BOARD OF EDUCATION AGENDA

REGULAR MEETING March 19, 2013

Alameda High School Cafeteria

Corner of Central and Walnut Streets Alameda, CA 94501

Regular meetings held in Council Chambers will be recorded and broadcast live on Comcast, Channel 15

Closed Session begins at 5:30 PM
Public Session begins at 6:30 PM
The Board of Education will meet for Closed Session and to discuss labor negotiations, student discipline, personnel matters, litigation, and other matters as provided under California State law and set forth on the agenda below. Following Closed Session, the Board reconvenes to Public Session. Adjournment of the Public Session will be no later than 10:30 PM for all regular and special meetings, unless extended by a majority vote of the Board.

Writings relating to a board meeting agenda item that are distributed to at least a majority of the Board members less than 72 hours before the noticed meeting, and that are public records not otherwise exempt from disclosure, will be available for inspection at the District administrative offices, 2060 Challenger Drive, Alameda, CA. Such writings may also be available on the District's website. (Govt Code 54957.5b).

Individuals who require special accommodations (American Sign Language interpreter, accessible seating, documentation in accessible format, etc) should contact the Superintendent's Office at 337-7060 no later than 48 hours preceding the meeting.

IF YOU WISH TO ADDRESS THE BOARD OF EDUCATION

Please submit a "Request to Address the Board" slip to the Administrative Assistant to the Superintendent prior to the introduction of the item. For meeting facilitation, please submit the slip at your earliest possible convenience. Upon recognition by the President of the Board, please come to the podium and identify yourself prior to speaking. The Board of Education reserves the right to limit speaking time to three (3) minutes or fewer per individual. Speakers are permitted to yield their time to one other speaker, however no one speaker shall have more than four (4) minutes.
Closed Session Items : may be addressed under Public Comment on Closed Session Topics.

Non Agenda and Consent Items:
may be addressed under Public Comments.

Agenda Items:
may be addressed under either Public Comments or General Business after the conclusion of the staff presentation on the item.
A. CALL TO ORDER
1.PUBLIC COMMENT ON CLOSED SESSION TOPICS: The Board of Education reserves the right to limit public comment to 10 minutes.
2.
ADJOURN TO CLOSED SESSION - 5:30 PM in Classroom #607 to discuss:
 
Student Discipline/Expulsion/Re-admit (1 case)
 
Public Employee Discipline/Dismissal/Release - Pursuant to Subdivision 54957
 
Conference with Labor Negotiators - Pursuant to Subdivision 54957.6
Agency designated representatives: Patricia Calvert, Interim Chief Human Resources Officer  and Danielle Houck, General Counsel
Employee organizations: AEA, CSEA
Unrepresented Employees: Certificated and Classified Management, Psychologists, Behavioral Specialists, Occupational Therapists, Confidential 
 
Conference with Legal Counsel Regarding Existing Litigation - Pursuant to Subdivision(a) of Section 54956.9
(1)   Beery et. al. v. AUSD, and Borikas, et. al. v. AUSD consolidated Case #RG 08-405984
3.RECONVENE TO PUBLIC SESSION: 6:30 PM Alameda High School Cafeteria
4.
CALL TO ORDER - PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - Board Members
5.INTRODUCTION OF BOARD MEMBERS & STAFF
B.MODIFICATION(S) OF THE AGENDA - The Board may change the order of business including, but not limited to, an announcement that an agenda item will be considered out of order, that consideration of an item has been withdrawn, postponed, rescheduled or removed from the Consent Calendar for separate discussion and possible action
C.APPROVAL OF MINUTES
1.APPROVAL OF MINUTES - minutes from the February 26 and March 5 meeting(s) will be considered.
D.COMMUNICATIONS
1.WRITTEN CORRESPONDENCE - Written correspondence regarding an agenda item that is distributed to a majority of Board Members is shared.
2.SUPERINTENDENT'S REPORT - The Superintendent of Schools may make announcements or provide information to the Board and Public in the form of an oral report. The Board will not take action on such items.
3.REPORT OF STUDENT BOARD MEMBERS - Student Board Members may make announcements or provide information to the Board and the Public in the form of an oral report. The Board will not take action on such items.
4.PUBLIC COMMENTS - Members of the public may address the Board on Consent Calendar Items, Agenda and Non-Agenda items within the subject matter jurisdiction of the District. However, speakers who have already spoken on an Agenda item during Communications will not be entitled to speak to that item under General Business. Public comments are limited to 30 minutes under this item. Any remaining comments will be heard under G.
5.CALENDAR REVIEW
6.CLOSED SESSION ACTION REPORT
E.ADOPTION OF THE CONSENT CALENDAR
1.Approval of Bill Warrants and Payroll Registers
2.Resolution No. 13-0019 Approval of Budget Transfers, Increases, Decreases
3.Approval and Acceptance of Donations
4.Proclamation: Autism Awareness Month
5.Resolution No. 13-0031 Delegation of Powers to Agents to Approve Interfund Transfers to Meet Year-End Obligations
6.Proclamation: Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day - March 30
7.Proclamation: Labor History Week - First Week in April
8.Proclamation: Public Schools Month - April
9.Proclamation: Cesar Chavez Day - March 31
10.Proclamation: California Poppy Day - April 6
11.Proclamation: National Donate Life Month - April
12.Proclamation: Alameda Education Foundation Appreciation Week: April 8 -12, 2013
13.Classified Personnel Actions
14.Certificated Personnel Actions
15.Resolution No. 13-0030 Intent to Layoff and/or Reduce Classified Employee(s)
16.Resolution No. 13-0029 Accept Construction Change Order #3 for the AUSD Structural and Egress Mitigation Project Completed at Historic Alameda High School, District Offices and Adult School
17.Resolution No. 13-0032 In Support of the Cross Alameda Trail
18.Ratification of Contracts Executed Pursuant to Board Policy 3300 and Resolution Number 09-0064
F.GENERAL BUSINESS – Informational reports and action items are presented under General Business. The public may comment on each item listed under General Business as the item is taken up. The Board reserves the right to limit public comment on General Business items to ten (10) minutes per item. The Board may, with the consent of persons representing both sides of an issue, allocate a block of time to each side to present their issue.
1.Season for Non-Violence Daily Reading (Information)
2.Approval of Tentative Agreement between Alameda Unified School District (District) and the Alameda Education Association (AEA)(Action)
3.Evaluation of District Math Initiative, SIM, & IBD (Information)
4.Review of State Achievement Data: English Language Learners (Information)
5.Tier III Budget Presentation (Information)
6.Equitable Distribution Update on Highly-Qualified Teachers (Information)
7.Resolution No. 13-0033 Approval to Designate a Portion of Fund 17 Special Reserve Fund for Possible Judgment in Borikas, et. al. v. AUSD
G.PUBLIC COMMENT CONTINUED
H.BOARD MEMBER REPORTS
I.STUDENT DISCIPLINE
1.STUDENT DISCIPLINE
J.ADJOURNMENT
Minutes have not been generated