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The regular meeting of the William S. Hart Union High School District Governing Board will take place Wednesday, July 17, at 7 p.m. (with a Closed Session beginning at 5:45 p.m.)

The meeting will take place at the Administrative Center, located at 21380 Centre Pointe Parkway, Santa Clarita.

Please note: This meeting will include a Public Hearing for item IX-A -Request for a Material Revision to Opportunities for Learning Charter School Petition.

Items on the agenda include Change Orders for: Castaic High School’s artificial turf field, Hart High’s 2-story modular classroom building and addition of two tennis courts and Saugus High School’s auditorium project.

The full agenda can be viewed below:

Regular Meeting of the Governing Board
William S. Hart Union HSD
July 17, 2019 7:00PM
(Closed Session 5:45 p.m.) Administrative Center 21380 Centre Pointe Parkway Santa Clarita, California PLEASE NOTE: This meeting will include a Public Hearing for item IX-A – Request for a Material Revision to Opportunities for Learning Charter School Petition

I. Call to Order
I.A. Roll Call and Establishment of Quorum
II. First Closed Session
II.A. Public Comments for Closed Session Items

Quick Summary / Abstract:
A member of the audience may address the Board on items listed in Closed Session by completing a Speaker Card. Please use the microphone and state your name and location of residence. No action will be taken at this time, and the Board President will limit comment time to 2 (two) minutes. If you wish to speak regarding an item not appearing on the Closed Session agenda, please make your comments during the Public Session (see below).
II.B. First Closed Session Items
II.B.1. Rejection of Claim No. 18/19-14L (per Government Code Section 54956.9)

Quick Summary / Abstract:
Action to be taken on Claim No. 18/19-14L.  Documentation is confidential and maintained in District files.
II.B.2. Rejection of Claim No. 18/19-16L (per Government Code Section 54956.9)

Quick Summary / Abstract:
Action to be taken on Claim No. 18/19-16L.  Documentation is confidential and maintained in District files.
II.B.3. Settlement Agreement No. 18/19-03C (per Government Code Section 54956.9)

Quick Summary / Abstract:
Action to be taken on Settlement Agreement No. 18/19-03C.  Documentation is confidential and maintained in District files.
II.B.4. Public Employee Appointment/Discipline/Dismissal/Release/Reassignment/Non-reelection (per Government Code Section 54957)

Quick Summary / Abstract:
Public employee appointment/discipline/dismissal/release/reassignment/non-reelection.
II.B.5. Conference with Labor Negotiator: Michael Vierra – Negotiations with Hart District Teachers Association (per Government Code Section 54957.6)

Quick Summary / Abstract:
Negotiations with Hart District Teachers Association.
II.B.6. Conference with Labor Negotiator: Michael Vierra – Negotiations with California School Employees Association Chapter 349 (per Government Code Section 54957.6)

Quick Summary / Abstract:
Negotiations with California School Employees Association.
II.B.7. Public Employee Appointment/Employment (per Government Code Section 54957(b)(1))

Quick Summary / Abstract:
Discussion of criteria to be utilized for future selection of superintendent candidates.
II.B.8. Student Expulsion Report No. 18/19-22 (Ratification) (per Education Code Section 48918(c))

Quick Summary / Abstract:
Ratification requested for Student Expulsion Report No. 18/19-22.  Documentation is confidential and maintained in District files.
II.B.9. Student Expulsion Report No. 18/19-23 (Ratification) (per Education Code Section 48918(c))

Quick Summary / Abstract:
Ratification requested for Student Expulsion Report No. 18/19-23.  Documentation is confidential and maintained in District files.
II.C. Reconvene to Public Session
III. Organization
III.A. Report of First Closed Session Action
III.B. Re-Establishment of Quorum
III.C. Pledge of Allegiance
III.D. Approval of Agenda
III.E. Approval of Minutes
III.E.1. Approval of Minutes of the Regular Meeting of June 12, 2019

Quick Summary / Abstract:
Minutes of the Regular Meeting of June 12, 2019, presented for approval.
Recommended Motion:
Approve the minutes of the Regular Meeting of June 12, 2019.
Attachments:
Minutes – Regular Meeting – June 12, 2019
III.E.2. Approval of Minutes of the Special Meeting of June 19, 2019

Quick Summary / Abstract:
Minutes of the Special Meeting of June 19, 2019, presented for approval.
Recommended Motion:
Approve the minutes of the Special Meeting of June 19, 2019.
Attachments:
Minutes – Special Meeting – 6/19/19
IV. Recognitions by Board
V. Communications
V.A. Board Member Reports
V.B. Employee Association Leadership
V.B.1. Hart District Teachers Association (HDTA) President John Minkus
V.B.2. California School Employees Association (CSEA) Chapter 349 President Kathy Hefferon
VI. Special Items
VII. Public Comments

Quick Summary / Abstract:
If you wish to address the Governing Board on a topic within the subject matter of its jurisdiction, please complete the Request to Address the Board form and return it to the Secretary to the Board prior to the beginning of the item. Comments regarding the Consent Calendar will be taken during Public Comments. Please use the microphone and state your name and location of residence. No action will be taken on any item not appearing on the agenda, and the Board President will limit your comments to 2 (two) minutes. The President may limit public comment time based on the number of persons who wish to speak.  If you wish to speak regarding an item that appears on the agenda, you will be called upon to make your comments at the time the item is discussed by the Board.
VIII. Discussion Items
VIII.A. Revised Board Policy and Administrative Regulation – First Reading

Speaker:
Mike Kuhlman, Deputy Superintendent
Quick Summary / Abstract:
Revised Board Policy and Administrative Regulation 3350 – Travel Expenses are being brought to the Governing Board for a first reading. Any suggested changes will be made and brought back to the Board in August for a second reading and authorization of the revision to Board Policy 3350 – Travel Expenses.
Attachments:
AR 3350 Travel Expenses First Reading
BP 3350 Travel Expenses First Reading
VIII.B. Williams Uniform Complaint Quarterly Summary – April 1-June 30, 2019

