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The Governing Board of the William S. Hart Union High School District will hold its next regular meeting Wednesday, May 1, at 7 p.m. (with a closed session at 5:30 p.m).

Items on the closed session agenda include conferences with legal counsel about anticipated litigation, with district officials regarding the possible sale or lease of five district properties, and with a labor negotiator regarding negotiations with the Hart District Teachers Union and the California School Employees Association Chapter 349.

Open session agenda items include labor union presentations, approval of changes in various district construction projects, and consideration of a 5% increase in the monthly salary paid to board members from $463.05 to $486.20 per month per member.

The meeting will be held in the Administrative Center, located at 21380 Centre Pointe Parkway, Santa Clarita 91350.

The full agenda can be viewed below:

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. Settlement Agreement Claim No. 16/17-15L (per Government Code Section 54956.9)

Quick Summary / Abstract:
Action to be taken on Settlement Agreement No. 16/17-15L.  Documentation is confidential and maintained in District files.
II.B.2. Conference with Legal Counsel – Anticipated Litigation (per Government Code Section 54956.9(d)(4)) One Potential Case

Quick Summary / Abstract:
Conference with legal counsel.
II.B.3. Potential Sale of Real Property (per Government Code Section 54956.8). Real Property: Five Properties. Conference with Real Property Negotiator: Collyn Nielsen. Under Negotiation: Sale or Lease of Five Properties

Quick Summary / Abstract:
Real property negotiations. APNs 2813-018-900, 901, 902, 903; 2853-002-900; 3231-001-900, 901, 902.
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.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 – Regular Meeting of April 17, 2019

Quick Summary / Abstract:
Minutes of the Regular Meeting of April 17, 2019, presented for approval.
Recommended Motion:
Approve the minutes of the Regular Meeting of April 17, 2019.
Attachments:
Minutes – Regular Meeting – April 17, 2019
IV. Recognitions by Board
IV.A. Recognition of Student Board Member Brennan Book

Speaker:
Vicki Engbrecht, Superintendent
Quick Summary / Abstract:
Valencia High School senior Brennan Book has served the Hart School District and his fellow students as Student Board Member during the 2018/19 school year.  This evening, Board members will have the opportunity to thank Mr. Book for his involvement in the Governing Board process and present him with a commendation certificate and his portrait, which was displayed in the hallway of the Administrative Center during his term of office.
V. Communications
V.A. Board Member Reports
V.B. Student Board Member Report
V.C. Employee Association Leadership
V.C.1. Hart District Teachers Association (HDTA) President Jayme Allsman
V.C.2. California School Employees Association (CSEA) Chapter 349 President Kathy Hefferon
V.D. School Site Report – West Ranch High School

Speaker:
Mike Kuhlman, Deputy Superintendent
Quick Summary / Abstract:
West Ranch High School Principal Mark Crawford will give a presentation on the school’s unique programs that support the safety and wellness of students, staff, and families.
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. Proposed Personnel Commission Budget for Fiscal Year 2019/20

Speaker:
John-Anthony Muraki, Director of Classified Personnel
Quick Summary / Abstract:
The Personnel Commission’s proposed budget for fiscal year 2019/20 is presented for discussion and review.
Rationale:
The Personnel Commission conducted a public hearing on the proposed 2019/20 budget on March 14, 2019.  The Personnel Commission Budget for fiscal year 2019/20 is being presented to the Governing Board.  Please consider the following information:

1. Salary, Statutory and Health Benefits (Object 2000/3000)

Salaries reflect all applicable salary step and longevity increments for Personnel Commission staff.  The District’s Director of Fiscal Services provided the salary, statutory benefit and health benefit costs.

2. Supplies and Equipment Replacement (Object 4000)

Amounts to cover general supplies, equipment, and expenses are budgeted as is essential in supporting the services provided.

