Wonderful College Prep Academy

Minutes

December WCPA Board of Directors Meeting

Date and Time

Thursday December 7, 2023 at 5:30 PM

Location

Lost Hills Campus

14848 Lamberson Ave

Lost Hills, CA 93249

Room: College Center

Location

Wonderful College Prep Academy - Lost Hills

Room: College Center (High School Campus Entrance)
14848 Lamberson Ave, Lost Hills, CA 93249 

 
Teleconference Location (Ed. Code § 47604.1)
Wonderful College Prep Academy (Delano Campus)

Room: Main Office, Large Conference Room (Main Campus Entrance)
2070 Veneto Street, Delano, CA 93215 

 

Virtual Meeting Information:

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Passcode: 690888

Dial-in Information:
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Meeting ID: 878 0456 1355
Passcode: 690888

Directors Present

E. Unruh, S. Mohamed, V. Reynolds

Directors Absent

I. Valdez, K. Tomono

Guests Present

A. Briseno, B. DeFlitch, D. Felix, D. Rizo, J. Aguilar, J. Guzman, J. Weber, L. Sanchez, M. Morillo, M. Palomo, M. Romero, N. Vijeila, R. Alonzo, Y. Ramirez

I. Opening Items

A.

Call the Meeting to Order

S. Mohamed called a meeting of the board of directors of Wonderful College Prep Academy to order on Thursday Dec 7, 2023 at 5:31 PM.

B.

Flag Salute

Board Chair Mohamed led in the flag salute.

C.

Record Attendance

D.

Changes to Agenda

No changes to the agenda were made at this time.

E.

Public Comments

S. Metabhutin provided a public comment regarding concerns related to the District English Learner Advisory Council (DELAC) and School Site Council (SSC). Ms. Metabhutin has attended two meetings and addressed concerns to the board and mentioned she had also met with Superintendent Aguilar to address these concerns.

II. Regular Agenda - Academics

A.

Information Item: Review of English Learner Student Performance Data

Ms. Megan Palomo, Chief Academic Officer presented English Learner data for both schools.

B.

Action Item: Approval of 2023-2024 WCPA English Language Learner (EL) Master Plan - Delano

V. Reynolds made a motion to approve the 2023-2024 WCPA English Language Learner (EL) Master Plan for Wonderful College Prep Academy (Delano).
E. Unruh seconded the motion.

Ms. Brenda Santana, English Language Coordinator presented the updated English Language Learner Master Plan for review and consideration.

The board VOTED to approve the motion.
Roll Call
E. Unruh
Aye
V. Reynolds
Aye
I. Valdez
Absent
K. Tomono
Absent
S. Mohamed
Aye

C.

Action Item: Approval of 2023-2024 WCPA English Language Learner (EL) Master Plan - Lost Hills

V. Reynolds made a motion to approve the 2023-2024 WCPA English Language Learner (EL) Master Plan for Wonderful College Prep Academy - Lost Hills.
E. Unruh seconded the motion.

Ms. Brenda Santana, English Language Coordinator presented the updated English Language Learner Master Plan for review and consideration.

The board VOTED to approve the motion.
Roll Call
V. Reynolds
Aye
K. Tomono
Absent
E. Unruh
Aye
I. Valdez
Absent
S. Mohamed
Aye

III. Regular Agenda - Business, Finance & Operations

A.

Action Item: Approval of Revised 2023-24 Budget - Delano

E. Unruh made a motion to approve the revised 2023-24 budget for Wonderful College Prep Academy (Delano).
V. Reynolds seconded the motion.

Jim Weber, Charter Impact, presented the proposed revised budget for consideration which accounts for the change of enrollment. 

The board VOTED to approve the motion.
Roll Call
S. Mohamed
Aye
K. Tomono
Absent
E. Unruh
Aye
V. Reynolds
Aye
I. Valdez
Absent

B.

Action Item: Approval of Revised 2023-24 Budget - Lost Hills

V. Reynolds made a motion to approve the revised 2023-24 budget for Wonderful College Prep Academy - Lost Hills.
E. Unruh seconded the motion.

Jim Weber, Charter Impact, presented the proposed revised budget for consideration.

