Turlock Unified School District (TUSD) Meeting Agenda 10-04-11

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Turlock Unified School District
Meeting Agenda
Tuesday, October 4, 2011
6:00pm
 
Turlock Unified School District
Professional Development Center
(eCademy Charter at Crane site)
1100 Cahill Avenue, Turlock, CA
 
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Frank Lima, President
Loren Holt, Clerk
Eileen Hamilton
John C. Sims
Bob Weaver
Josh Bernard
Tami Muniz
 
 
Community members have two opportunities to address the Board of Trustees.
If you wish to address the Board on an agenda item, please do so when that item is called. The start times are only an estimate and items may be considered in a different order. Presentations will be limited to a maximum of three (3) minutes. Time limitations are at the discretion of the President of the Board.
 
Individuals have an opportunity to address the Board during the Period for Public Discussion on topics within the subject matter jurisdiction of the Board not listed on this agenda. Presentations will be limited to a maximum of three (3) minutes, with a total of thirty (30) minutes designated for this portion of the agenda. Individuals with questions on school district issues may submit them in writing. The Board will automatically refer requests to the Superintendent.
 
Estimated Agenda Timeline:
 

         

 

 

I.  6:00 pm OPENING BUSINESS                                  

 

 

a. Call Public Session to Order    

 

 

b. Roll Call    

 

 

                  

 

 
 

II.  6:02 pm PUBLIC COMMENT PRIOR TO CLOSED SESSION  

 

 

a. Public Comment    

 

(If the Board does not complete Closed Session items by 6:30 p.m., it will reconvene after the Regular Board meeting.)
A.  Identification of Closed Session Topics
B.  Public Comment Period Regarding Closed Session Items
 
 

III.  6:05 pm CLOSED SESSION  

 

 

a. The Board of Trustees will convene in Closed Session in the eCademy Charter at Crane Staff Room:    

 

          1. CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL — EXISTING LITIGATION — Government Code Section 54956.9(a)
Name of Case:
CALIFORNIA SCHOOL BOARDS ASSOCIATION, ASSOCIATION OF CALIFORNIA SCHOOL ADMINISTRATORS, LOS ANGELES UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT, SAN FRANCISCO UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT,  and TURLOCK UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT,
Petitioners/Plaintiffs,
v.
STATE OF CALIFORNIA; ANA J. MATOSANTOS, in her official capacity as the DIRECTOR OF FINANCE; TOM TORLAKSON, in his official capacity as the SUPERINTENDENT OF PUBLIC INSTRUCTION; and JOHN CHIANG, in his official capacity as the STATE CONTROLLER,
Respondents/Defendants
 
 

IV.  6:30 pm OPENING BUSINESS — CALL TO ORDER  

 

 

a. Report action taken in Closed Session (if any)    

 

 

         

 

 

b. Inspiration: Dilpreet Kaur, a student from Wakefield Elementary School, and a Character Counts award recipient for the character trait of "respect", will provide the Inspiration for the meeting.    

 

 
 

c. Flag Salute: Vanessa Flores Guerrero, a student from Wakefield Elementary School, and a Character Counts award recipient for the character trait of "respect", will provide the flag salute for the meeting.    

 

 
 

d. Turlock Unified School District Mission Statement    

 

 
 

e. Roll Call    

 

 
 
 

V.  6:40 pm APPROVAL OF AGENDA  

 

 

a. Motion by ________, Seconded by __________ that the agenda for the meeting be approved.      (V) 

 

 
 
 

VI.  6:41 pm PRESENTATION  

 

 

a. Recognition:    

 

1. The Board of Trustees will congratulate and thank the following employee for her faithful and dedicated service to Turlock Schools:  Shirley Demeny, 22 years.
 