3. Operating Expenses (Object 5000)

The budget includes funds to cover the cost of standard operating expenses, such as online application system, test scanner, recruitment ads, commission memberships, and expenses incurred when using exam raters from other districts.

Financial Impact:
The proposed Personnel Commission Budget for 2019/20 has a fiscal implication of $654,482 from the Unrestricted General Fund.
Attachments:
Annual Budget of Personnel Commission
VIII.B. Local Control and Accountability Plan (LCAP) Update

Speaker:
Jan Daisher, Director of Special Programs
Quick Summary / Abstract:
Staff will provide a brief update on the progress of the annual update of the 2018/19 Local Control and Accountability Plan (LCAP) and the writing of the new 2019/20 LCAP.
Attachments:
LCAP Progress Board Update 5-1-19
IX. Action Items
IX.A. Resolution No. 18/19 – 32 – Recognizing May 19-25, 2019, as Classified School Employee Week

Speaker:
Mike Kuhlman, Assistant Superintendent, Educational Services
Quick Summary / Abstract:
Governing Board Resolution No. 18/19 – 32 recognizes May 19-25, 2019, as Classified School Employee Week. The California State Legislature adopted the third full week of May each year as Classified School Employee Week by the passage of SB 1552 (Campbell) in 1986. The week will be celebrated by school districts and schools workers across the State in recognition of the many fine contributions classified employees make to the education community.
Recommended Motion:
Adopt Resolution No. 18/19 – 32 – Recognizing May 19-25, 2019, as Classified School Employee Week.
Attachments:
Resolution No. 18/19 -32 Classified School Employee Week
IX.B. Site-Based Decision – Rancho Pico Junior High School

Speaker:
Michael Vierra, Assistant Superintendent, Human Resources
Quick Summary / Abstract:
Request for approval of site-based decision at Rancho Pico Junior High School.
Rationale:
On Tuesday, March 26 and Wednesday, March 27, 2019, the certificated faculty of Rancho Pico Junior High School participated in a second year site based vote on an early release schedule for Tuesdays for the 2019/20 school year. The proposal passed with a 92 percent yes vote to keep the early release schedule.  The schedule will become permanent. The Hart District Teachers Association approved this schedule on April 22, 2019.
Recommended Motion:
Approve the Rancho Pico Junior High School site-based decision regarding early release Tuesday schedule for 2019/20 school year.  This schedule now is the permanent schedule for Rancho Pico Junior High School.
Attachments:
Rancho Pico Site Based decision 19-20
IX.C. Change Order No. 2 – Hart High School Two Story Modular Classroom Building Project (American Modular Systems, Inc.)

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

Approval of Change Order No. 2 for the Hart High School Two Story Modular Classroom Building Project (American Modular Systems, Inc.).

Rationale:

American Modular Systems is requesting compensation for two items not included in the original purchase of the two-story modular building at Hart High School.

Add Equipment Room Door – $2,960

The first item is the addition of a standard door into the equipment room since the only other door in that room is a roll up door that is not operable from the exterior. The cost for this item is $2,960.

Division of the State Architect (DSA) fee to review building foundation modification – $3,200

The second item is for fees to have DSA review the foundation modification that is required in order to construct the building foundation in two phases.

Financial Impact:

$6,160 from Lease Revenue Bonds.

Recommended Motion:
Approve Change Order No. 2 for the Hart High School Two Story Modular Classroom Building Project (American Modular Systems, Inc.).
Attachments:
PCO Conc AMS
PCO Des Fee AMS
IX.D. Change Order No. 1 – Saugus High School Auditorium Project (Bid Package No. 13 – Pierre Landscape, Inc.)

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

Approval of Change Order No. 1 for the Saugus High School Auditorium Project (Bid Package No. 13 – Pierre Landscape, Inc.).

Rationale:

Change Order No. 1, Bid Package No. 13 (Pierre Landscape, Inc.)

Contractor is returning unused owners allowance in the amount
of $3,037.10 (credit).

