Board Actions Summary 5-12-20

Posted: Tuesday, May 19th 2020

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5-12-20 Board Actions Summary, Regular Meeting


Trustees Barrera, Beiser, Evans, McQuary and Whitehurst-Payne, and Student Board Member Patterson were present via Zoom Webinar. 


A.1. Call to Order, Roll Call, Establish Quorum


A.2. Pledge of Allegiance


B.1. Adopt Agenda


C.1. Student Presentation: None


D.1. Report on Closed Session: The Trustees took action to revise the 2019-20 and 2020-21 evaluation schedules of the Superintendent, General Counsel, and Board Action Officer due to district closure during COVID-19


D.2. Administrative Assignments: 


  • Instructional Support Officer- Logan Memorial Education Complex: Dr. Adrianna Chavarin-Lopez, Dr. Michael Vea  

  • Executive Director, School Innovation: Tavga Bustani (Closed Session 5-0)

  • Executive Director, Risk Management and Captive Insurance: Dennis Monahan (Closed Session 5-0)

D.3. ASB Presidents’ Reports: 

  • Zoe Burkart, San Diego HS ASB President

  • Ila Komasa, Point Loma HS ASB President and San Diego Unified School District President of the Council of ASB Presidents


D.4. Superintendent’s Information Report


D.5. Board Information Reports


The Board approved the following major agenda items (5-0, unless noted; [student preferential vote* shown in brackets]):


F.1. - F.3. All items on the Board Consent Agenda [ yes ]


G.1. Approve Agreements with the Administrators Association of San Diego City Schools (AASD) for the Certificated and Classified  bargaining Units Regarding the Impacts and Effects of the Reduction in Force in Accordance with Section 3457.5 of the California Government Code and Section 1031 of the Bylaws of the Board of Education [ Student Board Member does not vote on collective bargaining agreements ]


G.2. Resolution in Support of the Creation of Mountain View School as a District Pilot School [ yes ]


G.3. Student Recommendations for Alternative Graduation and Related Events for the Class of 2020 due to COVID-19 [ yes ]

The Trustees took the following actions: 

  1. Receive a plan from each high school for its graduation ceremony to be held on regularly the scheduled June date, with the possibility for an additional in-person ceremony later. The plan must be developed in conjunction with student leadership, meet public health guidelines, and be inclusive and accessible to all members of the Class of 2020.

  2. The district will provide support for each school’s plan including timely responses to schools, and resources such as physical or technical support.

  3. The Trustees would like a report on school plans at the May 26, 2020, Board meeting.

  4. The district will support later physical graduation ceremonies if health conditions permit, including caps, gowns, and memorabilia as normally provided for June ceremonies.


H.2. Declaration of Need for Fully Qualified Educators for 2020-21 [ yes ]


H.3. Resolution to Grant Permanent Easement and Right-of-Way for Public Sidewalk to City of San Diego on Portion of District-Owned Real Property at Paradise Hills Elementary School Site [ yes ] 


H.4. Adoption of Administrative Law Judge Proposed Decision as Final Decision of the Board of Education and Resolution in the Matter of Reduction of Certificated Employees [ yes ]


I.1. - I.36. - All items on the Superintendent’s Consent Agenda [ yes ] 

The following item was heard as Informational only:


H.1. Third Interim Financial Report Update, Fiscal Year 2019-20, in Compliance with Education Code Section 42131 

The next regular meeting will be held on May 26, 2020. 


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