Palo Alto Unified School District Board Meeting

February 9th, 2015


Open Session / Reports

A. Approval of Agenda Order

B. Superintendent’s Report

C. Student Board Member Reports



Approval of Consent Calendar

A. Certificated Personnel Actions

It is recommended the Board approve the certificated personnel actions as presented.

B. Classified Personnel Actions

It is recommended the Board approve the classified personnel actions as presented.

C. Approval of Minutes 2015

It is recommended the Board approve minutes of regular and special meetings for September 8, 15, and 29, 2015.

D. Approval Of Plans To Division Of State Architect (DSA) For The Gunn Central Building Project

Approval to submit plans for Gunn Central Building Project to the Division of the State Architect (DSA) is requested. This item was discussed at its January 26, 2016 Meeting.

E. Amendment to Resolution No. 2015.16.17 – Signature Authorization

It is recommended the Board approve the amendment to Resolution No. 2015-16.17 and 2015-16.18 to replace staff signature authorization to new employee, and to correct the resolution number. This item was previously approved at its June 23, 2015 meeting.

Open Forum



Action / Discussion / Information Items

A. Center For Disease Control (CDC) and Prevention – Information

This item will provide an update on the Center for Disease Control and Prevention efforts in Palo Alto, presented by Dr. Pam Stoddard, Director of Research, Public Health, for the Santa Clara County Public Health Department.



B. Advisory Committee For Renaming School Facilities – Action

Approval of formation of a Citizens Advisory Committee with a charge to research and review the names of PAUSD schools and submit recommendations for renaming one or more of the schools for the Board’s consideration by December 31, 2016.



C. Joint Student Support Systems Committee – Discussion

The Board will review and discuss the Student Support System (53) Committee charge and required recommendation criteria.



D. Funding For 2015-2016 High School Mental Health and Wellness Support – Discussion

The Board will review and discuss Mental Health expenditures in order to consider providing additional funding to Student Health and Wellness programs. Update



E. One Time State Funded Professional Development – Discussion

The Board will review and discuss the Educator Effectiveness Program Plan.

F. Memorandum Of Understanding (MOU) with Los Altos School District (LASD) – Discussion

The Board will discuss renewing a Memorandum of Understanding with Los Altos School District to allow students in kindergarten through sixth grade who reside in the Los Altos School District portion of PAUSD’s boundaries to attend LASD’s Gardner Bullis School.



G. Authorization to Seek Bids For Exterior Light Replacement Project At Gunn – Discussion

The Board will consider authorizing staff to solicit bids for the replacement of the exterior lighting at Gunn High School.



Board Members’ Reports / Correspondence / Board Operations / Recognition

A. Reports

B. Correspondence

C. Operations

D. Acknowledgements and Recognition

E. Board Calendar


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