Board of Education/District Administration Office
August 10, 2021
Regular Meeting Agenda
Closed Session: 4:30 pm / Regular Session: 5:30 pm


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A.Regular Session
1.Call To Order
2.Public Comments On Closed Session Items Only
B.Closed Session
1.CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL – EXISTING LITIGATION (Paragraph (1) of subdivision (d) of Section 54956.9) Name of case: Student v. Santa Barbara Unified School District, Office of Administrative Hearings Special Education Due Process Hearing Case No. 2021060391 for August 10, 2021 (Wageneck/Schettler).
2.Approval/Denial of Interdistrict Transfer Appeals for 2021-2022 School Year, Education Code §46600-46611 Case No.'s: 202122-T8, 202122-T9 and 202122-T10 (Wageneck)
3.Petition for Readmission of an Expelled Student, Education Code §48918, Case No.: 201920-25 (Wageneck)

C.Return to Regular Session
1.Opening of Meeting
2.In order to provide language access, we will be providing simultaneous bidirectional interpretation in English and Spanish. If you are bilingual, you don't have to click anything. If you are NOT bilingual in English and Spanish, you will need to select your language in order to hear the interpretation. If you are on a laptop or desktop, you will see a globe at the bottom right of your screen, please click on the globe icon that says "Interpretation" and select English. If you are on an iPad or similar device, locate the 3 dot menu and select "Language interpretation", then select English.
3.We are offering American Sign Language (ASL) interpretation for this meeting. If you will be using ASL interpretation, please use the Zoom app on your computer, tablet, or phone to join this meeting. If you joined this meeting through your web browser, you may not be able to use the ASL interpreter at all times.
4.Pledge of Allegiance
5.Announcement of Closed Session Action
6.Superintendent's Report - The superintendent and/or his designee may report about various matters involving the districts. There will be no board discussion except to ask questions, refer matters to staff, or make brief announcement or brief report. No action will be taken unless listed on the subsequent agenda.
7.Student Board Report
8.Board Comments and Correspondence
9.Public Comments, Non-agenda Matters within Jurisdiction of the Board of Education

D.Consent Agenda
At this time the board will act on the items listed below. These items are considered to be routine and are normally approved by a single vote of the board without separate discussion in order to conserve time and permit focus on other matters on this agenda. Individual consent items may be removed and considered separately at the request of a board member or staff. The superintendent and staff recommend approval of all Consent Agenda items.
General Consent Items
1.Approval of Special Education Contracts for August 10, 2021 (Wageneck/Schettler)
2.Approval of Memorandum of Understanding Agreement between AHA! and GVJH for 2021-2022 school year (Wageneck)
3.Approval of Renewal Purchase of Envoy Visitor Registration System (Wageneck)
4.Second Reading and Approval of Exhibit 5144, Discipline Guidelines (Wageneck)
Education and Instruction
5.Approval of Site Contract Professional Development for Playground Supervisors on SEL and Structured Play During Recess and Lunch (Escobedo and Granger)
6.Request for Approval of LeMaster EDU Quotes for Professional Learning Workshops at Dos Pueblos and Santa Barbara High Schools During the 2021-22 School Year (Carey)

Approval of Human Resources Recommendations (Becchio)

8.Approval of Certificated and Classified 2021/22 Salary Schedules (Becchio)
Business and Finance
9.Approval of Purchase Order Report for August 10, 2021 (Hernandez)
10.Acceptance of Paid Commercial Warrants Register Dated July 1 through July 31, 2021 (Hernandez)
11.Ratification of Contracts/Grants and Memorandums of Understanding under $10,000 Each for August 10, 2021 (Hernandez) 
12.Approval of Student Transportation Agreement between Santa Barbara Unified School District and Freedog, LLC (Jump on the School Bus) (Hernandez) 

E.Action Agenda
1.Board Action on Interdistrict Transfer Appeal for 2021/2022 School Year, Education Code §46600-46611 Case No.: 202122-T8 (Wageneck)2 minutes
2.Board Action on Interdistrict Transfer Appeal for 2021/2022 School Year, Education Code §46600-46611 Case No.: 202122-T9 (Wageneck)2 minutes
3.Board Action on Interdistrict Transfer Appeal for 2021/2022 School Year, Education Code §46600-46611 Case No.: 202122-T10 (Wageneck)2 minutes
4.Board Action on Petition for Readmission of an Expelled Student, Education Code §48918, Case No.: 201920-25 (Wageneck)2 minutes
5.Approval of the Memorandum of Understanding between the California Department of Public Health and the Santa Barbara Unified School District for the Covid-19 Testing Program (Wageneck)10 minutes
6.Recognition of Juneteenth as a paid Holiday for June 2021 (Becchio)5 minutes
7.Approval of Amendments to Board Policy 6158 Independent Study as Required by Assembly Bill 130 (Carey and Escobedo)5 minutes
8.Approval of Platform Renewals for the 2021-2022 School Year (Loughridge, Rowse and Carson)10 minutes
F.Report/Discussion Agenda
1.** 7:00 PM - Time Certain ** COVID-19 Board Report #25 (Executive Cabinet)20 minutes
2.** 8:00 PM - Time Certain ** Summer of Learning Report Number #11 (Educational Services Team)20 minutes
3.Report on the relocation of Franklin Children’s Center and Expansion of Adelante Charter School (Vizzolini)15 minutes

Revised State Budget Impacts on SBUSD (Hernandez)

20 minutes
5.Transition from At-Large Elections to Trustee-Area Elections for the Santa Barbara Unified School District Governing Board (Price)20 minutes

G.(If Needed) return to consent items designated for Discussion

H.Coming Events
  • New Teacher Orientation, August 11, 2021
  • Professional Development Day, August 12-13, 2021
  • Summer Graduations, August 16, 2021
  • First Day of School, August 17, 2021
  • Back-to-School Night Calendar, visit our website for details
  • National Hispanic Heritage Month, September 2021
  • Labor Day, September 6, 2021
IFuture Agenda items
  • COVID report #26
  • Summer of Learning #12
  • SpEd Para-Professional Training
  • A-G Requirements Review
  • Board of Education Retreat, September 25, 2021
J.Next Meeting

Tuesday, August 24, 2021

Regular Board Meeting, 5:30 PM

Public Remote Virtual Participation Only