4/13/23 SAC Minutes

April 13, 2023
Zoom 5:30 pm
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Lora Sedore Chair
Jeremy Peckens
Mikel Wagner
Vincent Vargas
Dorene DiNaro

Not Present:
Rebecca Starrett
Lani McCarson

The SAC meeting was called to order at 5:30 pm by Lora Sedore via Zoom video Conferencing. Rebecca
Starrett notified the SAC that she would not be attending the meeting and will be moving out of state so
she will no longer be on our committee. The SAC thanks Rebecca for her service on our committee and
will miss her input and participation.

Lora asked Jeremy to update the SAC on the status of the New Mexico Legislative changes to the
required educational hours, our proposed calendar, differences in the APS calendar and proposed
options for parents.

Jeremy explained the new APS calendar changes that include a 3 week gap in August as well as longer
breaks during the year. He also presented the proposed 21 st Century calendar. The committee discussed
the changes and possible options for in-school daycare both at the beginning of the year and the breaks
within the year.

Jeremy also outlined the process 21 st Century followed to create the calendar.
The teachers and staff completed a questionnaire on their preferences and discussed the
calendar during their scheduled Wednesday morning meetings.

A questionnaire to was sent to the parents of 21 st . (71 replied)

The CG Board was updated on discussions from the SAC the staff, and the results of the
questionnaire sent to parents.

Based on the input from the previous mentioned groups. A calendar was drafted by the 21 st Century
administration for presentation and approval at the April Governance Council meeting.

The SAC discussed the problems with the new calendar, including inconvenience to parents, daycare
uncertainty, and conflicts with the APS calendar. The SAC agreed the process was followed and no
perfect solution is possible.

No date for the next The SAC was established.
6:20 Meeting adjourned

4/13/23 SAC Agenda

5:30pm via Zoom

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  1. 1. Roll Call
  2. Welcome
  3. School Calendar – Jeremy Peckens 
    1. Legislative changes
    2. 21st’s calendar
    3. What APS’s new longer year will mean to our school
    4. Options that are being considered           
  4. Continuing discussion of potential solutions
    1. What might the SAC be able to do to help the administration?
  5. Open Forum
  6. Adjourn Meeting

11/10/22 SAC Minutes

5:30 PM– 6:30 PM
In Attendance
Lora Sedore- Chair
Jeremy Peckens
Mikel Wagner
Vincent Vargas
Rebecca Starrett
Lani McCarson
Not present: Dorene DiNaro
The SAC meeting was called to order by Lora Sedore at 5:30 PM via Zoom Video Conferencing.
Lora introduced Vicente to the SAC and each team member shared a bit of who they are with Vicente.
21 st Century School Update of Activities
Jeremy Peckens reported to the SAC the teachers were informed of the SAC/Administration 2023-2024
school year calendar review at their Wednesday morning meeting. The teachers will be updated as our
fact finding and potential solutions are more defined. The teachers will be given a questionnaire to
enable input from them.
Jeremy and Lora updated the Governing Board on the discussions of the SAC. They would like to have
input from both the teachers and the parents and are very motived to help 21st Century find a solution
that will work best of all.
Jeremy shared a draft questionnaire that will be distributed to parents to help define the problem.
Rebecca shared a draft APS calendar of the 2023-24 school year. This new calendar indicated a later
start for APS which would mean more potential coverage of daycare of 21st students.
Action Item
Rebecca will provide the APS information to the SAC on their new proposed start and end dates for the
coming year.

Jeremy and Lora will present a summary to this discussion to the Governing Board.
The SAC will meet again on December 8 which is one week before the GC Board meeting.
6:20 Meeting adjourned

The next meeting of the SAC is scheduled for May 16, 2022.
Meeting was adjoined at 6:00 PM.

11/10/22 SAC Agenda

11/10/22 21stCPA School Advisory Committee Agenda

5:30 PM via Zoom

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  1. Roll Call
  2. Welcome and introduction of new member Vicente Vargas
  3. Update on school activities
  4. Summary of Report to Guidance Council on School Calendar 2023-2024
  5. Continuing discussion of potential changes to the school year calendar
  6. Open Forum
  7. Adjourn Meeting