School Board Agenda




March 7, 2023


Notice is hereby given that a Regular Meeting of the School Board of NYOS Charter School will be held on March 7, 2023, beginning at 6:00pm. The meeting will be held in the Building 1 at 12333 N Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78753.

Items will not necessarily be discussed or considered in the order they are printed on the agenda below. If, during the course of the meeting, discussion of any item on the agenda should be held in an executive or closed session, the Board will convene in such executive or closed session as permitted by and in accordance with the Texas Open Meetings Act, Texas Government Code Chapter 551.

PUBLIC COMMENT.  Members of the public have the right to address the Board about any agenda item prior to the Board's consideration of the item, or on any other area of concern.  Those who wish to address the Board are invited to do so during the Public Comment portion of the meeting.  

Should you wish to address the Board during Public Comment, PLEASE sign up in advance;  you may sign up  here.  Comments are limited to three (3) minutes.  If five (5) or more sign up to speak, public comments will be limited to two (2) minutes.  You may sign up to speak up until the start of Public Comment.

Regular Session

  1. Roll call; establishment of quorum; call to order
  2. Discuss and vote on agenda for March 7, 2023
  3. Discuss and approve the consent agenda items
    1. Minutes for the February 7, 2023 meeting
    2. Committee Reports
    3. Financial Policies 100.080-100.110
  4. Public Comment
  5. New Business
    1. Discuss and vote on resolution to approve contracts under $100,000
    2. Discuss and vote on a waiver for professional development
    3. Discuss and vote on vendor for auditing services
    4. Discuss and vote on plan to reduce the spread of Covid- 19 
    5. Discuss Accreditation status
    6. Discuss TAPR Review 
    7. ED Update
  6. Committee Business
    1. Academic Oversight Committee
      1. Discuss Gr 6-8 STAAR interim/MAP data
    2. Financial Oversight Committee
      1. Discuss dashboard 
      2. Discuss Insurance Policies
    3. Executive Committee
      1. Discuss creating new Board email address 
    4. Committee Announcements


  1. Executive Session
    1. The School Board will meet in executive session in accordance with Texas Government Code Section 551.074 regarding the appointment of a public officer or employee, specifically to elect a secondary teacher to the vacant position with a term ending in 2024.
  2. Vote to approve the results of the special election in open session.
  3. Closing 
  1. Discuss agenda items for the April 11, 2023 meeting
  1.   Adjourn

In accordance with the Texas Open Meetings Act Subchapters D and E of Ch. 551, Tex. Govt. Code, the board may enter a closed/executive session to deliberate any subject authorized by Subchapter D that is listed on the agenda for this meeting. Before any closed/executive session is convened, the presiding officer will publicly identify the section or sections of the Act authorizing the closed/executive session. Any final action, decision, or vote on a subject deliberated in a closed/executive session will be conducted in an open session held in compliance with the Texas Open Meetings Act.

This notice was posted before 6pm on March 2, 2023, on behalf of the Board by Kari Honea, Chair, NYOS School Board, and Kathleen Zimmermann, Executive Director, NYOS Charter School.


/s/ Kari Honea
/s/ J. Kathleen Zimmermann

For the Board of NYOS Charter School