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Regular Board Meeting - C19
South Whittier SD
January 19, 2021 4:00PM
Zoom Conference URL/LINK: https://zoom.us/j/91481209079?pwd=RGg3REdiRjc3YWdReDFpaUNQdk0zZz09 Meeting ID: 914 8120 9079 Password: 034188

1. PRELIMINARY
1.1. Call to Order.
1.2. Roll Call:
Rationale:

BOARD OF TRUSTEES:

Jan Baird, President

Natalia Barajas, Vice President

Deborah Pacheco, Clerk

Sylvia V. Macias, Member

Elias Alvarado, Member

ADMINISTRATORS:

Dr. Gary Gonzales, Superintendent

Martha Mestanza-Rojas, Associate Superintendent of Educational Services

Dr. Marti Tienda-Ayala, Associate Superintendent of Human Resources

Geta Woldie, Interim Chief Business Officer

STAFF:

Kurby Flores, Executive Assistant to the Superintendent


 
2. CLOSED SESSION (4:00PM - 5:20PM)
Quick Summary / Abstract:
The Board may be required to adjourn to closed session for discussion on matters of personnel, security, negotiations, student discipline, litigation and other matters as authorized by Government Code Sections 3459.1, 54956.6, 54956.8, 54957 and 54957.6 and Education Code Sections 35146 and 48914.
2.1. Conference with Agency Labor Negotiators: South Whittier Teachers Association and California School Employees Association. Agency Negotiators: Dr. Gary Gonzales, Dr. Marti Tienda-Ayala, Martha Mestanza-Rojas, Mark Keriakous (Government Codes Section 3549.1 and 54957.6)
2.2. Classified -Public Employee Appointment/Employment/Evaluation
2.3. Classified - Public Employee Dismissal/Release/Discipline/Transfers/Reassignments/Retirement
2.4. Certificated - Public Employee Appointment/Employment/Evaluation
2.5. Certificated - Public Employee Dismissal/Release/Discipline/Transfers/Reassignments/Retirement
2.6. Superintendent's Evaluation
3. OPEN SESSION (5:30PM)
Quick Summary / Abstract:
 
3.1. Pledge of Allegiance
3.2. Mission and Vision
3.3. Report on Closed Session Items
Quick Summary / Abstract:
The Superintendent will report related to any action taken in closed session.
4. APPROVAL OF AGENDA
Recommended Motion:

The Superintendent recommends approval of the January 19, 2021 Agenda as presented. 

Motion: ____ Seconded: ____ VOTE: YES ___ NO ____ Abstain____ Absent ____

5. REPORTS
5.1. AWARDS/RECOGNITIONS: Above & Beyond
Quick Summary / Abstract:

The following individuals will be presented to the Board of Trustees as the South Whittier School District Above & Beyond recipients for the month of January, 2021:

Amanda Riisager, ELA Teacher @ GMS

Ron Smith, Lead Food Service Worker @ GMS

Daniel Castro, Community Liaison @ GMS

Veronica Alvarez, 6th Grade Teacher @ Carmela

5.2. PRESENTATION: The Blending of the Monte Vista Elementary School & Los Altos Elementary School Sites
Speaker:
Dr. Gary Gonzales, Superintendent
Quick Summary / Abstract:
The Superintendent will present to the Board regarding the potential blending of the Monte Vista Elementary School into the Los Altos Elementary School as one combined District school site
5.3. PUBLIC COMMENTS: The Blending of the Monte Vista Elementary School & Los Altos Elementary School Sites
6. COMMENTS BY TRUSTEES
Rationale:
This item is provided as an opportunity for Trustees to report regarding District related topics.

 
7. PUBLIC COMMENTS
Rationale:

During this time, Members of the public may without arrangement, make representations to address the Board on matter related to agenda and non-agenda items. A total of 21 minutes are provided so members of the public can address the Board. Unless otherwise determined by the Board, speakers are limited to three (3) minutes. If you wish to address the Board of Trustees, please complete and submit the online Google Form, "SWSD - Request to Address the Board", located on our website: www.swhittier.net. The Superintendent may refer the matter to the proper department for review.