Financial Impact:
$3,037.10 credit to Measure SA (Fund 21).
Recommended Motion:
Approve Change Order No. 1 for the Saugus High School Auditorium Project (Bid Package No. 13 – Pierre Landscape, Inc.).
Attachments:
CO 1 Pierre Land
IX.E. Change Order No. 003 – Saugus High School Auto Shop Improvement Project (Bid Package No. SACP1811A – Chalmers Construction Services, Inc.) 

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

Approval of Change Order No. 003 for the Saugus High School Auto Shop Improvement Project (Bid Package No. SACP1811A – Chalmers Construction Services, Inc.).

Rationale:

Change Order No. 003, Bid Package No. SACP1811A (Chalmers Construction Services, Inc.)

Contractor is returning the unused allowance of $3,000.

Financial Impact:

$3,000 credit to Career Technical Education Incentive Grant.

Recommended Motion:
Approve Change Order No. 003 for the Saugus High School Auto Shop Improvement Project (Bid Package No. SACP1811A – Chalmers Construction Services, Inc.).
Attachments:
CO 003 Chalmers
IX.F. Change Order No. 3 – Sierra Vista Junior High School Classroom Addition Project (Bid Package No. SV1801A-02 – K.A.R. Construction, Inc.)

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

Approval of Change Order Request No. 3 for the Sierra Vista Junior High School Classroom Addition Project (Bid Package No. SV1801A-02, K.A.R. Construction, Inc.).

Rationale:

There are three large retention system storm drain pipes placed under the new staff parking lot within the Sierra Vista Junior High School Classroom Addition Project. It is a code requirement to have this retention system on the site. After installation of the system, the manufacturer of the pipe noted concern regarding the amount of base course beneath the asphalt parking lot and above the top of the pipe.

The manufacturer requires 12 inches of base course to protect the piping over asphalt paving; however, the bid documents call for 6 inches of base course over the asphalt paving. To insure proper coverage of paving material to protect the pipes, the manufacturer recommends placing  concrete over the retention system instead of asphalt paving since the gravel covering the retention system is less than 12 inches.

This change order includes the pricing for adding 4,220 square feet of six inch reinforced concrete in the parking lot area, form work, labor, and additional base course material, as well as a credit for the original asphalt paving which has now been deleted.

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

Financial Impact:

$30,299.95 from Measure SA (Fund 21).

Recommended Motion:
Approve Change Order Request No. 3 for the Sierra Vista Junior High School Classroom Addition Project (Bid Package No. SV1801A-02, K.A.R. Construction, Inc.).
Attachments:
CO 3 KAR
IX.G. Board Member Compensation Increase

Speaker:
Vicki Engbrecht, Superintendent
Quick Summary / Abstract:
Board to consider an increase in monthly compensation.
Rationale:
Education Code Section 35120(a)(4) states that for school districts in which the average daily attendance for the prior school year was 25,000 or less, the board member compensation may be in the amount not to exceed $400 per month. Education Code Section 35120(e) states that a board may increase the compensation of individual board members on an annual basis beyond the limits specified above. The increase may be in an amount not to exceed five percent (5) of the present monthly rate of compensation with any increase effective on approval by a board. Board member compensation increases were approved in 2006, 2011, and 2014. William S. Hart Union High School District Governing Board members are currently compensated at $463.05 per month. A five percent increase at this time totals an additional $1389 annually from the General Fund for a monthly compensation of $486.20 per Board member.
Financial Impact:
Additional $115.75 per month from the General Fund.
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. 18/19-15

Speaker:
Michael Vierra, Assistant Superintendent, Human Resources
Quick Summary / Abstract:
Personnel Report No. 18/19-15 regarding certificated, non-certificated, classified and non-classified employees.
Recommended Motion:
Approve Personnel Report No. 18/19-15.
Attachments:
18/19 – 15 Personnel Report
X.C. Consent Calendar-Curriculum/Instruction
X.C.1. Final Adoption of Textbook/Instructional Materials, 2019/20

