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Agenda Items, April 9, 2013

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, April 9, 2013

Action Items

  1. Schedule an executive meeting

Recess Regular Meeting

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

Pledge of Allegiance

Information Items

  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 from Audit Committee
  3. Presentation of Budget Status and Update on FY 2013
  4. Dual Language as a Possible ALE (Advanced Learning Experience) – Requested by Board President Adelita Grijalva and Board Clerk Kristel Foster
  5. School Safety and Emergency Planning Update – Requested by Board Member Michael Hicks

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. Non-Renewal of Certified Administrators in Accordance with Arizona Revised Statute 15-503 and Provisions Contained in the 2012-2013 Meet and Confer Agreement for ELI Administrators, Psychologists and Research Project Managers
    8. Benefits Provider Renewals for 2013-2014 (Medical TPA, Medical Network, Dental (2 providers), Vision, Employee Assistance Program
    9. Establishment of Fee to be Funded Out of Tax Credit Monies for Extracurricular Foreign Student Travel Related to Safford K-8 School Student Trip to Korea in May/June 2013
    10. Approval of Supplemental Reading Materials: Fountas and Pinnel Leveled Literacy Intervention Red System for 3rd Grade
    11. Approval of Memorandum of Agreement between the Metropolitan Education Commission (MEC) and the School Districts in Pima County, with Authorization for the Superintendent to Execute the Agreement
    12. Intergovernmental Agreement between the Arizona Board of Regents on behalf of the U of A for the Visiting Professor Program for the 2013-2014 academic year, with Authorization for the Superintendent to Execute the Agreement (Joline M. Riddle)
    13. Intergovernmental Agreement between the Arizona Board of Regents on behalf of the U of A for the Visiting Professor Program for the 2013-2014 academic year, with Authorization for the Superintendent to Execute the Agreement (Donna M. Rishor)
    14. Request for Approval to use State of Arizona Department of Education Contract for Teachscape purchase exceeding $250,000
    15. Request for Approval to use SAVE Cooperative Contract for Sunland Asphalt purchases exceeding $250,000
    16. Award of Construction Contract – Hollinger K-8 Receiving School Necessary Enhancements (Bond)
    17. Award of Construction Contract – Dietz K-8 Receiving School Necessary Enhancements (Bond)
    18. Award of Construction Contract Maxwell New School K-8 Receiving School Necessary Enhancements (Bond)
    19. Award of Construction Contract – Whitmore Elementary School – Receiving School Necessary Enhancements (Bond)
    20. Award of Construction Contract - Final Phase LIRC Central Compound Paving and Upgrades (Bond)
    21. Minutes of Tucson Unified School District Governing Board Meetings
      1. Regular Board Meeting, October 9, 2012
      2. Special Board Meeting, October 15, 2012
      3. Regular Board Meeting, February 12, 2013
    22. Acceptance of the Summary of Student Activity Funds for the Period of July 1, 2012 through February 28, 2013
    23. Public Gifts and Donations to School Quarterly Report (3rd Quarter)
    24. Ratification of salary and non-salary vouchers for the period beginning March 1, 2013, and ending March 31, 2013

Action Items

  1. Award of Contract for Superintendent Search Services
  2. Administrative appointments, reassignments and transfers – Principal, Sabino High School
  3. Administrative appointments, reassignments and transfers – Principal, Sahuaro High School
  4. Administrative appointments, reassignments and transfers – Director, Title I

Study/Action Items

  1. Results of Budget Discussions with Employee Groups concerning Administration's Proposed Language to Reduce the District's Budget Shortfall as discussed in the March 12, 2013 Executive Session, as approved at the March 12, 2013 Regular Board Meeting
  2. Recommendation by the Audit Committee to Hire an Internal Auditor
  3. Approval of TUSD Common Core Curriculum: HS Mathematics Adjustments
  4. Approval and Textbook Adoption: Secondary Mathematics
  5. Approval and Adoption of the Teacher (Evaluation) Professional Growth System
  6. Approval and Adoption of the Principal (Evaluation) Professional Growth System
  7. Presentation of a Lease Agreement with Sky Islands High School for the Future Use of the Former Rogers Elementary School, with Authorization for the Planning Services Program Manager to Execute the Agreement
  8. Moving Dodge School into the Townsend Site – Requested by Board Member Mark Stegeman

Future Agenda Items

Adjournment