Speaker:
Mike Kuhlman, Deputy Superintendent
Quick Summary / Abstract:
Education Code 35186 requires all school districts in California to file a Williams Uniform Complaint Quarterly Summary with the Los Angeles County Office of Education and the local Governing Board. No complaints were filed between April 1-June 30, 2019.
Attachments:
Wms Complaint Form 4th Quarter 2018.19
IX. Action Items
IX.A. Public Hearing and Request for a Material Revision to Opportunities for Learning (OFL) Charter School Petition

Speaker:
Mike Kuhlman, Deputy Superintendent
Quick Summary / Abstract:
Opportunities for Learning (OFL) is making a request for a material revision to their charter petition for the term July 1, 2017, through June 30, 2022.
Rationale:
Opportunities for Learning is requesting a material revision to their charter petition for the term July 1, 2017, through June 30, 2022. OFL has revised their charter petition to ensure compliance with recent amendments to section 47604 of the Education Code, which requires California charter schools to be operated as non-profit organizations. The purpose of the public hearing is to hear from petitioners, parents, and community members regarding the proposed revision to the charter.
Recommended Motion:
Hart District staff recommends that Opportunities for Learning’s proposed material revision to their charter petition, for the term July 1, 2019, through June 30, 2022, be approved.
Attachments:
OFL-WSH Material Revision (Final 2019)
IX.B. Notice of Request for Provisional Internship Permit

Speaker:
Michael Vierra, Assistant Superintendent, Human Resources
Quick Summary / Abstract:
The District is requesting a provisional internship permit for Tyler Brandt to teach special education since a fully credentialed teacher could not be found.
Rationale:
When the District is unable to find a teacher with exactly the appropriate credential after conducting a diligent search for fully credentialed applicants, the State has a process for seeking alternative authorizations.  The provisional internship permit is one of the alternative documents which can be used to cover staffing needs when this occurs.  To qualify for the provisional internship permit, a person must be a college graduate, pass the California Basic Educational Skills Test (CBEST), be cleared through fingerprint check, submit a complete application packet, pay necessary fees, and complete additional specific requirements for the issuance of the particular authorization.

At this time, the District is requesting a provisional internship permit for Tyler Brandt to teach special education at Sierra Vista Junior High School (grades 7-8), effective August 5, 2019.

Recommended Motion:
Approve request for provisional internship permit for Tyler Brandt, effective August 5, 2019.
IX.C. Notice of Variable Term Waiver Request

Speaker:
Michael Vierra, Assistant Superintendent, Human Resources
Quick Summary / Abstract:
The District has been unable to recruit an adequate number of speech and language therapists.  There is a need to send Variable Term Waiver Request to the Commission on Teacher Credentialing.
Rationale:
Requests for Variable Term Waivers may be submitted by school districts to solve a temporary certification or assignment problem when the district finds there are an insufficient number of certificated persons who meet the specified employment criteria for a position, or for the purposes of educational reform, or other compelling reasons.  The Commission on Teacher Credentialing may grant a waiver upon its finding that professional preparation equivalent to that prescribed under the provision or provisions to be waived will be completed by the applicant affected.

Many districts throughout the state are finding a need to request these waivers, especially in the area of special education.  At this time, the District has been unable to recruit an adequate number of speech and language therapists to meet its needs.  It is therefore necessary to submit a Variable Term Waiver Request to the Commission for Ariana R. Garrido to serve as full-time speech and language therapist to the District’s student population, effective August 1, 2019.

Recommended Motion:
Approve request for Variable Term Waiver for Ariana R. Garrido to serve as speech and language therapist, effective August 1, 2019.
IX.D. Change Order No. 3 – Castaic High School Project (Castaic HS Construction, Inc.)

Speaker:
Michael Otavka , Director of Facilities, Planning and Construction
Quick Summary / Abstract:

Change Order No. 3 for the Castaic High School Project from Castaic HS Construction, Inc., is presented for approval.

Rationale:

Item No. 1:

The artificial turf field for the school was not designed to the District standard. The contractor is requesting compensation to upgrade the field to meet District standards including a more durable curb, upgraded turf, and a shock absorbing pad (Brock pad) beneath the turf ($362,434).

Item No. 2:

The contractor is requesting additional compensation for providing and installing twenty five additional wireless access points (requested by District Technology) to provide complete Wi-Fi coverage throughout the campus ($71,104).

Financial Impact:
$433,538 from Measure SA (Fund 21).
Recommended Motion:
Approve Change Order No. 3 for the Castaic High School Project from Castaic HS Construction, Inc.
Attachments:
CO 3-CH
IX.E. Change Order No. 1 – Hart High School Infrastructure Phase 2B Project (Bid Package No. WSH1812A-01 – Taft Electric Company)

Speaker:
Michael Otavka, Director of Facilities, Planning and Construction
Quick Summary / Abstract:

Change Order No. 1 for the Hart High School Infrastructure Phase 2B Project (Bid Package No. WSH1812A-01 – Taft Electric Company) is presented for approval.

Rationale:

Contractor is seeking compensation to upgrade an undersized pull box in the Main Electrical Room, cover costs to provide a 277/48 volt panel instead of a 120/208 volt panel, change breakers in Panels AB and T, and replace clay sewer pipe that was leaking under new electrical room.

Lundgren Management has thoroughly reviewed these change order requests and was successful in negotiating lower costs than originally requested by the contractor.

Financial Impact:
$15,636 from Measure SA (Fund 21).
Recommended Motion:
Approve Change Order No. 1 for the  Hart High School Infrastructure Phase 2B Project (Bid Package No. WSH1812A-01 – Taft Electric Company).
Attachments:
CO 1 Taft 2B
IX.F. Change Order No. 1 – Hart High School Two Story Modular Classroom Building, Addition of Two Tennis Courts, and Related Site-Work Project (Bid Package No. HA1811A-05 – Taft Electric Company)

Speaker:
Michael Otavka, Director of Facilities, Planning and Construction
Quick Summary / Abstract:
Change Order No. 1 for the Hart High School Two-Story Modular Classroom Building, Addition of Two Tennis Courts, and Related Site-Work Project (Bid Package No. HA1811A-05 – Taft Electric Company) is presented for approval.
Rationale:

Several years ago, when the two-story classroom building was being designed, the electrical engineer of record included a single ceiling mounted projector in each classroom in the building (20 classrooms). Since that time, District Technology has upgraded the classroom standard to two 75” LCD TVs in each classroom. This change order is to upgrade the hardware and software of the AV system to work with the new configuration of two LCD TVs in each classroom.

