5/10/21 PTA Minutes

The meeting was called to order by Janet Giron, President, at 7:05 pm on Monday, May 10, 2021.
The minutes from the April 12, 2021 General PTA Meeting were read and approved as corrected.
Attendance:
Bianca Belmonte-Sapien, Janet Giron, Angela Lerner, Mikel Wagner, Alfreda Begay, Lani
McCarson, Tiffany Johnson, Mr. Feit, Wendy McCourt
Title I Report by Ms. Belmonte-Sapien:
 This meeting will act as our required annual Title I meeting as well as a PTA meeting
 Title I Budget: We will receive $100,000 to hire 5 additional Educational Assistants for next
year, bringing the total number of EA’s to 8.
 Family Engagement: this Title I requirement is fulfilled with our family nights (Math Night
for example), the School Advisory Committee, and our Family/School Agreement
 We are a full-inclusion school that uses testing data to modify our curriculum as need to
meet the need of all students.
 Title I requires that we meet all state charter school criteria. The state charter organization
made its site visit this month. They were impressed that we were able to still maintain our
charter mission in the form of the VOSI’s during covid and that we have been able to
continue MAP testing as well as state testing.

Principal’s Report by Ms. Belmonte-Sapien:
 MAP testing will take place May 17 – 21 in the areas of reading, language usage, math and
science. Teachers will use the data to help plan next year.
 There will be a shelter in place drill on May 13.
 Our social worker will be attending a conference about social/emotional support.
 The school will participate in a job fair to fill open staff positions.
 Elementary teachers are participating in Letters Training for the teaching of spelling and
reading.
 The next Governance Council meeting will be on May 20.
 The last 3 days of school, June 1 – 3, will be half days.
President’s Report by Janet Giron:
 Yearbooks will be mailed out by June 1. Yearbooks ordered to be delivered to school will be
distributed the last week of school.
 8 th grade Field Day will be Friday, May 28. Graduation will be on June 3 at 7 pm.
 Yearbook pictures went well.
 The PTA convention was last week. The PTA board will be getting together to watch the
break out presentations.
Vice-President’s Report by Alfreda Begay:
 An application was submitted to Chipotle for a fundraising night but we have not heard
back from them yet so we will have to wait and do it next year.

Treasurer’s Report by Angela Lerner:
 Deposits were made totaling $373.04.
 Current balance is $10,731.27.
Social:
 Nothing to report.
Secretary:
 Nothing to report.
New Business:
 There was an issue with shipping charges and Treering. Some yearbooks orders that will be
shipped to students’ homes were not charged shipping. We will need to pay $134.73 to
Treering in order for our yearbook order to be completed. Since there is currently $150
available in the Yearbook line item in the PTA budget we do not need to vote on the
expenditure.

The next PTA General Meeting will be Monday, June 14 at 7:00 pm.
The meeting was adjourned at 8:04 pm.

4/12/21

The meeting was called to order by Janet Giron, President, at 7:00 pm on Monday, April 12, 2021.
The minutes from the March 8, 2021 General PTA Meeting were read and approved as corrected.
Attendance:
Bianca Belmonte-Sapien, Janet Giron, Angela Lerner, Mikel Wagner, Alfreda Begay, Lani
McCarson, G. Stewart, Doreen DiNaro
Principal’s Report by Ms. Belmonte-Sapien:
 Student Coucil has been working hard. They have earned $300 toward their $2,000 goal in
the Charleston fundraiser. Student Council is looking for new members. They will be
sponsoring a spirit week soon.
 Upcoming virtual events will be a Math night and the Literacey Fair.
 State testing is now taking place (NMASR and NMSSA).
 In May MAPS testing will take place again. Remote students will participate in the MAPS
testing.
 Staff meetings are taking place weekly.
 Students did very well the 1 st week back in school. Screening is going smoothly and
students are doing well wearing their masks and hand washing. They do need help
remembering to maintain social distancing, but are very good about accepting correction.
 One third of all students were remote for the 1 st week back.
 NM Department of Health has announced a new surveillance program. We are reviewing
the requirements now.
 The next Governance Council meeting is on 4/22.
 A site visit by the state charter organization will be in May.
 There will be 390 1 st through 8 th grade students next year. Registration will be electronic.
 The PTA uniform closet was a big help for the 1 st week. Bottoms can be donated as well as
shirts.

President’s Report by Janet Giron:
 We need to wait to pick 8 th grade graduation date to see if Bernalillo County will be green.
 The by-laws were posted on Facebook. Please look them over. Changes were made to the
number of votes need to make a quorum.
 Mr. Peckens is working with the photographer to set a date for yearbook pictures. Other
pictures to be included in the yearbook need to be submitted by the end of the month to Mr.
Peckens.
 The NM PTA Convention is coming up. We have an extra spot, so please let Janet know if
you would like to attend.
 We have candidates for all 4 PTA board positions for next year. We will vote on them
tonight.

