Camino Nuevo Charter Academy

Minutes

CNCA Regular Board Meeting

Date and Time

Tuesday November 15, 2022 at 4:00 PM

Location

Topic: CNCA Regular Board Meeting 11/15/22
Time: Nov 15, 2022 04:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

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In accordance with Mayor Garcetti's "Safer at Home" City Order (Link) and Governor Newsome's State Executive Order( Link) CNCA will be holding Board Meetings via ZOOM video conference and telephone. No physical CNCA school locations will be open to the public.

This meeting is open to the public through the telephone 1 (669) 900-9128 (US Toll) and ZOOM video conference. To ensure meeting safety, there will be an online ZOOM waiting room set up for participants 10 minutes prior to the meeting. Attendees will be welcomed in prior to the start of the meeting at 4:00 pm. The waiting room will be checked regularly so that anyone joining the meeting late can still join.

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Members of the public who wish to address the Board regarding items on this agenda or who need special accommodations should contact Ruby Rodriguez in the Chief Executive Officer’s office at 213-417-3400 ext. 1401 or ruby.rodriguez@pueblonuevo.org Brown Act regulations restrict the board from discussing and taking action on any subject presented that is not on the agenda. Speakers are limited to no more than 2 minutes each and it is up to the Board President's discretion to lower or increase that time. Speakers may also sign up in person the day of the meeting. 

Directors Present

C. Garcia Alvarado (remote), D. Gidlow (remote), E. Lopez (remote), G. Flores (remote), J. Ortega (remote), L. Jennings (remote), T. Powers (remote)

Directors Absent

A. Jimenez Villareal, C. Smet

Guests Present

Adriana Abrich (remote), Alicia Zenk (remote), Allison Munder (remote), Amber Skrumbis (remote), Bianca Centeno (remote), Cecilia Baza (remote), Charleen Mendoza (remote), Charles Miller (remote), Crissia DeLaCruz (remote), Crystal Day (remote), Esperanza Bacilio (remote), Hector Ortiz (remote), J. Cohn (remote), Jacqueline Gradilla (remote), Janay Battaglia (remote), Jessica Cohn (remote), Jessica Cuellar (remote), Juan Ramos (remote), Juliana Santos (remote), Justin Berry (remote), K.C. Nyabinyere Jallah (remote), Karla Hernandez (remote), Kenia Hernandez (remote), Laura Farrel (remote), Margarita Domingo (remote), Maria Luisa-Hernandez (remote), Maritza Castro (remote), Michelle Vazquez (remote), Nadia Orozco (remote), Nancy Cabrel (remote), Natasha Barriga (remote), R. Rodriguez (remote), Rachel Hazlehurst (remote), Rebecca Hernandez (remote), Sonia Oliva (remote)

I. Opening Items

A.

Record Attendance

B.

Call the Meeting to Order

D. Gidlow called a meeting of the board of directors of Camino Nuevo Charter Academy to order on Tuesday Nov 15, 2022 at 4:03 PM.

C.

CEO Remarks

Adriana Abrich, CEO, shared health benefits offered to staff. 

II. Approve Minutes

A.

Approve 10-11-2022 CNCA Regular Board Meeting Minutes

L. Jennings made a motion to approve the minutes from the CNCA Regular Board Meeting on 10-11-22.
G. Flores seconded the motion.
The board VOTED to approve the motion.
Roll Call
D. Gidlow
Aye
J. Ortega
Aye
C. Garcia Alvarado
Abstain
C. Smet
Absent
G. Flores
Aye
E. Lopez
Aye
T. Powers
Aye
A. Jimenez Villareal
Absent
L. Jennings
Aye

III. Public Comment

A.

2 - Minute limit per speaker

The following educators made public comment

Charleen Mendoza, teacher at the Castellanos campus. 

Crissia DeLaCruz, teacher at the Dalzell-Lance campus.

Hector Ortiz, teacher at the Cisneros campus. 

Laura Farrel, teacher at the Dalzell-Lance campus and President of Camino Nuevo Teachers Association. 

