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TURLOCK UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARD OF TRUSTEES Agenda ­Regular Meeting Tuesday, March 18, 2008 ­ 6:00 P.M. Turlock High School Performing Arts Building ANNOTATED AGENDA (Asterisk Indicates Supporting Documents) -- NOTICE ­ In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you need special assistance to access the meeting room or to otherwise participate in this meeting, including auxiliary aids or services, please contact Roberta Cheney at (209) 667-0632. Notification at least 48 hours prior to the meeting will enable the Governing Board to make reasonable arrangements to ensure accessibility to the meeting. I. INFORMATION Workshop ­ Budget Update (Decker)

Administration will provide the Board with a 2008-2009 budget update in District Office Conference Room #114 at 6:00 p.m. The Board of Trustees will convene in Closed Session in District Office Conference Room #114 at approximately 6:30 p.m. regarding agenda items listed below. Any member of the public wishing to comment on these Closed Session items only may do so prior to the Closed Session. II. CLOSED SESSION The Board of Trustees will convene in Closed Session in District Office Conference Room #114 regarding: Public Employee Discipline/Dismissal/Release ­ Government Code Section 54957 and Conference with Legal Counsel - - Anticipated Litigation Initiation of litigation pursuant to subdivision (c) of Government Code Section 54956.9: 1 potential case. and Conference with Labor Negotiators -- Government Code Section 54957.6 District Designated Representatives: Mike Trainor, Assistant Superintendent Human Resources; Lori Decker, Chief Financial Officer and Debra Fusco, Director of Human Resources. Employee Organizations: Turlock Classified American Federation of Teachers (TC-AFT) California School Employees Association (CSEA)

Turlock Unified School District Board Agenda March 18, 2008 The Board of Trustees will begin this portion of the meeting at 7:00 pm in the Turlock High School Performing Arts Building. III. CALL TO ORDER A. Inspiration: Reverend Nancy Clegg, from Cortez Presbyterian Church, will provide the Inspiration for the meeting. B. Flag Salute: Abrahim Nagi (tenth grade) and Zack Qin (ninth grade), students from Pitman High School, will lead the Pledge of Allegiance. C. Roll Call IV. APPROVAL OF AGENDA (Trainor)

Motion by ____________________, Seconded by______________________ that the agenda for the meeting be approved to include an addendum(s) with the finding that there is a need to take immediate action and that the need for the action came to the attention of the Turlock Unified School District subsequent to the agenda being posted. V. COMMUNICATIONS A. Written B. Verbal - Community members have two opportunities to address the Board of Trustees. a. If you wish to address the Board on an agenda item, please do so when that item is called. Some agenda items are designated a specific start time and the Board will consider that item at the designated time or as soon as practical thereafter. Presentations will be limited to a maximum of three (3) minutes. Time limitations are at the discretion of the President of the Board. b. Individuals have an opportunity to address the Board during the Period for Public Discussion on topics within the subject matter jurisdiction of the Board not listed on this agenda. Presentations will be limited to a maximum of three (3) minutes, with a total of thirty (30) minutes designated for this portion of the agenda. Individuals with questions on school district issues may submit them in writing. The Board will automatically refer requests to the Superintendent. C. Board/Superintendent Reports D. Staff Reports E. Student Representative Report VI. ANNOUNCEMENTS 1. Friday, March 21, 2008 ­ YRE Spring Recess 2. March 21 - 28, 2008 ­ Traditional Spring Recess 3. Tuesday, April 1, 2008 ­ 7:00 p.m. ­ Turlock Unified School District Board of Trustees Meeting ­ Turlock High School Performing Arts Building.

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Turlock Unified School District Board Agenda March 18, 2008 VII. CONSENT CALENDAR A. ADMINISTRATIVE FUNCTIONS *1. Approval of Minutes Approve Minutes of the Regular March 4, 2008 Board Meeting. Approve Minutes of the Special March 11, 2008 Board Meeting. *2. Personal Services Agreements Request authorization to enter into a Personal Services Agreement with Donnie Crandell "Magic Shows" for Osborn Elementary School. Mr. Crandell motivates students who are preparing to take the STAR tests. This personal services agreement relates to their School Plan as it incorporates motivational test-taking strategies to improve their reading and math targets/goals. The services will provide two assemblies to be held on April 8, 2008 at a cost not to exceed $450.00 and funded by SLIBG. Request authorization to enter into a Personal Services Agreement with the Stanislaus Arts Council for Earl Elementary School. Stanislaus Arts Council has a program that specializes in basic art that is taught in the site classrooms. The STARS (Stanislaus Artists as Resources in Schools) will come to four teachers' classrooms in first and second grades and provide instruction in Beginning Clay, Book Making and Collage Art. This instruction will enhance the development of perceptual skills as well as replicating art. The classes consist of four (4) sessions for each individual participating class (4 classes total) for a cost not to exceed $1,222.50 and funded by classroom donations. Request authorization to enter into a Personal Services Agreement with Perspectives to provide speech/language assessment and therapy for speech students receiving special education services to begin on 03/19/08 and end on or before 6/30/08. Total cost is not to exceed $8,000.00 and funded by Master Plan. 3. Donations Accept a donation from Custom Locksmith to Crowell Elementary School of a safe at a donor appraised value of $500.00. 4. Readmits Administration requests authorization to officially readmit the following students from expulsion: Student Expulsion Case No. TUSD-N/2007-08 to the Turlock Unified School District on or after March 19, 2008 for the Spring semester of the 2007-08 school year.

