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GREATER ANAHEIM SPECIAL EDUCATION LOCAL PLAN AREA


Greater Anaheim SELPA

Conference Room

7300 La Palma Ave., Bldg. 6

Buena Park, CA 90620

SELPA Office: (714) 828-1766


GASELPA BOARD MEETING

February 15, 2017

6:00 p.m.


AGENDA


1. CALL TO ORDER


2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE


3. ROLL CALL


4. APPROVAL OF AGENDA


5. APPROVAL OF MINUTES (Organizational) January 25, 2017

Motion by: Seconded by:

Vote:


6. APPROVAL OF MINUTES January 25, 2017

Motion by: Seconded by:

Vote:

7. 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.

8. REPORT OF EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

a. Executive Director’s Comments Discussion

b. Director of Business Operations’ Comments Discussion

c. State SELPA – none

d. Federal/State Budget Update

1. Fiscal Report – Special Education Costs Continue to Rise as Exhibit 1

Funding Declines

e. Legislative/Legal Update

1. AB 312 (O’Donnell), School finance, special education funding Exhibit 2

f. Community Advisory Committee (CAC) Discussion

g. GASELPA Training/Staff Development – January 2017 Exhibit 3

9. DISCUSSION INFORMATION

a. Greater Anaheim SELPA Funding

1. SELPA Special Education Funding Exhibit (AB 602) Exhibit 4

2. GASELPA AB 602 Allocation Exhibit 5

1. GASELPA Funding Exhibit 6

2. GASELPA Board Resolution 245-2014 Exhibit 7

b MediCal – Occupational Therapy (OT) Prescriptions Discussion

c. GASELPA Vision Impaired Services Discussion

d. Outstanding Service to Students with Special Needs Award Discussion

e. Orange County Department of Education – 2015-16 Annual Financial Exhibit 8

Report Findings and Recommendations

10. 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 14279 through 14348 Exhibit 9

2. Purchase Orders 16071 through 16084 Exhibit 10

b. Personnel Items

1. ABA Facilitator at Step 1, effective as noted:

a. None

c. Leave of Absence

1. Anderson, L ABA Facilitator Ext. Personal 2/13/17 - 3/10/17

2. Meisel, I ABA Facilitator Medical 1/24/17 - 2/15/17

d. Retirements

1. None

e. Resignations/Terminations

1. None

11. ACTION DISCUSSION

a. It is recommended that the Board approve the Independent Contractor Exhibit 11

Agreement with New Direction Solutions, LLC (DBA ProCare Therapy,

Inc.) to provide Licensed Vocational Nurse services to students with special

needs during their school day. Costs are $45 per hour, not to exceed $19,980.

Effective February 16, 2017 through May 26, 2017. Member district to

reimburse.

b. It is recommended that the Board approve Board Policy 6519.3 – Appointment Exhibit 12 of Surrogate Parent for Special Education Students.

c. It is recommended that the Board approve the Vision Impaired Exhibit 13

Paraprofessional job description.

d. It is recommended that the Board approve the hiring of an additional .50 FTE Exhibit 14

Vision Paraprofessional on a Short Term employment basis, for the period of

March 1, 2017 through June 30, 2017. Member district to reimburse.

12. COMMENTS FROM BOARD MEMBERS

Comments from the Board Members will be received and will be limited to five minutes per person.


13. ADJOURNMENT



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)828-1766 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.



NEXT BOARD MEETING

March 15, 2017

Greater Anaheim SELPA Office

6:00 p.m.