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01 Dec
2021

Letter from Doug Husen, IIA Board Chairman

Dear Board Members and Parents,
 
Thanksgiving’s short week threw off our normal schedule.  It’s come to my attention that we posted on our website the Agenda for our meeting scheduled tonight, 48 hours prior, but not 72 hours as would be required for us to take any board actions.
 
None of the board actions on the agenda are time dependent.  All decisions and discussions can wait till our next meeting in two weeks- Tuesday, December 14th 6PM.
 
My apology for the inconvenience.  We want to fulfill the full intent and letter of the Brown Act provisions.  Thanks for understanding,
 
 
Doug
 
p.s.  That means, you have your evening back!  Good time to do Christmas shopping or decorating a tree.

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07 Dec
2021

Parent Campus Tour

Parent Campus Tour 

Tuesday, December 7th and December 14th at 09:00am.

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdB1UeQ-WQgqXPbxc91oyD7aLWv6j3w53dY1XRy4qKEmhL10A/formrestricted

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30 Nov
2021

IIA Board Meeting on 11/30/2021

Board Meeting Agenda
11/30/2021
6:00 p.m.
 
Please join us via Zoom:
https://zoom.us/j/7626431946?pwd=Q1JNZkZvMDBwM3ZHeW9wRGxaWllIUT09
Meeting ID: 762 643 1946
Passcode: izNS8V
 
CALL TO ORDER  (6:00 PM)    
 
ROLL CALL                                   
                               
PUBLIC COMMENTS

  • Each public comment is limited to 3 minutes per person for a total of 30 minutes.  Please submit written comments a day before the meeting if possible.
 
CLOSED SESSION
  • Update on Investigation regarding a complaint letter received in October.
                                                                 
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE                    
 
APPROVE LAST MINUTES
  • Vote to approve meeting by abbreviated teleconferencing procedures for another 30 days according to Assembly Bill 361 and Government Code 54953 (e) (1)           
 
UPDATE FROM DR. SCOTT 
 
BUSINESS AND FISCAL UPDATE
            Ethan Kay and the Finance Committee
            Delano Jones – October fiscal update and check register
 
BOARD AGENDA
  1. Discussion Item
School-site Council - formation of an advisory body to give input to administration and help with IIA’s future infrastructure plans
 
  1. Discussion Item
Facilities Committee – formation of this committee that will determine what the school will need in terms of facilites, like lease agreements, especially as IIA expands into middle school
 
  1. Action Item
In order to cut down on copier cost, IIA is considering purchasing a RISO machine.We received a proposal to switch from monthly TMG Copier Rental lease to a 60-month lease with Image 2000.IIA suggests we switch to Image 2000 because they will provide us with a free RISO machine (attached documents)
 
  1. Action Item
Approval of a student's enrollment in Transitional Kindergarten. He turns 5 on December 9, 2021.
 
  1. Action Item
Approval of the hiring of a full-time Human Resources personnel. 
 
  1. Action Item
Approval of a part-time Librarian position (less than 30 hours/week) from the Kay Family Foundation (attached documents)
 
  1. Action Item
Approval and acceptance of $71,296 from the Larry and Helen Hoag Foundation (attached document)
 
  1. Action Item
Approve legal exemption from mandated state vaccination should it be passed in California
 
  1. Action Item
All public comments that are printed to be read need to be submitted to
            Board secretary 24 hours before the meeting.
 
BOARD RECOMMENDATIONS
 
ADJOURNMENT                
 
                       
 
 
 
 

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26 Oct
2021

IIA Board Meeting on 10/26/2021

Board Meeting Agenda
10/26/2021
 
Join Zoom Meeting:
https://us06web.zoom.us/j/7626431946?pwd=Q1JNZkZvMDBwM3ZHeW9wRGxaWllIUT09


CALL TO ORDER  (6:00 PM)     
 
ROLL CALL                                      
                                
PUBLIC COMMENTS                      
 
CLOSED SESSION
            Update on Investigation
                                                                
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE                     
 
APPROVE LAST MINUTES            
 
UPDATE FROM DR. SCOTT  
            Grant Reimbursement Status
 
BUSINESS AND FISCAL UPDATE
            Ethan Kay and the Finance Committee
 
BOARD AGENDA
 
1.    700 Form and Requirements for Board Members
2.    Professional Development with the University of California, Irvine with Young-Suk Kim and Rebecca Goldstone
3.    Student Immunization and State Exemptions
4.    Nick Driver to the Finance Committee 
5.    K12 Special Education Services as a vendor for school psychologist and Special Education
 
