Legal Notices - Encore School Board
(Preliminary Renewal Petition language for submission for charter renewal 2021 - 2026)
NONPROFIT PUBLIC BENEFIT CORPORATION
Encore Jr./Sr. High School for the performing & visual arts is a directly funded independent charter school and is operated by Encore Education Corporation, a California nonprofit public benefit corporation, pursuant to California law.
Encore Jr./Sr. High School for the performing & visual arts operates autonomously from the District, with the exception of the supervisory oversight as required by statute and other contracted services as negotiated between the District and Encore. Pursuant to California Education Code Section 47604(d), the District shall not be liable for the debts and obligations of Encore, operated by a California non-profit public benefit corporation, or for claims arising from the performance of acts, errors, or omissions by Encore as long as the District has complied with all oversight responsibilities required by law.
Conflict of Interest
Encore is subject to Government Code Section 1090 et seq., as set forth in Education Code Section 47604.1, the Political Reform Act of 1974 (Gov. Code Section 87100 et seq., the “PRA”) and any attendant regulations as they may be amended from time to time, and all conflict of interest laws and prohibitions applicable to California non-profit corporations and/or California charter schools. All officers, employees, and members of the board of Encore Education Corporation shall comply with the requirements of each and all of those conflict of interest laws and regulations.
Brown Act Compliance
Encore shall comply with the Ralph M. Brown Act as set forth in California Government Codes Section 54950 et seq. and any attendant regulations as they may be amended from time to time, as well as Education Code Section 47604.1(c).
All meetings of the Encore Education Corporation Encore School Board shall comply with the Ralph M. Brown Act. Notices, agendas, and minutes of meetings will be recorded and retained in Encore’s files. These records will be accessible to the public and the District in accordance with the Brown Act.
Meetings of the Encore Education Corporation Encore School Board take place on the second Monday of each month unless otherwise designated. Meeting agendas are posted in Encore office windows and Encore marquees that allow for continuous public access. Meeting agendas are also posted on the Encore website with a prominent, direct link on the homepage.
The Encore Education Corporation Encore School Board, administration (including but not limited to the Cabinet), and curriculum development team members undergo Brown Act training by a qualified individual on an annual basis.