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Minutes of Rescheduled Regular Meeting

The Board of Trustees


CORPUS CHRISTI INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT

A Rescheduled Regular Meeting of the Board of Trustees of Corpus Christi Independent


School District was held Monday, May 6, 2019 beginning at 3:30 p.m. in the Board Room,
Administration Building, 801 Leopard, Corpus Christi, Texas.

1. CALL TO ORDER at 3:34 p.m.

2. ROLL CALL-Establishment of Quorum

BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT


Ms. Catherine G. Susser, President
Ms. Jane D. Bell, Vice President
Ms. Alice Upshaw Hawkins, Secretary
Dr. Tony C. Diaz, Assistant Secretary
Mr. S. Jaime Arredondo
Mr. Marty Bell
Mr. John Longoria

STAFF MEMBERS PRESENT


Dr. Roland Hernandez, Superintendent of Schools
Dr. Maria Luisa Guerra, Deputy Superintendent
Dr. James Rosebrock, Chief Academic Officer
Dr. Ada Besinaiz, Executive Director of Educational Support/Counseling Services
Dr. Susan Holt, Executive Director for Curriculum and Instruction
Ms. Angie Ramirez, Executive Director for Elementary Schools
Dr. Ralph Silva, Executive Director for Elementary Schools
Mr. Scott Lisk, Executive Director for Support Services
Ms. Donna Hohn, Comptroller
Ms. Donna Adams, Senior Director of Certified and Professional Personnel
Mr. Sean Babcock, Senior Director for Technology Systems
Ms. Donna Adams, Senior Director for Human Resources/Certified and
Professional
Ms. Brenda Marshall, Director of Athletics
Ms. Leanne Libby, Director for Communications
Ms. Jody Houston, Director for Food Services
Mr. John Dibala, Construction Project Manager
Mr. Kirby Warnke, CCISD Chief of Police
Mr. Brian Nelson, General Counsel for Legal Services
Mr. Philip Fraissinet, Outside Counsel

3. INVOCATION-Dr. James Rosebrock

4. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE-Shaw ES

The Pledge of Allegiance and the Texas Pledge were led by Carmandy Ortiz and
Jasmine Luna, from Rose Shaw ES, Principal Rebecca Casas.

Carmandy is a 5th grade student and is the daughter of Carlos and Rachel Ortiz.

Jasmine is a 5th grade student and is the daughter of Isaac and Stacy Luna.

12. CLOSED SESSION

The Board of Trustees entered into Closed Session at 3:38 p.m., and returned
from Closed Session at 4:09 p.m.

A. Matters which the Board may discuss in Closed Session and upon which
action may be taken in Open Session:

1. Legal Matters: [Government Code, Section 551.071]

a. Receive legal advice related to any listed agenda item.

b. Receive legal advice related to communications, oral or written,


received by the Superintendent, a Board Member, and/or another
District employee or officer containing allegations which, if true,
might subject the District to legal risk.

c. Receive legal advice related to status of pending or contemplated


litigation and other legal proceedings.

d. Receive legal advice related to board policies and board operating


procedures, including board member request for information about
district procedures protected by attorney client privilege.

2. Personnel Matters: [Government Code, Section 551.074]

a. Matters relating to the evaluation, employment, reassignment,


duties, discipline, or dismissal of various central office personnel
and/or a public officer, including a school district trustee or
Superintendent.

b. Matters relating to the evaluation, employment, reassignment,


duties, discipline, or dismissal of various field personnel.
c. Matters relating to a charge or complaint brought against a District
employee or public officer, including a school district trustee.

d. Proposed Non-Renewal of Term Contracts at the end of the 2018-


2019 school year.

e. Approval of Recommendation for Termination of Probationary


Contracts at the end of the 2018-2019 school year in the best
interest of the District.

Upon motion by Mr. Arredondo, seconded by Ms. Upshaw Hawkins, the Board of
Trustees voted 5-0-2 to approve to terminate the probationary contracts of three
teachers at the end of the school year as discussed in Closed Session and to give
notice of such terminations. Dr. Diaz and Mr. Longoria were not seated at the time
of vote.

