February 12, 2002

Board Action Summary

February 12, 2002 Meeting of the Board of Education

John de Beck, Ed Lopez, Ron Ottinger, Sue Braun and Frances O'Neill Zimmerman present.

The Board of Education made the following appointments 5-0, with the effective dates to be determined:

DOWNEY, David; from Acting Principal, to Principal Central Elementary, Institute for Learning.

MOSHER, Steven; from Resource Teacher, Biliteracy and English Learner Support Department, to Vice Principal, Doyle Elementary, Institute for Learning.

The Board of Education made the following appointments 4-1, de Beck voting no, with the effective date to be determined:

HINZMAN, Laurie; from Vice Principal, Lindbergh/Schweitzer Elementary to Acting Principal, Lindbergh/Schweitzer Elementary, Institute for Learning.

GALLAGHER, Virginia; from Literacy Administrator, Clairemont High School to Literacy Administrator, Gompers Secondary School, Institute for Learning.

Major agenda items included:

The board recognized and honored 37 district teachers who achieved National Board certification in November 2001.

The board voted 5-0 to approve the Student Enrollment Forecast for September 27, 2002. (E.4.a)

The board voted 3-2, de Beck and Zimmerman voting no, to approve an agreement effective February 13, 2002 through August 31, 2006, between the San Diego Unified School District and the Foundation for the Improvement of Mathematics and Science (FIMSE) for administration of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation grant to the District by FIMSE. (E.4.e)

The board voted 3-2, de Beck and Zimmerman voting no, to approve an agreement effective February 13, 2002 through June 30, 2003, between the San Diego Unified School District and the Foundation for the Improvement of Mathematics and Science (FIMSE) for administration of the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation grant to the District by FIMSE. (E.4.f)

The board voted 3-2, de Beck and Zimmerman voting no, to approve an agreement effective February 13, 2002 through June 30, 2006, between the San Diego Unified School District and the Foundation for the Improvement of Mathematics and Science (FIMSE) for administration of the Atlantic Philanthropies grant to the District by FIMSE. (E.4.g)

The board voted 3-2, de Beck and Zimmerman voting no, to approve an agreement effective February 13, 2002 through June 30, 2003, between the San Diego Unified School District and the Foundation for the Improvement of Mathematics and Science (FIMSE) to provide the District with full-time services of Judy James to monitor expenditure of funds and to coordinate support relating to grant funding. (E.4.h)

The board voted 3-2, de Beck and Zimmerman voting no, to approve an agreement, effective February 13, 2002 through February 28, 2002, between the San Diego Unified School District and A.U.S.S.I.E. INC. to provide consultant services for site staff development for schools choosing to buy services. (E.4.i)

The board voted 4-1, de Beck voting no, to approve and agreement, effective February 13, 2002 through June 30, 2002, between the San Diego Unified School District and Donna Santman to provide literacy workshops. (E.4.k)

The board voted 5-0 to approve the Smaller Learning Communities (SLC) Implementation grant application, assurances and resolution submitted under provisions of the U.S. Department of Education, Title X, Part A, Section 10105 of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 as amended by Improving America's Schools Act of 1994, for fiscal years 2002-2005. (E.4.l)

The board voted 4-0, Zimmerman abstaining due to a conflict of interest, to approve the First Amendment to Agreement C-6051 with Jacobs Facilities, Inc. for construction management services to provide site assessments. (Proposition MM Fund 2Z) (E.6.b)

The board voted 5-0 to approve a request to Change Vote of November 27, 2001, item E.3.a, Appointment/Reassignment of Personnel, Appointment of Executive Director, Communications and Community Relations. (Zimmerman) (G.3)