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Schoolsite Council 2014-2015

AGENDA & MINUTES FOR MAY 18, 2015

Westwood Elementary

Schoolsite Council Meeting

Monday, May 18, 2015

Westwood, 3:00 PM

 

 

AGENDA

 

 

 

 

 

  1. Welcome

     

  2. Open Public Comments

     

  3. Minutes from May 4, 2015 meeting

     

  4. Single Plan

     

 

 

 

 

 

Westwood Elementary School

School Site Council Meeting Minutes

May 18, 2015 in Library

 

Meeting begins at 3:14 pm

Attendees: David Ramirez, Terry Kremin, Jennie Smith, Christine Hintzoglou, Ken Nielsen, Lauren Steers and Jill Kimack

Welcome

  • Passed out the agenda and minutes from May 4, 2015.

  • Our last meeting for the school year.

Open Public Comment

  • No comment

Minutes from May 4, 2015

  • David Ramirez said there is a correction “RFAP” should be “RFEP”

  • Christine Hintzoglou motions to approve the minutes from May 4, 2015 after correction is made and Lauren Steers seconds the motion to approve minutes (7 YES0 NO).

Single Plan

  • Lorie O’Brien discussed with David Ramirez

  • The budget is good being $87 over in the balance

  • Certificated pay-like conference, tutoring, etc.

  • Classified is over a $1,000

  • Books and supplies over $2,800

  • Professional or guest speakers $8,500

  • Communications how we get information out to the parents$2,900

  • BaseTargeted SupplementalTargeted Supplemental Intentional

  • Assistant superintendent response to our Single Plan—perfect and fantastic

  • PBIS and Soul Shoppe goals are coming together with the money the district has given us

  • Three to four goals are being met

  • Jennie Smith asked is this the total Budget for the school site has to work with for the next school year

  • David Ramirez said yes

  • Intervention for payment with certificated personnel salaries

  • LCFF was new this school year, but late to us for the budget

  • Terry Kremin asks about the job that we voted on to terminate.

  • David Ramirez stated we did terminate that position and the money just rolled over into the Base

  • Victor Gomez used to be here as a translator – no longer at our site interpreter

  • Single Plan vote

    Lauren Steers motions to approve the Single Plan and Ken Nielsen seconds the motion (7 YES     0   NO)

  • Budget vote

    Christine Hintzoglou motions to approve the Budget and Jennie Smith seconds the motion

     (7 YES   0 NO)

     

Meeting adjourn at 3:45

AGENDA & MINUTES FROM MAY 4, 2015

 

 

Westwood Elementary

Schoolsite Council Meeting

Monday, May 4, 2015

Library, 3:00 PM

 

 

AGENDA

 

 

 

 

 

  1. Welcome

     

  2. Open Public Comments

     

  3. Minutes from February 23 meeting

     

  4. Single Plan

     

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Westwood Elementary School

School Site Council Meeting Minutes

May 4, 2015 in Library

 

Meeting begins at 3:07 pm

Attendees: David Ramirez, Terry Kremin, Shannon Pagan, Jennie Smith, Christine Hintzoglou, Ken Nielsen, Lauren Steers and Jill Kimack

Welcome

  • Passed out the agenda and minutes from March 23, 2015.

Open Public Comment

  • No comment

Minutes from March 23, 2015

  • Christine Hintzoglou and Terry Kremin found mistakes in March 23, 2015 minutes. Christine Hintzoglou will make corrections on the minutes and give to Jill Kimack.
  • Christine Hintzoglou motions to approve the minutes from March 23, 2015 after corrections are made and Terry Kremin seconds the motion to approve minutes (6 YES  0 NO  2 abstention).

