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Agenda Items, Oct. 9, 2012

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, October 9, 2012

Action Items

  1. Schedule an executive meeting

Recess Regular Meeting

Reconvene Regular Meeting (approximately 6:30 p.m.)

Pledge of Allegiance

Information Item

  1. Superintendent Student Advisory Council (SSAC) Report

Superintendent's Report

Board Member Activity Reports

Call to the Audience

Information Items

  1. School Community Partnership Council (SCPC) Report
  2. Semi-Annual Report of the Governing Board Audit Committee
  3. Update on School Master Plan - Open Houses and Consolidation Criteria
  4. Presentation: TUSD Communications Plan

Consent Agenda

    1. Salaried Critical Need and Replacement Hires
    2. Hourly Critical Need and Replacement Hires
    3. Salaried Separations
    4. Hourly Separations
    5. Requests for Leave of Absence for Certified Personnel
    6. Requests for Leave of Absence for Classified Personnel
    7. Adoption of 2012-2013 High School Supplementary Materials – Spanish
    8. Adoption of 2012-2013 High School Supplementary Materials – Psychology in Modules
    9. Approval of Supplementary Materials Kindergarten– Studies Weekly, 1st grade – Studies Weekly, 4th grade – Arizona Studies Weekly, 5th grade – USA Studies Weekly
    10. Adoption of 2012-2013 High School Supplementary Materials – The Elephant Man: A Play; 12 Angry Men
    11. Adoption of 2012-2013 High School Supplementary Materials – Chemistry
    12. Adoption of 2012-2013 High School Supplementary Materials – Computer Core Certification Classroom License; Adobe Certified Associate/Adobe Campus License; Pearson My Graphics Lab; HP Accredited Technical Associate (HP ATA)
    13. Adoption of 2012-2013 High School Supplementary Materials – Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian; Persepolis
    14. Adoption of 2012-2013 High School Supplementary Materials – White Noise; Three Cups of Tea
    15. Adoption of 2012-2013 High School Supplementary Materials – Advanced Entrepreneurship Course; Technology Applications
    16. Funding Proposal: Approval of Award of the Laura Bush Foundation Library Grant for Van Buskirk Elementary for 2012-2013
    17. Funding Proposal: Approval of Award of the University of Arizona Improving Teacher Quality (ITQ) Mini-Grant for Safford K-8 Magnet School for 2012-2013, with Authorization for the Finance Director to Execute Necessary Documents
    18. Funding Proposal: Approval of Award of the Target Grant for Miles Exploratory Learning Center for 2012-2013
    19. Funding Proposal: Approval of Award of the Lead Guitar Grant from Arizona Commission on the Arts to Pistor Middle School, Miles Exploratory Learning Center, and Fort Lowell/Townsend K-8 for 2012-2013, with authorization for the respective sponsors to sign the agreements
    20. Acceptance of the Arizona Nutrition Network, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Education Program (SNAP-ED) funded through the Arizona Department of Health Services for K-8 students and their families at 81 Tucson Unified School District schools for the 2012 – summer 2013 School Year
    21. Acceptance of the United Way Prosperity Center Funds to Offer Enrichment Services to Pueblo Magnet High School Students and Parents Beyond the School Day for SY 2012-2013, with authorization for the Superintendent to execute the agreement
    22. Child and Adult Care Food Program Agreement between Child and Family Resources, Inc., and Tucson Unified School District, effective October 1, 2012 through September 30, 2013, with authorization for the Food Services Director and Director Designee to serve as the Designated Officials to execute the Agreement
    23. Pre-Kindergarten Scholarship Provider Agreement between Valley of the Sun United Way and Tucson Unified School District – Johnson Primary School, with authorization for the Superintendent to execute the agreement
    24. Award of Request for Proposals (RFP) No. 13-48-17 – Tutoring Services
    25. Minutes of Tucson Unified School District Governing Board Meetings
      1. Regular Board Meeting, April 10, 2012
      2. Special Board Meeting, April 17, 2012
      3. Regular Board Meeting, May 8, 2012
    26. Tucson Unified School District Fiscal Year 2009-2010 Annual Financial Report (Revision)
    27. Tucson Unified School District Fiscal Year 2010-2011 Annual Financial Report (Revision)
    28. Tucson Unified School District Fiscal Year 2011-2012 Annual Financial Report

Action Items

  1. Administrative appointments, reassignments and transfers – Director, Secondary Schools
  2. Administrative appointments, reassignments and transfers – Interim Director, Food Services
  3. Catalina Magnet High School – School Facilities Board (SFB) Building Renewal Grant (Bond)
  4. Rincon/University High Schools – School Facilities Board (SFB) Building Renewal Grant (Bond)
  5. Adopt and approve the amended TUSD Supervisory Confidential Employee Agreement for 2012-2013 as recommended
  6. Adopt and approve the amended TUSD Exempt Coordinator Employee Agreement for 2012-2013 as recommended
  7. Adopt and approve the amended TUSD Exempt Administrator Employee Agreement for 2012-2013 as recommended
  8. Superintendent Goals for 2012-2013

Study/Action Items

  1. Recognition of District Volunteers – Requested by Board Member Mark Stegeman, endorsed by Board Clerk Michael Hicks
  2. Resolution Concerning Retaliation – Requested by Board Member Mark Stegeman, endorsed by Board Clerk Michael Hicks
  3. Resolution Concerning Budget Prioritization to Resolve Deficit for 2013-2014; TUSD Budget for Classroom Spending in School Years 2013-2014 and 2014-2015 - Requested by Board President Miguel Cuevas
  4. Grant Authorization to the Board President and Superintendent to Schedule Additional Board Meetings When Necessary
  5. Declaration of Tucson Unified School District Curricular & Instructional Alignment to the Arizona Academic Standards for the 2012-2013 School Year

Future Agenda Items

Adjournment