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Regular Board Meeting
San Jacinto USD
August 13, 2019 6:00PM
District Office Board Room Closed Session 4:30 PM Hyatt Room 2045 S. San Jacinto Ave. San Jacinto, CA 92583

Mission Statement:
We exist to educate and empower all students to achieve academic excellence, personal growth and social responsibility.
1. CALL TO ORDER-PUBLIC SESSION
1.1. Call to Order
Quick Summary / Abstract:
The Board President will call the meeting to order.
1.2. Public Comment on Closed Session Items
Quick Summary / Abstract:
At this time, members of the audience may address the Board regarding Closed Session agenda items. In accordance with Board Policy 9323, individual speakers will be allowed up to three minutes to address the Board on a Closed Session agenda item. A total of 21 minutes is allocated for each Closed Session agenda item. The Board is legally only able to act on items on the published agenda. No action can be taken on a non-agenda item discussed during public comment time.
2. CLOSED SESSION
2.1. Conference with Legal Counsel for anticipated litigation under Government Code Section 54956.9Confidential agenda item.
Quick Summary / Abstract:

Claim #19-20-01

2.2. Public Employee Discipline/Dismissal/Release
Quick Summary / Abstract:




2.3. Public Employee Performance Evaluation
Quick Summary / Abstract:
Superintendent
3. RECONVENE TO PUBLIC SESSION
3.1. Flag Salute
Quick Summary / Abstract:
Our Student Board Member will lead the Pledge of Allegiance.

3.2. Mission Statement
Quick Summary / Abstract:

Board President Norman will read our Mission Statement:

We exist to educate and empower all students to achieve academic excellence, personal growth and social responsibility.


4. PUBLIC PARTICIPATION/RECOGNITION
4.1. Recognition
Quick Summary / Abstract:

Public recognition of students, volunteers, and community members takes place at this time.

1) Recognition of Hemet Elks Lodge and San Jacinto Inn for their support of our students and families.







4.2. Round of Applause
Quick Summary / Abstract:

At this time staff will be recognized by the Board of Trustees.

1) Carla Adame, Lauren Armijo, Cristy Bedetti, Abel Buenrostro, Jessica Darapiza, Robynn Gualtiere, Seth Heeren, Gale Hill, Dawn Lawrence, Karin Lee, Andrew Mante, Diane Perez, Laura Pla, Vince Record, Brenda Ritchie, John Roach, Venus Rodriguez, Jasmin Rubio, Shelley Ruzzamenti, David Sheiner, Deven Skibinski, Dr. Jordan Smith, Luke Smith, Sherry Smith, Keri Thomas, and Elena Williams for their participation on the Vision Team.





5. PUBLIC PARTICIPATION/COMMENTS
5.1. Student Board Member Update
Quick Summary / Abstract:
Our Student Board Member will give a brief report to the Board of Trustees at this time. 

5.2. Superintendent's Update
Quick Summary / Abstract:
The Superintendent will give an update to the Board of Trustees.
5.3. Members of the Audience (Open Forum)
Quick Summary / Abstract:
Members of the audience are invited to address the Board at this time. (All requests to address the Board must be on the green speaker slip and must be turned into the Superintendent's secretary prior to the start of the meeting. No request to address the Board will be accepted after the meeting begins. The Regular Board meetings are scheduled to begin at 6:00 p.m.) In accordance with Board Policy 9323, individual speakers will be allowed up to three minutes to address the Board on an agenda or non-agenda related item. A total of 21 minutes is allocated for each subject matter. The Board is legally only able to act on items on the published agenda. No action can be taken on a non-agenda item discussed during public comment time. If you should need more time than the allotted three minutes, please put your comments in a letter to the Board of Trustees. The Board appreciates your comments.
5.4. San Jacinto Teacher Association Update
Quick Summary / Abstract:
SJTA President may give a brief update to the Board of Trustees.
5.5. San Jacinto Classified School Employee Association Update
Quick Summary / Abstract:
CSEA President may give a brief update to the Board of Trustees.
6. PERSONNEL
6.1. Personnel Services Report
Quick Summary / Abstract:
The Personnel Services Report for August 13, 2019 is presented to the Board of Trustees for approval.


Rationale:

The Personnel Services Report provides the Board of Trustees with recommendations for employment status of current and new District personnel and the approval of volunteers.

 
Recommended Motion:

It is recommended the Board of Trustees approve the Personnel Services Report for August 13, 2019.



