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Regular Board Meeting
Calexico USD
October 24, 2019 5:00PM
District Administrative Board Room 901 Andrade Ave. Calexico, CA 92231

A. OPENING ITEMS
A.1. Call to Order
A.2. Pledge of Allegiance
B. PUBLIC COMMENTS (CLOSED SESSION ITEMS ONLY)
C. ANNOUNCEMENT OF CONVENING INTO CLOSED SESSION
D. CLOSED SESSION
D.1. Public Employee Appointments & Employments (Government Code Section 54957) All positions included in Certificated & Classified Employment Reports
D.2. Public Employee(s)/Discipline(s)/Dismissal(s)/Release(s)Non-reelection(s)/Non-renewal(s)/Resignation(s)/Reassignment(s)/Transfer(s)/Employments/Leaves of Absence (Government Code Section 54957)
D.3. Negotiations: Conference w/District Labor Negotiators (Government Code Section 54957.6)
Negotiator: Carlos R. Gonzales, Superintendent: ACT/CSEA/Unrepresented/Management/Classified Supervisors

D.4. Conference with legal counsel - Existing litigation
(Government Code section 54956.9, subdivision (d)(1): ACT Arbitration

D.5. Conference with Legal Counsel- Anticipated Litigation
Significant Exposure to Litigation Pursuant to Subdivision (d)(2) of Government Code Section 54956.9
Number of potential cases: one

D.6. Public Employee Performance Evaluation: Superintendent
E. RECONVENE TO OPEN SESSION-Approximate time: 6pm
F. ANNOUNCEMENT OF ACTION(S) TAKEN IN CLOSED SESSION
G. PUBLIC HEARING
G.1. Public Hearing for the School Fee Justification Report.
Speaker:
Cesar L. Vega, Asst. Supt. of Business Services
Rationale:
This item is for the Board of Trustees (Board) to hold a public hearing, receive comments and oral and written presentations concerning the proposed School Fee Justification Report, in accordance with Government Code section 66018. Government Code section 66016(a), prior to the District levying a new fee or approving an increase in an existing fee, the Board must hold at least one open and public meeting at which oral or written presentations can be made during a regularly scheduled meeting.
 
Attachments:
School Facility Fee Justification Report
G.2. Public Hearing for the School Facility Needs Analysis.
Speaker:
Cesar L. Vega, Asst. Supt. of Business Services
Rationale:
This item is for the Board of Trustees to hold a public hearing concerning the proposed School Facility Needs Analysis, in accordance with Government Code section 65995.6(c).
 
Attachments:
SFNA & Justification Study
H. COMMENTS FROM PUBLIC-The Board will take any and all comments from the public related to an item on the agenda or any other item of District business that is not on the agenda.
I. PRESENTATIONS
I.1. Highest Attendance for Month 1:
Mains Elementary School-98.23%

Speaker:
Carlos R. Gonzales, Superintendent
I.2. Student Representatives:
AU: Ari Wong
CO: Abigail Zepeda
CO-9th: Kristen Noriega
EC: Jose Jimenez
WM: Nestor Durazo

I.3. Students of the Month Recognitions:
AU: Sonia Villegas & Gerardo Armendariz
CO: Jocelyn Beltran & Juan Baltazar
CO-9th: Brittanya Ortega Sepulveda & Jonas Hernandez
EC: Savannha N. Arballo & Cesar V. Sanchez-Galvan
WM: Adamari Vega & Isaac Serrano

I.4. Staff Presentations:
Jefferson Elementary Staff:
Gerardo Izaguirre & Andrea Vasquez

I.5. Calexico Educational Foundation Teacher Mini Grant Presentations
Speaker:
Hortencia Armendariz
I.6. LCAP CUSD Local Indicators & LCAP Update
Speaker:
Elisa Ramirez, Asst. Superintendent
Attachments:
LCAP UPdate
Local Indicators 2019-20
J. CONSENT AGENDA - all items appearing will be acted upon by one motion, without discussion, unless any item is pulled for separate consideration and action.
J.1. Approval of the Minutes of the Regular Board Meeting of September 19, 2019.
Speaker:
Carlos R. Gonzales, Superintendent
Attachments:
September 19, 2019
J.2. Acceptance of a Donation of $500 from WAL-MART for Mrs. Susan Ramos' Classroom at Jefferson Elementary School to buy Classroom Educational Supplies.
Speaker:
Cesar Vega, Asst. Supt. of Business Services
Rationale:
$500 donation from Calexico WAL-MART was submitted to Jefferson Elementary School for Mrs. Susan Ramos' classroom to buy classroom education supplies.
 
Attachments:
Donation Form - $500 from Walmart to JN - Ramos
J.3. Acceptance of a Donation of $1,000 from the Calexico Education Foundation for Ms. Espino's Spanish Class Dia De Los Muertos Activities.
Speaker:
Cesar Vega, Asst. Supt. of Business Services
Rationale:
$1,000 donation from Calexico Educational Foundation was awarded to Ms. Espino's Spanish Class, at Calexico High School, for their "Altar de Muertos" in November 2018. Award money is designated to be used this year for their "Dia De Los Muertos" class activities.
 
