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Final Meeting Notes for April 12, 2022

Advisory Commission on Charter Schools (ACCS) final meeting minutes for April 12, 2022.

Advisory Commission on Charter Schools

An Advisory Body to the State Board of Education

Final Meeting Notes

April 12, 2022
California Department of Education
1430 N Street, Suite 1101
Sacramento, CA 95814-5901

Commission Members

  • Jared Austin
  • Stephanie Farland1
  • Andrea Fazel (Absent)
  • Gayle Garbolino-Mojica
  • Erika Jones (Absent)
  • Derek King
  • Wesley Sever
  • Matt Taylor
  • Mike Walsh

1Represents the State Superintendent of Public Instruction

State Board of Education Liaison Members

  • Cynthia Glover Woods
  • Sharon Olken

Principal Staff

  • Makenna Huey, Staff Services Manager II, California Department of Education (CDE)

AGENDA

Call to Order

Commissioner Walsh called the meeting to order at approximately 9:30 a.m.

Salute to Flag
Welcome and Introductions
Review and Adoption of Meeting Notes

Tuesday, February 15, 2022

Action: Commissioner King moved approval of minutes.

Commissioner Sever seconded the motion.

Yes votes: Commissioners Austin, Farland, Garbolino-Mojica, King, and Walsh
No votes: None
Members absent: Commissioners Fazel and Jones
Abstentions: Commissioners Sever and Taylor

The motion passed by a vote of five to zero with two abstentions.

Public Comment
AGENDA ITEMS
ITEM 01

Subject: Consideration of Requests for Determination of Funding as Required for Nonclassroom-Based Charter Schools Pursuant to California Education Code sections 47612.5 and 47634.2, and Associated California Code of Regulations, Title 5.

CDE Recommendation: The CDE proposes to recommend that the State Board of Education (SBE) approve the determination of funding request at 100 percent for two years (2021–22 through 2022–23) for Coastal Grove Charter (charter number 0466), New Village Girls Academy (charter number 0791), Spring Lake Charter (charter number 0525), and REACH (charter number 1107); and approve the determination of funding request at 100 percent for two years (2022–23 through 2023–24) for Audeo Valley Charter (charter number 2118).

Action: Commissioner Garbolino-Mojica moved for recommendation to the SBE of the CDE staff recommendation.

Commissioner Taylor seconded the motion.

Yes votes: Commissioners Austin, Farland, Garbolino-Mojica, King, Sever, Taylor, and Walsh
No votes: None
Members absent: Commissioners Fazel and Jones
Abstentions: None

The motion passed by a vote of seven to zero.


ITEM 02

Subject: Consideration of a Request for Determination of Funding with “Reasonable Basis”/Mitigating Circumstances as Required for Nonclassroom-Based Charter Schools Pursuant to California Education Code sections 47612.5 and 47634.2, and Associated California Code of Regulations, Title 5.

CDE Recommendation: The CDE proposes to recommend that the SBE approve the determination of funding request at 70 percent for two years (2021–22 through 2022–23) for Sierra Foothill Charter (charter number 1396).

Action: Commissioner King moved for recommendation to the SBE to approve the school for 100 percent funding for two years.

Commissioner Sever seconded the motion.

Yes votes: Commissioners Austin, Garbolino-Mojica, King, Sever, Taylor, and Walsh
No votes: Commissioner Farland
Members absent: Commissioners Fazel and Jones
Abstentions: None

The motion passed by a vote of six to one.


Adjournment of Meeting

Commissioner Walsh adjourned the meeting at approximately 10:15 a.m.

Questions:   Charter Schools Division | charters@cde.ca.gov | 916-322-6029
Last Reviewed: Thursday, June 30, 2022
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