Financial Impact:

N/A

Attachments:
Personnel Services Report
7. CONSENT AGENDA
7.1. Consent Agenda
Quick Summary / Abstract:
The Consent Agenda for August 13, 2019 is presented to the Board of Trustees for review and approval.

Rationale:

Consent agenda items are considered routine, requiring no discussion, and are normally all approved at one time by the Board. A Board member may request that an item be withdrawn from the consent list and acted upon separately.

 
Recommended Motion:

It is recommended the Board of Trustees approve the Consent Agenda for August 13, 2019 as presented.

Financial Impact:
Budgeted through a variety of funds.
Attachments:
Assistant Director, Preschool JD
August 13, 2019 Consent Agenda
BP5144 Discipline rev. 7.2019 final
BP5144 Discipline revised 7.2019 redline
June 18, 2019 Regular Board Mtg. Minutes
Warrant Report - June-July 2019
8. ACTION ITEMS - RESOLUTIONS
Quick Summary / Abstract:
The Board President will introduce each item. Normal procedure on action items includes: (1) Motion and second will be made on each item to begin discussion; (2) Questions or clarification by Board members and receiving additional background information or analysis from the administration on the item proposed for action; (3) Hear comments from the audience, so the Board may receive input from the public prior to the Board's discussion; (All requests to address the Board must be on the green speaker slip and must be turned into the Superintendent's secretary prior to the start of the meeting.  No requests to address the Board will be accepted after the start of the meeting.  Regular meetings are scheduled to begin at 6:00 p.m.) (4) Members of the Board will enter into discussion; and (5) Taking action on the agenda item.
8.1. Adopt Resolution No. 19-20-01, Annual Recognition of San Jacinto Unified School District as a Safe Haven School District
Quick Summary / Abstract:
Resolution No. 19-20-01, Annual Recognition of San Jacinto Unified School District as a Safe Haven School District is presented to the Board of Trustees for adoption.
Rationale:

The Board of Trustees reaffirms San Jacinto Unified School District’s unequivocal commitment to ensuring a safe educational environment for all students, regardless of immigration statues, serving as a safe haven school district for students and families. Our schools will remain safe places for learning and teaching for all students.


 
Recommended Motion:

It is recommended the Board of Trustees adopt Resolution No. 19-20-01, Annual Recognition of San Jacinto Unified School District as a Safe Haven School District.


Financial Impact:

N/A

Attachments:
Resolution No 19-20-01, Safe Haven
Resolution No 19-20-01, Spanish Safe Haven
9. ACTION ITEMS
Quick Summary / Abstract:
The Board President will introduce each item. Normal procedure on action items includes: (1) Motion and second will be made on each item to begin discussion; (2) Questions or clarification by Board members and receiving additional background information or analysis from the administration on the item proposed for action; (3) Hear comments from the audience, so the Board may receive input from the public prior to the Board's discussion; (All requests to address the Board must be on the green speaker slip and must be turned into the Superintendent's secretary prior to the start of the meeting.  No requests to address the Board will be accepted after the start of the meeting.  Regular meetings are scheduled to begin at 6:00 p.m.) (4) Members of the Board will enter into discussion; and (5) Taking action on the agenda item.
9.1. Approve Revised Salary Schedule 680 - Board Members
Quick Summary / Abstract:
An increase of 5% (five percent) to Salary Schedule 680- - Board Members, is presented for review and approval. 




Rationale:

The current stipend amount is $252 per month, with the increase it will become $264 per month.  Education Code 35120 (9)(e) states "On an annual basis, the governing board may increase the compensation of individual board members beyond the limits delineated in the section, in an amount not to exceed 5 percent based on the present monthly rate of compensation. Any increase made pursuant to this section shall be effective upon approval by the governing board."  The Board may increase their stipend by 5 percent annually.  The last increase was March 1, 2016.


 
Recommended Motion:

It is recommended the Board of Trustees approve a 5% increase to Salary Schedule 680 - Board Members, effective September 1, 2019.  A 5% increase is allowed annually per Ed Code 35120.

Financial Impact:

$144 per/person annually

Total of $720 annually 

Attachments:
Revised Salary Schedule 680
9.2. Action Regarding Anticipated Litigation under Government Code Section 54956.9
Quick Summary / Abstract:

The Board of Trustees will consider Claim #19-20-01 which has been filed against the District.

Rationale:

A notice of a claim filed against the District has been received. A letter will be sent notifying the claimant of Board action.

 
Recommended Motion:

It is recommended the Board of Trustees deny Claim #19-20-01.

