TEACH Public Schools

Minutes

TEACH Regular Board Meeting

Date and Time

Tuesday December 12, 2023 at 5:00 PM

Location

At the school sites and via zoom:

 

 

 

 

Topic: TEACH Regular Board Meeting
Time: Dec 12, 2023 05:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

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THE ORDER OF BUSINESS MAY BE CHANGED WITHOUT NOTICE
Notice is hereby given that the order of consideration of matters on this agenda may be change without prior notice.
REASONABLE LIMITATIONS MAY BE PLACED ON PUBLIC TESTIMONY
The Governing Board’s presiding officer reserves the right to impose reasonable time limits on public testimony to ensure that the agenda is completed.
REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION WILL BE PROVIDED FOR ANY INDIVIDUAL WITH A DISABILITY
Pursuant to the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the American with Disabilities Act of 1990, any individual with a disability who requires reasonable accommodation to attend or participate in this meeting of the Governing Board may request assistance by contacting TEACH Public Schools during normal business hours at as far in advance as possible, but no later than 24 hours before the meeting.
FOR MORE INFORMATION
For more information concerning this agenda or for materials relating to this meeting, please contact TEACH Public Schools, 1846 W. Imperial Highway. Los Angeles, CA 90047; phone: 323-872-0808; fax 323-389-4898.
www.teachpublicschools.org

 

Location: TEACH Academy of Technologies, Theater

10000 S. Western Ave

Los Angeles CA 90047

 

Alternate Public Access Locations:

 

TEACH Elementary 

8505 S Western Ave 

Los Angeles, CA 90047

 

TEACH Tech Charter High School

10616 S Western Ave

Los Angeles, CA 90047

 

3680 Wilshire Blvd.

Los Angeles CA 90010

 

3740 S Crenshaw Blvd. 

Los Angeles, CA 90016

 

1340 W 106th St.

Los Angeles, CA 90044

 

 

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Directors Present

A. Dragon (remote), C. Sandoval, J. Lobdell (remote), S. Burrows (remote)

Directors Absent

None

Ex Officio Members Present

R. Carranza

Non Voting Members Present

R. Carranza

Guests Present

B. Bulgeron (remote), M. Brown (remote), M. Pimienta (remote), R. McNeel (remote)

I. Opening Items

A.

Record Attendance

B.

Call the Meeting to Order

C. Sandoval called a meeting of the board of directors of TEACH Public Schools to order on Tuesday Dec 12, 2023 at 5:00 PM.

C.

Public Comment

There was no public comment

 

II. Consent Items

A.

Consent Items: Approve the Current Agenda and Minutes From the October 24, 2023 Regular Board Meeting

J. Lobdell made a motion to approve the minutes from October 24, 2023 meeting TEACH Regular Board Meeting on 10-24-23.
A. Dragon seconded the motion.
The board VOTED to approve the motion.
Roll Call
C. Sandoval
Aye
A. Dragon
Aye
J. Lobdell
Aye
S. Burrows
Aye

III. Items Scheduled for Information and Potential Action

A.

Fiscal Report & 1st Interim Report

S. Burrows made a motion to Approve the First Interim Report.
J. Lobdell seconded the motion.

Richard McNeel provided the financial report that included all key indicators and projections for each school.  Matt Brown clarified the purpose of the Interim Report.

The board VOTED to approve the motion.
Roll Call
J. Lobdell
Aye
A. Dragon
Aye
C. Sandoval
Aye
S. Burrows
Aye

B.

TEACH Inc. Annual Independent Audit Report - FYE June 30, 2023

J. Lobdell made a motion to Approve the Annual Independent Audit Report FYE June 30, 2023.
A. Dragon seconded the motion.

Matt Brown reviewed the auditors' report with the board and indicated that some details might change as the report goes through the review process with the auditors. 

The board VOTED to approve the motion.
Roll Call
C. Sandoval
Aye
J. Lobdell
Aye
A. Dragon
Aye
S. Burrows
Absent

C.

Update on Staffing Needs, Credentialing Compliance, Clearance and Training Requirements

Dr. Pimienta gave an update on staffing needs, credentialing compliance, clearance and training requirements for each school.  She noted that her department was working with new  teachers to secure full credentials.  She stated that the signing bonus was instrumental in attracting talent and that there was currently only one vacancy at the middle school.

D.

Update on TEACH Las Vegas

Matt Brown gave an update on TEACH Las Vegas and highlighted the search for a new Executive Director and the stability at the school.  Board member Lobdell asked about positive or negative press regarding the school and Matt replied that the former ED provided her side in an interview but it did not negatively impact the school.  He also indicated that the board was in the process of expanding since there is currently only one board member.  

 

E.

CEO Report

Dr. Carranza gave the CEO report and provided a written report highlighting the work of the Directors since the last meeting.  Dr. Carranza thanked the board and highlighted that detailed reports from the Principals would be featured at upcoming meetings.  He noted the upcoming professional development days at the school and invited the board to stop by when teachers were being celebrated and recognized for all of their hard work. 

F.

Approve the Certificate of Compliance for TEACH Prep Elementary, TEACH Academy of Technologies and TEACH Tech Charter High School

IV. Closing Items

A.

Upcoming Meeting Date

The next Regular Board Meeting is scheduled for January 30th 2024 at 5 pm. 

B.

Public Comment

There was no public comment.

C.

Board Member Comments

Board Member Lobdell wished everyone a blessed Holiday season.

D.

Adjourn Meeting

There being no further business to be transacted, and upon motion duly made, seconded and approved, the meeting was adjourned at 5:26 PM.

Respectfully Submitted,
C. Sandoval