All Full Board Meeting Agendas for the 2020-21 school year are included in this document, with the most recent or upcoming meeting listed first.

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MEETING - Regular Meeting of the Board of Directors

DATE - September 29, 2020 4:00pm

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https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87141543312?pwd=UmIybVVHVkN3UEdxZ1kzWHFLM1Bvdz09

Meeting ID: 871 4154 3312

Passcode: HXh0azC3AB

Board Meeting Documents - (Available to Public the Day of the Meeting;

after the meeting, please see ‘Accessing Board Information’ above)

Item

Process

Person Leading

Clock Time

Time

  • Call to order
  • Roll call

Action

Roll call

Nick Driver, Board Chair

4:30

1 min

  • Public comment*

Nick Driver, Board Chair

4:31

10 min

OPEN SESSION – ACTION / DISCUSSION ITEMS

  • Adopt the agenda (revisions to the agenda can be considered at this time)

Action

Nick Driver, Board Chair

4:41

1 min

CLOSED SESSION – safe harbor” language of Closed Session comes from the Brown Act

  • CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORS  (Gov. Code section 54957.6.)

Discussion

Agency designated representatives: James E. Young, Law Offices of Young, Minney & Corr, LLP; Larissa Adam, Superintendent of Schools

Employee organization: Coalition of Educators for Change

4:42

18 min

OPEN SESSION – ACTION / DISCUSSION ITEMS

  • Report out on Closed Session

Discussion

Nick Driver, Board Chair

5:00

5 min

  • Statement on Leaves Policy

Action

Nick Driver, Board Chair

5:05

10 min

  • Board Committee Updates

Discussion

Nick Driver, Board Chair

5:15

10 min

  • Consent Calendar:  Approval of -

Action

Nick Driver, Board Chair

5:25

5 min

  • 8.20.20 Minutes
  • Uniform Complaint Policy
  • EFC-Seneca Contract
  • Latitude-CDE MOU Addendum
  • CSU East Bay - EFC MOU
  • Board Resolution to pass Prop 15
  • Learning Continuity and Attendance Plans

Action

Sundar Chari, Chief Strategy Officer

5:30

5 min

  • Superintendent Report

Discussion

Larissa Adam, Superintendent of Schools

5:35

10 min

  • Distance Learning Policy

Action

Larissa Adam, Superintendent of Schools

5:45

10 min

  • Strategic Plan

Action

Nick Driver, Board Chair

5:55

10 min

CLOSED SESSION – safe harbor” language of Closed Session comes from the Brown Act

  • CONFERENCE WITH REAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATORS

Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.8

Discussion

Property Location: Epic Charter School / Latitude 37.8 High School

Agency Negotiators: Hae-Sin Thomas

Negotiating Parties: Caltrans

Under Negotiation: Terms

6:05

10 min

OPEN SESSION – ACTION / DISCUSSION ITEMS

  • Report out on Closed Session

Discussion

Nick Driver, Board Chair

6:15

5 min

  • Adjourn

Action

Nick Driver, Board Chair


MEETING - Regular Meeting of the Board of Directors

DATE - September 22, 2020 4:30pm

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1 385-424-1932 / PIN: ‪451 322 907‬#

Board Meeting Documents - (Available to Public the Day of the Meeting;

after the meeting, please see ‘Accessing Board Information’ above)

Item

Process

Person Leading

Clock Time

Time

  • Call to order
  • Roll call

Action

Roll call

Nick Driver, Board Chair

4:30

1 min

  • Public comment*

Nick Driver, Board Chair

4:31

3 min

OPEN SESSION – ACTION / DISCUSSION ITEMS

  • Adopt the agenda (revisions to the agenda can be considered at this time)

Action

Nick Driver, Board Chair

4:34

1 min

  • Learning Continuity and Attendance Plans

Discussion

Sundar Chari, Chief Strategy Officer

4:35

15 min

  • Adjourn

Action

Nick Driver, Board Chair


MEETING - Regular Meeting of the Board of Directors

DATE - August 20, 2020 4:30pm

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MEETING - Regular Meeting of the Board of Directors

DATE - August 20, 2020 4:30pm

Join Online Meeting (NOTE: If clicking on link does not work, please copy URL and paste in your browser)

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Join by Phone

1 585-491-8286‬

Board Meeting Documents - (Available to Public the Day of the Meeting;

after the meeting, please see ‘Accessing Board Information’ above)

