Palo Alto Unified School District Board Meeting

February 23rd, 2016


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 Warrants

It is recommended the Board approve the warrants for January 2016.

D. Approval of Change Orders

It is recommended the Board approve the Strong Schools Bond change orders for January 2016.

E. Approval of Minutes 2015

It is recommended the Board approve minutes for September 8, 15, and 29, 2016.

F. Acceptance of the Career Technical Education Incentive Grant

It is recommended that the Board of Education accept the California Career Technical Education Incentive Grant as presented.

G. Approval of Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) With Los Altos School District (LASD)

It is recommended the Board approve the 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.

Open Forum



Action / Discussion / Information Items

A. Approval of New High School Courses for 2016-2017

The Board will review and discuss two new courses at the high school level: AP Physics1, and Principles of Biomedical Science (Project Lead the Way).

B. One Time State Funded Professional Development

The Board will review and discuss the Educator Effectiveness Program Plan. Due to time constraints, this item was not discussed at its February 9, 2016 meeting.

C. Second Interim Financial Report

The Board will discuss the Second Interim report. Action to be considered for the next meeting is to give a positive certification to the County Superintendent and to approve the budget revisions listed in the projected year totals.

D. Addison Project Donation, Pre-Construction Budget and Contracts

The Board will discuss a generous donation of $1,330,000 for pre-construction activities related to construction at Addison School.

E. Funding for High School 2015-2016 Mental Health and Wellness Support

The Board will consider approval of additional funds for FY 2015-16 and funding for increased staffing services and education to students in health and wellness programs PK-12.

F. 2016 California School Boards Association Delegate Assembly Election

The Board will discuss their choice for eight Region 20 representatives to the CSBA Delegate Assembly.

G. Board Policy Review Committee (BPRC) Meeting – March 3, 2016

A matrix of the policies proposed for discussion at the next BPRC meeting is included for informational purposes.

Board Members’ Reports / Correspondence / Board Operations / Recognition

A. Reports

B. Correspondence

C. Operations

D. Acknowledgements and Recognition

E. Board Calendar


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