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Regular Meeting
Escalon USD
October 06, 2020 7:00PM
District Office

1. NOTICE - COVID-19 PUBLIC HEALTH ORDER: MEETING TO BE HELD VIRTUALLY
Quick Summary / Abstract:
Pursuant to orders given by San Joaquin County Public Health Department and the State of California Public Health Department, all members of the Board of Education as well as the Superintendent and District Staff, will join the meeting via phone/video conference and no teleconference locations need be posted. The district will be using a webinar format (using Zoom) for the Board Members to participate remotely, and to allow for orderly public comment.  There will not be a physical location for this meeting.

Participants who would like to make comments can join the meeting from their computer, tablet or phone. We ask that participants to type their full name when joining the meeting, as prompted.  The board president, will announce the opportunity for public comment on non-agenda items  and for each agenda item. We ask that all participants who wish to make public comments for that item use the “Raise your Hand” functionality. The attendees will be called upon, their microphone unmuted, and then allowed to make their statement for up to three minutes. At the end of three minutes the attendee’s microphone will be muted and the next participant will be called upon.

To join the board meeting using a PC, Mac, IPad, IPhone or Android device, please click on this URL  https://zoom.us/j/95114771800at the noticed meeting time. It may help to download the Zoom app before the meeting if you don’t have it already. Instructions on how to join a meeting by video conference are available at: https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/201362193 -Joining-a-Meeting. 



2. CALL TO ORDER: 5:30 PM
3. ADJOURN TO CLOSED SESSION
4. CLOSED SESSION
4.1. Call closed session to orderConfidential agenda item.
4.2. Discuss employment/discipline/release/acceptance of retirement/resignation/appointment or replacement of district employeesConfidential agenda item.
4.3. Conference with Superintendent and District Negotiator regarding negotiationsConfidential agenda item.
Quick Summary / Abstract:


  • Representative: Mr. Ron Costa Employee Organization: CSEA Chapter #345

4.4. Stipulated Expulsion 20-21-01Confidential agenda item.
4.5. Adjourn closed sessionConfidential agenda item.
5. CALL TO ORDER: 7:00 PM
6. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
7. REPORT OUT OF CLOSED SESSION
8. ADDITION TO THE AGENDA
9. REPORTS
9.1. Escalon High School Board Representative
Speaker:
Ella MacKinnon
9.2. Period 1 Attendance
Speaker:
Ron Costa
Attachments:
Period 1 Attendance
10. WRITTEN COMMUNICATION
11. SUPERINTENDENT'S REPORT
12. PRINCIPALS' REPORTS
13. PUBLIC COMMENTS
Quick Summary / Abstract:

Members of the public may address the Board on items not on the agenda. The Board will allow comments by members of the public on an agenda item during consideration of the item. Speakers will be allowed up to three (3) minutes. The Board shall limit the total time for public input on each item to 15 minutes. With Board consent, the Board President may increase or decrease the time allowed for public presentation, depending on the topic and the number of persons wishing to be heard.  It is requested that persons wishing to speak please come forward to the podium and begin by stating their full name. Please be advised that the Brown Act prohibits discussion or action on non-agenda items, and imposes limitations on board members’ responses to public comments. (Government Code section 54954.2(a).) Complaints against specific District employees should be resolved through the District’s Personnel Complaint Procedure. The right to address the Board does not exempt the speaker from any potential liability for defamation. The proceedings of the Board are public record.



14. CONSENT AGENDA
14.1. Approval of Minutes, September 15, 2020 & September 29, 2020
Attachments:
Minutes 9-15-20
September 29, 2020 Minutes
14.2. Retirements/Resignations
14.3. Request to Hire/Change Status
14.3.1. Sidney Saunders, Para Educator, Dent Elementary, effective 10/07/2020
14.3.2. Stephanie Wheeler, Para Educator, Dent Elementary, effective 10/07/2020
14.4. Approval of School Site Plans/Safety Plans
14.4.1. Dent Elementary School Safety Plan 2020-21
Speaker:
Anthony Varni
Rationale:

Administration has reviewed the Safety Plan document with the School Site Council as well as with the school English Language Advisory Committee (ELAC) chairperson. Administration also consulted with Escalon Police Department, Escalon Ambulance, and the  Escalon Fire Department, all whom which have signed off on the plan. We ask that the EUSD school board do the same this evening. 


