BOE Meeting for August 26 BOE Meeting
Background: A report on the hiring status of the positions that needed to be filled was presented.
Fiscal Implications: None
Superintendent Goal: Goal #4 Recruit and retain high qualified personnel.
2.) LEA Equitable Distribution of Efective Educators Report
Background: California’s federally approved and State Board of Education adopted a revised state plan for No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Highly Qualified Teacher (HQT) which requires Local Educational Agencies (LEA) to develop and implement a detailed, coherent set of specific activities to ensure that poor and minority children are not taught by inexperienced, under qualified, or out-of-field teachers at higher rates than other children in the district.
In June 2007, CDE identified 247 California school districts (AUSD is one of the districts) to participate in the Compliance Monitoring, Intervention and Sanctions (CMIS) program. These districts were selected from a wider pool of California school districts that fell short of compliance with full staffing of core academic subjects by NCLB highly qualified teachers.
To meet federal and state requirements, each CMIS school district is required to collect data about the qualifications and experience of its teaching staff and calculate whether any inequities exist, specifically as it relates to the staffing of schools with high rate of poverty, a large minority student population, and schools that have consistently been unable to meet AYP. To end this, the California Department of Education has scheduled workshops to assist districts in meeting this requirement and has funded Personal Management Assistance Teams (PMAT) across the state to assist districts in this work.
This preliminary report provides initial information that will be finalized at a later date in the school year.
Fiscal Implications: None
Superintendent Goal: Goal #2. Goal #4 Recruit and retain high qualified personnel.
3.) Superintendent Search Update
Background: Superintendent Dailey announced her retirement in early July and her retirement is effective January, 2009. The California School Boards Association has been selected to conduct a search process for a new Superintendent. The Superintendent gave an udpate.
2008 Superintendent Selection Process
September 8 (Lum Elementary) and September 22 (Ruby Bridges Elementary) : Community Meetings
CSBA will be conducting one on one interviews with selected community and district stakeholders during the day. In the evening, CSBA will be faciltating broader community meetings at one West End school and one East End School. The purpose of the community meetings will be to solicit input about what the Board should be looking for in selecting the next Superintendent.
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