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REGULAR MEETING
Piedmont City USD
May 08, 2019 7:00PM
Council Chambers, City Hall 120 Vista Avenue, Piedmont Closed Session: 6:00 p.m. Regular Session:7:00 p.m.

Mission Statement:
We are committed to cultivate a learning community where students are engaged in their learning, strive for excellence, and are supported to achieve to their potential.
I. CALL TO ORDER
Time Certain:
6:00 PM
II. ESTABLISHMENT OF QUORUM
Quick Summary / Abstract:
A majority of the Governing Board must be present in order to establish a quorum, allowing the Board to conduct business.
III. ADJOURN TO CLOSED SESSION
Time Certain:
6:02 PM
Quick Summary / Abstract:

Members of the public may speak to any Closed Session item on the agenda before the Board adjourns to Closed Session. The Board President may limit speaker time.


III.A. Public Employee Evaluation - Superintendent pursuant to Government Code §54957
III.B. Conference with District Labor Negotiator Randall Booker regarding Negotiations with Association of Piedmont Teachers (APT) (Government Code 54956.6)
III.C. Conference with District Labor Negotiator Randall Booker regarding Negotiations with Classified School Employees Association (CSEA) (Government Code 54956.6)
III.D. Conference with District Labor Negotiator Randall Booker regarding Negotiations with Association of Piedmont School Administrators (APSA) (Government Code 54956.6)
IV. REGULAR OPEN SESSION
Time Certain:
7:00 PM
IV.A. Call to Order
IV.B. Pledge of Allegiance
IV.C. Report of Action Taken in Closed Session
IV.D. Agenda Adjustments
V. COMMUNICATIONS / ANNOUNCEMENTS (COMMUNITY)
Time Certain:
7:05 PM
Quick Summary / Abstract:
The comments are informational only, covering items of interest to the Board, staff and community.
V.A. Association of Piedmont Teachers (APT)
V.B. California School Employees Association (CSEA)
V.C. PEF/Parent Clubs
V.D. Student Representative to the Board
V.E. Persons Wishing to Speak to Any Item Not Listed on the Agenda
Quick Summary / Abstract:
Board members or staff may not discuss or take action on any item that does not appear on the posted agenda. Board members and staff may briefly respond to statements or answer questions.
V.F. Superintendent Announcements
V.G. Board President Announcements
VI. PRESENTATION
Time Certain:
7:15 PM
Speaker:
Randall Booker, Superintendent
VI.A. Arthur Hecht Volunteer of the Year Award
Quick Summary / Abstract:

Superintendent Booker will present Cathy Glazier with the Arthur Hecht Volunteer of the Year Award, a piece of art by AP Art student Elizabeth Winters.


Attachments:
Press Release
VII. REVIEW AND ACTION ITEMS
Quick Summary / Abstract:
(The Board President may limit speaker time)
VII.A. First Reading of High School Science Courses: Physics of the Universe and Honors Physics of the Universe
Time Certain:
7:25 PM
Speaker:
Adam Littlefield, PHS Principal and Marna Chamberlain, PHS Science Teacher
Quick Summary / Abstract:

The public is invited to provide comment until the item is brought back for board approval at the May 22, 2019 Board Meeting.


Attachments:
1. Background - Physics of the Universe and Honors Physics of the Universe
2. Course Proposal - Physics of the Universe
3. Course of Study - Physics of the Universe
4. Course Proposal - Honors Physics of the Universe
5. Course of Study - Honors Physics of the Universe
VII.B. California Tobacco Prevention Grant - Health Education Strategies
Time Certain:
8:10 PM
Speaker:
Randall Booker, Superintendent
Attachments:
Background - DOJ Tobacco Cessation Grant
VII.C. School Support Tax - Structure, Amount, Duration
Time Certain:
8:40 PM
Speaker:
Randall Booker, Superintendent
Attachments:
Background - School Support Tax
VIII. INFORMATION/DISCUSSION
Time Certain:
9:20 PM
VIII.A. Annual Update of 2018-19 Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP)
Speaker:
Cheryl Wozniak, Assistant Superintendent of Educational Services
Attachments:
Background - LCAP Annual Update
VIII.B. H1 Bond Update
Time Certain:
9:40 PM
Speaker:
Randall Booker, Superintendent
Attachments:
H1 Update
IX. BOARD REPORTS/ANNOUNCEMENTS
Time Certain:
9:45 PM
X. CORRESPONDENCE
Time Certain:
9:50 PM
XI. CONSENT CALENDAR: ACTION ITEMS
Time Certain:
9:55 PM
Quick Summary / Abstract:

The following items are considered routine and can be handled with one action since it is recommended that all items be approved unanimously.

Board members may request any item(s) be removed from the Consent Calendar and considered separately.
XI.A. Approve Personnel Action Report
Attachments:
Personnel Action Report
XI.B. Approve and Ratify Contracts and Agreements - Business Services
Attachments:
Contracts and Agreements - Business Services
XI.C. Approve Tentative Agreement for the Administrative Assistant to Chief Financial Officer Job Classification Between the Piedmont USD and the California State Employees Association (CSEA) (Chapter 60)
Attachments:
TA - Admin Assistant to CFO
XII. FUTURE BOARD AGENDA ITEMS
Time Certain:
10:00 PM
XII.A. New PHS Courses - Physics, Honors Physics (May 22)
XII.B. Ethnic Studies Elective Course - 2nd Reading (May 22)
XII.C. Honoring of Retiring Teachers and Staff (May 22)
XII.D. Update on Budget Reductions (May 22)
XII.E. Update May Budget Revise (May 22)
XII.F. PMS - English Language Arts Curriculum (May 22 and June 12)
XII.G. Elementary - English Language Arts Curriculum (May 22 and June 12)
XII.H. School Support Tax Resolution and Ballot Language (June 12)
XII.I. 2019-20 Budget (June 12 and 26)
XII.J. 2019-20 LCAP (June 12 and 26)
XII.K. Board Workshop on Special Education (Fall)
XIII. ADJOURNMENT
Time Certain:
10:05 PM
Quick Summary / Abstract:

Next Regular Board of Education Meeting: 

May 22, 2019

City Hall, Council Chambers, 120 Vista Avenue, Piedmont

Please be advised that any communication sent to the Board of Education is subject to the Freedom of Information Act and can be viewed by the public, unless it is of a confidential issue covered under the Brown Act.




Disability Information:
In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you need special assistance to participate in this meeting, please contact the Superintendent's Office at (510) 594-2614. Notification by Monday noon preceding the meeting will enable the District to make reasonable arrangements to ensure accessibility to this meeting.

Published: May 3, 2019, 4:27 PM

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