Attachments:
Donation Form - $1000 from CLX Ed.Foundation
J.4. Acceptance of a Donation of 120 Backpacks by the Juan Galvan Family of Calexico for CUSD Students with Special Needs, Foster Care & Homeless Students.
Speaker:
Cesar Vega, Asst. Supt. of Business Services
Rationale:
120 backpacks with school supplies donated by the Juan Galvan Family of Calexico to be given to students with special needs, students in foster care and students who are homeless.
 
Attachments:
Donation Form - 120 Backpacks by Galvan Family
J.5. Acceptance of a Donation of 100 Backpacks by Calexico Biomat/Grifois for CUSD Students as Needed.
Speaker:
Cesar Vega, Asst. Supt. of Business Services
Rationale:
100 backpacks with school supplies donated by Calexico Biomat/Grifois for Calexico Unified School District Students with greatest needs.
 
Attachments:
Donation Form - 100 Backpacks by CLX Biomat
J.6. Acceptance of a Donation of 34 Textbooks by TCI (Teacher Curriculum) for William Moreno Jr. High School Students.
Speaker:
Cesar Vega, Asst. Supt. of Business Services
Rationale:
34 textbooks donated by TCI (Curriculum for Teachers & Textbook Publishing Company) intended for students attending William Moreno Jr. High School.
 
Attachments:
Donation Form - Textbooks from TCI for WM
J.7. Acceptance of a Donation of 22 backpacks by Calexico Rotary Club for CHS Students Receiving McKinney Vento Services.
Speaker:
Cesar Vega, Asst. Supt. of Business Services
Rationale:
22 backpacks with school supplies (binders, notebooks, paper, markers,calculator, highlighters, pens, pencils, dividers, glue and erasers) donated by Calexico Rotary Club for Calexico High School Students receiving McKinney Vento services.
 
Attachments:
Donation Form - 22 Backpacks from CLX Rotary Club
J.8. Professional Development: 3 Rockwood Staff Members to Attend the Apple ConnectED Leadership and Learning Academy on November 7-10, 2019 in Phoenix, Arizona.
Speaker:
Jaime Santos, Principal
Rationale:
The Apple ConnectED Leadership and Learning Academy for educators is designed to grow and develop sustainable learning with technology. It gives Rockwood Staff an opportunity to network with other ConnectED schools and is a unique opportunity to learn from each other in person. The objective of the summit is to share experiences in which technology was utilized as an instructional tool to amplify learning experiences for our students. Staff attending the ConnectED summit are: Ivan Alvarado, Antonio Robles, Edgar Ruiz (Alternate), Maria Gomez (Alternate), and Jaime Santos; which consists of 1 administrator, 2 teachers. Apple dictated the classifications that should attend the training.
 
Financial Impact:
Funding source: Site Title I All expenses are covered by Apple, with the exception of travel. Substitutes approximately $520 Per Diem approximately $210 Transportation: District will get reimbursed for mileage on district vehicle.
Attachments:
Apple ConnectED Leadership Conference
ConnectED Leadership Conference Request
J.9. Professional Development: 2 FRC Staff Members to Attend the National Association for the Education of Homeless Children and Youth (NAEHCY) Conference in Washington, D.C. on November 2-5, 2019.
Speaker:
Hortencia Armendariz, FRC & Student Services Coordinator
Rationale:
The NAEHCY Conference provides opportunities to learn about the new laws related to homeless children and education. Teaching of best practices being implemented in schools and communities throughout the country will also be part of the training. Conference to be held in Washington, D.C. from November 2-5, 2019. Approval of this action item is important on being up to date on new laws being implemented for the homeless population.
 
Financial Impact:
Title I funds for the amount of $5672.00 for two certificated staff members (Hortencia Armendariz FRC & Student Services Coordinator and Dr. Jorge Villalobos Homeless Facilitator).
Attachments:
NAEHCY Conference
NAEHCY Schedule
J.10. Travel: Boys Basketball Team to Attend the 2019 Grossmont Winter Basketball Tournament at Grossmont High School December 13-14 & 20-21, 2019.
Speaker:
Gabrille Williams
Rationale:
2 Coaches, 12 Players One of the Top Tournaments in San Diego CIF Section Will improve San Diego CIF rankings by playing top teams Will allow College coaches to see them play.
 
Financial Impact:
Tournament Entry Fee $475 (Athletics) Fiscal Year 2019-20 Hotel - 5 rooms/1 night $650 est. (Athletics) Transportation - 2 District Vans (236 miles round trip x 2 = 472 x .50 = $236 (Athletics) Meals - (Boys Basketball Club thru fundraising)
Attachments:
2019 Grossmont Winter Basketball Tournament
J.11. Travel: Girls Basketball Team to Attend the 2020 New Years Classic at Sweetwater Union High School on January 2-4, 2020.
Speaker:
Gabrielle Williams
Rationale:
2 Coaches, 12 Players One of the Top Tournaments in San Diego CIF Section Will improve San Diego CIF rankings y playing top teams Have placed within the top 3 spots past 3 years Will allow College coaches to see them play.
 
