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Regular Meeting - SRCS Board of Education
San Rafael City Schools
August 27, 2018 6:00PM
Central Services - Boardroom 310 Nova Albion Way San Rafael, CA 94903

I. OPEN SESSION/ROLL CALL 5:00 PM
Quick Summary / Abstract:

Board President Greg Knell, Vice President  Maika Llorens Gulati, Trustee Linda M. Jackson, Trustee Rachel Kertz, Trustee Natu Tuatagaloa



Minutes:
President Knell convened the meeting to Public Session at 5:00 PM.
II. PUBLIC COMMENT on Closed Session
Minutes:
None.
III. CLOSED SESSION
Minutes:
Pursuant to Government Code sections 54957.6 and 54957, the Board adjourned to Closed Session at 6:01 PM.
III.1. GOV. CODE 54957.6: (ESD/HSD) Conference with Labor Negotiator: Name of Agency Negotiator: Michael Watenpaugh, Amy Baer Employee Organization/Title: SRFT, SRTA, CSEAConfidential agenda item.
III.2. GOV CODE 54957: Public Employee Discipline/Dismissal/Release (ESD-1; HSD-1)Confidential agenda item.
IV. RETURN TO OPEN SESSION
Minutes:
President Knell reconvened the meeting back to Public Session at 6:00 PM.
V. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
Minutes:
Davidson Middle School Principal Bob Marcucci led the Pledge of Allegiance.
VI. OATH OF OFFICE FOR 2018-2019 STUDENT BOARD MEMBERS
Quick Summary / Abstract:

2018-2019 Student Board members representing Davidson MS, Madrone HS, San Rafael HS and Terra Linda HS will be sworn into office. 



Minutes:
President Knell administered the Oath of Office to new student Board members Harita Kalvai- Davidson MS, Judith Santos- San Rafael HS, and Joe Hanson- Terra Linda HS. Cameron Janicula- Madrone HS arrived shortly afterward and was also administered the Oath of Office.
VII. STUDENT BOARD REPORTS
Minutes:
Judith Santos, San Rafael HS:
- SR had a successful opening to school
- The site is under construction; no notable impacts with noise; new portables on campus
- Last Friday ASB hosted its first pep rally. ASB is increasing efforts to include Spanish speaking students
- The school has received a banner from the Anti-Defamation League as a "No Place for Hate" designated school
- A new Social Justice class has been added this year
- The grand opening of the new SRHS stadium was held last week
- Students are getting ready for Homecoming. This year the parade will need to look for alternate routes since it will not be allowed to cross the SMART train tracks. In response to questions from Trustee Jackson, Dr. Watenpaugh noted that staff met with SMART officials who consulted with SMART leadership, SR fire and police; all said no to the parade crossing the tracks.

Joe Hanson, TLHS:
- Students are getting used to the new construction; everyone excited. The new field is progressing
- TL did well at Saturday's football game

Harita Kalvai, DMS:
- Fall sports, Peer Court, Restorative Justice and ASB Student Council are starting soon

Cameron Janicula:
- Students are working hard
- Excited about this school year
VIII. PUBLIC COMMENT ON NON-AGENDIZED ITEMS (Public comment on items that appear on the agenda will be taken at the time the item is addressed by the Board.)
Minutes:
Matt Winton, SRHS teacher, Vice President of SRFT, and parent of a freshman at SR: expressed concern from the community regarding freshmen only having 6 classes instead of 7; consequences created - double the number of students in the library, which impacts the librarian and staff; less flexibility for students down the line which could affect graduation rates in senior year; students need two electives in middle school like other neighboring middle schools; work together to discuss what can be done to address these issues. President Knell requested the superintendent look into the issues.
IX. SPECIAL REPORT
IX.1. UPDATE: (ESD/HSD): Labor Unions: CSEA, SRTA, SRFT
Quick Summary / Abstract:
That the Board receives updates from district labor leaders: 1) CSEA 2) SRTA 3) SRFT
Minutes:
SRFT:
Matt Winton noted he has reached out to Trustees Tuatagaloa, and Kertz and the outside candidate running for school board regarding a candidates' night. He is working with CSEA and SRTA to plan it.

SRTA:
Molly O'Donoghue expressed thanks from SRTA members at Laurel Dell to district administration and the Board for their efforts to smoothly open the new Laurel Dell campus during construction; all felt supported at the beginning of the year. President Knell commended the Laurel Dell staff for doing a great job with the move.

CSEA:
Tania Morales noted she filled out a speaker card on behalf of President Katina Pantazes who could not be present this evening, regarding an item on this agenda to review a first reading of a Board policy change regarding classified employees; why are the changes needed? Ms. Morales requested staff provide an answer to Ms. Pantazes.
IX.2. UPDATE: (ESD/HSD) Capital Facilities Program
Quick Summary / Abstract:

An update related to bonds and Capital Facilities Program will be provided.


Minutes:
President Knell noted there would be no Capital Facilities report this evening.
X. CAPITAL FACILITIES PROGRAM CONSENT AGENDA: (ESD/HSD) (All items appearing on the Capital Facilities Program Consent Agenda are approved in one action by the Board. Trustees, staff or members of the public may request that an item be pulled for discussion prior to Capital Facilities Program Consent Agenda approval)
X.1. CAPITAL FACILITIES PROGRAM: (ESD) Approval of Amendment #1 to Lease-Leaseback Agreement, Facilities Lease, for the Davidson Middle School Classroom Building New Construction Project — Jeff Luchetti Construction (JLC)
Quick Summary / Abstract:

The Board is presented with Amendment # 1 to Lease-Leaseback Agreements for the Davidson Middle School Classroom Building New Construction Project, for review and recommended approval. 





Rationale:

The first phase of the Davidson project: Increment 1 Site Work, is ready for construction.  The District needs to amend the Facilities Lease to accomplish this work.

BACKGROUND:

In accordance with Education Code 17406, et seq., the SRCS Board selected the Lease-Leaseback Project Delivery Method for the SRCS Elementary School projects, including the Davidson Middle School Project, adopted Best Value Methodology for evaluating proposals received in response to its Request for Qualifications and Proposals (“RFQ/P”) for the Elementary School projects, and engaged in Lease-Leaseback procurement by issuing the RFQ/P.  Jeff Luchetti Construction (“JLC”) was selected for Davidson.  The Board approved Site and Facilities Leases and Pre-Construction Services with JLC for the Davidson project at its meeting in February 2018.  In addition, the Board approved an Independent Consultant Agreement for Modular Design Services for the new modular buildings at Davidson at a subsequent meeting.

