• December 9, 2014

    Posted by Linda Zintz at 12/9/2014 9:35:00 PM
    Board Actions Summary Report for the Meeting of December 9, 2014

    Kevin Beiser, Marne Foster, Richard Barrera, John Lee Evans and Mike McQuary were present.

    B.2. Pledge of Allegiance: Marine JROTC from University City High School

    B.3. Student Presentation: Creative & Performing Media Arts (CPMA) Middle School Jazz Band - (Sub-District A- Evans)
     
    D.1. The following management appointments were announced:
     
    • Stanley Anjan, Principal, Hawthorne Elementary School
    • Michael Beraud, Interim Principal, Dingeman Elementary School

    The Board approved the following major agenda items:
     
    E.4. Revision to Early Childhood Education Parent Handbook for Child Development Centers and State Preschool Programs

    F.1.-6. All Items on the Board Consent Agenda
    G.2. Consideration of Board Member Replacement to California School Boards Association (CSBA) and San Diego County School Boards Association (SDCSBA) Delegate Assembly. Trustee Mike McQuary was appointed. 
     
    G.3. Annual Organization of the Board of Education: Election of Board President and Vice President, Pursuant to Education Code Section 35143. Marne Foster was elected Board President. John Lee Evans was elected Board Vice President. 

    H.1. Annual Financial Statements for Fiscal Year 2013-14

    H.3.
    Fiscal Year 2014-15 First Interim Financial Report (Education Code Section 42130) and Resolution in the Matter of Intent to Declare Qualified Certification at First Interim and Balance the District Budgets for Fiscal Years 2014-15, 2015-16, and 2016-17
     
    H.4. Eliminate/Reduce Vacant Classified Positions Proposed through Site-Based Strategic Staffing Process

    H.5.  The Board approved the 
    2015-16 academic year calendars for traditional and year-round schools with a start date of Sept. 8, 2015 (See calendars); approval of the 2016-17 Academic Calendar has been postponed. The Board approved Phase One of the Multi-Year Transition Plan to Implement a Common Traditional Calendar for All District Schools.

    H.6.
    Public Hearing and Resolution of Intention to Dedicate Sewer Access Easement and Right-of-Way to City of San Diego upon District-Owned Property (Portion of Kearny High School)

    H.7.
    Public Hearing and Adoption of Resolution to Dedicate an Easement and Right of Way to Cox Communication California, LLC, on District-Owned Property (Portion of Crawford High School Site) and Consideration Agreement with Cox Communications California, LLC

    I.1.-39.  All Items on the Superintendent's Consent Agenda.

    The next regular meetings will be held on Jan. 6 and Jan. 13, 2015.
     
     
     
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  • December 2, 2014

    Posted by Jennifer Rodriguez at 12/2/2014 7:30:00 PM
    Board Actions Summary Report for the Meeting of December 2, 2014

    Kevin Beiser, Marne Foster, Scott Barnett, Richard Barrera and John Lee Evans were present.
     
    The Board of Education approved the following major agenda items:
     
    D1.  Resolution in the Matter of Approving Revised Propositions S and Z Project Plan
     
    D3.  Appointment of Jerry Butkiewicz to the Propositions S and Z Independent Citizens' Oversight Committee (ICOC)

    D5. 
    Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with YMCA for Development of Pools and Athletic Facilities

    D6. 
    Agreement with YMCA of San Diego for Construction, Operation, Maintenance, and Lease of Joint Occupancy Facilities at Pacific Beach Middle School and Resolution of Intent to Contract for Joint Occupancy

    D8. 
    Museum School: Renewal of Charter Petition and Special Education Agreement

    D9. 
    Magnolia Science Academy San Diego Charter School: Renewal of Charter Petition and Special Education Agreement (As Amended)

    D10. 
    Elevate Elementary Charter School: Revision to Charter Petition to Relocate to Permanent Location

    D12. 
    Lease Agreement with Little Italy Association of San Diego
     
    The next regular meeting will be held on December 9, 2014.
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  • November 18, 2014

    Posted by Linda Zintz at 11/18/2014 9:35:00 PM
    Board Actions Summary Report for the Meeting of November 18, 2014

    Kevin Beiser, Marne Foster, Richard Barrera and John Lee Evans were present. Scott Barnett was absent.