Financial Impact:
Tournament Entry Fee $400 (Athletics)Fiscal Year 2019-20 Hotel 5 rooms/2 nights $1600
Attachments:
5th Annual Sweetwater New Year Classice
J.12. Travel: Girls Basketball Team to Attend the 37th Annual Aztec Holiday Classic Tournament @ Montgomery High School on December 26-29, 2019.
Speaker:
Gabrielle Williams
Rationale:
2 Coaches, 12 Players One of the Top Tournaments in San Diego CIF Section Will improve San Diego CIF rankings by playing top teams Have placed within the top 3 spots past 3 years Will allow College coaches to see them play.
 
Financial Impact:
Tournament Entry Fee $450 (Athletics) Fiscal Year 2019-20 Hotel - 5 rooms/2 nights $1600 est. (Athletics) Transportation - 2 District Vans (236 round trip x2 = 472 x .50 = $236 (Athletics) Meals - (Girls Basketball Club thru Fundraising)
Attachments:
37th Annual Aztec
K. INFORMATION ITEMS
K.1. Superintendent's Report
K.2. Measure V Update
K.3. Association Comments (ACT/CSEA)
K.4. Insurance Committee
Speaker:
Brian J. Thurman Ed.D., Assistant Superintendent
K.5. ROP Committee Update
Speaker:
Lorenzo Calderon, Board Member
K.6. Safety Committee Update
Speaker:
Elisa Ramirez, Asst. Superintendent
K.7. Engagement Letter between Calexico Unified School District & Wilkinson Hadley King & Co. LLP for Auditing Services through year ending June 30, 2019.
Speaker:
Cesar Vega, Asst. Supt. of Business Services
Rationale:
Pursuant to Education Code 41020, each County Superintendent shall provide for an audit of all funds under his/her jurisdiction and control and the governing board of each local educational agency shall either provide for an audit of the books and accounts of the local education agency, including an audit of income and expenditures by source of funds, or make arrangements with the County Superintendent of Schools having jurisdiction over the local educational agency to provide for that auditing. CUSD Board of Trustees approved and accepted Wilkinson, Hadley, King & Co. LLP proposal for auditing services for a three year engagement (2017-2018, 2018-2019 & 2019-2020. Wilkinson, Hadley, King & Co. LLP is required by the State of CA to provide District's they audit with an annual engagement letter. The letter describes the scope of the audit services they are contracted to provide including a timeline for completion of audit up to year end June 30, 2019.
 
Attachments:
CUSD & Wilkinson Hadley King & Co. LLP Engagement Letter
K.8. Board Reports-These are informational reports by board members. No action is taken.
L. DISCUSSION/POSSIBLE ACTION
L.1. Overtime Pay of District Employees.
Speaker:
Ciro Calderon
L.2. Accounts Payable Prelist.
Speaker:
Ciro Calderon
M. ACTION ITEMS - Consideration & action/approval of the following items:
M.1. Appoint and Replace Member to the Measure V Citizens' Oversight Committee.
Speaker:
Cesar Vega, Asst. Supt. of Business Services
Rationale:
Per Education Code 15278(b), the purpose of the Citizens' Oversight Committee shall be to inform the public concerning the expenditures of bond revenue. The Citizens' Oversight Committee shall advise the public as to whether a school district is in compliance with the requirements of paragraph (3) of subdivision (b) of Section 1 of Article XIIA of the California Constitution. In addition, per Education 15282, the Citizens' Oversight Committee shall consist of at least seven members to serve for a term of two years without compensation and for no more than two consecutive terms. No employee or official of the district shall be appointed to the Citizens' Oversight Committee. The current Measure V Citizen's Oversight Committee agreed to keep the membership to 9 and replace former member, Norma A. Aguilar, whose resignation was accepted on August 07, 2019 with Ismael Lopez, whose application was received after CUSD announced it was seeking to fill 2 seats.
 
Attachments:
COC Applicant List Oct. 2019
M.2. Resolution Adopting the School Facilities Needs Analysis and Justification Study and Authorizing the Alternative School Facility Fees.
Speaker:
Cesar Vega, Asst. Supt. of Business Services
Rationale:
Resolution to adopt the proposed School Facility Needs Analysis, dated August 2019, approving the rates for the alternative fees, in compliance with Government Code sections 65995.6 and 65995.7, and as justified by the School Facility Needs Analysis.
 
Attachments:
Resolution Approving/Adopting SFNA & Justification Study
SFNA & Justification Study
M.3. Resolution Approving Increase of Statutory School Impact Fees for School Facilities.
Speaker:
Cesar Vega, Asst. Supt. of Business Services
Rationale:
This item is for the Board of Trustees to adopt the presented Resolution approving the proposed School Fee Justification Report, dated September 2019, to adopt the increased statutory Level 1 fees, as adjusted by the State Allocation Board, in compliance with Education Code section 17620 and Government Code section 65995 and as justified by the Fee Report.
 