 
8. CONSENT
Recommended Motion:

The Superintendent recommends the Board of Trustees review and approve Consent agenda items 8.1 through 8.5 as presented.

Motion: ___ Seconded:___ VOTE:Yes___No___ Abstain:___ Absent: ___

Quick Summary / Abstract:

At each meeting, the Board approves a group of routine action items typically referred to as the Consent Agenda. They will be acted on by the Board as one item.  Items may be pulled and acted on individually.  If any Board member or the Superintendent requests that an item be removed from the Consent Agenda, it will be taken up in the order indicated on the Agenda.

8.1. Approval of Minutes - December 15, 2020 Regular Board Meeting
Attachments:
December 15, 2020 Regular Board Meeting Minutes - Unadopted
8.2. Purchase Order List # 7
Attachments:
Purchase Order List # 7
8.3. Contract/Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) List # 10 (FY 2020-21)
Quick Summary / Abstract:

The attached contract list summarizes each contract by providing the contract number, name of the contractor, a description of the service, the duration of the contract, and the cost.

Attachments:
20-21-0174A
20-21-090
Contract/Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) List # 10
8.4. Travel and Conference Report # 6
Attachments:
Travel and Conference Report # 6
8.5. Express Voucher Report December 1, 2020 to December 31, 2020
Attachments:
Express Voucher Report December 2020
9. WRITTEN COMMUNICATION TO THE BOARD
Quick Summary / Abstract:
No written communication submitted to the Board for this agenda
10. GOVERNING BOARD
Quick Summary / Abstract:
No items submitted for this section of the agenda
11. REVIEW AND ADOPTION OF BOARD POLICIES, ADMINISTRATIVE REGULATIONS, AND BOARD BYLAWS (FIRST READING)
Quick Summary / Abstract:
The following Board Policies and Administrative Regulations are submitted to the Board for a first reading and review. All questions and/or recommendations for additions or revisions should be directed to the Superintendent prior to the next Board meeting.
11.1. BP 6020 Parent Involvement (FIRST READING)
Attachments:
BP 6020 Parent Involvement (FIRST READING)
11.2. AR 6173.1 Education for Foster Youth (FIRST READING)
Attachments:
AR 6173.1 Education for Foster Youth (FIRST READING)
11.3. BP 6173.1 Education for Foster Youth (FIRST READING)
Attachments:
BP 6173.1 Education for Foster Youth (FIRST READING)
11.4. BP 6142.6 Visual and Performing Arts Education (FIRST READING)
Attachments:
BP 6142.6 Visual and Performing Arts Education (FIRST READING)
11.5. BP 6163.4 Student Use of Technology (FIRST READING)
Attachments:
BP 6163.4 Student Use of Technology (FIRST READING)
11.6. AR 6143 Courses of Study (FIRST READING)
Attachments:
AR 6143 Courses of Study (FIRST READING)
12. REVIEW AND ADOPTION OF BOARD POLICIES, ADMINISTRATIVE REGULATIONS, AND BOARD BYLAWS (SECOND READING)
Recommended Motion:

The Board of Trustees will conduct a Second reading and possible approval of the following proposed Board Policies and Administrative Regulations agenda items 12.1 through 12.2. The Superintendent recommends the Board of Trustees review and approve the Board policies and Administrative Regulations as presented.

Motion: ___ Seconded: ___ VOTE: Yes ___ No ___ Abstain: ___ Absent: ___

12.1. AR 6020 Parent Involvement (SECOND READING)
Attachments:
AR 6020 Parent Involvement (SECOND READING)
12.2. BP 4111 Recruitment and Selection (SECOND READING)
Attachments:
BP 4111 Recruitment And Selection (SECOND READING)
13. EDUCATIONAL SERVICES
Recommended Motion:

The Superintendent recommends the Board of Trustees approve Educational Services agenda items 13.2 through 13.3 as presented.

