. Westwood Street, Porterville, California.
1.         OPENING CEREMONY
1.1         Call to Order
1.2         Attendance
Board of Education:                                                            Present          Absent
Devin Wilson, President                                         _______        _______
Lisa Ruffa, Vice President                                     _______        _______
Phillip Giannetto, Clerk                                          _______        _______
John Hodge, Member                                             _______        _______
Eddie Hernandez, Member                                                _______        _______
Dr. Gary Mekeel, Secretary/Superintendent       _______        _______
 
           
2.         OPPORTUNITY FOR MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC TO ADDRESS THE BOARD ON CLOSED SESSION ITEMS (Gov. Code Section 54954.3)
3.         ADJOURN TO CLOSED SESSION (Enc. 1)
 
            3.1       Discuss Recommendation for Resignations of Certificated Employment:
                        a. Fifth Grade Teachers, JMA (2)             
            3.2       Discuss Recommendation for Offer of Classified Employment:
                        a. BEST Instructor, BES
                        b. P.E. Aide, BMS
                        c. Special Ed/General Aide, BMS
            3.3       Discuss Recommendation for Resignations of Classified Employment:
                        a. BEST Instructor, O.G.     
                                   
4.            RECONVENE TO OPEN SESSION
 
      4.1      Pledge of Allegiance
4.2       Report of Action Taken in Closed Session (if any)

 
4.3       Personnel:
                        a. Recommendation for Approval of Resolution 10-12, Authorization to Teach                                 Outside Credential, Trigonometry 9-12, Milo Jenkins, SCA-R
                            (Enc. 2) (Action item)    
                                               
5.         OPPORTUNITY FOR MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC TO ADDRESS THE BOARD ABOUT ANY ITEMS WITHIN THE BOARD’S JURISDICTION BUT WHICH ARE NOT ON THE AGENDA (Public input for agendized items is accepted at the time the matter is considered)
6.         REPORTS, DISCUSSIONS, AND VISITATIONS OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION    
            6.1       Interest to Engage in Discussion with Porterville Unified School District (Enc. 3) (Action item)
7.         CONSENT CALENDAR (Enc. 4) (Action Items) (Note: These are generally routine items that are acted on together for efficiency. Board members may remove any item for further discussion prior to taking action.)
 
7.1       Request for Approval of Accounts Payable Warrants #60996782-60996828
            7.2       Recommendation for Approval of December 7, 2009 Special Board Minutes
            7.3       Recommendation for Approval of January 19, 2010 Board Minutes
            7.4       Recommendation for Approval of Certificated Resignations:
                        a. Eric Anthony, Fifth Grade Teacher, JMA
                        b. Brandi Ross, Fifth Grade Teacher, JMA
            7.5       Recommendation for Approval for Offer of Classified Employment:
                        a. Gloria Vargas, BEST Instructor, BES
                        b. Rebecca Bastian, P.E. Aide, BMS
                        c. Elizabeth Changala, Special Ed/General Aide, BMS
            7.6       Recommendation for Approval of Classified Resignations:
                        a. Christy Alfaro, BEST Instructor, O.G.
            7.7       Recommendation for Approval of SCA-M Out-of-County Field Trip Request  to                             Chaffee Zoo in Fresno on April 16, 2010
            7.8       Recommendation for Approval of SCA-M Out-of-County Field Trip Request to the                       Monterey Bay Aquarium on April 22, 2010
            7.9       Recommendation for Approval of BMS Out-of-County Field Trip Request to                                  Magic Mountain on May 25, 2010
            7.10    Recommendation for Approval of SCA-M Out-of-County Field Trip Request to the                       J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles on May 28, 2010
 
8.         SCHEDULED PRESENTATIONS AND/OR HEARINGS
           
8.1       Presentation of “Every Teacher Succeeding” Award to SCA-M Certificated Staff  Member, Ms. Jan Salsedo, Fifth Grade Teacher
8.2       Presentation of “You Make a Difference” Award to SCA-M Classified Staff            Member, Ms. Elisa Chavez, Instructional Aide

8.3       Presentation of SCA-M Student Recognition Awards:
           
Student
Grade
Teacher
1. Bailee Cook
K
Ms. McDannald
2. Sophi Orduno
1
Mr. Stinson
3. Evan Rivas
2
Ms. Gomez
4. Giselle Rodriguez
3
Ms. Hanson
5. Kristina Widman
4
Ms. Bennett
6. Charles Lenares
5
Ms. Salsedo
7. Charles Adams
6
Ms. Cannella
 
8.4       Public Hearing Pursuant to Burton Teachers Association (BETA) Initial     Bargaining Proposal (Enc. 5)
 
 9.        BUSINESS AND FINANCE
 
            9.1       Recommendation for Approval of Funding for BMS Wrestlers Participation            and             Travel to Nor Cal Tournament of Champions (Enc. 6) (Action item)
            9.2       Monthly Budget Revisions for FY 09/10 (Enc. 7) (Action item)
            9.3       Budget Update        
 
10.       CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION
 
            10.1    A.S.E.S. After School Grant Application (Enc. 8)
            10.2    Distinguished School Award (Enc. 9)
            10.3    Report on Summit Charter Academy Mathew Campus Response to Intervention (RtI) (Enc. 10)
            10.4    Recommendation for Approval of O.G., BES, and WRB School Accountability      Report Cards (SARC) (Enc. 11) (Action item)
 
11.       BOARD POLICIES AND ADMINISTRATION   
 
            11.1    Review of BP 2210-AR 6173 (first reading) (Enc. 12)
 
12.       CONSTRUCTION, BUILDINGS AND GROUNDS
 
            12.1    None
 
13.       REPORTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS FROM THE SUPERINTENDENT 
            13.1    Review and Discussion of M.O.U. between Burton School District and Porterville                                    Little League (first reading) (Enc. 13)
            13.2    School Board Appreciation Dinner – February 18, 2010
                       
14.       BOARD REQUESTED AGENDA ITEMS AND OTHER DISCUSSION ITEMS
 
            14.1    February District Calendar of Events (Enc. 14)
            14.2    Enrollment Report (Enc. 15)         
            14.3    SCA-M School Site Highlights
 
15.       ADJOURN TO CLOSED SESSION (IF NEEDED)      
16.       RECONVENE TO OPEN SESSION
17.       ADJOURNMENT