Single Plan

  • Safety Plan with the Single Plan
  • Assurance document
  • Pupil outcomes
  • Pupil achievement
  • Pupil engagement
  • Work on 3 goals last school year
  • Blank pages for title one school
  • Measureable outcomes
  • Annual update-needs increase knowledge
  • First year of common core
  • District symposiums
  • PLC conference
  • IXL and Accelerated Reader- effective-purchased
  • Teacher training common core standards
  • Action plans-PLC conference and district symposium
  • We don’t have results of state testing
  • Keep funding for teacher conferences
  • Have parenting classes or conference for parents to learn common core
  • Parents can help with students with their homework so that discussed a website that Shannon will give us.
  • Terry Kremin attends  the Parent Advisory Council Meetings
  • Goal – need more time to assess
  • Attendance rate
  • Student achievement
  • Student attendance-we are continually working on to improve
  • Soul Shoppe will be coming
  • Parent Night meeting with Soul Shoppe in the fall
  • Library-needs more time – not effective yet
  • Parents to have resources
  • Need time to evaluate
  • Community
  • Common Core training
  • Attendance
  • SART meeting absences and tardies
  • Community outreach
  • Exercise Family Night- PFC sponsored this event-Shannon Pagan said she didn’t know about this event until she ran into a PFC board member. Jill Kimack states that PFC sent out master email and I did an all call for this event.
  • Email bulletin weekly upcoming events
  • C-6 parents voted on the classroom  newsletter in paper form or email –they voted on the paper weekly newsletter (this is how parents are aware of what is happening in C-6)
  • Announcement Boards outside each classroom—teachers post upcoming events there
  • Parents think we need a central place to locate  information regarding Westwood events
  • Electronic sign (marquee) Shannon Pagan asking why we don’t have one- David Ramirez states they are very expensive and the code to have an electronic marquee is also has to be looked into  
  • Need the calendar updated on website
  • Discussed ways to make it work effectively for the parents to get information about Westwood events
  • Teachers have buy back days-2 half days for assessments and 3 half days for collaboration
  • More time for evaluation-how helpful it was to have these half days for teachers
  • Early start time is being discussed
  • April and May intervention want to continue with this next school year, maybe computer lab rotation for afterschool intervention
  • RFEP
  • Measureable and outcome—don’t have the information yet—taking CAASP test now
  • 3 year plan—what can we do to increase our attendance 
  • We need someone to do the Westwood website
  • ELD—English language learners—kindergartens are doing well with ELD and for 30 minutes a day
  • Mobile devices-we didn’t purchase any at this time
  • Jennie Smith asked do all schools do ELD time-  David Ramirez replies for example some students  go to ALD in the morning and some other students go to ELD -- for the English-standard practice at all schools- Yes schools do – Mrs. Quinones (our vocal music teacher) evens teaches ELD
  • More time to evaluate- David Ramirez and Joan Doyle have been trying different ideas to get more parents involved with ELAC meetings
  • Holding the ELAC meetings the same night as PFC Meetings
  • Tried breakfast meeting
  • The same 3 parents attend the ELAC meetings
  • Budget piece of this Single Plan is still being worked on
  • Increase parent involvement
  • Pay for day care for parent meetings and extra pay for teachers for intervention, etc.
  • Goals on this Single Plan are projecting for next school year

                                                           

Adjourn at 4:03 pm

 

Another meeting will be held to vote on the Single Plan.

 

 

 

 

Agenda & Minutes from March 23, 2015

Westwood Elementary

Schoolsite Council Meeting

Monday, March 23, 2015

Library, 3:00 PM

 

 

AGENDA

 

 

 

 

 

1)  Welcome

 

2)  Open Public Comments

 

3) Minutes from February 23 meeting

 

4)  LCAP

 

Westwood Elementary School

School Site Council Meeting Minutes

March 23, 2015 in Library

 

Meeting begins at 3:07 pm

Attendees: David Ramirez, Terry Kremin, Jennie Smith, Christine Hintzoglou, Ken Nielsen, and Jill Kimack

Welcome

  • Passed out the agenda, minutes from February 23, 2015.

Open Public Comment

  • No comment

Minutes from February 23, 2015

  • Christine Hintzoglou motions to approve the February 23, 2015 minutes after the corrections and Terry Kremin seconds the motion (6 Yes0 No ).

  • Jennie Smith recalls the STAR testing is usually in March.

  • David Ramirez said now testing is in May

LCAP

  • Local Control Accountability Plan

  • Documents from the district 2014 to 2018

  • Goes along with the Single Plan

  • College and Career- district wide elementary,middle school, and high school, visual and perform arts, more counselors at middle and high school

  • Parent Family Community Engagement-parent liaison like title one schools, Support parent collaboration, and website and like tweeter, etc.

