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Previous MeetingJune 05, 2012 07:00 PMNext Meeting
Regular Board Meeting
District Education Center Boardroom
47-950 Dune Palms Road, La Quinta, California
DSUSD Lighthouse Hall of Fame Award 5:30 p.m. - Open Session at 7:00 p.m.

 

  
Preliminary Information

Notice of Primary Language Services for Board of Education Agendas and Meetings.  An oral translation of any posted Board of Education agenda notice may be obtained by contacting Blanche Ramirez, Office of the Superintendent at (760) 771-8503. 

Any person may request that the assistance of a Spanish language translator be provided at a Board of Education meeting.  Requests for translation must be made 30 hours prior to the commencement of Regular Board meetings and 8 hours prior to the commencement of Special Board meetings.  To request such translation, please contact the District Translator, Adriana Gauto, in the State and Federal Programs Office (760) 771-8607 and provide your name, telephone number, and the agenda item(s) you desire to be translated.

Notificación de los Servicios del Idioma Primario para las Agendas y Juntas de la Junta de Educación.  Se puede obtener una traducción oral de cualquier notificación publicada de una agenda de la Junta de Educación  contactando  a  Blanche Ramirez, Oficina de la Superintendente llamando al (760) 771-8503. 

Cualquier persona puede requerir que la asistencia de una traductora al lenguaje español sea provista en la reunión de la Junta de Educación.  Las solicitudes para traducción deben ser hechas 30 horas antes de que comiencen las juntas Regulares de la Junta de Educación y 8 horas antes que comiencen las juntas Especiales de la Junta de Educación. Para solicitar tal traducción, por favor contacten a la Traductora del Distrito, Adriana Gauto, en la Oficina de Programas Estatales y Federales,  (760) 771-8607 y provean su nombre, número de teléfono, y el tema de la agenda/los temas de la agenda que solicitan les traduzcan.

PROCEDURES DURING MEETING.  Policy #9323 (2/06/01).  Adequate Information to Precede Actions--Oral Communications, Petitions, Delegations: Except in emergencies, the Board shall not attempt to decide upon any questions before examining and evaluating any information any person requests the Board to consider.  The Superintendent shall be given an opportunity to examine and to evaluate all such information and recommend actions before the Board attempts to make a decision.  This policy shall apply to petitions, correspondence and delegations as well.

BOARD MATERIAL is available in the Superintendent’s Office on the Monday afternoon preceding each regular meeting and in the Boardroom on the evening of each regular meeting should any citizen desire to review material given to the Board of Education for consideration and/or action.  The agenda and its extensive background material are studied by each member of the Board for at least three days preceding the meeting.  Board Members can call staff for clarification on any item, and many of the items on the agenda were discussed by the Board during previous meetings.  These procedures enable the Board to act more effectively on agenda items than would otherwise be possible.

AUDIO RECORDING may be made at any Board meeting, as indicated in Policy #9324 (4/21/98).  The recorder shall be placed in plain view of all persons present, insofar as possible.

COMMUNICATIONS FROM THE FLOOR.  We are pleased you can be with us at this meeting, and hope you will return often.  Your visit assures us of continuing community interest in our schools.  In accordance with Policy #9323 (2/06/01) time is reserved for oral communications by citizens present.  Citizens wishing to be heard on agenda items shall have a three-minute limit on each item or non-agenda item and should indicate their intention at this time.  The total amount of time for the public on any such matter shall be limited to ten (10) minutes.  Those wishing to make a formal presentation to the Board may do so during the Conference Item section of the Agenda.  In accordance with the law, decisions of the Board cannot be made on any matter not previously published before the board meeting as indicated in Policy #9323.2  (9/19/00).  However, at its discretion the Board may refer items to the staff for follow-up or place topics on a future board meeting.