Attachments:
Resolution Approving Increase of Fees
SFNA & Justification Study
M.4. Agreement between Calexico Unified School District & the University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources for Farm Smart Outreach Program.
Speaker:
Elisa Ramirez
Rationale:
The FARM SMART Program is an educational outreach program held at the UC Desert Research and Extension Center in Holtville designed to teach students of all ages about natural and renewable natural resources including agricultural.
 
Financial Impact:
Funding Source: Site's General Funds $3.00 per student, K-6
Attachments:
2019-20 FARM SMART AGREEMENT
M.5. Agreement between Calexico Unified School District & Imperial Valley College Educational Talent Search Program for Annual Program Services for Calexico High School.
Speaker:
Elisa Ramirez
Rationale:
Imperial Valley College Talent Search will provide academic monitoring and orientation services to selected Calexico High School students in selected classrooms. Students will be provided guidance with ETS & SAT/ACT assessments, academic records, grade point average, course enrollment, workshops on Advance Placement subjects and Financial Aid,concurrent enrollment, college application assistance, and other college entrance exams. They will also receive information from IVC's Student Support Services and Extended Opportunities Program and Services to continue with similar academic support services after high school graduation. In addition participants will receive educational fieldtrips to various colleges.
 
Attachments:
2019-20 IVC EDUCATIONAL TALENT SEARCH
M.6. Agreement between Calexico Unified School District & Accent Electronics dba Standard Electronics for Intercom System at Aurora High School.
Speaker:
Cesar Vega, Asst. Supt. of Business Services
Rationale:
Agreement/Contract between Calexico Unified School District and Accent Electronics dba Standard Electronics for services at Aurora High School and its completion within 60 consecutive calendar days form date specified in the District's Notice to Proceed for Intercom System (Aurora High School Telecor XL).
 
Financial Impact:
Funding: General Not to exceed $35,067.20
Attachments:
Agreement - CUSD & Standard Electronics/Intercom & Bell System at AU
M.7. Agreement between Calexico Unified School District & the University of California for Transcript Evaluation Services (UC-TES).
Speaker:
Elisa Ramirez
Rationale:
University provides secured technologies and web services for subscribers to manually transfer and UC to accept personal demographic, academic, and other confidential individual record level data necessary to conduct the evaluation by the UC Transcript Evaluation Service (“TES”)1. Through TES, UC evaluates data as a service for participating California public schools and districts to determine student progress toward meeting the eligibility requirements for the California’s public systems of higher education. UC will implement a cloud-based data warehouse and visualization solution with data provided by SUBSCRIBER, that they, their designees and other authorized parties can securely access. UC will provide annual regional training and referrals to implementation support services as requested.
 
Attachments:
2019-20 UC-TES FOR CHS
M.8. Agreement between Calexico Unified School District & Northern Arizona University for Student Placement for 2019-2024 School Years.
Speaker:
Brian J. Thurman Ed.D., Assistant Superintendent
Rationale:
The agreement establishes a relationship between the University and Calexico Unified School District, to allow students from the university to participate in an unpaid or paid educational experience at the Facility's site that may qualify for University academic credit, as determined by the university.
 
Attachments:
2019-24 Northern Arizona University Agreement
M.9. Agreement between Calexico Unified School District & Northern Arizona University for School Psychology Certification Internship Agreement for 2019-2024 School Years.
Speaker:
Brian J. Thurman Ed.D., Assistant Superintendent
Rationale:
This agreement establishes a relationship between the University and Calexico Unified School District, for the purpose of enabling the University's Department of Educational Psychology School Psychology student interns, who are employed by the School District, to perform an internship at the school district that may qualify for academic credit, as determined by the university.
 
Attachments:
2019-24 Internship School Psychologist
M.10. Agreement between Calexico Unified School District & the Department of the Navy for the Establishment of a Navy Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps at Calexico High School.
Speaker:
G. Williams Ballesteros
Attachments:
NJROTC Agreement
M.11. Agreement between Calexico Unified School District & Maria L. Rodriguez, Independent Consultant, to Provide Professional Translation Services between October 24, 2019 to June 30, 2020.
Speaker:
Dennis Price
Rationale:
The district is required to provide all stakeholders with meaningful participation at the Individualized Educational Program (IEP) meetings. If a member of the IEP team doesn’t speak English, the district is required to provide appropriate translation services.
 
Financial Impact:
Service Cost: $30/hour Funding Source: SPED Funds
Attachments:
Independent Consultant Services Agreement (Short Form) - Maria L. Rodriguez
M.12. Agreement between Calexico Unified School District & NoRedInk.Corp to Provide Supplemental Software to Assist Students with Writing & Grammar Skills.
Speaker:
Gabrielle Williams
Rationale:
English teachers have identified a need to enhance student writing and grammar skills across grades 9-12. With the recent adoption of the My Perspectives Curriculum and requirements of standardized testing, supplemental software programs such “Noredink.com” provides teachers with resources to help each student at the appropriate level and at their own pace. Students practice independently or in the classroom so that teachers can differentiate instruction based on results. This program provides students with unlimited practice and grammar exercises that guide students through lessons that provides students with immediate feedback. This program includes over 500 standard aligned grammar and writing topics. Noredin.com will be used in addition to the regular course curriculum to enhance daily learning and support each unit of instruction. Special populations, English Language Learners, and other at risk students will benefit from access to this material as they will be used to provide differentiated instruction based on the progress they make within the program.
 