    B.2. Pledge of Allegiance: Air Force JROTC from Mira Mesa High School

    B.3. Student Presentation: School of the Creative and Performing Arts - SCPA (District E- Foster)

     
     
             •   Vanessa Jackson, special education assistant, Jones Elementary School
             •    Kadie Shedd, special education assistant, Scripps Ranch High School
             •   Cynthia Jackson, special education technician, ALBA Community Day School
             •   Craig M. Williams, noon duty and science assistant, Silvergate Elementary School

 D.1. The following management appointments were announced:
 
  • Magdalena Ruvalcaba, Principal, Cubberley Elementary School
  • Victoria Peterson, Interim Principal, Lindbergh/Schweitzer Elementary School
  • Irazema Valdivieso, Principal, Rolando Park Elementary School
  • Carlos Ramirez, Vice Principal, Hoover High School
  • Julie Mottershaw, Human Resources Officer
  • Kimie Lochtefeld, Area 3 Superintendent (VOTE: 4-0; Barnett absent)
The Board approved the following major agenda items:
 
F.1.-6.  All items on the Board Consent Agenda.
 
G.1. Designation of Annual Organization Meeting of the Board to be Held December 9, 2014, Beginning at 5 p.m. Election of Officers Will Take Place at Conclusion of All Other Agenda Items.
 
G.3.  Kavod Elementary Charter School:  Action on Renewal of Charter Petition.
 
G.4.  Meridian International Academy Charter School: Action on Charter Petition to Deny Establishment New Charter School
 
G.5.  Empower Charter School: Action on Revision to Charter Petition to Relocate to Permanent Location.
 
G.6.  Ingenuity Charter School: Action on Charter Petition to Establish New Charter School and Special Education Agreement.
 
G.10. Board Discussion and Request for Plan to Address Visiting Teacher Staffing Needs.
 
H.3.  Public Hearing and Resolution in the Matter of Intention to Dedicate a Perpetual Easement to Cox Communications California, LLC., upon District-Owned Property (Portion of Crawford High School).
 
I.1.-34.  All Items on the Superintendent's Consent Agenda
 
The next regular meetings will be held on December 2 and 9, 2014.
 
 
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  • October 28, 2014

    Posted by Linda Zintz at 10/28/2014 9:30:00 PM
    Board Actions Summary Report for the Meeting of October 28, 2014

    Kevin Beiser, Marne Foster, Richard Barrera and John Lee Evans were present. Scott Barnett was absent.

    B.2. Pledge of Allegiance: Army JROTC from Hoover High School

    B.3. Student Presentation: San Diego High Educational Complex Ensemble (District D- Barrera)

    D.1. The following management appointments were announced:
     
    • Tim Farson, Principal, San Diego School of Creative and Performing Arts
    • Michael Jakl, Vice Principal, Grant K-8 School
    • Hernan Baeza, Vice Principal, Logan K-8 School
    • Nicole Stewart, Vice Principal, Lincoln High School
    • Caroline King, Principal on Special Assignment
    • Leslie Melton, Manager, Employee Benefits
    • Cathie Whitley, Director, Special Education
    • Julie Martel, Executive Director, Facilities Planning and Design (VOTE: 3-0; Barnett and Beiser absent)


    The approved the following major agenda items:
     
    E.2.  Agreement with Discover Financial Services to Accept Grant Funding for Personal Financial Literacy Curriculum and Teacher Professional Development.
     
    E.3.  Business Partnership in Educational Activities Agreement with Qualcomm to Provide Thinkabit Lab Learning Opportunities for District Students and Teachers.
     
    E.4.  Educational Partnership Agreement with Miramar College, San Diego Community College District to Establish Early College Pilot Program with Mira Mesa High School
     
    E.6.  Teacher Pipeline Task Force Report.
     