CURRENT CONSIDERATIONS:

The first phase of work at the site is “Increment 1: Site Work.”  This phase of work has been approved by the Division of State Architect. It includes mobilization, site utilities—electrical, storm drains, demolition of existing site elements, site grading, and building pad preparation.  JLC has completed subcontractor bidding and development of a Guaranteed Maximum Price (“GMP”) for the Increment 1 project.  Amendment 1 to the Facilities Lease, including Exhibit C are attached and recommended for approval.  Exhibit C contains the General Conditions and GMP for the Increment 1 project.  Increment 2, the building, is currently at DSA for review.


 
Financial Impact:

$1,009,387.  Funded by the Measure A Bond.  The anticipated total cost of the work, Increment 1 and Increment 2, as included in JLC’s GMP calculations is $11,196,916.   The District’s total construction budget for the Davidson Project including all Contingencies is $10,453,594.  This will result in a budget variance of -$743,323. This overage can be funded by reductions to future work at the site. (See attached Budget Status Report)



Recommended Motion:

Approval of Amendment # 1 to the Facilities Lease, including Exhibit C, of the Lease-Leaseback Agreements with Jeff Luchetti Construction, Inc. (JLC) for the Davidson Middle School Classroom Building New Construction Project.  



Actions:
Motion

Approval of Amendment # 1 to the Facilities Lease, including Exhibit C, of the Lease-Leaseback Agreements with Jeff Luchetti Construction, Inc. (JLC) for the Davidson Middle School Classroom Building New Construction Project.  



Passed with a motion by Rachel Kertz and a second by Natu Tuatagaloa.
Vote:
Yes Linda M. Jackson.
Yes Rachel Kertz.
Yes Greg Knell.
Yes Maika Llorens Gulati.
Yes Natu Tuatagaloa.
Attachments:
Amendment # 1 to Facilities Lease
Budget Status Report - DMS
Exhibit C to Facilities Lease
X.2. CAPITAL FACILITIES PROGRAM: (ESD) Approval of Amendment #2 to Independent Consultant Agreement for Production Technical Services for Closeout Services in the Elementary School District
Quick Summary / Abstract:

The Board is presented with Amendment #2 for Closeout Services in the Elementary District, for review and recommended approval. 




Rationale:

Background:

As part of the construction closeout process, certain documentation is submitted to the Division of the State Architect (DSA).  As with the projects listed above, these documents were not processed and DSA has failed to complete the closeout process.  In order to complete the close-out process, a new IOR must re-open the files and provide the required research, inspection and documentation. 

Steve Cayson of Production Technical Services is recommended to close out these projects based on his knowledge of current regulations within the California Administrative Code, Title 24, in addition to his closeout experience with numerous other districts.

Current Considerations:

The purpose of this amendment is to provide closeout services for projects from the early 2000’s Bond program:                                

School Site

Action(s) Required

San Pedro Elementary School

DSA6 IORFinal Verified Report

San Pedro Elementary School

IOR FINAL VERIFIED REPORT

San Pedro Elementary School

DSA-6PI IOR Verified Report

Bahia Vista School

DSA6 IOR Final Verified Report

Davidson Middle School

DSA6 IORFinal Verified Report; Record set of approved plans (and letter of approval)

Davidson Middle School

Approved copy deferred approval - fire sprinkler; Approved copy of CO#1, Approved copy of Addendum #1



Production Technical Services has knowledge of the previous work on these schools and has a proven track record of closing out.  Production Technical Services will be able to research, re-open and provide documentation to close out the pending projects.    

 
Financial Impact:

The proposed additional compensation for this amendment is $6,900 funded from the District Bond Program, under Measure A.  The breakdown is $115/hour, with an estimate of 10 hours for research, inspection and submission of documentation for each of the 6 projects, for an estimated total of 60 hours. 


San Pedro Elementary School


Object Code

Description

Budget

Committed/Contract(s)

Expended

Remaining

Budget Variance

6220

Const. Inspections

$180,000

$3,450

$-

$3,450

$176,550

 

Bahia Vista School


Object Code

Description

Budget

Committed/Contract(s)

Expended

Remaining

Budget Variance

6220

Const. Inspections

$4,045

$3,574

$2,424

$1,150

$471

 

Davidson Middle School


Object Code

Description

Budget

Committed/Contract(s)

Expended

Remaining

Budget Variance

6220

Const. Inspections

$240,000

$2,300

$-

$2,300

Recommended Motion:

Approval of Amendment No. 2 for Production Technical Services for closeout services in the Elementary School District.



Actions:
Motion

Approval of Amendment No. 2 for Production Technical Services for closeout services in the Elementary School District.



Passed with a motion by Rachel Kertz and a second by Natu Tuatagaloa.
Vote:
Yes Linda M. Jackson.
Yes Rachel Kertz.
Yes Greg Knell.
Yes Maika Llorens Gulati.
Yes Natu Tuatagaloa.
Attachments:
Contract History / Budget Report - Bahia Vista
Contract History / Budget Report - Davidson
Contract History / Budget Report - San Pedro
Production Technical Services Proposal
XI. CONSENT AGENDA: (All items appearing on the Consent Agenda are approved in one action by the Board. Trustees, staff or members of the public may request that an item be pulled for discussion prior to Consent Agenda approval.)
Minutes:
Trustees Kertz, Jackson and Llorens Gulati requested item #14 be pulled for discussion. Trustee Llorens Gulati also requested item #2 be pulled for discussion.

M/S/C (Kertz, Jackson) the Board approved the balance of the Consent Agenda with the exception of items #2 and #14, with Trustee Tuatagaloa abstaining from voting on item #1, by the following vote:

Greg Knell - YES
Rachel Kertz - YES
Linda M. Jackson - YES
Maika Llorens Gulati - YES
Natu Tuatagaloa - YES
XI.1. BOARD BUSINESS: (ESD/HSD) Approval of Minutes of the Regular Meetings of June 25, 2018, June 27, 2018, July 23, 2018
Quick Summary / Abstract:
Board meeting minutes are presented for approval.
Rationale:

Minutes are taken of all Board meetings as record of all actions taken by the Board. The attached minutes are being recommended for approval. 