K.C. Nyabinyere Jallah, Resource specialist teacher at the Cisneros campus. 

Jackie Gradilla, teacher at the Cisneros campus

Juan Ramos, teacher at the Cisneros campus.  

IV. Consent Agenda

A.

2022-23 LAUSD Compliance Monitoring Certifications: CNCA #1, CNCA #2, CNES #3, CNCA #4, CNHS #2

L. Jennings made a motion to approve the Consent Agenda.
C. Garcia Alvarado seconded the motion.
The board VOTED to approve the motion.
Roll Call
L. Jennings
Aye
G. Flores
Aye
A. Jimenez Villareal
Absent
T. Powers
Aye
J. Ortega
Aye
D. Gidlow
Aye
C. Garcia Alvarado
Aye
E. Lopez
Aye
C. Smet
Absent

V. Continuing Remote BOD Meetings

A.

Continuing Remote BOD Meetings

D. Gidlow made a motion to Continue Remote BOD Meetings.
L. Jennings seconded the motion.
The board VOTED to approve the motion.
Roll Call
C. Garcia Alvarado
Aye
J. Ortega
Aye
A. Jimenez Villareal
Absent
D. Gidlow
Aye
G. Flores
Aye
C. Smet
Absent
E. Lopez
Aye
T. Powers
Aye
L. Jennings
Aye

VI. Williams Resolution

A.

Public Hearing for Sufficiency of Instructional Materials

J. Ortega made a motion to approve the Williams Resolution.
C. Garcia Alvarado seconded the motion.
The board VOTED to approve the motion.
Roll Call
C. Garcia Alvarado
Aye
J. Ortega
Aye
L. Jennings
Aye
C. Smet
Absent
E. Lopez
Aye
D. Gidlow
Aye
T. Powers
Aye
G. Flores
Aye
A. Jimenez Villareal
Absent

VII. Request to Modify Graduation Requirements for 2022-2023 School Year

A.

Request to Modify Graduation Requirements for 2022-2023 School Year

L. Jennings made a motion to approve modified graduation requirement for the 2022-2023 academic year.
D. Gidlow seconded the motion.
The board VOTED to approve the motion.
Roll Call
L. Jennings
Aye
G. Flores
Aye
A. Jimenez Villareal
Absent
C. Garcia Alvarado
Aye
E. Lopez
Aye
J. Ortega
Aye
C. Smet
Absent
D. Gidlow
Aye
T. Powers
Aye

VIII. Enrollment Update

A.

Enrollment Update

Crystal Day, Director of Strategic Enrollment, shared current enrollment data at CNCA and strategic plans to increase enrollment. 

IX. Financials

A.

September 2022 Financials

Sonia Oliva, VP of EXEd, and Nancy Cabrel, Director of Finance and Business, shared current financials based on enrollment and attendance. 

X. Finance Committee Update

A.

Finance Committee Update

Gil Flores, Treasurer of the BOD and Chairperson of the Finance Committee, shared strategic practices to increase enrollment in collaboration with principals. 

XI. Audit Committee Update

A.

Audit Committee Update

David Gidlow, Board of Directors President, shared the audit committee will review the CNCA audit on Dec 6, and will convene a special BOD meeting on Dec 13 to approve acceptance in order to meet the LAUSD submission deadline of Dec 15.

 

 

XII. CAO Update

A.

Update on Special Education

Rachel Hazlehurst, CAO, shared SPED updates around the IEP reports and service records. 

XIII. Closing Items

A.

Adjourn Meeting

There being no further business to be transacted, and upon motion duly made, seconded and approved, the meeting was adjourned at 5:25 PM.

Respectfully Submitted,
E. Lopez
L. Jennings made a motion to adjourn meeting.
J. Ortega seconded the motion.
The board VOTED to approve the motion.
Roll Call
G. Flores
Aye
C. Garcia Alvarado
Aye
E. Lopez
Aye
A. Jimenez Villareal
Absent
T. Powers
Aye
C. Smet
Absent
J. Ortega
Aye
D. Gidlow
Aye
L. Jennings
Aye