Our Governing Board

Board Meeting Agendas

Learn About Our Governing Board

Each of the 10 California Virtual Academies is governed by its own independent board of directors. Each board meets on a quarterly basis to oversee the management, operation, activities, and affairs of the school.

The Board of Trustees defines, composes, and revises (as needed) the policies of each the 10 California Virtual Academies and ensures compliance with its charter agreements and applicable laws and regulations.

The composition of the Board of Trustees for each of the 10 California Virtual Academies reflects the individual school's mission and vision. Consideration in the election to the Board of Trusties for any of the 10 California Virtual Academies includes the following:

  • Clear commitment to the mission and vision of the school and to the welfare of children
  • Experience working with a non-profit organization in some capacity
  • A reputation for and record of high integrity
  • A successful record of activity in education reform or community building
  • Willingness to serve in one of the following Board areas: policy development, planning, fiscal review, grant writing, staffing, community relations, or school development
  • Proven leadership abilities
  • Familiarity with educational technology
  • Leadership in the community across multiple sectors
  • Integrity and credibility in the community
  • A desire to help the children of California improve their educational prospects and character development
  • Professional educational and/or practical experience, including legal and financial expertise
  • A diversity of backgrounds, interests, and expertise