Avance Executive Board - Meeting of December 14, 2012 11:00am

posted Dec 13, 2012, 12:07 PM by Ricardo Mireles   [ updated Dec 13, 2012, 1:02 PM ]

Special 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 rollcall.

Meeting Location:

Avance Administrative Offices, 129 N Avenue 53, Los Angeles, CA 90042

These locations will host a teleconference location:

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

Teleconference access number: 218-936-4700 code 187887#


  1. Preliminary
    1. Call to order
    2. Roll call
    3. Approval of Agenda
    4. Approval of Meeting Minutes of prior meetings

  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 the academic strategic goals established by the Avance Instructional Leadership Team for the Fall 2012 All-Stakeholders Retreat, and progress in the Fall 2012 semster on these goals by the Principal.

    4. For Information:

      Review of the NCLB Program Improvement (PI) status for 2012-2013, draft state 2011-2012 School Accountability Report Card, draft LACOE Academic Plan Annual Report, and the draft NCLB compliance 2012-2013 Student Achievement Plan, and Single Plan for Student Achievement by the Executive Director.

    5. For Information:

      Review of the Facilities Expansion plans by the Executive Director.

    6. For Information:

      Review of revised budget for 2012-2013 by the Executive Director.

    7. For Information:

      Review of WASC progress by the Principal.

    8. For Information:

      Report on progress of FY2011-2012 audit report prepared by Michael Ammermon, CPA by the Executive Director.

    9. For Information:

      Review of the 1st Interim financial and P-1 ADA reports filed with LACOE by the Executive Director. 

  3. Items Scheduled for Action

  1. Approval of revised budget for 2012-2013.
  2. Approval of faculty employee agreements for 2012-2013.
  3. Acceptance of 1st interim FY2012-2013 financial report.
  4. Acceptance of P-1 ADA report.
  5. Approval of the state School Accountability Report Card and LACOE Academic Plan Annual Report for 2011-2012
  6. Approval of the 2012-2013 Student Achievement Plan, and Single Plan for Student Achievement by the Executive Director
  7. Acceptance of FY2011-2012 audit report.

  1. 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. Pursuant to Section 54956.9, review of salaries for 2012-2013.

  2. Adjournment