Alpha Public Schools

April Governance Committee Meeting (Rescheduled)

Date and Time

Thursday May 2, 2024 at 5:00 PM PDT


Meeting ID: 869 0044 9938
Passcode: 636809


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Instructions for Presentation to the Board by Parents and Citizens


Alpha Public Schools (“Alpha”) welcomes all members of the public to attend our meetings. We request that attendees requiring translation notify us in advance so that we can ensure an interpreter is available to meet your needs.

The purpose of a public meeting of the Board of Directors (“Board”) is to conduct the affairs
of Alpha in public. We are pleased that you are in attendance and hope that you will visit
these meetings often. Your participation assures us of continuing community interest in


To assist you in the ease of speaking/participating in our meetings, the following
guidelines are provided:

1. Agendas are available to all audience members at the door to the meeting.
2. “Request to Speak” forms are available to all audience members who wish to speak
on any agenda item(s) or under the general category of “Public Comment.” All
“Request to Speak” forms must be submitted prior to the agendized item.
3. “Public Comment” is set aside for members of the audience to raise issues that are not
specifically on the agenda. However, due to public meeting laws, the Board can only
listen to your issue, not respond or take action. These presentations are limited to three
(3) minutes each and total time allotted to non-agenda items will not exceed fifteen
(15) minutes. The Board may give direction to staff to respond to your concern.
4. With regard to items that are on the agenda, you may specify that agenda item on
your request form and you will be given an opportunity to speak for up to three (3)
minutes when the Board discusses that item.
5. When addressing the Board, speakers are requested to state their name and address
and adhere to the time limits set forth.
6. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and upon request, Alpha
may furnish reasonable auxiliary aids and services to qualified individuals with
disabilities. Individuals who require appropriate alternative modification of the agenda
in order to participate in Board meetings are invited to contact the Board Secretary’s
7. If you have any questions or need any assistance in participating in the Alpha Board
meeting, please contact Angelica Ruiz at or
(408)780-1550 x 102


      Purpose Presenter Time
I. Opening Items 5:00 PM
Opening Items
  A. Record Attendance and Guests   Adam Hendricks
  B. Call the Meeting to Order   Adam Hendricks
II. Governance 5:00 PM
  A. Bylaws Revision Consideration Discuss Nicole Wais 15 m
  • Update on discussions / evaluation of bylaws revision
  B. Parent Board Member Recruiting Discuss Adam Hendricks 15 m
  • Prospects status update
  • Parent-specific questions and considerations
  • Potential hot buttons / talking points
  C. Board Goal Setting Process Update Discuss 10 m
  • Update on board goal setting process 
  • Outline of steps for remainder of year
III. Closing Items 5:40 PM
  A. Adjourn Meeting Vote