Financial Impact:
Title 1 funds $10,500
Attachments:
Student Lic
M.13. Agreements between Calexico Unified School District & Classworks for a Software Subscription for Reading and Math Intervention.
Speaker:
Lucio Padilla Jr.
Rationale:
That the Board of Education approve Agreements between the Calexico Unified School District & Classworks for a Software Subscription for Reading and Math Intervention.
 
Attachments:
Classworks BC Math
Classworks ELA
Classworks KG Math
M.14. Agreement between Calexico Unified School District & SchoolCity Inc. for Online Data Management System.
Speaker:
Lucio Padilla Jr.
Rationale:
School City is a Data and Assessment Management System. This online data management system helps make sense of a huge range of data to provide longitudinal tracking and reporting of student assessment and demographic data. It allows teachers and administrators to combine and utilize data from multiple sources and formats, and then compare and refine those data sets to plan for instruction and intervention. In addition, this service provides the ability to create common district formative assessments.
 
Financial Impact:
-$64,537.08 On a 1 Year contract Source: LCAP Goal 2.
Attachments:
SchoolCity - 1year contract
M.15. Agreement between Calexico Unified School District & Imagine Learning for Software Subscription & Professional Development Services for the 2019-20 School Year at Rockwood & Dool Elementary Schools.
Speaker:
Brisa Huerta-Price
Rationale:
Imagine Learning is an online supplemental instructional resource and intervention program for language arts and math that provides language support to English learners. Rockwood Elementary students used it during the 2018-19 school year with great results and therefore would like to continue the service. Dool piloted the program for a few months and would now like to give access to all students.
 
Financial Impact:
Dool Elementary Site Title I: $55,000; Rockwood Elementary Site Title I $55,000
Attachments:
Imagine Learning Agreement
M.16. Agreements between Calexico Unified School District & the Imperial Valley MESA for Mathematics Engineering Science Achievement (MESA) Program for Calexico High School, Enrique Camarena & William Moreno Jr. High Schools for the 2019-20 School Year.
Speaker:
Elisa Ramirez, Asst. Superintendent
Rationale:
Calexico Unified School District annually supports the MESA Program at Calexico High School, & William Moreno Jr. High Schools. The MESA program provides coordination, academic and enrichment components; MESA advisors, necessary instructional materials and supplies the "hands on" math and science projects; hosts a bi-monthly meeting; and transports students on MESA fieldtrips, competitions and other related events.
 
Financial Impact:
Calexico High School (10-12) $6,500 Calexico 9th Campus $8,500 Enrique Camarena Jr. High School $6,500 William Moreno Jr. High $6,500 Total $28,000 LCAP funds Goal 4 Pupil Engagement and School Climate
Attachments:
2019-20 MESA AGREEMENT CHS
2019-20 MESA AGREEMENT EC
2019-20 MESA AGREEMENT WM
2019-20 MESA CHS 9TH
M.17. Addendum Agreement between Calexico Unified School District & Attention2Attendance (A2A) for the Collection of Subgroup Data.
Speaker:
Hortencia Armendariz, FRC & Student Services Coordinator
Rationale:
Requesting A2A to be able to pull attendance data for our subgroups (Migrant & Special Ed students).
 
Financial Impact:
Zero impact
Attachments:
A2A Addendum
M.18. Lease Agreement between Calexico Unified School District & Neighborhood House of Calexico, Inc. for Use of Facilities.
Speaker:
Cesar Vega, Asst. Supt. of Business
Rationale:
This is a two-year lease agreement with each year requiring board approval. Neighborhood House would be leasing one modular building located at the Old Aurora Site.
 
Financial Impact:
Year 1-$600 monthly Year 2-$700 monthly
Attachments:
Agreement with Calexico Neighborhood House
FRC Exhibit
M.19. Memorandum of Understanding between Calexico Unified School District and Imperial County Office of Education for Professional Development on the English Language Learner State Roadmap.
Speaker:
Sylvia A. Yanez
Rationale:
Imperial County Office of Education will provide two days of professional development to the English Learner Masterplan Committee in the EL four Roadmap.
 
Financial Impact:
LCAP Professional Development $4,200 Substitutes $6,440.00 Total $ 10,660.00
Attachments:
MOU between CUSD and ICOE for Professional Development on the four principals of the state EL Roadmap
M.20. Memorandum of Understanding between Imperial County Office of Education Migrant Program Region 6 and Butte County Office of Education to Implement at Calexico Unified School District for the Implementation and Participation of the California Migrant Mini-Corp program.
Speaker:
Alejandra Limon
Rationale:
The California Mini-Corps Program is administered through the Butte County Office of Education and is funded through their categorical resources. California Mini-Corps members provide academic tutoring to Migrant students in the areas of English Language Arts and Math and also conduct home visits to families in need of services such as academic improvement, attendance, and family functioning. The program has no fiscal impact to CUSD and all tutors are undergraduate full time students studying to become teachers. The program coordinator, Ms. Livier Perez is assigned to the tutors by the Butte County Office of Education. She is housed at San Diego State University - Imperial Valley Campus and is in charge of monitoring the tutors. All Imperial County districts use the Memorandum of Understanding between ICOE Migrant Region 6 and Butte County to initiate Mini Corp services. The Calexico Unified School District Migrant Program would also like to use this MOU to begin services for our High School Migrant students.
 