 
Recommended Motion:

Approval of Minutes of the June 25, 2018, June 27, 2018, July 23, 2018














































Actions:
Motion

Approval of Minutes of the June 25, 2018, June 27, 2018, July 23, 2018


Passed with a motion by Rachel Kertz and a second by Linda M. Jackson.
Vote:
Yes Linda M. Jackson.
Yes Rachel Kertz.
Yes Greg Knell.
Yes Maika Llorens Gulati.
Abstain Natu Tuatagaloa.
Attachments:
Minutes - July 23, 2018 Regular Meeting
Minutes - June 25, 2018 Regular Meeting REV
Minutes - June 27, 2018 Regular Meeting
XI.2. PERSONNEL (ESD): Approval of Elementary School District Personnel, Certificated/Classified
Quick Summary / Abstract:

This agenda item presents for Board approval the Administration's recommended personnel transactions for the Elementary School District.


Rationale:

This agenda item presents for Board approval the Administration's recommended personnel transactions for the Elementary School District, as shown on Exhibit A (Certificated) and Exhibit B (Classified).

All changes to personnel since the previous board meeting including resignations, leaves of absence, retirements, reassignments, new hires, changes of contract, returns from leave, releases and short term assignments are included for Board approval.

 
Recommended Motion:

Approval of all hiring, terminations, transfers, and retirements of employees in the Elementary School District.

Actions:
Motion

Approval of all hiring, terminations, transfers, and retirements of employees in the Elementary School District.

Passed with a motion by Maika Llorens Gulati and a second by Rachel Kertz.
Vote:
Yes Linda M. Jackson.
Yes Rachel Kertz.
Yes Greg Knell.
Yes Maika Llorens Gulati.
Yes Natu Tuatagaloa.
Minutes:
Trustee Llorens Gulati expressed concern over the annual layoff and rehiring of teacher Mateo Dillaway, noting he is a very good teacher, this is not ideal. Ms. Baer noted she would doublecheck his status to see if he has tenure yet.
Attachments:
Personnel Actions - ESD REV
XI.3. PERSONNEL (HSD): Approval of High School District Personnel, Certificated/Classified
Quick Summary / Abstract:

This agenda item presents for Board approval the Administration's recommended personnel transactions for the High School District.


Rationale:

This agenda item presents for Board approval the Administration's recommended personnel transactions for the High School district, as shown on Exhibit A (Certificated) and Exhibit B (Classified).

All changes to personnel since the previous board meeting including resignations, leaves of absence, retirements, reassignments, new hires, changes of contract, returns from leave, releases and short term assignments are included for Board approval.  

 
Recommended Motion:

Approval of all hiring, terminations, transfers, and retirements of employees in the High School District.

Actions:
Motion

Approval of all hiring, terminations, transfers, and retirements of employees in the High School District.

Passed with a motion by Rachel Kertz and a second by Linda M. Jackson.
Vote:
Yes Linda M. Jackson.
Yes Rachel Kertz.
Yes Greg Knell.
Yes Maika Llorens Gulati.
Yes Natu Tuatagaloa.
Attachments:
Personnel Actions HSD REV
XI.4. PERSONNEL: (ESD) Approval of Resolution #1819-8 - Resolution Authorizing Certain Certificated Staff to Teach in a Departmentalized Setting
Quick Summary / Abstract:

The Board is presented with Resolution #1819-8 Authorizing Certain Certificated Staff to Teach in a Departmentalized Setting, for recommended approval.


Rationale:

BACKGROUND: The Marin County Office of Education is assisting the Human Resources Department with making sure all Teachers are placed properly in classrooms according to their Credential(s) received.

This board item presents for Board approval Resolution #1819-8, which authorizes the assignment of a teacher holding a valid credential (other than an emergency permit), to teach any subjects in departmentalized classes in kindergarten or any grade 1 to 12, inclusive, provided the requirements of adequate knowledge have been verified under the provisions of Education Code 44258.3.

 
Financial Impact:

None

Recommended Motion:

Approval of Resolution #1819-8

Actions:
Motion

Approval of Resolution #1819-8

Passed with a motion by Rachel Kertz and a second by Linda M. Jackson.
Vote:
Yes Linda M. Jackson.
Yes Rachel Kertz.
Yes Greg Knell.
Yes Maika Llorens Gulati.
Yes Natu Tuatagaloa.
Attachments:
ESD Resolution #1819-8 Departmentalized Setting
XI.5. FINANCE:(ESD/HSD) Approval of Disposal of Obsolete Equipment for the San Rafael City School District
Quick Summary / Abstract:

The Board will consider the disposal of obsolete equipment at Sun Valley School


Rationale:

BACKGROUND:
Board Policy 3270 states: 
“Sale and Disposal of Instructional Materials, Equipment, and Supplies, if the value of the property is insufficient to defray the costs of arranging a public sale, the property may be donated or disposed of in an appropriate manner."  

CURRENT CONSIDERATIONS

Sun Valley School has determined the following books to be obsolete:

Quantity Grade ISBN# Title Condition Reason
22 2 978-0-544-59261-2 Reader's Notebook Vol. 1 G/New O
22 2 978-0-544-59262-9 Reader's Notebook Vol. 2 G/New O
22 2 978-0-544-86944-8 Close Reader G/New O
22 2 978-0-547-86449-5 Writing Handbook G/New O
1 K 978-0544-61343-0 CA Journey CA set G/New O
10 2 0-395-85526-8 HM Spelling & Voc. G O
1 2 0-618-16162-7 HM Reading G O
1 2 0-395-85548-9 HM Teacher's Resource Gd G O
1 2 0-395-98448-3 HM Spelling & Voc. Teacher's Book G O
5 2 0-618-15717-4 HM Reading Hardback G O
23 2 978-0-544-59261-2 Reader's Notebook Vol. 1 G/New O
23 2 978-0-544-59262-9 Reader's Notebook Vol. 2 G/New O
23 2 978-0-544-86944-8 Close Reader G/New O
23 2 978-0-547-86449-5 Writing Handbook G/New O
84 5 978-054459266-7 Journeys Reader's Notebook G/New O
7 3 05-15-317-652-0 Harcourt Science G O
34 3 978-0-15-34791-3 CA Science G O
23 3 978007657726-2 EDMath G O
6 K 0-590-48790-6 Scholastic Problem Patrol F O
5 K 0-395-79495-1 Houghton Mifflin Share F O
23 K 978-0-547-86455-6 H/M Writing Handbook G O
2 K 978-0-07-657580-0 Everyday Math 1 G O
1 K 978-0-07-657581-7 Everyday Math 2 G O
1 K 978-0-07-657582-4 Everyday Math 3 G O
1 K 978-0-07-657583-1 Everyday Math 4 G O
1 K 978-0-02-142805-2 Everyday Math Journal G O
24 K 978-0-544-54395-9 CA Journeys G O
5 K 978-0-544-58723-6 Journeys Notebook 2 G O
3 K 978-0-544-59722-9 Journeys Notebook 3 G O




 
Financial Impact:
COST/FUNDING SOURCE: The equipment will be disposed of or recycled at no cost to the district.