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Turlock Unified School District Board Agenda March 18, 2008 Student Expulsion Case No. TUSD-O/2007-08 to the Turlock Unified School District on or after March 19, 2008 for the Spring semester of the 2007-08 school year. *5. Course proposal ­ ROP History and Art of Floral Design Administration requests approval of a ROP History and Art of Floral Design course beginning in the 2008-2009 school year for students in Grades 11-12. The proposal is included in the supporting documents. *6. Course proposal ­ The Art and Design of Architecture Administration requests approval of The Art and Design of Architecture course beginning in the 2008-2009 school year for students in Grades 11-12. The proposal is included in the supporting documents. *7. Course proposal ­ Percussion/Drum Line Course Administration requests approval of a Percussion/Drum Line course beginning in the 2008-2009 school year for students in Grades 9-12. The proposal is included in the supporting documents.

*8. New Adult School Community Service Course

Administration requests approval of a new course to be offered through the Adult School. Traditional Rug Hooking, Beginning, will be offered as an Adult School community service course. There will be a fee of $48.00 for the 16-hour class. *9. District Year Round and Traditional Calendar Request authorization to print and distribute the Academic Calendar for the 200809 YRE and Traditional School year, as included in the supporting documents. *10. Community-Based English Tutoring (CBET) Program Application, Fiscal Year 2008-2009 Administration requests approval of the Community-Based English Tutoring (CBET) Program Application, Fiscal Year 2008-2009, as presented, for submission to the California Department of Education on or before June 1, 2008. The District has been notified by the State Department of Education that the Community-Based English Tutoring (CBET) Program allocation for the 20082009 school year will be approximately $30.00 per English learner student based on the District's R-30. Administration also requests approval of the Community-Based English Tutoring (CBET) Reauthorization Plan for 2008-2009. SB 368 requires a Community-Based

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Turlock Unified School District Board Agenda March 18, 2008 English Tutoring (CBET) Reauthorization Plan to be approved annually by the Board of Trustees. 11. Surplus Property Administration requests authorization to declare the equipment listed below as surplus equipment with no value and also requests authorization to dispose of it. Item I.D. Number Purchase Date

2/28/83 2/3/88 6/14/89 2/5/1990 9/20/94 11/30/94 3/31/92 10/17/88 1984 1984 1984 1984 1986 2/23/95 9/16/97 7/17/98 7/17/98 7/17/98 7/17/98 1/12/90

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CART WARMING/SERV NONE CONTINENTAL SALAD BAR 6' 7608 TRAULSON REFRIG AHTI-32 NONE FOOD MIXER, BERMIXER PORT NONE CAMBRO CART BEIGE NONE CAMCRUISER VENDING CART NONE CAMCRUISER VENDING CART NONE CONTINENTAL SALAD BAR 6' NONE SALAD BAR VOLLRATH NONE STORAGE CABINET CRES-COR 100-1818 STORAGE CABINET CRES-COR NONE SCALE, HOBART 15-02249 FLOOR SCRUBBER SERVOMATIC 17 CASH REGISTER MO CAL ER 2386S 48019769 COPIER SHARP SF-2214 76609975 14" FRYER, 109000 BTU FG20494 14" FRYER, 109000 BTU FG20947 14"FRYER, 109000 BTU FG20948 CENTRAL FILTER SYSTEM FL23000 RANGE, 6 BURNER, 2 OVENS US RN P36G62626

B. BUDGET AND FINANCE *1. Financial Reports Approve the February 1, 2008 through February 29, 2008 financial reports, as presented. It is recommended the Board of Trustees approve the Consent Calendar, as presented. Motion by _____________________, Seconded by ________________________. Roll call vote: Ayes_____ Noes_____ Abstention_____ Absent_____

