CROZIER MIDDLE SCHOOL
School Site Council
May 14, 2009
I. CALL TO ORDER
A. Ngissah called the meeting to order at 3:12 PM in the Staff Lounge.
Steve Donahue - Presiding Officer (Assistant Principal)
Irma Soto-Altataetter (Counselor)
Beth Anne Baker - Secretary (Teacher)
Davina Mills (Teacher)
Lynda Logan (Teacher)
Aba Ngissah (Teacher)
Deborah Decker (Teacher)
Maria Narciso (Parent)
Monica Hernandez (Parent)
Mercedes Bautista (Parent)
Grace Turner (Parent)
Maria Zepeda (Parent)
Emelyne Guardado (Student-6th)
Karla Quinteros (Student-6th)
Dejan Irvin (Student -8th)
Chelsey Strachan (Student-7th)
Alternate Student: Miguel Tornes
Also present: E. Lyum (QEIA Coord./Teacher), Drew Gamet (Consolidated Coord)
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
•II. APPROVAL OF AGENDA
Table BYLAW AMMENDMENT (#1 of Action Items)
Motion: D. Decker
Second: G. Turner
All in favor.
•III. APPROVAL OF MINUTES from April 28, 2009
Ms. Turner wanted to agree with Ms. Soto's idea to offer a counseling class during the summer but wanted to say that it would be also beneficial for our students all year.
Motion: D. Mills
Second: I. Soto
All in favor. Moved.
IV REPORTS FROM THE COUNCIL:
- Principal: None
- Student: None
- ELAC: None
- Program Coordinator Financial Report: Mr. Gamet suggested new allocations to budgeting department based on percentages. The budgeting dept said we need to give them something by tomorrow or they will produce one for us.
Ms. Ngissah: I looked at it and had some questions (see hand out with handwritten calculations)
Mr. Gamet: Basically this is an object driven report which we would do once we had the single plan done when we need to match up what we want with the budget.
Ms. Decker asked about specific code numbers on the budeget.
Mr. Gamet: Those are called object codes.
Ms. Decker: What is the amount on page 5 of 12?
Mr. Gamet: Not sure maybe literacy coach.... will find out.
Ms. Ngissah: Page 2 of 12? Who are those program aides and what are those descriptions next to program aides.
Mr. Gamet: This is the type of conversation we should have in rewriting the single plan.What is the purpose for this position?
Ms. Ngissah feels we need more money in certain in certain areas. Go through each page of Ms. Ngissah's report.
Page 2 Teacher sub?> this is title one money for teachers who attend Title one Conf.
Program Aide > extra duty for summer testing is one example of how to spend this.
Page 3 Ms. Mills asked how much control we actually have over program aides:
Mr. Gamet: some latitude
Page 2 #4 Community laison is part time and most felt there should be more time added, but kept as is.
Page 3 Subscritions will be changed to $5000: All agreed.
Instructional supplies (parent) leave as is
Food supplies to $2000
Page 4 Questions about Consultants; Amount scaled back to $50, 0000.
Travel and Conf (parents) Change to $3,000.
Fieltrips: Ms. Ngissah asked it to be changed to $15, 000.
Printing: We all wanting this changed to $5,000.
District Printing: We all wanting this changed to $3,500...Agreed.
Dues will be increased for more Professional affiliations
Ms. Narcisso: Budget for repairs. Example the marqui)
E. ELAC: None Ms. Mills will talk to him.
V. HEARING SECTION
Mr. Agada asked for more time to collect common assessment data. A discussion about the different problems and limitations causing problems collecting data for different departments was had. Ms. Baker suggested we have a person in the school who scans the assessments.
VII. ACTION ITEMS
- APPROVE 3 FULL SATURDAYS TO WORK ON SINGLE PLAN
It was decided for this to happen during the week starting from June 22nd to July 31st with three teachers per department including the department chair. This would not exceed 36 hours.
MOTION to approve time for working on single plan: Ms. Mills
2nd: Ms. Baker
ALL IN FAVOR? MOTION PASSED
4. APPROVE names and pay for UCLA summer institute:
Mills: Funding Source?
Ngissah: QEIA and Title one
Narcisso: Is that meeting Prof develop. Requirements?
Mills:for ten people toward it.
Bautista: Report out when you come back?
Mills: We should create a form for participants to fill out when they return form conference.
Baker: Should include a space to write down and share what they learned and then keep forms in office filled out.
Ngissah: Survey team will work on this.
Motion : Narcisso
ALL IN FAVOR
Time 4:36 PM
Motion: Ms. Baker
Second: Ms. Mills