School Board Agenda




January 9, 2024


Notice is hereby given that a Regular Meeting of the School Board of NYOS Charter School will be held on January 9, 2024, 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 January 9, 2024
  3. Discuss and approve the consent agenda items
    1. Minutes for the December 5, 2023 meeting
    2. Committee Reports
    3. Policies 400.060-400.080
  4. Public Comment
  5. New Business
  1. Discuss and vote to approve contracts
  2. Professional development presentation: 2023 legislative updates, charter community advocacy
  3. Discuss and vote on Financial Policy 100.100 regarding deposits and cash handling
  4. Discuss and vote on resolution to modify check signer list for Frost Bank; adding Leanna Pesta, NYOS Elementary Principal
  5. Discuss expected accountability for 2022-2023 school year
  6. Discuss 2024-2025 NYOS School Calendar 
  7. ED Update
  1. Committee Business
    1. Academic Oversight Committee
      1. Discuss 2023 STAAR performance data
    2. ED Review Committee
  1. Discuss timeline for 2023 Executive Director evaluation 
  1. Financial Oversight Committee
    1. Discuss and vote on budget amendment 
  1. Discuss and vote on Request for Proposal for auditing services
  1. Discuss dashboard
  1. Committee Announcements
  1. Closing 
    1. Discuss agenda items for the February 13, 2024 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 January 5, 2024, at 6pm, 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