 
 

VII.  6:50 pm COMMUNICATIONS  

 

 

a. Presentations will be limited to a maximum of three (3) minutes per person, with a total of thirty (30) minutes designated for this portion of the agenda.      (D) 

 

          Written
Board Reports
Superintendent Report
Legislative Report
Staff Reports
Student Representative Reports
 
 

                      

 

 
 

VIII.  7:05 pm ANNOUNCEMENTS  

 

 

a. Upcoming Items of Interest and Board Meeting schedule:    

 

1.  Wednesday, October 5, 2011, 5:30 pm, eCademy Charter at Crane School Ribbon Cutting Ceremony.
2.  Thursday, October 13, 2011, 8:30 am, Turlock Unified School District Board of Trustees Board Tour: Pitman High School, Turlock High School, eCademy Charter at Crane School, TUSD Operational Services Center.
3.  Tuesday, October 18, 2011, 6:30 pm, Turlock Unified School District Board of Trustees Meeting, Turlock Unified School District Professional Development Center.
 
 
 

IX.  7:06 pm PERIOD FOR PUBLIC DISCUSSION  

 

 

a. Presentations will be limited to a maximum of three (3) minutes per person, with a total of thirty (30) minutes designated for this portion of the agenda.    

 

 
 
 

X.  7:15 pm CONSENT CALENDAR  

 

 

                                       

 

 

          a. *Approval of September 20 and 23, 2011 Board Meeting Minutes (Item 1)      (C) 

 

 

         

 

 

                                       

 

 

          b. Acceptance of Donations (Item 2)      (V) 

 

          It is recommended the Board of Trustees accept the donation from General Wood Products, Inc. for golf bags to the Turlock High School Girls’ Golf Program valued at $1,200.
 

         

 

 

                                                 

 

 

          c. *Out-of-State Student Trips: (Item 3)      (C) 

 

 

          Dutcher Middle School Drama Club requests permission to travel to Ashland, Oregon to attend the Oregon Shakespeare Festival on May 3 to May 6, 2012. 

 

 

         

 

 

                                                 

 

 

          d. Approval of Student Expulsions: TUSD-02/2011-2012, TUSD-03/2011-2012. (Item 4)      (C) 

 

 

         

 

 

                                                 

 

 

          e. Approval of Official Readmits from Expulsion: Readmit from expulsion Student Expulsion Case No. TUSD-06/2010-2011, No. TUSD-56/2009-2010, No. TUSD-19/2010-2011, No. TUSD-13/2010-2011, No. TUSD-59/2009-2010, No. TUSD-78/2009-2010, No. TUSD-27/2009-2010, D/2011-2012, 08/2010-2011. (Item 5)      (C) 

 

 

         

 

 

                                                 

 

 

          f. *Adoption of Resolution No. 9/2011-2012: In Support of Red Ribbon Week October 24-28, 2011, with the theme of "Good Character = Drug Free". (Item 6)      (C) 

 

 

         

 

 

                                                 

 

 

          g. *Approval of the July 2011 Board Policy Update Packet (Item 7)      (C) 

 

          Additions:  BP/AR 1114,BP 4033
Deletions:  BP 5142.1, E 5145.11
Revisions:  BP/AR 1113, BP 2210, BP 3100, BP 3280, BP 3290, AR 4112.2, AR 4112.22, BP 5030, AR 5142.1, BP 5145.11, BP 6111, BP 7310, BB 9150, and BP/AR 4040.
 

         

 

 

                                                 

 

 

          h. *Approval of 2012 Board Meeting Dates, Times and Places. (Item 8)      (C) 

 

 

         

 

 

                                                 

 

 

          i. *Approval of the 2011-2012 California State Preschool/Child Development Program amendment to Contract CSPP-1641 to provide child care and development services. (Item 9)      (C) 

 

 

         

 

 

                                                 

 

 

          j. *Approval of the Memorandum of Understanding for the Learning to Teach BTSA Induction and Special Education Induction Program with Stanislaus County Office of Education. (Item 10)      (C) 

 

 

         

 

 

                                                 

 

 

          k. *Approval of Change Order #01 for the Crane eCademy Project for Doupnik Manufacturing in the amount of $3,946.03. (Item 11)      (C) 

 

 

         

 

 

                                                 

 

 

          l. *Approval of DAIT Proposal and the Memorandum of Understanding with Stanislaus County Office of Education (SCOE) who will provide support for TUSD for the 2011-2012 school year. (Item 12)      (C) 

 

 

         

 

 

                                                 

 

 

          m. *Approval of the Personal Services Contract with TNT Productions for Turlock Jr. High School for seventh and eighth grade students in the After School ASES Program. (Item 13)      (C) 

