Camino Nuevo Charter Academy

Minutes

CNCA Regular Board Meeting (Rescheduled from 3/21/23)

Date and Time

Wednesday April 12, 2023 at 4:00 PM

Location

Camino Nuevo High School Dalzell Lance

3500 W Temple St., Los Angeles, CA 90004

Auditorium

 

 

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 sign up for public comment at any of the meeting locations. 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. 

 

Contact the CNCA Board via email at cnca.board@caminonuevo.org

Directors Present

C. Garcia Alvarado, C. Smet, D. Gidlow, G. Flores, J. Ortega, T. Powers

Directors Absent

A. Jimenez Villareal, E. Lopez, L. Jennings

Guests Present

A. Abich, J. Cohn

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 Wednesday Apr 12, 2023 at 4:03 PM.

II. Approve Minutes

A.

Approve 01-17-23 CNCA Regular Board Meeting Minutes

C. Smet made a motion to approve the minutes from CNCA Regular Board Meeting on 02-21-23.
G. Flores seconded the motion.
The board VOTED to approve the motion.
Roll Call
D. Gidlow
Aye
C. Smet
Aye
A. Jimenez Villareal
Absent
T. Powers
Aye
G. Flores
Aye
J. Ortega
Aye
L. Jennings
Absent
C. Garcia Alvarado
Aye
E. Lopez
Absent

III. Public Comment

A.

2 - Minute limit per speaker

The following educators addressed the board meeting:

 

  • Laura Farrel, President of CNTA, from the Dalzell-Lance campus
  • Alexandra Peck, from the Dalzell-Lance campus
  • Charleen Mendoza, from the Castellanos campus
  •  Micaela Ramos, from the Castellanos campus
  • Jesus Mejia, from the Castellanos campus

IV. Consent Agenda

A.

Standards-Based Promotion Policy

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

V. Financials

A.

January Financials

Sonia Oliva of ExED presented the updated financial reports.

B.

FY22-23 Second Interim

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

C.

Finance Committee Update

Gil Flores gave an update on the most recent Finance Committee meeting.

VI. Academics

A.

Recruitment, Enrollment, and Attendance Updates

Crystal Day, Director of Strategic Enrollment, presented the most current data on recruitment efforts and projected enrollment for SY 2023-2024.

 

Jeanette Sandoval, Director of Student Experience, presented current absence data and mitigation programs designed to reduce it.

 

 

B.

CNTA Sunshining 2024-2027 Collective Bargaining Agreement

Laura Farrel, President of CNTA, spoke on the opening phase of negotiations between CNTA and CNCA on our new CBA.

C.

MOU with CNTA on Wellness Days

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

D.

CEO Update

Adriana Abich, CEO of CNCA, presented the CEO update.

E.

CAO Update

Rachel Hazlehurst, CAO of CNCA, presented the CAO update.

VII. Closing Items

A.

Adjourn Meeting

C. Smet made a motion to adjourn the board meeting.
G. Flores seconded the motion.
The board VOTED to approve the motion.
Roll Call
G. Flores
Aye
C. Garcia Alvarado
Aye
C. Smet
Aye
A. Jimenez Villareal
Absent
J. Ortega
Aye
D. Gidlow
Aye
L. Jennings
Absent
E. Lopez
Absent
There being no further business to be transacted, and upon motion duly made, seconded and approved, the meeting was adjourned at 5:55 PM.

Respectfully Submitted,
D. Gidlow