Recommended Motion:

Approval of disposal of obsolete books at Sun Valley School.

Actions:
Motion

Approval of disposal of obsolete books at Sun Valley School.

Passed with a motion by Rachel Kertz and a second by Linda M. Jackson.
Vote:
Yes Linda M. Jackson.
Yes Rachel Kertz.
Yes Greg Knell.
Yes Maika Llorens Gulati.
Yes Natu Tuatagaloa.
XI.6. EDUCATION SERVICES: (ESD) Approval of Amended Memorandum of Understanding for Independent Contractor Agreement for Special Services Between San Rafael City Schools, San Pedro Family Center Program and Bay Area Community Resources (BACR) for One Additional Part-Time Family Advocate for 2018-2019
Quick Summary / Abstract:

This item presents the Amended Memorandum of Understanding for Independent Contractor Agreement for Special Services San Rafael City Schools, San Pedro Family Center Program and Bay Area Community Resources (BACR) for one additional part-time Family Advocate for 2018-2019, for Board review and recommended approval.




Rationale:

BACKGROUND: Healthy Start was established in 1991 through Senate Bill 620, the Healthy Start Support Services for Children Act, to improve student learning and support families. Healthy Start enhances efforts to close the achievement gap by helping children and their family members gain access to an array of learning supports. While each local Healthy Start is unique, all are designed to do the following:

  • Ensure that each child receives the physical, emotional, and intellectual support that he or she needs — in school, at home, and in the community — to learn well.
  • Build the capacity of students and parents to be participants, leaders, and decision-makers in their communities.
  • Help schools and other child and family-serving agencies to recognize, streamline, and integrate their programs to provide more effective support to children and their families.

The California Department of Education (CDE) administers Healthy Start and awards two-year planning, five-year operational, and seven-year combined planning and operational grants to local education agencies (LEAs).  

CURRENT CONSIDERATION:  It is the purpose of this Amended MOU is to specify the change in the agreement between San Rafael City Schools and Bay Area Community Resources (BACR) for the purpose of providing school-based outreach, coordination and family support services at San Pedro Elementary School during the 2018-2019 school year. Independent Agreement for Special Services was Board approved on  July 23, 2018. This MOU will increase services for one additional part-time Family Advocate for 2018-2019 increasing the cost by $20,320 .

(Exhibit A)



 
Financial Impact:

Increased cost of services is $20,320 to be paid from site MCF funds.

01-9463-0-5840.00-1110-2495-095-120-000

Recommended Motion:

Approval of Amended Memorandum of Understanding for Independent Contractor Agreement for Special Services Between San Rafael City Schools, San Pedro Family Center Program and Bay Area Community Resources (BACR) for one additional part-time Family Advocate for 2018-2019.

Actions:
Motion

Approval of Amended Memorandum of Understanding for Independent Contractor Agreement for Special Services Between San Rafael City Schools, San Pedro Family Center Program and Bay Area Community Resources (BACR) for one additional part-time Family Advocate for 2018-2019.

Passed with a motion by Rachel Kertz and a second by Linda M. Jackson.
Vote:
Yes Linda M. Jackson.
Yes Rachel Kertz.
Yes Greg Knell.
Yes Maika Llorens Gulati.
Yes Natu Tuatagaloa.
Attachments:
Exhibit A
XI.7. EDUCATION SERVICES: (ESD) Approval of Grennfield Learning Lexia Reading Core 5 Annual Online Subscription for Davidson Middle School During the 2018-2019 School Year
Quick Summary / Abstract:

This item presents Grennfield Learning Lexia Reading Core 5 Annual Online subscription for Davidson Middle School during the 2018-2019 school year, for Board review and recommended approval.

Rationale:

Background: Lexia Core5 Reading supports educators in providing differentiated literacy instruction for students of all abilities. Lexia’s research-proven program provides explicit, systematic, personalized learning in the six areas of reading instruction, targeting skill gaps as they emerge, and providing teachers with the data and student-specific resources they need for individual or small-group instruction.

Lexia Reading Core5 works evidence-based research studies have demonstrated that Lexia’s literacy program, Core5, contributes to students’ success on standardized reading assessments. 

Key Findings:
• Lexia programs contribute to improved scores on standardized reading tests for students in preschool and elementary school.
• Targeted populations (such as students who are low performers and/or in Title I schools) benefit significantly from Core5.
• Students who are English Learners show significant benefits from Core5, in some cases closing the reading gap with their native English-speaking peers.
• Rigorous scientific methods were followed in conducting these studies, including use of treatment and control groups, pretests/posttests, using standardized reading assessments, and appropriate statistical data analyses.

Current Consideration: Lexia Reading Core 5 online services will provide ELD and Language Arts Intervention for low performing ELD students during the 2018-2019 school year.

Exhibit A - Service Agreement

 
Financial Impact:

Cost of services not to exceed $9,900 to be paid from site Title I funds.

01-3010-0-5840.73-1514-1000-3400-120-000

Recommended Motion:

Approval of Grennfield Learning Lexia Reading Core 5 Annual Online subscription for Davidson Middle School during the 2018-2019 school year.

Actions:
Motion

Approval of Grennfield Learning Lexia Reading Core 5 Annual Online subscription for Davidson Middle School during the 2018-2019 school year.

Passed with a motion by Rachel Kertz and a second by Linda M. Jackson.
Vote:
Yes Linda M. Jackson.
Yes Rachel Kertz.
Yes Greg Knell.
Yes Maika Llorens Gulati.
Yes Natu Tuatagaloa.
Attachments:
Exhibit A
XI.8. EDUCATION SERVICES: (ESD) Approval of Independent Contractor Agreement for Special Services with Marin Head Start's Pre-K to 3rd Grade Initiative Support for Bahia Vista Elementary School for the 2018-2019 School Year
Quick Summary / Abstract:

This item presents an  Independent Contractor Agreement for Special Services with Marin Head Start's Pre-K to 3rd Grade Initiative Support for Bahia Vista Elementary School for the 2018-2019 School Year, for review and recommended approval. 


Rationale:

BACKGROUND:   The Marin Community Foundation launched a multi-strategy initiative in Marin County aimed at closing the educational achievement gap for all students. One strategy of the initiative is focused on improving educational outcomes of low-income students and students of color through support of school transformation. A second is focused on early success in school, serving students in pre-school through grade 3.

