Greater Anaheim SELPA
7300 La Palma Ave., Bldg. 6
Buena Park, CA 90620
SELPA Office: (714) 828-1766
GASELPA BOARD MEETING
February 15, 2017
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:
6. APPROVAL OF MINUTES January 25, 2017
Motion by: Seconded by:
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
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:
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
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
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.
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