(D) Discussion Item
(V) Can Vote
(C) Consent Item
  CALL TO ORDER   
Unfold   CLOSED SESSION   
         
1. Discuss and take action on student Admission Cases, Reinstatements, Stipulated Expulsion Orders, and Expulsions as listed on the consent items and presented to the Board of Education from the Child Welfare and Attendance office.      (D)  (V)  
         
2. Discuss Public Employee Discipline/Dismissal/Release Pursuant to Government Code section 54957      (D)  (V)  
         
3. Update on Negotiations with California School Employees Association (CSEA) and Desert Sands Teachers Association (DSTA)      (D)  
  RETURN TO OPEN SESSION   
  PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE   
Unfold   ROLL CALL   
         
1. Roll Call     
 
  • Donald B. Griffith, President
  • Jim Koedyker, V.P./Clerk
  • Michael Duran, Member
  • Matteo Monica III, Member
  • Gary Tomak, Member
  • Sharon P. McGehee, Ph.D., Superintendent
  • Kathleen Felci, Asst. Supt., Education
  • Sherry Johnstone, Asst. Supt., Personnel
  • Cindy McDaniel, Asst. Supt., Business

 

Student Board Members:

  • Yayne Vega, Amistad High School
  • Victoria Contreras, Summit High School
  • Victoria Gutierrez, Indio High School
  • Diana Aguirre, Horizon School
  • Irma Valdez, Shadow Hills High School
  • Laura Baldwin, Palm Desert High School
  • Quentin Garcia, La Quinta High School

 

 

 

Unfold   APPROVAL OF MINUTES   
         
1. Approve the minutes of the Regular meeting of May 1, 2012, as submitted.      (V)  
         
2. Approve the minutes of the Special meeting of April 24, 2012, as submitted.      (V)  
  BOARD MEETING ADDENDA   
Unfold   APPROVAL OF AGENDA   
         
1. Approve the agenda of the regular meeting of June 5, 2012.      (V)  
  PUBLIC COMMUNICATIONS   
Unfold   PUBLIC HEARING   
         
1. Public Hearing No. 14/2011-2012, to Receive Comments on the Proposed Elementary School Boundaries for Madison Elementary School and Carrillo Ranch Elementary School Effective 2012-2013 School Year      (D)  
         
2. Public Hearing No. 15/2011-2012, Authorization to Accept State Categorical Funds and Flexibility Authorized by SBX3 4     
         
3. Public Hearing No. 16/2011-2012, to Receive Comments on the Proposed Middle School Boundaries for Paige Middle School and Indio Middle School Effective 2012-2013 School Year      (D)  
         
4. Public Hearing No. 17/2011-2012, to Receive Comments on the Proposed Middle School Boundaries for Jefferson Middle School and La Quinta Middle School Effective 2012-2013 School Year      (D)  
  COMMUNITY/STAFF/STUDENT RECOGNITION   
  INTRODUCTION OF NEW OR RECENTLY PROMOTED EMPLOYEES   
Unfold   INFORMATION   
         
1. Indio High School’s 2012 CIF (California Interscholastic Fedration), State Track & Field Championships, May 31, 2012 – June 3, 2012     
         
2. Indio High School’s Cross Country Teams – Summer Camp at Mammoth Lakes, California, July 28, 2012 – August 4, 2012     
         
3. Indio High School’s Renaissance Leadership Trip to National Conference in Orlando, Florida     
         
4. 2011-2012 Volunteers     
  BOARD AND SUPERINTENDENT COMMENTS   
Unfold   STAFF CONFERENCE ITEMS   
         
1. Odyssey of the Mind Eastern European Competition in Moscow, Russia      (D)  
         
2. 2012-2013 Preliminary Budget      (D)  
Unfold   GENERAL FUNCTIONS-SECTION A   
         
1. Resolution No. 39/2011-2012, Grant of Easement to the City of La Quinta at the District Education Center      (V)  
 

Roll Call Vote

         
2. Resolution No. 40/2011-2012, Authorization to Accept State Categorical Funds and Flexibility Authorized by SBX3 4      (V)  
 

Roll Call Vote

Unfold   GENERAL FUNCTIONS-SECTION B   
         
1. Independent Contractor Services Agreement with TLC Counseling - Tori St. Johns      (V)  
         
2. Independent Contractor Services Agreement with Stephen D. Chambers, Marriage and Family Therapist      (V)  
Unfold   GENERAL FUNCTIONS-SECTION C   
         
