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Avance Executive Board – Special Meeting of June 29, 2018 9:00AM

posted Jun 28, 2018, 8:51 AM by Marcelo Olmos   [ updated Jun 28, 2018, 8:59 AM ]

This meeting will be held and conducted in accordance with the terms and provisions of the Ralph M. Brown Act California Government Code Sections 54953(b), et seq. which allows for the use of teleconferencing technology, provided that:

1.     The meeting notice must specifically identify all teleconference locations.

2.     An agenda must be posted at each teleconference location and list each teleconference location in the notice and agenda.

3.     Each teleconference meeting agenda must ensure the public’s right to testify at each teleconference location in accordance with section 54954.3

4.     The meeting location must be fully accessible to members of the public, and be accessible to the disabled.

5.     At least a quorum of the members of the body must participate from locations that are within the boundaries over which the body exercises jurisdiction.

6.     All votes taken during a teleconference meeting must be conducted by roll call.

 

Meeting Location:

Avance Main Office, 115 N Avenue 53, Los Angeles, CA 90042

These locations will host a teleconference location: 

        115 N Avenue 53, Los Angeles, CA 90042 

Teleconference access number: 605-475-6333 code 187887#

 

1.     Preliminary

1.     Call to order

2.     Roll call

3.     Approval of Agenda

4.     Approval of Meeting Minutes of prior meetings on 06/23/2018.

 

2.     Communications

1.     Public Comment on Agenda Items

At this time the board will hear comments from members of the public who wish to speak on an agenda item. Public comment on each item may be limited by the Board based open the number of speakers who wish to be heard. Members of the public who wish to speak on an item should contact the central office directions on process and to establish their order of speaking.


2.     Public Comment on Non-Agenda Items

At this time members of the public may bring up an item not on the agenda. Board members will hear the item but may not comment or take any action. Board members may ask that the item be placed on a future agenda. The Board may limit the time allocated for such comment and interested members of the public should follow the procedures outlined above for “Agenda Items.”


3.  For Action and Approval:

 of the Preliminary 2018-2019 Budget, presented by the Finance Committee, Executive Director and Charter Impact. 


4.  For Action and Approval:

of the 2018-2019 Consolidated Application, presented by the Executive Director. 


5.  For Action and Approval:

of the 2018-2019 EPA Spending Resolution, presented by the Executive Director. 


6.  For Action and Approval:

of the recognition of the Finance Committee to assume duties of the Audit Committee, presented by the Executive Director. 


7.  For Action and Approval:

 of the 2018-2019 Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP), presented by the Executive Director.


8.  For Action and Approval:

 of the 2018-2019 contract for professional development services via Success for All (SFA), presented by the Executive Director.


9.  For Action and Approval:

 of the 2018-2019 contract for financial business management services via Charter Impact, presented by the Executive Director.


10.  For Action and Approval:

 of the 2018-2019 contract for information technology services via Charter Tech Services, presented by the Executive Director.


11.  For Information: 

i.  End of The Year Report, presented by the Executive Director

ii.  End of The Year Report, presented by the Principal.

iii. End of The Year Report, presented by the Development Director

 

3.     Closed Session


Under the authority of Government Code Section 54956.9, the Avance Executive Board may recess to Closed Session to consider these items:


No Closed Session Scheduled. 


      4. Adjournment

Avance Executive Board – Regular Meeting of June 23, 2018 9:00AM

posted Jun 19, 2018, 9:26 PM by Marcelo Olmos

This meeting will be held and conducted in accordance with the terms and provisions of the Ralph M. Brown Act California Government Code Sections 54953(b), et seq. which allows for the use of teleconferencing technology, provided that:

1.     The meeting notice must specifically identify all teleconference locations.

2.     An agenda must be posted at each teleconference location and list each teleconference location in the notice and agenda.

3.     Each teleconference meeting agenda must ensure the public’s right to testify at each teleconference location in accordance with section 54954.3

4.     The meeting location must be fully accessible to members of the public, and be accessible to the disabled.

5.     At least a quorum of the members of the body must participate from locations that are within the boundaries over which the body exercises jurisdiction.

