KIPP SoCal Public Schools
KIPP SoCal Board Meeting
Date and Time
Thursday September 21, 2023 at 1:00 PM
1933 S. Broadway St. Suite 1144, Los Angeles, CA 90007
C. Bermudez, H. Lord, J. Miller, L. Rodriguez, M. Carlisle, N. Arastu, N. Parraz, P. Feder, R. Bishop
E. Kavounas, J. Berg, N. Maldonado
Directors who arrived after the meeting opened
C. Bermudez, N. Arastu
Directors who left before the meeting adjourned
A. Martinez, A. Young Medina, B. Sanchez, C. Westmoreland, C. Whatley, D. Chao, Emily Vogelsong, I. Castro, J. Belcher, Jenn Miranda, K. Amar, R. Ulloa
I. Opening Items
Call the Meeting to Order
II. Public Comment
There was no public comment provided.
III. Consent Agenda
Consent Agenda: As Presented
Minutes: June 15 Board Meeting
English Learners Reclassification For Students With Individualized Education Programs (IEPs)
KIPP SoCal Master Plan for Multilingual Learners for 2023-24SY
Employee Benefits Contracts
KIPP SoCal Investment Policy Statement
Submission of FY24 Budget Reports to Authorizers
Revision of Transitional Kindergarten/Kindergarten Enrollment Policy
KIPP Generations Academy - Expanded Learning Opportunities Program (ELO-P) Program Plan
Expanded Learning Programs - Authorized Agent Designee
Annual Approval of Comprehensive Safety Plans
Approving Listed Teacher Assignment in Accordance with EC 44263
IV. KIPP SoCal Update
KIPP SoCal Update
A. Martinez provided an update on the beginning of the school year.
E. Vogelsong provided an update and example of science curriculum at KIPP SoCal schools.
V. Compliance and Voting Items
Overview of LAUSD’s 2022–2023 Final Oversight Reports
I. Castro presented LAUSD oversight scores for board member review and discussion.
KIPP Scholar Academy’s Move to 6100 S. Hoover Street
Submission of FY23 Unaudited Actuals to LAUSD, LACOE, CUSD, and SDUSD
Brown Act Training
C. Westmoreland provided board member and KIPP SoCal team members an annual training on the Brown Act.
FY24 Board Member Goals & Expectations
A. Martinez shared an update on 2022-23 board member goal status and presented goals for the 2023-24 year.
J. Belcher provided an overview on Giving Tuesday.
VII. Closed Session
Conference with Legal Counsel - Pending Litigation
No action was taken.
Executive Review and Compensation
Board reviewed comparable compensation analysis of larger CMOs and KIPP regions. They took several factors into account including A. Martinez performance and feedback from other team members. H. Lord shared the Governance Committee's recommendation to provide A. Martinez with a 5% increase, from $335,000 to $351,750 effective July 1st, 2023. A. Martinez would continue to receive the standard benefits package available to all KIPP SoCal team members.