1. Agreement for CTE Instructor Services with Riverside County Superintendent of Schools for 2011-2012      (V)  
         
2. Agreement with University of Southern California, Master of Arts in Teaching Field Experience      (V)  
Unfold   GENERAL FUNCTIONS-SECTION D   
         
1. Addendum to Memorandum of Understanding to Provide Services Under the California Master Plan for Migrant Education Region VII      (V)  
Unfold   GENERAL FUNCTIONS-SECTION E   
         
1. The 2012-2013 Indian Education Formula Grant Continuation Application      (V)  
Unfold   GENERAL FUNCTIONS-SECTION F   
         
1. Extended Algebra as a Provisional Course      (V)  
         
2. Honors Geoscience as a Provisional Course      (V)  
         
3. Printmaking I as a Provisional Course      (V)  
Unfold   CONSENT ITEMS STUDENT MATTERS   
         
1. Reinstate Student #10/11-136      (V)  (C)  
         
2. Stipulated Expulsion #11/12-161      (V)  (C)  
         
3. Stipulated Expulsion #11/12-166      (V)  (C)  
         
4. Expulsion Case #11/12-136      (V)  (C)  
         
5. Expulsion Case #11/12-143      (V)  (C)  
         
6. Expulsion Case #11/12-146      (V)  (C)  
         
7. Expulsion Case #11/12-149      (V)  (C)  
         
8. Expulsion Case #11/12-154      (V)  (C)  
         
9. Expulsion Case #11/12-155      (V)  (C)  
         
10. Expulsion Case #11/12-157      (V)  (C)  
         
11. Expulsion Case #11/12-162      (V)  (C)  
         
12. Expulsion Case #11/12-165      (V)  (C)  
         
13. Expulsion Case #11/12-167      (V)  (C)  
Unfold   CONSENT ITEMS   
         
1. Independent Contractor Services Agreement with Marjorie Castro      (C)  
         
2. Independent Contractor Services Agreement with National CineMedia      (C)  
         
3. Independent Contractor Services Agreement with Productive Prose, Inc., DBA, Words at Work      (C)  
         
4. Independent Contractor Services Agreement with TLC Counseling - Clyde "Pops" Carter      (C)  
         
5. Agreement for Consultant Services with Action Learning Systems, Inc., for Desert Christian Academy      (C)  
         
6. Agreement for Consultant Services with Action Learning Systems, Inc., for La Quinta Middle School      (C)  
         
7. Google, Inc., Non-Disclosure Agreement      (C)  
         
8. Notice of Completion for the Palm Desert High School Phase 2 Project      (C)  
         
9. Early Childhood Education State Funded Preschool Programs Self-Evaluation for 2011-2012      (C)  
         
10. Cash Donations      (C)  
         
11. Donations      (C)  
         
12. Damaged and Obsolete Textbooks 2011-2012      (C)  
         
13. Consent Items 1-12      (V)  
Unfold   PERSONNEL ACTIONS-CLASSIFIED   
         
1. Classified Personnel      (V)  
Unfold   PERSONNEL ACTIONS-CERTIFICATED   
         
1. Certificated Personnel      (V)  
  CALL OUT OF CLOSED SESSION ACTIONS   
  SUGGESTIONS FOR FUTURE AGENDAS THAT RECEIVE AT LEAST 3 VOTES   
Unfold   ANNOUNCEMENT(S)   
         
1. The next regularly scheduled meeting of the Board of Education is Tuesday, June 19, 2012, in the District Education Center Boardroom, 47950 Dune Palms Road, La Quinta, California     
  RECONVENE TO CLOSED SESSION IF NEEDED   
  ADJOURNMENT   

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Every reasonable effort will be made to accommodate participation of the disabled in all of the District's public meetings. If particular accommodations for the disabled are needed (i.e., disability-related aids, or other services), please contact the Superintendent’s Office at 760-771-8503 at least 24 hours in advance of the meeting.

 

Public inspection of agenda documents that have been distributed to the Board less than 72 hours before the meeting, will be made available at the Education Center, 47-950 Dune Palms Road and, when feasible, attached to the agenda item on the District's online agenda at http://dsusd.csbaagendaonline.net   (Government Code 54957.5)




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