Financial Impact:

$29,999 from Measure SA (Fund 21).

Recommended Motion:
Approve Change Order No. 1 for the Hart High School Two-Story Modular Classroom Building, Addition of Two Tennis Courts, and Related Site-Work Project (Bid Package No. HA1811A-05 – Taft Electric Company).
Attachments:
CO 1-Taft
IX.G. Fee Amendment No. 1 – Testing and Inspection Services for the Hart High School Two-Story Classroom Building and Related Sitework Project (Koury Engineering & Testing, Inc.)

Speaker:
Michael Otavka, Director of Facilities, Planning and Construction
Quick Summary / Abstract:

Fee Amendment No. 1 from Koury Engineering & Testing, Inc., for testing and inspection services for the Hart High School Two-Story Classroom Building and Related Site-Work Project is presented for approval.

Rationale:

During the past winter, the Los Angeles area had higher than normal amounts of rainfall. The rain contributed to a very wet site during a critical time when it was important to properly compact the building pad. Because of that, the geotechnical engineer had to make additional trips to the site to check compaction and to give the grading contractor direction. Koury Engineering & Testing, Inc., has depleted their fee and is requesting additional funds to complete their work.

Financial Impact:

Not to exceed $30,000 from Measure SA (Fund 21). Koury Engineering & Testing, Inc., will only charge fees for time spent on the project.

Recommended Motion:

Approve Fee Amendment No. 1 from Koury Engineering & Testing, Inc., for testing and inspection services for the Hart High School Two-Story Classroom Building and Related Site-Work Project.

Attachments:
FA 1-Koury
IX.H. Change Order No. 1R- Saugus High School Auditorium Project (Bid Package No. 6 – RND Contractors Inc.)

Speaker:
Michael Otavka, Director of Facilities, Planning and Construction
Quick Summary / Abstract:

Change Order No. 1R for the Saugus High School Auditorium Project (Bid Package No. 6 – RND Contractors Inc.) is presented for approval.

Rationale:

This change order is a credit to the District to offset repairs done by other prime contractors for damage caused by RND Contractors Inc., compensation to the District for re-inspection fees, and returning unused owners contingency.

Financial Impact:
$44,624.01 credit to Measure SA (Fund 21).
Recommended Motion:
Approve Change Order No. 1R for the Saugus High School Auditorium Project (Bid Package No. 6 – RND Contractors Inc.)
Attachments:
CO 1R-RND
IX.I. Change Order Requests – Sierra Vista Junior High School Classroom Addition Project Bid Package Nos. SV1801A-1 (Triangle Enterprises, Inc.), SV1801A-2 (K.A.R. Construction, Inc.), SV1801A-5 (Fischer, Inc.), and SV1801A-7 (American Landscape Inc.)

Speaker:
Michael Otavka , Director of Facilities, Planning and Construction
Quick Summary / Abstract:

Change Order Requests for the Sierra Vista Junior High School Classroom Addition Project – Bid Package Nos. SV1801A-1 (Triangle Enterprises, Inc.), SV1801A-2 (K.A.R. Construction, Inc.),  SV1801A-5 (Fischer, Inc.), and SV1801A-7 (American Landscape Inc.) are presented for approval.

Rationale:

Bid Package No. 1, Change Order No. 4 (SV1801A-1 Triangle Enterprises, Inc.): $13,741.34

Contractor is requesting compensation for additional work requested by City inspectors and cost for loss of production due to unforeseen weather events.

Bid Package No. 2, Change Order No. 5 (SV1801A-2 K.A.R. Construction, Inc.): $15,038.15

Contractor is requesting compensation for work not shown on bid documents and for additional work requested by SCV Water District.

 Bid Package No. 5, Change Order No. 5 (SV1801A-5 Fischer, Inc.): $657.76

This change order includes several miscellaneous items that are due to incomplete bid documents. The change order also includes the cost to complete work that was supposed to be completed by GrowthPoint Structures.

Bid Package No. 7, Change Order No. 1 (SV1801A-7 American Landscape Inc.): $27,025.36

This change order includes several miscellaneous items that are due to incomplete bid documents, additional work adding irrigation and hydro-seeding in areas not shown on bid documents and returning unused allowance.

WLC Architects and TELACU have thoroughly reviewed these change order requests and were successful in negotiating lower costs than originally requested by the contractors.

Financial Impact:
$56,462.61 from Measure SA (Fund 21).
Recommended Motion:
Approve Change Order Requests for the Sierra Vista Junior High School Classroom Addition Project – Bid Package Nos. SV1801A-1 (Triangle Enterprises, Inc.), SV1801A-2 (K.A.R. Construction, Inc.), SV1801A-5 (Fischer, Inc.), and SV1801A-7 (American Landscape Inc.).
Attachments:
CO 1-American
CO 4-Triangle
CO 5-Fischer
CO 5-KAR
X. Consent Calendar

Quick Summary / Abstract:
Unless a Board Member has a question concerning a particular item and asks that it be withdrawn from the Consent Calendar, the Governing Board approves all the items at one time.
X.A. Consent Calendar-Removal of Items
X.B. Consent Calendar-Personnel
X.B.1. Personnel Report No. 19/20-1

Speaker:
Michael Vierra, Assistant Superintendent, Human Resources
Quick Summary / Abstract:
Personnel Report No. 19/20-1 regarding certificated, non-certificated, classified and non-classified employees.
Recommended Motion:
Approve Personnel Report No. 19/20-1.
Attachments:
Personnel Report No. 19/20-1
X.B.2. Letter of Agreement for Shared Services of District Employees with the Newhall School District and the William S. Hart Union High School District

Speaker:
Michael Vierra, Assistant Superintendent, Human Resources
Quick Summary / Abstract:
The Newhall School District (NSD) requests the shared services of William S. Hart Union High School District employees to perform library services between August 12, 2019, and June 30, 2020.
Rationale:
NSD has requested shared services of Hart District employees to perform credentialed library services for specified hours within a specified period of time.  The scheduling of such services by Hart District employees shall be determined in consultation between the NSD and the Hart District.  The services provided are not to exceed 25 extra duty hours for the duration of the agreement.
Financial Impact:
There is no financial impact to the Hart District.
Recommended Motion:
Approve the letter of agreement between the Newhall School District and the Hart District for shared services of District employees.
Attachments:
Library Service Agreement
X.B.3. Participants in Learning, Leading and Serving Agreement Between the William S. Hart Union High School District and Grand Canyon University

