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January 19, 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 Tuesday, January 19, 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 Offer of Classified Employment:
                        a. BEST Instructor, SCA-M
                        b. BEST Instructor, JMA
                        c. General Aide, WRB                     .
            3.2       Discuss Recommendation for Retirement from Certificated Employment:
                        a. Kindergarten Teachers, (1) WRB, (1) O.G.
                        b. First Grade Teacher, WRB
                        c. Fourth Grade Teacher, WRB
                        d. Third Grade Teacher, O.G.                     .
            3.3       Discuss Recommendation for Resignations from Classified Employment:
                        a. ELL/General Aide, WRB
                        b. General Aide, WRB
                        c. Special Education Aide, BMS
                        d. Physical Education Aide, BMS
            3.4       Discussion and Recommendation for Student Expulsions: (Enc. 2)
                        a. Student 0910-1, Ed. Code 48900 (b)
                        b. Student 0910-2, Ed. Code 48900 (b)
                        c. Student 0910-3, Ed. Code 48900 (c)
                        d. Student 0910-4, Ed. Code 48900 (c)
                        e. Student 0910-5, Ed. Code 48900 (c)
                         f. Student 0910-6, Ed. Code 48900 (c)
            3.5       Public Employee Discipline/Dismissal/Release
                       
4.            RECONVENE TO OPEN SESSION
 
      4.1      Pledge of Allegiance
4.2       Report of Action Taken in Closed Session (if any)
                                                                       
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    
7.         CONSENT CALENDAR (Enc. 3) (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 #60994656-60994696
            7.2       Recommendation for Approval of the December 7, 2009 Board Minutes
            7.3       Recommendation for Approval of the December 14, 2009 Special Board Meeting             Minutes
            7.4       Recommendation for Approval of the January 5, 2010 Special Board Meeting      Minutes
            7.5       Recommendation for Approval for Offer of Classified Employment:
                        a. Jessica Haro-Ponce, BEST Instructor, SCA-M
                        b. Christina Acuna, BEST Instructor, JMA
                        c. Mayvelyn Calantoc, General Aide, WRB
            7.6       Recommendation for Approval of Retirement from Certificated Employment::
                        a. Karen Blomstrand, Kindergarten Teacher,  WRB
                        b. Andrea Culver, Kindergarten Teacher, O.G.
                        c. Bethany Phillips, First Grade Teacher, WRB
                        d. Thomas VanWoerkom, Fourth Grade Teacher, WRB
                        e. Lynn Wise, Third Grade Teacher, O.G.
            7.7       Recommendation for Approval of Resignation from Classified Employment:
                        a. Mayra Romero, ELL/General Aide, WRB
                        b. Dale Sharp, General Aide, WRB
                        c. David Giltner, Special Education Aide, BMS
                        d. Andrew Miller, Physical Education Aide, BMS
            7.8       Recommendation for Approval of the BMS Out-of-County Field Trip Request to                           Abraham Lincoln Middle School Wrestling Tournament on February 27, 2010
            7.9       Recommendation for Approval of Student Expulsions:
                        a. Student 0910-1
                        b. Student 0910-2
                        c. Student 0910-3
                        d. Student 0910-4
                        e. Student 0910-5
                         f. Student 0910-6
 
8.         SCHEDULED PRESENTATIONS AND/OR HEARINGS
           
8.1       Presentation of “Every Teacher Succeeding” Award to Oak Grove Certificated      Staff Member, Ms. Erin Poe
8.2       Presentation of “You Make a Difference” Award to Oak Grove Classified Staff      Member, Ms. Kim Johnson
8.3       Presentation of the Student Recognition Awards:
           
Student
Grade
Teacher
1. Morgan Moody
K
Ms. Culver
2. Daisy Rubalcava
1
Mrs. Poe
3. Jose Alvarado
2
Mrs. Gaffrey
4. Adrianna Mosqueda
3
Mrs. Jackson
5. Summer Aqra
4
Ms. Rios
 
8.4       Public Hearing on State Testing Apportionment Information Report Waiver
            (Enc. 4)
 
9.         BUSINESS AND FINANCE
 
            9.1       Update on the Impact of the Governor’s Proposed Budget
 
10.       CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION
 
            10.1    Recommendation for Approval of Resolution 10-11, Child Development  Instructional Materials Contract (Enc. 5) (Action item)
            10.2    Recommendation for Approval of the Consolidated Application for Funding             Categorical Aid Programs (ConApp), Part II (Enc. 6) (Action item)
            10.3    Recommendation for Approval of State Testing Apportionment Information           Report Waiver (Enc. 7) (Action item)
 
11.       BOARD POLICIES AND ADMINISTRATION
 
            11.1    Review of Board Policies 2210 – AR 6173 (first reading) (Enc. 8)     
 
12.       CONSTRUCTION, BUILDINGS AND GROUNDS
 
            12.1    None
 

13.       REPORTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS FROM THE SUPERINTENDENT
           
            13.1    School Board Appreciation Dinner - February 18, 2010
 
14.       BOARD REQUESTED AGENDA ITEMS AND OTHER DISCUSSION ITEMS
 
            14.1    January 2010 District Calendar of Events (Enc. 9)
            14.2    Enrollment Report (Enc. 10)         
            14.3    School Site Highlights by Principals
           
15.       ADJOURN TO CLOSED SESSION (IF NEEDED)      
16.       RECONVENE TO OPEN SESSION
17.       ADJOURNMENT