Motion: ___ Seconded: ___ VOTE: Yes ___ No ___ Abstain: ___ Absent: ___
13.1. PRESENTATION: An Update on SWSD's Assessment Data during the Pandemic
Speaker:
Dr. Stacy Ayers, Director - Assessment, Accountability & Parent Engagement
Attachments:
2020 Board Presentation - Data Update
13.2. 2019 - 2020 School Accountability Report Cards
Attachments:
2020 SARC - Carmela
2020 SARC - Graves Middle School
2020 SARC - Lake Marie
2020 SARC - Loma Vista
2020 SARC - Los Altos
2020 SARC - McKibben
2020 SARC - Monte Vista
13.3. Williams Quarterly Report on Uniform Complaints 2020-2021 - 2nd Quarter
Recommended Motion:
It is recommended that the Board of Trustees approve the 2020-2021 Williams Quarterly Report on Uniform Complaints - Quarter 2

Attachments:
2020-21 UCP Quarterly Report - 2nd Qtr
13.4. 2020-21 Wellness Policy Evaluation
Quick Summary / Abstract:
Informational Item Only
Attachments:
2020-21 Wellness Committee Report
14. BUSINESS SERVICES
Recommended Motion:

The Superintendent recommends the Board of Trustees approve Business Services agenda items 14.1 through 14.3 as presented.

Motion: ___ Seconded: ___ VOTE: Yes ___ No ___ Abstain: ___ Absent: ___

14.1. Unrepresented Classified Salary Schedule 7
Quick Summary / Abstract:
The Unrepresented Classified Salary Schedule 7 will increase pay for Noon Duty/Breakfast Aide Sub and Cafeteria Helper Sub to $14/hour to comply with California minimum wage effective 2021.
Attachments:
Unrepresented Classified Salary Schedule 7
14.2. Resolution No. 20-21-015 To Establish a Facilities Advisory (7-11) Committee and Appoint Committee MembersWas edited within 72 hours of the Meeting
Attachments:
Resolution No. 20-21-015 Establish 711 Committee
14.3. First Interim Budget Adjustment Summary
Attachments:
Budget Adjustment Summary
15. BOND MEASURE QS
Recommended Motion:

The Superintendent recommends the Board of Trustees approve Bond Measure QS agenda item 15.1 as presented.

Motion: ___ Seconded: ___ VOTE: Yes ___ No ___ Abstain: ___ Absent: ___

15.1. Purchase Order List # 6 (Bond)
Attachments:
Purchase Order List Bond # 6
16. HUMAN RESOURCES
Recommended Motion:

The Superintendent recommends the Board of Trustees approve Human Resources agenda items 16.1 through 16.4 as presented.

Motion: ___ Seconded: ___ VOTE: Yes ___ No ___ Abstain: ___ Absent: ___

16.1. Classified Personnel Report # 8
Attachments:
Classified Personnel Report # 8
16.2. Certificated Personnel Report # 8
Attachments:
Certificated Personnel Report # 8
16.3. Resolution No. 20-21-018: Education Code AssignmentWas edited within 72 hours of the Meeting
Attachments:
Resolution No 20-21-018 Education Code Assignment Option
16.4. Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) - SWSD & CSEA Summer Assistance Program
Attachments:
MOU - Classified School Employee Summer Assistance Program
17. BOARD OF TRUSTEES DISCUSSION TO GUIDE FUTURE RECOMMENDATIONS
18. ADJOURNMENT
Quick Summary / Abstract:

Unless otherwise posted, the next regularly scheduled meeting will be held

February 16, 2021 at 4:00 p.m.

Via Zoom Conference


Published: January 15, 2021, 11:51 AM

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