  • Professional Learning-learning practices, collaboration, common core state standards, coaches and support leader

  • Special Population- early childhood education, access, goals

  • District website for Summer School

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    EQUITY Goals

  • College and Career

  • Parent/Family & Community engagement

  • Professional Learning

  • Special Population

  • Common Core State Standard-board math, Accelerator Reader, grade level symposium

  • Technology and Tools- continue to work on at this site

  • Counseling – Soul Shoppe

  • Professional teacher development and parent night- how we can pair with parents at home

  • Soul Shoppe is being used at Wren and El Monte and soon at Westwood

  • Money to purchase these projects for our site

  • PBIS new at our site

  • CWA- SARB board- how to improve attendance

  • Access to College

  • Project based learning-example this week basketball

  • Sent link to staff

  • Adult education

  • Summer school

  • Parent teacher conference-second language learners

  • School messengers

  • Intervention classes

  • Translation service

  • Methods communication

  • Parent liaison staff mostly at title one schools

  • Social media place

  • Survey monkey

  • DLAC it the district level of the ELAC

  • Art & Science in Teaching

  • Collaboration

  • Classified training

  • Curriculum Engage NY

  • Foster Youth

  • Greater need for the older students.

  • PBIS to students

  • Behavior service-teacher to learn

  • LCAP funding

  • Elementary Principals met- all work on parent participation-all community are different, single plans are aligned

  • Website maintain by Jill

  • Jennie Smith asked if a parent can do it?

  • Staff member might want to volunteer to do this

  • Peach jar online flyer system

     

Adjourn at 3:56 pm

**Minutes corrected on 5-6-15

Agenda & Minutes from February 23, 2015

Westwood Elementary

Schoolsite Council Meeting

Monday, February 23, 2015

Library, 3:00 PM

 

 

AGENDA

 

 

 

 

1)  Welcome

 

2)  Open Public Comments

 

3)  Minutes from January 26th meeting

 

4)  Safety Plan

 

 

Westwood Elementary School

School Site Council Meeting Minutes

February 23, 2015 in Library

 

Meeting begins at 3:05 pm

Attendees: David Ramirez, Terry Kremin, Jennie Smith, Christine Hintzoglou, Ken Nielsen, Lauren Steers and Jill Kimack

Welcome

•        Passed out the agenda, minutes from January 26, 2015.

Open Public Comment

  • No comment

Minutes from January 26, 2015

  • Christine Hintzoglou reads over the January 26, 2015 minutes and finds errors.
  • Terry Kremin found an error in the January minutes also.
  • Jennie Smith asked if Westwood was doing smarter balance.
  • Christine Hintzoglou motions to approve the January 26, 2015 minutes after the corrections and Lauren Steers seconds the motion (6 Yes    0 No   and  1 abstention).

