Greater Anaheim SELPA
7300 La Palma Ave., Bldg. 6
Buena Park, CA 90620
SELPA Office: (714) 828-1766
GASELPA BOARD MEETING
May 1, 2017
1. CALL TO ORDER
2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
3. ROLL CALL
4. APPROVAL OF AGENDA
5. APPROVAL OF MINUTES March 15, 2017
Motion by: Seconded by:
a. Community Advisory Community (CAC) Recognition Awards
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 – April 5-7, 2017 Exhibit 1
d. Federal/State Budget Update
1. Calculation of Federal Local Assistance – Estimate 40% Allocation Exhibit 2
e. Legislative /Legal Update
1. AB 312 (O’Donnell) Special Education Finance – Position: Support Exhibit 3
f. Community Advisory Committee (CAC) Discussion
g. GASELPA Training/Staff Development – March 2016 Exhibit 4
9. DISCUSSION INFORMATION
a. Joint Letter – Response to Public Policy Institute of California (PPIC) and Exhibit 5
2015 California Special Education Task Force Reports Regarding
Special Education Finance
b. Draft - Executive Director Annual Review Handout
c. Outstanding Service to Students with Special Needs Award Discussion
d. Second Interim Report – Orange County Department of Education Exhibit 6
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 14396 through 14459 Exhibit 7
2. Purchase Orders 16091 through 16103 Exhibit 8
b. Personnel Items
1. ABA Facilitator at Step 1, effective as noted:
c. Leave of Absence/Modified Work
1. Vanderpool, L ABA Facilitator Extend/Personal 4/1/17 – 6/30/17
1. Satlow, G ABA Facilitator March 8, 2017
1. Beighton, L Administrative Assistant Resignation March 31, 2017
f. It is recommended that the Board approve Amendment #2 to the Exhibit 9
Contractor Agreement with New Direction Solutions, LLC (DBA ProCare
Therapy, Inc.) to include Adaptive PE (APE) Specialist services at a cost
of $80 per hour. Total contract not to exceed $53,260. Effective February
16, 2017 through June 30, 2017. Member district to reimburse.
11. ACTION DISCUSSION
a. It is recommended that the Board approve the Independent Contract Exhibit 10
Agreement with Therapy Travelers, to provide Speech Language Pathologist
Assistant (SLPA) services. Services to be provided during student’s school day
at a cost of $57.00 per hour. Total costs not to exceed $23,712.00. Effective
April 3, 2017 through June 30, 2017. Member district to reimburse.
b. It is recommended that the Board approve implementing a Part-Time Exhibit 11
Administrative Assistant position and corresponding hourly salary.
Effective April 1, 2017.
c. It is recommended that the Board approve the hiring of Laurie
Beighton on a Short-Term basis as a Part-Time Administrative Assistant,
starting at Step 5 of the Greater Anaheim SELPA Classified Salary Schedule.
Effective April 1, 2017 and ending no later than June 30, 2017.
d. It is recommended that the Board approve establishing a Director of Exhibit 12
Business Operations’ salary schedule on the Greater Anaheim Classified
Salary Schedule starting at Step 1 annual salary of $137,868 and ending at
Step 4 annual salary of $155,436. Effective July 1, 2017.
e. It is recommended that the Board approve Amendment No. 2 to the Director Exhibit 13
of Business Operations’ - Contract for Employment as follows: increasing
annual salary to Step 1- Director of Business Operations’ of the Greater
Anaheim SELPA Classified Salary Schedule and move up a Step in Column
annually thereafter, payment of annual professional dues to California
Association of School Business Officers (CASBO), reimbursement of mileage
traveled at the standard IRS approved rate and extending contract term
through June 30, 2020. Effective July 1, 2017.
f. It is recommended that the Board approve Amendment No. 1 to the Executive Exhibit 14
Director - Contract for Employment increasing annual salary to the same
level as the Anaheim Union High School District Assistant Superintendent
salary of Two Hundred Two Thousand Four Hundred Thirty Two dollars
($202,432) and extending contract term through June 30, 2020. Effective
July 1, 2017.
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
June 21, 2017
Greater Anaheim SELPA – Conference Room