Speaker:
David N. LeBarron, Director of Curriculum and Assessment
Quick Summary / Abstract:
A textbook has been recommended for final adoption for the 2019/20 school year.
Rationale:
America Through the Lens: 1877 to the Present (California Edition) – Publisher: Cengage – Author: multiple – Course Area: – U.S. History – Grade: 11 – After reviewing five different publisher’s materials, the high school U.S. History Materials Selection Committee recommends Cengage’s America Through the Lens: 1877 to the Present (California Edition) to be adopted for the upcoming school year.  This United States history program aligns with the History-Social Content Standards and the History-Social Science Framework for California Public Schools.  Infused throughout the Student Edition and accompanying materials are the ideals of intellectual rigor, accuracy, and respect for American values.  By presenting U.S. history as a “story well told,” America Through the Lens: 1877 to the Present (California Edition) draws students into the fascinating and complex narrative of the United States.  Components of this program for the student include a print and digital Student Edition, a print and digital History Notebook, and a print and digital workbook titled California Knowledge, Concepts, and Skills.  In addition, the complete course is offered on MindTap, National Geographic Learning/Cengage’s online learning portal.  MindTap is a personalized learning experience with relevant assignments that guide students to analyze, apply, and improve thinking.  MindTap includes not only a digital version of the Student Edition with modified text (where students can click a button to read the texts two levels below grade level); it includes complete audio, video, defined vocabulary works, images, skills sheets, handbooks, maps, and additional special features.  Components for the teacher include the print and digital Teacher Edition, and the print California Knowledge, Concepts, and Skills Answer Key, the CA Assessment Handbook, the CA ELA/ELD Connection guide, and the print and digital CA Lesson Plans.  Teacher components are also offered on MindTap, the personalized learning experience.  Teachers have access to Assessment (online assessment, printable PDFs, writable PDFs, and ExamView); the ability to assign tests and homework, and a gradebook.
Financial Impact:
Funding from State Instructional Materials Funds.
Recommended Motion:
Approve textbook, as referenced above, for use beginning in the 2019/20 year.
X.C.2. Authorization to Attend an Out-of-State Events – Saugus High School

Speaker:
Mike Kuhlman, Deputy Superintendent
Quick Summary / Abstract:
Teachers from Saugus High School are requesting authorization to attend out of state conferences.
Rationale:
Jodi Guerrero, an Advanced Placement (AP) English teacher at Saugus High School, is requesting authorization to participate in the Annual AP English Literature Week 1 in Salt Lake City, UT, June 2-10, 2019.

Marc Stephenson, a chemistry teacher at Saugus High School, is requesting authorization to participate in the ChemEd 2019 biennial conference for chemistry educators in Naperville, IL, July 21-25, 2019.

Financial Impact:
All travel, lodging, and food costs for Jodi Guerrero to attend the Annual AP English Literature Week 1 in Salt Lake City, UT, from June 2-10, 2019, will be covered by The College Board, and the cost of her substitute will be paid from Saugus High School’s school formula account.

All expenses for Marc Stephenson to participate in the ChemEd 2019 biennial conference for chemistry educators in Naperville, IL, July 21-25, 2019, will be covered by the Hart District Teachers Association.

Recommended Motion:
Authorize Jodi Guerrero to attend the Annual AP English Literature Week 1 in Salt Lake City, UT, from June 2-10, 2019.

Authorize Marc Stephenson to participate in the ChemEd 2019 biennial conference for chemistry educators in Naperville, IL, July 21-25, 2019.

