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									                                CAMPBELL UNION HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT
                                        BOARD OF TRUSTEES
                                      Minutes – September 4, 2008

1.    OPEN SESSION

      1A. Call to Order

The regular meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Campbell Union High School District was called to order at
4:30 PM in the Board Room of the district office by P. Parker, Board President.

      1B.   Roll Call

Roll call indicated the following present:
                 Board Members:                           Pam Parker, President
                                                          Royce Peterson, Clerk
                                                          Matthew Dean, Member
                                                          Diane Gordon, Member
                                                          Margie Mitchell, Member -- Absent
                                                          Chris Kehoe, Student Board Rep.
                                                          Colin Weil, Alt. Student Board Rep.
                 Administration:                          Rhonda Farber, Superintendent
                                                          Raymond Cutten, Assistant Supt. Human Resources
                                                          Patrick Gaffney, Assistant Supt. Business
                                                          Patti Gregory, Assistant Supt. Curriculum & Instruction
                                                          Terry Peluso, Executive Director Student Assessment
                                                          Gaylene Hinkle, Administrative Assistant
                                                          Vince Nicoletta, CHSTA Representative

      1C. Adopt Closed Session Agenda

It was moved by D. Gordon, seconded by R. Peterson, that the Closed Session Agenda be adopted as presented.
The motion passed unanimously.

      1D. Identify Closed Session Items

P. Parker identified items to be covered in closed session.

      1E.   Adjourn to Closed Session

The Board adjourned into closed session at 4:31 PM and discussed the items listed below.

2.    CLOSED SESSION

      2A. Negotiations – CHSTA/CSEA/SEIU (District Negotiators: R. Cutten; P. Gaffney and R. Farber
          (Govt. §3549.1, §54957.6)
      2B. Admit Case .984 (District representative: T. Peluso) (Ed. Code §48918)
      2C. Admit Case .985 (District representative: T. Peluso) (Ed. Code §48918)
      2D. Claim No. P3090800109-01




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3.    RECONVENE OPEN SESSION

      3A. Adjourn Closed Session and Reconvene Open Session                                             **Action

The Board adjourned closed session and reconvened to open session at 5:30 PM.

      3B.   Pledge of Allegiance and Silent Meditation                                                  **Action

P. Parker led the flag salute followed by a moment of silent meditation.

      3C. Report Action Taken in Closed Session                                                         **Action

The Board adjourned into closed session at 4:31 PM at which time they discussed the items listed in Section 2. P.
Parker reported that no action was taken during closed session.

      3D. Adoption of Agenda                                                                            **Action

It was moved by D. Gordon, seconded by R. Peterson, that the agenda be approved as presented. Motion passed
unanimously.

4.    RECOGNITION/PRESENTATION

5.    PUBLIC HEARING ON NON-AGENDA ITEMS                                                          **Information

No one addressed the Board at this time.

6.    STUDENT BOARD MEMBER REPORT                                                                 **Information

The 2008-09 Student Board members introduced themselves. Chris Kehoe is a senior at Westmont High School
and Colin “CJ” Weil is a sophomore at Leigh High School. They gave a brief school report and are excited about
their new roles.

7.    INSTRUCTIONAL SERVICES

      7A. Metropolitan Education District (CCOC/P and MAEP)                                       **Information

D. Gordon reported that the next MetroED Board meeting is September 10 and a Back to School Night on
September 19.

8.    ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES

9.    BUSINESS SERVICES

10.   PERSONNEL

11.   SUPPORT SERVICES




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12.   CONSENT ITEMS                                                                                   *Consents

      12A. MOU between CUHSD and Santa Clara COE for Substitute Costs Incurred for ERWC
           (Expository Reading and Writing Course) Training

The Board approved this agreement by consent for reimbursement of substitute costs when the CUHSD teachers
are providing training.

      12B. Approve Overnight Field Trips

The Board approved the following overnight field trips by consent:
            Branham Choirs & Symphonic Band, Orlando, FL
            Westmont Speech & Debate, Stockton, CA
            Westmont Speech & Debate, UC Berkeley, CA
            Westmont Speech & Debate, Culver City, CA
            Westmont Speech & Debate, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
            Westmont Speech & Debate, Willamette University, Salem, OR
            Westmont Speech & Debate, Birmingham, AL

      12C. Declare Items Obsolete

The Board declared the listed items obsolete by consent:
            53 boxes of obsolete Math textbooks from Del Mar
            5 boxes of obsolete English textbooks from Prospect

      12D. Admit Expulsion Case .984

With the conditions of the expulsion satisfied, the administrative recommendation to admit student A.984 to a
school in the district was approved.