6.     All votes taken during a teleconference meeting must be conducted by roll call.

 

Meeting Location:

Avance Main Office, 115 N Avenue 53, Los Angeles, CA 90042

These locations will host a teleconference location: 

        115 N Avenue 53, Los Angeles, CA 90042 

Teleconference access number: 605-475-6333 code 187887#

 

1.     Preliminary

1.     Call to order

2.     Roll call

3.     Approval of Agenda

4.     Approval of Meeting Minutes of prior meetings on 04/28/2018 and 05/09/2018.

 

2.     Communications

1.     Public Comment on Agenda Items

At this time the board will hear comments from members of the public who wish to speak on an agenda item. Public comment on each item may be limited by the Board based open the number of speakers who wish to be heard. Members of the public who wish to speak on an item should contact the central office directions on process and to establish their order of speaking.


2.     Public Comment on Non-Agenda Items

At this time members of the public may bring up an item not on the agenda. Board members will hear the item but may not comment or take any action. Board members may ask that the item be placed on a future agenda. The Board may limit the time allocated for such comment and interested members of the public should follow the procedures outlined above for “Agenda Items.”


1.  For Action and Approval:

of the induction of new board member, Eric P. Sarabia, presented by the Board President & Executive Director.  


2.  For Action and Approval:

of the induction of new Board Treasurer, presented by the Board President & Executive Director. 


3.  For Action and Approval:

of the 2018-2019 Regular Board Meeting dates, presented by the Board President & Executive Director. 


4.  For Action and Approval:

of the 2018-2019 Academic School Calendar dates, presented by the Executive Director. 


5.  For Action and Approval:

of the alignment of Avance School Policies as mandated by AB699 to support immigrant families, presented by the Executive Director. 


6.  For Action and Approval:

of the affiliation of Charter School Advocacy Organizations with Academia Avance: California Charter School Association (CCSA), Charter Schools Development Center (CSDC) , Coalition for Public Independent Charter Schools (CPICS), National Association of Charter Schools (NACSA), UnidosUS (former NCLR), and One LA-IAF, presented by the Executive Director.


7.  For Review:

of the May 2018 Financials; presented by the Finance Committee, Executive Director and Charter Impact. 


8.  For Review:

of the correspondence from SBE regarding the Corrective Actions Letter dated June 04, 2018, presented by the Executive Director.  


9.  For Action and Approval:

 of the Certificated Staff (Faculty) Salary Scale, presented by the Executive Director.  


10.  For Action and Approval:

 of the Preliminary 2018-2019 Budget; presented by theFinance Committee, Executive Director and Charter Impact.  


11.  For Action and Approval:

 of the 2018-2019 Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP), presented by the Principal(s).


12.  For Action and Approval:

 of the 2018-2019 contract for professional development services via Success for All (SFA), presented by the Executive Director.


13.  For Action and Approval:

 of the 2018-2019 contract for financial business management services via Charter Impact, presented by the Executive Director.


14.  For Action and Approval:

 of the 2018-2019 contract for information technology services via Charter Tech Services, presented by the Executive Director.


15.  For Information: 

i.  End of The Year Report, presented by the Executive Director

ii.  End of The Year Report, presented by the Principals.

iii. End of The Year Report, presented by the Development Director

 

3.     Closed Session


Under the authority of Government Code Section 54956.9, the Avance Executive Board may recess to Closed Session to consider these items:


No Closed Session Scheduled. 


      4. Adjournment

Avance Executive Board: Finance Committee - Meeting of June 21, 2018 6:00PM

posted Jun 19, 2018, 7:48 PM by Marcelo Olmos

Regular Meeting

This meeting will be held and conducted in accordance with the terms and provisions of the Ralph M. Brown Act California Government Code Sections 54953(b), et seq. which allows for the use of teleconferencing technology, provided that:

  1. The meeting notice must specifically identify all teleconference locations.
  2. An agenda must be posted at each teleconference location and list each teleconference location in the notice and agenda.
  3. Each teleconference meeting agenda must ensure the public’s right to testify at each teleconference location in accordance with section 54954.3
  4. The meeting location must be fully accessible to members of the public, and be accessible to the disabled.
  5. At least a quorum of the members of the body must participate from locations that are within the boundaries over which the body exercises jurisdiction.
  6. All votes taken during a teleconference meeting must be conducted by roll-call.


