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New Beginnings board meeting agenda

Agenda is reprinted below, as it was received:



Welcome & Opening Remarks (1 minute) – Dr. Timothy Ryan, Chairman


Call for Quorum (2 minutes) – Dr. Timothy Ryan

   Action Items: Vote to accept the agenda for September 26, 2012

                          Vote to accept minutes of September 20, 2012 


Public Comments (2 minutes per person)



Chief Executive Officer Report (15 minutes) – Helene Derbigny

  • Update of 2012-2013 Enrollments
  • One App Process
  • Safety and Security
  • Facility Report – Post Hurricane Isaac
  • Revised Calendar
  • Status of Charter Renewal (Capdau) and Charter Extension (Lake Area)
  • Grants

o   Introduction of new Grants Manager, Jessica Kudji

o   Updates

  • Personnel Updates
  • Handbook Updates
  • Capital One Initiatives
  • UNO Partnership Activities

Action Items: Vote to accept the revised 2012-2013 academic calendar


Interim Director of Academic Affairs Report (15 minutes) – Juaquana Stewart

  • Compass and HCIS updates
  • New Formula for School Performance Scores (SPS)
  • LA Seat Time Waiver

Action Items: Vote to accept the LA Seat Time Waiver


Budget and Finance (15 minutes) – Kendal Turner

  • Presentation of financial reports
  • Employee Benefits (August)
  • Audit Timeline

Action Items: Vote to accept board financials

                       Vote to accept revised 2012-2013 budgets

                       Vote to accept budget policies


Old Business/New Business            (5 minutes)            


Executive Session (1 hour)  

  • Personnel Matters


Closing Remarks & Adjournment            (5 minutes) – Dr. Timothy Ryan



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