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Governance & Committees


You are encouraged to make a difference in the governance of our school by participating in this year’s Governance Council. An orientation has been scheduled to provide you with an understanding of the purpose of the Governance Council and to explain the election process.

The orientation is scheduled as follows:

Tuesday, August 23, 2022 at 8:15 AM  


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Upcoming Governance Zoom meeting

Topic: Governance
Time: Thursdays @ 03:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

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Meeting ID: 493 390 8467

2022-2023 Meeting Dates


Governance Council Meetings for the 2022/2023 School Year

Meetings will begin at 3:00 PM via Zoom

  Location: Parent Center at 2:45 PM or via Zoom at 3:00 PM  
  • Orientation August 23, 2022 (Auditorium)
  • September 15, 2022
  • October 20, 2022
  • December 15, 2022
  • January 26, 2023
  • February 16, 2023
  • March 16, 2023
  • April 20, 2023
  • May 18, 2023

click to download 2022-23 Governance Dates PDF


Committee Meetings for the 2022/2023 School Year

  Location: TBD Time: 1:45 PM  
  • September 20, 2022
  • October 4, 2022
  • December 6, 2022
  • February 7, 2023
  • March 7, 2023
  • April 11, 2023
  • May 9, 2023

click to download 2022-23 Committee Dates PDF


Beckford Charter for Enriched Studies
Governance Agenda
March 29, 2023

  1. Welcome/Sign In/ Roll Call
  2. Flag Salute
  3. Public Comment- Anyone who wishes to approach the council or raise an issue may do so during this portion of the meeting.  Please limit comments to 3 minutes per speaker.
  4. Principal’s Update
    1. ELOP Plan
      1. Afterschool Opportunities
  5. Agenda Recommendations
  6. Adjournment
  7. Next Meeting-April 20, 2023

*Requests for disability related modifications or accommodations shall be made 24 hours prior to the meeting by calling Stella Vigodnier at (818) 360-1924.

Topic: Governance
Time: March 29, 2023 03:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)
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Beckford Charter for Enriched Studies
Virtual Governance Meeting
March 29, 2023

Meeting Called to Order by Mrs. Brower at 3:02pm


There were 7 voting members present.
Shelly Brower, Principal, Executive Committee Representative
Darlin Setoudeh, Secretary, Parent Representative, PTA Representative
Stella Vigodnier, School Administrative Assistant
Kelly Lewis- Teacher Representative K-1, Executive Committee Representative
Laura Pedersen, Teacher Representative 2-3, Vice Chairperson,
Jenna Hooks- Parent Representative
Jenny Hyoung- Representative
Lisa Le - Parent Representative

Mrs. Brower, Principal

  1. Mrs. Brower is applying for the ELOP Grant that would give us 90k to be spent on afterschool enrichment. This will also extend a couple of weeks into the summer. This grant is only for affiliated charter schools.
    1. Computerwise Kids has quoted us 30K for coding, robotics etc. it will cover grades K-1 and 2-5.
    2. Working with Ballroom Dance and waiting on quote for some afterschool/summer classes.
    3. Lastly, working with some teachers to create some fun educational classes.
    4. All of this would be paid for by the grant.

**Motion to approve applying for the ELOP Grant was made by Mrs. Brower and seconded by Jenny. The results were 7 in favor, 0 opposed and 0 abstentions. **The motion passes


  1. We have been given a 97k funds to be spent on visual and performing arts that needs to be spent by the end of the year. We are very limited on what we can use the money for but some of the examples are (school buses for field trips, field trip entry, art supplies etc.)
    1. Funds will be replenished July 1st again but will not be rolled over. We need to use it.

Agenda Recommendation for April meeting? None –
No requests for disability related modifications for anyone attending this virtual meeting.

A motion was made to adjourn by Laura at 3:13 pm. Motion carried.

***Next meeting April 20th at 3pm via zoom-
Minutes respectfully submitted by Darlin Setoudeh, Secretary, 03/30/23


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