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ACCS Preliminary Meeting Notes for October 8, 2019

Advisory Commission on Charter Schools (ACCS) preliminary meeting notes for October 8, 2019.

Advisory Commission on Charter Schools

An Advisory Body to the State Board of Education

Preliminary Meeting Notes

Tuesday, October 8, 2019
California Department of Education
1430 N Street, Suite 1101
Sacramento, CA 95814-5901

Meeting Locations

California Department of Education
1430 N Street, Room 1101
Sacramento, CA 95184-5901
Contact Person: Jonathan Yu
Phone: 916-322-6029

Kairos Public Schools
129 Elm Street
Vacaville, CA 95688
Contact Person: Jared Austin
Phone: 707-453-7234, ext. 104

Harvard-Westlake School
3700 Coldwater Canyon Avenue
Studio City, CA 91604
Contact Person: Ari Engelberg
Phone: 818-980-6692

Placer County Office of Education
360 Nevada Street
Auburn, CA 95603
Contact Person: Suzie Arcuri
Phone: 530-889-5941

North Valley Military Institute
12105 Allegheny Street
Sun Valley, CA 91352
Contact Person: Dr. Mark Ryan
Phone: 323-217-4481

Kingsburg Elementary Charter School District
1310 Stroud Avenue
Kingsburg, CA 93631
Contact Person: Sarah Ballard
Phone: 559-897-2331

Commission Members

  • Jared Austin
  • Lisa Constancio1
  • Ari Engelberg
  • Jumoke Hinton Hodge (Absent)
  • Gayle Garbolino-Mojica
  • Dr. Mark Ryan
  • Dr. Wesley Sever
  • Vacant
  • Vacant

1Represents the State Superintendent of Public Instruction.

State Board of Education Liaison Members

  • Sue Burr (Absent)
  • Vacant

Principal Staff

  • Carrie Lopes, Associate Director, California Department of Education (CDE)
  • Marites Rivera, Education Program Consultant, CDE
  • Makenna Huey, Staff Services Manager I, CDE
Call to Order
  • Commissioner Sever called the meeting to order at approximately 9:31 a.m.
  • Salute to the Flag
  • Welcome and Introductions
Review and Adoption of Meeting Notes

Action: Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Commissioner Ryan moved approval of minutes.

Commissioner Engelberg seconded the motion.

Yes votes: Commissioners Austin, Constancio, Engelberg, Garbolino-Mojica, Ryan, and Sever
No votes: None
Members absent: Commissioner Hinton Hodge
Abstentions: None

The motion passed unanimously.

AGENDA ITEMS

ITEM 01

Subject: Consideration of a Request 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 at full funding and for the time period as specified for the nonclassroom-based charter school listed on Attachment 1.

Action: Commissioner Ryan moved for recommendation to the SBE of the CDE staff recommendation.

Commissioner Engelberg seconded the motion.

Yes votes: Commissioners Austin, Constancio, Engelberg, Garbolino-Mojica, Ryan, and Sever
No votes: None
Members absent: Commissioner Hinton Hodge
Abstentions: None

The motion passed unanimously.

ITEM 02

Subject: Baypoint Preparatory Academy-San Diego: Consider a Material Revision of the Charter to Change Admission Preferences

CDE Recommendation: The CDE proposes to recommend that the SBE hold a public hearing to approve the request for the material revision of the Baypoint Preparatory Academy-San Diego (BPA-SD) petition to amend Element 8–Admission Requirements for a five-year term, of July 1, 2018, through June 30, 2023, under the oversight of the SBE, based on the CDE’s findings pursuant to Education Code sections 47605(b)(1), 47605(b)(2), 47605(b)(3), 47605(b)(4), 47605(b)(5), 47605(b)(6) and California Code of Regulations, Title 5, Section 11967.5.1.

The CDE finds that the BPA-SD petition is consistent with sound educational practice and the petitioners are demonstrably likely to successfully implement the intended program.

The CDE finds that the BPA-SD petition does provide a reasonably comprehensive description of the 15 required elements.

Action: Commissoner Ryan moved for recommendation to the SBE of the CDE staff recommendation.

Commissioner Austin seconded the motion.

Yes votes: Commissioners Austin, Constancio, Engelberg, Garbolino-Mojica, Ryan, and Sever
No votes: None
Members absent: Commissioner Hinton Hodge
Abstentions: None

The motion passed unanimously.

Adjournment of Meeting

Commissioner Sever adjourned the meeting at approximately 9:54 a.m.

Questions: Charter Schools Division | charters@cde.ca.gov | 916-322-6029 
Last Reviewed: Tuesday, October 15, 2019
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