KIPP SoCal Public Schools

KIPP SoCal Board Meeting

Date and Time

Thursday September 21, 2023 at 1:00 PM PDT


1933 S. Broadway St. Suite 1144, Los Angeles, CA 90007


      Purpose Presenter Time
I. Opening Items 1:00 PM
  A. Record Attendance Belen Sanchez 5 m
  B. Call the Meeting to Order Luis Rodriguez
  C. Meeting Overview Angella Martinez
II. Public Comment 1:05 PM
  A. Public Comment FYI Luis Rodriguez 30 m
III. Consent Agenda 1:35 PM
  A. Consent Agenda: As Presented Vote Belen Sanchez 5 m
  B. Minutes: June 15 Board Meeting Approve Minutes Belen Sanchez
  C. English Learners Reclassification For Students With Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) Vote Kim Dammann

KIPP SoCal's updated reclassification policy for students with IEPs outlines supplemental criteria for IEP teams to determine if an EL learner may be reclassified.

  D. KIPP SoCal Master Plan for Multilingual Learners for 2023-24SY Vote Marianne Perez

KIPP SoCal is seeking approval of revisions to the KIPP SoCal Master Plan for Multilingual Learners. 

  E. Employee Benefits Contracts Vote Michelle Rojas-Soto

Authorize KIPP SoCal Public Schools to negotiate and enter into agreements for medical, vision, dental, and ancillary employee benefits for the 2023-24 year.

  F. KIPP SoCal Investment Policy Statement Vote Kyle Salyer

Revised Investment Policy Statement for KIPP SoCal's financial reserves

  G. Submission of FY24 Budget Reports to Authorizers Vote Kyle Salyer

Receipt of FY24 budget reporting submission to LAUSD, LACOE, CUSD, and SDUSD

  H. Revision of Transitional Kindergarten/Kindergarten Enrollment Policy Vote Cesely Westmoreland

Revision to Transitional Kindergarten/Kindergarten Enrollment Policy for compliance

  I. KIPP Generations Academy - Expanded Learning Opportunities Program (ELO-P) Program Plan Vote Janeethe Yarahuan

The program plan is used to create an operational design of an Expanded Learning Program within the framework of ELO-P requirements and to describe program activities.

  J. Expanded Learning Programs - Authorized Agent Designee Vote Janeethe Yarahuan

Add an additional Authorized Agent to Expanded Learning Program Grants

  K. Annual Approval of Comprehensive Safety Plans Vote Dominique Veasey

Annually all KIPP SoCal campuses are required to update their comprehensive safety plan. The plan includes comprehensive procedures on how the school plans to handle emergency situations related to health and safety

  L. Approving Listed Teacher Assignment in Accordance with EC 44263 Vote Chelsea Ozaeta

Approve qualified teachers with Special Education or Single Subject credentials to be assigned to teach in a self-contained classroom. These teachers must meet certain unit requirements which have been verified.


IV. KIPP SoCal Update 1:40 PM
  A. KIPP SoCal Update FYI Angella Martinez 5 m
  B. Science Overview FYI Emily Vogelsong 20 m
V. Compliance and Voting Items 2:05 PM
  A. Overview of LAUSD’s 2022–2023 Final Oversight Reports Discuss Curtis Whatley 8 m

A summary of LAUSD's final oversight reports from last school year.

  B. KIPP Scholar Academy’s Move to 6100 S. Hoover Street Vote Curtis Whatley 5 m

Resolution affirming the board's approval of KIPP Scholar Academy's upcoming move to 6100 S. Hoover Street.

  C. Submission of FY23 Unaudited Actuals to LAUSD, LACOE, CUSD, and SDUSD Vote Dennis Chao 2 m

Submission of FY23 Unaudited Actuals to LAUSD, LACOE, CUSD, and SDUSD

VI. Governance 2:20 PM
  A. Brown Act Training FYI Cesely Westmoreland 20 m
  B. FY24 Board Member Goals & Expectations Discuss Angella Martinez 10 m
  C. Development Update Discuss Joanna Belcher 7 m

Brief development update including upcoming outreach around Giving Tuesday

VII. Closed Session 2:57 PM
  A. Conference with Legal Counsel - Pending Litigation FYI Cesely Westmoreland 40 m

Gov. Code 54956.9(d)(2)

Case names unspecified

  B. Executive Review and Compensation Vote Heather Lord 20 m

Labor Negotiations (Gov. Code 54957.6)

Unrepresented employees: Chief Executive Officer 

VIII. Closing Items 3:57 PM
  A. Adjourn Meeting FYI Luis Rodriguez 3 m