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June 27, 2011 Joint Minutes

MINUTES OF THE JOINT BOARD MEETING

OF THE

BOARD OF TRUSTEES AND SCA BOARD OF DIRECTORS

BURTON SCHOOL DISTRICT

June 27, 2011

 

 

1.OPENING CEREMONY

 

Call to Order:

 

The meeting was called to order at 6:26 p.m. in the Burton School District Board Room located at 274 N. Westwood Street, Porterville, California.

 

Board of Trustees:

Present: Lisa Ruffa, Vice President; Eddie Hernandez, Member; Jay Rice, Member, and Dr. Gary Mekeel, Superintendent/Secretary

 

Absent:  Phillip Giannetto

              Rebecca Wilson

 

SCA Board of Directors:

Present:  Dan Holloway, Vice President; Patrisia Espinosa, Member; Tara Behrens, Member; Jennifer Cannella, Member; Matt McCracken, Member; Steve Beecher, Principal and Cheyenne Ruffa, Director

 

Absent:  Randy Daniel

 

2. OPPORTUNITY FOR MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC TO ADDRESS THE BOARD ON ANY ITEMS WITHIN THE BOARD’S JURISDICTION BUT WHICH ARE NOT ON THE AGENDA

 

 

The public was asked if there was anyone who wished to address the Board onany items within the board’s jurisdiction but which are not on the agenda. SCA Board of Directors Vice President Holloway took the opportunity to thank the Burton Board of Trustees and district administrators for their continuing support of the Charter school and programs and the construction of Phase 2 at the Redwood campus.

 


 

3. BOARD POLICIES AND ADMINISTRATION

 

Approval of Addendum 2 to Summit Charter Academy Petition:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Approval of Handbooks for SCA and SCCA:

 

 

It was moved by SCA Board of Directors member, Mr. McCracken, seconded by SCA Board of Directors member, Ms. Behrens, to approve Addendum 2 to SCA’s petition with the addition of “…and one parent from each site to form the Board of Directors.”

 

Motion passed:  5-0

 

It was moved by Burton Board of Trustee member, Mr. Hernandez, seconded by Burton Board of Trustee member, Mr. Rice, to approve Addendum 2 to SCA’s petition with the addition of “…and one parent from each site to form the Board of Directors.”

 

Motion passed:  3-0

 

 

It was moved by SCA Board of Director member, Ms. Espinoza, seconded by SCA Board of Director member, Ms. Cannella, to approve the 2011-12 student handbooks for SCA and SCCA.

 

Motion passed:  5-0

 

It was moved by Burton Board of Trustee member, Mr. Hernandez, seconded by Burton Board of Trustee member, Mr. Rice, to approve the 2011-12 student handbooks for SCA and SCCA.

 

Motion passed:  3-0

4. SCHEDULED PRESENTATION:

 

SCA PowerPoint

 

 

Charter Director, Cheyenne Ruffa and Principals Beecher and Weisenberger each reviewed the academic programs that will be offered at their respective school sites.  Mr. Beecher thanked Matt McCracken for being the coordinator of the IB Program application and the success qualifying SCCA as an IB school.  Mr. Hernandez stated he was happy that Burton is finally getting the IB program up and running. 

 

 

5.  ADJOURNMENT

The meeting adjourned at 7:20 p.m.