CURRENT CONSIDERATIONS:  That the Board approves the Independent Contractor Agreement for Special Services with Marin Head Start and  Bahia Vista Elementary School for Pre-K to 3rd Grade Initiative. Marin Head Start will provide Bahia Vista Elementary School  with the following:

  • Participate in the P3 Design Team
  • Assist in hiring of ECE Assistant to support BV Preschool Program
  • Shared support and training for ECE Teacher and Assistant Teacher
  • Meeting time with teachers and administrative staff

Independent Contractor Agreement for Special Services (Exhibit A).


 
Financial Impact:

Cost of services not to exceed $43,114 to be paid from MCF grant funds.

01-9463-0-5840.00-1110-2495-090-120-000


Recommended Motion:

Approval of the Independent Contractor Agreement for Special Services with Marin Head Start's Pre-K to 3rd Grade Initiative Support for Bahia Vista Elementary School for the 2018-2019 School Year.


Actions:
Motion

Approval of the Independent Contractor Agreement for Special Services with Marin Head Start's Pre-K to 3rd Grade Initiative Support for Bahia Vista Elementary School for the 2018-2019 School Year.


Passed with a motion by Rachel Kertz and a second by Linda M. Jackson.
Vote:
Yes Linda M. Jackson.
Yes Rachel Kertz.
Yes Greg Knell.
Yes Maika Llorens Gulati.
Yes Natu Tuatagaloa.
Attachments:
Exhibit A
XI.9. EDUCATION SERVICES: (ESD) Approval of Memorandum of Understanding between San Rafael City Schools and UC Berkeley Principal Leadership Institute for Coaching and Support During the 2018-2019 School Year
Quick Summary / Abstract:

This item presents a Memorandum of Understanding between San Rafael City Schools and UC Berkeley Principal Leadership Institute for coaching and support during the 2018-2019 school year for Board review and recommended approval.


Rationale:

BACKGROUND: The mission of the Principal Leadership Institute at Berkeley is to prepare, induct, and support a diverse community of equity focused school leaders who will improve education for vulnerable and historically underserved students in California’s public schools in support of social justice.

Professional growth and development is something we support and value in San Rafael City Schools. In order to support the continuous improvement it is necessary to build the capacity of school leaders to establish and sustain highly effective professional learning communities. The Principal Leadership Institute at Berkeley has been effective in accomplishing this work through principal coaching.  The role of a principal coach is to assist and support school leaders in the following areas:

  • Defining areas of personal and professional need
  • Developing a focused plan to move all stakeholders in the right direction
  • Providing leaders with a more comprehensive perspective on addressing school challenges
  • Identifying goals
  • Defining what improvement looks like
  • Establishing measurements to monitor progress

CURRENT CONSIDERATIONS: UC Berkeley Principal Leadership Institute will provided coaching to Jason Richardson and Vanessa Flynn during the 2018-2019 school year.

Exhibit A – Memorandum of Understanding



 
Financial Impact:

Cost of services to be paid from Title II funds not to exceed $16,500.

01-4035-0-5840.00-1110-2140-700-240-000



Recommended Motion:
Approval of Memorandum of Understanding between San Rafael City Schools and UC Berkeley Principal Leadership Institute for coaching and support during the 2018-2019 school year.

Actions:
Motion
Approval of Memorandum of Understanding between San Rafael City Schools and UC Berkeley Principal Leadership Institute for coaching and support during the 2018-2019 school year.

Passed with a motion by Rachel Kertz and a second by Linda M. Jackson.
Vote:
Yes Linda M. Jackson.
Yes Rachel Kertz.
Yes Greg Knell.
Yes Maika Llorens Gulati.
Yes Natu Tuatagaloa.
Attachments:
Exhibit A
XI.10. EDUCATION SERVICES: (ESD) Approval of Agreement Between San Rafael City Schools, Glenwood Elementary and Earth Island Institute, Inc., for All One Ocean Program From September 2018 through April 2019
Quick Summary / Abstract:

This item presents an Agreement Between San Rafael City Schools, Glenwood Elementary and Earth Island Institute, Inc., for All One Ocean Program from September 2018 through April 2019 for recommended Board approval.


Rationale:

Background: 
All One Ocean is devoted to educating people about the destructive impacts of our trash by providing a simple way for beach-goers to help clean up our oceans, beautify beaches and prevent needless death and suffering to marine life any time they visit the beach. They partner with beach agencies and communities to install Beach Clean Up Stations (B'CUS), small boxes permanently mounted at beaches which contain sturdy, re-purposed bags for collecting beach debris and decorated with educational signage as well as kids' ocean-themed art. Essentially, the Stations are a way to make every day, on every beach, a clean up day. Glenwood teachers are part of an outreach program to bring the All One Ocean curriculum to San Rafael City Schools to be better stewards of the earth. The All One Ocean curriculum aligns with Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). 

Current Consideration:
Earth Island Institute, Inc., All One Ocean will come to Glenwood Elementary School September 2018 through April 2019 to provide staff training time for the implementation of the Ocean Warrior curriculum.  

Exhibit A - Agreement between San Rafael City Schools, Glenwood Elementary and Earth Island Institute, Inc.


 
Financial Impact:

Cost of services not to exceed $3,000 to be paid from site funds.


Recommended Motion:

Approval of the Agreement Between San Rafael City Schools, Glenwood Elementary and Earth Island Institute, Inc., for All One Ocean Program from September 2018 through April 2019.


Actions:
Motion

Approval of the Agreement Between San Rafael City Schools, Glenwood Elementary and Earth Island Institute, Inc., for All One Ocean Program from September 2018 through April 2019.


Passed with a motion by Rachel Kertz and a second by Linda M. Jackson.
Vote:
Yes Linda M. Jackson.
Yes Rachel Kertz.
Yes Greg Knell.
Yes Maika Llorens Gulati.
Yes Natu Tuatagaloa.
Attachments:
Exhibit A
XI.11. EDUCATION SERVICES: (HSD) Approval of Overnight Field Trip for Terra Linda High School Boys Water Polo Team to Participate in a Water Polo Tournament in Sacramento, California on September 7-8, 2018
Quick Summary / Abstract:

This item presents an overnight field trip for Terra Linda High School Boys Water Polo Team to participate in a Water Polo Tournament in Sacramento, California on September 7-8, 2018, for review and recommended approval.

Rationale:

BACKGROUND:  
Board Policy 6153: Instruction: The Board of Education recognizes that school-sponsored trips are an important component of a student's development and supplement and enrich the classroom learning experience.  School-sponsored trips may be conducted in connection with the district's course of study or school-related social, educational, cultural, athletic, school band activities, or other extracurricular or co-curricular activities. 