            
BOARD RECOMMENDATIONS
 
ADJOURNMENT
 

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12 Oct
2021

IIA Special Board Meeting on 10/12/2021

We will have a special board meeting on October 12, 2021 at 6 p.m.  Please join us via zoom:

Join Zoom Meeting
https://us06web.zoom.us/j/87859112535?pwd=dEVmTDF0ZjRYMDNPaFU0Z1NXbHN4Zz09

Meeting ID: 878 5911 2535
Passcode: 569309

Board Meeting Agenda:
 
CALL TO ORDER  (6:00 PM)     
 
ROLL CALL                                      
                                
PUBLIC COMMENTS                      
 
CLOSED SESSION
                                                                
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE                     
 
APPROVE LAST MINUTES            
 
UPDATE FROM DR. SCOTT  
 
BUSINESS AND FISCAL UPDATE
 
BOARD AGENDA
 
1.  Chromebook Bid Review and Purchase
2.  Approve payment of back salaries owed to Principal Chuang and Dr. Scott for work done in prior fiscal year
    Motion - pay Steven Chuang for his work in June 2021 (in the next pay cycle)
    Motion - pay Michael Scott for his work in May and June 2021 (in the next pay cycle)
3.  Allocate $25,000 in budget for hiring Teaching Assistants
4.  Hiring of Mark Hopkins with Effectual Education (school psychologist)
5.  Hiring of Bill Evans (special education teacher)
            
BOARD RECOMMENDATIONS
 
ADJOURNMENT
 
 
We look forward to seeing you!

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28 Sep
2021

IIA Board Meeting on 09/28/2021

Please join us in person next Tuesday on September 28, 2021 for Irvine International Academy's board meeting at 6 p.m.  If you cannot make it, this is the zoom link:
 
Board Meeting Agenda
09/28/2021
 
 
CALL TO ORDER  (6:00 PM)     
 
ROLL CALL                                      
                                
PUBLIC COMMENTS                      
 
CLOSED SESSION
a.    Anticipated Litigation
                                                                
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE                     
 
APPROVE LAST MINUTES            
 
UPDATE FROM DR. SCOTT  
 
BUSINESS AND FISCAL UPDATE
 
BOARD AGENDA
a.    Action Item
Approval of Epicenter documents to be sent to OCDE 
1.    Staff-Student Interaction Policy
2.    Student-Family Handbook
3.    Uniform Complaint Policies and Procedures
b.    Action Item
       Approval of Charter School Revolving Loan Fund Program
c.    Action Item
       Approval to bid for three sets of 34 chrome books for a total of 102
d.    Action Item
       Approval of IIA Charter Budget
e.    Discussion Item 
       Transitional Kindergarten for 2022-23 school year
            
BOARD RECOMMENDATIONS
 
ADJOURNMENT 

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31 Aug
2021

IIA Monthly Board Meeting on 08/31/2021

Please join us in person next Tuesday on August 31, 2021 for Irvine International Academy's board meeting at 6 p.m.  If you cannot make it, this is the link:

 
Board Agenda:
 
1.  IIA contract with Thinkware and Glenn Severino
2.  After-school benefits for full-time employees
3.  Approval of purchase of computers even with increased amount
4.  Action item - Charter School Revolving Loan Assurances
5.  Discussion item - 2021-22 Budget
6.  Discussion item - July 2021 Financials/P&L/Balance Sheet/Check register

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11 Aug
2021

IIA Special Board Meeting on 08/11/2021

We are having our first in-person board meeting on campus. The address is 4782 Karen Ann Ln, Irvine, CA 92604. You are welcome to join us!