    E.7.  Title I Learning Through the Arts Integration Program
     
    F.1.-4. All Items on the Board Consent Agenda
     
    G.3.  Review of Process for Adjusting Classes in First Weeks of School.
     
    G.4.  Development of Board/Superintendent Plan to Define Adequacy of Funding for San Diego Unified.
     
    H.2.  REVISED 10-28-14: Human Resources Recommendations Regarding Position Clarifications.
     
    I.1.-33. All Items on the Superintendent's Consent Agenda
     
    The next regular meeting will be held on November 18, 2014.
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
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  • October 14, 2014

    Posted by Linda Zintz at 10/14/2014 7:05:00 PM
    Board Actions Summary Report for the Meeting of October 14, 2014

    Kevin Beiser, Marne Foster, Richard Barrera and John Lee Evans were present. Scott Barnett was absent.

    B.2.  Pledge of Allegiance: Army JROTC from Madison High School
     
    B.3.  Student Presentation: Chesterton Elementary School Student Career Presentation (District C- Barnett)
     
    D.1. The following management appointments were announced:
     
          Anthony DeLuca, Vice Principal, Joyner Elementary
          Christina Gonzalez, Vice Principal, Rosa Parks Elementary
          Jennifer O’Connor, Vice Principal, Dana/Correia Middle
          Al Love, Director, College, Career, and Technical Education
          Cristen Owens, Director, Budget Development
          John Cashmon, Director, Internal Audit

    The approved the following major agenda items:
     
    E.2.  Public Hearing and Resolution in the Matter of Certification of Sufficient Standards-Aligned Textbooks and/or Instructional Materials.
     
    F.1-6. All Items on the Board Consent Agenda
     
    H.1.  REVISED 10-14-14: Due Diligence and Close of Escrow Dates Extension Request for Sale of Former Stevenson Elementary School Property.
     
    I.1.-65. All Superintendent's Consent Agenda
     
    The next regular meeting will be held on October 28, 2014.
     
     
     
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  • October 7, 2014

    Posted by Linda Zintz at 10/7/2014 6:45:00 PM
    Board Actions Summary Report for the Meeting of October 7, 2014

    Kevin Beiser, Marne Foster, Scott Barnett, Richard Barrera and John Lee Evans were present.

    The Board of Education approved the following major agenda items:
     
    E.4.  San Diego Global Vision Academies:  Renewals of Charters of San Diego Global Vision Academy Elementary Charter School and San Diego Global Vision Academy Middle Charter School and Approve Special Education Agreements.
     
    E.5.  Urban Discovery Academy:  Revision to Charter of Urban Discovery Academy Charter School to Change its Location.
     
    E.6.  First Amendment to Multiyear Facilities Use Permit Agreement with San Diego Global Vision Academy.
     
    F.1.  Agreement with Fenton Little Italy LLC to Temporarily Place Historic House on Amici Park Site
     
    F.2.  Authorized the Chief Human Resources Officer or his/her Designee to File Applications for H-1B Visas for Visiting Teachers so that they may be Employed by the District.
     
    The next regular meeting will be held on October 14, 2014.
     
     

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  • September 23, 2014

    Posted by Linda Zintz at 9/23/2014 7:40:00 PM
    Board Actions Summary Report for the Meeting of September 23, 2014

    Kevin Beiser, Marne Foster, Scott Barnett, Richard Barrera and John Lee Evans were present.

    B.2.
      Pledge of Allegiance: NJROTC from Patrick Henry High School
     
    B.3.  Student Presentation: Farb Middle School Choir (Sub-district B - Kevin Beiser)
     
    B.4.  Proclamation Recognizing Deputy Superintendent Phil Stover for His Dedicated Service to San Diego Unified School District.