3. Real Estate Matters: [Government Code, Section 551.072]

a. Discussion and possible action relating to site selection/land


acquisition for possible construction site, to the extent discussions
would have a detrimental effect on the position of CCISD in
negotiations with third parties. [Government Code, Section
551.072]

5. BOARD OF TRUSTEES AND SUPERINTENDENT REMARKS-Limited to


expressions of thanks, congratulations, condolences and attendance at District
events.

Mr. Arredondo saluted nurses and shared his appreciation for all they do.

Mr. Longoria congratulated the two Ray HS students, John Longoria II and Robert
Moffitt for attaining the rank of Eagle Scout and those who volunteered their time
to help make that happen.

Mr. Longoria attended the Baker MS 7 th and 8th grade athletic banquets. He
mentioned how impressed he was at the high numbers of participants in athletics
at Baker MS.

Ms. Upshaw Hawkins gave a big shout out to nurses in our District and thanked
them for all they do.

Ms. Susser mentioned the Board of Trustees participation in the Lone Star
Governance II training and feels very positive about the team of 8 moving forward
with what they experienced at the training.
Immediately following the Lone Star Governance training, Ms. Susser attended
the First in Family ceremony and congratulated those families that participated.

Ms. Bell extended her best wishes to all of this year’s graduates and their
families.

Mr. Bell mentioned the Lone Star Governance II training and felt it was very
meaningful and had provided some great ideas for the board moving forward.

Mr. Bell also attended the First in Family ceremony and felt it was very moving.

Mr. Bell attended the Multi-Media Fair and was very impressed with the work done
by the students and also gave a shout-out to Police Chief Warnke for his
participation as a DJ. Mr. Bell thanked HEB for their generosity, as a corporate
partner in the Multi-Media Fair. He also thanked Cary Perales and her team for
organizing the event.

Mr. Bell wished students, throughout the District, success while taking STAAR
tests.

Dr. Diaz mentioned his enjoyment while participating in the Lone Star
Governance II training.

Dr. Diaz gave high praise to all our District teachers and nurses.

Dr. Diaz mentioned his enjoyment while attending the TASA/TASB Study Group
meeting, especially the key-note speaker, Ken Trevino from Texas Workforce
Solutions, who spoke about the multitude of jobs available and awaiting our
District graduates.

Dr. Hernandez expressed his enjoyment in attending the First in Family ceremony
that recognized 158 students who were the first in their families to graduate from
high school.

Dr. Hernandez recognized teachers and nurses and stated, "no one could be
where they are today if it wasn't for a teacher."

Dr. Hernandez recognized the Board of Trustees for their participation in the very
stimulating and arduous Lone Star Governance II training.

8. REPORT(S)

A. Special Education Program Updates


Presenter: MS. JENNIFER ARISMENDI
PPT: SPED Program Updates
Jennifer Arismendi, Senior Director for Special Education, provided Trustees
background information on the areas of Individuals with Disabilities Education
Act (IDEA) noncompliance identified by the Office of Special Education Programs
(OSEP), the TEA’s Corrective Action Plan (CAP) and its impact on CCISD’s
Department of Special Education.

9. CONSENT AGENDA ITEM(S)

Upon motion by Ms. Bell, seconded by Mr. Longoria, the Board of Trustees voted
7-0 to approve Consent Agenda items 9A-D.

A. Consent Agenda
Presenter: DR. ROLAND HERNANDEZ
Transmittal: Consent Agenda

1. Approval of Ratification for the Purchase and Installation of Library


Furniture and Shelving for New Windsor Park Elementary School-
$96,060 Bond 2016 Proceeds

2. Approval of Contractual Agreement for Engineering Services with


DBR Engineering Consultants, Inc., for Bond 2018 Fire Alarm
Project at 32 Locations Districtwide-$166,400 Bond 2018 Proceeds

3. Approval of Change Order to Reduce Construction Costs by


Unused Balances for the Central Kitchen Electrical Upgrades-
$20,000 decrease, Food Services Fund

4. Approval of Ratification and Amendment to the Contractual


Agreement between the Corpus Christi Independent School District
and Alan T. Fisher, PH.D., LSSP-$29,401 IDEA-B Federal

5. Approval of Contractual Agreement for the Purchase and


Installation of Boiler Replacement at Coles High School, Kaffie
Middle School and Kostoryz Elementary School-$83,612 Coles HS,
$85,294 Kaffie MS, $80,265 Kostoryz ES