 
14.4.2. Dent Elementary School School Plan for Student Achievement (SPSA)
Speaker:
Anthony Varni
Rationale:
Administration has reviewed the SPSA document with the School Site Council as well as with the school ELAC committee chairperson. Both committees signed off on the approval of the SPSA which is why it is up tonight for the EUSD school board to review and approve. 
 
Attachments:
School Plan for Student Achievement
15. ACTION ITEMS
15.1. Consider Approval of the Notice of Completion for Nor-Cal Pump & Well Drilling Inc. for the Installation of a New Potable Water Well at Van Allen Elementary School.
Speaker:
John Lial
Rationale:

The installation of a new potable water well at Van Allen Elementary School has been completed in accordance with the plans and specifications.  Following Board approval, the Notice of Completion will be filed with the County Recorder. 

 
Recommended Motion:

The Administration Recommends the Board of Trustees Approve the Notice of Completion for Nor-Cal Pump & Well Drilling Inc. for the Installation of the New Potable Water Well at Van Allen Elementary School. 

Attachments:
Notice of Completion
15.2. Consider Approval of Resolution 20-21-09, Authorizing Teachers Teaching Outside their Credentialed Areas
Speaker:
Ron Costa
Recommended Motion:
The Administration Recommends the Escalon Unified School District Board of Trustees Approve Resolution 20-21-09, Authorizing Teachers Teaching Outside their Credentialed Areas 
Attachments:
COA Board Agenda Entry - Joe Dalpogetti
15.3. Consider Approval of a Short-Term Assignment.
Rationale:

As per Education Code #45101 (a), which amends E.C. 45103 regarding District short-term employee assignments, the Board of Trustees at a regularly scheduled meeting must specify the service required to be performed by an employee and certify the ending date of such service.

SHORT-TERM ASSIGNMENT:    Technology Support Assistant, District(1)

                                                      Up to 8 hours daily; up to five (5) days weekly

Additional Assistant time needed to support I.T. during distance learning

                                                      Effective:  October 7, 2020  – December 31, 2020


 
Recommended Motion:
The Administration Recommends the Board of Trustees Approve the Short-Term Assignment as presented.

 

15.4. Consider Approval of the Updated EHS 2020-2021 Stipend Assignments
Speaker:
Eric Simoni
Quick Summary / Abstract:


Rationale:
Updates to Football and Softball stipends.
 
Recommended Motion:
The Administration Recommends the Escalon Unified School District Board of Trustees Approve the Updated EHS 2020-2021 Stipend Assignments
Attachments:
9-25-20 EHS Stipend Update
16. INFORMATION
17. BOARD MEMBER COMMENTS
18. ANNOUNCEMENTS
18.1. October
Rationale:

14 Early Release - PLC Collaboration 

20 EUSD Board Meeting - 7pm

28  Early Release - PLC Collaboration 



 
18.2. November
Rationale:

3 EUSD Board Meeting - 7pm

4 Early Release - PLC Collaboration 

11 No School - Veterans Day 

16-19 Early Release - Parent Conferences

17 EUSD Board Meeting - 7pm

23-30 No School - Thanksgiving Break 

 
19. ADJOURNMENT
Disability Information:
Materials related to an item on this Board Agenda submitted to the Escalon Unified School District Board of Directors after distribution of the agenda packet are available for public inspection in the Escalon Unified School District Office at 1520 E. Yosemite Ave., Escalon, CA during normal business hours.

Published: October 1, 2020, 2:31 PM

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