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October 2021 ACCS Meeting Agenda

Advisory Commission on Charter Schools (ACCS) October 12, 2021, meeting notice of agenda items and attachments.
Important Notice

Assembly Bill 361 (Chapter 165, Statutes of 2021), related to the COVID-19 pandemic, allows state bodies covered by the Bagley-Keene Open Meeting Act (Act) to hold public meetings covered by the Act via web and/or audio teleconferencing. As such, the October 12, 2021, ACCS meeting will be held as an audio/video teleconference. The meeting will continue to be broadcast via live webcast and will subsequently be archived on the ACCS Meeting Webcast. The Board Room 1101 in the California Department of Education will be closed to the public. Please see the ACCS Public Comment section below for options to view and participate in the meeting.

Advisory Commission on Charter Schools
Meeting Notice

An Advisory Body to the State Board of Education

Tuesday, October 12, 2021
9:30 to 11:30 a.m.±*

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

 

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

State Board of Education Liaisons

  • Sue Burr
  • Ting Sun

AGENDA

  • Call to Order
  • Salute to Flag
  • Welcome and Introductions
  • Review and Adoption of Meeting Notes
  • Charter Schools Division Update
  • Review/Reordering of Meeting Agenda
  • Public Comment2

*MEETING MAY END EARLIER OR LATER THAN SPECIFIED DUE TO TIME NEEDED TO COMPLETE THE AGENDA.

AGENDA ITEMS

Item 1 (DOCX)

Type of Action: Information

Subject: Consideration of Retroactive 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.

Public Comment: Public Comment from California Teachers Association for Item 1 (PDF)


Item 2 was withdrawn by the California Department of Education on October 8, 2021.

Item 2 (DOCX)

Type of Action: Information

Subject: Reconsideration of a Funding Determination as Required for Nonclassroom-Based Charter Schools Pursuant to California Education Code sections 47612.5 and 47634.2; California Code of Regulations, Title 5 Section 11963.6(g); Associated California Code of Regulations, Title 5; and Senate Bill 820 Section 75 [Chapter 110, Statutes of 2020].

  • Item 2 Attachment 1: Proposed Recommendation for a Reconsideration of a Funding Determination for a Nonclassroom-Based Charter School (XLSX)
  • Item 2 Attachment 2: Funding Determination Form Based on the Second-Year Estimated Actuals Budget for Peak Prep Pleasant Valley, Charter #2062 (PDF)

[Note: The preceding information about item 2 contains strikethroughs which indicate the item has been withdrawn.]


ACCS PUBLIC COMMENT

Public comment may be given via email or phone.

Email

The public is highly encouraged to submit written comment to the ACCS in advance for prior consideration. In order to help ensure that commissioners have time to review the comments, please submit comments by 5 p.m., on Friday, October 8, 2021. Comments received after that time will be forwarded to commissioners until 5 p.m. on Monday, October 11; however, only comments received by the October 8 deadline will be made available to the public. Comments should be submitted to the ACCS via email to charters@cde.ca.gov.

The following information should be included in the body of the email:

  • Commenter’s first and last name
  • Organization affiliation
  • Agenda item number or general public comment
Phone

Public comment may also be provided by dialing the phone number and participant access code and then following the operator’s prompts. Upon dialing in, callers will be added to a caller queue. The operator will notify callers when it is their turn to provide public comment. Public comment will be limited to one minute. Members of the public wishing to dial in for public comment should view the livestream of the meeting. The number and access code will be provided at the start of public comment for each item.

  • Prior to making public comment, speakers who are watching the meeting via live webcast should make sure the volume on their computer is muted to avoid an echoing or feedback sounds during the call.
  • Each speaker will be allotted one minute of public comment for each agenda item.
  • When the host unmutes the caller to provide public comment:
    • Participants will hear a voice announcement telling them they are unmuted.
    • Host will announce to caller when their time is up.
    Please use the phone number and access code provided below:
    • Phone number: 712-770-5316
    • Access code: 4337117#

REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION WILL BE PROVIDED FOR ANY INDIVIDUAL WITH A DISABILITY

Pursuant to the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, any individual with a disability who requires reasonable accommodation to attend or participate in this meeting of the ACCS may request assistance by contacting the Charter Schools Division at the following address, phone number, fax number, or email:

Charter Schools Division
California Department of Education
1430 N Street, Suite 5401
Sacramento, CA 95814-5901
Phone: 916-322-6029
Fax: 916-322-1465
Email: charters@cde.ca.gov


THE ORDER OF BUSINESS MAY BE CHANGED WITHOUT NOTICE

Notice is hereby given that the order of consideration of matters on this agenda may be changed without prior notice.

REASONABLE LIMITATIONS MAY BE PLACED ON PUBLIC TESTIMONY

The presiding officer of the ACCS reserves the right to impose reasonable time limits on public testimony to ensure that the agenda is completed.

SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS MAY BE MADE

Consistent with the requirements of the Bagley-Keene Open Meeting Act, notice is hereby given that special presentations not mentioned on the agenda may be made at this meeting; however, any such presentation will be for information only.


For more information concerning this agenda, please contact the following:

Charter Schools Division
California Department of Education
1430 N Street, Suite 5401
Sacramento, CA 95814-5901
Phone: 916-322-6029
Fax: 916-322-1465

To join the ACCS specialized email distribution list, visit the ACCS Listserv.

This notice appears on the Advisory Commission on Charter Schools.


1Represents the State Superintendent of Public Instruction

2Time(s) will be set aside for public comment at this meeting. Depending on the situation, and at the direction of the presiding officer, public comment may be entertained, as appropriate, at the beginning of, during, and/or the end of the meeting. Reasonable limits will be placed on the amount of time allowed for individual comments.

Questions:   Charter Schools Division | charters@cde.ca.gov | 916-322-6029
Last Reviewed: Tuesday, October 12, 2021
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