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Agenda Items, March 10, 2015

Please note that all agenda items are DRAFT until the Board acts on them. Please be aware that items are numbered below in accordance with the published agenda. To view actions taken by the Board, please see Board Actions after the meeting has taken place.

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Meeting Agenda: Print Version (In PDF)

Regular Meeting, March 10, 2015

Action Item

  1. Schedule an Executive Meeting

Recess Regular Meeting

Reconvene Regular Meeting (approximately 6:00 p.m.)

Pledge of Allegiance

Information Items

  1. Superintendent's Student Advisory Council (SSAC) Report
  2. Superintendent’s Report, to include Recognition of the Importance of Social Workers
  3. Board Member Activity Reports

Call to the Audience

Information Items

  1. Information/Study Presentation on Opt-Out and High Stakes Testing – Requested by Board Clerk Kristel Foster – Presented by Susan Segal of Gust Rosenfeld
  2. Employee Benefits Trust (EBT) Board Update – Mark Mansfield, Chair and Dr. Neil West
  3. Update on the December 2014 STEM Event in Partnership with the State of Black Arizona
  4. Update on Enterprise Resource Plan (ERP)

Consent Agenda

  1.  
    1. Salaried Critical Need and Replacement Hires
    2. Hourly Critical Need and Replacement Hires
    3. Substitute New Hires
    4. Salaried Separations
    5. Hourly Separations
    6. Substitute Separations
    7. Requests for Leave of Absence for Certified Personnel
    8. Requests for Leave of Absence for Classified Personnel
    9. Adoption of Supplementary Material for High Schools – Portfolio Deutsch Level 1
    10. Adoption of Supplementary Material for High Schools – Watchmen
    11. Adoption of Supplementary Material for High Schools – The Time of the Doves
    12. Adoption of Supplementary Material for High Schools – The Enjoyment of Music
    13. Adoption of Supplementary Material for High Schools – Como Se Comenta UN Texto Literario/How to Discuss Literary Text
    14. 2014-2015 Advanced Placement Testing Material
    15. Approval to Purchase Supplemental Curriculum Materials for Elementary Schools in Excess of $250,000
    16. Approval to Use a Cooperative Contract for Purchases in Excess of $250,000
    17. Title VIII Impact Aid – Native American Education
    18. Intergovernmental Agreement between Pima County and Tucson Unified School District for the Provision and Administration of Childhood Immunizations, effective January 1, 2015 to December 31, 2015
    19. Award Request for Proposals (RFP) No. 15-48-19 – Office Machine Cost per Copy and Leasing
    20. Award Request for Proposals (RFP) No. 15-58-C19 – Asset Management and Barcoding System
    21. Award Request for Proposals (RFP) No. 15-64-C19 – Time Keeping and Absence Management System
    22. Easement Agreement with Verizon Wireless at Palo Verde High Magnet, with Authorization for Acting Director of Planning and Student Assignment Director to Execute the Agreement
    23. Easement Agreement with Verizon Wireless at Rincon High School, with Authorization for Acting Director of Planning and Student Assignment Director to Execute the Agreement
    24. Easement Agreement with Verizon Wireless at Utterback Magnet Middle School, with Authorization for Acting Director of Planning and Student Assignment Director to Execute the Agreement
    25. Minutes of Tucson Unified School District Governing Board Meetings
      1. Special Board Meeting Minutes, May 27, 2014
    26. Approval and Commitment of Funding for Continuation of District Telecommunications Services School Year 2015-2016 E-Rate Application
    27. Acceptance of the Summary of Student Activity Funds for the Period of July 1, 2014 through January 31, 2015
    28. Ratification of salary and non-salary vouchers for the period beginning January 1, 2015 through January 31, 2015
    29. Cancel March 24, 2015 Special Board Meeting
    30. Settlement Agreements – Peckham v. TUSD and Papst v. TUSD

Action Items

  1. Proclamation of March as National Social Work Month in Tucson Unified School District
  2. Proclamation of March as Cesar Chávez Month in Tucson Unified School District – Requested by Board Member Cam Juárez
  3. Resolutions Regarding Proposed Legislation Affecting Arizona School Districts

Study/Action Items

  1. Employee Benefits Trust (EBT) Board Agreement (revised)
  2. Governing Board Audit Committee Charter (revised)
  3. Multi-year Contracts for Principals, in accordance with Governing Board Policy GCBB – Administrator Contracts – Requested by Board Member Mark Stegeman

Governing Board Policies

Action

  1. Governing Board Policy IGA – Curriculum Development, Implementation and Assessment (revision)
  2. Governing Board Policy IGE – Curriculum Guides and Course Outlines (revision)
  3. Governing Board Policy GA – Personnel Goals / Priority Objectives (revision)
  4. Governing Board Policy GCI – Professional Staff Development (revision)

Adjournment