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Board of Education Meeting - Sep 18, 2013

Meeting Date & Time: Wednesday, September 18, 2013, 5:00 PM
Where: John Milne Community Board Room, Alice and Bruce King Educational Complex, 6400 Uptown NE
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Board of Education Meeting

AGENDA

 

Wednesday, September 18, 2013

5:00 PM

John Milne Community Board Room, Alice and Bruce King Educational Complex, 6400 Uptown Blvd. NE

Albuquerque, New Mexico

 

I.

Call to Order

 

A.

Pledge of Allegiance / Moment of Silence

 

B.

Roll Call

 

C.

Adoption of the September 18, 2013, Board of Education Meeting Agenda and Approval of the August 21, 2013, and September 4, 2013, Board of Education Meeting Minutes and the August 28, 2013, and September 13, 2013, Special Board of Education Meeting Minutes (Discussion/Action)

 

II.

Recognition of Students, Staff and Community

 

A.

Student, School, and Community Service Center staff for their excellent work managing student transfers, answering student, parent, and family concerns and facilitating the resolution of conflicts during the first weeks of school

 

B.

Kenneth Barreras, Rey Cordova, Erlinda Sanchez, Tom Drangmeister, Debi Cline, Richard Gabaldon, Julie Sanchez, Ed Drangmeister, Ron Warren, Rich Gerrells, Tyler Mason, Dave Vetter, Demetris Brandon, and Sal Gonzales of APS; Dennis Thompson, Zack Thompson and Andy Thompson of Shumate Construction; Joe Barraza and Gary Hines of Twisters; Lieutenant Colonel Thomas Gonzales and Sergeant Major Alex Garcia of the New Mexico National Guard; Steve Davis and J.D. Healy of Proview Networks; and Jack Jones of Gardenswartz Team Sales for their instrumental support in the successful grand opening of the APS Community Stadium

 

III.

Public Forum

 

IV.

Matters of Information

 

A.

Superintendent's Report

 

B.

Board Member Comments

 

C.

President's Report

 

V.

Special Issues

 

A.

Consideration for Approval of Race to the Top District Level Competition Submission (Discussion/Action)
Presenter: Joseph Escobedo, Chief of Staff, and Michelle Tigelaar, Grants Writer/Manager

 

B.

Consideration of Ratification of the 2013-2014 Negotiated Agreement between the Board of Education of the Albuquerque Municipal School District Number 12 and the Albuquerque Educational Assistants Association (Discussion/Action)
Presenter: Karen Rudys, Employee Relations Executive Director

 

C.

Consideration for Approval of the 2013-2014 Addendum to the Negotiated Agreement between the Albuquerque Municipal School District Number 12 and the Albuquerque Secretarial/Clerical Association (Discussion/Action)
Presenter: Karen Rudys, Employee Relations Executive Director

 

D.

Consideration for Approval of the Addendum to the 2011-2014 Negotiated Agreement between the Board of Education of the Albuquerque Municipal School District Number 12 and the Communications Workers of America Maintenance and Operations Bargaining Unit (Discussion/Action)
Presenter: Karen Rudys, Employee Relations Executive Director

 

E.

Consideration of Ratification of the 2012-2015 Negotiated Agreement between the Board of Education of the Albuquerque Municipal School District Number 12 and the Communications Workers of America Food Services Unit (Discussion/Action)
Presenter: Karen Rudys, Employee Relations Executive Director

 

F.

Consideration for Approval of the 2013-2014 Addendum to the Negotiated Agreement between the Albuquerque Municipal School District Number 12 and the Albuquerque Teachers Federation (Discussion/Action)
Presenter: Karen Rudys, Employee Relations Executive Director

 

G.

Consideration of Ratification of the 2013-2014 Negotiated Agreement between the Board of Education of the Albuquerque Municipal School District Number 12 and the Educational Police Officers Association (Discussion/Action)
Presenter: Karen Rudys, Employee Relations Executive Director

 

VI.

Approval of Consent Calendar Items (Discussion/Action)

 

A.