 

 

         

 

 

                                                 

 

 

          n. *Approval of the Personal Services Contract with California Weekly Explorer, Inc. for Earl Elementary School to provide standards based information to 4th, 5th, and 6th grade students about history/social sciences in an interactive format. (Item 14)      (C) 

 

 

         

 

 

                                                 

 

 

          o. *Approval of the Personal Services Contract with Bureau of Lectures & Concert Artists, Inc. for Turlock Junior High School to provide student reward assemblies for those students with qualifying GPAs. (Item 15)      (C) 

 

 

         

 

 

                                                 

 

 

          p. *Approval of the Personal Services Contract with TNT Productions for Turlock Junior High School to provide music services for extra curricular activities for seventh and eighth grade students. (Item 16)      (C) 

 

 

         

 

 

                                                 

 

 

          q. *Approval of the Personal Services Contract for eCademy Charter at Crane School with Turlock Aquatic Club for Physical Education activities for K-6 Home School Charter students. (Item 17)      (C) 

 

 

         

 

 

                                                 

 

 

          r. *Approval of the Personal Services Contract for eCademy Charter at Crane School with Kid Time Fitness for Physical Education Activities for K-6 Home School Charter students. (Item 18)      (C) 

 

 

         

 

 

                                                 

 

 

          s. *Approval of the Personal Services Contract for eCademy Charter at Crane School with Gymnastics Unlimited for K-6 Home School students. (Item 19)      (C) 

 

 

         

 

 

                                                 

 

 

          t. *Approval of the Personal Services Contract for eCademy Charter at Crane School with Fantazia Dance Productions for K-6 Home School Charter students. (Item 20)      (C) 

 

 

         

 

 

                                                 

 

 

          u. *Approval of Certificated Personnel Report, with Addendums (if any) (Item 21)      (C) 

 

 

         

 

 

                                                 

 

 

          v. *Approval of Classified Personnel Report, with Addendums (if any)(Item 22)      (C) 

 

 

         

 

 

                                                 

 

 

          w. It is recommended the Board of Trustees approve the Consent Calendar, as presented. Motion __________, Seconded by __________ Roll call vote: Ayes ___ Noes ___ Abstention ___ Absent ___      (V) 

 

 
 
 

XI.  7:17 pm HUMAN RESOURCES  

 

 

a. (Action) *Approval of Memorandum of Understanding with California School Employees Association(CSEA).(Maggard)(Item 23)      (V) 

 

          It is recommended the Board of Trustees approve the Memorandum of Understanding between the District and California School Employees Association (CSEA), including the 2011-2012 salary schedules. The Memorandum of Understanding is effective July 1, 2011 and is included in the supporting documents.
Motion by _________________, Seconded by ____________________
Roll call vote: Ayes ______ Noes _____ Abstention _____ Absent _____
 
 
 

XII.  7:27 pm BUSINESS SERVICES  

 

 

a. (Information) *Adjustment to the Facilities Use Fee Schedule (Trainor) (Item 24)      (D) 

 

          Administration will present information regarding adjustments to the Facilities Use Fee Schedule.
 
 
 

XIII.  7:45 pm FISCAL SERVICES  

 

 

a. (Information) *General Education Budget Report (Decker)(Item 25)      (D) 

 

          Administration will present information regarding the General Education Budget Report.
 
 
 

XIV.  7:47 pm EDUCATIONAL SERVICES  

 

 

a. (Information) *2010-2011 Accountability Progress Reporting System Results (Harrington) (Item 26)      (D) 

 

          Administration will present an overview of the Spring 2011 CST (California Standardized Testing) results and the current API/AYP status of each site and the District.
 

         

 

 

  b. (Information) *Student Netbook Pilot Program(Ferriera/Green)(Item 27)      (D) 

 

 

          Administration will present information regarding the District’s student Netbook pilot program at eCademy Charter at Crane School and Honors Chemistry. 

 

 
 
 

XV.  8:30 pm ADJOURNMENT  

 

 

a. Motion by ________, Seconded by_______ that the meeting be adjourned.      (V) 

 

 
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(V) denotes "vote" (D) denotes "discussion" (C) denotes "Consent Item" (*) denotes "supporting documents"
 

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