IIA Special Board Meeting Agenda --
Wednesday 08/11/2021

CALL TO ORDER (4:00 PM)

ROLL CALL

PUBLIC COMMENTS

CLOSED SESSION

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

APPROVE LAST MINUTES

UPDATE FROM DR. SCOTT

BUSINESS AND FISCAL UPDATE

BOARD AGENDA:

a.  Board training with Nick Driver
b.  Update Employee Handbook – petition requires that all teachers are properly credentialed according to the current law
c.  Approval of Dr. Quang Vo’s contract
d.  Approval for IT contract with Storyland-Thinkware and Glenn Severino
e.  Approval of Vended Meals Contract
f.  Approval of purchases of over $5,000 from retailers (Amazon, Waxie, Costco, etc)
g.  Authorize purchase of three chrome computer carts, possibly more than $10,000.
h.  Approval of stipend for Principal Chuang - $20,000
     a)  After-school supervision - $10,000
     b)  Rewriting petition for K-8 school - $10,000

BOARD RECOMMENDATIONS

PUBLIC COMMENTS

ADJOURNMENT

For those of you who cannot come in-person, here is the zoom address for you to join us.
Marybeth Chen is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: Board Meeting 8-11-21

Time: Aug 11, 2021 04:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

Join Zoom Meeting
https://zoom.us/j/99191698438...

Meeting ID: 991 9169 8438
Passcode: 694096

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27 Jul
2021

IIA Board Meeting on 07/27/2021

Please be advised that our monthly board meeting will be next Tuesday, July 27th at 6 p.m.  Attached is a copy of the IIA Mask and Covid policies for your review.  Additionally, you will also find the copy of the board agenda.
 
Marybeth Chen is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: Board Meeting 7/27/21
Time: Jul 27, 2021 06:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

Join Zoom Meeting
https://zoom.us/j/96896326251?pwd=alFmUTZTaHRucWk3UFZNYUR1UDBuZz09


Meeting ID: 968 9632 6251
Passcode: 655146

Please contact me if you have any questions or concerns.
 

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16 Jul
2021

IIA Emergency Board Meeting - Friday, July 16th at 6 p.m.

Please be informed that there are additional items to the Special Board Meeting this Friday for IIA.  
 
Date:  July 16, 2021
Time:  6 p.m.
Board Agenda:  
 
Update from Superintendent on selection of Curriculum/Textbooks                                      
Action: Board Approval is Required
                
Discussion re: Brett Freeman as a candidate to add to our board           Action: Discuss, Motion, Vote
                
Approval of hiring Ms. Liz Hsueh                                          Action, Discuss, Motion, Vote
 
 
Marybeth Chen is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Join Zoom Meeting
https://zoom.us/j/93890466926?pwd=ellnT0YwZ2dDMk1IV0tMU0x3VnMyZz09

Meeting ID: 938 9046 6926
Passcode: 222956

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06 Jul
2021

Special Board Meeting - July 06 at 6:00PM

The NEW special board meeting date is on JULY 6TH, TUESDAY at 6 p.m.

Just a reminder that this is the Board Agenda:
a. Contract approval for Superintendent's salary
b. Approve the vendor Schools First Federal Credit Union to operate the 403b plan for IIA employees
c. Approve the Finance Committee - Doug, Michael (up to 2 more Board Members). Acknowledge the open position for board finance committee and ask the chairman to fill it.

Topic: Special Board Meeting
Time: Jul 7, 2021 06:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

Join Zoom Meeting
https://zoom.us/j/7626431946?pwd=Q1JNZkZvMDBwM3ZHeW9wRGxaWllIUT09

Meeting ID: 762 643 1946
Passcode: izNS8V

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29 Jun
2021

IIA Board Meeting on 6/29/2021

IIA Monthly Board Meeting

Tue Jun 29, 2021 6pm – 7pm (PDT)
Steven Chuang is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: IIA Monthly Board Meeting
Time: Jun 29, 2021 06:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

Join Zoom Meeting
https://zoom.us/j/7626431946?pwd=Q1JNZkZvMDBwM3ZHeW9wRGxaWllIUT09

Meeting ID: 762 643 1946
Passcode: izNS8V


IIA Board Meeting Agenda - Tuesday 06/29/2021
 
 
CALL TO ORDER  (6:00 PM)    
 
ROLL CALL                                   
                               
PUBLIC COMMENTS                    
 
CLOSED SESSION             Contract approval for Michael Scott; After School Program
                                   IIA’s status for the sponsorship for the H-1B work visa
                                                                