X.C.3. Ratification of Attendance at an Out-of-State Event – Valencia High School

Quick Summary / Abstract:
Ratification of attendance at an out-of-state event is being requested by five Valencia High School teachers.
Rationale:
Christopher Bricker, Tamara Desso, Jonathan Gedalia, Marc Kraidman, and Joe Monteleone, teachers in the Medical Science Academy at Valencia High School, were very recently invited to attend a Fort Sam Houston tour in San Antonio, Texas, April 15-18, 2019.
Financial Impact:
All travel, lodging, and meal expenses for Christopher Bricker, Tamara Desso, Jonathan Gedalia, Marc Kraidman, and Joe Monteleone to attend a Fort Sam Houston tour in San Antonio, Texas, April 15-18, 2019, were covered by the Army, and the substitute costs were covered by Valencia High School’s school formula account.
Recommended Motion:
Ratify Christopher Bricker, Tamara Desso, Jonathan Gedalia, Marc Kraidman, and Joe Monteleone’s attendance at the  Fort Sam Houston tour in San Antonio, Texas, April 15-18, 2019.
X.C.4. Requests for Overnight/Out-of-State Trips – Saugus High and Valencia High Schools

Speaker:
Vicki Engbrecht, Superintendent
Quick Summary / Abstract:
Approve overnight/out-of-state student trip requests from Saugus High School (Girls and Boys Cross Country) and Valencia High School (Choir).
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 Saugus High School Principal Vince Ferry and Valencia High School Principal Steve Ford are attached.
Recommended Motion:
Approve trips:  SHS Girls Cross Country, Big Bear, 7/22-25/19; SHS Boys Cross Country, Big Bear, 7/25-28/19; VHS Choir, Monterey, 9/27-30/19.
Attachments:
Trip Approvals for 5-1-19 Board Meeting 
X.C.5. Request for Overnight/Out-of-State Trip (Ratification) – Canyon High School

Speaker:
Vicki Engbrecht, Superintendent
Quick Summary / Abstract:
Approve ratification of overnight/out-of-state student trip request from Canyon High School (Associated Student Body(ASB)).
Rationale:
The submitted trip request has been reviewed and meets all requirements established by Board Policy and Administrative Regulation 3541.1.  The trip request signed by Canyon High School Principal Shellie Holcombe is attached.
Recommended Motion:
Approve trip:  CHS ASB, Santa Clara, 4/6-8/19.
Attachments:
Ratification of Trip Request for 5-1-19 Board
X.C.6. Leadership Professional Development Service Agreement with Brigitte Marshall Consulting

Speaker:
Jan Daisher, Director of Special Programs and Staff Development
Quick Summary / Abstract:
Brigitte Marshall Consulting has been contracted to provide on-site staff development training for up to 100 administrators and District leaders on June 12, 2019.
Rationale:
In a two-part training, administrators and District leaders will interact together in experiential activities designed to address restorative communication and practicing gratitude.  In the first session, “Effective Communication Strategies that Prioritize Relationships,” participants will practice effective, restorative communication skills, focus on intentional listening and purposeful speaking, and demonstrate empathy.  In the second session, “Practicing Gratitude,” participants will engage in a variety of activities together, build stronger relationships, actively practice showing gratitude to other professionals, and create grounding goals for the future.
Financial Impact:
$5,350.00 for the 2-session workshop plus travel expenses to be paid from the Title II budget.
Recommended Motion:
Approve the Brigitte Marshall Consulting service agreement for staff development for 100 administrators and District leaders on June 12, 2019.
Attachments:
Brigitte Marshall Consulting Agreement
X.C.7. Los Angeles County Office of Education Contract for Professional Development

Speaker:
Jan Daisher, Director of Special Programs and Professional Development
Quick Summary / Abstract:
Leslie Zoroya, Los Angeles County Office of Education Reading / Language Arts Coordinator, will create and deliver customized professional development for teachers and administrators.  The contract includes three days of professional development on June 14, and August 6-7, 2019.
Rationale:
On June 14, 2019, teachers and administrators will view the documentary, “Teach Us All”, engage in discussion as each segment unfolds, and examine the issues of equity within the District and school settings.  Participants will identify next steps for addressing inequities in their own school, and determine how they can take action.

