Board Meeting Recap – March 13, 2018

Thank you to all who attended the March 13th Regular Meeting of the Oxford Preparatory Academy Board of Directors. This email will provide information as well as links to documents and policies that were discussed and approved during Open Session.

As a reminder, audio recordings of our meetings, agendas, and supporting documentation is available on our Board of Directors’ web page at


Mr. Joshua Teeple Elected to Oxford’s Board of Directors

We are pleased to announce that Mr. Joshua Teeple has been elected to the Oxford Prep Board of Directors. This election took place at the March 13th meeting by a unanimous vote. Mr. Teeple’s expertise as a Certified Public Accountant, fraud investigator, and financial advisor will bring a valuable skill set to our Board. He is experienced in internal controls design and implementation, due diligence, and turnaround consulting. Additionally, he has served other youth-focused not-for-profit organizations as an audit committee member, treasurer, and board member. Mr. Teeple has shared that, “As a parent, I am invested in making sure that OPA continues to provide a superior education for all students, including my enrolled son and yet to be enrolled younger son.”

Please join us in extending a warm welcome to Mr. Teeple!


2018-2019 and 2019-2020 Student Master Calendars Now Available

Student Master Calendars have been approved for both the 2018-2019 and the 2019-2020 academic years. Please note that the format of the Master Calendar has been updated to provide this information in a simpler layout. The links below will provide access to both the traditional and newly updated Master Calendar formats.

Click here to view the 2018-2019 Master Calendar

Click here to view the 2019-2020 Master Calendar

Board Items for Information

Oxford’s Board was presented with information on the following items:

  • A financial update through the month of January was provided by Andy Stern of Charter Impact.
  • Interim Executive Director Kathleen Daugherty reported that Oxford Prep-SOC’s Renewal Committee has had their first meeting. They are working to review the charter as well as renewal criteria and will meet again in early April.
  • Mrs. Daugherty also shared that the Certificated Compensation Committee has met and reviewed 11 other districts and charter school salary schedules comparing them to Oxford Preparatory Academy. The Committee will continue examining compensation and is looking to update Oxford Prep’s salary schedule by the end of April.


Board Items for Discussion/Action

Oxford’s Board took the following actions on the agendized discussion/action items:

  • Approved a resolution appointing Mr. Joshua Teeple as a member of the Board of Directors.
  • Scheduled a Board Governance workshop for April 4, 2018.
  • Tabled approval of the Visitors and Outsiders policy and Volunteer policy.
  • Approved an extension to the contract with Momni Cafe beginning March 13, 2018 through June 30, 2018.
  • Approved the Second Interim Budget for Oxford Prep-SOC.
  • Approved the Second Interim Budget for Oxford Prep-Saddleback Valley.
  • Approved payment to Cal STRS relating to 2017 audit findings.
  • Approved a revision to OPA’s auditor contract with Christy White Associates.


Additional Meeting Resources

Listen to the archived audio from our March 13th Regular Board Meeting here.

The agenda and supporting documentation as reviewed for this Meeting are available here.


Upcoming Regular Board Meetings

Oxford Preparatory Academy’s Board of Directors have provided an updated Regular Meeting schedule. We look forward to welcoming all stakeholders to our campuses on the following dates:

Tuesday, May 1, 2018
(Rescheduled from April 26th)
6:00 pm Closed Session*
7:00 pm Open Session

Thursday, May 24, 2018
6:00 pm Closed Session*
7:00 pm Open Session

Thursday, June 28, 2018
6:00 pm Closed Session*
7:00 pm Open Session

*Closed Session times are subject to change. Regular Meeting agendas with accurate Closed Session times and meeting locations will be posted on our Board of Directors’ website 72 hours before each meeting at Meetings are streamed live at