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Preliminary Meeting Notes for December 8, 2022

Advisory Commission on Charter Schools (ACCS) preliminary meeting minutes (notes) for December 8, 2022.

Advisory Commission on Charter Schools

An Advisory Body to the California State Board of Education

Preliminary Meeting Notes

Thursday, December 8, 2022
California Department of Education
1430 N Street, Room 1101
Sacramento, CA 95814

Commission Members

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

1 Represents the State Superintendent of Public Instruction

California State Board of Education Liaisons

  • 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

Thursday, August 11, 2022

Action: Commissioner Sever moved approval of minutes.

Commissioner Garbolino-Mojica seconded the motion.

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

The motion passed by a vote of eight to zero with one abstention.

Charter Schools Division Update
Public Comment

Agenda Items

Item 01

Subject: Consideration of Requests 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 California State Board of Education (SBE) approve the two schools’ mitigating circumstances requests and approve the determination of funding requests for 100 percent funding for two fiscal years (2021–22 through 2022–23) for MIT Academy (charter number 0372) and Mare Island Technology Academy (charter number 0181).

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

Commissioner Fazel seconded the motion.

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

The motion passed unanimously.


Adjournment of Meeting

Commissioner Walsh adjourned the meeting at approximately 10:05 a.m.

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Last Reviewed: Thursday, December 8, 2022
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