Financial Impact:
There is no fiscal cost to the district. Through this agreement, the district will agree to place Mini Corps tutors with teachers that have Migrant Students enrolled in their classes. Assignments will be determined by the CUSD Migrant Coordinator, Ms. Alejandra Limon and Ms. Livier Perez (Mini-Corp Coordinator). CUSD principal, Ms. Williams will also be included in the placement process. All insurance, Workers Compensation, Payroll, fingerprinting, background checks and placement issues will be processed through the Butte County Office of Education.
Attachments:
MOU- ICOE and Butte County 2019-20
Sample Finger Print/TB Test form used by Butte County
School Administrator Letter - Butte County Mini-Corp
M.21. Memorandum of Understanding between Calexico Unified School District & Clinicas de Salud del Pueblo, Inc. for the WIC Program for Calexico High School & Aurora High School.
Speaker:
Dennis Price
Rationale:
The goal of this agreement is to ensure that pregnant and parenting students are supported in their decision to breastfeed their infant(s) when returning to school. To meet this goal, the school district and WIC Program will coordinate efforts in applying a referral system for pregnant and parenting teens by offering breastfeeding support through the WIC Program along with providing access to a hospital grade electric breast pump to express breast milk while on campus. The referral system between both parties will be implemented for the well being of the student to receive the benefits of the WIC Program and its breastfeeding services. This agreement is a biennial extension effective September 1, 2019 through August 31, 2020 for Calexico High School & Aurora High School sites
 
Financial Impact:
No fees
Attachments:
MOU Clinica de Salud Pueblo, Inc- Calexico High School
MOU Clinica de Salud Pueblo, Inc-Aurora High School
M.22. Memorandum of Understanding between Calexico Unified School District & Imperial County Office of Education for Mathematics Training Provided to Rockwood Elementary Teachers.
Speaker:
Jaime Santos
Rationale:
This is an agreement with Imperial County Office of Education to provide mathematics training for teachers TK-6 and Special Education; to include, materials, guided lesson design, focused mathematical strategies, demonstration lesson and de-briefing, classroom observations, identifying and use of CAASPP resources, routines for math reasoning and number fluency.
 
Financial Impact:
Title I: $10,500.00
Attachments:
Rockwood Elementary and Imperial County Office of Education for Mathematics training.
M.23. Proclaiming Red Ribbon Week on October 23-31, 2019.
Speaker:
Elisa Ramirez, Assistant Superintendent Ed Srvcs
Attachments:
Red Ribbon Proclamation
M.24. Quarterly Report of William's Complaint - October 2019.
Speaker:
Christine Colunga
Rationale:
William's case legislation requires a school district to use its uniform complaint process to help identify and resolve any deficiencies related to instructional materials, teacher vacancy or miss assignment, and emergency or urgent facilities conditions that pose a threat to health and safety. Two Facilities Conditions complaints were received, one has been resolved and one has been unresolved. See attached Williams Report Narrative.
 
Attachments:
Williams Quarterly Report
M.25. Authorization to Seek Proposals for ERate Services for the 2020-2021 School Year.
Speaker:
Eduardo Perez, IT Coordinator
Rationale:
The Schools and Libraries Division (SLD) of the Universal Service Fund was established to provide affordable telecommunications services to the schools and libraries, specially in rural and disadvantaged communities. CUSD has participated in the annual request for funding of these services since the first year in 1998; and has received funding of over 10 million in the last 20 years. Discounts are based on the free and reduced lunch program rate. Our current discount rate can be up to 85% (district wide); if the district receives the maximum discount, the responsibility of the district would be 15% of the total cost.
 
M.26. Variable Term Waiver for Norma L. Loghmani for the 2019-2020 School Year.
Speaker:
Brian J. Thurman, Ed.,D., Assistant Superintendent, Human Resources & Risk Management
Rationale:
The employee listed below is being employed on the basis of a Variable Term Waiver. There are no objections by the District and/or its administrators to employ the following individual; Name: Norma L. Loghmani Title: Clinical Social Worker Site: Family Resource Center Grades: K-12
 