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Turlock Unified School District Board Agenda March 18, 2008 VIII. ACTION *A. Board Policy 1330 and Administrative Regulation 1330 a-c, Use of School Facilities. Resolution No. 21-2007/2008, Setting Use of School Facilities Fees. Agreement with Central Valley Aquatics. (McGuire) Administration requests approval of Board Policy 1330 and Administrative Regulation 1330 a-c, Use of School Facilities. Administration requests approval of Resolution No. 21/2007-2008, Setting Use of School Facilities Fees. Administration requests approval of an Agreement between the District and Central Valley Aquatics. All are included in the supporting documents. It is recommended the Board of Trustees approve Board Policy 1330 and Administrative Regulation 1330 a-c, as presented. Motion by ____________________, Seconded by ________________________. Student Representative Preferential vote: ___________ Roll call vote: Ayes_____ Noes_____ Abstention_____ Absent_____ It is recommended the Board of Trustees approve Resolution No. 21-2007/2008, as presented. Motion by ____________________, Seconded by ________________________. Student Representative Preferential vote: ___________ Roll call vote: Ayes_____ Noes_____ Abstention_____ Absent_____ It is recommended the Board of Trustees approve an Agreement between the District and Central Valley Aquatics, as presented. Motion by ____________________, Seconded by ________________________. Student Representative Preferential vote: ___________ Roll call vote: Ayes_____ Noes_____ Abstention_____ Absent_____ *B. Approval of 2007-2010 Agreement with Turlock Classified American Federation of Teachers (TC-AFT). (Fusco) Included in the supporting documents is the 2007-2010 Agreement with TC-AFT. Also included is a copy of the tentative agreement which summarizes the Agreement. This includes a 3% salary increase retroactive to July 1, 2007, for all employees actually employed as of March 18, 2008. It is recommended the Board of Trustees approve the Agreement between the District and Turlock Classified ­ American Federation of Teachers (TC-AFT), which includes a 3% salary increase retroactive to July 1, 2007, for all employees actually employed as of March 18, 2008. Motion by _____________________, Seconded by ________________________. Roll call vote: Ayes _______ Noes ________ Abstention _______ Absent _______

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Turlock Unified School District Board Agenda March 18, 2008 7:40 p.m. IX. PERIOD FOR PUBLIC DISCUSSION X. INFORMATION *A. Determination of Project Priorities (McGuire)

Administration will present information regarding the Capital Facility Plan -Determination of Project Priorities. *B. General Education Budget Report (Decker)

Administration will present information regarding the General Education Budget Report. XI. CERTIFICATED PERSONNEL REPORT *A. Employment Approve the attached list of new substitute teachers for the 2007-08 school year. B. Employment ­ Turlock Adult School Ana Dean has been hired to teach Beginning and Intermediate Volleyball Spring 2008 semester. This is a community service class that does not require a credential. C. Additional Services Authorization is requested to compensate the following TJHS teachers at their hourly rates of pay for Peer Coaching during the 2007-08 school year. Funding: School Site Discretionary Block Grant Jamie Harrison Barbara Swier Carol Landers Diann Dickmeyer Not to exceed 18 hours Not to exceed 12 hours Not to exceed 12 hours Not to exceed 12 hours (Trainor)

Authorization is requested to compensate Christine Etchepare at the summer school rate, not to exceed 80 hours for teaching a before school instruction program beginning in March and ending no later than May 28, 2008. Funding: EIA

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Turlock Unified School District Board Agenda March 18, 2008 TJHS ­ Tutoring, summer school rate - 2007-08 school year. Funding: Summer School Jeanne Houlne Shalini Ramos Eugene Miller Rachel Foster-Chambliss David Drayer Kathi Dunham-Filson Rhonda Brown April Welch Elizabeth Batista Silveira Katherine O'Brien Karoline Waggle Jamie Harrison Not to exceed 25 hours Not to exceed 50 hours Not to exceed 65 hours Not to exceed 65 hours Not to exceed 50 hours Not to exceed 50 hours Not to exceed 65 hours Not to exceed 65 hours Not to exceed 20 hours Not to exceed 25 hours Not to exceed 85 hours Not to exceed 25 hours

THS ­ Change to Additional Services 2007-08 Remove: Frank Clementi Election Convention Club $500 Add: Daniel Baudino Drama Production Assistance $500 Authorization is requested to compensate Earl teacher Xavier Huerta with a Class VI/$365 Math Club stipend during the 2007-08 school year. Funding: SLIBG Authorization is requested to compensate Roselawn teacher David Rogers at his hourly rate to teach during his prep period, effective March 17 ­ May 30, 2008. Funding: General Authorization is requested to compensate Wakefield teacher Jennifer Spiteri at the summer school rate, not to exceed 35 hours for teaching Intersession during the 2007-08 school year. Funding: Summer School *D. Resignations/Retirements Katy Dockter has submitted her letter of resignation, effective June 30, 2008. Dennis Cornwall has submitted his letter to retire, effective June 30, 2008. Brett Tate has submitted his letter of resignation, effective June 30, 2008. Mary Ann Bloom has submitted her letter to retire, effective June 30, 2008 and participate in the District's Early Incentive Retirement Program. A copy of her Early Retirement Agreement is attached in the supporting documents.