    D.1. The following management appointments were announced:
     
          Vincent Mays, Principal, Serra High School
          Kimberly Meng, Principal, Pacific Beach Middle
          Maria Elba Vera, Principal, Carver Elementary School
          Jodi Buckson, Principal, Hancock Elementary School
          Rosemary Cruz, Principal, Ross Elementary School
          Robert Meza-Ehlert, Vice Principal, Kearny High Complex
          Maria Landau, Vice Principal, Mission Bay High School
          Kenneth Lewis, Vice Principal, Bell Middle School
          Kerry Shea, Vice Principal, Ericson Elementary
          Nancy Monaghan, Accounts Payable Manager
          Sarah Trueblood-Luke, Manager, Magnet and Innovations Program

    The approved the following major agenda items:
     
    E.3.  EarthLab Partnership with Groundwork San Diego - Chollas Creek to Provide Outdoor Science Lab on Portion of Millennial Tech Middle School.
     
    F.3.  Appointment of Representatives to Career Technical Education Advisory Committee (CTEAC) for 2014-15.
     
    G.1.  Ratification of Tentative Agreement with Paraeducators (PARA) Bargaining Unit.
     
    G.3.  Empower Charter School:  Action on Material Revision to Charter of Empower Charter School Regarding Location of its Facilities.

    H.2
    .  Public Hearing and Resolution of Intent to Sell Real Property and Acceptance of Negotiated Proposal to Purchase Bay Terraces #11.
     
    H.3.  Public Hearing and Resolution of Intent to Sell Real Property and Acceptance of Negotiated Proposal to Purchase Former Stevenson Elementary School.
     
    I.1-37.  All Items on the Superintendent's Consent Agenda.
     
    The next regular meetings will be held on October 7 and 14, 2014.

     
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  • September 9, 2014

    Posted by Linda Zintz at 9/9/2014 6:55:00 PM
    Board Actions Summary Report for the Meeting of September 9, 2014

    Kevin Beiser, Marne Foster and John Lee Evans were present. Scott Barnett and Richard Barrera were absent.

    B.4.
      The Board approved the resolution in the Matter of Recognizing September as Attendance Awareness Month.

    D.1. The following management appointments were announced:
     

    • Ernest Remillard, Principal, Mission Bay High School
    • Precious Hubbard-Jackson, Principal, Bell Middle School
    • Hector Bravo, Principal, Balboa Elementary
    • Amy Griffiths, Principal, Field Elementary
    • Kristie Joiner, Principal, Jerabek Elementary
    • Rebecca Penh, Principal, Loma Portal Elementary
    • Dawn Powell, Principal, Mason Elementary
    • Jeremy Martin, Vice Principal, Hoover High
    • David Koepcke, District Architect
    • Lorraine Mageau, Financial Accounting Manager
    • Angela Croce, Program Manager, College, Career and Technical Education (CCTE)
    • Dean Darley, Program Manager, College, Career and Technical Education (CCTE)
    • Dan Stoneman, Chief Innovation Officer (VOTE: 3-0, Barnett and Barrera absent)

    The Board of Education approved the following major agenda items:
     
    G.2. First Amendment to Employment Contract to District Superintendent of San Diego Unified School District.
     
    G.4. Audeo Charter School: Consideration of Revision to Charter of Audeo Charter School to Expand from Grade Levels 6-12 to Grade Levels K-12.
     
    G.5.  Elevate Charter School - Material Revision to Charter of Elevate Charter School to Change Location of its Facilities.
     
    G.7.  Appointment of Representative to Propositions S and Z Independent Citizens' Oversight Committee (ICOC).
     
    H.1.  Fiscal Year 2013-14 Unaudited Actuals Financial Report in Standardized Account Code Structure (SACS) Series Forms.
     
    I.1- 69. All items on the Superintendent's Consent Agenda with the exception of Items 46-49. Items 46-49 require a unanimous vote of all five board members and will be continued to the next meeting.
     
    The next regular meeting will be held on September 23, 2014.
     
     
     
     
     
     

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  • July 29, 2014

    Posted by Jennifer Rodriguez at 7/29/2014
    Board Actions Summary Report for the Meeting of July 29, 2014

    Kevin Beiser, Marne Foster, Scott Barnett, Richard Barrera and John Lee Evans were present.