Financial Impact:
Fund: 0134
M.27. Provisional Internship Permits for Veronica Ruelas, Consuelo Camacho, Jesse C. Cardenas, Hector D. Cota, Vicente G. Ortiz for the 2019-2020 School Year.
Speaker:
Brian J. Thurman, Ed.D., Assistant Superintendent, Human Resources & Risk Management
Rationale:
The employee listed below is being employed on the basis of a Provisional Internship Permit. There are no objections by the District and/or its administrators to employ this individual. Applicant information; Applicant Information: 1.Consuelo Camacho; Blanche Charles Elementary; Grades: K-6; Multiple Subject
2.Jesse C. Cardenas; Enrique Camarena Jr. High; Grades: 7-8; Science
3. Hector D. Cota; Calexico High School; Grades: 9-12; Mathematics
4. Vicente G. Ortiz; Cesar Chavez Elementary; Grades: K-6; Multiple Subject
5.Veronica Ruelas; Calexico High School; Grades: 9-12; English/ELD Teacher
 
Financial Impact:
General Fund: 0000
M.28. Second Reading of Revised Board Policy and Administrative Regulation 5131.2 - Bullying.
Speaker:
Elisa Ramirez, Asst. Superintendent
Rationale:
Policy updated to include CSBA recommendations. Board policy updated and regulation added to reflect NEW LAW (AB 2291, 2018) which mandates districts to adopt, on or before December 31, 2019, procedures for preventing acts of bullying, including cyberbullying. Regulation includes material formerly in BP re: bullying prevention measures, staff development, student instruction, reporting, and corrective actions. Regulation also adds definition of bullying and examples of behaviors that may constitute bullying and cyberbullying, and reflects CDE's online training module on bullying developed pursuant to AB 2291.
 
Attachments:
CURRENT BP5131.2 BULLYING
PROPOSED BP5131.2 BULLYING
M.29. Second Reading of Revised Board Policy and Administrative Regulation 5020 - Parents Rights and Responsibilities.
Speaker:
Elisa Ramirez, Asst. Superintendent
Rationale:
Policy updated to include CSBA recommendations. Removed wording on High School Exit Examination. Revised wording from Standardized Testing and Reporting Program to State Academic Achievement Tests. Education Code 49091.10-49091.19 and Education Code 51100-51102 delineate explicit rights of parents/guardians regarding the education of their children. Some of these rights may be addressed in other policies and regulations.
 
Attachments:
CURRENT AR5020 PARENT RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITY
CURRENT BP5020 PARENT RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
PROPOSED AR5020 PARENT RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
PROPOSED BP5020 PARENT RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
M.30. Second Reading of Revised Board Policy and Administrative Regulation 6142.7 -Physical Education.
Speaker:
Elisa Ramirez, Asst. Superintendent
Rationale:
Policy updated to add information regarding required qualifications of physical education teachers. Policy also incorporates material formerly in AR regarding the minimum school day for high school students who are granted two-year or permanent exemptions from physical education courses, and adds the amount of instructional time in physical education that must be provided to students who are excused from physical education courses in order to participate in driver training. Regulation updated to reflect clarify instructional time requirements, describe recent lawsuits alleging districts' noncompliance with these requirements, provide optional methods for documenting the number of instructional minutes provided, and reflect related CSBA Legal Alert. Regulation also reflects NEW LAW (AB 1391, 2015) which authorizes the use of uniform complaint procedures for any complaint that an elementary school has not complied with the instructional minute requirement.
 
Attachments:
CURRENT AR6142.7 PHYSICAL ED
CURRENT BP6142.7 PHYSICAL ED
PROPOSED AR6142.7 PHYSICAL ED
PROPOSED BP6142.7 PHYSICAL ED
M.31. Second Reading of Revised Board Policy and Administrative Regulation 6146.1 - High School Graduation Requirements.
Speaker:
Elisa Ramirez, Asst. Superintendent
Rationale:
Policy includes changes Aurora and Calexico High School requirements and/or grading periods, including minor revision to clarify that immigrant students enrolled in a newcomer program in grades 11-12 may be eligible for an exemption from locally established graduation requirements, regardless of whether they transferred between schools after the completion of the second year of high school.
 
Attachments:
CURRENT AR6146.1 HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS
CURRENT BP 6146.1 - HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS
PROPOSED AR6146.1 HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS
PROPOSED BP 6146.1 - HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS
M.32. Second Reading of Revised Board Policy 6142.6 - Visual and Performing Arts Education.
Speaker:
Christine Colunga
Rationale:
Policy updated to reflect revised content standards for visual and performing arts, including media arts, adopted by the State Board of Education in January 2019. Policy incorporates the philosophical foundation, lifelong goals, and artistic processes upon which the state standards are based.
 
Attachments:
Current BP6142.6 Performing Arts Instruction
Proposed BP6142.6 Performing Arts Instruction
M.33. Second Reading of Revised Board Policy and Administrative Regulation 6142.1 -Sexual Health and HIV/AIDS Prevention Instruction.
Speaker:
Christine Colunga
Rationale:
Policy updated to more directly reflect the goals of the California Healthy Youth Act, incorporate the legal requirement for districts whose graduation requirements include completion of a health education course to include instruction on the affirmative consent standard, and reflect NEW LAW (SB 1104, 2018) which requires districts offering grades 6-12 to provide information on human trafficking prevention resources to parents/guardians by January 1, 2020. Policy also adds timeline for notification to parents/guardians that they may request to excuse their child from comprehensive sexual health and HIV prevention education. Regulation updated to reflect NEW LAW (AB 1861, 2018) which requires that comprehensive sexual health education include specified information regarding human trafficking, and NEW LAW (AB 1868, 2018) which authorizes instruction regarding the potential risks and consequences of electronically sharing suggestive or sexually explicit materials. Section on "Professional Development" updated to reflect a legal requirement to provide periodic staff development regarding sexual abuse and human trafficking.
 
