National school district
NATIONAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
Minutes of the Regular Meeting
1500 N Avenue National City, CA February 8, 2012
Closed session was held from 5:02 p.m. to 6:03 p.m. President, James Grier, Jr.
announced that the Board held closed session in accordance with California
Education Code Section 48918: Student Expulsion-Student ID #2006735; with
Government Code Section 54957: Public Employee Performance Evaluation-Superintendent; and with Government Code Section 54957: Public Employee Discipline/Dismissal/Release. All board members were present with the exception of Alma Sarmiento who arrived at 5:05 p.m. Chris Oram was present from 5:02 p.m. to 5:17 p.m. and from 5:30 p.m. to 6:03 p.m. Andrea Naested was present from 5:17 p.m. to 6:03 p.m. Cindy Frazee was present from 5:30 p.m. to 6:03 p.m.
The public meeting was called to order by President James Grier at 6:07 p.m.
President Grier led the Pledge of Allegiance.
Rosie Alvarado, Barbara Avalos, James Grier, Jr., Alma
Chris Oram, Ed.D., Chris Carson, Cindy Frazee and Katie Filzenger
Recognized Ana Hernandez, Office Technician, Kimball School, as Employee of
On behalf of the Governing Board, Rosie Alvarado, presented Ms. Hernandez
with a framed certificate and a District logo watch.
Linda Cartwright, NCETA, spoke regarding the Central School Restructuring
Jean Howard, Central School Teacher, spoke regarding the Central School
Mary Allegra Findlay, Central School Teacher, spoke regarding the Central
Joanna Hartley, Central School Teacher, spoke regarding the Central School
Christina Sotelo, Central School Teacher, spoke regarding the Central School
Miriam Escobar, NCETA, spoke regarding items 4.F. and 4.G.
Alma Sarmiento moved and Rosie Alvarado seconded to approve the agenda
with the exception of item 8.A. which will be brought forward at a future
CONSENT CALENDAR/ROUTINE ITEMS OF BUSINESS
Alma Sarmiento moved and Rosie Alvarado seconded to approve the Consent
Approved minutes of the Regular Board Meeting held on January 25, 2012.
Ratified/approved recommended actions in personnel activity list.
Ratified/approved recommended actions in personnel activity list
The Governing Board gave pre-approval to hire the following employee:
Adopted tentative 2012-2013 school year work calendar.
Adopted tentative 2012-2013 school year work calendar
Adopted Side Letter of Agreement with National City Elementary Teachers
Association (NCETA) regarding the final settlement of a 2010-2011 grievance
Approved revised job description for Curriculum Technician Facilitator and
change the job title to District Website Technician at a cost of $2,900.00
Ratified notice of intention to dismiss from employment dated March 3, 2011,
and final action to dismiss from employment employee number 431-116
Approved the Findings and Recommendations of the Administrative Hearing
Panel pursuant to student expulsion for student ID #2006735.
Approved out of state travel for Katie Filzenger and Gina Mazeau to attend the
Imagine Learning Professional Development Seminar in Utah on February 23 –
Approved the District Annual Developer Fee Report for Fiscal Year 2010-11.
Approved the District Annual Developer Fee Report for Fiscal Year 2010-11
Ratified/approved purchase orders, contracts and warrants as summarized below
I. Purchase Orders #A03884-A03887,#C1064-
C1069, #F11369-F11415, #P2625-P2689, #S04782-S04783
II. Consultant Contracts (not to exceed $500 each)
POLICIES, REGULATIONS, BYLAWS
First Reading – No Action Required
Second Reading and Adoption
Liz Vazquez moved and Barbara Avalos seconded to approve Consultant
Contract # CT2808 with Scott Shaw for English as a Second Language classes for parents at Lincoln Acres School from February 13 through May 21, 2012 at a cost not exceed $2,025.00 (Title I and EIA funds). The motion carried 5-0-0.
Alma Sarmiento moved and Barbara Avalos seconded to approve Consultant
Contract #CT2807 with Epler Company to provide post-employment actuarial valuation services at a cost not to exceed $6,250.00 (General Fund). Following discussion, the motion carried 5-0-0.
Alma Sarmiento moved and Barbara Avalos seconded to accept the following
1. $250.00 from Walmart to Kimball School to be used for school
2. $171.98 from TerraCycle, Inc. to Kimball School to be used for school
3. $156.50 from Box Tops for Education to Central School to be used for
4. $6.67 from United Cerebral Palsy Association of San Diego County to
Ira Harbison School to be used for instructional materials.
5. $400.00 from Olivewood School PTA to Olivewood School to be used
for transportation for the Balboa Park/Space Theater field trip.
David Brashear, SDCOE, and Chris Oram gave an overview of the Central
Alma Sarmiento moved and Barbara Avalos seconded to approve the Central
School Restructuring Plan. The motion carried 5-0-0.
Liz Vazquez thanked everyone for their presentation. She also thanked the DSLT
for all their hard work. She commented that she was at the National City Public Library this morning and was happy to see students receiving free books and to see the visit being used as a learning opportunity. She shared that she will be joining Dr. Oram for the Red Carpet Tour of Dual Language Programs tomorrow.
Alma Sarmiento thanked everyone for their presentation. She also thanked the
DSLT for all their hard work. She commented that although change is scary, it can be good and we all want our students to succeed, including all the great teachers we have.
Barbara Avalos thanked everyone for their presentation. She shared that she saw
a lot of good teaching at her recent visits to Central and El Toyon. She also shared how beautiful the garden at El Toyon School is. She commented on the need to work on getting our school libraries back to how they used to be.
Rosie Alvarado thanked everyone for their presentation. She also thanked the
DSLT for all their hard work. She shared that she had the opportunity to visit a classroom at Central School and was very impressed with what she saw.
Cindy Frazee thanked the Central School staff for their comments. She also
thanked the DSLT for all their hard work.
Chris Carson congratulated the Employee of the Month.
Katie Filzenger informed the Board that Lincoln Acres School is going to have
their first walk to school day on Tuesday. She thanked David Brashear and Jean Madden, SDCOE, for their support with the DSLT. She commented on how wonderful it is to see one of our schools using their Title I funds to support ESL classes for parents. She shared that everyone is taking the journey together with
the Central School staff. Chris Oram thanked the Central School Teachers for joining the meeting. He
stated that it has been a difficult road, which the Central School staff has weathered with professionalism and grace. He thanked the DSLT for their hard work. He also thanked David Brashear and Jean Madden, SDCOE, for their support with the DSLT. He thanked Luz Vicario for her leadership as well.
James Grier Jr. thanked everyone for their presentation. He also thanked the
DSLT for all their hard work. He commented on the need to work on getting our school libraries back to how they used to be.
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