Meeting Location:


These locations will host a teleconference location:

Avance Front Office, 115 N Avenue 53, Los Angeles, CA 90042

Teleconference access number: 605-475-6333 code 187887#

  1. Preliminary
    1. Call to order
    2. Roll call
    3. Approval of Agenda

  2. Communications
    1. Public Comment on Agenda Items

      At this time the board will hear comments from members of the public who wish to speak on an agenda item. Public comment on each item may be limited by the Board based open the number of speakers who wish to be heard. Members of the public who wish to speak on an item should contact the central office directions on process and to establish their order of speaking.

    2. Public Comment on Non-Agenda Items

      At this time members of the public may bring up an item not on the agenda. Board members will hear the item but may not comment or take any action. Board members may ask that the item be placed on a future agenda. The Board may limit the time allocated for such comment and interested members of the public should follow the procedures outlined above for “Agenda Items.”

    3. For Information:

      Review of May 2018 Financials, presented by Executive Director and Charter Impact. 

    4. For Information:

      Review of Draft 2018-2019 Budget, presented by Executive Director and Charter Impact. 

  3. Items Scheduled for Action 
    1. No items scheduled for action. Finance Committee will recommend to full board on the next regular scheduled meeting. 

  4. Closed Session
    1. No closed session items. 


  5. Adjournment

Avance Executive Board – Special Meeting of May 9, 2018 7:00PM

posted May 8, 2018, 7:08 PM by Ricardo Mireles

This meeting will be held and conducted in accordance with the terms and provisions of the Ralph M. Brown Act California Government Code Sections 54953(b), et seq. which allows for the use of teleconferencing technology, provided that:


1.     The meeting notice must specifically identify all teleconference locations.

2.     An agenda must be posted at each teleconference location and list each teleconference location in the notice and agenda.

3.     Each teleconference meeting agenda must ensure the public’s right to testify at each teleconference location in accordance with section 54954.3

4.     The meeting location must be fully accessible to members of the public, and be accessible to the disabled.

5.     At least a quorum of the members of the body must participate from locations that are within the boundaries over which the body exercises jurisdiction.

6.     All votes taken during a teleconference meeting must be conducted by roll call.

Meeting Location:

Avance Main Office, 115 N Avenue 53, Los Angeles, CA 90042

These locations will host a teleconference location: 

        115 N Avenue 53, Los Angeles, CA 90042

        11709 Norino Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90601

        1932 Yosemite Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90041

        5137 Maywood Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90041

        2365 Sherwood Road, San Marino, CA 91108

Teleconference access number: 605-475-6333 code 187887#

 

1.     Preliminary

1.     Call to order

2.     Roll call

3.     Approval of Agenda

4.     Approval of Meeting Minutes of prior meetings - Held.

 

2.     Communications

1.     Public Comment on Agenda Items

At this time the board will hear comments from members of the public who wish to speak on an agenda item. Public comment on each item may be limited by the Board based open the number of speakers who wish to be heard. Members of the public who wish to speak on an item should contact the central office directions on process and to establish their order of speaking.


2.     Public Comment on Non-Agenda Items

At this time members of the public may bring up an item not on the agenda. Board members will hear the item but may not comment or take any action. Board members may ask that the item be placed on a future agenda. The Board may limit the time allocated for such comment and interested members of the public should follow the procedures outlined above for “Agenda Items.”

3.  For Action and Approval:

of the ratification for the Academic Plan for 2017-2018 informed by analysis of the 2017 SBAC and Dashboard outcomes, presented by the Executive Director. 


4.     For Action and Approval:

of the ratification of the Memorandum of Understanding  with the State Board of Education for the charter authorized on September 2 2015, presented by the Executive Director.

 

3.     Closed Session

 

Under the authority of Government Code Section 54956.8, the Avance Executive Board may recess to Closed Session to consider these items:

No Closed Session. 

