• April 2, 2019 Special Meeting Agenda

    Posted by Erin Baker on 4/1/2019 11:00:00 AM

    WILLOW CREEK ACADEMY

    Board of Directors

    Special Meeting

    Library ** 636 Nevada Street, Sausalito, CA 94965


    Tuesday, April 2, 2019

    6:15 p.m.

     

    ** Agenda **

     

    ITEMS FOR DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ACTION

     

    Persons wishing to address the Board on discussion/action items not on the agenda may do so immediately after the meeting is called to order. (Please note: The Board will be unable to discuss non-agenda items). As each agenda item is called the sequence of the meeting will be as follows: (a) introduction of the item; (b) staff presentation (if any); (c) invited speaker/guests comment (if any); (d) public comment of up to three minutes per person; (e) Board discussion and, if appropriate, Board action.

     

    1. Call to Order / Roll Call

     

    1. Public comment on items not on the agenda (up to 3 minutes per person)

     

    1. Approval of Agenda

     

    1. Discussion and Vote: Approval of WCA 2017 Form 990 and 199. (Ms. Seekins)

     

    1. Reconvene to Open Session to report on any action taken in Closed Session

     

    1. Adjourn meeting

     

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  • April 2, 2019 Regular Meeting Agenda

    Posted by Tara Seekins on 3/29/2019

    WILLOW CREEK ACADEMY

    Board of Directors

    Regular Meeting

    Library ** 636 Nevada Street, Sausalito, CA 94965

     

    Tuesday, April 2, 2019

    6:30 p.m.

     

    ** Agenda **

                                          

    ITEMS FOR DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ACTION

                    

    Persons wishing to address the Board on discussion/action items not on the agenda may do so immediately after the meeting is called to order. (Please note: The Board will be unable to discuss non-agenda items). As each agenda item is called the sequence of the meeting will be as follows: (a) introduction of the item; (b) staff presentation (if any); (c) invited speaker/guests comment (if any); (d) public comment of up to three minutes per person; (e) Board discussion and, if appropriate, Board action.

     

    1. Call to Order / Roll Call

     

    1. Public comment on items not on the agenda (up to 3 minutes per person)

     

    1. Approval of Agenda

     

    1. Approval of Minutes from previous meetings

     

    1. Oral Reports:
    • Board Member Reports
    • Head of School Report
    • Willow Creek Foundation
    • Parent Council
    • SMCSD

     

    1. Academics and Enrollment
    • Report: Enrollment. Ms. Seekins
    • Discussion: Art honoring Clark Warden. Mr. Weinsheimer

     

    1. Financial & Business
    • Discussion: Basic Aid Excess. Mr. Henry
    • Discussion: Teacher compensation study and longevity bonuses. Mr. Henry
    • Discussion: Business services contract benchmarking. Mr. Henry
    • Discussion: After school program and food services budgets. Mr. Henry
    • Vote: Approval of ARI business services contract. Ms. Seekins
    • Vote: Approval of contract with Miller Pacific for soils engineering. Ms. Seekins

     

    1. Policy
    • Discussion: Charter SELPA. Dr. VanderMolen
    • Discussion: Facilities Assessment. Ms. Smit

     

    1. Future Planning / Action Items

     

    1. Adjourn to Closed Session
    • Conference with Legal Counsel - Existing Litigation. Government Code Section 54956.9: Willow Creek Academy v. Sausalito Marin City School District; Mary Jane Burke. Case No. CIV 1900855

     

    1. Report on Action Taken in Closed Session
    2. Adjourn Meeting

     

     

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  • March 26, 2018 Special Meeting Agenda

    Posted by Tara Seekins on 3/25/2019 3:00:00 PM

    WILLOW CREEK ACADEMY

    Board of Directors

    Special Meeting

    Library ** 636 Nevada Street, Sausalito, CA 94965

     

    Tuesday, March 26, 2019

    6:30 p.m.

     

    ** Agenda **

                                 

    Director Johanna VanderMolen will be participating in this meeting via teleconference call from Centro Linguistica Conversa, Rio Oro de Santa Ana, del Super Rio Oro, 1600 sur, 800 sureste, Santa Ana, Costa Rica 506-4001-2497. The public shall be given the opportunity to address the Board directly from this teleconference location.

                                          

    ITEMS FOR DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ACTION

                    

    Persons wishing to address the Board on discussion/action items not on the agenda may do so immediately after the meeting is called to order. (Please note: The Board will be unable to discuss non-agenda items). As each agenda item is called the sequence of the meeting will be as follows: (a) introduction of the item; (b) staff presentation (if any); (c) invited speaker/guests comment (if any); (d) public comment of up to three minutes per person; (e) Board discussion and, if appropriate, Board action.