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE                    
 
APPROVE LAST MINUTES
 
UPDATE OF GOVERNANCE COMMITTEE AND NEW BOARD MEMBERS
Install new Board Members 
 
UPDATE FROM DR. SCOTT         
                                                           
CONSENT CALENDAR            1) Approve the Budget of $2,000 for the Grand
                                   Opening Ceremony, and $1000 for the 
                                   Donor's gifts
                                   2) Approve the purchase of the learning
                                    materials for After school program
                                   3) Approve the daytime custodian’s contract
                                   4) Approve the Mou Between IIA and
                                   Marymount University
                                   5) Approve the operation of our own “Wonder 
                                   Kids” After School program 
                                   6) Approve the Fiscal/Purchasing Policy,
                                   Resolution to establish a district number,
                                   resolution to establish a charter school fund,
                                   and charter school EFT resolution.
                                   7) Approve the 2021-2022 Board Meeting
                                   Calendar
                                   8) Approve the vendor Schools First Federal 
                                   Credit Union to operate the 403b plan
                                   for IIA employees
                                   9) Approve the TMG Copier rental
                                   10) Approve the Finance Committee-Doug, 
                                   Michael (up to 2 more Board Members)
                                   Acknowledge the open position for board
                                   Finance committee and ask Chairman to fill it.
                                   11) Approve the purchases of Mandarin, ELA,
                                   Math, Science, and Social Studies
                                   Textbooks.
                                   12) Approve Wilner and O’Riley Immigration
                                   Attorney contract
                                   13) Approve last version of petition accepted by
                                   Orange County Department of  Education
                                   14) Approve Hope International University MOU
                                                 
BOARD RECOMMENDATIONS
 
PUBLIC COMMENTS
 
ADJOURNMENT

Link to the Recorded Video  https://youtu.be/ZW_uMYDzRFU
 

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15 May
2021

05/15/2021 IIA Special Board Meeting at 9:00 AM

Topic: IIA Special Board Meeting
Time: May 15, 2021 09:00 AM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

Join Zoom Meeting
https://zoom.us/j/95859333854?pwd=ckJyTXQ5em1HTnFuRjFxaDRuamJaUT09

Meeting ID: 958 5933 3854
Passcode: 874523

IIA Special Board Meeting Agenda 05/15/2021

 

CALL TO ORDER  (9:00 AM)     

 

ROLL CALL                                           

                        

PUBLIC COMMENTS    

 

CLOSED SESSION                        Contract approval

New hires- School Office Assitant, TK, Sped,              

 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE                     

 

APPROVE LAST MINUTES        

 

UPDATE FROM DR. SCOTT              a. First PTA Board Meeting to kick off                                                          

                                                            b. Tentative plan for our July IIA Grand Opening Ceremony

                          c. Enrollment Update- Information packets will go out on July 1st, 2021    

                          

                                                            

                                                                                                                 

 

                    

CONSENT CALENDAR                a)CalPERS & CalSTRS Retirement Reporting Services Agreement 51545

                                                      b)Charter School Capital agreement (action)

                                                     c)Action - Employee handbook and contract form YM&C

                     d)Action - Cathay Bank (Daily school operation) and First General (foundation/PTA)

                                                      e)Approve Joleen Smith as the third authorized signer

                                                    f)Proposed Health Plan for IIA full-time employees

                                                   g)Discussion and potential action on the resolutions for the sale of receivables to Charter

                                                      School Capital

                                                  

                                             

 

                                                                                                                        

BOARD RECOMMENDATIONS

 

PUBLIC COMMENTS

 

ADJOURNMENT


Link to the recorded Video.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hKAcyW0Xoig




 

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05 May
2021

IIA Mentioned in Epoch Times Article

Orange County Board of Education, Trustee – Mari Barke shares about the important role Charter Schools play in education and mentions Irvine International Academy as the only FREE Mandarin-English Immersion program in Irvine. We are grateful for the partnership with OCBE. Watch from 24:00 minute mark forward for 5 minutes.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GYJQ_TJ5ZDw&t=1442s

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27 Apr
2021

IIA Monthly Board Meeting

Steven Chuang is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

6:00 PM on Tuesday, 4/27/2021

Join Zoom Meeting
https://zoom.us/j/99081293876?pwd=dFlRYXFyeHRFUGlCVmYvc0ZCYk5LQT09

Meeting ID: 990 8129 3876
Passcode: 515988


Link to the recorded Video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vJtCGrrV0jg&t=228s

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27 Apr
2021

IIA Monthly Board Meeting Agenda 04/27/2021

CALL TO ORDER (6:00 PM)