Safety Plans

  • David Ramirez shows the Safety Plan School Binder for 2014 to 2015
  • Data Summary
  • Action plan goals
  • Ingress and Egress map
  • Dress code
  • Disaster preparedness
  • Letter to the mayor inviting him to see our site’s safety plan
  • Mandated reporting
  • Expulsions and suspensions
  • School Site Council members will be looking at a smaller version of the safety plan
  • Ken Nielsen asked does the safety plan continue yearly if policy has not changed.
  • David Ramirez replies yes.
  • Parent handbook
  • **Safety Plan needs to have a correction made on Members page (X).
  • Mission statement
  • Westwood statement
  • Student data summary shows 2011- 12, 2012 -13 and 2013-14
  • Weapons and dangerous object
  • Attendance is a big deal
  • Westwood’s attendance is lower
  • Ken Nielsen asked if tardies were included
  • David Ramirez replies no
  • SART letters
  • CWA liaisons
  • Terry Kremin asked about progress on the intervention plan
  • 17 SST for parents this year so far
  • Positive procedures
  • Slight increase in suspensions
  • Support plan and documents
  • 7th year with BEST program
  • This school year working on BEST program and addition a new positive behavior plan with PBIS. PBIS training is going well. Staff is excited to implement this PBIS training into action at Westwood.
  • Attendance-school messenger
  • 2010 and 2011 5th grade Healthy Survey
  • David Ramirez will check to see if we will be taking a Healthy Survey
  • Added 100% attendance sheet
  • Spirit wear on Fridays
  • **Take off the signing class, math-a-thon and spell-a-thon
  • Running Club
  • Added Kindergarten thru 5 grades for Buena Vista Tutoring
  • David Ramirez holds behavior assemblies for each grade level
  • Christine Hintzoglou states (with a smile) that she needs an extra behavior talk for her classroom
  • Instrumental music-Karen Ashford
  • Social Climate:   teachers building PBIS,  reshape common expectation and the turn over in our staff
  • Physical environment:  beautifying  the school and landscaping
  • 5th grade vegetable planters
  • Terry Kremin suggest the parking lot have barrels with fake plants
  • Cheryl Monroe has a garden in the backyard of her classroom
  • Different goals
  • Add PBIS goals
  • Referrals-don’t have at this time
  • Other sites samples for referrals
  • LCFF not SLIBG in the budget
  • Discipline article from last year
  • Christine Hintzoglou asked “Will there be training on referrals or discipline on a Staff Development day?
  • Running Club on going
  • Board games at recess take it out for everyone
  • Another club maybe at lunch  beside running club
  • Second grade plays a game like “horse” in basketball with Ms. Betty
  • Encourage students to have good attendance
  • Classroom incentives
  • Perfect attendance daily
  • Need to have volunteers for work projects
  • Paw prints on the black top
  • David Ramirez will meet with PFC regarding beautification day

Terry Kremin motions to approve the Safety Plan for 2014-2015 after corrections and Ken Nielsen seconds the motion.  (7  Yes   and   0  No)

 

Adjourn at 4:24 pm

 

 

AGENDA & MINUTES FROM JANUARY 26, 2015

Westwood Elementary

Schoolsite Council Meeting

Monday, January 26, 2015

Library, 3:00 PM

 

 

AGENDA

 

 

 

 

 

1)  Welcome

 

2)  Open Public Comments

 

3)  Minutes from November 17th meeting

 

4)  Budget

 

 

 

 

Westwood Elementary School

School Site Council Meeting Minutes

January 26, 2015 in Library

 

Meeting begins at 3:06 pm

Attendees: David Ramirez, Terry Kremin, Shannon Pagan, Christine Hintzoglou, Ken Nielsen, Lauren Steers and Jill Kimack

Welcome

•        Passed out the agenda, minutes from 10-27 and 11-17

Open Public Comment

  • No comment

Minutes from October 27, 2014 and November 17, 2014

  • Terry Kremin motions to approve the October 27, 2014 minutes and Lauren Steers seconds the motion (6 Yes and 0 No).
  • Shannon Pagan arrives for the meeting. She did not vote on the October 27 minutes.
  • Ken Nielsen states there is an error under minutes ”no present” needs to be corrected to “not present”
  • Christine Hintzoglou makes a motion to approve the November 17, 2015 minutes and Shannon Pagan seconds the motion (6 Yes and 0 No and 1 abstention)
  • David Ramirez states that Bullying Survey that was supposed to take place in January, has not been completed by the students (per the November 17, 2015 minutes). He is still working on it and will be giving it out in February instead of January.

