Avance Executive Board - Meeting of October 13, 2010 6:00pm

posted Oct 10, 2010, 6:02 PM by Ricardo Mireles   [ updated Oct 10, 2010, 6:52 PM ]

Regular Meeting

Location: Avance Administrative Office, 129 N Avenue 53, Los Angeles, CA 90042

  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: Report from the Avance Advisory Board, presented by the Executive Director.
    4. For Information: Report on the 2010 STAR outcomes, and the Academic Program for 2010-2011, presented by the Principal.
    5. For Information: Report on the strategic goal for 2010-2011, presented by the Principal.
    6. For Information: Report on the staffing for 2010-2011 presented by the Principal.
    7. For Information: Report on the revised budget projections for 2010-2011, presented by the Executive Director.
    8. For Information: Report on current financial position, presented by the Executive Director.
    9. For Information: Report on faciltites expansion plans for 2010-2011 and 2011-2012, presented by the Executive Director.
    10. For Information: Report on the LACOE Board of Education Study Session of October 12th which reviewed the LACOE charter school policy, charter school agreement, and oversight processes, presented by the Executive Director.
    11. For Information: Report on the revised Academia Avance charter petition submitted to LACOE, presented by the Executive Director.
    12. For Information: Report on the application to the Los Angeles County SELPA for special education services, presented by the Executive Director.
    13. For Information: Report on the Avance Strategic Planning Process for 2010-2011, presented by the Executive Director.
    14. For Information: Report on the formation of the Joint Powers Authority for transportation services: Trans CaPaz, presented by the Executive Director.
    15. For Information: Discussion of the submission of Form 700, presented by the Executive Director.

  3. Items Scheduled for Action
    1. Ratification of Avance Executive Board member terms and officers.
    2. Resolution for the proposed revisions to the Academia Avance charter submitted to LACOE.
    3. Approval of strategic goals for 2010-2011.
    4. Approval of the revised 2010-2011 budget.
    5. Approval of resolution for 2010-2011 transactions with Charter School Capital.
    6. Approval of resolution for teacher assignments for 2010-2011.
    7. Ratification of staffing contracts for 2010-2011.
    8. Approval of the revisions to the Avance School, Inc. bylaws.
    9. Ratification of contract for charter school back-office services for 2011 with EdTec.
    10. Approval of Joint Powers Agreement for Trans CaPaz, the transportation cooperative. 
    11. Approval of the Avance Facilities Expansion Plan.
    12. Approval of the resolution for membership to the Los Angeles County SELPA.
    13. Ratification of contract with Palabra Consulting for the Avance Strategic Planning Process.

  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. Personnel review of the Executive Director and Principal.

  5. Adjournment
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