Requests for school-sponsored trips involving out-of-state, out-of-country, or overnight travel shall be submitted to the Superintendent or designee.  The Superintendent or designee shall review the request and make a recommendation to the Board as to whether the request should be approved by the Board. All other school-sponsored trips shall be approved in advance first by the principal and then by the Deputy Superintendent or designee. 

No field trip shall be authorized if any student would be excluded from participation because of lack of sufficient funds.

CURRENT CONSIDERATIONS:
This item presents an overnight field trip for Terra Linda High School Boys Water Polo Team to participate in a Water Polo Tournament in Sacramento, California on September 7-8, 2018.
  

There will be approximately 17 student athletes participating in a Water Polo tournament. Traveling with the student athletes will be will be Water Polo Coach Peters along with three additional adult chaperones.

Accommodations: Each student, coach and adult chaperones will have their own bed. Students will not have access to any water activities outside of team supervised competition.

The team will leave on the morning of September 7th and travel in private vehicles to the tournament. The team will participate in the tournament on both Friday and Saturday. The team will return after the last game on Saturday and is estimated to arrive back to Terra Linda HS at 8:00pm.

No student will be excluded from participation because of lack of sufficient funds.

 
Financial Impact:

Cost of the tournament to be paid by families. No student will be excluded from participation because of lack of sufficient funds.

There is no financial impact to the district.


Recommended Motion:

Approval of overnight field trip for Terra Linda High School Boys Water Polo Team

Actions:
Motion

Approval of overnight field trip for Terra Linda High School Boys Water Polo Team

Passed with a motion by Rachel Kertz and a second by Linda M. Jackson.
Vote:
Yes Linda M. Jackson.
Yes Rachel Kertz.
Yes Greg Knell.
Yes Maika Llorens Gulati.
Yes Natu Tuatagaloa.
XI.12. EDUCATION SERVICES:(HSD) Approval of Agreement Between San Rafael City Schools and CommonAction Consulting to Facilitate SoundOut Summit on September 21, 2018 for Students from Madrone, Terra Linda, and San Rafael High Schools
Quick Summary / Abstract:

This item presents an Agreement between San Rafael City Schools and CommonAction Consulting to facilitate SoundOut Summit on September 21, 2018 for students from Madrone, Terra Linda, and San Rafael High Schools, for review and recommended approval. 


Rationale:

Background: Since 2005, CommonAction Consulting has worked with clients across the United States and Canada to catalyze effective client engagement. CommonAction specializes in engaging people, and teaching people to engage people. CommonAction is a private consulting firm established in 2005 by a team of educators, advocates and experts. Led by Adam Fletcher, CommonAction works with clients around the world, maintaining a team of consultants working in a variety of contexts. With offices in Olympia, Washington, they have worked with more than 500 client organizations across the United States, Canada, Brazil, the United Kingdom and Australia. Working with clients in the fields of K-12 education, government and nonprofits, CommonAction’s expert staff provides a variety of services. They facilitate organizational development and long-range planning; program development and evaluation; professional development and training; and freelance writing services. They also specialize in retreat facilitation and strategic engagements.

Current Consideration: On Friday, September 21, 2018, Adam Fletcher of CommonAction Consulting will facilitate a day-long program called a SoundOut Summit for a group of non-traditional student leaders focused on students improving schools. Through a series of hands-on, interactive activities, students will share their concerns regarding school and ideas for what can change. Using skill-building and knowledge-sharing exercises, students will also increase their sense of efficacy and their desire to be active agents of positive education transformation. The closing of the SoundOut Summit will feature the presentation of a student-generated improvement plan for each school in attendance. Afterward, plans will be implemented, each school will create a report, and San Rafael City Schools will celebrate the outcomes locally, and
the results will be shared internationally by Adam Fletcher. 

Exhibit A - Proposal of Work








 
Financial Impact:

Cost of services not to exceed $4,750 to be paid from unrestricted funds.

01-0000-0-5840.00-1511-1000-700-240-000



Recommended Motion:

Approval of Agreement between San Rafael City Schools and CommonAction Consulting to facilitate SoundOut Summit on September 21, 2018 for students from Madrone, Terra Linda, and San Rafael High Schools.

Actions:
Motion

Approval of Agreement between San Rafael City Schools and CommonAction Consulting to facilitate SoundOut Summit on September 21, 2018 for students from Madrone, Terra Linda, and San Rafael High Schools.

Passed with a motion by Rachel Kertz and a second by Linda M. Jackson.
Vote:
Yes Linda M. Jackson.
Yes Rachel Kertz.
Yes Greg Knell.
Yes Maika Llorens Gulati.
Yes Natu Tuatagaloa.
Attachments:
Exhibit A
XI.13. EDUCATION SERVICES: (HSD) Approval of Out-of State Travel for Randy Baker, Terra Linda High School Teacher to Attend Harvard School of Business, TEACH 2018 Workshop in Boston, Massachusetts on September 23-25, 2018
Quick Summary / Abstract:

This item presents for Board approval of out-of state travel for Randy Baker, Terra Linda High School Teacher to attend Harvard School of Business, TEACH 2018 Workshop in Boston, Massachusetts on September 23-25, 2018.


Rationale:

Background: Each fall, the Case Method Project hosts a workshop at Harvard Business School for high-school teachers interested in how to implement the case method in their classrooms. Teachers participate in case discussions led by HBS professors, hear from fellow educators who have taught cases, and discuss how to adapt the case method for their students. The Project covers all expenses, including lodging and meals, the cases, and supporting materials, with the exception of travel to Boston. 

The Case Method Project is an initiative formed to achieve two goals:

  1. Bring case method teaching to high schools and colleges
  2. Use this methodology to deepen students’ understanding of American democracy

Based on the highly successful experience of Harvard Business School and other graduate and professional programs that use case-based teaching, we believe the case method can be employed to strengthen high school and college education as well, ensuring a more exciting, relevant, and effective experience for students and teachers across a range of subjects. We also believe the case method can be especially effective at engaging students with topics in history and democracy and that it presents a unique opportunity to help reverse the broad decline in civic education – and civic engagement – in the United States.

Current Consideration: Approval of out-of state travel for Randy Baker, Terra Linda High School Teacher to attend Harvard School of Business, TEACH 2018 Workshop in Boston, Massachusetts on September 23-25, 2018.



 
Financial Impact:

Cost of travel and substitute will be paid for by One TL funds. Estimated cost is $900.

