Student Teaching Agreement
The district partners with a number of institutions of higher education to provide student teaching experience to credential candidates. A new student teaching agreement with Western Governors University was approved.
Annual Agreement Renewals
Annual agreements related to Student Support Services were renewed for the 2017/18 school year. More information regarding these agreements can be found
Management and Confidential Employee Salary Schedules
Consistent with the recent collective bargaining agreements reached with the Association of Cypress Teachers and California School Employees Association, the Board approved a 2% salary increase effective July 1, 2016 and a 0.5% salary increase effective July 1, 2017 for management and confidential employees. Additionally, on the confidential employee salary schedule, the longevity increment of 13.25% beginning service year 22 was changed to 14% beginning service year 21, effective July 1, 2016.
The Board approved amended employment contracts for the Superintendent; Assistant Superintendent, Business Services; and Administrative Director, Human Resources/Induction, reflecting changes to salary schedules and contract terms.
Annual salary for 2017/18 $219,390
Contract term extended to June 30, 2020
Assistant Superintendent, Business Services
Annual salary retroactive to July 1, 2016 is $187,105.85, plus 3.5% longevity increment
Annual salary effective July 1, 2017 is $188,041.38, plus 3.5% longevity increment
Contract term ends June 30, 2020
Administrative Director, Human Resources/Induction
Annual salary retroactive to July 1, 2016 is $171,697.42, plus 10.5 % longevity
Annual salary effective July 1, 2017 is $172,555.91, plus 10.5% longevity
Contract term ends June 30, 2019 118.37
Substitute Speech-Language Pathologist
The district will contract with Pacific Coast Speech Services to cover the absence of two Speech-Language Pathologists while on leave between August and December 2017. The cost is not anticipated to exceed $65,000.
School-Sponsored Field Trips
In accordance with Board Policy 6153, the Board approved a list of school-sponsored field trips.
Disposal of Obsolete/Damaged Library Books
Instructional materials are inventoried periodically to identify items that are obsolete and/or damaged beyond repair. Following such an inventory, the Board authorized disposal of library books from each school.
Parent Education at King
The Parent Institute for Quality Education will offer a nine-week series of classes providing families with the knowledge and skills necessary to ensure their children achieve their full potential. The school will utilize its Title I and Title III funds to cover the cost of the program, which is not expected to exceed $12,000.
State Preschool Program
The Board adopted Resolution No. 178-01 approving an agreement with the California Department of Education and receipt of $459,378 for continuation of the district's State Preschool Program for the 2017/18 school year.
Use of Facilities Fee Schedule
District facilities are made available to various community organizations under the Civic Center Act. Districts are permitted to charge reasonable fees to cover the costs associated with such use, and fees may be adjusted annually for inflation. An updated fee schedule, reflecting a 3% increase, based on the Consumer Price Index for Orange County, was approved by the Board.
Transportation Agreement with Boys & Girls Club of Cypress
The Boys & Girls Club of Cypress provides free and low-cost after-school and summer programs for school-age children, including many from the Cypress School District. Under this agreement, the Boys & Girls Club may request assistance in transporting students from various schools within the district to the Club. Fees charged to the Club will cover the driver's salary and operational costs for the bus.
Arnold and Vessels Paving Project Completed
The repaving project at Arnold and Vessels by M.P. South, Inc. was completed over the summer at a cost of $175,597.30. The Board approved filing a notice of completion with the County of Orange.