Avance Executive Board – Meeting of December 12, 2015 8:30AM

posted Dec 8, 2015, 4:19 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:

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
    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:

      Introduction of nominee(s) to the Avance Executive Board.

    4. For Information:
      Report from the Finance Committee presented by the Treasurer/Secretary. 

    5. For Information:
      Presentation of the FY First Interim Financial Report by Charter Impact. 

    6. For Information:
      Academic Report on Spring 2015 (YR 2014-2015) and 2015 Q1 (YR 2015-2016) Student Performance Data presented by the Co-Principals. 

    7. For Information:
      Summary of progress for Q1 2015-2016 LCAP Report presented by the Co-Principals. 

    8. For Information:
      Overview of the 2015-2016 WASC Mid-Cycle Progress Report presented by the Co-Principals. 

    9. For Information:
      Report on all staff credentialing and TB test presented by the Operations Director. 

    10. For Information:
      Report on progress on facilities interim operation plan by Educational Facilities Group consultant. 

    11. For Information:
      Overview of job descriptions for the Development Director and Operations Director presented by Executive Director.

    12. For Information:
      Overview of Strategic Planning for the 2015-2016 Academic Year presented by Richard Corral (Corral Consulting).

  3. Items Scheduled for Action 
    1. Induction of new member(s) to the Avance Executive Board. 
    2. Receipt of 2015-2016 WASC Mid-Cycle Report. 
    3. Ratify main campus lease with Avance Foundation.
    4. Ratify satellite campus lease with Los Angeles Boys & Girls Club. 
    5. Receipt of facilities interim operations plan update. 
    6. Approval of formation of these standing committees: Academic Program and Fundraising Committees. 
    7. Confirmation of membership for standing Finance Committee. 

  4. Closed Session

    Under the authority of Government Code Section 54956.8, 54956.9, and 54957, the Avance Executive Board may recess to Closed Session to consider these items:

    1. Update on Litigation (§ 54956.9) Superior Court for Los Angeles Co. Case No. BC558959.
    2. Performance Goals for the Executive Director (§ 54956.9) for 2015-2016. 

  5. Adjournment

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