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Previous MeetingJanuary 22, 2015 05:00 PMNext Meeting
Regular Board Meeting
District Administrative Board Room
901 Andrade Ave.
Calexico, CA 92231

 

  
Preliminary Information

 

BOARD OF EDUCATION SUPERINTENDENT
   
Leticia  (Vizcarra) Zuno, President Maria J. Ambriz
Erik Ortega, Clerk/Vice President  
Ciro C. Calderon, Member  
Lorenzo Calderon, Jr., Member  
Walter Cress, Member  

***PERSONS WISHING TO ADDRESS THE BOARD***

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THE BOARD'S PROCEEDINGS ARE TAPE RECORDED

COMPLIANCE WITH THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT (ADA)

& Written Notices

The Calexico Unified School District, in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and California Government Code section 54953.2, provides special accommodations to individuals who may need assistance with access, attendance, and/or participation in Board meetings. Upon written request to the District, disability-related modifications or accommodations, including auxiliary aids or services, will be provided. Please contact the Superintendent’s Office at 760.768.3800 for specific information on resources or programs that may be available for such accommodation. Please call at least 48 hours in advance of meetings and five days in advance of scheduled services and activities.

Written materials relating to an open session item on an agenda for a regular meeting that are distributed to a majority of Board members after the posting of the agenda, and distributed within 72 hours before it is to consider the open session item at its regularly scheduled meeting, will be available for public inspection in the Office of the Superintendent located at 901 Andrade Avenue, Calexico, CA 92231, during normal business hours (8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.). Such written materials may also be made available on the district website [www.calexico.k12.ca.us]. 


(D) Discussion Item
(V) Can Vote
(C) Consent Item
A.  CALL TO ORDER   
B.  PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE   
Unfold C.  APPROVAL OF AGENDA   
         
1. Approval of Agenda      (V)  
D.  PUBLIC COMMENTS (CLOSED SESSION ITEMS ONLY)   
E.  ANNOUNCEMENT OF CONVENING INTO CLOSED SESSION   
Unfold F.  CLOSED SESSION   
         
1. Negotiations: Conference with District Labor Negotiators (Government Code Section 54957.6)Negotiators: Mei Randle, Asst. Superintendent and Gerald Conradi
a. Unit: ACT
b. Unit: CSEA
     (D)  (V)  
         
2. Public Employee Appointments & Employments (Government Code §54957) -All positions included in Certificated & Classified Employment Reports     
         
3. Public Employee(s)/Discipline(s)/Dismissal(s)/Release(s)Non-reelection(s)/
Non-renewals/Resignation(s)/Reassignments/Transfer(s)/Employments/Leaves of Absence (Government Code §54957)
    
         
4. Public Employee Performance Evaluation
Title: Superintendent
     (V)  
         
5. Conference with Legal Counsel - anticipated litigation
Significant exposure to litigation pursuant to subdivision (d)(2) of Government Code section 54956.9: two cases
     (V)  
G.  RECONVENE TO OPEN SESSION-Approximate time:6pm   
H.  ANNOUNCEMENT OF ACTION(S) TAKEN IN CLOSED SESSION   
Unfold I.  PRESENTATIONS   
         
1. Student Representatives:
AU:Victoria Padilla
CO:Tiffany Escalante
CO-9:Daniella Cortez
EC:Gabriel Acuna Aguilar
WM:Aracely Ledesma
Students of the Month Recognitions:
AU:Salma Flores & Kevin Morales
CO:Melanie Guevara & Luis R. Tirado
CO-9th:Kimberly Aguirre & Marvin E. Araiza
EC:Cecilia D. Arellano Ibarra & Isidro S. Gomez
WM:Johanna Collins & Jose Gonzalez Covarrubias
    
Unfold J.  SUPERINTENDENT'S REPORT   
         
1. Calexico Pool Facilities Update     
K.  ASSOCIATION COMMENTS (ACT/CSEA)   
Unfold L.  COMMENTS FROM PUBLIC   
         
1. The Board will take any and all comments from the public related to an item on the agenda or any other item of District business that is not on the agenda.     
Unfold M.  INFORMATION ONLY   
         
1. Accounts Payable Prelist      (D)  
Unfold N.  DISCUSSION/POSSIBLE ACTION   
         
1. Sea World Fieldtrip Monetary Request      (D)  (V)  
         
2. Board Agenda Calendar 2015      (D)  (V)  
         
3. Board Representatives/Committees      (D)  (V)  
         
4. Facilities Master Plan / LCAP, Purchasing Fleet of Vans      (D)  (V)  
         
5. Student safety and Well-being, adding One Full-time Health Technician at Calexico High School      (D)  (V)  
         
6. Staffing, Counseling Positions for Calexico Unified School District      (D)  (V)  
         
7. Certificated Staffing for the 2015-16 school year     
Unfold O.  CONSENT AGENDA (Approval of the following items)   
         
1. Minutes of the Special Board Meeting of December 4, 2014      (V)  (C)  
         
2. Minutes of the Special/Annual Reorganizational Board Meeting of December 11, 2014      (V)  (C)  
         
3. Minutes of the Regular Board Meeting of December 11, 2014      (V)  (C)  
         
4. Minutes of the Board Retreat of December 22, 2014      (V)  (C)  
         
5. Acceptance of Settlement Agreement between the State of California Environmental Protection Agency Department for Toxic Substance Control Health & Safety Code Violations      (V)  (C)  
         
