Avance Executive Board – Regular Meeting of March 24, 2018 9:00AM

posted Mar 20, 2018, 2:36 PM by Marcelo Olmos   [ updated Mar 21, 2018, 7:27 AM by Ricardo Mireles ]

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 Main Office, 115 N Avenue 53, Los Angeles, CA 90042

These locations will host a teleconference location: 

        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 - 01/20/18 & 02/10/18


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 Action and Approval:

of the Acknowledgement Resolutions Form from Charter School Capitalpresented by the Operations Director.

4.     For Action and Approval:

of the 2017-2018 Consolidated Application for federal and state funds, presented by the Operations Director.

5.     For Review: 

of remediation actions to address findings from the 2016-2017 audit, presented by Executive Director.

6.     For Review: 

of progress on the primary 2017-2018 institutional goals for fiscal, facilities and organization capacity, presented by Executive Director.

7.     For Review: 

of student recruitment measures for 2018-2019 via use of contracted staff, presented by Executive Director.

8.     For Review: 

of the February 2018 Financials and receipt of 2nd Interim Report, presented by Charter Impact and the Finance Committee.

For Information: 

1.     Principal's Report, with progress on the 2017-2018 LCAP goals, and preparations for the WASC visit set for Spring 2019, presented by the Principal.

2.   Operations Director's Report, presented by the Operations Director

3.     Development Director's Report, presented by the Operations Director


3.     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. Student Expulsion hearing No. 2018-01.

           4. Adjournment