     

    1. Call to Order / Roll Call

     

    1. Public comment on items not on the agenda (up to 3 minutes per person)

     

    1. Approval of Agenda

     

    1. Discussion/Vote: Approval of Agreement to Partner with Sausalito Marin City School District in 2019-20 school year. Mr. Weinsheimer

     

    1. Discussion/Vote: Approval of Agreement to Join EDCOE Charter SELPA. Mr. Weinsheimer

     

    1. Vote: Approval of Auditor Selection CliftonAllenLarson for 2019-20 school year. Ms. Seekins

     

    1. Adjourn to Closed Session
    • Conference with Legal Counsel - Existing Litigation. Government Code Section 54956.9: Willow Creek Academy v. Sausalito Marin City School District; Mary Jane Burke. Case No. CIV 1900855

     

    1. Report on Action Taken in Closed Session
    2. Adjourn Meeting

     

     

     

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  • March 13, 2019 Regular Meeting Agenda

    Posted by Tara Seekins on 3/8/2019

    WILLOW CREEK ACADEMY

    Board of Directors

    Regular Meeting

    Library ** 636 Nevada Street, Sausalito, CA 94965

     

    Wednesday, March 13, 2019

    6:30 p.m.

     

    ** Agenda **

                                          

    ITEMS FOR DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ACTION

                    

    Persons wishing to address the Board on discussion/action items not on the agenda may do so immediately after the meeting is called to order. (Please note: The Board will be unable to discuss non-agenda items). As each agenda item is called the sequence of the meeting will be as follows: (a) introduction of the item; (b) staff presentation (if any); (c) invited speaker/guests comment (if any); (d) public comment of up to three minutes per person; (e) Board discussion and, if appropriate, Board action.

     

    1. Call to Order / Roll Call

     

    1. Public comment on items not on the agenda (up to 3 minutes per person)

     

    1. Approval of Agenda

     

    1. Approval of Minutes from previous meetings

     

    1. Oral Reports:
    • Board Member Reports
    • Head of School Report
    • Willow Creek Foundation
    • Parent Council
    • SMCSD

     

    1. Academics and Enrollment
    • Report: Enrollment. Ms. Seekins

     

    1. Financial & Business
    • Discussion: Basic Aid Excess. Mr. Henry
    • Vote: 2nd Interim Budget Revision. Mr. Henry
    • Vote: Approval of E-rate contract with CDW and Gigacom. Ms. Seekins
    • Vote: Approval of ARI business services contract. Ms. Seekins

     

    1. Policy
    • Discussion: Charter SELPA. Dr. VanderMolen

     

    1. Future Planning / Action Items

     

    1. Adjourn to Closed Session
    • Conference with Legal Counsel - Existing Litigation. Government Code Section 54956.9: Willow Creek Academy v. Sausalito Marin City School District; Mary Jane Burke. Case No. CIV 1900855

     

    1. Report on Action Taken in Closed Session
    2. Adjourn Meeting

     

     

     

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  • February 28, 2019 Special Meeting Agenda

    Posted by Tara Seekins on 2/26/2019 7:00:00 AM

    WILLOW CREEK ACADEMY

    Board of Directors

    Special Meeting

    Library ** 636 Nevada Street, Sausalito, CA 94965


    Thursday, February 28, 2019

    6:30 p.m.

     

    ** Agenda **

     

    ITEMS FOR DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ACTION

     

    Persons wishing to address the Board on discussion/action items not on the agenda may do so immediately after the meeting is called to order. (Please note: The Board will be unable to discuss non-agenda items). As each agenda item is called the sequence of the meeting will be as follows: (a) introduction of the item; (b) staff presentation (if any); (c) invited speaker/guests comment (if any); (d) public comment of up to three minutes per person; (e) Board discussion and, if appropriate, Board action.

     

    1. Call to Order / Roll Call

     

    1. Public comment on items not on the agenda (up to 3 minutes per person)

     

    1. Approval of Agenda

     

    1. Vote: Low Performing Student Block Grant Application (Ms. Seekins)

     

    1. Discussion: Special Education 2019-20 (Dr. VanderMolen)

     

    1. Adjourn to Closed Session

    1.01: Conference with Legal Counsel - Anticipated Litigation. Significant exposure to litigation pursuant to paragraph (2) or (3) of subdivision (d) of Section 54956.9: (One case)

     

    1. Reconvene to Open Session to report on any action taken in Closed Session

     

    1. Adjourn meeting

     

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  • February 5, 2019 Meeting Agenda

    Posted by Tara Seekins on 2/1/2019 12:00:00 PM

    WILLOW CREEK ACADEMY

    Board of Directors

    Regular Meeting

    Library ** 636 Nevada Street, Sausalito, CA 94965

     

    Tuesday, February 5, 2019

    6:30 p.m.