9.3. Approval for Provisional Internship Permit
Quick Summary / Abstract:

A Provisional Internship Permit is presented to the Board of Trustees for approval.

Rationale:

The following employee will be hired on the basis of a Provisional Internship Permit:

Ryan Cogdill, Special Education Mild/Moderate Teacher at San Jacinto High School, grades 9-12, for San Jacinto Unified School District.

 
Recommended Motion:

It is recommended the Board of Trustees review and approve a Provisional Internship Permit.

Financial Impact:

N/A

9.4. Approval for Waiver for English Language Development
Quick Summary / Abstract:
A Waiver for English Language Development is presented to the Board of Trustees for approval.
Rationale:

The following employee will be hired on the basis of a Waiver for English Language Development:

Scott Schiff, Career Technical Education, Arts, Media, and Entertainment Credential holder will be issued a waiver for Teacher of English Learner Students.

Since July 1994, the Commission on Teacher Credentialing has had the authority to issue waiver documents that have expressly to do with educator preparation and credentialing with the ability of employers to employ or assign persons who are not appropriately credentialed for their assignment. All other waivers are under the legal authority of the State Board of Education or the Superintendent of Public Instruction. (Ed Code 44253.11)

 
Recommended Motion:

It is recommended the Board of Trustees review and approve a Waiver for English Language Development.

Financial Impact:

N/A

9.5. Approve Students' Acceleration to Transitional Kindergarten for the 2019-2020 School Year
Quick Summary / Abstract:

A list of students who have qualified for acceleration to transitional kindergarten for the 2019-2020 school year is presented to the Board of Trustees for approval.

Rationale:

The Kindergarten Readiness Act, SB 1381, was signed into law in September 2010. This law changed the cutoff date for kindergarten entry from December 1st to September 1st. The law also established a two-year kindergarten program known as Transitional Kindergarten for children whose 5th birthday occurs between September 2 and December 1.

Parents of students whose 5th birthday falls after December 1 can request to have their students assessed for acceleration into Transitional Kindergarten. As a result of that assessment, two children have qualified for the Transitional Kindergarten program for the 2019-2020 school year.

 
Recommended Motion:

It is recommended the Board of Trustees approve the students who qualified for acceleration to the Transitional Kindergarten program for the 2019-2020 school year.

Attachments:
Acceleration to Transitional Kindergarten List
9.6. Approve Revised 2019-2020 Instructional Calendar
Quick Summary / Abstract:

The revised 2019-2020 Instructional Calendar is presented to the Board of Trustees for approval.

Rationale:

This revised 2019-2020 Instructional Calendar allows time for the Homecoming Parade by changing the high school minimum day scheduled for September 13, 2019 to October 11, 2019.

The high school early release day scheduled for December 17, 2019 was changed to April 28, 2020 to accommodate College and Career Readiness day.

 
Recommended Motion:

It is recommended the Board of Trustees approve the revised 2019-2020 School Calendar.

Attachments:
Revised 2019-2020 Instructional Calendar
9.7. Approve the Revised 2019-2020 Bell Schedule for San Jacinto High School and Monte Vista Middle School
Quick Summary / Abstract:

The revised 2019-2020 Bell Schedules for San Jacinto High School and Monte Vista Middle School are presented to the Board for approval.

Rationale:

The revised 2019-2020 Bell Schedule for San Jacinto High School has been modified to allow Intervention to be held after 1st period. It will also allow for two lunch periods during the school day on minimum days.

The revised 2019-2020 Bell Schedule for Monte Vista Middle School has been modified to allow for an intervention period 4-days per week instead of 2-days per week.

 
Recommended Motion:

It is recommended the Board of Trustees approve the revised 2019-2020 Bell Schedules for San Jacinto High School and Monte Vista Middle School.

Attachments:
MVMS Revised 2019-2020 Bell Schedule
San Jacinto High School Revised 2019-2020 Bell Schedule
9.8. Approve the 2019-2020 Consolidated Application and Reporting System (CARS) - Spring Release
Quick Summary / Abstract:
The 2019-2020 Consolidated Application and Reporting System (CARS) Spring Release is presented to the Board of Trustees for approval.
Rationale:

The California Department of Education (CDE) requires that school districts indicate which categorical programs participation will occur during the following school year. The application contains assurances indicating that the LEA will comply with the legal requirements of each program in order to supplement the regular educational programs provided by the District. The application becomes part of the entitlement funding process for all districts.