Recommended Motion:

Approval of out-of state travel for Randy Baker, Terra Linda High School Teacher to attend Harvard School of Business, TEACH 2018 Workshop in Boston, Massachusetts on September 23-25, 2018.



Actions:
Motion

Approval of out-of state travel for Randy Baker, Terra Linda High School Teacher to attend Harvard School of Business, TEACH 2018 Workshop in Boston, Massachusetts on September 23-25, 2018.



Passed with a motion by Rachel Kertz and a second by Linda M. Jackson.
Vote:
Yes Linda M. Jackson.
Yes Rachel Kertz.
Yes Greg Knell.
Yes Maika Llorens Gulati.
Yes Natu Tuatagaloa.
XI.14. STUDENT SERVICES: (ESDH/HSD) Approval of 2018-19 Contract between San Rafael City Schools and North Bay Security Group (NBSG) for Support Student Attendance Related Interventions
Quick Summary / Abstract:

The Board is presented with a contract for consideration and recommended approval with NBSG for continued support of our student attendance related interventions. 

 


Rationale:

BACKGROUND: NBSG has been a valuable addition to SRCS' anti-truancy and chronic absentee interventions.  Their support to the Enrollment Department has helped with implantation with board policy related to residency verification.

SRCS proposes to continue our partner with NBSG to support our student attendance related interventions.  NBSG will provide a representative for 20 hours per week, serving on each middle and high school site's School Attendance Review Team (SART), as well as the district's School Attendance Review Board (SARB).  Support from NBSG will be provided to families of students who are chronically absent, or at risk of becoming chronically absent.  Additionally, NBSG will support the Enrollment Department with residency verification upon request.  

CURRENT CONSIDERATION: Staff recommends approval of this contract.



 
Financial Impact:
$20,000 to ESD, $20,000 to HSD.
Recommended Motion:

Approval of the contract with NBSG for the 18/19 School year.


Actions:
Motion

Approval of the contract with NBSG for the 18/19 School year.


Passed with a motion by Linda M. Jackson and a second by Rachel Kertz.
Vote:
Yes Linda M. Jackson.
Yes Rachel Kertz.
Yes Greg Knell.
Yes Maika Llorens Gulati.
Yes Natu Tuatagaloa.
Minutes:
Executive Director Mike Gardner provided additional information about NBSG support to the District, in response to trustees' questions. There have been two separate contracts with NBSG; one for disaster preparedness, and this one that is being brought to support anti-truancy, SARB, school attendance and residency verification issues. Mr. Welch with NBSG follows up with SARB families who cannot attend the meetings and is also involved in the SART process and panel for better outcomes. Mr. Welch also does residency verifications, doing over 200 home visits last year at the request of the Enrollment Dept; 31 students were found to be using false addresses as a result. Mr. Gardner noted one student attending a non-public school at SRCS's expense was found not living in the district this weekend; this will result in a significant cost savings to the district. Mr. Welch also serves as a resource with his expertise in special circumstances that arise.

Trustee Llorens Gulati requested information on the diversity of the SARB with regard to gender and race. Mr. Gardner will provide a list of who typically attends SARB.
Attachments:
NBSG Contract
XII. DISCUSSION/ACTION SESSION
XII.1. FINANCE:(ESD/HSD) Approval of Receipt of Donations to San Rafael City Schools
Quick Summary / Abstract:
The Board will review the donations for approval.

Rationale:

Board Policy 3290 Section 1.1 states:

“The Board of Education may accept on behalf of, and in the name of the District, such gifts, donations, bequests and devices as are offered. Such gifts, cash contributions, donations, bequests, and devices may be made subject to conditions or restrictions as the Board of Education may prescribe and/or accept.” (Education Code 41030-41032)

The following donations were received for the San Rafael City Schools District, as follows:

Donor Item/Purpose Site Amount/Value
Marin Cancer Care Projector, Computer Hard Drive San Pedro $ 800.00
Marin General Impact Baseline TLHS $ 1,500.00
David & Lilian Crudo Athletics-In Memory of Lorraine Helen Hart TLHS $ 25.00
Harold Valceschini Cheer Team TLHS $ 1,500.00

 
Financial Impact:

COST/FUNDING SOURCE: Total of general donation: $3,825



Recommended Motion:
Approval of donations

Actions:
Motion
Approval of donations

Passed with a motion by Maika Llorens Gulati and a second by Natu Tuatagaloa.
Vote:
Yes Linda M. Jackson.
Yes Rachel Kertz.
Yes Greg Knell.
Yes Maika Llorens Gulati.
Yes Natu Tuatagaloa.
XII.2. INITIAL CONSIDERATION: HUMAN RESOURCES (ESD/HSD) First Reading to Review the Revisions to Board Policy and Administrative Regulation 4119.11/4219.11/4319.11 Sexual Harassment
Quick Summary / Abstract:

This item presents to the Board and the public the opportunity to review the first reading of revisions to Board Policy and Administrative Regulation 4119.11/4219.11/4319.11 Sexual Harassment. The second reading and recommended board adoption will be brought to the next meeting.


Rationale:

BACKGROUND: The policy has been updated to provide a strong statement of the board's commitment to provide a safe work environment that is free of sexual harassment and intimidation and to align the process for filing complaints of sexual harassment with AR 4030 - Nondiscrimination in Employment.

The regulation has been updated to reflect NEW LAW (SB 396) which requires districts to post a Department of Fair Employment and Housing poster on transgender rights and, if the district has 50 or more employees, to provide training to supervisors regarding harassment based on gender identity, gender expression, and sexual orientation.


 
Financial Impact:

There is no financial impact to the district.

Minutes:
Assistant Superintendent Amy Baer noted that the updates to this Board Policy and Administrative Regulation are based on recommendations from CSBA and fulfill requirements of SB396.
Attachments:
4119.11 4219.11 4319.11 AR Sexual Harassment
4119.11 4219.11 4319.11 BP Sexual Harassment 08.27.2018
XII.3. INITIAL CONSIDERATION: HUMAN RESOURCES (ESD/HSD) First Reading to Review the Revisions to Board Policy 4200 Classified Personnel
Quick Summary / Abstract:

This item presents to the Board and the public the opportunity to review the first reading of revisions to Board Policy 4200 Classified Personnel. The second reading and recommended board adoption will be brought to the next meeting.


Rationale:

BACKGROUND: This policy has been updated to add material formerly in the administrative regulation regarding the employment of substitute or short-term employees and to clarify that the length of service of a short-term employee must be no longer than 195 days per year. The regulation has been updated to reflect new law (AB 670) which makes playground aide positions part of the classified service in non-merit system districts.


