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December 2022 ACCS Meeting Agenda

Advisory Commission on Charter Schools (ACCS) December 8, 2022, meeting notice of agenda items and attachments.
Important Notice
On June 30, 2022, Governor Gavin Newsom signed Senate Bill 189 (Chapter 44, Statutes of 2022) which added Government Code Section 11133 to allow 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 through June 30, 2023. As such, the December 8, 2022, 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 web page. Board Room 1101 at 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 during the meeting.

Advisory Commission on Charter Schools
Meeting Notice

An Advisory Body to the State Board of Education

Thursday, December 8, 2022
9:30 to 1:00 p.m.±*

California Department of Education
1430 N Street, Room 1101
Sacramento, CA 95814


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

State Board of Education Liaisons

  • Cynthia Glover Woods
  • Sharon Olken


  • 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

General Public Comment

Agenda Items

Item 1 (DOCX)

Type of Action: Action, Information

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

Public Comment Guidelines

Public comment may be made via email or phone.


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 Monday, December 5, 2022. Comments received after that time will be forwarded to commissioners until 5 p.m. on Wednesday, December 7; however, only comments received by the December 5 deadline will be posted to the ACCS agenda prior to the meeting. Comments should be submitted to the ACCS via email to

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

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: 667-770-1381
    • Access code: 4337117#

Reasonable Accommodation

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

Order of Business

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

Reasonable Limitations

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

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

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

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This notice appears on the Advisory Commission on Charter Schools web page.


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.

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Last Reviewed: Tuesday, December 6, 2022
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