Budget

  • David Ramirez met with Julie Braun Martin last week regarding the budget.
  • Negative for supplies and materials, IXL program and others
  • Money needs to be transferred to clear all the negatives.
  • Software license for some grade levels (David Ramirez will pay for half and will be asking the PFC for the other half of the funds).
  • LCFF money (new single plan money) the district is giving us
  • The goal was talked about it in November
  • After school intervention (example a 6 week session)
  • Christine Hintzoglou asked is this in addition to Buena Vista Tutoring. David Ramirez replies “Yes.”
  • Need to talk to teachers to see how we can implement intervention
  • This would be for benchmark and assessments
  • We focus a lot on reading
  • Reading verses Math
  • Terry Kremin and Shannon Pagan both agree that we should concentrate on reading in addition to Buena Vista tutoring and Jewish Coalition tutoring
  • Hopefully start in February/March
  • Small groups (more student than Buena Vista tutoring has per teacher)
  • $55,000 in a budget for (carry over included)
  • Last year we talked about Soul Shop life skills and anti-bullying. Looking into Soul Shop to go along with our PBIS program. El Monte and Wren use this program.
  • We could be on the same pages as other schools that feed into El Dorado.
  • Soul Shop costs 3 to 4 thousand dollars
  • Psych intern or Council group or friendship group
  • David Ramirez is working with the district to get more time for psych to be on site or an intern
  • Common Core money the district gave our site
  • PLC conference a team is going to Phoenix in March
  • About one more group that will still need to go to another PLC conference, to cover the teachers at Westwood.
  • Great speakers
  • Common core money  is $15,000 is for technology and
  • Cohort that needs to write a technology plan, David Ramirez will be talking with a specialist this week regarding our site.
  • Christine Hintzoglou asked if we could have a tech in the Computer Lab to help out. David Ramirez replies “Possibly.”
  • IPad or Google Chrome book hearing different feedback on both.
  • Thinking of a mobile cart with chrome or IPad
  • Christine inquires about the crashing during iReady testing. David Ramirez states that the Site Tech would be the one to ask. He plans on having a meeting with our Site Tech.
  • Other ways for the money to be spent
  • Terry Kremin asks (the teachers in the meeting) what would be beneficial for students in the Computer Lab?”
  • Christine Hintzoglou states that the students need to learn keyboard skills. She also thinks Smart Board would be a great idea.
  • Smart Boards work with wireless laptops, they have them at Bel Air and some at El Monte. 
  • Projection on a white board
  •  Rolling white board
  • Christine Hintzoglou states that the Smart Boards are very interactive.
  • Not always rely on technology.
  • Information on the Smart Boards

 

Adjourn at 3:50

 

Agenda & Minutes from November 17, 2014

Westwood Elementary

Schoolsite Council Meeting

Monday, November 17, 2014

Library, 3:00 PM

 

 

AGENDA

 

 

 

 

 

1.   Welcome

 

2.   Open Public Comments

 

3.   Minutes from October 27 meeting

 

4.   Single Plan

 

Westwood Elementary School

School Site Council Meeting Minutes

November 17, 2014 in Library

 

Meeting begins at 3:05 pm

Attendees: David Ramirez, Shannon Pagan, Christine Hintzoglou, Ken Nielsen, Lauren Steers and Jill Kimack

Welcome

  • Passed out the agenda, minutes, and Single Plan (basic plan not all 24 pages)

Open Public Comment

  • David Ramirez spoke with Terry Kremin after school today. Terry stated he couldn’t make the School Site Council meeting today; he has a doctor’s appointment.

Minutes from October 27, 2014

  • Table the minutes for a while until our School Site Council members (two teachers) that are attending a Buena Vista Tutoring Celebration at this time.

Single Plan

  • Shannon Pagan asked “What is the purpose of the single plan, and is there accountability for teachers or students ?”
  • David Ramirez replies “The single plan is for the district, students, parents, teachers, School Site Council members and the community.”
  • Details on page 4
  • Healthy kids survey David Ramirez has done previously, he will be giving the students the Bullying Surveying in January.
  • Page 5
  • Technology-Common Core State Standards
  • Staff are going to the symposiums on Common Core
  • K-5 students 95.6% in general education and 89% for special education students
  • Attendance
  • PLC cohorts have been established
  • Several teachers from our site have gone to PLC Conferences already. Our site will be attending another one possibly in March 2015.
  • Page 6
  • We have 25% English Language Learners at Westwood
  • ELD instructional time is 30 minutes daily
  • Benchmark testing
  • Audit it was done for the district
  • How are we going to help our English language learners
  • Reclassify some of our students
  • Foster families and homeless families
  • Page 7
  • Staff will increase knowledge and have cohesive implementation of Common Core Standard
  • Positive Behavior Intervention and Strategies (PBIS) training that some staff members are attending this training
  • District training meeting and then the committee has presented what they have learned at the staff meeting. The committee will be holding monthly meetings. Discuss how to implement this into our site.
  • Computer literacy
  • IXL is new in our Computer Lab. Shannon Pagan states that “Bailey loves to use the IXL at home too!”
  • David Ramirez attend a meeting with Julie Braun Martin. She asked him “What can I help with?”  David Ramirez said “The budget.”
  • FISCAL has been working on the budget. We need a budget.
  • Jill Kimack needs to send out an email to remind the School Site Council Members of the meetings. Next meeting will be in January.