Consideration for Approval of Capital Outlay, Property and Technology Matters (Discussion/Action) September 17, 2013 Committee Meeting

 

I.

Approval of the Public School Capital Outlay Council (PSCOC) State Award for Arroyo del Oso Elementary School

 

II.

Approval of the Public School Capital Outlay Council (PSCOC) State Award for Atrisco Elementary School

 

III.

Approval of the Public School Capital Outlay Council (PSCOC) State Award for Collet Park Elementary School

 

IV.

Approval of the Public School Capital Outlay Council (PSCOC) State Award for Lavaland Elementary School Roof

 

V.

Approval of the Public School Capital Outlay Council (PSCOC) State Award for Marie Hughes Elementary School

 

B.

Consideration for Approval of Finance Matters (Discussion/Action) September 17, 2013 Committee Meeting

 

I.

Approval of Budget Adjustments for Grant Management

 

a.

Technology for Education, $772,162

 

b.

Alliance for Leading & Learning (ALL), $95,027

 

c.

Kirtland Korner, $77,111

 

d.

STARBASE La Luz, $25,000

 

e.

Target School Grant, $5,648

 

f.

Microsoft Settlement, $4,358

 

g.

APS Homeless Project-Tutors, $3,871

 

h.

Title VIII Impact Aid-Indian Ed., $2,685

 

i.

Indian Education Title VII, ($50,286)

 

j.

Title VIII Impact Aid-SPED, $(19,347)

 

k.

APS Homeless-Tutors, ($10,350)

 

l.

Title I Homeless-Sandia, ($6,111)

 

m.

Johnson O'Malley, ($4,214)

 

n.

National Relief Charities, ($1,437)

 

o.

APS Homeless-Food, ($551)

 

p.

Civil Air Patrol School Enrichment-CAP, ($250)

 

II.

Approval of Grant Management Inter-Function Transfers for August 2013

 

III.

Approval of Grant Management Intra-Function Transfers for August 2013

 

IV.

Approval of Student Transportation Services Budget Adjustment Request for School Bus Rental Fee

 

a.

South 14 Bus Company, $14,311

 

V.

Approval of Supplement to School Bus Fleet Service Contract

 

a.

South 14 Bus Company, $14,311

 

VI.

Approval of Budget Adjustment Request for Additional Charter School Transportation

 

VII.

Approval of Before and After School Program Services RFP #14-016RR-AM

 

VIII.

Approval of Cash Disbursements for August 2013

 

IX.

Approval of Operational Fund Inter-Function Transfers for August

 

X.

Approval of Operational Fund Intra-Function Transfers for August

 

XI.

Approval of Budget Adjustment for 21st Century Public Academy

 

a.

Increase BAR #001-027-1314-0002-I

 

b.

Initial Budget BAR #001-027-1314-0003-IB

 

XII.

Approval of 21st Century Public Academy Cash Disbursements for July 2013

 

XIII.

Approval of 31400 Special State Capital Outlay Budget Increase for Fiscal Year 2013-14

 

VII.

Announcement of Upcoming Board Meetings

 

A.

The next Special Board of Education meeting will be held on Friday, September 27, 2013, at 7:30 a.m., in the DeLayo Martin Community Room.

 

B.

The next Board of Education meeting will be held on Wednesday, October 2, 2013, at 5:00 p.m., in the John Milne Community Board Room.

 

VIII.

Adjournment

 











Minutes of Board of Education Meeting

Albuquerque Public Schools

 

A Board of Education Meeting of Albuquerque Public Schools was held Wednesday, September 18, 2013, beginning at 5:00 p.m. in the John Milne Community Board Room, Alice and Bruce King Educational Complex, 6400 Uptown Blvd. NE.

 

I.          Call to Order

The meeting was called to order at 5:00 p.m.