6. Acceptance of Consultant Agreement between Calexico Unified School District & Sherman Garnett & Associates      (V)  (C)  
         
7. Acceptance of Agreement between CUSD & School Dude for Inventory Direct Training      (V)  (C)  
         
8. Professional Development: Administrators & Executive Assistant to Attend the CASCWA State Conference on April 22-24, 2015, Blazing New Trails to Cultivate Student Success in Napa, Ca.      (V)  (C)  
         
9. Professional Development: "Early Childhood Mathematics Intervention Learning Trajectories" on February 18, 2015, at the Barbara Worth Country Club in Holtville, Ca.      (V)  (C)  
         
10. Professional Development: 54th Annual California Council for the Social Studies on March 6-8, 2015 in Oakland, Ca.      (V)  (C)  
         
11. Professional Development: Best Practices for Working with English Learners with Disabilities on February 3, 2015 in San Diego, Ca.      (V)  (C)  
         
12. Professional Development: Board Member to Attend the CSBA Masters in Governance Courses      (V)  (C)  
         
13. Professional Development: Board President to Attend the 2015 Board President's Workshop on March 14, 2015 in San Diego, Ca.      (V)  (C)  
         
14. Professional Development: Calexico High School Administrators, Counselor and Teacher to attend The Get Focused Conference in Carpinteria, CA on May 15 & 16, 2015      (V)  (C)  
         
15. Professional Development: Director of State & Federal Projects to Attend The Uniform Complaint Procedure (UCP) Appeals-Monitoring Requirements Workshop on January 22, 2015 at the Los Angeles Office of Education      (V)  (C)  
         
16. Professional Development: District Staff to Attend The Federal Grants Management and New EDGAR Workshop on January 27, 2015 at the Los Angeles Office of Education      (V)  (C)  
         
17. Professional Development: Food Service Director to Attend The Competitive Food & Beverage Training on February 11, 2015 in San Diego, Ca.      (V)  (C)  
         
18. Professional Development: Executive Assistants & IT Coordinator to Attend the CSBA Agenda Online Regional Training in Palm Springs, Ca. on January 16, 2015      (V)  (C)  
         
19. Professional Development: Getting to the Core of the Common Core State Standards: English Language Arts at Imperial County Office of Education in El Centro, Ca. on January 27, 2015      (V)  (C)  
         
20. Professional Development: Jefferson Certificated Staff and Administrator to Attend The Summit on Professional Learning Communities at Work on March 4-6, 2015 in Phoenix, AZ      (V)  (C)  
         
21. Professional Development: Staff Members to Attend The EL Achieve Symposium on March 17 and 18, 2015 in Irvine, Ca.      (V)  (C)  
         
22. Professional Development: Using Mentor Text to Teach Writing" at Imperial County Office of Education on March 3, 2015      (V)  (C)  
         
23. Professional Development: Working with Challenging Students for SDC Teachers at Del Rio Community School, Brawley, Ca.      (V)  (C)  
         
24. Professional Development:K-6 Supplemental After School English Language Development Program on February 2, 2015 for K-2 teachers on February 13, 2015 for 3rd-6th grade teachers      (V)  (C)  
         
25. Travel: CUSD Staff Members to Attend an Executive Briefing on February 3, 2015 in Cupertino, Ca.      (V)  (C)  
         
26. Travel: Calexico High School FHA Students to Attend the FHA-HERO Region 10 Spring Meeting and Qualifying CRE in Hesperia, CA on February 14, 2015      (V)  (C)  
         
27. Travel: Calexico High School Fashion Club at Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising, San Diego Campus on February 16, 2015      (V)  (C)  
         
28. Travel: Calexico High School Marching Band to Participate in the 70th Annual Yuma Jaycees Silver Spur Rodeo Parade on February 14, 2015      (V)  (C)  
         
29. Travel: Invitational for Calexico High School Wrestling Travel: Team to Participate in the "Battle for the Belt" at Temecula Valley High School on January 16 & 17, 2015      (V)  (C)  
Unfold P.  SUPERINTENDENT RECOMMENDS APPROVAL OF THE FOLLOWING ITEMS   
         
1. Approval of Notice of Completion - TEG/LVI Environmental      (V)  (C)  
         
2. Variable Term Waiver 2014-2015 School Year for Jose A. Cervantes      (V)  
         
3. Approval of Payment to the City of Calexico for FY 2013-14 School Resource Officers(SRO)Services Provided District-wide      (V)  
         
4. 2015 Internal Revenue Service Standard Mileage Rate      (V)  
         
5. Acceptance of the California Health and Wellness Donation to Kennedy Gardens Elementary School      (V)  (C)  
         
6. FY 2013-2014 Financial Report & Audit Certification      (V)  
Q.  BOARD MEMBER'S CLOSING COMMENTS   
R.  RECONVENE TO EARLIER CLOSED SESSION (SEE ABOVE, ITEM F)   
S.  RECONVENE TO OPEN SESSION   
T.  ANNOUNCEMENT OF ACTION(S) TAKEN IN CLOSED SESSION   
Unfold U.  FURTHER SUPERINTENDENT RECOMMENDATIONS   
         
1. Certificated Employment Report         (V)  
         
2. Classified Employment Report      (V)  
V.  ADJOURNMENT   


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