Camino Nuevo Charter Academy

CNCA Regular Board Meeting

Published on December 7, 2023 at 3:38 PM PST

Date and Time

Tuesday December 12, 2023 at 4:30 PM PST


3500 W. Temple St., Los Angeles, CA 90026

This meeting is open to the public at the CNHS Dalzell Lance Auditorium at 3500 W. Temple St., Los Angeles, CA 90004. 

The board meeting is also accessible at every CNCA Campus via teleconference connection:

CNCA Burlington 697 S. Burlington Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90057

CNCA Kayne Siart 3400 W. 3rd Street., Los Angeles, CA 90020

CNCA Jose A. Castellanos 1723 W. Cordova St., Los Angeles, CA 90007

CNCA Jane B. Eisner 2755 W 15th St., Los Angeles, CA 90006

CNCA Sandra Cisneros 1018 Mohawk St., Los Angeles, CA 90026

Members of the public who wish to address the Board may make public comment at any of the meeting locations. Public comments are limited to 2 minutes each. The Board Chair has the discretion to modify the amount of time allotted for public comment if they deem it necessary. Brown Act regulations restrict the Board from discussing or taking action on any subject presented that is not on the agenda.


The CNCA Board can also be contacted via email at


      Purpose Presenter Time
I. Opening Items 4:30 PM
  A. Record Attendance Discuss Elena Lopez 1 m
  B. Call the Meeting to Order Discuss David Gidlow 1 m
  C. Chair Announcements Discuss David Gidlow 5 m
II. Approve Minutes 4:37 PM
  A. Approve 10-10-2023 CNCA Regular Board Meeting Minutes Approve Minutes David Gidlow 1 m
    Minutes for CNCA Regular Board Meeting on October 10, 2023  
III. Public Comment 4:38 PM
  A. 2-Minute Limit per Speaker 5 m
IV. 2023-2024 CNCA Calendar 4:43 PM
  A. 2023-2024 CNCA Calendar Vote Natasha Barriga 2 m

Due to Tropical Storm Hilary, CNCA (in alignment with LAUSD) closed campuses on August 17, 2023; this was done out of an abundance of caution and to ensure the safety of our school communities. This resulted in a loss of one instructional day and one staff development day to the 2023-2024 school year. In order to make up for the lost instructional day and staff development day, February 29th will become an iIstructional Day and June 17 will become a Staff Development Day.

V. School and Academic Updates 4:45 PM
  A. CAO Update Discuss Rachel Hazlehurst 10 m

CNCA will provide an update on interim academic progress, as well as the strategy to improve student learning outcomes.

  B. Attendance and Enrollment Updates Discuss Jeannette Sandoval and Crystal Day 10 m

The SFS Team will provide an update on enrollment and attendance data.

VI. Advancement Update 5:05 PM
  A. Advancement Update Discuss Amber Skrumbis 10 m

The Director of Development will provide an update on our fundraising and communications work. 

VII. LAUSD Compliance Monitoring 5:15 PM
  A. LAUSD Compliance Monitoring Vote Natasha Barriga 9 m

The Board will review and vote whether to approve the LAUSD Compliance Monitoring and Certification worksheet.

VIII. Contracts 5:24 PM
  A. Everybody Dance LA! MOU Vote Jessica Cuellar 5 m
  B. Sunny Strategies Inc Contract Vote Rachel Hazlehurst 5 m
  C. Mathnasium Spring 2024 Contract Vote Lindsey Rojas 3 m
IX. Policies 5:37 PM
  A. Revisions to Fiscal Policies Vote Nancy Cabrel 7 m
X. Financials 5:44 PM
  A. October Financials (LAUSD First Interim) Vote Sonia Oliva 8 m

Review of October monthly financials and CNCA#1, CNCA#2, CNCA#3, CNCA#4, and CNHS#2 First Interim SACS reports as submitted to LAUSD.

  B. FY23-24 Budget Revision Approval Vote Sonia Oliva 8 m

Approval of current budget as the FY23-24 board approved budget

XI. Accept 2022-23 Audit 6:00 PM
  A. Accept 2022-23 Audit Vote David Gidlow 5 m
XII. Committee Updates 6:05 PM
  A. Finance Committee Updates Discuss Gil Flores 5 m

The Chair of the Finance Committee will share an update from the last committee meeting.

  B. Education Committee Meeting Discuss Tamara Powers 5 m

The Chair of the Education Committee will share an update from the last committee meeting. 

XIII. Closed Session 6:15 PM
  A. Public Employee Performance Evaluation CEO G.C. 54957(b)(1) Discuss Adriana Abich 15 m
XIV. Closing Items 6:30 PM
  A. Adjourn Meeting Vote David Gidlow 1 m