March 8, 2016
6:30 PM

This meeting will be held in the Board Room at Administration Building, 25 Churchill Avenue, Palo Alto, CA.

Materials
Agenda
Action
Information
Consent
Public Hearing
Discussion
Title: 
I. Closed Session
Time: 
5:00 PM
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A. Call to order
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B. Recess to Closed Session (Conference Room A)
Action

Anyone wishing to address the Board regarding Closed Session items may do so at this time. Items listed below may be discussed in closed session. Items [√] marked are scheduled for discussion at this meeting. All proceedings are reported to the public in open session where action is taken or staff is given direction. 

[√] 1. Employee Evaluation pursuant to Government Code 54957 – Principals, Probationary 2, District Administrators
[ ] 2. Employee Appointment / Employment pursuant to Government Code §54957
[ ] 3. Conference with Legal Counsel - Anticipated Litigation pursuant to Government Code 54956.9
[ ] 4. Liability Claims pursuant to Government Code § 54957.1
[ ] 5. Conference with Legal Counsel – Existing Litigation pursuant to Government Code §54956.9
[√] 6. Conference with Labor Negotiator pursuant to Government Code §54957.6 – Negotiator: Dr. Scott Bowers, regarding PAEA, CSEA, and Non-represented Groups
[ ] 7. Conference with Real Property Negotiator pursuant to Government Code §54956
[√] 8. Employee Discipline/Dismissal/Release pursuant to Government Code §54957
[ ] 9. Student Discipline 

Title: 
II. Open Session / Reports
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A. Approval of Agenda Order
Action
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B. Superintendent’s Report
Information
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  • Student and Staff Successes 
  • Sweetheart Awards 
  • Youth Art 
  • Goals Update 
  • Elementary Mathematics Exploration 
  • Renaming Schools Advisory Committee 
  • Cubberley Master 

 

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C. Student Board Member Reports
Information
Title: 
III. Approval of Consent Calendar
Description: 
These items are considered routine and will be approved in one action without discussion. If a Board member requests an item be removed from the Calendar or a citizen wishes to speak to an item, it will be considered under Action Items.
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A. Certificated Personnel Actions
Consent
2

It is recommended the Board approve the certificated personnel actions as presented.

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B. Classified Personnel Actions
Consent
3

It is recommended the Board approve the classified personnel actions as presented.

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C. Approval of New High School Courses for 2016-2017
Consent
4

It is recommended the Board approve the two new courses at the high school level: AP Physics 1, and Principles of Biomedical Science (Project Lead the Way)

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D. California School Boards Association – Delegate Assembly Election
Consent
5

The Board will consider their choices for four Region 20 representatives to the CSBA Delegate Assembly. This item was discussed at the February 23, 2016, regular meeting.

Title: 
IV. Open Forum
Description: 
Anyone wishing to address the Board on non-agenda items may do so at this time. Comments will be taken after the Consent Calendar. Community members wishing to address the Board are allotted THREE minutes per speaker. Please note that speaking time cannot be delegated to another person. Should more than 20 people wish to address any one topic, the Board may elect to allot TWO minutes per speaker. Without taking action, Board members or district staff members may briefly respond to statements made or questions posed by the public about items not appearing on the agenda.
Title: 
V. Action / Discussion / Information Items
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A. APPROVAL OF PAINT GUNN HS PROJECT, BUDGET, AND AUTHORIZATION TO BID
Discussion
6

The Board will discuss approving the proposed paint scheme for Gunn High School and authorizing staff to solicit bids.

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B. ADDISON PROJECT DONATION, PRE-CONSTRUCTION BUDGET AND CONTRACTS
Action
7

The Board will act upon six recommendations regarding a generous donation of $1,330,000 for pre-construction activities related to construction at Addison School. This item was discussed at its February 23, 2016 meeting. 

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C. AR 3290 - GIFTS, GRANTS, AND BEQUESTS
Discussion
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The Board will discuss policy language on Gifts, Grants, and Bequests.

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D. SOCIAL EMOTIONAL LEARNING CURRICULUM COMMITTEE
Information
9

Information 9 Staff will present information to the Board on the Social Emotional Learning Curriculum Committee that will be formed to research, review and develop the high school curriculum, learning targets, and instructional resources. 

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E. SECOND INTERIM FINANCIAL REPORT
Action
10

The Board will consider approving the Second Interim report, giving a positive certification to the County Superintendent and to approve the budget revisions listed in the projected year totals. This item was discussed at its February 23, 2016 meeting. 

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F. ONE TIME STATE FUNDED PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Action
11

The Board will vote upon authorizing the Educator Effectiveness Program Plan. This item was discussed at its February 23, 2016 meeting.

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G. AUTHORIZATION TO SEEK BID SUMMER MAINTENANCE PROJECTS
Discussion
12

The Board will discuss authorizing summer maintenance projects for multiple school sites.

Title: 
VI. Board Members' Reports / Correspondence / Boar Operations / Recognition
Description: 
This is an opportunity for Board members to address activities, correspondence, and operations and to acknowledge or recognize specific programs, activities, or personnel.
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A. Reports
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B. Correspondence
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C. Operations
  • Possible Future Board Agenda Items 
    Board members may suggest items for placement on future agendas. 
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D. Acknowledgements and Recognition
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E. Board Calendar

The next meeting of the Board will occur on Tuesday, March 22, 2016.
Items may include: 

  • Budget Update 
  • Organization 
  • Celebration of Tenured Staff 
  • 3-Year Calendar Preliminary 
  • Audit Report/Appt. of Auditor 
  • Bond Audit/Appt. of Auditor 
  • Thirteenth Elementary School 
  • Board Policy Review Committee Meeting – March 31, 2016 

 

Title: 
VII. Adjourn
Tag: 
Consensus