           4. Adjournment

Avance Executive Board – Regular Meeting of April 28, 2018 9:00AM

posted Apr 23, 2018, 1:56 PM by Marcelo Olmos   [ updated Apr 23, 2018, 1:58 PM ]

This meeting will be held and conducted in accordance with the terms and provisions of the Ralph M. Brown Act California Government Code Sections 54953(b), et seq. which allows for the use of teleconferencing technology, provided that:

1.     The meeting notice must specifically identify all teleconference locations.

2.     An agenda must be posted at each teleconference location and list each teleconference location in the notice and agenda.

3.     Each teleconference meeting agenda must ensure the public’s right to testify at each teleconference location in accordance with section 54954.3

4.     The meeting location must be fully accessible to members of the public, and be accessible to the disabled.

5.     At least a quorum of the members of the body must participate from locations that are within the boundaries over which the body exercises jurisdiction.

6.     All votes taken during a teleconference meeting must be conducted by roll call.

 

Meeting Location:

Avance Main Office, 115 N Avenue 53, Los Angeles, CA 90042

These locations will host a teleconference location: 

        115 N Avenue 53, Los Angeles, CA 90042 

Teleconference access number: 605-475-6333 code 187887#

 

1.     Preliminary

1.     Call to order

2.     Roll call

3.     Approval of Agenda

4.     Approval of Meeting Minutes of prior meetings on 03/24/18 and 04/14/18.

 

2.     Communications

1.     Public Comment on Agenda Items

At this time the board will hear comments from members of the public who wish to speak on an agenda item. Public comment on each item may be limited by the Board based open the number of speakers who wish to be heard. Members of the public who wish to speak on an item should contact the central office directions on process and to establish their order of speaking.


2.     Public Comment on Non-Agenda Items

At this time members of the public may bring up an item not on the agenda. Board members will hear the item but may not comment or take any action. Board members may ask that the item be placed on a future agenda. The Board may limit the time allocated for such comment and interested members of the public should follow the procedures outlined above for “Agenda Items.”


1.  For Information:

 of resignation from Avance Board Member Jose Varela, presented by the Executive Director. 

2.  For Action:

of induction of new board member(s), Noemí Lujan Pérez and Rosalinda Meza, presented by the Executive Director.  

3.  For Action and Approval:

 of the Lift Proposal Work and Financing via TEQ Lease at 115 N Avenue 53, presented by the Executive and Development Director. 

4.  For Information:

Overview of the Form 700 Filing and Review of Conflict of Interest Requirements for all Board Members and Leadership, presented by the Executive Director. 

5.  For Information:

Overview of the Progress for 2016-2017 Fiscal Audit, presented by the Executive Director. 

6.  For Information:

Overview of the Upcoming Financial Policies and Internal Control Training to Staff, presented by the Executive Director. 

7.  For Information:

Overview of the 2017-2018 Year-End Fiscal Projections and Review of Preliminary Parameters for 2018-2019 Draft Budget, presented by the Finance Committee and Charter Impact. 

8.  For Information: 

1.     Executive Director's Report, presented by the Executive Director

2.     Principal's Report, presented by the Principal.

3.   Operations Director's Report, presented by the Operations Director

4.     Development Director's Report, presented by the Development Director

 

3.     Closed Session


Under the authority of Government Code Section 54956.9, the Avance Executive Board may recess to Closed Session to consider these items:


1. Executive Director Performance Evaluations (§54956.9) for 2017-2018

 

      4. Adjournment

Avance Executive Board – Special Meeting of April 14, 2018 9:00AM

posted Apr 13, 2018, 8:04 AM by Marcelo Olmos

This meeting will be held and conducted in accordance with the terms and provisions of the Ralph M. Brown Act California Government Code Sections 54953(b), et seq. which allows for the use of teleconferencing technology, provided that:


1.     The meeting notice must specifically identify all teleconference locations.

2.     An agenda must be posted at each teleconference location and list each teleconference location in the notice and agenda.

3.     Each teleconference meeting agenda must ensure the public’s right to testify at each teleconference location in accordance with section 54954.3

4.     The meeting location must be fully accessible to members of the public, and be accessible to the disabled.

5.     At least a quorum of the members of the body must participate from locations that are within the boundaries over which the body exercises jurisdiction.