      12E. Admit Expulsion Case .985

With the conditions of the expulsion satisfied, the administrative recommendation to admit student A.985 to a
school in the district was approved.

      12F. Minutes: August 21, 2008 (Regular Meeting)

The August 21, 2008, regular board meeting minutes were approved by the Board by consent.

      12G. Deny Claim No. P3090800109-01

The Board approved insurance carrier ASC’s recommendation to deny this claim by consent.

      12H. Personnel Report

The Personnel Report stating Classified and Certificated: Employment, Resignation/Retirement, Promotions,
Change of Status, Compensation, Return from Unpaid Leave (Govt. Code 54957) was approved by consent.

      12I. Personnel Addendum

The Personnel Addendum stating Classified and Certificated: Employment, Resignation/Retirement, Promotions,
Change of Status, Compensation, Return from Unpaid Leave (Govt. Code 54957) was approved by consent.

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13.    REPORTS OF SUPERINTENDENT AND STAFF                                               **Information/Discussion

P. Gregory attended the first “programming” committee meeting at MetroEd. This meeting is a result of the
equalization issue and will continue to meet throughout the school year.

T. Peluso provided an AYP (Academic Yearly Progress) overview for the 2008 Spring CAHSEE (California High
School Exit Exam). The District, as a whole, is in Program Improvement because it did not reach its growth
target in English/Language Arts in the students with disabilities subgroup for the second year in a row. He
provided a summary of the difference between the state API (Academic Performance Index) and the federal AYP
(Academic Yearly Progress) and the components and complexities of the formula for each score. He shared each
of the schools individual scores, with the majority showing growth. The data will be examined and strategies to
address the shortfalls created.

R. Farber reported she will be representing the district at the Brookview Territory Transfer appeal hearing in
Sacramento on Wednesday, September 10.

14.    INFORMATION AND REPORTS

       14A. Reports of Association                                                                   **Information

           1. CHSTA: V. Nicoletta reported that CHSTA hosted a parcel tax volunteer meeting at Blossom
              Ridge.
           2. CSEA: No representative present.
           3. SEIU: No representative present.

       14B. Board Discussion Items                                                                   **Information

             1.     Board Goals/Superintendent’s Evaluation Tool

P. Parker passed out a summary of the Board’s discussion on July 12 regarding the Superintendent’s evaluation.

D. Gordon attended Branham’s and Leigh’s Sports Booster Meetings, and Westmont’s PTSA meeting.

M. Dean had no additional reports.

R. Peterson attended Branham’s and Prospect’s Sports Booster Meetings.

15.    ADVANCE PLANNING                                                                              **Information

P. Parker reminded the Board of their Back to School Night assignments.

D. Gordon asked for a report regarding what the district/sites did to address last year’s AYP results.

16.    FUTURE BOARD MEETINGS                                                                         **Information

      Regular Meeting            September 18, 2008         District Office      Closed Session             4:30 PM
                                                                                 Regular Session            5:30 PM
      Regular Meeting            October 2, 2008            District Office      Closed Session             4:30 PM
                                                                                 Regular Session            5:30 PM
      Regular Meeting            October 16, 2008           District Office      Closed Session             4:30 PM
                                                                                 Regular Session            5:30 PM


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17.    OTHER MEETINGS                                                                             **Information

      Leigh BTSN                    Thursday, September 11          Leigh                                6:30 PM
      Boynton BTSN                  Wednesday, September 17         Boynton                              5:00 PM
      Del Mar BTSN                  Wednesday, September 17         Del Mar                              6:30 PM
      Westmont BTSN                 Wednesday, September 17         Westmont                             7:00 PM
      Branham BTSN                  Thursday, September 18          Branham                              6:30 PM
      Teacher of Year Celebration   Monday, September 22            Heritage Theatre, Campbell           6:15 PM
      Prospect BTSN                 Wednesday, September 24         Prospect                             6:30 PM
      SCCSBA Meeting                Wednesday, September 24         SCCOE                                7:30 PM
      SCCSBA Fall Dinner            Wednesday, October 22           MetroED                              7:00 PM

18.    CLOSED SESSION (no additional time was required)

19.    ADJOURNMENT                                                                                    **Action

P. Parker adjourned the meeting at 7:00 PM.

I, Royce L. Peterson, Clerk of the Board, hereby certify that the foregoing is a full, true and correct copy of
minutes from a regular meeting thereof held at its regular place of meeting on the date shown above which is on
file in the office of said Board.



                                                    Royce L. Peterson




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