Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District

Board of Education

MEETING AGENDA



September 20, 2001



The next regular meeting of the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District's Board of Education is scheduled to be held on September 20, 2001, in the Council Chambers of the City of Santa Monica, 1685 Main Street, Santa Monica, California. Following Roll Call, at 4:30 PM, in the Board Room of the District Offices, 1651 16th Street, Santa Monica, California, the Board will reconvene the Special Meeting of September 13, 2001, to interview Strategic Planning Team Design candidate number 3. Following that interview, the Board will move to Closed Session, for reasons listed in Section III, below. The Board will reconvene in Open Session at 7 PM in Council Chambers.



The Public Portion of the Meeting Begins at 7:00 PM



If you wish to address the Board of Education you must submit the "request to address" card prior to discussion of the item. The cards are located with meeting materials at the room's entrance.

I CALL TO ORDER

A Roll Call

B Pledge of Allegiance



II PUBLIC COMMENTS FOR CLOSED SESSION ITEMS ONLY



III CLOSED SESSION



Public Employee Performance Evaluation/ Superintendent/ Contract, relative to finalizing Performance Targets, Pursuant to GC 54954.5 and 54957 as cited in the Brown Act

Conference with Superintendent and Assistant Superintendents regarding 2000-2001 negotiations with the Santa Monica-Malibu Teachers Association (SMMCTA) regarding Child Development Services (CDS) pursuant to GC 54957.6 as cited in the Brown Act



Conference with Superintendent and Assistant Superintendents regarding 2001-2002 Strategies for Negotiations with Non-Represented Employees, the Santa Monica-Malibu Classroom Teachers Association (SMMCTA) and Santa Monica Chapter of Local 660 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) pursuant to GC 54957.6 as cited in the Brown Act



Personnel Matter/ Classified Appointment/ Director of Business and Fiscal Services - Pursuant to GC 54957 as cited in the Brown Act

Personnel Matter/Special Services Appointment - Interim Overseeing Director for Business and Fiscal Services - Pursuant to GG 54957 as cited in the Brown Act

IV BOARD OF EDUCATION - COMMENDATIONS/RECOGNITIONS

Two-year Completions of the Academy for New/Aspiring Principals through California School Leadership Academy: Cecilia Duenas, Pat Henderson, Alex Kusion, Kevin McCarthy, Lise Reilly, Patricia Samarge



V APPROVAL OF THE AGENDA



VI APPROVAL OF MINUTES

A.1 Approval of Minutes (None) 1

VII CONSENT CALENDAR

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 XI.



Curriculum and Instruction

A.2 Approval of Supplemental Textbooks to be Adopted 2

A.3 Approval of Overnight Field Trips 3

A.4 Approval of Independent Contractors 4-5

General Functions

None.

Business and Finance

A.5 Award of Purchase Orders, FY 2001-2002 6-6e

A.6 Approval of Conference and Travel . . . . .7-10

A.7 Acceptance of Gifts 11-11d

A.8 Denial of Claim (Rose Robinson et al ) 12

A.9 Denial of Claim (Andrew Gross) 13

A.10 Renewal of Agreement with Los Angeles County Office of Education for

Regional Occupational Programs (LACOE/RoP) 14



Proposition X /State Modernization

A.11 Correction of Board Action of 9/6/01 Regarding the Malibu High School Proposition X Bids 15-18b

A.11a Correction of Board Action of 9/6/01 Regarding BLA #18 19-21a



Personnel

A.12 Certificated Personnel - Elections, Separations 22-24

A.13 Special Services Employee/ Business and Fiscal Services 25

A.14 Special Services Employees 26-27

A.15 Teaching Authorizations 28

A.16 Clinical Training Agreement/ Mt. Saint Mary's College 29

A.17 Affiliation Agreement No. FO1-0924/ UCLA Nursing Students 30

A.18 Service Agreement - Paradigm Services, Inc. 31

A.19 Classified Appointment - Director of Business and Fiscal Services 32

A.20 Classified Personnel - Merit 33-38

A.21 Classified Personnel - Non-Merit 39

VIII 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 "VIII, 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 XVI, CONTINUATION OF PUBLIC COMMENTS.



IX COMMUNICATIONS

The Communications section provides an opportunity for the Board of Education to hear reports from the individuals or Committee representative listed below. All reports are limited to 5 minutes or less. However, if more time is necessary, or if a report will not be presented, please notify the Board secretary eight work days prior to the date of the meeting.

A. School Reports

B. SMMCTA Report

C. SEIU Report

D. PTA Council President Reports

E. Proposition X Oversight Committee Report

X Superintendent's Report

The Superintendent and/or Assistant Superintendents may report on items not requiring action by the board but are of interest to the Board and public.

State of the Schools - Enrollment

Effectiveness of District's Preparedness Plans

Report on City of Malibu City Council Meeting

Strategic Planning Update



Regarding Major and Discussion Items

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.



XI MAJOR ITEMS

These items are considered to be of major interest and/or importance and are presented for ACTION (A) or INFORMATION (I) 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 VII, Consent Agenda, will be deliberated in Section XI 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.



A.22 Approval of Special Education Contracts (2001-2002) 40-43

A.23 Approval of Budget Adjustment for Additional Staffing at Malibu Middle/

Malibu High School 44

A.24 Approval of Budget Adjustment for Additional Staffing at Cabrillo

Elementary School 45

A.25 Approval of Budget Adjustment for Additional Staffing at

Santa Monica High School 46

A.26 Approval to Purchase Plato Software for Santa Monica High School 47-49

A.27 Approval to Award Utility Hook-up for St. Anne's Relocatable Classroom

to Graph Company 50

XII DISCUSSION ITEMS

These items are submitted for information (generally, FIRST READING) and discussion. Action will generally be considered at the next regularly scheduled meeting of the Board.



D.1 Report on the Stanford 9 Student Assessment 1999-2001 51

D.2 Status Report on Smaller Learning Communities Grant 52

D.3 Report on the Alternative Schools Accountability Model (ASAM) 53

D.4 Report on the Recommended Appointment Process to Fill A Vacancy on the

Personnel Commission 54-54d

XIII INFORMATIONAL ITEMS

I.1 Basic Textbooks to Be Adopted 55



XIV BOARD MEMBER ITEMS

These items are submitted by individual Board members for information or discussion, in accordance with Board Policy 8320(b).



XV 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.



XVI CONTINUATION OF PUBLIC COMMENTS

A continuation of Section VIII, as needed.



XVII BOARD MEMBER COMMENTS

Board Member Comments is the section 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".



XVIII 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.



XIX CLOSED SESSION

The Board of Education may adjourn to CLOSED SESSION to complete discussion on items listed for CLOSED SESSION.



XX ADJOURNMENT

This meeting will adjourn to the next regularly scheduled meeting of the Board of Education, Thursday, October 4, 2001, at 7 PM at the Hughes Research Laboratories,

3011 Malibu Canyon Road, Malibu, California, 20965.



Meetings held in Santa Monica are taped for rebroadcast

and played on Cable Channel 16 (City TV) at 11:00 AM

on the Sunday following the Board meeting.

Meetings are rebroadcast in Malibu on Government Access

Channel 15 every Thursday at 2 PM; every Saturday & Sunday at 8 PM