6.     All votes taken during a teleconference meeting must be conducted by roll call.

Meeting Location:

Avance Main Office, 115 N Avenue 53, Los Angeles, CA 90042

These locations will host a teleconference location: 

        115 N Avenue 53, Los Angeles, CA 90042

        11709 Norino Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90601

        1932 Yosemite Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90041

        5137 Maywood Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90041

        2365 Sherwood Road, San Marino, CA 91108

Teleconference access number: 605-475-6333 code 187887#

 

1.     Preliminary

1.     Call to order

2.     Roll call

3.     Approval of Agenda

4.     Approval of Meeting Minutes of prior meetings - Held.

 

2.     Communications

1.     Public Comment on Agenda Items

At this time the board will hear comments from members of the public who wish to speak on an agenda item. Public comment on each item may be limited by the Board based open the number of speakers who wish to be heard. Members of the public who wish to speak on an item should contact the central office directions on process and to establish their order of speaking.


2.     Public Comment on Non-Agenda Items

At this time members of the public may bring up an item not on the agenda. Board members will hear the item but may not comment or take any action. Board members may ask that the item be placed on a future agenda. The Board may limit the time allocated for such comment and interested members of the public should follow the procedures outlined above for “Agenda Items.”

3.  For Action and Approval:

of the ratification for the Academic Plan for 2017-2018 informed by analysis of the 2017 SBAC and Dashboard outcomes, presented by the Executive Director. 


4.     For Action and Approval:


of the ratification for procurement of group airfare with Delta Airlines for Kidsbridge 2018, presented by the Executive Director.

 

3.     Closed Session

 

Under the authority of Government Code Section 54956.8, the Avance Executive Board may recess to Closed Session to consider these items:

No Closed Session. 

           4. Adjournment

Avance Executive Board – Regular Meeting of March 24, 2018 9:00AM

posted Mar 20, 2018, 2:36 PM by Marcelo Olmos   [ updated Mar 21, 2018, 7:27 AM by Ricardo Mireles ]

This meeting will be held and conducted in accordance with the terms and provisions of the Ralph M. Brown Act California Government Code Sections 54953(b), et seq. which allows for the use of teleconferencing technology, provided that:


1. The meeting notice must specifically identify all teleconference locations.

2. An agenda must be posted at each teleconference location and list each teleconference location in the notice and agenda.

3. Each teleconference meeting agenda must ensure the public’s right to testify at each teleconference location in accordance with section 54954.3

4. The meeting location must be fully accessible to members of the public, and be accessible to the disabled.

5. At least a quorum of the members of the body must participate from locations that are within the boundaries over which the body exercises jurisdiction.

6. All votes taken during a teleconference meeting must be conducted by roll call.

Meeting Location:

Avance Main Office, 115 N Avenue 53, Los Angeles, CA 90042

These locations will host a teleconference location: 

        115 N Avenue 53, Los Angeles, CA 90042

Teleconference access number: 605-475-6333 code 187887#

 

1.     Preliminary

1.     Call to order

2.     Roll call

3.     Approval of Agenda

4.     Approval of Meeting Minutes of prior meetings - 01/20/18 & 02/10/18

 

2.     Communications

1.    Public Comment on Agenda Items

At this time the board will hear comments from members of the public who wish to speak on an agenda item. Public comment on each item may be limited by the Board based open the number of speakers who wish to be heard. Members of the public who wish to speak on an item should contact the central office directions on process and to establish their order of speaking.


2.    Public Comment on Non-Agenda Items

At this time members of the public may bring up an item not on the agenda. Board members will hear the item but may not comment or take any action. Board members may ask that the item be placed on a future agenda. The Board may limit the time allocated for such comment and interested members of the public should follow the procedures outlined above for “Agenda Items.”

3.  For Action and Approval:

of the Acknowledgement Resolutions Form from Charter School Capitalpresented by the Operations Director.


4.     For Action and Approval:

of the 2017-2018 Consolidated Application for federal and state funds, presented by the Operations Director.


5.     For Review: 

of remediation actions to address findings from the 2016-2017 audit, presented by Executive Director.


6.     For Review: 

of progress on the primary 2017-2018 institutional goals for fiscal, facilities and organization capacity, presented by Executive Director.


