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September 20, 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, September 20, 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

  • Call to Order
  • 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       _______        _______

 

1.3     Declaration of District Negotiations Representative, Dr. Gary Mekeel, on Behalf                           of the Board of Trustees in Negotiations with BETA, CSEA, and BDLA

 

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/General Aide, JMA    

            3.2       Discuss Recommendation for Resignation of Classified Employment:

                        a. Special Education Aide/Crossing, JMA

                        b. Special Education Aide/General Aide, BMS

            3.3       Discuss Recommendation for Release of Probationary Classified Employment

            3.4       Education Jobs Fund and Medicaid Assistance Act of 2010 (Enc. 2)

 

  1. 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

            6.1       Recommendation for Approval of the 2010-2011 Strategic Plan (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 #61060194-61060242 and             #61062346-61062398

            7.2       Recommendation forApproval of September 7, 2010 Board Minutes

            7.3       Recommendation for Approval for Offer of Classified Employment:

                        a. Shanna Anderson, BEST Instructor/General Aide, JMA

            7.4       Recommendation for Approval for Resignation of Classified Employment:

                        a. Norma Ayon, Special Education Aide, Crossing, JMA

                        b. Elizabeth Changala, Special Education Aide/General Aide, BMS

            7.5       Recommendation for Out-of-County Field Trip Request:

                        a. Reconnecting Youth Class Trip to UCLA Campus and UCLA Rose Bowl vs.                                Washington State on October 2, 2010

 

8.         SCHEDULED PRESENTATIONS AND/OR HEARINGS

           

8.1       Presentation of the “Every Teacher Succeeding” Award to Burton Middle School             Certificated Staff Member, John Lujan, Math Teacher

8.2       Presentation of the “You Make a Difference” Award to Burton Middle School        Classified Staff Member, Juana Ceballos, E.L.L./Resource Aide

8.3       Presentation of Burton Middle School Student Recognitions:

           

 

Student

Grade

Teacher

1. Ashlyn Boyd

7

Leisa Santos

2. Kylee Gutierrez

8

Sheila Boyer

3. Alex Herrera

8

John Lujan

4. Anthony Vega

8

Jessica De La Pena

 

 8.4      SCA and SCCA Principals’ Presentations (Enc. 5)

 

9.         BUSINESS AND FINANCE

 

            9.1       Budget Update


 

 

10.       CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION

 

            10.1    API and AYP Report for the 2009-2010 CST Results (Enc. 6)

            10.2    Recommendation for Approval of Resolution 11-06, In the Matter of Determining            that Pupils Have Sufficient Text Books or Instructional Materials for 2010-11    School Year (Enc. 7) (Action item)

            10.3    Recommendation for Approval of the Adoption of Changes to the Special             Education Local Plan for Tulare County (Enc. 8) (Action item)

 

11.       BOARD POLICIES 

           

            11.1    Recommendation for Approval of BP/AR 1150 – BB/E 9270 (second reading)       (Enc. 9) (Action item)

 

12.       CONSTRUCTION, BUILDINGS AND GROUNDS

 

13.       REPORTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS FROM THE SUPERINTENDENT

           

            13.1    New Teacher Dinner, October 14, 2010

 

14.       BOARD REQUESTED AGENDA ITEMS AND OTHER DISCUSSION ITEMS

 

            14.1    Enrollment Report (Enc. 10)         

 

15.       ADJOURN TO CLOSED SESSION

            15.1    Discussion on Addendum to Superintendent’s Employment Agreement for

                        2010-11 and 2011-12 School Years (Enc. 11)

 

16.       RECONVENE TO OPEN SESSION

            16.1    Recommendation for Approval to Superintendent’s Employment Agreement for   2010-11 and 2011-2012 School Years (See Enc. 11) (Action item)

17.       ADJOURNMENT