Avance Executive Board - Meeting of September 14, 2011 6:00pm

posted Sep 11, 2011, 3:36 PM by Ricardo Mireles   [ updated Oct 30, 2011, 9:04 AM ]

Meeting Postponed as Quorum Not Attained

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: 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:

      Workshop on current best practices of Los Angeles based charter schools and youth education agencies on curriculum and instruction, technology, workplace experiencial education programs, facilites, and fund development.

    4. For Information:

      Report on inscription and revised budget for 2011-2012 by the Executive Director.

    5. For Information:

      Report on facilities plans for 2011-2012 by the Executive Director.

    6. For Information:

      Academic performance summary for 2010-2011 by the Principal.

    7. For Information:

      Report on technology initiatives for 2011-2012 by the Executive Director.

    8. For Information:

      Report on the Workplace Experiential Education program for 2011-2012 presented by the Life Prep Coordinator.

    9. For Information:

      Report on special education services for 2011-2012 presented by the Principal.

    10. For Information:

      Report on development funds raising projects by the Executive Director.

    11. For Information:

      Report on LACOE oversight.

  3. Items Scheduled for Action

    1. Approval of revised budget for 2011-2012.

    2. Approval of modified Instructional Calendar and Bell Schedule for 2011-2012.

  4. Closed Session

    Under the authority of Government Code Section 54957 and 54957.6, the Board of Directors may recess to Closed Session.

  5. Adjournment