 
Financial Impact:

There is no financial impact to the district.


Minutes:
Ms. Baer reviewed this policy has not been updated since 2008 and needed to meet requirements of AB670. The changes are based on recommended language from CSBA. Ms. Baer will follow up with the union regarding their question about this policy change. It will be brought back for a second reading with recommended approval at the next meeting.
Attachments:
4200 BP Classified Personnel 8.27.2018
XIII. CONFERENCE SESSION
XIII.1. Report Out Action from Closed Session
Minutes:
There was no reportable action taken in Closed Session.
XIII.2. Agenda Items for Future Meetings
Minutes:
Trustees did not have any future agenda items to add.

Superintendent Watenpaugh provided the Board with a draft Governance Calendar for the year and with a list of Board items requested to date, and the status of those items. Copies were provided to student Board members as well.
XIII.3. Board Member Reports
Minutes:
Natu Tuatagaloa:
- He attended a Dolly Nave fundraiser
- He attended a session providing a legal update for Board members
- He attended the SRCS All Staff Welcome Back Breakfast, held in the new SR stadium; the student speakers were incredible
- SR Lady Dawgs volleyball is starting up
- He attended MCSBA's Kick-off dinner meeting at Rancho Nicasio
- He attended the SRHS Stadium Grand Opening; it was amazing. He praised the SRCS team and the Board for supporting this project

Rachel Kertz:
- She attended the College Access Support and Success (CASS) Welcome
- She attended the Administrative Assistants Welcome and professional development
- She attended the All Staff Welcome Back Breakfast
- She did first day of school visits to all 13 schools, noting at each site whether it was calm or crazy, organized/not organized, high energy or low energy teacher and students
- She attended MCSBA Kick-off dinner
- She attended the SRHS Stadium Opening
- She stopped by for a check-in AM meeting with M&O Team at the Corp Yard
- She attended the First 5 Pre-K to K and Beyond Forum
- She attended the Writing Workshop PD at Coleman
- She attended the VV Registration/Ice Cream Social
- She was present at the Marin Organizing Committee (MOC) Press Conference for Tenant Rights
- She attended a City Council Meeting on Affordable Housing

Linda M. Jackson:
- She attended the Aug 15th Writing Workshop teacher lab at Coleman; impressive.
- She attended the DMS and VV registrations of students
- On August 17th she joined a protest about a 40% rise in rents at 127 and 139 Canal; 62 SRCS students are in this complex. She inquired whether Superintendent Watenpaugh has received any news on the status. He responded he has not, but will see what he can find out.
- She attended an August 20th City Council meeting on housing needs and rising rents where the Mayor positively indicated something about the turn in the tide for housing.
- She attended the Aug 22nd Welcome Back at the SRHS stadium and the MCSBA meeting at Rancho Nicasio
- She attended the Ribbon cutting ceremony Grand Opening of the SRHS stadium. She congratulated Trustee Tuatagaloa for his role in seeing this project moved forward over the last ten years.

Maika Llorens Gulati:
- She attended a Marin Forum meeting with speaker David Crane who talked about school funding in California; California is fixable
- She attended Marin Arts 'Artes LatinX' meet and greet; providing copies of their new bilingual page; next event is Dia de los Muertos in the Canal
- She attended the All Staff Welcome Back to School event with the student speakers; she noted she would love to have the video from the TL graduation last year; their speeches demonstrate what some students have to go through
- This was the last first day of school for her senior at SR
- She attended the Grand Opening of the SR stadium, congratulating Trustee Tuatagaloa for his efforts to support it
- She attended the Headsup "Tunes on the Terrace" fundraiser at the Elks Lodge
- She met with Mara Perez, Founder of Latino Futures

Greg Knell:
- He attended the First 5 Communication Forum where Pre-K to K articulation was discussed
- He attended the SRHS Stadium Grand Opening
- He atended the MCSBA kickoff dinner where the speaker noted 85% of what students process in school is from other students; a lot of misinformation
- He attended the SRCS All Staff Welcome where last year graduation speeches were read by the students
- He attended a MCOE workshop on charter schools, by FCMAT. He commended MCOE for the way they handled questions
- He met with Patrick Seidler of Transportation Alternatives for Marin on the North/South greenway; progress being made on the North SR promenade so students will be able to ride their bikes from the Canal to Venetia Valley
- He shared information just released from the Cal Fresh Taskforce: direct cerifications are on the rise from 800 to 3000 this year; 2 SRCS schools went totally free and reduced this year; data showing families not getting Cal Fresh are mainly around DMS. Cal Fresh is asking for district space once a month for a case worker to be on a school site or multiple locations to do direct processing of Cal Fresh applications for families
- He asked Board members to let the Superintendent's Office know which Back-to-School nights they will be attending
XIII.4. Superintendent's Activity Report
Minutes:
Superintendent Watenpaugh reported:
- He attended the "Tunes on the Terrace" HeadsUp fundraiser at the Elks Club
- He attended the SRHS stadium Grand Opening
- He attended the First 5 Communications Forum at Embassy Suites
- He attended the MCSBA Kick-off dinner at Rancho Nicasio
- He visited all 13 sites on the first day of school; all is going well
- He attended the District Welcome Back at the SRHS stadium
- He attended the Marin Forum meeting
- He attended the Writers Symposium at Coleman, and saw some teachers use the strategies on used on the first day of school
- He attended Coleman math PD
- He was at the CASS Welcome
- He joined the SRCS team at Mary Jane Burke's Welcome Back for administrators
- He welcomed District Administrative Assistants at the 'nuts and bolts' training held in August
- He attended the VV Ice Cream Social
- He attended the New Teacher Orientation
- He attended a press conference of the Marin Organizing Committee (MOC) regarding new rental increases in the Canal. He noted he has not heard anything yet, but will follow up.
XIV. READJOURNMENT to Closed Session (if necessary)
XV. NEXT REGULAR MEETING - September 17, 2018
Minutes:
President Knell noted the Board will hold a Board Goals Study Session tomorrow, August 28. The next Regular meeting will be September 17.
XVI. ADJOURNMENT (and Closed Session Report Out, if necessary): 9:00 P.M. (approximate time)
Minutes:
There being no further business, President Knell adjourned the meeting at 6:50 PM.
8/27/2018 5:00:00 PM ( Original )
PresentLinda M. Jackson
PresentRachel Kertz
PresentGreg Knell
PresentMaika Llorens Gulati
PresentNatu Tuatagaloa

The resubmit was successful.