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Agenda for September 22 BOE Meeting

School District Formal Agenda - PDF Version including Consent Items

1.) Student Board Member Installation

Background: Student board members were installed at this meeting.

  • Koki Inlow - Alameda High School
  • Acen Dautin - Alameda Science and Technology Institute
  • William Mooney - Encinal High School
  • Miguel Gamalinda  - Island High School

Fiscal Implications: None

2.) Highlighting Alameda Schools: Adult School

Background: The new principal, Thomas Orput will  presented Welcome to the New Dawn to highlight Adult School programs.

Fiscal Implications: None.

3.) Alameda Youth Commission

Background:  In 2007 the Mayor and City Council adopted an ordinance to create the Youth Advisory Commission. Members from the Commission presented an overview of their activities to date.

Fiscal Implications: None

4.) Proclamation: Walk & Roll to School Day

Background: Walk and Roll to School Day is a longstanding tradition in Alameda, marking its 9th anniversary this year. The Board of Education joined with Pedestrian Friendly Alameda to encourage everyone to participate.

Fiscal Implications: None

5.) Approval of Board Policy 0420(a) Charter Schools

Background:  Updating Board policy 0420.4(a) will clarify procedural expectations related to charter petitions.  The proposed  language will make explicit that a charter is a contract requiring mutual accountability focused on student achievement and affirms AUSD staff will evaluate carefully the merits of charter petitions based on all applicable legal requirements and assure that AUSD monitors charter schools sufficiently.

This item was tabled to the Ocotber 13 board meeting.

Fiscal Implications: None

6.) PUBLIC HEARING: Approval of Resolution 09-0057 Certification of Requirement of Education Code Section 60119 for Pupil Textbook and Instructional Materials Incentive Program for K-12 for Fiscal Year 2009/

Background: This item will be presented at October 13 meeting.

Fiscal Implications: None

7.) Summer School Report

Background:  Postponed until October 13 BOE meeting.

Fiscal Implications: None

8.) Chipman Program Improvement Status Report

Background:  Staff presented an overview of the implications of Chipman Middle School entering the fourth year of Program Improvement. Staff will provide more specific information about the specific actions taking place at Chipman in October.

Fiscal Implications: None

9.) State of the District

Background:  Staff presented the API scores for each of the schools as well as State of the District.

Fiscal Implications: None

10.) Approval of Resolution No. 09-0058 Intent to Dismiss Classified Employees, California School Employees Association (CSEA- Chapter No. 27, Paraprofessional Unit)

Background: Services are not needed for FARSI bilingual services of .375 FTE paraprofessional and 2 SPED paraprofessionals of .1875 FTE .

Fiscal Implications: None