7.     For Review: 

of student recruitment measures for 2018-2019 via use of contracted staff, presented by Executive Director.


8.     For Review: 

of the February 2018 Financials and receipt of 2nd Interim Report, presented by Charter Impact and the Finance Committee.


9.     
For Information: 

1.     Principal's Report, with progress on the 2017-2018 LCAP goals, and preparations for the WASC visit set for Spring 2019, presented by the Principal.

2.   Operations Director's Report, presented by the Operations Director

3.     Development Director's Report, presented by the Operations Director

 

3.     Closed Session

 

Under the authority of Government Code Section 54957 and 54957.6, the Board of Directors may recess to Closed Session to consider these items:

  1. Student Expulsion hearing No. 2018-01.

           4. Adjournment

Avance Executive Board - Finance Committee - Meeting of February 22, 2018 6:00PM

posted Feb 20, 2018, 8:28 AM by Marcelo Olmos

Regular Meeting

This meeting will be held and conducted in accordance with the terms and provisions of the Ralph M. Brown Act California Government Code Sections 54953(b), et seq. which allows for the use of teleconferencing technology, provided that:

  1. The meeting notice must specifically identify all teleconference locations.
  2. An agenda must be posted at each teleconference location and list each teleconference location in the notice and agenda.
  3. Each teleconference meeting agenda must ensure the public’s right to testify at each teleconference location in accordance with section 54954.3
  4. The meeting location must be fully accessible to members of the public, and be accessible to the disabled.
  5. At least a quorum of the members of the body must participate from locations that are within the boundaries over which the body exercises jurisdiction.
  6. All votes taken during a teleconference meeting must be conducted by roll-call.


Meeting Location:


These locations will host a teleconference location:

Avance Front Office, 115 N Avenue 53, Los Angeles, CA 90042

Teleconference access number: 605-475-6333 code 187887#

  1. Preliminary
    1. Call to order
    2. Roll call
    3. Approval of Agenda

  2. Communications
    1. Public Comment on Agenda Items

      At this time the board will hear comments from members of the public who wish to speak on an agenda item. Public comment on each item may be limited by the Board based open the number of speakers who wish to be heard. Members of the public who wish to speak on an item should contact the central office directions on process and to establish their order of speaking.

    2. Public Comment on Non-Agenda Items

      At this time members of the public may bring up an item not on the agenda. Board members will hear the item but may not comment or take any action. Board members may ask that the item be placed on a future agenda. The Board may limit the time allocated for such comment and interested members of the public should follow the procedures outlined above for “Agenda Items.”

    3. For Information:

      Review of January 2018 Financials, presented by Executive Director and Charter Impact. 

  3. Items Scheduled for Action 
    1. No items scheduled for action. Finance Committee will recommend to full board on the next regular scheduled meeting. 

  4. Closed Session
    1. No closed session items. 


  5. Adjournment

Avance Executive Board – Special Meeting of February 10, 2018 9:00AM

posted Feb 7, 2018, 4:10 PM by Marcelo Olmos   [ updated Mar 20, 2018, 2:19 PM ]

This meeting will be held and conducted in accordance with the terms and provisions of the Ralph M. Brown Act California Government Code Sections 54953(b), et seq. which allows for the use of teleconferencing technology, provided that:


1.     The meeting notice must specifically identify all teleconference locations.

2.     An agenda must be posted at each teleconference location and list each teleconference location in the notice and agenda.

3.     Each teleconference meeting agenda must ensure the public’s right to testify at each teleconference location in accordance with section 54954.3

4.     The meeting location must be fully accessible to members of the public, and be accessible to the disabled.

5.     At least a quorum of the members of the body must participate from locations that are within the boundaries over which the body exercises jurisdiction.