A.        Pledge of Allegiance / Moment of Silence

B.         Roll Call

Present: Dr. Analee Maestas, Kathy Korte (by phone until 5:52 p.m.), Lorenzo Garcia, Martin Esquivel, Steven Michael Quezada, Dr. Don Duran, and Dr. David Peercy

C.        Adoption of the September 18, 2013, Board of Education Meeting Agenda and Approval of the August 21, 2013, and September 4, 2013, Board of Education Meeting Minutes and the August 28, 2013, and September 13, 2013, Special Board of Education Meeting Minutes (Discussion/Action)

President Esquivel stated that the September 4, 2013, Board of Education meeting minutes and September 13, 2013, Special Board of Education meeting minutes are not ready for review by board members for approval.  Dr. Peercy motioned to adopt the September 18, 2013, Board of Education meeting agenda with the deletion of the unavailable minutes and approval of the August 21, 2013, Board of Education meeting minutes and the August 28, 2013, Special Board of Education meeting minutes.  Lorenzo Garcia seconded the motion.  Board members voted to adopt the agenda and approve the minutes.

 

II.        Recognition of Students, Staff and Community

A.        Student, School, and Community Service Center staff were recognized for their excellent work managing student transfers, answering student, parent, and family concerns and facilitating the resolution of conflicts during the first weeks of school.

B.         Kenneth Barreras, Rey Cordova, Erlinda Sanchez, Tom Drangmeister, Debi Cline, Richard Gabaldon, Julie Sanchez, Ed Drangmeister, Ron Warren, Rich Gerrells, Tyler Mason, Dave Vetter, Demetris Brandon, and Sal Gonzales of APS; Dennis Thompson, Zack Thompson and Andy Thompson of Shumate Construction; Joe Barraza and Gary Hines of Twisters; Lieutenant Colonel Thomas Gonzales and Sergeant Major Alex Garcia of the New Mexico National Guard; Steve Davis and J.D. Healy of Proview Networks; and Jack Jones of Gardenswartz Team Sales were recognized for their instrumental support in the successful grand opening of the APS Community Stadium.

 

III.       Public Forum

The participant in public forum expressed concern for the discontinuance of the retiree insurance subsidy.

 

IV.       Matters of Information

  1. A. Superintendent's Report

Superintendent Brooks reported on the following:

  • Secretary Duncan’s successful visit to Emerson Elementary School
  • September is National Attendance Awareness month and the impact of chronic absences on academic achievement
  • Last year, 16,000 APS students were chronically absent missing 10 percent or more of their time in school
  • New truancy prevention/intervention program pilot in 17 APS schools
  • APS’ first Parent University session for parents interested in their children’s academic
  • A is for Art! featuring 200 pieces of art for sale with proceeds going to the student artists, APS Fine Arts and the APS Education Foundation
  • High school seniors giving back to the community can be nominated as Selfless Seniors
  • Town Hall Meetings providing support to principals in explaining the teacher evaluation system to teachers
  • Community town hall meetings for parents and families to learn about the new end of course testing system and graduation requirements
  • Arne Duncan announced a grant award to APS for improving student achievement by increasing the effectiveness of teachers and principals

B.         Board Member Comments

Board members commented on the following:

  • Gratitude for the efforts of APS Maintenance and Operations Department for keeping our students and staff safe in schools and facilities
  • Support for the upcoming town halls, especially including teachers and parents
  • Concern for students and families who don’t have access to the internet

 

  1. C. President's Report

President Esquivel reported on the following:

  • Looking forward to hearing about the Race to the Top grant and the possibilities of receiving the grant
  • Concern for the traffic safety issue at Jefferson Middle School
  • Concern about the City Council passing a resolution to prevent a curb cut at Jefferson Middle School

V.        Special Issues

A.        Consideration for Approval of Race to the Top District Level Competition Submission (Discussion/Action)

Joseph Escobedo, chief of staff, explained the grant application that Michelle Tigelaar, grants writer/manager, has completed for the $25 million in funding from the U.S. Department of Education through the Race to the Top program. The plan is focused on middle schools to equip, engage, explore and excel personalized education for all students through the use of innovative technology, annual student/parent orientations, biannual counseling sessions, professional development for APS middle school teachers and expanding the Advancement via Individual Determination (AVID) program to all middle schools with a goal of closing the achievement gap and improving student academic success.