6. Approval of First Award Extension for Asbestos Abatement


Services-$50,000 General Fund

7. Approval of Second and Final Award Extension for Student


Accident and Athletic Insurance-$190,370

8. Approval of Second Award Extension for Transportation Services


for Automotive/Bus, Wrecker, Tire and Windshield Repair-$170,000
General Fund
9. Approval of Second Award Extension for Discount Pricing for
Automotive/Bus Parts and Tires-$472,000 General Fund

10. Approval of First Award Extension for Time and Material Electrical
Services-$203,500 General Fund

11. Approval of Second Award Extension for Discount Pricing for


Plumbing, Maintenance, Electrical, Pain, Lock and Heating
Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Supplies-$633,000 General
Fund

12. Approval of Second Award Extension for Time and Material


Plumbing Services-$382,700 General Fund

13. Approval of Purchase for One (1) Maintenance Truck for Food
Services-$52,485 Food Services Fund

B. Approval of 2018-2019 Budget Amendments


Presenter: MS. DONNA HOHN
Attachment: Amendments

C. Approval of April 2019 Near Final Financial Statements through April 24, 2019
Presenter: MS. DONNA HOHN
Attachment: Financial through 4.24.19

D. Approval of Minutes

1. March 25, 2019: Curriculum and Students Committee Meeting

2. April 8, 2019: Regular Board Meeting

3. April 8, 2019 Fiscal Management Committee Meeting

4. April 15, 2019-Special Called Board Meeting

10. ACTION ITEM(S)

B. Approval of Guaranteed Maximum Price for the Construction of the Bond


2018 Single Entry Security Vestibules at Approximately 46 Districtwide
Campuses
Transmittal: GMP Security Vestibules

Mr. Bell left his seat at 5:05 p.m.

Dr. Hernandez left his seat at 5:06 p.m.


Mr. Bell returned to his seat at 5:07 p.m.

Upon motion by Dr. Diaz, seconded by Ms. Bell, the Board of Trustees voted 7-0 to
approve the Guaranteed Maximum Price of $2,806,368 for the Construction of the
Bond 2018 Single Entry Security Vestibules at Approximately 46 Districtwide
Campuses.

Dr. Hernandez returned to his seat at 5:08 p.m.

7. SPECIAL RECOGNITION(S)-This portion of the meeting is typically held at 5:00


p.m., but may occur earlier or later depending on the time spent on other portions
of the meeting.

A. Board Recognition(s)
Presenter: MS. LEANNE LIBBY

1. Recognize E. E. and Jovita Mireles, Luther Jones and Windsor Park


ES PTA's for receiving Texas PTA-One Voice for Every Child
Platinum Award

2. Recognize Preston Chavez, Mireles ES Texas PTA Reflections State


winner

3. Recognize high school campuses receiving Education to


Employment Partners and CCISD FAFSA Completion Challenge
awards

4. Recognize Harold T. Branch Academy Skills USA National


Competition Qualifiers

5. Recognize Collegiate HS Robotics team for District State


Championship and UIL Robotics State Championship win.

6. Recognize Mary Carroll HS Academic All-State Cross Country


Awards

10. ACTION ITEM(S)


A. Discuss and Approve Attendance Boundary Changes
Presenter: DR. ROLAND HERNANDEZ
Transmittal: Boundary Changes

Upon motion by Mr. Bell, seconded by Mr. Arredondo, the Board of Trustees
voted 7-0 to approve the attendance boundary changes as follows:

South Park MS
 Beginning in the 2019-2020 school year, South Park MS graduates will be zoned
for Moody HS.
 For the 2019-2020 school year, rising freshmen in the South Park MS zone, who
are zoned for Carroll HS, may choose to attend Moody HS or Carroll HS and they
will be able to stay through graduation.
 For the 2020-2021 school year and beyond, all Cunningham MS at South Park
graduates will attend Moody HS unless they apply for, and receive, a transfer.
 Bus transportation will remain available to eligible students.

