For a Listing of Upcoming Board Meetings see page 6 of the table of contents

The Board of Education meeting of September 21, 2000
will be held in the City Council Chambers
of the City of Santa Monica
1685 Main Street, Santa Monica

Meetings 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

MEETING AGENDA

SEPTEMBER 21, 2000
A regular meeting of the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District Board of Education is scheduled for Thursday, September 21, 2000 in the City Council Chambers of the City of Santa Monica, 1685 Main Street, Santa Monica. Following the Call to Order at the District Offices, 1651-16th Street in Santa Monica, the Board will move to Closed Session at 5:00 p.m. for reasons listed in Section II, below. The Board will reconvene in public session at 7:00 p.m. in the City Council Chambers, at the address stated above.

PUBLIC PORTION OF MEETING 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
CLOSED SESSION -
Conference with the District Negotiations Team regarding 2000-01 negotiations with the Santa Monica-Malibu Teachers Association (SMMCTA), pursuant to Section 54957.6 of the Brown Act
Meet with Superintendent regarding Assistant Superintendent's salary schedule, pursuant to Government Code Sections 3549.1 and 54957.6.
Conference with the Superintendent and Director of Special Education regarding the following settlement agreements, pursuant to Section 54956.9 of the Brown Act:
Case Settlement Order: Case SN349-99 - Mediated
Settlement: Case SN673-00
III BOARD OF EDUCATION - COMMENDATIONS/RECOGNITIONS
none

IV APPROVAL OF MINUTES: 1
A.1 Approval of Minutes: March 3, 2000
May 30, 2000 (Special Meeting)
June 7, 2000 (Budget Workshop)
August 10, 2000
August 16, 2000
September 7, 2000

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 2-3
A.3 Approval of Gifts FY 2000/01 4-5
A.4 Conference and Travel Approval 6-8
A.5 Approval of Independent Contracts 9
A.6 Approval for Disposal/Sale of Surplus Equipment 10-11
A.7 Resolution No. 00-06 - GANN Amendment 12-13
A.8 Transferring of Funds 14

Proposition X / State Modernization
Curriculum and Instruction
General Functions

A.9 Kindergarten Admission of Student DOB: 12/08/95 15

Personnel

A.10 Certificated Personnel - Elections, Separations 16-24
A.11 Certificated Administrative Appointment/School Psychologist/
John Adams--NPS 25
A.12 Certificated Administrative Appointment/
Interim High School Co-Principal / Samohi / Mark Kelly 26
A.13 Certificated Administrative Appointment/
Interim High School Co-Principal / Samohi / Kirsten Hibert 27
A.14 Teaching Authorization 28
A.15 Special Services Employees 29-30
A.16 Classified Personnel--Merit. 31-34
A.17 Classified Personnel--Non-Merit 35

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

Report / Assessment & Test Scores, Multiple Measures (1 hour) 36-37
Enrollment / Update

C. Student Board Members' Report
D. SMMCTA Representative's Report
E. S.E.I.U. Representative's Report
F. PTA Council President's Report
Report may also include a brief overview of PTA Activities at a school site
G. District Advisory Committee Report(s)
H. SM-M Education Foundation President's Report
I. Proposition X / State Modernization‹Jacobs /Sverdrup CRSS

Special Progress Report (15 minutes)

J. Prop X Oversight Committee

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.

VIII MAJOR ITEMS
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.

(10min) A.18 Adoption of Appointment Process for Board Appointed 38-40
District Advisory Committees
(10 min) A.19 Approval of Special Education Contracts/Consultants 41-45
(5 min) A.20 Approval of Special Education NonPublic School
Contracts FY 2000/01 46-48
(10 min) A.21 Approval of Special Education NonPublic
School Contracts FY 1999/00 49
(5 min) A.22 Call for Nominations for California School Boards Association
Director-at-Large, Asian/Pacific Islander and Director-
At-Large Hispanic 50
(10 min) A.23 Budget Adjustments 51-56e

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.

(15 min) D.1 New BTSA Mentor Program / Memorandum of Understanding 57-59d
(10 min) D.2 Job Description Modification / Heavy and Light Bus Driver
Classifications into One Classification, Bus Driver 60-61
(10 min) D.3 Adoption of New Board Policy / BP 5141.21: Administering
Medication and Monitoring Health Conditions 62-63

X BOARD MEMBER ITEMS
These items are submitted by individual Board members for information or discussion, as per Board Policy 8320(b).

B.1 Request by Board Member Dorothy Chapman to place an item on
the Board of Education agenda to discuss revising Board Policy 1330,
Community Relations: Use of School Facilities. 64

B.2 Request by Board Member Dorothy Chapman to place an item on
the Board of Education agenda to request a review of all existing
District policies which pertain to the protection of all students against
threat and harrassment 65

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 Superintendent Search / Continuing Update 66
I.2 Supplemental Textbooks to be Adopted 67

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.

XVII ADJOURNMENT

The next regular meeting is scheduled for 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 5, 2000 in the Hughes Research Laboratories Auditorium, 3011 Malibu Canyon Road in Malibu.
The meeting will be preceded by a Closed Session at 5:00 p.m.
BOARD OF EDUCATION SCHEDULE 2000-2001
*These dates have been confirmed at the Santa Monica City Council Chambers
2000
August
September 07 21*
October 05 Malibu19 *
November 02 Malibu16 *
December 14
2001
January 04 18*
February 01 15*
March 01 (Malibu) 14 (Wed)
April 05 26 (DAC Reports & Recommendations)
May 03 (Malibu)17* 10 (Closed Session, Superintendents Evaluation)
June 07 28 (Budget adoption)

AGENDA DISTRIBUTION

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.
electonic media - surfsantamonica
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
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. September 21, 2000


SANTA MONICA-MALIBU UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT
BOARD OF EDUCATION