Speaker:
Michael Vierra, Assistant Superintendent, Human Resources
Quick Summary / Abstract:
An agreement between Grand Canyon University and the William S. Hart Union High School District for the Participant in Learning, Leading and Serving (PLLS) program is presented for approval.
Recommended Motion:
Approve the Participants in Learning, Leading and Serving Agreement between Grand Canyon University and the William S. Hart Union High School District.
Attachments:
GCU Agreement
X.C. Consent Calendar-Curriculum/Instruction
X.C.1. Final Adoption of Textbooks/Instructional Materials, 2019/20

Speaker:
David N. LeBarron, Director of Curriculum and Assessment
Quick Summary / Abstract:
Textbooks have been recommended for final adoption for the 2019/20 school year.
Rationale:
Integrated Chinese 4th Edition – Publisher: Cheng & Tsui Company, Inc.– Author: Jill Cheng – Course Area: – Mandarin – Grade: 9-12Integrated Chinese (IC) revolutionized the world of Chinese language learning by introducing the approach of teaching all four-language skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing concurrently. Ever since the 1st edition was published in 1997, Integrated Chinese has been the leading series for Chinese language learning in the United States and beyond. In developing the latest edition (4th edition), the authors have consulted the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) 21st Century Skills Map for World Language. The national standards for foreign language learning in the 21st century focus on goals in five areas—communication, cultures, connections, comparisons, and communities. In addition to classifying the applicable Language Practice activities by communication mode (interpersonal, interpretive, and presentational), the 4th edition have added a host of materials that address the 5 Cs. The delivery of IC via the new ChengTsui Web App elevates the teaching and learning experience by presenting multimedia and interactive content in a truly blended and integrated way.

All the Light We Cannot See – Publisher: Simon & Schuster– Author: Doerr – Course Area: – AP Literature – Grade:12All the Light We Cannot See is a novel written by American author Anthony Doerr, published by Scribner on May 6, 2014.  It won the 2015 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction and the 2015 Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction.  Set in occupied France during World War II, the novel centers on a blind French girl and a German boy whose paths eventually cross.  According to AP® Central: An AP English course in Literature and Composition should engage students in the careful reading and critical analysis of imaginative literature. Through the close reading of selected texts, students should deepen their understanding of the ways writers use language to provide both meaning and pleasure for their readers. As they read, students should consider a work’s structure, style, and themes as well as such smaller-scale elements as the use of figurative language, imagery, symbolism, and tone.

Beloved – Publisher: Vintage International– Author: Morrison – Course Area: – AP Literature – Grade: 12Beloved is a 1987 novel by the American writer Toni Morrison. Set after the American Civil War (1861–65), it is inspired by the story of an African-American slave, Sethe, who escaped slavery in Kentucky late January 1856 by fleeing to Ohio, a free state. Morrison had come across the story “A Visit to the Slave Mother who Killed Her Child” in an 1856 newspaper article published in the American Baptist and reproduced in The Black Book, a miscellaneous compilation of black history and culture that Morrison edited in 1974.  Beloved begins in 1873 in Cincinnati, Ohio, where the protagonist Sethe, a former slave, has been living with her eighteen-year-old daughter Denver.  Sethe’s mother-in-law, Baby Suggs lived with them until her death eight years earlier.  Just before Baby Suggs’ death, Sethe’s two sons, Howard and Buglar, run away.  Sethe believes they fled because of the malevolent presence of an abusive ghost that haunted their house at 124 Bluestone Road for years.  The story opens with an introduction to the ghost.  The novel won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1988 and was a finalist for the 1987 National Book Award.  It was adapted during 1998 into a movie of the same name starring Oprah Winfrey.  A New York Times survey of writers and literary critics ranked it the best work of American fiction from 1981 to 2006.  The book’s dedication reads “Sixty Million and more”, referring to the Africans and their descendants who died as a result of the Atlantic slave trade.  According to AP® Central: An AP English course in Literature and Composition should engage students in the careful reading and critical analysis of imaginative literature. Through the close reading of selected texts, students should deepen their understanding of the ways writers use language to provide both meaning and pleasure for their readers. As they read, students should consider a work’s structure, style, and themes as well as such smaller-scale elements as the use of figurative language, imagery, symbolism, and tone.

Financial Impact:
Funding from State Instructional Materials Funds.
Recommended Motion:
Approve textbooks, as referenced above, for use beginning in the 2019/20 year.
X.C.2. Requests for Authorization to Attend Out-of-State Events – Hart High, La Mesa Junior High, and Valencia High Schools

Speaker:
Mike Kuhlman, Deputy Superintendent
Quick Summary / Abstract:
Requests to attend events outside of California are being made by Hart High, La Mesa Junior High, and Valencia High School teachers.
Rationale:
Aja Armour, a Computer Science teacher at Hart High School, is requesting authorization to attend the 2019 Advanced Placement (AP) Computer Science Principles with Swift Professional Learning Camp, in Austin, Texas, July 20-27, 2019.

Alvaro Roque, an English teacher at La Mesa Junior High School, is requesting authorization to attend the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) at Work Institute by Solution Tree conference, in Bellevue Washington, September 22-25, 2019.

Jerry Ostrove, a practical arts teacher at Valencia High School, is requesting authorization to attend the EDUCAUSE Annual IT/Cyber Security Education Conference, in Chicago, Illinois, October 14-17, 2019.

Financial Impact:
All expenses for Aja Armour to attend the 2019 Advanced Placement (AP) Computer Science Principles with Swift Professional Learning Camp, in Austin, Texas, July 20-27, 2019, will be covered by Hart District AP funds and the Hart District Teachers Association.

All expenses for Alvaro Roque to attend the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) at Work Institute by Solution Tree conference in Bellevue, Washington, September 22-25, 2019, will be paid from Title I funds.

All expenses for Jerry Ostrove to attend the EDUCAUSE Annual IT/Cyber Security Education Conference, in Chicago, Illinois, October 14-17, 2019, will be paid from Career Technical Education funds.