ROLL CALL

PUBLIC COMMENTS

CLOSED SESSION

  1. a. Approve 2021-22 teacher contracts and school office staff and Administrator’s contract.
  2. b. Employee Health Benefit (including dental and eye) in the amount of $6,000
  3. c. Purchase of school laptops

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

APPROVE LAST MINUTES

UPDATE FROM DR. SCOTT

  1. a. First PTA Board Meeting to kick off
  2. b. Tentative plan for our July IIA Grand Opening Ceremony
  3. c. Enrollment Update- Information packets will go out on July 1st, 2021

CONSENT CALENDAR

  1. 1. Approve the Lease Agreement of the EL Camino Real Site between IUSD and IIA
  2. 2. Approve the board policy for gifts/school donations.
  3. 3. Approve the contract between IIA and Raptor Technology

BOARD RECOMMENDATIONS

PUBLIC COMMENTS

ADJOURNMENT

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30 Mar
2021

IIA Monthly Board Meeting

IIA Monthly Board Meeting Agenda 03/30/2021


CALL TO ORDER  (6:00 PM)     

 

ROLL CALL                      Present                          

                                         Absent        

 

PUBLIC COMMENTS    

 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

                          

 

APPROVE LAST MINUTES        

 

UPDATE FROM DR. SCOTT             a. Current School Enrollment

                                                            b. Facility and Prop 39 Update

                          c. Status of Federal Grant writing

                          d. Update on Teacher hiring (Steven)

                                                            e. Application for CDE Revolving Loan (April 1st- April 30th)                                                                                                             


CONSENT CALENDAR                       1. Approve Negotiation with the PowerSchool SIS (up to $2,700)

                                                             2. Approve Board Policies regarding Grade Level Assignment in Year 1

                                                             3. Approval of LEA Assurances 

                                                             4. Approve budget for Measure Education and Training 

                                                             5. Acceptance of parent donation via IIA website or check

                                                             6. Approve purchase of a Zoom account that can host 500 guests ($500)

                                                             7. Book Grant application

                                                                                                                        

BOARD RECOMMENDATIONS

 

PUBLIC COMMENTS

 

ADJOURNMENT

 

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30 Mar
2021

IIA Monthly Board Meeting

Steven Chuang is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

6:00 PM on Tuesday, 3/30/2021

Join Zoom Meeting
https://zoom.us/j/96154638976?pwd=NGNadDFZSENsUk9sK1BmWnFycndzdz09

Meeting ID: 961 5463 8976
Passcode: WLsM2p


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z8t9S50d2iI

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02 Dec
2018

Top Schools of China Presentation

Dr. Scott presented the One-to-One Classroom™ to students at Xi’an Yi Lin School with Principal Luo Hu (family name goes first, then given name second). The student’s engagement response was tremendous and the principals from the 5 other associated schools are looking toward our return. Principal Luo’s school was chosen as a select, model program that China will be looking to find the top teachers of China.

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20 May
2021

5/20/2021 IIA Special Board Meeting at 6:30 PM

Topic: IIA Special Board Meeting on 5/20/2021
Time: May 20, 2021 06:30 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

Join Zoom Meeting
https://zoom.us/j/92840834654?pwd=YVBYSGUwTjFLV211Wm1YVkpzU2kzUT09

Meeting ID: 928 4083 4654
Passcode: 605708

IIA Special Board Meeting Agenda - Thursday 05/20/2021
 
 
CALL TO ORDER  (6:30 PM)    
 
ROLL CALL                                   
                               
PUBLIC COMMENTS                    
 
CLOSED SESSION                                  Contract approval for Michael Scott
 
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE                    
 
APPROVE LAST MINUTES          
 
UPDATE FROM DR. SCOTT      
    
                                                           
CONSENT CALENDAR                            1) Action – Move checking to Cathay Bank
 
                                                                   2) Action – Approve Election of Officers
                                                                                           (Annually)
 
                                                                        Doug Husen, JD – Chairman & President
 
                                                                        Joleen Smith, EdD – Vice President
 
                                                                        Glenn Rogers – Treasurer
 
                                                                        Edward Watson - Secretary
                                                                                                           
                                                 
BOARD RECOMMENDATIONS
 
PUBLIC COMMENTS
 
ADJOURNMENT                                        
 
 
 
 

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29 Jun
2021

06/29/2021 IIA Monthly Board Meeting