Back Board Meeting: Thu November 14, 2019

East Bay Innovation Academy

Board Meeting

Date and Time

Thursday November 14, 2019 at 8:00 PM PST


3400 Malcolm Avenue, Oakland, CA 94605 - Primary Meeting Location

Hello! Our regular meetings are held at EBIA, 3400 Malcolm Ave. Regular meetings are generally held in the months of Jan, Feb, Mar, April, May, June, August, Sept, Oct and Nov and typically start at 8PM.

We welcome everyone to our board meetings! If you require special accommodations (disability related or other) to attend an EBIA board meeting please let us know by emailing us at or by calling (510) 577-9557 and ask to speak to our Office Manager.

PLEASE NOTE: (1) all public comments are limited to 3 minutes per speaker; and (2) if the EBIA Board does not reach quorum for any scheduled meeting due to any unforeseen reasons the meeting will be cancelled and rescheduled. Thank you for your patience if this occurs!


  Purpose Presenter Time
I. Opening Items 8:00 PM
A. Record Attendance and Guests   Rochelle Benning 1 m
B. Call the Meeting to Order   Rochelle Benning 1 m
C. Approve Minutes - October Board Meeting Approve Minutes Rochelle Benning 1 m
Approve minutes for Board Meeting on October 14, 2019
D. Public Comment   Rochelle Benning 10 m
Up to a maximum of 3 minutes comment time per speaker
II. Governance 8:13 PM
A. Consent Agenda Vote Rochelle Benning 3 m
November Consent Agenda Items
- EBIA October 2019 Check and Credit Card Register
- Administrative coaching agreement with Sheilagh Andujar
- Measure N consulting agreement with Patricia Clark
- WASC support agreement with Sandy Park
- NPS master contracts
B.  Employment Contract - EBIA Executive Director Vote Rochelle Benning 5 m
Formally present and obtain board approval for Michelle's Cho's employment contract to serve as the interim Executive Director for East Bay Innovation Academy
III. Academic Excellence 8:21 PM
A. First Trimester Academic Report Discuss Michelle Cho 10 m
Update on student results
B. Intersession Report Out Discuss Michelle Cho 15 m
- update on 1st Trimester Intersession
C. 2020 - 2021 Student Recruitment Update Discuss Michelle Cho 10 m
D. Update on WASC, SARC, Measure N and Measure G1 Discuss Michelle Cho 5 m
IV. Finance and Development 9:01 PM
A. YTD Financial Review (Through October 2019) Vote Michelle Cho 15 m
- YTD financials
- Cash update
- 2019-2020 First Interim Report
B. 2019 - 2020 EBIA Development Update Discuss Michelle Cho 5 m
- Update on fundraising 2019 - 2020 school year
V. Facility 9:21 PM
A. General facilities update FYI Michelle Cho 10 m
Update on Prop 39 and any other facilities related information.
VI. Other Business 9:31 PM
A. Key Activities and Events FYI Rochelle Benning 2 m
Coming events -
  • Nov 15 - Lower School Dance, 6-8 pm
  • Nov 22 - Upper School Cafecito, 9 am
  • Nov 25-29 - Thanksgiving break

B. Public Comment FYI Rochelle Benning 5 m
VII. Closing Items 9:38 PM
A. Adjourn Meeting Vote Rochelle Benning 1 m