On August 6-7, 2019, Leslie will train teachers and administrators on “Intentional Teaching for English Learners in the Integrated Classroom.”  Participants will examine four key instructional practices that propel the achievement of both content and language development for English learners, and design a year-long plan for implementation and support of teachers.

Bringing a representative from the Los Angeles County Office of Education to the District increases participation and reduces travel time and overall costs typically incurred by taking a team of educators to LACOE for this same training.

Financial Impact:
Three days of professional development and materials for teachers and administrators at a cost of $3,350.00. This is to be paid out of Title 3 funds.
Recommended Motion:
Approve the contract with the Los Angeles County Office of Education to provide three days of professional development on June 14 and August 6-7, 2019.
Attachments:
Intentional Teaching for English Learners _ Leslie Zoroya
LACOE contract
Teach Us All _ Leslie Zoroya
X.C.8. Staff Development for Educators Service Agreement (LeAnn Nickelsen)

Speaker:
Jan Daisher, Director of Special Programs and Professional Development
Quick Summary / Abstract:
Staff Development for Educators (SDE) has been contracted to provide on-site staff development training with LeAnn Nickelsen for 100 teachers for two days on June 10-11, 2019.
Rationale:
LeAnn Nickelsen is a nationally recognized, award-winning educator, author, trainer, and coach who delivers a variety of professional development topics based on adolescent brain research, and evidence-based instructional strategies.  She presents a wealth of information in an active, fun format, using specific practical examples for educators.  LeAnn will provide two full days of training for teachers on “Reaching and Teaching Poverty-Stricken Children with the Most Powerful Strategies”, and “Double the Speed of Learning: 4 Steps to Make Learning Stick” based on LeAnn’s new book: “Teaching with the Instructional Cha-Chas.”
Financial Impact:
$11,800.00 for two days of professional development and materials, including the speaker’s honorarium and all related travel expenses, for up to 100 participants from all school sites to be paid from the Title II budget.
Recommended Motion:
Approve the Staff Development for Educators service agreement for staff development for 100 teachers on June 10-11, 2019 provided by LeAnn Nickelsen.
Attachments:
SDE Professional Development Agreement
X.C.9. Staff Development for Educators Service Agreement (Rick Wormeli)

Speaker:
Jan Daisher, Director of Special Programs and Staff Development
Quick Summary / Abstract:
Staff Development for Educators (SDE) has been contracted to provide on-site staff development training with Rick Wormeli for 100 teachers for two days on January 9-10, 2020.
Rationale:
Rick Wormeli, one of the first National Board Certified teachers in the United States, is an American educator, national educational consultant, and best-selling author.  He is a leading expert on differentiated instruction nationwide, and has presented workshops for school districts in all 50 states, as well as 9 countries worldwide, and the White House.  He won the 1996 Disney’s American Teacher Award for Outstanding English Teacher of the Nation as well as several other impressive awards over his 39 years of teaching.  He brings innovation, energy, validity, and high standards to his presentations, instructional practices, and coaching of teachers and principals.  Rick’s two-day training will focus on differentiated instruction to increase learning for all students in integrated and inclusive classes through 12 hours of intensive foundational professional learning.  All attendees will receive a copy of Rick’s latest book, “Fair Isn’t Always Equal (2nd Edition).”
Financial Impact:
$13,870.00 for the 2-day workshop, including the speaker’s honorarium and all related travel expenses plus $3,000 for the purchase of 100 books for attendees, is to be paid from the Title II budget.
Recommended Motion:
Approve the Staff Development for Educators service agreement for staff development for 100 teachers on January 9-10, 2020, provided by Rick Wormeli.
Attachments:
SDE Professional Development Agreement
X.C.10. Flippen Group Professional Development Confirmation Agreement, August 9, 2019 (Canyon High School)

