Charter Council

Charter Council

Blue Oak Charter School is governed by a seven-member Charter Council with three parent representatives and four community members, chosen in accordance with the bylaws of Blue Oak Charter School.  Meetings are held on the third Tuesday of each month at 6:00 PM. 

The Blue Oak Charter Council (BOCC) is the entity which is held accountable for the operations of the school. It is the responsibility of the Charter Council to develop policies and put them in writing, so they serve as guidelines and goals for the successful and efficient functioning of the school.

Functions

  • Overseeing that the school’s program and operation are faithful to the terms of the charter and its mission statement
  • Adopting policies that further clarify and assist in maintaining the BOCS Mission and Educational Program
  • Ensuring that the school’s academic programs are successful. All BOCS academic programs are evaluated and reviewed annually by the Charter Council. Evaluations are used to determine the effectiveness of the programs and provide direction for improvements
  • Hiring the Director and evaluating his/her performance annually
  • Approving the hiring and termination of staff
  • Creating, serving on, and appointing people to necessary committees
  • Developing strategic planning, and approving short and long-term goals
  • Providing board orientation to all members, which includes an introduction to the school and curriculum, classroom visits, and a binder of policies and information
  • Development of sound fiscal policy and business management practices and approving school expenditures

Attend a Meeting

In Compliance with the Governor of California’s “Safer-at-Home Order” due to COVID-19, the Blue Oak Charter Council will be conducting meetings virtually until further notice. This means there will be no specific physical meeting place; the meeting will be held remotely. However, public participation continues to be welcomed and encouraged.

All BOCC meetings are open to the public. If you are interested in attending, please click on the button below to visit the School Community Calendar where you will find the dates, times, and Zoom links for all upcoming BOCC meetings: 

Latest Meeting

Members

monica@blueoakcharterschool.org
Chairperson – Parent Member
Elected Aug. 2020 to Aug. 2022

heatherboneabocc@blueoakcharterschool.org
Co-Chairperson – Parent Member
Elected Aug. 2020 to Aug. 2021

chelsea@blueoakcharterschool.org
CFO/Finance Chairperson – Parent Member
Elected Aug. 2020 to Aug. 2021

trisha@blueoakcharterschool.org
Secretary – Parent Member
Elected Aug. 2020 to Aug. 2021

laurel@blueoakcharterschool.org
Community Member
Elected Aug. 2020 to Aug. 2021

vicki@blueoakcharterschool.org
Community Member
Elected Aug. 2020 to Aug. 2021

lauraswansonbocc@blueoakcharterschool.org
Community Member
Elected Aug. 2020 to Aug. 2021

Documents

Election Process

The Charter Council members are elected for a term of two years. The officers shall be selected at the corporate Annual Organizational Meeting held within thirty days of the confirmation of Charter Council elections. For further detail please review the Charter Council Bylaws.