Avance Executive Board – Regular Meeting of May 4, 2017 6:00PM

posted May 1, 2017, 6:23 PM by Marcelo Olmos   [ updated May 1, 2017, 9:43 PM 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 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 on March 21 2017.


  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. Items for Review or Action
    1. For Action:
      Induction of new member, Erick Ramirez, to the Avance Executive Board.
    2. For Review:
      of the 2016-2017 Year-End Fiscal projections, and review of preliminary parameters for 2017-2018 budget draft, presented by the Executive Director and Charter Impact.
    3. For Review:
      of the State’s new accountability system, California School Dashboard, presented by the Executive Director and Operations Director.
    4. For Action:
      of 2017-2018 application for the State Charter School Facilities Incentive Grants Program, presented by the Executive Director.  
    5. For Action:
      of the ACLU Sanctuary Toolkit for Immigration Action in Public Schools, and CA Schools are Sanctuaries, presented by the Executive Director.  
    6. For Action:
      of resolution on Amicus Brief to the Federal Court Suit filed by Santa Clara County and City of San Francisco, enjoined by Academia Avance, presented by the Executive Director.  
    7. For Review: of progress on goals of the the 2016-2017 LCAP, presented by the Executive Director.
    8. For Review: of the lead role of Avance within the formation of the Collaborative Learning in Los Angeles Coalition in partnership with Success For All and John Hopkins University, presented by the Executive Director.
    9. For Review: of the new college application support agreement with the University of the West, presented by the Executive Director.
    10. For ReviewDevelopment Director’s Report on grants, partnerships and fundraising for 2017 Q1.
    11. For Reviewof the facilities plans for academic year 2017-2018, presented by the Executive Director.
    12. For Action: of transition of the lease agreements for the Main Campus and the Sycamore campus to the Avance Community Foundation, presented by the Executive Director.
  4. Closed Session
  5. No Closed Session

  6. Adjournment