Recommended Motion:
Authorize Aja Armour to attend the 2019 Advanced Placement (AP) Computer Science Principles with Swift Professional Learning Camp, in Austin, Texas, July 20-27, 2019; authorize Alvaro Roque to attend the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) at Work Institute by Solution Tree conference in Bellevue, Washington, September 22-25, 2019; and authorize Jerry Ostrove to attend the EDUCAUSE Annual IT/Cyber Security Education Conference, in Chicago, Illinois, October 14-17, 2019.
X.C.3. Requests for Ratification of Attendance at Out-of-State Events – Sequoia School and Valencia High School

Speaker:
Mike Kuhlman, Deputy Superintendent
Quick Summary / Abstract:
A teacher from Sequoia School and two teachers from Valencia High School are requesting ratification of their attendance at out-of-state conferences.
Rationale:
Laura Lopez, a Sequoia School teacher, is requesting ratification of her attendance at the Paxton Patterson Professional Development Training in Sanford, North Carolina, July 15-18, 2019; Chantelle Moran, a teacher at Valencia High School, is requesting ratification of her attendance at the Visual Literacy through Photography conference in New York, New York, July 8-11, 2019; and Doug Broers, a teacher at Valencia High School, is requesting ratification of his attendance at the Psychology-AP Summer Institute in Austin, Texas, June 24-27, 2019.
Financial Impact:
All expenses for Laura Lopez’s attendance at the Paxton Patterson Professional Development Training in Sanford, North Carolina, July 15-18, 2019, and all expenses for Chantelle Moran’s attendance at the Visual Literacy through Photography conference in New York, New York, July 8-11, 2019, were paid from Career Technical Education funds; and expenses for Doug Broers’s attendance at the Psychology-AP Summer Institute in Austin, Texas, June 24-27, 2019, were charged to the Valencia High School AP 2018/19 budget.
Recommended Motion:
Ratify Laura Lopez’s attendance at the Paxton Patterson Professional Development Training, in Sanford, North Carolina, July 15-18, 2019; ratify Chantelle Moran’s attendance at the Visual Literacy through Photography conference in New York, New York, July 8-11, 2019; and ratify Doug Broers’s attendance at the Psychology-AP Summer Institute in Austin, Texas, June 24-27, 2019.
X.C.4. Requests for Overnight/Out-of-State Trips – Saugus High, Valencia High, West Ranch High, and Rio Norte Junior High Schools

Speaker:
Vicki Engbrecht, Superintendent
Quick Summary / Abstract:
Approve overnight/out-of-state student trip requests from Saugus High School (Dance), Valencia High School (Dance, Cheer, Girls Junior Varsity (JV) Tennis, Girls Varsity Tennis), West Ranch High School (Dance, Girls Varsity Tennis), and Rio Norte Junior High School (ASB).
Rationale:
The submitted trip requests have been reviewed and meet all requirements established by Board Policy and Administrative Regulation 3541.1.  Trip requests signed by Saugus High School Principal Vince Ferry, Valencia High School Principal Steve Ford, West Ranch High School Principal Mark Crawford, and Rio Norte Junior High School Principal Audrey Asplund are attached.
Recommended Motion:
Approve trips:  SHS Dance, Garden Grove, 7/19-21/19; VHS Dance, Thousand Oaks, 8/1-4/19; VHS Cheer, Palm Desert, 8/4-7/19; VHS Girls JV Tennis, Clovis, 9/5-7/19; VHS Girls Varsity Tennis, Los Altos, 9/5-7/19; VHS Girls Varsity Tennis, San Diego, 9/26-28/19; WRHS Dance, Thousand Oaks, 8/1-4/19; WRHS Girls Varsity Tennis, San Diego, 9/26-28/19; RNJHS ASB, Santa Barbara, 7/23-25/19.
Attachments:
Trip Approvals for 7-17-19 Board Meeting
X.C.5. Requests for Overnight/Out-of-State Trips (Ratification) – Hart High, Saugus High, Valencia High, and West Ranch High Schools

Speaker:
Vicki Engbrecht, Superintendent
Quick Summary / Abstract:
Approve ratification of overnight/out-of-state student trip requests from Hart High School (Associated Student Body (ASB)), Saugus High School (Basketball, ASB), Valencia High School (Distributive Education Clubs of America (DECA), ASB), and West Ranch High School (ASB).
Rationale:
The submitted trip requests have been reviewed and meet all requirements established by Board Policy and Administrative Regulation 3541.1. The trip requests signed by Hart High School Assistant Principal Chad Powell, Saugus High School Principal Vince Ferry, Valencia High School Principal Steve Ford, and West Ranch High School Principal Mark Crawford are attached.
Recommended Motion:
Approve trips:  HHS ASB, Santa Barbara, 7/17-20/19; SHS Basketball, Phoenix, AZ, 6/21-23/19; SHS ASB, Santa Barbara, 7/17-20/19; VHS DECA, San Diego, 7/15-17/19; VHS ASB, Santa Barbara, 7/17-20/19; WRHS ASB, Santa Barbara, 7/17-20/19.
Attachments:
Ratification of Trip Requests for 7-17-19 Board
X.C.6. Printing and Editing of Biology Readers (Kendall Hunt Publishing Company)

Speaker:
David N. LeBarron, Director of Curriculum and Assessment
Quick Summary / Abstract:
An agreement with Kendall Hunt Publishing Company is providing services, which will include the editing and printing of Biology Reader materials.
Rationale:
The Biology Reader is a 300-page (per semester), consumable literacy resource created by experienced Hart District biology teachers, that supports the 5E Instructional Model used in all Hart District science classrooms.  The Biology Reader will provide all students with readings and instructional guides that outline life-long strategies for accessing challenging reading, all with an emphasis on local phenomenon designed to create increased student engagement.  Teachers will have a tool for aligning instruction and guiding students to a better understanding of the everyday biology (and earth science) that surrounds them.

Kendall Hunt Publishing Company will print the District’s Biology Reader.  The agreement with Kendall Hunt includes basic editing tasks, correction of errors and typos, perforation of all pages, printing the text in four colors, and providing a soft book cover. The Biology Reader will be produced and printed in two segments; one for the fall semester and one for the spring semester. Kendall Hunt will produce 3500 texts for each semester.

