|For a Listing of Upcoming Board Meetings see page 6 of the table of contents|
will be held in the auditorium of the Hughes Research Laboratories,
3011 Malibu Canyon Road, Malibu, CA
Meetings in Santa Monica are taped for rebroadcast
and played on cable channel 16 (CityTV) at 11:00 a.m.
on the Sunday following the Board meeting.
Meetings are rebroadcast in Malibu on Government Access
Channel 15 every Thursday at 2pm; every Saturday & Sunday at 8pm
Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District
Board of Education
February 15, 2001
A regular meeting of the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District Board of Education will be held on Thursday, February 15, 2001 at 7 p.m. in the Santa Monica City Council Chambers, 1685 Main Street, Santa Monica, CA. The Board will call the meeting to order at 1:30 p.m. in the Board Room of the District's administrative offices, 1651 16th Street, Santa Monica, CA. and move to Closed Session in the Conference Room for the reasons listed in Section II, below.
|PUBLIC PORTION OF MEETING -- 7:00 P.M.|
Persons wishing to address the Board of Education should submit the "request to address" card prior to discussion of the item.
I CALL TO ORDER
A Roll Call
B Pledge of Allegiance
II PUBLIC COMMENTS FOR CLOSED SESSION ITEMS ONLY
III BOARD OF EDUCATION - COMMENDATIONS / RECOGNITIONS
(5 min) IV APPROVAL OF MINUTES: 1
A.1 Approval of Minutes: February 1, 2001
(10 min) V CONSENT AGENDA
Consent agenda items are considered routine, as agreed by the President, Vice-President and Superintendent, requiring no discussion, and are normally all approved at one time by the Board of Education. However, members of the Board of Education, staff, or the public may request an item be removed from the consent agenda for clarification and/or discussion. Consideration will occur during Section VIII.
Business and Finance
A.2 Award of Purchase Orders, FY 2000-2001 2-2e
A.3 Approval of Gifts FY 2000/01 3-3e
A.4 Conference and Travel Approval 4-5
A.5 Approval of Independent Contractors 6
A.6 Child Development School-Age Fee for Break and Summer Programs 7
A.7 Denial of Claim - Richard Ontiveros, Jr. 8
A.8 Denial of Claim - Sidney and Mary Ysordia 9
Proposition X / State Modernization
Curriculum and Instruction
A.9 Overnight Field Trip(s) 2000-2001 10
A.10 Education Technology Grant Program for High Schools 11-11c
A.11 Certificated Personnel - Elections, Separations 12-16
A.12 Special Services Employees 17
A.13 Approval of Internship Agreement with California State University,
Dominguez Hills 18-18b
A.14 Classified Personnel--Merit. 19-22
A.15 Classified Personnel--Non-Merit 23
(30 min) VI COMMUNICATIONS
Communications is an opportunity for the Board of Education to hear reports from school sites, the Superintendent, the Student Board member, the Santa Monica-Malibu Classroom Teachers Association (SMMCTA), the Service Employees International Union (Local 660-SEIU), PTA Council, District Advisory Committees, and the Santa Monica-Malibu Education Foundation.
A. School Reports -
B. Superintendent's Report
C. Student Board Members' Report
D. SMMCTA Representative's Report
E. S.E.I.U. Representative's Report
F. PTA Council President's Report
The President's Report will also include a report from the site PTA,
Santa Monica High School
G. District Advisory Committee Report(s)
H. SM-M Education Foundation President's Report
I. Proposition X / State Modernization--Jacobs /Sverdrup CRSS
J. Prop X Oversight Committee
(20 min) VII PUBLIC COMMENTS
Public Comments is the time when members of the audience may address the Board of Education on items not scheduled on the meeting's agenda. All speakers are limited to three (3) minutes. When there is a large number of speakers, the Board may reduce the allotted time to two(2) minutes per speaker. The Brown Act (Government Code) states that Board members may not engage in discussion of issues raised during "VII, Public Comments" except to ask clarifying questions, make a brief announcement, make a brief report on his or her own activities, or to refer the matter to staff. This Public Comment section is limited to 20 minutes. If the number of persons wishing to address the Board of Education exceeds the time limit, additional time will be provided in Section XIII, CONTINUATION OF PUBLIC COMMENTS.
As a general rule, items under MAJOR and DISCUSSION will be listed in order of importance as determined by the President, Vice-President and Superintendent. Individual Board members may move to request a change in the order prior to consideration of any Major item. The Board may also move any of these items out of order to be heard immediately following PUBLIC COMMENTS if it appears that there is special interest by the public or as a courtesy to staff members making presentations to the Board.
(45 min VIII MAJOR ITEMS
total) These items are considered to be of major interest and/or importance and are presented for ACTION (A) at this time. Many have been reviewed by the Board at a previous meeting under the Discussion Items section of the agenda. Action Items are submitted to the Board of Education with a recommendation from the Superintendent. They may be tabled or postponed by action of a quorum of the Board. Items pulled from Section V, Consent Agenda, will be deliberated in Section VIII following the scheduled Action Items. When a member of the Staff presents an item, the Board may ask clarifying questions before the Public is heard on that item. Board discussion of the item will take place after hearing from the Public.
