1/19/23 GC Recording

1/19/23 GC Minutes

Members Present: Art Silva, President
Gary Boyd, Vice President
Lora Sedore, Member
Vicente Vargas, Interim Secretary
Anne Desiderio, Member

Members Absent: Sistine Jaramillo, Member

Guests: Mary Tarango, CEO
Angela Lerner, COO
Jeremy Peckens, Principal
Nate Rios, Vigil Group
Kathy Potter, Guest
Jennifer Elliot, Guest
Amy McGrane, Guest
Ysidra Tellez, Guest

Governance Council called to order by Art Silva, President at 5:35 pm

Roll Call:
Quorum met
Approval of Agenda
Motion to Approve – Gary Boyd
2nd – Lora Sedore
Motion Unanimously Approved

Approval of Previous Governance Council Meeting Minutes of December 15, 2022
Motion to Approve – Lora Sedore
2nd – Gary Boyd
Motion Unanimously Approved
Open Forum – None
Presentation and Possible Action on New Governance Council Member – Vicente Vargas presented a possible new board member, Anne Desiderio. Committee reviewed resume and recommended to Governance Council to approve Anne Desiderio.
Motion to Approve Anne Desiderio as new member – Vicente Vargas
2nd – Gary Boyd
Motion Unanimously Approved

Budget Reports – Nate Rios reported on all budget items, including Cash Disbursements, Bank Reconciliation, and the BARS:
Motion to Approve Cash Disbursements for December – Gary Boyd
2nd – Lora Sedore
Motion Unanimously Approved

Motion to Approve Bank Reconciliation for December – Gary Boyd
2nd – Lora Sedore
Motion Unanimously Approved

Motion to Approve BAR 580-000-2223-0015 – IB– Gary Boyd
2nd – Lora Sedore
Motion Unanimously Approved

Presentation and Discussion of Breaking the Silence – Amy McGrane introduced Ysidra Tellez. She stated that the pilot program would raise awareness of mental illness. Biggest funder for program is Department of Health. Program will be presented through Health and PE curriculum.

Discussion of Calendar for SY 2023-2024 – There was no discussion. Mary Tarango asked that it remain as a discussion item on February agenda.

Presentation & Discussion of Principal’s Report – Mr. Peckens reported on all items. He stated that all FOB’s for front door have arrived. Testing results are in and school is on path to surpass expected growth in all areas. There is an Open House this coming weekend with a tour of facility.

Presentation & Discussion of COO Report – Angela Lerner gave an update on all funding.

Presentation & Discussion of Superintendent’s Report – Mary Tarango gave an update on all items.

Next Meeting
February 16, 2023, at 5:30 pm

Motion to Adjourn
Motion to adjourn – Lora Sedore
2nd – Vicente Vargas
Motion Unanimously Approved

Meeting adjourned at 6:41 pm

1/19/23 GC Agenda

21st Century Public Academy
Governance Council Meeting
Posted January 13, 2023
Agenda for January 19, 2023
Meeting will be held at Virtually 5:30 pm

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Call Meeting to Order
Roll Call
Approval of Agenda
Approval of Governance Council Minutes
December 15 – Virtual Meeting
Open Forum
I. PRESENTATION AND POSSIBLE ACTION ON NEW GOVERNANCE COUNCIL MEMBER
II. PRESENTATION AND DISCUSSION OF BUDGET REPORTS
III. DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ACTION
CASH DISBURSEMENTS –DECEMBER
IV. DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ACTION
BANK RECONCILIATION -DECEMBER
V. DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ACTION ON BAR’S
580-000-2223-00015-IB

VI. PRESENTATION AND DISCUSSION OF BREAKING THE SILENCE
SOCIAL AND EMOTIONAL LEARNING PROGRAM
VII. DISCUSSION OF CALENDAR FOR FY 2023-2024
VIII. PRESENTATION AND DISCUSSION OF PRINCIPAL’S REPORT
IX. PRESENTATION AND DISCUSSION OF COO’S REPORT
X. PRESENTATION AND DISCUSSION OF SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT
XI. Vote to Adjourn Meeting
Next Meeting: February 16, 2023
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12/15/22 GC Minutes

Members Present: Art Silva, President

Gary Boyd, Vice President

Lora Sedore, Member

Vicente Vargas, Interim Secretary

Guests: Mary Tarango, Superintendent

Angela Lerner, COO

Jeremy Peckens, Principal

Amber Pena, Vigil Group

Jim Richardson, Guest

Anne Desiderio, Guest

Jennifer Elliott- Guest

Governance Council called to order by Art Silva, President at 5:33 pm

Roll Call:

  • Quorum met

Approval of Agenda – 

  • Motion to Approve –Gary Boyd

2nd – Lora Sedore

Motion Unanimously Approved

Approval of Previous Governance Council Meeting Minutes of November 17, 2022

  • Motion to Approve – Lora Sedore

2nd – Gary Boyd

Motion Unanimously Approved

Open Forum – Introduction of Anne Desiderio. Anne Desiderio expressed interest in joining the Governance Council. She will send out her resume to the board to review.

Budget Reports – Amber Pena reported on all budget items, including Cash Disbursements, Bank Reconciliation, and the BARS:

  • Motion to Approve Cash Disbursements for November – Lora Sedore

2nd – Gary Boyd

Motion Unanimously Approved

  • Motion to Approve Bank Reconciliation for November– Gary Boyd

2nd – Lora Sedore

Motion Unanimously Approved

  • Motion to Approve BARS – Lora Sedore

   580-000-2223-0012 – IB

   580-000-2223-0013 – IB

2nd – Gary Boyd

Motion Unanimously Approved

Discussion of Resolution for Employment- 12-15-22-1

Motion to Approve – Gary Boyd

2nd Motion – Lora Sedore

Motion Unanimously Approved

Discussion of Facility Master Plan 2023-2028 – 

  • Motion to Approve -Vicente Vargas

2nd – Gary Boyd

Motion Unanimously Approved

Discussion of Survey from Parents and Survey from Staff regarding Calendar 2023-2024 – Mr. Peckens presented both parents and staff survey results. 71 parents filled out the survey. Main concern of parents was child care at the end of summer, in August. Majority of parents like our calendar. 25 staff members of 43 filled out the survey. Majority of staff like our calendar and longer days. Staff would support a third party coming in to service child care during summer. Staff like our calendar and like that we are different from APS. Ms. Tarango spoke about the surveys. The results show that we should look for either the school to have a child care service or have a 3rd party service starting August 1 of the school year. Lora Sedore said that in their next school advisory meeting they are going to talk about the survey results as well. 

Discussion of Calendar for SY 2023-2024 – There were no questions or discussion about the calendar.

Presentation & Discussion of Principal’s Report – Mr. Peckens gave his Principal report. The school got more furniture from donations, and this furniture will go into the portables. He reported on each grade’s OSI progress and RACED Rubric. The school just finished winter testing and students are doing makeup testing. Spirit Week is currently going on at the school. 

Presentation & Discussion of COO Report – Angie Lerner gave an update on all funding. She also gave  an update on PTA. 

Presentation & Discussion of Superintendent’s Report – Ms. Tarango went over her Superintendent report. 

Next Meeting

  • January 19, 2023, at 5:30 pm

Motion to Adjourn

  • Motion to adjourn –Gary Boyd

2nd – Lora Sedore

Motion Unanimously Approved

Meeting adjourned at 6:32pm