Financial Impact:
$57,487.52 (fall $26,250.00 + tax) and (spring $26250.00 + tax) from Instructional Materials Funds
Recommended Motion:
Authorize Kendall Hunt Publishing Company to print and edit the Biology Reader.
Attachments:
Quote #1 Valencia Printers
Quote #2 Kendall Hunt
Quote #3 ABM
X.C.7. Flippen Group Training Confirmation Agreement, August 26-27, 2019

Speaker:
Jan Daisher, Director of Special Programs and Professional Development
Quick Summary / Abstract:
The Flippen Group is being contracted to provide Coaching Greatness training at Golden Valley High School on August 26-27, 2019.
Rationale:
Coaching Greatness is an extension of Capturing Kids’ Hearts, developed by the Flippen Group, which is implemented at numerous schools throughout the District and focuses on school climate and school culture.  Golden Valley High School has implemented Capturing Kids’ Hearts throughout their campus for many years, and would now like to provide the Coaching Greatness training for their athletic coaches.
Financial Impact:
Training cost is $24,500.00 to be paid from the 2019-20 Title 1 School Plan for Student Achievement (SPSA) for Golden Valley High School using Goal 1.5 allocation of 2018-19 carryover funds.
Recommended Motion:
Approve the training confirmation agreement with the Flippen Group at Golden Valley High School.
Attachments:
Flippen Training Confirmation Agreement
X.C.8. Revisions to Single Plan for Student Achievement: 2017/18

Speaker:
Jan Daisher, Director of Special Programs and Professional Development
Quick Summary / Abstract:
State and federal laws require schools to annually review and update their Single Plan for Student Achievement.  These site-specific plans describe school improvement activities that are supported with categorical funds.
Rationale:
State and federal laws require schools to annually review and update their Single Plan for Student Achievement.  These site-specific plans describe school improvement activities that are supported with categorical funds.  As required by Senate Bill 374, the school leadership, site councils, and advisory committees conducted comprehensive needs assessments as well as an analysis of student achievement data based on the California Dashboard in the fall of 2016 to develop objectives for their action plan.

Analysis of each plan reveals necessary updates and revisions.  Each school site council has approved its revisions, after consulting with school leadership teams and advisory councils, and recommends them to the Board for approval.  All legal requirements remain in place for each plan that was approved in May 2017.  Annual evaluations conducted at that time meet the requirements of Board Policy 6190.

Attached are the revisions for the La Mesa Junior High School plan for the 2017/18 school year.  Goals and action plans remain aligned with LCAP District goals and school goals for increased student achievement.

Financial Impact:
School plans account for the spending of Title I federal grant money allocated to school sites specifically for increasing student achievement at schools with 40 percent socioeconomically disadvantaged families.  Allocated costs have not changed.  The revisions simply modify the plans guiding how the funds will be spent on each school site.
Recommended Motion:
Approve the 2017/18 revisions to the Single Plan for School Achievement for La Mesa Junior High School.
Attachments:
La Mesa 2017/18 SPSA Addendum 7/7/19
X.C.9. Ratification of Agreement with Instructure for Course Migration Services Online Services

Speaker:
Mariane A. Doyle, PhD, Director of Career Technical Education
Quick Summary / Abstract:
Ratify the agreement to purchase Instructure course migration services in addition to the one-year subscription for an online learning management system, previously approved by the Board on February 20, 2019.
Rationale:
Instructure will provide course migration services in addition to the one-year subscription to the online learning management system that will be replacing PowerSchool. This service shall be effective June 30, 2019.
Financial Impact:
The total of one-year migration services is $1,500 to be paid from Career Technical Education Funds.
Recommended Motion:
Ratify the purchase of the Instructure one-year migration services effective June 30, 2019, through June 30, 2020.
Attachments:
Instructure Agreement
X.C.10. Memorandum of Understanding between the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) and Golden Oak Adult School

Speaker:
Mariane A. Doyle, PhD, Director of Career Technical Education
Quick Summary / Abstract:
Ratify a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between LAUSD and Golden Oak Adult School, effective July 1, 2019, through June 30, 2020, regarding high school equivalency testing.
Rationale:
Golden Oak Adult School is a satellite location for LAUSD’s HiSET High School Equivalency Test Center.  This agreement benefits Golden Oak Adult School students as well as the community by providing a HiSET testing center locally.  Students’ fees cover all costs including fees charged by LAUSD.  A MOU with LAUSD   effective July 1, 2019, through June 30, 2020, to continue the use of Golden Oak Adult School as a satellite high school equivalency testing center is being presented for approval.
Recommended Motion:
Ratify the Memorandum of Understanding between Golden Oak Adult School and Los Angeles Unified School District, to provide a satellite high school equivalency testing canter effective July 1, 2019, through June 30, 2020.
Attachments:
MOU between LAUSD and Golden Oak Adult School
X.D. Consent Calendar-Business Services
X.D.1. Purchase Order Report

Speaker:
Leigh Hansen, Director of Purchasing and Warehouse
Quick Summary / Abstract:
Ratification of the June 2019 Purchase Order Report is requested.
Rationale:
Staff requests the Governing Board ratify the attached Purchase Order Report, which covers purchases, as specified, for the period June, 2019, through June 30, 2019.

This report may contain open purchase orders with not-to-exceed amounts facilitating regular small purchases from single vendors. Open purchase orders with not-to-exceed amounts facilitating larger purchases from single vendors may indicate a publicly bid contract number and/or the date the Governing Board approved the vendor.  In an effort to efficiently process payments, the accumulated total of these purchases may be processed and paid as a single transaction.

