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Agenda for April 13 BOE Meeting

School District Formal Agenda - PDF Version including Consent Items

1.) Employee(s) of the Month

Background: Each month we recognize employees for their service to the District. The month we recognized the SWAP (Switcing With A Purpose) team at Paden and Carla Greahouse.

  • Carla Greathouse, English/Intervention Teacher, Island High
  • Maria McCord, Paden Elementary
  • Jim Miller. Teacher, Paden Elementary
  • Mary Otieko, Teacher, Paden Elementary
  • Janet McNamee, Teacher, Paden Elementary
  • Earl Rivard,ELD  Teacher, Paden Elementary
  • Lily Vogel, Teacher, Paden Elementary
  • Mary Baker-Hendy, Resource Specialist, Paden Elementary
  • Rose Medina, Parprofessional, Paden Elementary
  • Barbara Bonino, Parprofessional, Paden Elementary
  • Lianne Aubert, Parprofessional, Paden Elementary
  • Emily Lau, ELD Parprofessional, Paden Elementary

Fiscal Implications: None.

2.) Resolution 10-0040 Anti-Bullying Curriculum - Literature Recommendations

Background: The Superintendent directed staff to identify literature that explicitly address all six protected classes identified in Education Code 200: disability, gender, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion, or sexual orientation.

Staff worked with community members, parents and teachers to identify over 100 books. The books have been on public display since March 5. Staff  made a presentation recapping the process through March 20 at March 23 BOE meeting. The staff finalized the literature list and presented recommendations with an exhibit.

Fiscal Implications: $25,000, instructional materials and professional development

3.) Resolution 10-0046 Alameda Green Schools

Background: In observance of Earth Day, a resolution was adopted.

Fiscal Implications: None

4.)  Proclamation: Earth Week - April 18 through April 24, 2010 and Reduce, Reuse, Recycle - Alameda Unified School District Earth Day Report on our Targets and Improvements

Background: .In observance of Earth Week an update on district wide enivornmentally related accomplishments was presented.

Fiscal Implications: None

5.) Approval of Agreement between Alameda Unified School District and CSEA 860 - Maintenance, Operations, Facilities and Food Services

Background: District negotiating teams for Alameda Unified School District and CSEA 860 - Maintenance, Operations, Facilities and Food Service shave reached tentative agreement for a new three year contract. This item was tabled.

Fiscal Implications: None.

6.) Alameda Unified School District Sunshine Proposal to the California School Employees Association (CSEA), Unit 27, Office Technical and Paraprofessional Units, Articles 6, 11 and 20

Background: The District is sunshining a Memorandum of Understanding to address hours, pay and layoffs, due to the state budget crisis.

Fiscal Implications: To be determined.

7.) Alameda Unified School District Sunshine Proposal to the Alameda Education Association (AEA), Articles 21

Background: In order to clarify Article 21 ROP and other articles related to ROP, the District has submitted its intent to negotiate Article 21.

Fiscal Implications: No fiscal impact to AUSD. All ROP funds are managed by the East Bay Regional Occupational Agency Joint Powers Agreement.

8.) Resolution 10-0043 Intent to Dismiss Certificated Employees (WCDC) Employees Due to Reduction in Lack of Work and/or Lack of Funds for 2010/11 School Year

Background: According to Education 8366, the District needs to notify certificated employees if their services may not needed in the following school year. The resolution calls for a reduction of 3.29 FTEs.

Fiscal Implications: Approximately $148,000.

9.) Resolution 10-0044 Intent to Dismiss or Reduce Classified Employees Employees

Background: Due to lack of funds, the District must express its intent under Education Code 45117 to reduce or discontinue particular kinds of service. 86 classified employees will receive notices.

Fiscal Implications: Approximately $1,200,000

10.) Resolution 10-0045 of the Board of Education Supporting Measure E, Alameda Unified School District Protection of Quality Education Measure of 2010

Background: On March 15, the Board of Education place a replacement parcel tax measure on the ballot for special mail-in election to be held on June 22, 2010. A resolution supporting passage of Measure E, Protection of Quality Local Education was presented. Board voted 4 to 1, Herrera -Spencer voted no to adopt the resolution.

Fiscal Implications: None.

11.) California School Board Association (CSBA) 2010 Delegate Assembly Run-Off Election Vote

Background: Each year school districts vote to elect delegates to California School Delegate Assembly. In this year's election there was a tie for the last spot available. The Board is being asked to vote for either Anne White or Diana Prola. The Board voted for Anne White.

Fiscal Implications: None