September 3, 2008

  1. Call to order at 5:06pm
  2. Flag Salute
  3. A quorum was confirmed.

4.   Minutes approved for May 7, 2008
5.   Student Representative Report— Steve Ramirez, Genesse Carrillo, Bo Guillen

  1. DAC – Esther Mejia

a. At last DAC meeting, district needs were discussed
b. Categorical funds were discussed
c. Next DAC meeting, September 17, 2008

  1. Special Ed

a.  No report

  1. Title 1

a.  No report

  1. GATE –  Funds frozen because of state budget crisis
  2. Administration  - Sam Genis

a. Explained new AVID program.
b. Gear-Up program now at El Rancho.
c. Guided Study Program implemented this year.
d. CST results to be presented at next meeting/October 1, 2008.
e. New exterior doors have been installed throughout the campus.
f.  New textbooks have arrived and distributed.
g. New special education counselor- Frances Nguyen.
h. Update on trimester system. Semester system to be implemented in 2009-2010.



11. Separate or Action items
a.    Election results (Esther Mejia, Alfredo Martinez, David Angelo)
b.    Need a more legible copy of the by-laws
 12 . Public Comment
                     c.    Mrs. Mejia announced that the both cross country teams were rated in CIF.
 13.  Agenda—next regular meeting will be Wednesday, October 1, 2008.
a.               Election of officers/October 1, 2008.
                     b.    Food availability /cafeteria food/outside vendors.
                     c.    CST results/presentation.
                     d.    AVID and Gear-Up presentations.
                     e.    Guided Study presentation.
                     f.     Review by-laws.
                     g.    Need representation from special education, classified and certificated staff.
  14. Meeting adjourned at 6:40 p.m.