     

    ** Agenda **

                                          

    ITEMS FOR DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ACTION

                    

    Persons wishing to address the Board on discussion/action items not on the agenda may do so immediately after the meeting is called to order. (Please note: The Board will be unable to discuss non-agenda items). As each agenda item is called the sequence of the meeting will be as follows: (a) introduction of the item; (b) staff presentation (if any); (c) invited speaker/guests comment (if any); (d) public comment of up to three minutes per person; (e) Board discussion and, if appropriate, Board action.

     

    1. Call to Order / Roll Call

     

    1. Public comment on items not on the agenda (up to 3 minutes per person)

     

    1. Approval of Agenda

     

    1. Approval of Minutes from previous meetings

     

    1. Oral Reports:
    • Board Member Reports
    • Head of School Report
    • Willow Creek Foundation
    • Parent Council
    • SMCSD

     

    1. Academics and Enrollment
    • Report: Enrollment. Ms. Seekins
    • Report: MAP data, coaching, and intervention. Ms. Lawrence, Ms. Creedman, and Ms. Gonzalez

     

    1. Financial & Business
    • Report: Basic Aid Excess. Mr. Henry
    • Report: SMCSD response to Willow Creek’s 1st Interim submission. Mr. Weinsheimer

     

    1. Policy
    • Discussion: Charter SELPA. Dr. VanderMolen
    • Discussion: Facilities priorities. Ms. Smit
    • Discussion: Community liaisons. Mr. Weinsheimer
    • Discussion/Vote: Approval of Use of Title I Funds for School-wide Programs. Ms. Seekins
    • Discussion/Vote: Approval of 2017-18 School Accountability Report Card (SARC). Ms. Seekins
    • Discussion/Vote: Approval of 2018-19 Winter CARS Report. Ms. Seekins

     

    1. Future Planning / Action Items

     

    1. Adjourn to Closed Session
    • Conference with Legal Counsel - Anticipated Litigation. Significant exposure to litigation pursuant to paragraph (2) or (3) of subdivision (d) of Section 54956.9: (One case)

     

    1. Report on Action Taken in Closed Session
    2. Adjourn Meeting

     

     

     

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  • January 28, 2019 Special Meeting Agenda

    Posted by Tara Seekins on 1/24/2019 10:00:00 AM

     

    WILLOW CREEK ACADEMY

    Board of Directors

    Special Meeting

    Library ** 636 Nevada Street, Sausalito, CA 94965

     

    Monday, January 28, 2019

    5:30 p.m.

     

    ** Agenda **

                                          

    ITEMS FOR DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ACTION

                    

    Persons wishing to address the Board on discussion/action items not on the agenda may do so immediately after the meeting is called to order. (Please note: The Board will be unable to discuss non-agenda items). As each agenda item is called the sequence of the meeting will be as follows: (a) introduction of the item; (b) staff presentation (if any); (c) invited speaker/guests comment (if any); (d) public comment of up to three minutes per person; (e) Board discussion and, if appropriate, Board action.

     

    1. Call to Order / Roll Call

     

    1. Academics and Enrollment
    • Discussion with Barry Rowland, Senior Search Consultant, Carney Sandoe and Associates
    1. Closed Session
    • Conference with Legal Counsel - Anticipated Litigation. Significant exposure to litigation pursuant to paragraph (2) or (3) of subdivision (d) of GC Section 54956.9: (One case)
    1. Reconvene to Open Session
    2. Report on Action Taken in Closed Session
    3. Adjourn Meeting

     

     

    Comments (-1)
  • January 9, 2019 Meeting Agenda

    Posted by Tara Seekins on 12/21/2018

    WILLOW CREEK ACADEMY

    Board of Directors

    Regular Meeting

    Library ** 636 Nevada Street, Sausalito, CA 94965

     

    Wednesday, January 9, 2019

    6:30 p.m.

     

    ** Agenda **

                                          

    ITEMS FOR DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ACTION

                    

    Persons wishing to address the Board on discussion/action items not on the agenda may do so immediately after the meeting is called to order. (Please note: The Board will be unable to discuss non-agenda items). As each agenda item is called the sequence of the meeting will be as follows: (a) introduction of the item; (b) staff presentation (if any); (c) invited speaker/guests comment (if any); (d) public comment of up to three minutes per person; (e) Board discussion and, if appropriate, Board action.