Financial Impact:
Attached report shows amounts and funding sources for purchase orders processed in June 2019, as well as purchase orders greater than or equal to $50,000.
Recommended Motion:
Ratify Purchase Order Report for the period of June 1, 2019, through June 30, 2019.
Attachments:
PO Board Report June 2018
X.D.2. Warrant Register and Revolving Cash Payments

Speaker:
Ralph Peschek, Chief Financial Officer
Quick Summary / Abstract:
Approval and ratification of Warrant Register and Revolving Cash payments is requested.
Rationale:
6/1/19 – 6/15/19
Payroll Warrant Register   $4,603,415.05
Commercial Warrants – General Fund  $10,839,310.88
Commercial Warrants – All Other Funds    $965,272.08
Revolving Cash Fund $0.00
6/16/19 – 6/30/19
Payroll Warrant Register   $8,597,296.22
Commercial Warrants – General Fund  $8,182,197.98
Commercial Warrants – All Other Funds $33,654,567.34
Revolving Cash Fund  $0.00
Recommended Motion:
Approve and ratify the above listed Warrant Register and Revolving Cash payments issued between June 1, 2019, through June 30, 2019, and order the items filed for audit.
Attachments:
Commercial Warrants 6/1/19 – 6/16/19
Commercial Warrants 6/16/19 – 6/30/19
Payroll Warrants 6/1/19 – 06/30/19
X.D.3. License Contract For Use Of Software Personal Computer Products For District Use Of Human Resources System And Peoplesoft Financial System (Los Angeles County Office of Education)

Speaker:
Ralph Peschek, Chief Financial Officer
Quick Summary / Abstract:
Ratify license agreement with the Los Angeles County Office of Education for use of software personal computer products for District use of Human Resources System and Peoplesoft Financial System in 2019/20.
Rationale:
Los Angeles County Office of Education (LACOE) has entered into a contract with Hess & Associates for non-exclusive use of personal computer proprietary software products in connection with LACOE’s Human Resources System (HRS) and PeopleSoft Financial System (PSFS) to provide districts with the capability of downloading information from these systems to District personal computers. The District has requested LACOE to provide said capabilities during the implementation of the Business Enhancement System Transformation (BEST) Advantage Financial System.

Interface charges will continue through 2021/22, when LACOE expects to have fully implemented its BEST Project.  The BEST Project is LACOE’s effort to procure a new, integrated financial and human capital management system to replace the current HRS and PeopleSoft Systems.  In November 2016, the Governing Board authorized the District to enter into an agreement to return to full-use of the County’s systems upon completion of the BEST Project.

This agreement reflects the District’s continuing status as an interface district for the 2019/20 fiscal year (effective July 1, 2019, through June 30, 2020), and may be amended by mutual written consent or terminated by either party with thirty (30) days advance written notice.

Financial Impact:
Total cost of $16,452 to be paid from the general fund (01.0).
Recommended Motion:
Ratify license agreement for use of software personal computer products for District use of Human Resources System and Peoplesoft Financial System.
Attachments:
LACOE HRS_PeopleSoft agreement
X.D.4. Agreement for Football Helmet and Shoulder Pad Reconditioning (Riddell/All-American)

Speaker:
Ralph Peschek, Chief Financial Officer
Quick Summary / Abstract:
The agreement with Riddell/All-American (Riddell) has been established to create a mutual partnership for the reconditioning of football helmets and shoulder pads for the seven high schools in the William S. Hart Union High School District.
Rationale:
Education Code 17578 mandates that the District shall provide for the annual cleaning, sterilizing, and necessary repair of football equipment.  Football helmets worn by participants in high school interscholastic football must be certified for use by the National Operating Committee on Standards for Athletic Equipment (NOCSAE), or any other recognized certifying agency in the field.

The term of the agreement is for the 2019/20 school year.  The following schools will be included in the agreement: Canyon High School, Castaic High School, Golden Valley High School, Hart High School, Saugus High School, Valencia High School, and West Ranch High School.

Recommended Motion:
Approve agreement with Riddell/All-American for reconditioning of football helmets and shoulder pads.
Attachments:
Riddell helmet reconditioning
X.D.5. Renewal of Mass Notification System (Blackboard Inc.)

Speaker:
David Caldwell, Public Relations Officer
Quick Summary / Abstract:
Blackboard currently provides the District with mass notification services (Blackboard Connect), delivering messages to parents, stakeholders and other related individuals. The District plans to continue these services for the one-year period of August 10, 2019 to August 9, 2020.
Financial Impact:
Annual fee for the 2019/20 school year of $41,255.09 to be paid from the General Fund (01.0).
Recommended Motion:
Approve use of Blackboard Inc. for mass communication services for the 2019/20 school year.
Attachments:
2019/20 Blackboard Invoice
X.D.6. Acceptance of Donations

Speaker:
Ralph Peschek, Chief Financial Officer
Quick Summary / Abstract:
Donations are presented for Governing Board approval.
Rationale:
Robin Geissler would like to present Bowman High School a check for $500 for student scholarships.

Suzan Mansfield would like to present Bowman High School a check for $500 for student scholarships.

SchoolsFirst Federal Credit Union would like to present Bowman High School a check for $400 for student scholarships.

Staples would like to donate school supplies for homeless students.

Furniture Now would like to donate two couches to the Canyon High School Wellness Center.  The value of donation is $1898.00.

Recommended Motion:
Accept the donation of $500 from Robin Geissler; accept the donation of $500 from Suzan Mansfield; accept the donation from SchoolsFirst Federal Credit Union; accept the donation of school office supplies from Staples; and accept the donation of two couches from Furniture Now.
X.D.7. Disposition of Surplus/Obsolete Equipment

Speaker:
Leigh Hansen, Director of Purchasing and Warehouse
Quick Summary / Abstract:
Disposition of Surplus/Obsolete Equipment.
Rationale:
Pursuant to California Education Code Section 17545(b), the value of the following equipment will be sold through public auction, and if not sold, disposed of as surplus/obsolete equipment pursuant to Education Code Section 17545 (b).

1. Student tablet arm chair (QTY 112, Academy of the Canyons)

2. Student combo desk (QTY 195, Sierra Vista Junior High School)

Pursuant to California Education Code Section 17546(c), staff requests the Governing Board, by unanimous vote of those members present, find that the property listed below is of insufficient value to defray the costs of arranging a sale and thereby authorize the property to be donated to a charitable organization deemed appropriate by the Board, or disposed of in the local dump.  All e-waste will be collected and certified to its proper disposal by an e-waste recycler.