The board VOTED to approve the motion.
Roll Call
I. Valdez
Absent
K. Tomono
Absent
S. Mohamed
Aye
E. Unruh
Aye
V. Reynolds
Aye

C.

Information Item: Monthly Business Report - Delano

Mike Romero, Chief Business Officer, and Jim Weber from Charter Impact presented the monthly business report for the Delano campus.

D.

Information Item: Monthly Business Report - Lost Hills

Mike Romero, Chief Business Officer, and Jim Weber from Charter Impact presented the monthly business report for the Delano campus.

E.

Action Item: Approval of First (1st) Interim Financial Report - Delano

E. Unruh made a motion to approve the First (1st) Interim Financial Report for Wonderful College Prep Academy (Delano).
V. Reynolds seconded the motion.

Mike Romero, Chief Business Officer, presented the First Interim Financial Report which represents October closing financials for the Delano campus.

The board VOTED to approve the motion.
Roll Call
K. Tomono
Absent
S. Mohamed
Aye
V. Reynolds
Aye
I. Valdez
Absent
E. Unruh
Aye

F.

Action Item: Approval of First (1st) Interim Financial Report - Lost Hills

V. Reynolds made a motion to approve the First (1st) Interim Financial Report for Wonderful College Prep Academy - Lost Hills.
E. Unruh seconded the motion.

Mike Romero, Chief Business Officer, presented the First Interim Financial Report which represents October closing financials for the Lost Hills campus.

The board VOTED to approve the motion.
Roll Call
K. Tomono
Absent
V. Reynolds
Aye
E. Unruh
Aye
S. Mohamed
Aye
I. Valdez
Absent

G.

Action Item: Review and Approval of 2022-23 Independent Financial Audit

E. Unruh made a motion to approve the 2022-23 Independent Financial Audit for Wonderful College Prep Academy.
V. Reynolds seconded the motion.

Mr. Romero presented the Independent Financial Audit and reported there were no findings in the provided report for the 2022-23 fiscal year. The report will be submitted to the Kern County Superintendent of Schools as required.

The board VOTED to approve the motion.
Roll Call
S. Mohamed
Aye
I. Valdez
Absent
K. Tomono
Absent
V. Reynolds
Aye
E. Unruh
Aye

H.

Action Item: Appointment of Audit Committee Members for 2023-24 Audit

S. Mohamed made a motion to approve Board Members Unruh and Reynolds to the 2023-24 Audit Committee.
E. Unruh seconded the motion.

Board Chair Mohamed presented the request to appoint Audit Committee members for the 2023-24 audit.

The board VOTED to approve the motion.
Roll Call
I. Valdez
Absent
E. Unruh
Aye
K. Tomono
Absent
S. Mohamed
Aye
V. Reynolds
Aye

IV. Regular Agenda - Policies and Compliance

A.

Action Item: Ratification of Agreement No. 2023/24-11 between The Regents of the University of California, on behalf of its Merced Campus and Wonderful College Prep Academy for the Development of Student Database Application

E. Unruh made a motion to ratify Agreement No. 2023/24-11 between The Regents of the University of California, on behalf of its Merced Campus and Wonderful College Prep Academy for the Development of Student Database Application.
V. Reynolds seconded the motion.

Mr. Romero presented the ratified agreement for board approval. The agreement and terms has previously been approved in the October 2023 board meeting.

The board VOTED to approve the motion.
Roll Call
V. Reynolds
Aye
E. Unruh
Aye
S. Mohamed
Aye
K. Tomono
Absent
I. Valdez
Absent

B.

Action Item: Approval of Agreement No. 2023/24-12 between Omni Family Health and Wonderful College Prep Academy for Dental Services

V. Reynolds made a motion to approve Agreement No. 2023/24-12 between Omni Family Health and Wonderful College Prep Academy for Dental Services.
E. Unruh seconded the motion.

Marcus Morillo, Chief Facilities Officer, presented the request to approve student dental services with Omni Family Health. The cost of the agreement would be paid by the Community Schools Implementation Grant.