 

Issues discussed regarding this agenda item:

  • Concern about the digital divide, support from partners to provide resources, funding, and technology training for parents and students
  • Clarification of distribution of technological devices
  • Clarification of truancy statistics baseline and minimum number of days truant
  • Correction of statistics
  • Support for the middle school approach
  • Clarification of technology available for all of the middle schools
  • Source of funding for the position of the director of innovation
  • Office of Innovation will be made more robust, but when the grant is depleted, the positions will no longer be paid
  • Concern for adding positions that are paid with grant funding
  • Teacher and principal evaluation impact on grant funding evaluation
  • Factors of previous qualifying grant winners

 

Dr. Peercy motioned for approval of the submission.  Steven

Michael Quezada seconded the motion. Board members unanimously approved the Race to the Top district-level competition submission.  Kathy Korte was not available to vote on this agenda item.

 

B.         Consideration for Approval of the Ratification of the 2013-2014 Negotiated Agreement between the Board of Education of the Albuquerque Municipal School District Number 12 and the Albuquerque Educational Assistants Association (Discussion/Action)

Dr. Peercy motioned for approval of the agreement.  Lorenzo Garcia seconded the motion. Board members unanimously approved the ratification of the 2013-2014 negotiated agreement between the Board of Education of the Albuquerque Municipal School District Number 12 and the Albuquerque Educational Assistants Association. Kathy Korte was not available to vote on this agenda item.

 

C.        Consideration for Approval of the 2013-2014 Addendum to the Negotiated Agreement between the Albuquerque Municipal School District Number 12 and the Albuquerque Secretarial/Clerical Association (Discussion/Action)

Lorenzo Garcia motioned for approval of the addendum.  Dr. Peercy seconded the motion. Board members unanimously approved the 2013-2014 addendum to the negotiated agreement between the Albuquerque Municipal School District Number 12 and the Albuquerque Secretarial/Clerical Association. Kathy Korte was not available to vote on this agenda item.

 

D.        Consideration for Approval of the Addendum to the 2011-2014 Negotiated Agreement between the Board of Education of the Albuquerque Municipal School District Number 12 and the Communications Workers of America Maintenance and Operations Bargaining Unit (Discussion/Action)

Lorenzo Garcia motioned for approval of the addendum.  Steven Michael Quezada seconded the motion. Board members unanimously approved the addendum to the 2011-2014 negotiated agreement between the Board of Education of the Albuquerque Municipal School District Number 12 and the Communications Workers of America Maintenance and Operations Bargaining Unit. Kathy Korte was not available to vote on this agenda item.

 

E.         Consideration for Approval of Ratification of the 2012-2015 Negotiated Agreement between the Board of Education of the Albuquerque Municipal School District Number 12 and the Communications Workers of America Food Services Unit (Discussion/Action)

Lorenzo Garcia motioned for approval of the ratification.  Dr. Peercy seconded the motion. Board members unanimously approved of the ratification of the 2012-2015 negotiated agreement between the Board of Education of the Albuquerque Municipal School District Number 12 and the Communications Workers of America Food Services Unit. Kathy Korte was not available to vote on this agenda item.

 

F.         Consideration for Approval of the 2013-2014 Addendum to the Negotiated Agreement between the Albuquerque Municipal School District Number 12 and the Albuquerque Teachers Federation (Discussion/Action)

 

Issues discussed regarding this agenda item:

  • Clarification of voting statistics
  • Concern for the low voter turnout

 

Dr. Peercy motioned for approval of the addendum.  Steven

Michael Quezada seconded the motion. Board members unanimously approved the 2013-2014 addendum to the negotiated agreement between the Albuquerque Municipal School District Number 12 and the Albuquerque Teachers Federation. Kathy Korte was not available to vote on this agenda item.

