Palo Alto Unified School District Board Meeting


November 1st, 2016

 

Open Session / Reports

 

A. Report of Closed Session Discussion
B. Approval of Agenda Order (and Consent Calendar Order)
C. Superintendent’s Report
D. Student and Staff Successes
E. Student Board Member Reports

 

 

Approval of Consent Calendar

 

A. Approval of Consent Calendar

B. Classified Personnel Actions

H. Human and Animal Subjects Review Commmittee – BP/AR 6162.8

 

Open Forum

 

 

Action / Discussion / Information Items

 

A. Update on Social Emotional Learning Curriculum Committee (SCC)

The SCC committee is focused on researching and identifying best practices in social emotional learning (SEL) in order to best provide students (PreK-12) with necessary SEL competencies to successfully navigate in school and beyond.

 

 

B. High School Grade Reporting

 

BP1220CitizenAdvisoryCommittees.pdf (128 KB)

AR1220CitizenAdvisoryCommittees.pdf (136 KB)

BP5121GradesEvaluationofStudentAchievement.pdf (95 KB)

20161101DistrictGoals.pdf (117 KB)

Following discussion at the last Board meeting, the Board requested that the administration return with a short-term recommendation for grade reporting to support students’ eligibility and application for scholarships.

C.  High School A-G and College Enrollment Report

D. Equity Plan Update

E. LCAP: Program Status Update

 

 

F. Annual Authorization to Purchase Technology

 

Pending the results of discussion at this meeting, it will be recommended at a subsequent meeting the Board of Education authorize staff to purchase technology during the 2016-17 fiscal year from Apple, Inc.

G. Board Policy Review Matrix

 

 

H. Resolution No. 2016-17.05 in Support of Proposition 55

 

During Board Operations at the last meeting, Board members asked that a Resolution be placed on the agenda for approval prior to Election Day to support Proposition 55 to protect some state funding for public schools.

 

I. Ratification of Tentative Agreement on Benefits for 2017 with the California School Employees Association

Pending ratification by the California School Employees Association (CSEA) membership, it is recommended the Board take action at its November 15 meeting to approve this tentative collective bargaining agreement on benefits for 2017.

 

J. Ratification of Tentative Agreement on Benefits for 2017 with the Palo Alto Educators Association.

Pending ratification by the Palo Alto Educators Association (PAEA) membership, it is recommended the Board take action at its November 15 meeting to approve this tentative collective bargaining agreement on benefits for 2017.

K. AR 3290 – Gifts, Grants, and Bequests

Human and Animal Subjects Review Commmittee – BP/AR 6162.8

Board Members’ Reports / Correspondence / Board Operations / Recognition

A. Reports

B. Correspondence

C. Operations

  • Possible Future Board Agenda Items

Board members may suggest items for placement on future agendas.

D. Acknowledgements and Recognition

E. Board Calendar

Adjournment

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