6.     All votes taken during a teleconference meeting must be conducted by roll call.

Meeting Location:

Avance Main Office, 115 N Avenue 53, Los Angeles, CA 90042

These locations will host a teleconference location: 

        115 N Avenue 53, Los Angeles, CA 90042

        11709 Norino Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90601

        1932 Yosemite Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90041

        5137 Maywood Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90041

        2365 Sherwood Road, San Marino, CA 91108

Teleconference access number: 605-475-6333 code 187887#

 

1.     Preliminary

1.     Call to order

2.     Roll call

3.     Approval of Agenda

4.     Approval of Meeting Minutes of prior meetings - Held.

 

2.     Communications

1.     Public Comment on Agenda Items

At this time the board will hear comments from members of the public who wish to speak on an agenda item. Public comment on each item may be limited by the Board based open the number of speakers who wish to be heard. Members of the public who wish to speak on an item should contact the central office directions on process and to establish their order of speaking.


2.     Public Comment on Non-Agenda Items

At this time members of the public may bring up an item not on the agenda. Board members will hear the item but may not comment or take any action. Board members may ask that the item be placed on a future agenda. The Board may limit the time allocated for such comment and interested members of the public should follow the procedures outlined above for “Agenda Items.”

3.  For Action and Approval:

of the Charter Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the California State Board of Education and Academia Avance Charter School through June 30, 2020, presented by the Executive Director & Board President.


4.     For Action and Approval:


of the Conflict of Interest and Disclosure Form for on-boarding of Alex Flores, CTE Instructor for Arts, Media & Entertainment, presented by the Development Director.

 

3.     Closed Session

 

Under the authority of Government Code Section 54956.8, the Avance Executive Board may recess to Closed Session to consider these items:

1. Conference with Real Property Negotiations (§ 54956.8): Review of Lease for 2365 Pasadena Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90031.

           4. Adjournment

Avance Executive Board – Regular Meeting of January 20, 2018 9:00AM

posted Jan 16, 2018, 5:29 PM by Marcelo Olmos   [ updated Jan 17, 2018, 6:03 PM by Ricardo Mireles ]

This meeting will be held and conducted in accordance with the terms and provisions of the Ralph M. Brown Act California Government Code Sections 54953(b), et seq. which allows for the use of teleconferencing technology, provided that:


1.     The meeting notice must specifically identify all teleconference locations.

2.     An agenda must be posted at each teleconference location and list each teleconference location in the notice and agenda.

3.     Each teleconference meeting agenda must ensure the public’s right to testify at each teleconference location in accordance with section 54954.3

4.     The meeting location must be fully accessible to members of the public, and be accessible to the disabled.

5.     At least a quorum of the members of the body must participate from locations that are within the boundaries over which the body exercises jurisdiction.

6.     All votes taken during a teleconference meeting must be conducted by roll call.

Meeting Location:

Avance Main Office, 115 N Avenue 53, Los Angeles, CA 90042

These locations will host a teleconference location: 

        115 N Avenue 53, Los Angeles, CA 90042 

Teleconference access number: 605-475-6333 code 187887#

 

1.     Preliminary

1.     Call to order

2.     Roll call

3.     Approval of Agenda

4.     Approval of Meeting Minutes of prior meetings on 12/15/2017.

 

2.     Communications

1.     Public Comment on Agenda Items

At this time the board will hear comments from members of the public who wish to speak on an agenda item. Public comment on each item may be limited by the Board based open the number of speakers who wish to be heard. Members of the public who wish to speak on an item should contact the central office directions on process and to establish their order of speaking.


2.     Public Comment on Non-Agenda Items

At this time members of the public may bring up an item not on the agenda. Board members will hear the item but may not comment or take any action. Board members may ask that the item be placed on a future agenda. The Board may limit the time allocated for such comment and interested members of the public should follow the procedures outlined above for “Agenda Items.”

3.  For Action and Approval:

of the 2017-2018 Con App Spring Reporting, presented by the Executive Director.


4.     For Action and Approval:


of the adjusted 2017-2018 Regular Board Meeting dates, presented by the Executive Director.

5.    For Information:

of the November 2017 and December 2017 Financials, presented by the Finance Committee and Charter Impact.

6.    For Action and Approval:

of the text for school responses for the revised 2016-2017 Fiscal Audit Report by Nigro & Nigro, presented by the Executive Director.

7.    For Information:

     a. Executive Director's Report

     b. Co-Principal's Report 

     c. Development Director's Report 

 

3.     Closed Session

 

             No closed session. 

 

           4. Adjournment

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