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ACCS Meeting Notes for June 11, 2014

Advisory Commission on Charter Schools - ACCS Meeting Notes for June 11, 2014.

Advisory Commission on Charter Schools
An Advisory Body to the State Board of Education

FINAL NOTES

Wednesday, June 11, 2014
9:30 a.m.± - 12:30 p.m. ±

California Department of Education
1430 N Street, Room 1101
Sacramento, CA 95814-5901
916-322-6029

Please note that the complete proceedings of the June 11, 2014, Advisory Commission on Charter Schools meeting, including open-captioning, are available at ACCS Meeting Webcast.

COMMISSION MEMBERS:

Brian Bauer, Chair
Gary Davis
Ari Engelberg
Mick Founts
John Porter (Absent)
Julie Russell*
Mark Ryan
Christopher Thomsen
Curtis L. Washington

*Represents the State Superintendent of Public Instruction

LIAISONS FROM THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION (SBE):

Bruce Holaday
Trish Williams (Absent)

PRINCIPAL STAFF:

Cindy Chan, Administrator, California Department of Education (CDE)
Judie Hall, Administrator, CDE
Judy Cias, Chief Counsel, SBE 
Carolyn Pfister, Education Programs Consultant, SBE

Call to Order

Commissioner Bauer called the meeting to order at approximately 9:35 a.m.

Salute to the Flag

GENERAL BUSINESS

Review and Adoption of Meeting Minutes

  • Action: Commissioner Ryan moved approval of minutes from the Wednesday April 9, 2014 ACCS meeting.
    • Commissioner Founts seconded the motion.
    • Yes votes: Bauer, Davis, Engleberg, Founts, Russell, Ryan, Thomsen, Washington
    • No votes: None
    • Abstentions: None
    • The motion passes with 8 votes.

AGENDA ITEMS

ITEM 1: Petition for the Establishment of a Charter School Under the Oversight of the State Board of Education: Consideration of the Thrive Public School which was denied by the San Diego Unified School District and the San Diego County Office of Education.

California Department of Education (CDE) Recommendation:

The CDE recommends the following: The CDE proposes to recommend that the SBE hold a public hearing to approve, with technical amendments, the petition to establish TPS for a five-year term effective July 1, 2014, through June 30, 2019, under the oversight of the SBE, based on the CDE’s findings pursuant to EC sections 47605(b)(1), 47605(b)(5), and California Code of Regulations, Title 5 (5 CCR) Section 11967.5.

  • Action: Commissioner Ryan moved recommendation to the SBE of CDE staff recommendation.
    • Commissioner Founts seconded the motion.
    • Yes votes: Bauer, Davis, Engelberg, Founts, Ryan, Thomsen, Washington
    • No votes: None
    • Abstentions: Russell
    • The motion passes with 7 votes.

 

ITEM 2: Petition for Establishment of a Charter School Under the Oversight of the State Board of Education: Consideration of the Rosamond Community Charter Elementary School, which was denied by the Southern Kern Unified School District and the Kern County Board of Education.

California Department of Education (CDE) Recommendation:

The CDE recommends the following:

The CDE has no recommendation at this time.

  • Action: No action taken. The lead petitioners of Rosamond Community Charter Elementary School chose to place their item on hold and be heard at the October 8, 2014, ACCS meeting.

 

Meeting Adjourned at 12:25 p.m.

Questions: Charter Schools Division | Charters@cde.ca.gov | 916-322-6029 
Last Reviewed: Friday, February 12, 2016
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