Alpha Public Schools

Special Board Meeting

Date and Time

Friday June 28, 2024 at 4:15 PM PDT


Alpha Cindy Avitia High School: 1881 Cunningham Ave, San Jose, CA 95122

Instructions for Presentation to the Board by Parents and Citizens
Alpha Public Schools (“Alpha”) welcomes your participation at the Alpha Board meetings.
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
Alpha. 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. Updates 4:15 PM
  A. Other Locations FYI Peter MacDonald
  • Alpha: Cornerstone Academy: 1598 Lucretia Ave, San Jose, CA 95122
  • Alpha: Blanca Alvarado/Alpha:Jose Hernandez: 1601 Cunningham Ave, San Jose, CA 95122
  • 325 Berry St, Unit 516. San Francisco, CA 94158
  • 1249 Loupe Ave, San Jose 95121 (Santa Clara County)
  • 2694 Lanier Ln  San Jose CA 95121 (Santa Clara County)
  • 2843 Benton St Santa Clara CA 95051 (Santa Clara County)
  • 1791 Flint Creek Way, San Jose CA 95148 (Santa Clara County)
  • 350 Eureka Street, San Francisco, CA 94114
  • 811 Taglio Court, San Jose, CA 95120 (Santa Clara County)
  • 1259 Park Ave #30 San Jose CA 95126 (Santa Clara County)
  • 87 Sunol Street, San Jose, CA 95126 (Santa Clara County)
  • 804 Nash Rd, Los Altos, CA 94024 (Santa Clara County)
  • 1611 East Saint James St., San Jose, CA 95116 (Santa Clara County)
II. Opening Items 4:15 PM
Opening Items
  A. Call the Meeting to Order   Peter MacDonald 1 m
  B. Record Attendance and Guests   Peter MacDonald 1 m
  • Adam Hendricks
  • Alejandrina Flores
  • Alicia Santillan
  • Cheria Funches
  • Cindy Wang
  • Elsa Retuta
  • Janine Ramirez
  • Jannet Mejia
  • Jen Wallner
  • Lex Alvarez
  • Mario Rosas
  • Mary Anna Cazarez
  • Peter MacDonald
  • Silvia Mahan
  C. Discussion and/or Modification(s) of the Agenda Vote Peter MacDonald 2 m
  D. Public Comment   Peter MacDonald 5 m

For items not on the agenda. 

III. Board Business - Discussion/Action Items 4:24 PM
  A. Approval of Board Bylaws Vote Shara Hegde 5 m
  B. Board Appointment: Parent Director- Noreen Guevara Vote Nicole Wais 5 m
  C. Approval of ESUHSD Facilities Use Agreement Vote Shara Hegde 5 m

- For Alpha: Cindy Avitia High School

IV. Closing Items 4:39 PM
  A. Adjourn Meeting Vote Peter MacDonald 1 m