Minutes

  • The minutes need to be corrected the from October 27, 2014. Under “Minutes” first bullet that states “Ken Nielsen motions to approve the minutes from September 29, Lauren Steers seconds the motion (4 yes 2 no-because Christine Hintzoglou and Terry Kremin were not present at this meeting).” Correction needs to read “Ken Nielsen motions to approve the minutes from September 29, Lauren Steers seconds the motion (4 yes 2 abstention).
  • The meeting in January will have two sets of minutes to be voted on. The October 27 corrected and November 17, 2014.

 

 

Meeting adjourned at 3:36 pm

 

 

 

Westwood Elementary School

School Site Council Meeting Minutes

October 27, 2014 in Library

 

Meeting begins at 3:05 pm

Attendees: David Ramirez, Terry Kremin, Christine Hintzoglou, Ken Nielsen, Lauren Steers and Jill Kimack

Welcome

  • Passed out agenda, minutes and Bylaws

Open Public Comment

  • David shows the council members the Westwood Elementary School website. To show that the Schoolsite Council agendas and minutes are posted per the requirements of Schoolsite Council.

Minutes

          **ORIGINAL MINUTES

  • Ken Nielsen motions to approve the minutes from September 29, Lauren Steers seconds the motion (4 yes  2 no—because Christine Hintzoglou and Terry Kremin were not present at this meeting)
  • Lauren Steers motions to approve the minutes from September 30, Christine Hintzoglou seconds the motion (6 yes 0 no)

 

**CORRECTED MINUTES

  • Ken Nielsen motions to approve the minutes from September 29; Lauren Steers seconds the motion (4 Yes and 2 Abstention).

Schoolsite Council Training

  • David Ramirez goes through the power point Schoolsite Council Training presentation
  • David Ramirez and Jill Kimack need to improve on our Schoolsite Council agenda being posted 72 hours in advance
  • In a case of an emergency meeting, the agenda needs to be posted (Greene act) 24 hours in advance.
  • Don’t need to vote on Textbook Sufficiency any longer
  • Quorum is 50% of the members
  • Minutes need to have the actual number of voting members present for yes or no
  • Chairperson is David Ramirez
  • A tied vote is a lost or losing vote
  • Keep paperwork, agendas, minutes, etc. for 5 years
  • David Ramirez will call to see if we have to have a copy of the sign in sheet with signatures posted on the website.
  • Meetings cannot be tape recorded unless it is approved prior to the meeting.
  • English Learner Advisory Council
  • Lorie O’Brien     Director, School Support and Accountability
  • Marietta Cole    Senior
  • Power point will be sent to members that did not attend this meeting
  • David Ramirez goes over the binder

Bylaws

  • Reading over the Bylaws.  Checking to see if we need to make any changes/amendments. No changes/amendments at this time.

Open Agenda

  • Ken Nielsen asked about when will be receiving the budget. David Ramirez is not sure at this time.
  • Christine Hintzoglou asked if we ordered a LCD projector for the Computer Lab. David stated that we did and have it. Just need to put in a capital outlay to have it put the Computer Lab.

 

 

•        Adjourned at 3:46 pm

 

 

 

 

Agenda & Minutes October 2014

Westwood Elementary

Schoolsite Council Meeting

Monday, October 27, 2014

Library, 3:00 PM

 

 

AGENDA

 

 

 

 

 

1.   Welcome

 

2.   Open Public Comments

 

3.   Minutes from September 29 & 30

 

4.   Schoolsite Council Training

 

5.   Bylaws

 

 

Westwood Elementary School

School Site Council Meeting Minutes

October 27, 2014 in Library

 

Meeting begins at 3:05 pm

Attendees: David Ramirez, Terry Kremin, Christine Hintzoglou, Ken Nielsen, Lauren Steers and Jill Kimack

Welcome

  • Passed out agenda, minutes and Bylaws

Open Public Comment

  • David shows the council members the Westwood Elementary School website. To show that the Schoolsite Council agendas and minutes are posted per the requirements of Schoolsite Council.

