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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

May 1, 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 March 15, 2017

Motion by: Seconded by:

Vote:


 

6.        RECOGNITION

        a.        Community Advisory Community (CAC) Recognition Awards

        b.        Recess

 

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:

a.        None

        c.        Leave of Absence/Modified Work

                1.        Vanderpool, L                ABA Facilitator        Extend/Personal          4/1/17 – 6/30/17

d.        Retirements

              1.          Satlow, G                ABA Facilitator        March 8, 2017               

e.           Terminations/Resignations

                          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.

 

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

June 21, 2017

Greater Anaheim SELPA – Conference Room

6:00 p.m.