GASELPA BOARD MEETING
April 18, 2018
1. CALL TO ORDER
2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
3. ROLL CALL
4. APPROVAL OF AGENDA
5. APPROVAL OF MINUTES March 21, 2018
Motion by: Seconded by:
6. APPROVAL OF MINUTES Study Session - March 28, 2018
Motion by: Seconded by:
a. Community Advisory Community (CAC) Recognition Awards
8. PUBLIC RECOGNITION
a. Introduction of Guests
The Board will meet any guests in attendance.
b. Visitor Comments
This is an opportunity for the general public to address the Board on non-agenda items. Comments on items that are on the agenda will be heard when the item is considered. All speakers wishing to address the Board must fill out a VISITOR COMMENT REQUEST CARD in advance and present it to the Board President. All speakers from the audience must wait until the Board President recognizes them before making any statements. In the interest of time and order, all speakers from the audience will be limited to three minutes and will have only one opportunity to speak on any item. The Board reserves the right to limit the time on any single item in consideration of conducting the business of the entire agenda. Speakers will follow procedures specified on the
Visitor Comment Request Card.
9. REPORT OF EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
a. Executive Director’s Comments Discussion
b. Director of Business Operations’ Comments Discussion
c. State SELPA – April 4-6, 2018 Exhibit 1
d. Federal/State Budget Update Discussion e. Legislative/Legal Update
1. Fact Sheet – AB 3136 (O’Donnell) Exhibit 2
Special Education Finance Reform
2. SELPA Equity, Preschool and Significant Disability Exhibit 3
3. Assembly Education Committee Hearing – April 11, 2018 Exhibit 4
AB 3136 (as amended March 23, 2018)
4. School Services of California, Inc. – Legislative Report Exhibit 5
Dated March 29, 2018
f. Community Advisory Committee (CAC) Discussion
g. GASELPA Training/Staff Development – March 2018 Exhibit 6
10. DISCUSSION INFORMATION
a. Alternative Dispute Resolution Grant Update Exhibit 7
b. Executive Director Annual Review Discussion
c. Outstanding Service to Students with Special Needs Award Discussion
11. CONSENT CALENDAR
Items listed under the consent calendar are considered to be routine and are acted upon by the Board in one motion. There is no discussion of these items unless a member of the Board or the public requests specific items to be discussed and/or removed from the Consent Calendar.
It is recommended that the Board approve/ratify and authorize the following Consent Calendar items.
a. Business Items
1. Issue of Warrants 15121 through 15178 Exhibit 8
2. Purchase Orders 17085 through 17092 Exhibit 9
b. Personnel Items
1. ABA Facilitator at Step 1, effective as noted:
a. Abernathy, B 3/20/18
c. Leave of Absence/Modified Work
f. It is recommended that the Board approve Amendment #4 to the Exhibit 10
Independent Contractor Agreement with New Direction Solutions, LLC
(DBA ProCare Therapy, Inc.) to continue Adaptive PE (APE) Specialist
services at a cost of $80 per hour. Effective April 2, 2018 through May 18,
2018. Total contract costs not to exceed $93,500. All other terms and
conditions remain the same. Member district to reimburse.
12. ACTION DISCUSSION
a. It is recommended that the Board approve the Independent Contract Exhibit 11
Agreement with Susan Ferencz, Psy.D., to provide Psychoeducational
Assessments, which includes intake interview/forms; records review;
observation; rating scales; measures of cognition, achievement, processing;
comprehensive report/recommendations; one-hour parent follow up meeting
and one-hour school meeting. Cost is a flat rate of $3,500. Effective April
1, 2018 through March 31, 2018. Member district to reimburse.
13. COMMENTS FROM BOARD MEMBERS
Comments from the Board Members will be received and will be limited to five minutes per person.
In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, should special assistance be required for you to participate in this meeting, please contact the Greater Anaheim SELPA Office at (714)796-8960 at least twenty-four (24) hours prior to this meeting. This will enable the GASELPA to make reasonable arrangements to assure accessibility to this meeting.