Avance Executive Board - Meeting of March 4, 2013 4:00pm

posted Mar 1, 2013, 4:51 PM by Ricardo Mireles   [ updated Mar 4, 2013, 10:13 AM ]

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 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: 626-677-3000 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:

      Nomination of new member to the Avance Executive Board.

    4. For Information:

      Review of WASC preparations by the Principal.

    5. For Information:

      Review of the financial status and projections for FY2012-2013 and 2013-2014 presented by Executive Director.

    6. For Information:

      Review of updated Avance Employee Handbook by the Executive Director.

    7. For Information:

      Review of FPPC Form 700 Statement of Economic Interests by the Executive Director.

  3. Items Scheduled for Action

    1. Induction of new Directors to the Avance Executive Board
    2. Approval of WASC report for visit of April 2013
    3. Acceptance of the 2012-2013 Student Achievement Plan, and Single Plan for Student Achievement
    4. Approval of the updated Avance Employee Handbook

  4. 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, discussion of filed legal claim naming Avance Schools, Inc. as defendent.

  5. Adjournment