East Bay Innovation Academy

Board Meeting

Date and Time

Wednesday October 18, 2023 at 8:00 PM PDT


EBIA's regular board meetings are held in person at EBIA, 3400 Malcolm Avenue, Oakland, CA at 8 PM. 



      Purpose Presenter Time
I. Opening Items 8:00 PM
Opening Items
  A. Record Attendance and Guests   Rochelle Benning 1 m
  B. Call the Meeting to Order   Rochelle Benning 1 m
  C. Review and Approve Minutes from 9/20/2023 REGULAR Board Meeting Approve Minutes Rochelle Benning 1 m
    Minutes for Board Meeting on September 20, 2023  
  D. Opening Session - Public Comment (Any Agenda or Non-Agenda Items)   Rochelle Benning 15 m
Public comment is limited to a maximum of 3 minutes of comment time per speaker
II. Board Governance & Consent Agenda 8:18 PM
  A. Review and Approve East Bay Innovation Academy Consent Agenda Items Vote Rochelle Benning 5 m

Consent Agenda Items:

  • September 2023 Check and Credit Card Registers
  • New Tech Network (NTN) College Access Collaborative MOU
  • New Tech Network College Access Collaborative Data Sharing Agreement
  • California Partnership for Achieving Student Success (CalPASS) MOU
  • Oakland Promise MOU
  • Resolution to update EBIA bank account




III. Approve Spending Plans 8:23 PM

The Executive Director will present spending plans for the Educator Effectiveness Grant and the Arts, Music, and Instruction Grant for board review and approval.

  A. Arts, Music, Instructional Materials Grant Vote Miranda Thorman 5 m
  B. Educator Effectiveness Grant Vote Miranda Thorman 5 m
IV. Academic Excellence 8:33 PM
Academic Excellence
  A. EBIA Executive Director's Report Discuss Miranda Thorman 15 m

Executive Director will share information about enrollment and marketing plans for the 24-25 school year.

V. Finance and Development 8:48 PM
  A. East Bay Innovation Academy - Finance Update Discuss Miranda Thorman 2 m

EdTec will join the EBIA Board at the September, November, February, April, May and June during the 2023 - 2024 school year board meetings. Alternate month updates will be high level as needed provided by the Executive Director and/or Senior Director of Operations. 


October 2023 Update - as noted above EdTec will be present at the November meeting to provide a year to date financial update.





VI. Facility Updates 8:50 PM
  A. Facilities Updates Vote Miranda Thorman 5 m

- Approve Prop 39 application 

VII. School Governance and Other Matters 8:55 PM
  A. Confirm Board Meeting Dates through 2023 - 2024 School Year (and early 2024 - 2025) Discuss Rochelle Benning 1 m

Current board meetings through the end of the school year are scheduled as follows - do we need to make any adjustments that we can incorporate into our schedule now?


8:00 PM Wednesday, 11/15/2023

December 2023 Winter Break

8:00 PM Wednesday, 1/17/2024

8:00 PM Wednesday, 2/21/2024

8:00 PM Wednesday, 3/20/2024

8:00 PM Wednesday, 4/17/2024

8:00 PM Wednesday, 5/15/2024

8:00 PM Wednesday, 6/12/2024 - End of 2023/2024 School/Fiscal Year 


July 2024 Summer Break

8:00 PM Wednesday, 8/21/2024

  B. Closing Session - Public Comment (Any Agenda or Non-Agenda Items) FYI Rochelle Benning 10 m
Public comment is limited to a maximum of 3 minutes of comment time per speaker
VIII. Closing Items 9:06 PM
  A. Adjourn Meeting Vote Rochelle Benning 1 m