Attachments:
Current AR6142.1 Sexual Health and HIV/AIDS Prevention
Current BP6142.1 Sexual Health and HIV/AIDS Prevention
Proposed AR6142.1 Sexual Health and HIV/AIDS Prevention
Proposed BP6142.1 Sexual Health and HIV/AIDS Prevention
M.34. Approval of Calexico Unified School District Developer Fee Report.
Speaker:
Cesar Vega, Asst. Supt. of Business Services
Rationale:
Whereas a school district collecting developer fees is required to make available to the public information on the status of developer fee collections and expenditures and to make periodic findings with respect to that portion of the account or fund remaining unexpended, whether committed or uncommitted, in accordance with Sections 66006(b)(1) and 66001(d)(1) of the Government Code. The District has combined its annual and five-year reporting obligations into this single report. The notice of meeting and the availability of Developer Fee Report for public review was posted on October 9, 2019, in accordance with statutory requirements.
 
Attachments:
Developer Fee Report
M.35. Bid Award to Oakview Constructors, Inc. for the Calexico High School Modular Buildings Site & Modular Buildings Improvements Project.
Speaker:
Cesar L. Vega, Asst. Supt. of Business Services
Rationale:
A notice to bidders was advertised in the Imperial Valley Press newspaper on September 03, 2019 & September 10,2019. Sealed bids were due to the District Office by October 17, 2019, 2:00 PM. A total of two (2) bids were received: A & N Quality Builders at a total amount of $8,748,700 & Oakview Constructors, Inc. at a total amount of $7,458,000.
 
Financial Impact:
$7,458,000.00
Quick Summary / Abstract:
Measure V Funding
Attachments:
Bid Packet - Oakview Contructors, Inc.
Bid Results - CHS Modulars Project
M.36. Notice of Completion for Calexico Unified School District Bus & Staff Parking Lot Project.
Speaker:
Cesar Vega, Asst. Supt. of Business Services
Rationale:
Submitting a Notice of Completion to the County Recorder Office is a requirement with all construction projects. Before the final payment (retention) is made on a public project, the District's Governing Board should take action accepting the project as complete. A Notice of Completion is then recorded with the County Recorder's Office for the purpose of giving public notice that the final payment will be made in 30 days. Public Contract Code Section 7107 says: Within 60 days after the date of completion of the work of improvement the retention withheld by the school district shall be released. Notice of completion for the following: Bus and Staff Parking Lot Project at Maintenance and Operations and the District Administrative Offices (north parking area) for total price, including subsequent Change Orders, of $406,480 and that on September 5, 2019, the said contract of work of improvement as a whole was actually completed and accepted by Calexico Unified School District.
 
Financial Impact:
Board Approved Original Contract Approved Amount: $406,480 Final Contract Amount: $406,408
Attachments:
Notice of Completion - Bus & Staff Parking Lot Project
M.37. Resolution to Submit an Application to the State Allocation Board for the Applications Received Beyond Authority List.
Speaker:
Cesar Vega, Asst. Supt. of Business Services
Rationale:
Whereas A new construction application package received on or after September 12, 2018, and a modernization application package received on or after March 1, 2019, must include a school board resolution that includes several acknowledgements, as specified in Regulation Section 1859.95.1. (1) The school board acknowledges that the remaining School Facility Program bond authority is currently exhausted for the funds being requested on this application. (2) The school board acknowledges that the State of California is not expected nor obligated to provide funding for the project and the acceptance of the application does not provide a guarantee of future State funding. (3) The school board acknowledges that any potential future State bond measures for the School Facility Program may not provide funds for the application being submitted. (4) The school board acknowledges that criteria (including, but not limited to, funding, qualifications, and eligibility) under a future State school facilities program may be substantially different than the current School Facility Program. The district's Approved Application may be returned. (5) The school board acknowledges that they are electing to commence any pre-construction or construction activities at the district's discretion and that the State is not responsible for any pre-construction or construction activities. (6) The school board acknowledges that, if bond authority becomes available for the Board to provide funding for the submitted application, the School District must apply for financial hardship status.
 
Attachments:
Resolution - Application to Allocation Board
M.38. Certificated Employment Report.
Speaker:
Brian J. Thurman Ed.D., Assistant Superintendent
Attachments:
Certificated Employment Report
M.39. Classified Employment Report.
Attachments:
Classified Employment Report
N. RECONVENE TO EARLIER CLOSED SESSION (SEE ABOVE, ITEM D)
O. RECONVENE TO OPEN SESSION
P. ANNOUNCEMENT OF ACTION(S) TAKEN IN CLOSED SESSION
Q. ADJOURNMENT
Disability Information:
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Published: October 21, 2019, 4:23 PM

The resubmit was successful.