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Agenda Items, Oct. 20, 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, October 20, 2015

Action Item

  1. Schedule an Executive Meeting

Recess Regular Meeting

Reconvene Regular Meeting (approximately 5:30 p.m.)

Pledge of Allegiance

Information Items

  1. Superintendent's Student Advisory Council (SSAC) Report
  2. Superintendent's Report
  3. Board Member Activity Reports

Call to the Audience

Information Item

  1. School Community Partnership Council (SCPC) Report
  2. Annual Report from the Educational Enrichment Foundation (EEF)
  3. Employee Benefits Trust Board Report to the Governing Board – Dr. Neil West, Chair
  4. 2016 Facility Master Plan Progress Report
  5. Grade Configuration Changes at Tucson Unified School District Schools, to include possible changes at Borman, Collier, Drachman, and Fruchthendler Elementary Schools and Sabino High School
  6. Update by Tucson Education Association

Consent Agenda

  1.  
    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 Supplementary Material for High Schools – Java Methods: Object-Oriented Programming and Data Structures
    8. Adoption of Materials for High Schools – Understanding Politics: Ideas Institutions and Issues
    9. Approval of 2015-2016 Supplemental Material for Elementary Schools
    10. Approval of 2015-2016 Supplemental Material for Middle School
    11. Blanket Approval for Fine Arts Middle and High School Participation in Non-Athletic Activities for School Year 2015-2016
    12. Memorandum of Understanding between Tucson Unified School District and the Pima County Sheriff's Department to coordinate the placement of County School Resource Officers into three schools: Pistor and Valencia Middle Schools and Sabino High School
    13. Amendment III to the Lease Agreement with the Pima County Library District for the Use of Southwest Education Center, effective August 1, 2015 through June 30, 2020
    14. Permission to Increase Expenditure Authority for Award of Invitation for Bid (IFB) No. 15-14-19 District Boiler Services
    15. Minutes of Tucson Unified School District Governing Board Meetings
      1. Regular Board Meeting, September 8, 2015
      2. Special Board Meeting, September 29, 2015
      3. Special Board Meeting, October 6, 2015
    16. Authorization for Board Members to attend the 76th Annual Conference of the National School Boards Association (NSBA), Boston, Massachusetts, April 8-12, 2016
    17. Acceptance of the Summary of Student Activity Funds for the Period of July 1, 2015 through September 30, 2015
    18. Ratification of Salary and Non-Salary Vouchers for the Period Beginning August 1, 2015, and ending August 31, 2015

Action Items

  1. Administrative appointments, reassignments and transfers – Assistant Principal, Doolen Middle School
  2. Administrative appointments, reassignments and transfers – Director of Employee Relations
  3. Approval of Fee Agreement with Mendoza Counsel in Fisher-Mendoza Desegregation Case
  4. Proposed Changes to Article V, Sections 2 and 5, of the Arizona School Boards Association (ASBA) Bylaws, affecting Officers and Board of Directors and Executive Committee
  5. Appointment of Tucson Unified School District Employee Benefits Trust (EBT) Board Member

Governing Board Policies

Study/Action

  1. Governing Board Policy JHCC – Communicable Disease-Student (revision)– requested by Board Member Mark Stegeman

Study

  1. Governing Board Policy KHC – Distribution /Display of Promotional Materials (revision) – Requested by Board Member Mark Stegeman

Adjournment