The submission of an application for funding of the consolidated categorical programs indicates the District's intention to participate in various categorical programs and provides assurances that the program guidelines will be met. For the school year 2019-2020, the District will participate in the following programs: Title 1 - Part A (Basic Grant); Title II - Part A (Supporting Effective Instruction); Title III - Part A (English Learners); and Title VI - Part A (Student Support). Board approval is required for submission.

The Consolidated Application - Spring Release was electronically submitted on June 25, 2019, to CDE, with a pending date of August 13, 2019 for Board approval.

 
Recommended Motion:

It is recommended the Board of Trustees approve the 2019-2020 Consolidated Application and Reporting System (CARS) Spring Release.

10. BOARD OR STAFF ANNOUNCEMENTS
10.1. Board or Staff Announcements
Quick Summary / Abstract:
The Board of Trustees and Cabinet Members may comment or make brief announcements at this time.
11. INFORMATION ITEMS
Quick Summary / Abstract:
Information items are generally included on the agenda for two reasons. One, to solicit reactions from the Board and public on matters which may be presented to the Board for action at a later date; and two, to provide presentations and information on a wide range of matters of interest to the Board of Trustees and public, but which require no action.
11.1. AMENDED ITEM: New Job Description for American Indian School, Family & Community LiaisonWas edited within 72 hours of the Meeting
Quick Summary / Abstract:
The new job description for American Indian School, Family &Community Liaison is presented to the Board of Trustees for review.
Recommended Motion:

Information Item, will be brought back for Action in September. 

Financial Impact:

Schedule 200

Row 27

$3002-$3765 p/mo 

Attachments:
American Indian School, Family & Community Liaison New JD
11.2. New Job Description for Coordinator II, English Learners
Quick Summary / Abstract:

The new job description for Coordinator II, English Learners is presented to the Board of Trustees for review.

Rationale:

The new job description is presented for review.

 
Recommended Motion:

It is recommended the Board of Trustees review the new job description for Coordinator II, English Learners.

Financial Impact:

Schedule 122

Column 2

$107,432-$136,914 annually 

Attachments:
New JD Coordinator II, English Learners
11.3. Revised Mission, Vision Statement, and Core Values are Presented for Review
Quick Summary / Abstract:
The revised Mission, Vision Statement, and Core Values are brought to the Board of Trustees for review.  The Vision Team met with Dr. Arriaga on July 22 to more align with the current direction the is moving in to provide the best education for each and every child.

Rationale:












 
Recommended Motion:

Information Item only.

Attachments:
Revision of Mission, Vision, Core Values
11.4. Protocol for Working with SJUSD Leadership Team
Quick Summary / Abstract:
The Protocol for Working with SJUSD Leadership Team as included in the Board Governance Handbook is attached as an information item for review and will be included for all administrators.
Recommended Motion:

Information Item only.


Attachments:
Protocol for Working with SJUSD Leadership Team
11.5. Williams Quarterly Report for the Quarter Ending June 30, 2019
Quick Summary / Abstract:
The Williams Quarterly Report for the period ending June 30, 2019 will be presented to the Board of Trustees for review.
Rationale:

The Williams Quarterly Report for the quarter ending June 30, 2019 will be presented to the Board of Trustees for review. No complaints were filed for this quarter. The report has been turned in to the Riverside County Office of Education as required.



 
Recommended Motion:

Information Item only.

Attachments:
Williams Qtr 4 Report
12. ADJOURNMENT
Quick Summary / Abstract:
The meeting was adjourned at ________p.m. in honor/memory of _____________.
Disability Information:
Upon request, this agenda will be made available in appropriate alternative formats to persons with disabilities, as required by Section 202 of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Any person with a disability, who requires a modification or accommodation in order to participate in a meeting, should direct such request to Gale Hill, Executive Assistant to the Superintendent and Board of Trustees, at (951) 929-7700, extension 4202, at least 48 hours before the meeting, if possible. If you require a translator, please contact Gale Hill, Executive Assistant to the Superintendent and Board of Trustees, at (951) 929-7700, extension 4202, at least 48 hours before the meeting. San Jacinto & Hemet Libraries have computers & online access available to the public. Documents relative to an agenda item for an open session of a regular (not special) meeting of the Board distributed less than 72 hours prior to the meeting will be available at the District Office, 2045 S. San Jacinto Avenue, San Jacinto, during regular business hours, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday. A copy will also be available at the Board Meeting.

Published: August 9, 2019, 3:04 PM

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