     

    1. Call to Order / Roll Call

     

    1. Public comment on items not on the agenda (up to 3 minutes per person)

     

    1. Approval of Agenda

     

    1. Approval of Minutes from previous meetings

     

    1. Oral Reports:
    • Board Member Reports
    • Head of School Report
    • Willow Creek Foundation
    • Parent Council
    • SMCSD

     

    1. Academics and Enrollment
    • Report: Enrollment. Ms. Seekins

     

    1. Financial & Business
    • Discussion: Financial Update. Mr. Henry
    • Discussion: Audit Report. Mr. Henry
    • Discussion/Vote: Discuss and approve consulting contract for Carney Sandoe and Associates. Mr. Weinsheimer

     

    1. Policy
    • Discussion: Charter SELPA. Dr. VanderMolen
    • Discussion: Facilities Committee. Ms. Smit
    • Discussion: MOU Committee. Mr. Weinsheimer
    • Report: District Structure Committee. Dr. VanderMolen
    • Vote: Capitalization Policy. Mr. Henry

     

    1. Future Planning / Action Items

     

    1. Adjourn to Closed Session
    • Conference with Legal Counsel - Anticipated Litigation. Significant exposure to litigation pursuant to paragraph (2) or (3) of subdivision (d) of Section 54956.9: (One case)

     

    1. Report on Action Taken in Closed Session
    2. Adjourn Meeting

     

     

     

    Comments (-1)
  • December 13, 2018 Special Meeting Agenda

    Posted by Tara Seekins on 12/10/2018

    WILLOW CREEK ACADEMY

    Board of Directors

    Special Meeting

    Library ** 636 Nevada Street, Sausalito, CA 94965

     

    Thursday, December 13, 2018

    7:30 a.m.

     

     

    ** Agenda **

                                          

    ITEMS FOR DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ACTION

                    

    Persons wishing to address the Board on discussion/action items not on the agenda may do so immediately after the meeting is called to order. (Please note: The Board will be unable to discuss non-agenda items). As each agenda item is called the sequence of the meeting will be as follows: (a) introduction of the item; (b) staff presentation (if any); (c) invited speaker/guests comment (if any); (d) public comment of up to three minutes per person; (e) Board discussion and, if appropriate, Board action.

     

    1. Call to Order / Roll Call

     

    1. Public comment on items not on the agenda (up to 3 minutes per person)

     

    1. Academics and Enrollment

     

    • Discussion/Vote: 2018-19 Academic Calendar.   Ms. Seekins

     

    1. Financial & Business
    • Discussion/Vote: 2017-18 Independent Auditor’s Report. Mr. Henry
    • Discussion/Vote: 2018-19 1st Interim Budget Revisions. Mr. Henry

     

     

    1. Adjourn Meeting

     

     

     

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  • December 4, 2018 Meeting Agenda

    Posted by Tara Seekins on 11/30/2018 1:00:00 PM

    WILLOW CREEK ACADEMY

    Board of Directors

    Regular Meeting

    Library ** 636 Nevada Street, Sausalito, CA 94965

     

    Tuesday, December 4, 2018

    6:30 p.m.

     

    ** Agenda **

                                          

    ITEMS FOR DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ACTION

                    

    Persons wishing to address the Board on discussion/action items not on the agenda may do so immediately after the meeting is called to order. (Please note: The Board will be unable to discuss non-agenda items). As each agenda item is called the sequence of the meeting will be as follows: (a) introduction of the item; (b) staff presentation (if any); (c) invited speaker/guests comment (if any); (d) public comment of up to three minutes per person; (e) Board discussion and, if appropriate, Board action.

     

    1. Call to Order / Roll Call

     

    1. Public comment on items not on the agenda (up to 3 minutes per person)

     

    1. Approval of Agenda

     

    1. Approval of Minutes from previous meetings

     

    1. Oral Reports:
    • Board Member Reports
    • Head of School Report
    • Willow Creek Foundation
    • Parent Council
    • SMCSD

     

    1. Academics and Enrollment
    • Report: Enrollment. Ms. Seekins
    • Vote: 2019-20 Academic Calendar. Ms. Seekins

     

    1. Financial & Business
    • Discussion: Basic Aid Excess. Mr. Henry

     

    1. Policy
    • Discussion: Charter SELPA. Dr. VanderMolen
    • Discussion: Facilities Committee. Ms. Smit
    • Discussion: MOU Committee. Mr. Weinsheimer
    • Discussion: District Structure Committee. Dr. VanderMolen
    • Discussion/Vote: Capitalization Policy. Mr. Henry

     

    1. Future Planning / Action Items

     

    1. Adjourn to Closed Session
    • Conference with Legal Counsel - Anticipated Litigation. Significant exposure to litigation pursuant to paragraph (2) or (3) of subdivision (d) of Section 54956.9: (One case)

     

    1. Report on Action Taken in Closed Session
    2. Adjourn Meeting

     

     

     

    Comments (-1)