Minutes

  • Ken Nielsen motions to approve the minutes from September 29, Lauren Steers seconds the motion (4 yes  2 no—because Christine Hintzoglou and Terry Kremin were not present at this meeting)
  • Lauren Steers motions to approve the minutes from September 30, Christine Hintzoglou seconds the motion (6 yes 0 no)

Schoolsite Council Training

  • David Ramirez goes through the power point Schoolsite Council Training presentation
  • David Ramirez and Jill Kimack need to improve on our Schoolsite Council agenda being posted 72 hours in advance
  • In a case of an emergency meeting, the agenda needs to be posted (Greene act) 24 hours in advance.
  • Don’t need to vote on Textbook Sufficiency any longer
  • Quorum is 50% of the members
  • Minutes need to have the actual number of voting members present for yes or no
  • Chairperson is David Ramirez
  • A tied vote is a lost or losing vote
  • Keep paperwork, agendas, minutes, etc. for 5 years
  • David Ramirez will call to see if we have to have a copy of the sign in sheet with signatures posted on the website.
  • Meetings cannot be tape recorded unless it is approved prior to the meeting.
  • English Learner Advisory Council
  • Lorie O’Brien     Director, School Support and Accountability
  • Marietta Cole    Senior
  • Power point will be sent to members that did not attend this meeting
  • David Ramirez goes over the binder

Bylaws

  • Reading over the Bylaws.  Checking to see if we need to make any changes/amendments. No changes/amendments at this time.

Open Agenda

  • Ken Nielsen asked about when will be receiving the budget. David Ramirez is not sure at this time.
  • Christine Hintzoglou asked if we ordered a LCD projector for the Computer Lab. David stated that we did and have it. Just need to put in a capital outlay to have it put the Computer Lab.

 

 

•        Adjourned at 3:46 pm

 

 

 

Agendas & Minutes September 2014

Westwood Elementary

Schoolsite Council Meeting

Monday, September 29, 2014

Library, 3:00 PM

 

 

AGENDA

 

 

 

1.  Welcome & Introductions

 

2.  Open Public Comment

 

3.  Textbooks/Textbook Sufficiency data

 

4.  Open Agenda

 

 

 

Westwood Elementary School

School Site Council Meeting Minutes

September 29, 2014 in Library

 

Meeting begins at 3:14 pm

Attendees: David Ramirez, Jennie Smith, Ken Nielsen, Lauren Steers and Jill Kimack

Welcome

  • Introduction
  • We don’t have an updated training video at this time
  • Pass out Schoolsite Council roster and meeting dates

Open Public Comment

  • No comments

Textbooks/Textbook Sufficiency Data

  • This is done every year
  • Westwood had the Williams Case visit last week. This is a San Francisco lawsuit that every student has textbooks and instructional materials. Also, school facilities must be clean, safe and maintained in good repair
  • Math, language arts, social studies, science
  • We have textbooks for each student here
  • Cannot vote on the Textbook Sufficiency Data because we didn’t have a quorum.

 

Open Agenda

 

  • You will be receiving a binder if you are a new member
  • Go over the bylaws in the next meeting
  • 2:45 earliest that Jennie can come, we discussed that 3:00 pm would work best
  • Our Safety Plan was approved by the board
  • Concord PD is involved with our Safety Plan
  • Jennie Smith asked does the staff see the Safety Plans, does it include drop off of students and the parking lot
  • Procedure of what parents should be doing  with drop off and staff parking lot is in the Safety Plan
  • David said at Staff meeting the drills are brought up
  • New staff member need to know our Safety Plan. David Ramirez will go over the Safety Plan at the next staff meeting
  • We will have to have an emergency Schoolsite Council meeting to vote on the Textbook Sufficiency
  • The meeting will be tomorrow afterschool at 2:15pm

 

  • Meeting adjourned at 3:34 pm

 

 

Westwood Elementary

Schoolsite Council Meeting

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Library, 2:15 PM

 

