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Board Actions (revised)
for May 27, 2008

Luis Acle, John de Beck, Shelia Jackson, Mitz Lee and Katherine Nakamura present.

View the associated board reports.

The board made the following appointments/reassignments, with effective dates to be determined:

LIBERTO, Thomas, from Principal, Jerebek Elementary School, to Principal, Monroe Clark Middle School.

MARTEN, Cynthia, from Vice Principal, Central Elementary School, to Principal, Central Elementary School.

Major agenda items:

The Board voted 5-0 to approve:

  • Set a schedule of public meetings for July-December 2008
  • Adopt a Contract Waiver Request from Monroe Clark Middle School
  • Adopt a Contract Waiver Request from Rosa Parks Elementary School
  • Adopt the District's Initial Proposal and Response to SDEA to Bargain a Successor Agreement for 2008-2009 and Beyond
  • Proposed restructuring plan with amendments for Mann Middle Schools (5-0). Plans for ALBA (Alternative Learning for Behavior and Attitude), Correia Middle, Emerson Bandini Elementary, Garfield High, Logan Elementary, Montgomery Middle, Madison High and Twain were withdrawn.
  • Attendance Boundary Adjustment for Memorial Preparatory for Scholars and Athletes
  • The Charter Petition for Innovations Academy
  • Conservation of the District's Art Collection: Update and Plan
  • Agreement with Deberie L. Gomez-Grobe to provide services as a professional consultant from May 1, 2008 through June 6, 2008

The Board voted 4-1, with Acle in opposition, to approve:

  • Superintendentís Recommendation on Partial Restoration of Personnel Reductions/Eliminations. A total of 428.67 full-time equivalent (FTE) positions were restored for the 2008-09 school year. The positions are as follows:Permanent Teachers, Elementary: 308.3. Permanent Teachers, Middle/High/Alternative Education: art, 1.0; music, 2.2; physical education, 12.0, social science, 6.17; Spanish, 6.5. Probationary Nurses, 28.0. Instructional Media Center staff, 6.5. Custodial, 10.0. Landscapers, 4.0. Vice Principals, 44.0. Staff which will have layoff notices rescinded or will be offered contracts for the 2008-09 school year will be notified invidually by the Human Resources Department as soon as possible. For assistance, call Debi Giolzetti at (619) 725-7132. See Board Item E.04

The Board voted 3-2, with Acle and Jackson in opposition, to approve:

  • New District Promotion/Retention Policy and Plan

The Board voted 3-0, with Jackson and Nakamura recused, to approve:

  • Authorize payment to Douglas E. Barnhart, Inc. on Lincoln High School, Increment 2, Contract C-7193

Recognition and Presentations:

Presentation of colors: Morse High School Junior ROTC.