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January 18, 2011 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 18, 2011, 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
Phillip Giannetto, President ________ ________
Lisa Ruffa, Vice President ________ ________
Jay Rice, 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 on Certificated Employment:

                        a. Half Time 6th Grade Teacher, JMA

            3.2       Discuss Recommendation on Resignation of Certificated Employment:

                        a. Counselor, BMS (retirement)

            3.3       Discuss Recommendation on Classified Employment:

                        a. Roving Custodian/Grounds, M.O.T.

            3.4       Discuss Recommendation on Student Expulsions: (Enc. 2)

                        a. Student A

                        b. Student B

                        c. Student C

 

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 Agreement with Spain Visiting Teacher Program (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 #61091737-61091812 and 

                        #61094676-61094708 (Enc. 4-Item 7.1)

            7.2       Recommendation for Approval of December 20, 2010 Board Minutes (Enc. 4-Item 7.2)

            7.3       Recommendation for Approval of Certificated Employment:

                        a. Beatrice Ochoa-Calvillo, Half-Time 6th Grade Teacher, JMA

            7.4       Recommendation for Approval of Certificated Resignation:

                        a. Nanci Carter-Slattery, Counselor, BMS (Retirement)

            7.5       Recommendation for Approval of Classified Employment:

                        a. Michael Ratekin, Roving Custodian/Grounds, M.O.T.

            7.6       Recommendation for Approval on Student Expulsions:

                        a. Student A

                        b. Student B

                        c. Student C

            7.7       Recommendation for Approval of Out-of-County Field Trip Requests (Enc. 4-Item 7.7):

                        a. March 11, 2011 - BMS Art Club Travel to the J. Paul Getty Museum

                        b. March 18, 2011 – BES First Grade Classes Travel to the California Living Museum in

                             Bakersfield

                        c. May 12, 2011 – SCCA 8th Grade Class Travel to the Holocaust Museum/Magic Mountain

                        d. May 17, 2011 – SCCA 7th Grade Class Travel to Medieval Times/Knott’s Berry Farm in Los

                            Angeles

 

8.         SCHEDULED PRESENTATIONS AND/OR HEARINGS

           

             8.1       Presentation of the “Every Teacher Succeeding” Award to Oak Grove        

                          Elementary Certificated Staff Member, Ms. Bonnie Tullos, Kindergarten Teacher

             8.2       Presentation of the “You Make a Difference” Award to Oak Grove Elementary      

                          Classified Staff Member, Urbana Sandoval, Clerk

             8.3       Presentation of Oak Grove Elementary Student Recognitions Awards:

           

Student

Grade

Teacher

1. Ramiyah Sandoval

K

Bonnie Tullos

2. Branson Campbell

1

Dawn Dodd

3. Andrew Contreras

2

Shana Watson

4. Joseph Hudson

3

Dee Sams

5. Morgan Baeza

4

Jymme McCracken

 

            8.4       Public Hearing on School Accountability Report Card (SARC) General Waiver   

                        Request (Enc. 5)

 

9.         BUSINESS AND FINANCE

 

            9.1       Recommendation for Approval of FY 2010/11 Budget Revisions (Enc. 6)

                        (Action item)

            9.2       Update on Governor’s Budget

 

10.       CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION

 

            10.1    Recommendation for Approval of ConApp, Pt. 2 (Enc. 7) (Action item)

            10.2    Recommendation for Approval of SARC Waiver (Enc. 8) (Action item)

            10.3    Update on C.P.M. Scheduled Visit, 1/24-26/11 (Enc. 9)

 

11.       BOARD POLICIES 

           

            11.1    Review of BP/AR 1312.4–7214 (first reading) (Enc. 10)

            11.2    Review of BP/AR 6142.7, Physical Education and Activity (first reading)

                        (Enc. 11)

 

12.       CONSTRUCTION, BUILDINGS AND GROUNDS

 

            12.1    Update on the Naming of the New Elementary School

            12.2    Construction Projects Update

 

13.       REPORTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS FROM THE SUPERINTENDENT

 

            13.1    Burton Educational Foundation Event-February 5, 2011

 

14.       BOARD REQUESTED AGENDA ITEMS AND OTHER DISCUSSION ITEMS

 

            14.1    Enrollment Report (Enc. 12)         

 

15.       ADJOURN TO CLOSED SESSION (IF NEEDED)      

16.       RECONVENE TO OPEN SESSION

17.       ADJOURNMENT