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Turlock Unified School District Board Agenda March 18, 2008 Judy Sawicki has submitted her letter to retire, effective June 30, 2008. Bob Dennison has submitted his letter to retire, effective June 30, 2008. Don Wilkins has submitted his letter to retire, effective June 30, 2008. *E. Addendum It is recommended the Board of Trustees approve the Certificated Personnel Report as presented, with the Addendum. Motion by ______________________, Seconded by __________________________ XII. CLASSIFIED PERSONNEL REPORT A. Employment John Ralston, Student Aide ­ Cafeteria at Pitman High School $6.80 per hour, as needed, effective February 26, 2008. Terry Pellegrini, Substitute Typist Clerk, Range 9/Step 1, as needed, effective February 27, 2008. Griselda Francis, Cafeteria Cashier-Server at Pitman High School, Range 6/Step 3, 2 hours per day, school days, effective February 28, 2008. Brooke Harding, Substitute Para-professional, Range 9/Step 1, as needed, effective February 28, 2008. Christina Brasil, Substitute Para-professional, Range 9/Step 1, as needed, effective March 3, 2008. Delores Lewis, Substitute Typist Clerk, Range 9/Step 1, as needed, effective March 3, 2008. Michele McKiernan, Crossing Guard at Walnut School, Range 5/Step 3, 1.25 hours per day, school days, general funding, effective March 3, 2008. William Muse, Substitute Para-professional, Range 9/Step 1, as needed, effective March 4, 2008. Margarita Quinto, Crossing Guard at Crowell School, Range 5/Step 1, 2 hours per day, school days, general funding, effective March 4, 2008. Rochelle Hibdon, Substitute Para-professional, Range 9/Step 1, as needed, effective March 4, 2008. (Fusco)

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Turlock Unified School District Board Agenda March 18, 2008 Maria Johnson, Substitute Typist Clerk, Range 9/Step 1, as needed, effective March 6, 2008. Maria Garcia, Substitute Cafeteria Helper/Cashier-Server, Range 5 & 6/Step 1, as needed, effective March 6, 2007. Deidra Rodriguez, Substitute Para-professional, Range 9/Step 1, as needed, effective March 7, 2008. Amiee Elkins, Substitute Typist Clerk, Range 9/Step 1, as needed, effective March 7, 2008. Maria Monroe, Substitute Typist Clerk, Range 9/Step 1, as needed, effective March 7, 2008. Michaeleen Klee, Substitute Typist Clerk, Range 9/Step 1, as needed, effective March 31, 2008. B. Resignation Michaeleen Klee, Administrative Secretary I at Medeiros School, has submitted her letter of resignation for retirement effective March 28, 2008. Kim Williams, Special Education Para-professional ­ Severe at Osborn School, has submitted her letter of resignation effective May 30, 2008. C. Reassignment Connie King, Short-Term Typist Clerk at the District Office/Business Services, has been reassigned to the Short-Term Administrative Assistant/Receptionist at the District Office/Superintendent effective March 7, 2008 ­ June 30, 2008, unless terminated before that date by the district. Sherry Balfour, Short-Term Administrative Assistant/Receptionist at the District Office/Superintendent, has been reassigned to her position as Typist Clerk at the District Office/Business Services, effective March 7, 2008. D. Dismissal It is recommended that classified employee #34202 be dismissed effective March 7, 2008.

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Turlock Unified School District Board Agenda March 18, 2008 *E. Addendum It is recommended the Board of Trustees approve the Classified Personnel Report as presented, with the Addendum. Motion by ______________________, Seconded by __________________________. Roll call vote: Ayes_____ Noes_____ Abstention_____ Absent_____ XIII. CLOSED SESSION The Board of Trustees will convene in Closed Session regarding: Conference with Labor Negotiators -- Government Code Section 54957.6 District Designated Representatives: Mike Trainor, Assistant Superintendent Human Resources; Lori Decker, Chief Financial Officer and Debra Fusco, Director of Human Resources. Employee Organizations: California School Employees Association (CSEA) and Turlock Classified American Federation of Teachers (TCAFT) XIV. ADJOURNMENT Motion by ____________________, Seconded by______________________ that the meeting be adjourned.

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