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Previous MeetingJune 30, 2014 07:00 AM
Special Board of Trustees Meeting
Turlock Unified School District Office Room 102
1574 E. Canal Drive, Turlock, CA
Character Counts June Character Trait: Citizenship and Fairness


Preliminary Information
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) 667-0633. Notification at least 24 hours prior to the meeting will enable the Governing Board to make reasonable arrangements to ensure accessibility to the meeting.
Any writings or documents that are public records
and are provided to a majority of the Governing Board regarding an open session item on this agenda will be made available for public inspection in the District Office located at 1574 E. Canal Drive, Turlock, CA, during normal business hours. Prior to the meeting, access full packets at turlock.csbaagendaonline.net, or at turlock.k12.ca.us
The District welcomes Spanish and other language speakers to Board meetings.
Anyone planning to attend and needing an interpreter should call (209) 667-0633, 24 hours in advance of the meeting, so arrangements can be made for an interpreter. El Distrito da la bienvenida a las personas de hable hispana a las juntas de la Mesa Directiva. Si planea asistir y necesita interpretacion llame al (209) 667-0633, 24 horas antes de la junta, para poder hacer arreglos de intepretacion.
Community members have an opportunity to address the Board of Trustees.

If you wish to address the Board on an agenda item, please do so when that item is called. The start times are only an estimate and items may be considered in a different order. Presentations will be limited to a maximum of three (3) minutes. Time limitations are at the discretion of the President of the Board.
Individuals with questions on school district issues may submit them in writing. The Board will automatically refer requests to the Superintendent.
Items listed under the Consent Calendar are considered to be routine and are acted on by the Board of Trustees in one motion. There is no discussion of these items before the vote unless a Board member, staff or public requests specific items be discussed and/or removed from the Consent Calendar. It is understood that the administration recommends approval on all Consent Items. Each item approved by the Board shall be deemed to have been considered in full and adopted as recommended.


We believe that
• Every person is unique and has equal worth.
• Every person can be a successful learner.
• People are responsible for their actions.
• The family experience has a profound impact on the development of the individual.
• Honesty and integrity build trust in all relationships.
• Motivation, hard work, and persistence are necessary to achieve full potential.
• High expectations yield greater levels of performance.
• A quality education enriches lives by creating and expanding opportunities.
• The positive actions of role models inspire people to excel.
• Service to others is vital in building a thriving community.


The mission of the Turlock Unified School District, a premier progressive educational system, is to ensure all students graduate as self-motivated, responsible citizens equipped to compete successfully in an ever-changing global society by delivering effective instruction that engages all students to reach their individual potential and highest achievements within a safe and caring student-centered environment in partnership with our families and diverse community.


1. We will ensure all staff have the curriculum, professional development, and support necessary to differentiate instruction, actively engage students, and effectively use assessment data in order to increase student achievement.

2. We will develop and implement interventions and supplemental services that are consistent across the District in order to accelerate learning and close the achievement gap.

3. We will establish and maintain an effective accountability system for students, staff, and families to ensure all are taking responsibility for their actions and working collaboratively as partners towards achieving our mission and objectives.

4. In partnership with families and our diverse population, we will identify, integrate, model, reinforce, and assess the character traits necessary to become self-motivated, responsible citizens in our community.

5. We will design a system to guide and support students in setting and achieving challenging personal goals tailored to their aspirations for post-secondary education and careers.

6. We will expand resources (financial, human, and partnerships) and ensure they are used effectively to best achieve the District’s mission as well as maintain fiscal integrity.

Approved by Board of Trustees:  Turlock Unified School District June 9, 2009

All Times Listed on this Agenda are Estimated

(D) Discussion Item
(V) Can Vote
(C) Consent Item
a. Call Public Session to Order     
b. Roll Call     
Unfold II.  7:03 am APPROVAL OF AGENDA   
a. Motion by ________, Seconded by __________ that the agenda for the meeting be approved.      (V)  
Unfold III.  7:04 am CONSENT CALENDAR   
a. *Approval of contract and Software License Agreement between TUSD and SchoolCity, Inc., a California Corporation, for use of SPARCS™ software for preparation of site SPSA (Single Plan Student Achievement), SARC (School Accountability Report Card) reports and will be used for the LCAP (Local Control Accountability Plan) reporting system. (Item 1)      (C)  
b. *Approval of the Memorandum of Understanding with TURLOCK CHAPLAINCY, INC. to provide qualified and trained critical incidence management in-school chaplains. (Item 2)      (C)  
c. *Approval of Solution Tree Professional Development Contract to provide additional necessary professional development related to Common Core. (Item 3)      (C)  
d. *Approval of the financial reports for the period of 06/01/2014 through 06/23/14. (Item 4)      (C)  
e. *Approval of Classified Personnel Report, with Addendums (if any)(Item 5)      (C)  
f. *Approval of Certificated Personnel Report, with Addendums (if any)(Item 6)      (C)  
g. It is recommended the Board of Trustees approve the Consent Calendar, as presented. Motion __________, Seconded by __________ Roll call vote: Ayes ___ Noes ___ Abstention ___ Absent ___      (V)  
Unfold IV.  7:05 am ADMINISTRATION   
a. (Information/Action) *Proposed Excell Center/Aspiranet 7-12 Fusion Charter School(Da Marto) (Item 7)      (D)  (V)  
  It is recommended the Board of Trustees receive information regarding the proposed Excell Center/Aspiranet 7-12 Fusion Charter school and approve the Charter as presented.

Motion by ______________________, Seconded by________________________.
Roll call vote: Ayes ________  Noes ________  Abstention ____  Absent _______.
b. (Action) *MOU for TUSD with Excell Center/Aspiranet for the 7-12 Fusion Charter School(Da Marto) (Item 8)      (V)  
  It is recommended the Board of Trustees approve the Memorandum of Understanding for TUSD with Excell Center/Aspiranet for the 7-12 Fusion Charter School.

Motion by ______________________, Seconded by________________________.
Unfold V.  7:25 am FISCAL SERVICES   
a. (Action) Approval of an Interfund Transfer from the General Fund to the Special Reserve Fund for Capital Projects for future capital project needs. (Decker)(Item 9)      (V)  
  It is recommended the Board of Trustees approve an interfund transfer for the 2013-14 fiscal year from the General Fund to the Special Reserve Fund for Capital Projects in the amount of $4,500,000.

Motion by ______________________, Seconded by________________________.
b. (Action) *2013-14 Designated Budget Revisions within the General Fund and Special Revenue funds. (Decker) (Item 10)      (V)  
  It is recommended the Board of Trustees approve the 2013-14 Budget Revisions as presented in the supporting documents.

Motion by ______________________, Seconded by________________________.
c. (Action) *Approval of Amendment to Work Calendars: Classified Management (Decker)(Item 11)      (V)  
  It is recommended the Board of Trustees approve changes to classified management work calendars as presented in the initial Classified Management Salary Schedule.  

Motion by ______________________, Seconded by________________________.
d. (Action) Authorization for payout of vacation liability for specific Classified Management(Decker) (Item 12)      (V)  
  It is recommended the Board of Trustees authorize payout of vacation liability for specific Classified Management as presented.

Motion by ______________________, Seconded by________________________.
Unfold VI.  7:40 am ADJOURNMENT   
a. Motion by ________, Seconded by_______ that the meeting be adjourned.      (V)  

(V) denotes "vote" (D) denotes "discussion" (C) denotes "Consent Item" (*) denotes "supporting documents"

Other Info

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