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October 5, 2009 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, October 5, 2009, CLOSED SESSION beginning at 4:45 p.m., OPEN SESSION beginning at 5:15 p.m. in the Summit Charter Academy-Redwood Cafeteria located at 15550 Redwood 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                                          _______        _______
Jay Rice, Member                                                    _______        _______
John Hodge, 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 Classified Employment:
                        a. B.E.S.T. Instructors (2), WRB and JMA
                        b. Migrant Liaison, District
            3.2       Discuss Recommendation of Resignation from Classified Employment:
                        a. B.E.S.T. Coordinator, District
                       
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 District Intern Agreement with Chapman                        University (Enc. 2) (Action item)
            b. Recommendation for Approval of Student Teaching Agreement with Chapman                             University (Enc. 3) (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
           
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 #60963929-60963960
            7.2       Recommendation for Approval of September 21, 2009 Board Minutes
            7.3       Recommendation for Approval of Offer of Classified Employment:
                        a. Jamie Hunt, B.E.S.T. Instructor, WRB
                        b. Caitlin Hill, B.E.S.T. Instructor, JMA
                        c. Mariela Ochoa, Migrant Liaison, District
            7.4       Recommendation to Approve the Resignation from Classified Employment:
                        a. Natalie Rosenberger, B.E.S.T. Coordinator, District
                                   
8.         SCHEDULED PRESENTATIONS, AND/OR HEARINGS
           
8.1       Presentation of the “Every Teacher Succeeding” Award to Mrs. Emily Bajwa,        Summit Charter Academy-Redwood Language Arts Teacher
8.2       Presentation of the “You Make a Difference” Award to Ms. Anita McCoy, Summit             Charter Academy-Redwood Instructional Aide 
8.3       Presentation of the Summit Charter Academy-Redwood Student Recognition      Awards:
           
Student
Grade
Teacher
1. Veronica Herrera
12th
Mr. Jenkins
2. Rogelio Ascencio
11th
Mrs. Bajwa
3. Shane Hernandez
10th
Mrs. Bajwa
4. Christian Scow
9th
Mr. Murillo
5. Sabrina Hernandez
8th
Mr. Murillo
 
9.         BUSINESS AND FINANCE
 
            9.1       State Budget Update (Enc. 5)
            9.2       Recommendation for Approval of Monthly Budget Revisions for FY 2009-10         (Enc. 6) (Action item)
 
10.       CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION
 
            10.1    Presentation on “Notice of Improvement Status” (Enc. 7)
           
11.       CONSTRUCTION, BUILDINGS AND GROUNDS
 
            11.1    Facilities Update
 
12.       BOARD POLICIES AND ADMINISTRATION
           
12.1    Recommendation for Approval of BP/AR 3110-3440 (second reading) (Enc.  8)    (Action item)
 
13.       REPORTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS FROM THE SUPERINTENDENT
 
            13.1    Great American Teacher Finalist - Hoss McNutt
 
14.       BOARD REQUESTED AGENDA ITEMS
 
            14.1    Enrollment Report (Enc. 9)
            14.2    Parent Calendar of Events for October 2009 (Enc. 10)
 
15.       ADJOURN TO CLOSED SESSION (IF NEEDED)
16.       RECONVENE TO OPEN SESSION
17.       ADJOURNMENT