1. Overhead projector (QTY 1, Placerita Junior High School)

2. Fax machine (QTY 1, Rio Norte Junior High School)

3. Overhead projector (QTY 5, Hart High School)

4. DVD player (QTY 3, Hart High School)

5. VCR (QTY 3, Hart High School)

6. Drums (QTY 11, Sierra Vista Junior High School)

Recommended Motion:
Authorize staff to dispose of specified equipment pursuant to California Education Code Sections 17545(b) and 17546(c).
X.D.8. General Agreements for Nonpublic School Placement or Nonpublic Agency Services, 2019/20

Speaker:
Joanna White, Director of Special Education
Quick Summary / Abstract:
Approval of general agreements with state-licensed, nonpublic schools and nonpublic agencies to provide services for individuals with exceptional needs for whom the District has no appropriate programs.
Rationale:
The District has developed a general agreement for use with various state-licensed, nonpublic schools and nonpublic agencies to provide services for individuals with exceptional needs for whom the District has no appropriate programs.  Such determinations are made by Individual Education Program teams.  An individual service agreement will be prepared for each student when the appropriate placement is determined.  A general agreement may be sent to the following schools or agencies for 2019/20:

Academy for Advancement of Autism, Chatsworth, California
Academy for Advancement of Autism, Lancaster, California
Almansor Academy, Pasadena, California
Alpine Academy, Salt Lake City, Utah
Aspen Ranch, Loa, Utah
Benchmark, Woods Cross, Utah
Bridgeport School, Sherman Oaks, California
Casa Pacifica, Camarillo, California
Cathedral Home for Children, Laramie, Wyoming
Charis Youth Center, Grass Valley, California
Chileda, La Crosse, Wisconsin
Cinnamon Hills, St. George, Utah
Colorado Boys Ranch, La Junta, Colorado
Copper Hills Youth Center, West Jordan, Utah
Coutin, Canoga Park, California
Devereux Cleo-Wallace, Westminster, Colorado
Devereux Georgia, Kennasaw, Georgia
Devereux Florida, Viera, Florida
Devereux Texas Treatment Network, League City, Texas
Diamond Ranch Academy, Hurricane, Utah
Elliot Institute, La Crescenta, California
Excelsior Youth Centers, Aurora, Colorado
Family Life Center, Petaluma, California
Frostig School, Pasadena, California
Heartspring, Wichita, Kansas
Heritage Schools, Provo, Utah
Hillsides, Pasadena, California
Island View Academy, Syracuse, Utah
Lakemary Center Inc., Paola, Kansas
LeRoy Haynes Center, La Verne, California
Liahona Academy for Youth LLC, St. George, Utah
Linden Center, Los Angeles, California
Logan River Academy, Logan, Utah
Monarch Center for Autism, Cleveland, Ohio
New Haven Youth & Family Services, Vista, California
New Haven Residential, Spanish Fork, Utah
Normative Services Inc, Sheridan, Wyoming
North Hills Prep School, North Hills, California
Northpoint School, Northridge, California
Oakgrove School, Ogden, Utah
Oak Grove Institute, Murrieta, California
Parkhill School, West Hills, California
Piney Ridge Treatment Center, Fayetteville, Arkansas
Red Rock Canyon School, St. George, Utah
River Stones Treatment Services, Redlands, California
San Diego Center for Children, San Diego, California
Sequel, Prescott, Arizona
Shiloh Treatment Center, Manvel, Texas
Sonia Shankman Orthogenic School, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
Stem3 Academy, Sherman Oaks, California
South Bay High School, Torrance, California
Summit View School, Valley Glen, California
Sunrise School, Sherman Oaks, California
Tobinworld, Glendale, California
UHS of Provo Canyon, Orem, Utah
Valley High School, North Hills, California
Villa Esperanza, Pasadena, California
Village Glen, Sherman Oaks, California
Walden School, Framingham, Massachusetts
Waterfall Canyon, Ogden, Utah
West Ridge Academy, West Jordan, Utah
Westmoreland Academy, Pasadena, California
Yellowstone Boys and Girls Ranch, Billings, Montana
Youth Care, Draper, Utah

Financial Impact:
Fiscal implications will be determined as the Individual Service Agreements are completed.
Recommended Motion:
Approve general agreements for nonpublic school placement or nonpublic agency services, 2019/20.
Attachments:
NPS Master Contract
X.E. Consent Calendar-Operations
X.E.1. Notice of Completion – Beynon Sports Surfaces, Inc. – Valencia High School and Canyon High School Track Replacement Projects

Speaker:
Michael Otavka, Director of Facilities, Planning and Construction
Quick Summary / Abstract:
Accept  Notice of Completion for Beynon Sports Surfaces, Inc., – Valencia High School and Canyon High School Track Replacement Projects.
Rationale:
A Notice of Completion has been prepared for the Governing Board’s consideration for the following construction contract:

Beynon Sports Surfaces, Inc.

Track Replacement

Recommended Motion:
Accept  Notice of Completion for Beynon Sports Surfaces, Inc., for the Valencia High School and Canyon High School Track Replacement Projects and authorize retention release to Beynon Sports Surfaces, Inc.
Attachments:
NOC Beynon
X.E.2. Notice of Completion – Bid Package No. 6 (RND Contractors Inc.) – Saugus High School Auditorium Project

Speaker:
Michael Otavka, Director of Facilities, Planning and Construction
Quick Summary / Abstract:

Accept Notice of Completion for Bid Package No. 6 (RND Contractors Inc.) for the Saugus High School Auditorium Project.

Rationale:
A Notice of Completion has been prepared for the Governing Board’s consideration for the following construction contract:

RND Contractors Inc.

Bid Package No. 6 – Structural Steel

Recommended Motion:
Accept Notice of Completion for Bid Package No. 6 for the Saugus High School Auditorium Projet and authorize retention release to RND Contractors Inc.
Attachments:
NOC RND
X.F. Consent Calendar-Requests for Information
X.G. Approval of Consent Calendar
X.H. Items Removed from Consent Calendar
XI. Items for Future Consideration by the Board
XII. Second Closed Session

Quick Summary / Abstract:
This Closed Session will be used as an extension of item II – First Closed Session, if needed.
XII.A. Public Comments for Second Closed Session Items
XII.B. Second Closed Session Items
XII.C. Return to Public Session
XII.D. Report of Second Closed Session Action
XIII. Adjournment
Disability Information:
In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you need special assistance to participate in this meeting, please contact the Superintendent’s Office (661.259.0033.x201). Notification 48 hours prior to the meeting will enable the District to make reasonable arrangements to ensure accessibility to this meeting.
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