Speaker:
Jan Daisher, Director of Special Programs and Professional Development
Quick Summary / Abstract:
The Flippen Group is being contracted to provide Capturing Kids’ Hearts Recharge training at Canyon High School on August 9, 2019.
Rationale:
Capturing Kids’ Hearts, developed by the Flippen Group, is implemented at numerous schools throughout the District and focuses on building positive school climate and school culture.  Canyon High School would like to continue implementation of the program throughout their campus.
Financial Impact:
Training cost is $5,500.00 to be paid from the 2019-20 Title 1 allocation for Canyon High School.
Recommended Motion:
Approve the Professional Development Confirmation Agreement with the Flippen Group at Canyon High School.
Attachments:
Flippen Professional Development Confirmation Agreement
X.C.11. Flippen Group Professional Development Confirmation Agreement, August 9, 2019 (Golden Valley High School)

Speaker:
Jan Daisher, Director of Special Programs and Professional Development
Quick Summary / Abstract:
The Flippen Group is being contracted to provide Capturing Kids’ Hearts Recharge training at Golden Valley High School on August 9, 2019.
Rationale:
Capturing Kids’ Hearts, developed by the Flippen Group, is implemented at numerous schools throughout the District and focuses on building positive school climate and school culture. Golden Valley High School would like to continue implementation of the program throughout their campus.
Financial Impact:
Training cost is $5,500.00 to be paid from the 2019-20 Title 1 allocation for Golden Valley High School.
Recommended Motion:
Approve the Professional Development Confirmation Agreement with the Flippen Group at Golden Valley High School.
Attachments:
Flippen Professional Development Confirmation Agreement
X.C.12. 806 Technologies Service Agreement

Speaker:
Jan Daisher, Director of Special Programs
Quick Summary / Abstract:
806 Technologies has been contracted to provide compliance monitoring services for managing and tracking all District Title I documents.
Rationale:
Through this online program, called “Title I Crate”, all eight District schools receiving Title I funds will be able to upload, store, and manage their federally required documentation in one central web-based source providing immediate, efficient access for all responsible authorized users.
Financial Impact:
$1,800 for the remainder of the 2018/19 school year, plus $6,000 for the 2019/20 school year.  Total cost is $7,800 to be paid from the District Title I budget.
Recommended Motion:
Approve the 806 Technologies service agreement for use of the “Title I Crate” program through June 2020.
Attachments:
Title I Crate Service Agreement 2018/19
Title I Crate Service Agreement 2019/20
X.C.13. Revisions to Single Plan for Student Achievement: 2018/19

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 2017 to develop objectives for their action plan.

Analysis of the plan reveals necessary updates and revisions. The 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 2018.  Annual evaluations conducted at that time meet the requirements of Board Policy 6190.

Attached are the revisions for the school plan of Bowman High School for the 2018/19 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 plan guiding how the funds will be spent on the school site.
Recommended Motion:
Approve 2018/19 revisions to the Single Plan for School Achievement for Bowman High School.
Attachments:
Bowman 2018/19 SPSA Addendum 4/18/2019
X.C.14. Agreement Between the William S. Hart Union High School District and the Castaic Union School District for the Provision of Counseling Services

Speaker:
Dr. Nicholas Betty, Director of Educationally Related Intensive Counseling Services Program (ERICS)
Quick Summary / Abstract:
The William S. Hart and Castaic school districts cooperatively developed an agreement for the 2019/20 school year outlining the provision of counseling services to Castaic students, as provided by the Hart District.
Recommended Motion:
Approve the Agreement between the William S. Hart Union High School District and the Castaic Union School District, for the provision of Counseling Services.
Attachments:
Castaic Union School District MOU
X.D. Consent Calendar-Business Services
X.D.1. The Robert Arthur Rockhold Trust Scholarship Awards – 2019