Grant MS

 Beginning in the 2019-2020 school year, all Grant MS graduates will be zoned for
Carroll HS.
 For the 2019-2020 school year, rising freshmen in the Grant MS zone who were
previously zoned for Veterans Memorial HS will be permitted to choose between
Carroll HS and Veterans Memorial HS.
 Beginning in the 2020-2021 school year, rising freshmen in the Grant MS zone
who were previously zoned for Veterans Memorial HS will continue to have a
choice, as long as Veterans Memorial HS has the capacity.
 Once the new Mary Carroll HS opens, all rising freshmen and sophomores in the
Grant MS zone will be required to attend Carroll HS, with the rising juniors and
seniors who were previously zoned for Veterans Memorial HS will now have the
option to attend Carroll HS or remain at Veterans Memorial HS
 Bus transportation will remain available to eligible students in the Grant MS zone
who attend Carroll HS or Veterans Memorial HS.

Driscoll MS

 Beginning in the 2019-2020 school year, Driscoll MS graduates will be zoned for
Miller HS
 For the 2019-2020 school year, rising freshmen in the Driscoll MS zone who were
zoned for Ray HS, may choose to attend Miller HS or Ray HS and stay through
graduation.
 For the 2020-2021 school year and beyond, all Driscoll MS graduates will attend
Miller HS unless they apply for, and receive, a transfer.
 Bus transportation will remain available to eligible students.

Martin MS

 Beginning in the 2019-2020 school year, Martin MS graduates will be zoned for
Miller HS
 For the 2019-2020 school year, rising freshmen in the Martin MS zone who were
zoned for Moody HS, may choose to attend Miller HS or Moody HS and they will
be able to stay through graduation.
 For the 2020-2021 school year and beyond, all Martin MS graduates will attend
Miller HS unless they apply for, and receive, a transfer.
 Bus transportation will remain available to eligible students.

6. AUDIENCE PARTICIPATION-This portion of the meeting is typically held at


6:00 p.m., but may occur earlier or later depending on the time spent on other
portions of the meeting.

Andrea Johnson, a former Baker MS math teacher who represents C Math is


Easy, feels there is a need to coach math to older students and adults.

Dr. Nancy Vera, President CCAFT, stated that teachers are feeling unappreciated
and told Ms. Susser she should resign as President of the Board of Trustees.

Susie Luna-Saldaña, CCAUSE President, spoke in support of Ms. Susser and


thanked her for what she has done for the District and community.

Ms. Bell spoke in support of Ms. Susser and the fact that the Board of Trustees
operates as a team of 8.

11. CALENDAR - This item has been added to the agenda to provide an opportunity to
set dates for student and/or teacher hearings or to bring to the Board's attention
other special dates.

A. May 10, 2019: Del Mar College Commencement

B. May 17, 2019: Branch Academy Graduation at the Richardson Auditorium at


5:00 p.m.

C. May 17, 2019: Collegiate HS Graduation at Richardson Auditorium at 7:00


p.m.

D. May 20, 2019: Curriculum and Students Committee Meeting at 2:30 p.m.

E. May 20, 2019: Rescheduled Regular Board Meeting at 3:30 p.m.

F. May 23, 2019: Academic Achievers Banquet at the Ortiz Center at 6:30 p.m.

G. May 27, 2019: Memorial Day

H. May 29, 2019: Last Day of School

13. ADJOURNMENT-There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned at


6:02 p.m.
ATTEST:

Mr. Catherine G. Susser, President Secretary or other appropriate officer

Board of Trustees

Corpus Christi Independent School District


VETERANS AG to Carroll AG Transiiton Timeline

Agriculture, Food, & Natural Agriculture, Food, & Natural


Career Cluster
Resources Resources
START
STAFF Endorsement Business & Industry Business & Industry
DATE
Environmental and Natural
Program of Study Animal Science
Resources
Agricultural Science courses offered
Edna Gonzalez /AG Ausgust
STAFF 2020 Principles of Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources (1 cred) Grades 9-10 1 1

Agricultural Science courses offered


August
AG Staff Small Animal Management (.5 cred)/Equine Science (.5 cred) Grades 10-12 2
2021
Wildlife, Fisheries, and Ecology Management 2

Agricultural Science courses offered


August
AG STAFF Livestock Production (1-2 creds) 3
2022
Range Ecology Management 3

Agricultural Science courses offered

AG STAFF Veterinary Medical Applications (1-2 creds) Grades 11-12 4

Scientific Research and Design 4