 

AGENDA

 

 

 

1. Welcome & Introductions

 

2.  Open Public Comment

 

3.  Textbooks/Textbook Sufficiency Data

 

 

 

Westwood Elementary School

School Site Council Meeting Minutes

September 30, 2014 in Library

 

Meeting begins at 2:15 pm

 

Attendees: David Ramirez, Terry Kremin, Sarah Mollwitz, Jennie Smith, Christine Hintzoglou, Ken Nielsen, Lauren Steers and Jill Kimack

Welcome

  • Introduction
  • We don’t have an updated training video at this time
  • Pass out Schoolsite Council roster and meeting dates for the members that didn’t attend yesterdays meeting.

Open Public Comment

  • No comments

Textbooks/Textbook Sufficiency Data

  • This is done every year
  • Westwood had the Williams Case visit last week. This is a San Francisco lawsuit that every student has textbooks and instructional materials. Also, school facilities must be clean, safe and maintained in good repair.
  • Vote on the Textbook Sufficiency Data. Jennie Smith motion to accept the Textbook Sufficiency Data, Christine Hintzoglou seconds motion (8 yes votes and 0 no votes).

 

Open Agenda

 

  • 2:45 earliest that Jennie can come, we discussed that 3:00 pm would work best

 

  • Meeting adjourned at 2:25 pm

 

 

    MDUSD Adopted Textbooks Matrix     Westwood Elementary School        2014 to 2015  
               
  LANGUAGE ARTS SBE Adopted 2002/MDUSD Adopted 2003   # Students # Books % Insufficient Resolution
  Reading            
K   Houghton Mifflin Reading California Houghton Mifflin 56 4 Big Books 0%  
1   Houghton Mifflin Reading California Houghton Mifflin 61 61 0%  
2   Houghton Mifflin Reading California Houghton Mifflin 60 60 0%  
3   Houghton Mifflin Reading California Houghton Mifflin 60 60 0%  
4   Houghton Mifflin Reading California Houghton Mifflin 65 65 0%  
5   Houghton Mifflin Reading California Houghton Mifflin 64 64 0%  
  SOCIAL SCIENCE SBE Adopted 2005/MDUSD Adopted 2006   # Students # Books % Insufficient  
K   California Reflections 2006 Harcourt Brace 56 4 Big Books 0%  
1   California Reflections 2006 Harcourt Brace 61 31/3 Big Books 0%  
2   California Reflections 2006 Harcourt Brace 60 60 0%  
3   California Reflections 2006 Harcourt Brace 60 60 0%  
4   California Reflections 2006 Harcourt Brace 65 65 0%  
5   California Reflections 2006 Harcourt Brace 64 64 0%  
  MATHEMATICS SBE Adopted 2009/MDUSD Adopted 2009   # Students # Books % Insufficient  
K   Houghton Mifflin California Math Houghton Mifflin 56 56 0%  
1   Houghton Mifflin California Math Houghton Mifflin 61 61 0%  
2   Houghton Mifflin California Math Houghton Mifflin 60 60 0%  
3   Houghton Mifflin California Math Houghton Mifflin 60 60 0%  
4   Houghton Mifflin California Math Houghton Mifflin 65 65 0%  
5   Houghton Mifflin California Math Houghton Mifflin 64 64 0%  
  SCIENCE SBE Adopted 2007     # Books % Insufficient  
K   California Science Macmillian/McGraw-Hill 56 56 0%  
1   California Science Macmillian/McGraw-Hill 61 61 0%  
2   California Science Macmillian/McGraw-Hill 60 60 0%  
3   California Science Macmillian/McGraw-Hill 60 60 0%  
4   California Science Macmillian/McGraw-Hill 65 65 0%  
5   California Science Macmillian/McGraw-Hill 64 64 0%  
  VISUAL & PERFORMING ARTS     # Students # Books % Insufficient  
2   Silver Burdett Making Music Scott Foresman 31 31 0%  
3   Silver Burdett Making Music Scott Foresman        
5   Silver Burdett Making Music Scott Foresman 34 34 0%  
              Note:  Walnut Acres ONLY:  3rd and 5th grade.  All other sites received grades 2 and 5.