Meetings

This page announces meeting for the governance bodies of the school.

For meetings prior to 2010, use this link.

Avance Executive Board – Regular Meeting of March 2, 2019 9:00AM [Rescheduled for March 9, 2019 9:00AM]

posted Feb 26, 2019, 6:39 PM by Marcelo Olmos   [ updated Mar 5, 2019, 3:37 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: 01/26/2019 & 02/23/2019


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 2018-2019 Consolidated Application for Federal and State funds, presented by the Executive Director. 

4. For Action and Approval: 
of the Audit Selection for the 2018-2019 SY, presented by the Audit Committee.

5. For Action and Approval: 
of the Updated Financial Policies, presented by the Finance Committee. 

6. For Action and Approval: 
of the hiring for a part-time administrative assistant (classified), presented by the Chief Operating Officer. 

7. For Review: 
of the January 2019 Financials, presented by Charter Impact. 

8. For Review: 
of the Declaration of Support for Jair Solis, presented by the Executive 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 – Special Meeting of February 23, 2018 9:00AM

posted Feb 20, 2019, 10:41 AM by Marcelo Olmos   [ updated Feb 21, 2019, 3:55 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 01/26/2019


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 authorization to submit WASC Self Study Report, presented by the Executive Director. 

4. For Action and Approval: 
of the School Leadership Restructure plan, presented by the Executive Director.

5. For Action and Approval: 
of the submission of the CDE Block Grant to assist Low-Performing Students, presented by the Executive Director. 

6. For Action and Approval: 
of the contract agreement with Expatiate Communications to render services for all Special Education inclusive of Fee-For-Service billing , presented by the Executive Director. 

7. For Review: 
of the CDE EEUCPO process, presented by the Executive 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 February 21, 2019 6:00PM

posted Feb 19, 2019, 3:23 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:

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 2018-2019 Budget & Progress Update, presented by Board President and Board Treasurer. 

  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: Finance Committee - Meeting of February 14, 2019 6:00PM

posted Feb 8, 2019, 4:51 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 2018-2019 Budget & Progress Update, presented by Board President and Board Treasurer. 

  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 – Regular Meeting of January 26, 2019 9:00AM

posted Jan 22, 2019, 4:25 PM by Marcelo Olmos   [ updated Jan 24, 2019, 3:07 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

        655 Knight Way, Stanford, CA 94305



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

1.     Preliminary

1.     Call to order:

2.     Roll call:

3.     Approval of Agenda Motion:

4.     Approval of Meeting Minutes of prior meetings on 12/12/18 (Special) & 12/15/18 (Special) 

 

 

 

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.”

 

2. For Action and Approval:

of the induction of new board member(s), presented by the Board President and Executive Director.

3. For Action and Approval:

of the updated Fiscal Policies, presented by the Board President and Board Treasurer.


4. For Review, Action and Approval:

 of the Special Education Reimbursement Program (Fee for Service) through Expatiate Communications , presented by the Executive Director.


5.  For Review, Action and Approval:

 of the updated Avance Employee Handbook, presented by the Executive Director & Chief Operating Officer.


6. For Information:

December 2018 Financials, presented by Charter Impact and Finance Committee.


7.  For Information:

i.  Semester 1 Report, presented by the Executive Director.

ii. Semester 1 Report, presented by the Principal.

iii. Semester 1 Report, presented by the Chief Operating Officer.

 

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 January 17, 2019 6:00PM

posted Jan 17, 2019, 5:01 PM by Marcelo Olmos   [ updated Jan 17, 2019, 5:01 PM ]

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 December 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 December 14, 2018 10:30AM [Rescheduled for December 15, 2018 1:00 PM]

posted Dec 13, 2018, 9:55 AM by Marcelo Olmos   [ updated Dec 14, 2018, 4:46 PM ]

Avance Executive Board – Special Meeting of December 14, 2018 10:30AM

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 12/12/2018

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 Review and Approval:

of the 2017-2018 Audit Report by Nigro & Nigro, presented by Executive Director & Audit Committee. 


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 – Special Meeting of December 12, 2018 6:00PM

posted Dec 10, 2018, 3:35 PM by Marcelo Olmos

Avance Executive Board – Special Meeting of December 12, 2018 6:00PM

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 12/01/2018

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 Review and Approval:

of the 2017-2018 Audit Report by Nigro & Nigro, presented by Executive Director & Audit Committee.

4.  For Review and Approval:

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

5.  For Review and Approval:

 of the Avance Fiscal Policies, presented by the Finance Committee and Board President.

 

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 December 01, 2018 9:00AM

posted Nov 28, 2018, 8:09 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

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 09/29/2018 & 10/27/2018

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 Review and Approval:

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

4.  For Review and Approval:

of the Avance Fiscal Policies, presented by the Finance Committee and Board President.

5.  For Review and Approval:

 of establishing an account(s) with a new financial institution, presented by Finance Committee and Board President.

6.  For Information:

i.  Semester 1 Report (LCAP, NWEA Map Data from Start of Year, etc), presented by the Principal.


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 October 27, 2018 9:00AM

posted Oct 30, 2018, 11:28 AM by Ricardo Mireles

The agenda of this meeting was originally posted HERE on OCT 24 2018.

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 09/29/2018.

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.”

2. For Action and Approval:
of the renewal for the Avance Executive Board Member Terms and Officers,
presented by the Executive Director

3. For Review, Action and Approval:
of the 2018-2019 Budget and September Financials, presented by the Executive
Director, Finance Committee and Charter Impact.

4. For Information:
i. Quarter 1 Report (CDE Oversight Visit Nov 6-7 Facilities Update, etc), presented
by the Executive Director

ii. Quarter 1 Report (LCAP, NWEA Map Data from Start of Year, etc) , presented by
the Principal.

iii. Quarter 1 Report , presented by the Chief Operating Officer

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

1-10 of 130