Speaker:
Ralph Peschek, Chief Financial Officer
Quick Summary / Abstract:
The Robert Arthur Rockhold Trust scholarship award recipients for the Bowman High School class of 2019 is submitted to the Board for formal authorization.
Rationale:
A check in the amount of $2,500 was accepted from the Robert Arthur Rockhold Trust at the April 17, 2019, Board meeting to be used for scholarship purposes at Bowman High School.  The following recipients will be awarded $625 each:

-Ismael Ramirez Valdez

-Nevin Tilch

-Rebeca Altamirano

-Rosalie Lopez

Recommended Motion:
Authorize the award of four scholarships from the Robert Arthur Rockhold Trust to Bowman High School Class of 2019 graduating seniors.
X.D.2. Grant Award for Each Mind Matters School Event-in-a-Box

Speaker:
Ralph Peschek, Chief Financial Officer
Quick Summary / Abstract:
Accept grant award from The Social Changery for $250 for Sequoia School Each Mind Matters Event-in-a-Box on May 9, 2019.
Rationale:
The grant funds will be used to host a mental health movie event on the Sequoia School campus during the month of May which is Mental Health Awareness Month. All students will be invited to view a feature-length film and a brief Public Service Announcement (PSA) with a supportive mental health focus, followed by a guided group discussion about the films and mental health.
Recommended Motion:
Approve grant award from The Social Changery for Sequoia School Each Mind Matters Event-in-a-Box.
X.D.3. Board Member Travel Authorization

Speaker:
Vicki Engbrecht, Superintendent
Quick Summary / Abstract:
Education Code 35044 authorizes a school district to provide payment of the traveling expenses of a representative of the board when performing services directed by the board. Board members Moore and Sturgeon are requesting travel authorization.
Rationale:
Dr. Moore and Mr. Sturgeon are requesting authorization to travel to Sacramento May 17-19, 2019, to participate in the California School Boards Association Delegate Assembly.
Financial Impact:
Reimbursement for actual expenses from the General Fund (01.0).
Recommended Motion:
Authorize Dr. Moore’s and Mr. Sturgeon’s travel to Sacramento May 17-19, 2019.
X.E. Consent Calendar-Operations
X.E.1. Religious Organizations as Civic Center Users, Fiscal Year 2019/20

Speaker:
Collyn Nielsen, Chief Administrative Officer
Quick Summary / Abstract:
Annual approval of religious organizations for civic center use for the Fiscal Year 2019/20.
Rationale:
As stated in Board Policy 1300, churches and groups using school facilities for religious services and activities are subject to direct cost charges and require Governing Board approval.

Staff recommends approving the following religious organizations for weekly use during the Fiscal Year 2019/20:

Heart of the Canyons Church – La Mesa Junior High School

Hope Christian Church – Rio Norte Junior High School

Los Angeles International Church of Christ – Rancho Pico Junior High School

Restoration Church of Valencia – West Ranch High School

Ekklesia Christian Community Church – Placerita Junior High School

Higher Vision Church – Canyon High School

Financial Impact:
Civic Center revenue depending upon frequency of use of school facilities.
Recommended Motion:
Approve religious organizations as direct cost users of District facilities for the Fiscal Year 2019/20.
X.E.2. Notice of Completion, Bid Package No. SA16-03-13 – Saugus High School Auditorium Project (Pierre Landscape, Inc.) 

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

Accept Notice of Completion for Bid Package No. SA16-03-13 for the Saugus High School Auditorium Project (Pierre Landscape, Inc.).

Rationale:

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

Pierre Landscape, Inc.

Bid Package No. SA16-03-13

Recommended Motion:
Accept Notice of Completion for Bid Package No. SA16-03-13 for the Saugus High School Auditorium Project and authorize retention release to Pierre Landscape, Inc.
Attachments:
NOC SA16-03-13 Pierre
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.

Published: April 26, 2019, 2:42 PM

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