Vice-President’s Report by Alfreda Begay:
 The restaurant for the fundraiser needs proof of non-profit status, so it is not booked yet.

Treasurer’s Report by Angela Lerner:
 There were 2 deposits from GL Scrip totaling $49.85
 The current bank balance is $10,374.98.
Social:
 Nothing to report.
Secretary:
 We received an additional $10 from the GotSneakers fundraiser.
New Business:
 Can we run the snack bar? We can’t have the students standing in line so maybe we can do
pre-orders for a once a week snack bag. It would be organized by homeroom and money
would be turned into a drop box in each homeroom to be collected by the PTA.
 PTA officers need to have a current APS background check. It is good for 2 years and costs
$12.
Voting:
 Angie Lerner moved to adopt the by-laws as presented. The voted passed with a show of
hands.
 The slate of officers for 2021-2022 is:
President – Janet Giron
Vice-President – Lani McCarson
Secretary – Mikel Wagner
Treasurer – Angie Lerner
Alfreda Begay moved to accept the slate as presented. The vote passed with a show of
hands.
The next PTA General Meeting will be Monday, May 10th at 7:00 pm via Zoom.
The meeting was adjourned at 8:07 pm.

Title 1 Annual Meeting

Title 1 Annual Meeting 21 st Century Public Academy
In joint effort with PTA Meeting

Agenda
May 10, 2021

Introduction
Title 1 Funding for 21 st Century
Title 1 Meeting Sign in (Role Call)
Title 1 Overview/Presentation of Budget
*Families have the right to know and be involved in: Title 1 Regular Budget, Title 1 Family
Engagement and development of Title 1 Program Plans
*Annual Revision of District/School Family Engagement Policy and School Parent Compact
*Advisory Councils meet Monthly
School Site Visit Report
Q&A

3/8/21 PTA Minutes

The meeting was called to order by Janet Giron, President, at 7:03 pm on Monday, March 8, 2021.
The minutes from the February 8, 2021 General PTA Meeting were read and approved as corrected.
Attendance:
Bianca Belmonte-Sapien, Janet Giron, Angela Lerner, Mikel Wagner, Alfreda Begay, Tiffany
Johnson, Lani McCarson, G. Stewart, David Gibson, Mr. Feit, Shana Anaya, Wendy McCourt
Principal’s Report by Ms. Belmonte-Sapien:
 Thank you for joining.
 On March 1 Special Education came back to school following the 5 to 1 model, and then all
teachers were able to invite in students that they felt were in need to intend in-person.
 PED announced that starting on April 5 th there will be full re-entry 5 days a week with the
option for students who wish to to remain at home. Here at 21 st Century, parents can change
their decision regarding remote vs. in-person learning at any time.
 The uniform closet is open again.
 The covid- safe walkthrough took place on 2/9 and we passed.
 The school staff is participating in covid surveillance.
 The DOH has announced that all teachers will now be eligible to be vaccinated.
 The school’s next Governance Council meeting will be at 5:30 on Thursday, March 18 th via
Zoom.
 There will be a faculty meeting tomorrow to discuss the PED announcement.
 No written guidence about re-entry on April 5 th has been released from PED yet.
 PED will be putting out guidance for graduation ceremonies. It will depend on which
county schools are in.
 Student Council will be running a catolog fundraiser through April 25 th .
 We are still accepting lottery applications for 1 st , 2 nd and 3 rd grades.
 The PED Multi-Layered Systems for Support walkthrough took place. 21 st Century now
needs to work on writing a 3 year plan.

President’s Report by Janet Giron:
 She will be posting the PTA by-laws. They need to be posted for 15 days before they can be
voted on.
 The 8 th Grade ceremony will most likely be in-person.
 Yearbook pictures will be taken in April. They will be taken during the day for students
attending in-person and there will be evening times for those attending remotely.
 Mr. Peckens is asking for parents to submit pictures for the yearbook.
 Elections for the PTA board will be held next month.
Vice-President’s Report by Alfreda Begay:
 Chipotle restaurant night is tentatively set up for Wednesday 3/31. Maybe it would be better
to move it to 4/7 when school will be in session in-person.

Treasurer’s Report by Angela Lerner:
 A one year subscription to Quickbooks has been purchased.
 The current bank balance is $11,084.01.
 Reimbursements are all caught up, with only one check still oustanding.
Social:
 Nothing to report.
Secretary:
 Nothing to report.
New Business:
 There was no new business.
The next PTA General Meeting will be Monday, April 12th at 7:00 pm via Zoom.
The meeting was adjourned at 7.44 pm.