Item

Process

Person Leading

Clock Time

Time

  • Call to order
  • Roll call

Action

Roll call

Nick Driver, Board Chair

4:30

1 min

  • Public comment*

Nick Driver, Board Chair

4:31

10 min

OPEN SESSION – ACTION / DISCUSSION ITEMS

  • Adopt the agenda (revisions to the agenda can be considered at this time)

Action

Nick Driver, Board Chair

4:41

1 min

  • Board Committee Updates

Discussion

Nick Driver, Board Chair

4:42

15 min

  • Consent Calendar:  Approval of -

Action

Nick Driver, Board Chair

4:57

8 min

  • 7.30.20 Minutes
  • EFC-Caltrans Lease
  • EFC Bylaws
  • Conflict of Interest Code
  • Uniform Complaint Policy
  • Title IX Policy
  • EFC-CEFC MOU
  • Superintendent Report

Discussion

Larissa Adam, Superintendent of Schools

5:05

10 min

  • Board Officers Election

Action

Nick Driver, Board Chair

5:15

5 min

  • Corporation Officers Election

Action

Nick Driver, Board Chair

5:20

5 min

  • Recognition of Coalition of Educators for Change, CTA/NEA

Action

Nick Driver, Board Chair

5:25

5 min

CLOSED SESSION – safe harbor” language of Closed Session comes from the Brown Act

  • CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORS  (Gov. Code section 54957.6.)

Discussion

Agency designated representatives: James E. Young, Law Offices of Young, Minney & Corr, LLP; Larissa Adam, Superintendent of Schools

Employee organization: Coalition of Educators for Change

5:30

15 min

OPEN SESSION – ACTION / DISCUSSION ITEMS

  • Report out on Closed Session

Discussion

Nick Driver, Board Chair

5:45

5 min

  • Adjourn

Action

Nick Driver, Board Chair


MEETING - Regular Meeting of the Board of Directors

DATE - July 30, 2020 4:30pm

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Join by Phone

1 585-491-8286‬

Board Meeting Documents - (Available to Public the Day of the Meeting;

after the meeting, please see ‘Accessing Board Information’ above)

Item

Process

Person Leading

Clock Time

Time

  • Call to order
  • Roll call

Action

Roll call

Nick Driver, Board Chair

4:30

1 min

  • Public comment*

Nick Driver, Board Chair

4:31

10 min

OPEN SESSION – ACTION / DISCUSSION ITEMS

  • Adopt the agenda (revisions to the agenda can be considered at this time)

Action

Nick Driver, Board Chair

4:41

1 min

  • Consent Calendar:  Approval of -

Action

Nick Driver, Board Chair

4:42

3 min

  • 6.25.20 Minutes
  • Lexia Contract
  • Communication Works Contract
  • Advanced Medical Personnel Services
  • Seneca Contract
  • Superintendent Report

Discussion

Larissa Adam, Superintendent of Schools

4:45

15 min

  • Board Officers Election

Action

Nick Driver, Board Chair

5:00

5 min

  • Board Committee Updates

Nick Driver, Board Chair

5:05

10 min

CLOSED SESSION – safe harbor” language of Closed Session comes from the Brown Act

  • CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORS  (Gov. Code section 54957.6.)

Discussion

Agency designated representatives: James E. Young, Law Offices of Young, Minney & Corr, LLP; Larissa Adam, Superintendent of Schools

Employee organization: Coalition of Educators for Change

5:15

15 min

OPEN SESSION – ACTION / DISCUSSION ITEMS

  • Report out on Closed Session

Discussion

Nick Driver, Board Chair

5:30

5 min

  • Adjourn

Action

THE ORDER OF BUSINESS MAY BE CHANGED WITHOUT NOTICE - Notice is hereby given that the order of agenda items may be changed without prior notice.

*PRESENTATIONS FROM THE FLOOR - “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 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 or you may be offered the option of returning with a citizen-requested item

*PRESENTATIONS ON AGENDA ITEM - Any person wishing to speak to any agenda item will be granted three minutes to make a presentation at the time of that item.

REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION WILL BE PROVIDED FOR ANY INDIVIDUAL WITH A DISABILITY - Pursuant to the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans 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 Education for Change Public Schools at efcboard@efcps.net or call 510-568-7936.