Avance Executive Board – Meeting of December 13, 2014 8:30AM

posted Dec 10, 2014, 8:03 AM by Ricardo Mireles   [ updated Dec 11, 2014, 12:16 PM ]

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 - Akron Building Library, 115 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:
      Review of outcomes from the Fall NWEA Measures of Academic Progress Fall assessments and Winter Instructional targets presented by the Director of Instructional Supports and Student Achievement.

    4. For Information:
      Review of professional development goals for the Spring semester presented by Principal.

    5. For Information:
      Review of progress on Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP) for 2014-2014 presented by the Avance Instructional Leadership Team.

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

    7. For Information:
      Review of final 2013-2014 audit report prepared by Michael W. Ammermon CPA by the Executive Director.

    8. For Information:
      Review of the mid-year teacher evaluation process presented by the Principal.

    9. For Information:
      Presentation of organizational inventory report presented by Evergreen Consulting.

    10. For Information:
      Presentation of the FY First Interim financial report by Charter Impact.

    11. For Information:
      Report on operations and information technology systems by the Director of Opertions.

    12. For Information:
      Review of LACOE Oversight and preparations for renewal by the Executive Director.

  3. Items Scheduled for Action 
    1. Acceptance of the 2013-2014 fiscal audit report.
    2. Receipt of the FY First Interim fiscal report.

  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. Review of complaint filed with LACOE regarding personnel action.
    2. Review of lease for 5316 Marmion way.
    3. Review of lease for 129 N Avenue 53.

  5. Adjournment