Liberation Academy


Board Meeting

Date and Time

Tuesday October 10, 2023 at 6:00 PM

Directors Present

C. Clark (remote), M. Mehta (remote), R. Nobles (remote), R. Oglesby (remote)

Directors Absent

K. Scott, N. Long, W. Hunter

Guests Present

B. King (remote), Ben Crowe, EdTec (remote), Linda Dunn (remote), Takisha Anderson (remote)

I. Opening Items


Record Attendance


Call the Meeting to Order

C. Clark called a meeting of the board of directors of Liberation Academy to order on Tuesday Oct 10, 2023 at 6:03 PM.


Approve Minutes

R. Oglesby made a motion to approve the minutes from Board Meeting on 09-12-23.
C. Clark seconded the motion.
The board VOTED unanimously to approve the motion.

II. Board Recruitment


Skills needed

  • HR
  • Legal
  • Finance 
  • Fundraising

III. Executive Director Report


Enrollment Update

Current enrollment: 83

New enrollments: 2 (One 5th and one 6th)

Withdrawal: 1 (Related to transportation)


New Hires

Antoinette Coney, custodian 


Academic and School Culture Reports

September Discipline Report


  • No fights/physical infractions
  • Insubordination/defiance: 3
  • Skipping class: 3



  • Restorative Circles to avoid repeat offenders
  • Eliminated certain activities (i.e. football at recess)
  • Incorporated lessons into our pride time about conflict resolution
  • Scheduled events that required no referrals or removals from class to attend/participate

No assessment data this month


Focus for October

  • Rigor
  • Problem based learning
  • Culture

Upcoming Events

  • Fall Festival, October 21, 11 a.m - 2 p.m.
  • Flag football - Every Saturday until November 4

IV. Development


New Funding Opportunities

Approved for $252K grant redefinED. 

V. Facility


Facility Update

In talks with a facility to accommodate us as we expand grades within the next year or so.


If we add 7th grade next year we can still stay in the current facility. 

VI. Finance Committee


Budget Review-August

Report attached


(Created before we got the investment from redefinED)

VII. Other Business


Public Comment

No public comments

VIII. Closing Items


Adjourn Meeting

There being no further business to be transacted, and upon motion duly made, seconded and approved, the meeting was adjourned at 6:33 PM.

Respectfully Submitted,
R. Oglesby
Documents used during the meeting
  • Liberation - FY24 - August 2023 Financial Update - 230928.pdf