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Governing and Advisory Boards

The University of Texas-University Charter School Governing and Advisory Boards
 
 
The Sponsoring Entity and Charter Holder of the University of Texas-University Charter School (UT-UCS) is The University of Texas at Austin. The Board of Regents of the University of Texas System is the Governing Body for UT-UCS. The members of the Board of Regents are listed here.
 
 
Responsibility for oversight and supervision of the  charter school has been delegated from the President to Vice President of the Division of Diversity and Community Engagement.
 
 
Members of the Advisory Board
 
 
Jennifer W. Maedgen, Ph.D. - Chair  
 
Elvia Rosales, MPA, CPA -  Vice-Chair 
 
Judith Loredo, Ph.D. - Member  
 
Octavio N. Martinez, M.D. - Member   
 
David Anderson, Ph.D. - Member  
 
Linda Addicks, - Member
 
Melissa M. Chavez, Ph.D., Superintendent - Non-Voting  
 
 
About the Advisory Board:
 
 
The Advisory Board of the University of Texas-University Charter School is appointed by the President of the University of Texas at Austin to advise and make recommendations to the Vice President of the Division of Diversity and Community Engagement on matters related to the management, operation, and accountability of UT-UCS that include but are not limited to:
  • Implementation and evaluation of long and short term policy and programs of UT-UCS to assure its continuous improvement and educational excellence;
  • The annual operating and capital budgets;
  • Recruitment and selection of Superintendent candidates; recommendation of finalists to the CEO;
  • Generation of Advisory Board nominees; recommendations of new Board appointees to the CEO;
  • Monthly monitoring of budgets to identify and explore significant variances;
  • Facility contracts, Student Information Guide, and the Student Code of Conduct;
  • The annual external audit of UT-UCS financial statements;
  • Review and make recommendations concerning the annual report submitted to the President of The University of Texas at Austin;
  • Review parental grievances that the Superintendent is unable to resolve at the school level; and
  • Review and/or make recommendations concerning any other reports or items required by state or federal law.
All members of the Advisory Board are expected to attend monthly Advisory Board meetings. All members of the Advisory Board are required to participate in training as required by Chap. 100, Sec. 100.1102 of the Commissioner’s Rules.
 
 
 
Board Meetings
 
 
The Advisory Board shall meet every other month unless the Advisory Board Chair, in consultation with the Superintendent, determines a meeting is unnecessary. Written notices of all meetings stating the date, place, agenda, and time shall be sent by UT-UCS administrative staff to each member of the Board prior to such meetings. All Advisory Board meeting occur at 11:30 am at The University if Texas Elementary School on the following dates: 
 
August 10, 2016
October 5, 2016
January 11, 2017
March 1, 2017
May 3, 2017
 
Past Agendas & Meetings »