The board VOTED to approve the motion.
Roll Call
V. Reynolds
Aye
I. Valdez
Absent
S. Mohamed
Aye
E. Unruh
Aye
K. Tomono
Absent

C.

Action Item: Approval of Curriculum and Materials Disposal Policy

No action was taken on this item.

V. Communications

A.

Superintendent's Report

Superintendent Aguilar presented a brief updates on recent and upcoming student events.

B.

Other Business

No other business was discussed at this meeting.

VI. Consent Agenda

A.

Review and Approve: Minutes of Regular Board Meeting of October 26, 2023

V. Reynolds made a motion to approve the minutes from October WCPA Board of Directors Meeting on 10-26-23.
E. Unruh seconded the motion.

Consent Agenda Items VI A-E were presented and approved as one motion.

The board VOTED to approve the motion.
Roll Call
I. Valdez
Absent
E. Unruh
Aye
K. Tomono
Absent
V. Reynolds
Aye
S. Mohamed
Aye

B.

Action Item: Ratification of Delano October 2023 Vendor Payments

V. Reynolds made a motion to approve Consent Agenda Items VI A-E as presented.
E. Unruh seconded the motion.

Consent Agenda Items VI A-E were presented and approved as one motion.

The board VOTED to approve the motion.
Roll Call
K. Tomono
Absent
I. Valdez
Absent
V. Reynolds
Aye
E. Unruh
Aye
S. Mohamed
Aye

C.

Action Item: Ratification of Lost Hills October 2023 Vendor Payments

V. Reynolds made a motion to approve Consent Agenda Items VI A-E as presented.
E. Unruh seconded the motion.

Consent Agenda Items VI A-E were presented and approved as one motion.

The board VOTED to approve the motion.
Roll Call
E. Unruh
Aye
K. Tomono
Absent
V. Reynolds
Aye
I. Valdez
Absent
S. Mohamed
Aye

D.

Action Item: Approval of Updated ESSER III Safe Return to In-Person Instruction Plan - Delano

V. Reynolds made a motion to approve Consent Agenda Items VI A-E as presented.
E. Unruh seconded the motion.

Consent Agenda Items VI A-E were presented and approved as one motion.

The board VOTED to approve the motion.
Roll Call
E. Unruh
Aye
I. Valdez
Absent
V. Reynolds
Aye
S. Mohamed
Aye
K. Tomono
Absent

E.

Action Item: Approval of Updated ESSER III Safe Return to In-Person Instruction Plan - Lost Hills

V. Reynolds made a motion to approve Consent Agenda Items VI A-E as presented.
E. Unruh seconded the motion.

Consent Agenda Items VI A-E were presented and approved as one motion.

The board VOTED to approve the motion.
Roll Call
V. Reynolds
Aye
E. Unruh
Aye
S. Mohamed
Aye
K. Tomono
Absent
I. Valdez
Absent

F.

Information Item: Attendance & Enrollment Update - Delano

No action was taken on this information item.

G.

Information Item: Attendance & Enrollment Update - Lost Hills

No action was taken on this information item.

VII. Board Comments

A.

Board Comments

The Board of Directors thanked the staff for their service and asked for more information in an upcoming meeting regarding the multi-year budget overview.

VIII. Future Meetings

A.

Future Meetings

Thursday, January 25, 2024 - 10 am | Board Workshop | Delano Campus

Thursday, January 25, 2024 - 3:30pm | Regular Meeting | Delano Campus

IX. Closing Items

A.

Adjourn Meeting

E. Unruh made a motion to adjourn the December Board of Directors meeting.
V. Reynolds seconded the motion.
The board VOTED to approve the motion.
Roll Call
E. Unruh
Aye
K. Tomono
Absent
I. Valdez
Absent
S. Mohamed
Aye
V. Reynolds
Aye

**CERTIFICATE OF SECRETARY***

 

I certify that I am the Board Secretary of Wonderful College Prep Academy, a California non-profit public benefit corporation; that these are the minutes of the regular meeting of the Board of Directors held on December 7, 2023.

There being no further business to be transacted, and upon motion duly made, seconded and approved, the meeting was adjourned at 7:20 PM.

Respectfully Submitted,
L. Sanchez