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October 18, 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, October 18, 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       _______        _______

 

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. Clerk/Instructional Aide, SCA

            3.2       Discuss Recommendation for Resignation from Classified Employment:

                        a. Instructional Aide, O.G.

 

  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

           


 

7.         CONSENT CALENDAR (Enc. 2) (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 #61067172-81067261 and             #61070378-61070460

            7.2       Recommendation forApproval of September 7, 2010 Board Minutes

            7.3       Recommendation for Approval of October 4, 2010 Board Minutes

            7.4       Recommendation for Approval of Classified Employment:

                        a. Mary Alkire, Clerk/Instructional Aide, SCA

            7.5       Recommendation for Approval of Resignation from Classified Employment:

                        a. Veronica Benitez, Instructional Aide, O.G.

            7.6       Recommendation for Out-of-County Field Trip Requests:

                        a. October 23, 2010 - BMS Travel to Fowler for the Fowler Band Review

                        b. October 30, 2010 - BMS Travel to Selma for the Selma Band Festival

                        c. November 5, 2010 – SCA Travel to Los Angeles to the La Brea Tr Pits and                                     California Science Center

 

8.         SCHEDULED PRESENTATIONS AND/OR HEARINGS

           

8.1       Presentation of the “Every Teacher Succeeding” Award to BES Certificated Staff             Member, Ms. Zenaida Lugo, Kindergarten Teacher

8.2       Presentation of the “You Make a Difference” Award to BES Classified Staff          Member, Luz Ybarra, Bilingual/General Aide

8.3       Presentation of BES Student Recognitions Awards:

           

 

Student

Grade

Teacher

1. Sam Bradley

K

Ms. Lugo

2. Adam Sandoval

1

Mrs. Taylor

3. Analysse Morales

2

Mrs. Rogers

4. Gemini Remigio

3

Mrs. Barksdale

5. Emily Adame

4

Mrs. Lehmann

 

9.         BUSINESS AND FINANCE

 

            9.1       Budget Update

 

10.       CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION

 

            10.1    Farm Bureau Grant to Burton Pathways Charter High School (Enc. 3)

            10.2    BES and OG Principals’ Presentations (Enc. 4)

            10.3    PowerPoint Presentation on Program Improvement Status in the District (Enc. 5)

 

11.       BOARD POLICIES 

 

12.       CONSTRUCTION, BUILDINGS AND GROUNDS

 

13.       REPORTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS FROM THE SUPERINTENDENT

 

14.       BOARD REQUESTED AGENDA ITEMS AND OTHER DISCUSSION ITEMS

 

            14.1    Enrollment Report (Enc. 6)           

 

15.       ADJOURN TO CLOSED SESSION (IF NEEDED)      

16.       RECONVENE TO OPEN SESSION

17.       ADJOURNMENT