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Board Actions Summary & Public Testimony 12-15-20

Board Actions Summary and Public Testimony 12-15-20
Posted on 12/16/2020
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12-15-20 Board Actions Summary, Regular Meeting

Trustees Barrera, Bazzo, Beiser, McQuary and Whitehurst-Payne, and Student Board Member Patterson were present via Zoom Webinar. 

A.1. Call to Order, Roll Call, Establish Quorum

A.2. Pledge of Allegiance

B.1. Adopt Agenda

C.1. Student Presentation: Walker Elementary - Early Learning Program

C.2. Presentation of the 2020 Board President's Scholarship Awards:

  • Kathryn Smart – Administrative Assistant, Assessment Services Department

  • Margaret Ramos – Special Education Behavior Technician, Angier Elementary School

  • Michele Petty – Special Education Behavior Technician, Burbank Elementary School

C.3. Recognition of Employees for Years of Service (40, 30, Years and Up) including a Special Recognition for Retirees

D.1. Report on Closed Session: None.

D.2. Administrative Assignments: 

  • Vice Principal, LaJolla High School - Joseph Cavaiola

  • Vice Principal, Mira Mesa High School - Brittani Siracusa 

  • Vice Principal, Scripps Ranch High School - Amy Hines

  • Vice Principal, Standley Middle School - Courtney Kern

  • Principal, Alcott Elementary School - Stephen Lewis

  • Principal, Doyle Elementary School - Armando Lopez

  • Principal, Garfield Elementary School - Mechale Mency Murphy

  • Principal, John Muir K-8 - Stan Anjan

  • Director, Instructional Technology - Julie Garcia

  • Director, Teaching and Learning Support - Elizabeth Perry

  • Director, Teaching and Learning Support - Michael Goodbody

  • Executive Director, Leadership and Learning - Katherine Nelson (effective 1.1.21)

  • Chief Operations Officer - Dr. Lamont Jackson (effective 7.1.21)

  • Chief Business Officer -  Drew Rowlands (effective 7.1.21)

  • Chief, Leadership and Learning - Tavga Bustani (effective 1.1.21)

  • Chief of Staff  - Dr.Sofia Roditti (effective 1.1.21)


D.3. ASB Presidents’ Reports:

  • Maya Castorena, Serra High School ASB President

  • Aaron Chizik Mount Everest Academy ASB Co-President

D.4. Superintendent’s Information Report

D.5. Board Information Reports

H.1. District Operations: None.

The Board approved the following major agenda items (5-0, unless noted; [student preferential vote* shown in brackets]):

E.1. 2020-21 School Plans for Student Achievement (SPSAs) and Categorical Budget Summaries for 160 Schools [ yes ]

F.1. - F.4. All items on the Board Consent Agenda [ yes ]

G.1. Board Member Reappointments to California School Boards Association (CSBA) Delegate Assembly and San Diego County School Boards Association (SDCSBA) Representatives (Delegates: Richard Barrera and Sabrina Bazzo) [ yes ] 

G.3. Ratification of the Tentative Agreement with the California School Employees Association (CSEA) and its chapters, Office-Technical and Business Services (OTBS), Operations-Support Services (OSS), Paraeducators (PARA), Related to the COVID-19 Pandemic and the Return to Instruction for the 2020-21 School Year [Student Board Member does not vote on collective bargaining items]

I.1. - I.36. - All items on the Superintendent’s Consent Agenda [ yes ]

G.2. The results of the Annual Organization of the Board of Education: Election of Board President and Vice President, Pursuant to Education Code Section 35143 are: President - Richard Barrera, Vice President - Sharon Whitehurst-Payne

[ yes ]

The following items were informational only:

E.2. Data Report: Students Receiving Special Education

E.3. Freedom Summer 2020 Follow-Up Report: Preparing, Recruiting, Selecting, and Retaining Diverse Educators & Leaders Update

Public Testimony Submissions

The next regular meeting will be held on January 12, 2021.