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GREATER ANAHEIM SPECIAL EDUCATION LOCAL PLAN AREA

Board Meeting Highlights

November 15, 2017

Item 7 (c):  Board Members were provided with copies of the agendas for the November 2017 State SELPA meetings.  Board Members were also provided with copies of the November 2017 State SELPA Committee Summaries.  

Item 7 (d)(1):  For informational purposes only, Board Members received an article authored by Coalition for Adequate Funding for Special Education titled “ 2018 Initiative to Expand Opportunities for Children with Disabilities”.  

Item 7 (e)(1):  Board Members reviewed the Coalition for Adequate Funding for Special Education – Legislative Report dated October 19, 2017.    

Item 7 (f) (1):  Board Members were provided with a brief update on the Community Advisory Committee.  

Item 7 (g):  Board Members reviewed a listing of the GASELPA Trainings/Staff Developments that were conducted during the month of October 2017.

Item 8 (a):  Board Members were updated on the Alternative Dispute Resolution Expansion Program that the GASELPA was awarded for 2017-18.

Item 8 (b):  Board Members reviewed a letter from the Orange County Department of Education accepting the GASELPA’s 2016-17 Unaudited Actuals report.  

Item 8 (c):  Board Members reviewed the Greater Anaheim SELPA 2016-17 Annual Audit prepared by Vavrinek, Trine, Day & Co., LLP.  

Item 8 (d):  For informational purposes only, Board Members received a schedule listing the GASELPA Board Members term dates.  

Item 8 (e):  Board Members reviewed a draft of the 2018 GASELPA Board Meeting dates.  

Item 9: Board Members held a Closed Session to discuss personnel matters.

Item 10:  Board Members reported out of any action taken during Closed Session.

Item 11 (a-f):  Board Members took action on warrants, personnel items and contracts.

Item 12 (a):  Board Members took action on the Independent Contract Agreement with Jan Casteel, Licensed Educational Psychologist.

Item 12 (b):  Board Members took action on the Independent Contract Agreement with Marc Lerner, MD.

Item 12 (c):  Board Members took action on the hiring of Lisa Colburn, Occupational Therapist.

Item 12 (d):  Board Members took action on the Greater Anaheim SELPA’s 2016-17 Annual Audit prepared by Vavrinek, Trine, Day & Co., LLP.

Item 12 (e):  Board Members took action on the First Interim JPA Certification of Interim Report for Fiscal Year 2017-18, pursuant to Education Code sections 41023 and 42131.