 

G.        Consideration for Approval of Ratification of the 2013-2014 Negotiated Agreement between the Board of Education of the Albuquerque Municipal School District Number 12 and the Educational Police Officers Association (Discussion/Action)

Steven Michael Quezada motioned for approval of the agreement.  Dr. Peercy seconded the motion. Board members unanimously approved the ratification of the 2013-2014 negotiated agreement between the Board of Education of the Albuquerque Municipal School District Number 12 and the Educational Police Officers Association. Kathy Korte was not available to vote on this agenda item.

 

VI.       Approval of Consent Calendar Items (Discussion/Action)

Dr. Don Duran motioned for approval of the consent calendar agenda items VI. A. and VI. B.  Steven Michael Quezada seconded the motion. Board members unanimously approved the Capital Outlay, Property and Technology matters and Finance matters of the consent calendar. Kathy Korte was not available to vote on this agenda item.

 

A.        Consideration for Approval of September 17, 2013 Committee Meeting, Capital Outlay, Property and Technology Matters (Discussion/Action)

I.          Approval of the Public School Capital Outlay Council (PSCOC) State Award for Arroyo del Oso Elementary School

II.         Approval of the Public School Capital Outlay Council (PSCOC) State Award for Atrisco Elementary School

III.        Approval of the Public School Capital Outlay Council (PSCOC) State Award for Collet Park Elementary School

IV.       Approval of the Public School Capital Outlay Council (PSCOC) State Award for Lavaland Elementary School Roof

V.        Approval of the Public School Capital Outlay Council (PSCOC) State Award for Marie Hughes Elementary School

B.         Consideration for Approval of September 17, 2013 Committee Meeting Finance Matters (Discussion/Action)

I.          Approval of Budget Adjustments for Grant Management

a.        Technology for Education, $772,162

b.        Alliance for Leading & Learning (ALL), $95,027

c.        Kirtland Korner, $77,111

d.        STARBASE La Luz, $25,000

e.        Target School Grant, $5,648

f.          Microsoft Settlement, $4,358

g.        APS Homeless Project-Tutors, $3,871

h.        Title VIII Impact Aid-Indian Ed., $2,685

i.          Indian Education Title VII, ($50,286)

j.          Title VIII Impact Aid-SPED, $(19,347)

k.         APS Homeless-Tutors, ($10,350)

l.          Title I Homeless-Sandia, ($6,111)

m.       Johnson O'Malley, ($4,214)

n.        National Relief Charities, ($1,437)

o.        APS Homeless-Food, ($551)

p.        Civil Air Patrol School Enrichment-CAP, ($250)

II.         Approval of Grant Management Inter-Function Transfers for August 2013

III.        Approval of Grant Management Intra-Function Transfers for August 2013

IV.       Approval of Student Transportation Services Budget Adjustment Request for School Bus Rental Fee

a.        South 14 Bus Company, $14,311

V.        Approval of Supplement to School Bus Fleet Service Contract

a.        South 14 Bus Company, $14,311

VI.       Approval of Budget Adjustment Request for Additional Charter School Transportation

VII.      Approval of Before and After School Program Services RFP #14-016RR-AM

VIII.     Approval of Cash Disbursements for August 2013

IX.       Approval of Operational Fund Inter-Function Transfers for August

X.        Approval of Operational Fund Intra-Function Transfers for August

XI.       Approval of Budget Adjustment for 21st Century Public Academy

a.        Increase BAR #001-027-1314-0002-I

b.        Initial Budget BAR #001-027-1314-0003-IB

XII.      Approval of 21st Century Public Academy Cash Disbursements for July 2013

XIII.     Approval of 31400 Special State Capital Outlay Budget Increase for Fiscal Year 2013-14

VII.      Announcement of Upcoming Board Meetings

President Esquivel announced that the next Special Board of Education meeting will be held on Friday, September 27, 2013, at 7:30 a.m., in the DeLayo Martin Community room and the next Board of Education meeting will be held on Wednesday, October 2, 2013, at 5:00 p.m., in the John Milne Community Board Room.

 

VIII.    Adjournment

The meeting adjourned at 6:41 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

APPROVED: ____________________________

Martin Esquivel, President

 

 

ATTEST: __________________________________

Steven Michael Quezada, Secretary

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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