    D.1. The following management appointments were announced:
    • Irene Hightower, Principal, Cabrillo Elementary
    • Heather Harris, Principal, Emerson/Bandini Elementary
    • Shannon Lewis, Principal, Freese Elementary
    • Tim Suanico, Principal, Joyner Elementary
    • Michelle Vergne, Vice Principal, Lewis Middle
    • Jeffrey Sabins, Vice Principal, Mira Mesa High
    • Drew Rowlands, Interim Chief Operations Officer
    • Ursula Leimbach, Chief Public Information Officer

    The Board of Education approved the following major agenda items:

    E.2. Plan to Promote Proactive Positive Behavior Strategies Such as PBIS and Restorative Justice Practices as Student Discipline Approaches, Address the District's Zero Tolerance Practices and Agreement with San Diego County Superintendent of Schools to Implement the PASS AmeriCorps Program
     
    E.3. REVISED Memorandum of Understanding Regarding Partnership with La Jolla Cluster Schools

    F.1-6. All Items on the Board Consent Agenda
     
    G.1. Report on Superintendent Evaluation
    Support Document: Superintendent Assessment
     
    G.2. Ratification of Tentative Agreement with Office-Technical and Business Services (OTBS) Bargaining Unit
     
    G.5. Schedule of Board of Education Meeting, January through June 2015

    G.6. Resolution Nominating Senator Marty Block as California School Boards Association's (CSBA) 2014 Outstanding Legislator of the Year
     
    H.1. Three-Year Budget Plan for School Stabilization Update; 2015-16 Strategy;

    H.2. Report on Amended 2014-15 District Budget;

    H.3. State Mandate Block Grant Program, 2014-15 
     
    H.6 Revisions to Administrative Procedures Related to the Use of District Fields and Stadiums and Adoption of Field Use Policy for Point Loma High School – AS AMENDED 
     
    H.7. Harriet Tubman Village Charter School Proposition Z Facilities Project
     
    H.8. Resolution and Recommendation to Declare Portion of Amici Park as Surplus; and Authorization to Commence with Process for Potential Sale, Lease and/or Other Disposition
     
    H.9. Proposed Title I $1.5 Million Grant Program
     
    H.10. Legislative Sponsorship Requests
     
    H.11. Public Hearing on Consolidated Application and Resolution for Funding Categorical Aid Programs, 2014-15
     
    H.12. Human Resources Recommendations Regarding Position Classifications
     
    H.13. Central Office Reorganization and Human Resources Division Recommendations to Establish and Eliminate Positions

    I.1.-64. All Items on the Superintendent's Consent Agenda

    The next regular meeting will be held on Sept.9, 2014.
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  • July 8, 2014

    Posted by Linda Zintz at 7/8/2014 9:00:00 PM
    Board Actions Summary Report for the Meeting of July 8, 2014:

    Kevin Beiser, Marne Foster, Scott Barnett, Richard Barrera and John Lee Evans were present.
     
    D.1. The following management appointments were announced:
          
                Deidre Hardson,
     Principal, Salk Elementary
                Jose Valdez, Vice Principal, Euclid Elementary
                Decydered Piña, Vice Principal, Fay Elementary 

    The Board of Education approved the following major agenda items:
     
    E.1.  Restructuring Plans for 12 District Schools in Program Improvement Year 4 Status
     
    F.1-3. All Items on the Board Consent Agenda
     
    G.1.  2014-15 Board Memberships
     
    G.2.  Direction to Superintendent to Convene Committee to Review Current California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) Policies and Develop Recommendations for CIF Board of Managers Consideration.
     
    H.3.  Agreement with EDCO Disposal Corporation to Provide District-wide Waste and Recyclables Collection and Management Services.
     
    H.5.  Public Hearing and Adoption of Resolution to Dedicate an Easement and Right-of-Way to San Diego Gas & Electric Company on District-owned Property (portion of Hoover High School Site).
     
    H.7.  Media Advertising for Facilities Planning and Construction (FPC).
     
    I.1.-23. All Items on the Superintendent's Consent Agenda
     
    The next regular meeting will be held on July 29, 2014.
     
     
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