(5 min) A.16 Public Hearing: To Hear Public Input Regarding Proposed Waiver for
the Edison Language Academy in Reference to the Stanford 9 (STAR)
Test Results Administrated in the 1999-2000 School Year 24-25
(5 min) A.17 Approval of submission of a General Waiver to the California
Department of Education on Behalf of Edison Language
Academy Concerning the Validity of the Percentage of Parental
Waivers for Students Taking the Stanford 9 (STAR) Examination
During the 1999-2000 School Year 26.27
(15 min) A.18 Content Standards for Reading/Language Arts and Mathematics,
Kindergarten Through Twelve 28-29
(3 min) A.19 Selection of Ecocrete Incorporated to Provide a New Classroom
Building for Malibu High School 30-31
(2 min) A.20 Approval of Budget Limitation Agreement #14 (Master Contract
Amendment No. 18) of the Ecocrete Incorporated Piggyback
Contract for Ten (10) Panelized Classrooms at Malibu
High School 32-33a
(10 min) A.21 Amend Board Policy BO 8320.1 - Agenda Format 34-38
(5 min) A.22 One Year Renewal of Audit Contract with Boceta, Macon, Workman
& Associates 39
IX DISCUSSION ITEMS
These items are submitted for information (FIRST READING) and discussion. Action will generally be considered at the next regularly scheduled meeting of the Board.
(30 min) D.1 2001-2002 District Calendar 40-40a
(40 min) D.2 Planning for the 2001-02 Budget 41-48
D.3 Approval of Revised Board Policy 5144.1 to Replace Existing Policy
5142; Suspension and Expulsion: Due Process 49-53
X BOARD MEMBER ITEMS
These items are submitted by individual Board members for information or discussion, as per Board Policy 8320(b).
XI REQUESTS BY MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC OR DISTRICT ADVISORY COMMITTEES TO ADDRESS THE BOARD OF EDUCATION
These items are submitted by members of the public to address the Board of Education on a matter within the jurisdiction of the Board, as per Board Policy 8320(c). Requests must be submitted to the Superintendent in writing ten days before the Board meeting or prior to agenda planning, in accordance with the established agenda planning schedule, whichever is less. The written request will not exceed 500 words and will include, as an attachment, brief background information and the reason for the request.
XII INFORMATION ITEMS
These items are intended to keep the Board informed on various District business matters which do not require formal action by the Board.
I.1 Basic Textbooks to be Adopted 54
I.2 Task Log - Superintendent and Assistant Superintendents 55-63
XIII CONTINUATION OF PUBLIC COMMENTS
A continuation of Section VII, as needed.
XIV BOARD MEMBER COMMENTS
Board Member Comments are where a Board member may make a brief announcement or make a brief report on his or her own activities relative to Board business. There can be no discussion under "BOARD MEMBER COMMENTS".
XV FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS
Items for future consideration will be listed with the projected date of consideration. The Board of Education will be given any backup information available at this time.
XVI CLOSED SESSION
The Board of Education may adjourn to CLOSED SESSION to complete discussion on items listed for CLOSED SESSION.
The next regular meeting is scheduled to be held on Thursday, March 1, 2001 at 7 p.m. in the auditorium of the Hughes Research Laboratories, 3011 Malibu Canyon Road, Malibu, CA
*These dates have been confirmed at the Santa Monica City Council Chambers
BOARD OF EDUCATION SCHEDULE 2000-2001
05 Malibu 19 * 28 (Win-Win/SEIU) 30 (Interviews with Search Firm Reps)
02 Malibu 16 * 09 (Win-Win/SEIU)
14 05 (Public Hearing) 13 (Public Hearing)
04 18* 11 (special meeting)
01 15* 02-03 (retreat) 8 (Ed Services Workshop)
01 (Malibu) 15 29 (Ed. Services Workshop)
05 25 (DAC Reports & Recommendations)
03 (Malibu) 17* 10 (Closed Session, Superintendent's Evaluation) 24 (Ed. Services Workshop)
07 28 (Budget adoption)
*These dates have been confirmed at the Santa Monica City Council Chambers
Agendas are distributed to:
All District principals/District managers/supervisors
all branches of the public library in Santa Monica and Malibu
print media in both Santa Monica and Malibu
SMMCTA and SEIU representatives
presidents of PTA Council and site PTAs
African American Parent Support Group
District Legal Counsel
the City Managers of both Santa Monica and Malibu
members of the public who may subscribe.
electronic media - surfsantamonica.com
email distribution list
Agenda Tables of Contents are mailed first class mail at no cost to the receiving party to
chairs of District Advisory Committees, chairs of Site Governance Councils,
members of the Prop X Oversight Committee
City Council members of both Santa Monica and Malibu
Board of Trustees Members Santa Monica College
representatives of child care/child welfare agencies in Santa Monica
representatives of various City commissions
requesting members of the public.
members, Superintendent's Financial Task Force; members Financial Oversight Committee
email distribution list
A copy of the Table of Contents is posted 72 hours in advance of regularly scheduled Board of Education meeting and is accessible to the public 24 hours/day in the window outside the District Offices entrance, 1651 - 16th street in Santa Monica. Special meeting agendas are posted 48 hours prior to special meetings of the Board of Education.