bay view academy

Join the Board of Directors

The Bay View Academy charter school is governed by the Board of Directors of the Bay View Academy corporation, a non-profit, public benefit corporation. 

Bay View Academy is a 501c3 tax-exempt organization for both federal and state tax purposes. If you’re interested in joining our Board of Directors, please complete an online application. Paper applications can be printed and submitted to the BVA front office.

Bay View Academy

BVA is founded on the principles of Community, Innovation and Passion.

We are privileged to have almost 500 students, Kindergarten through 8th grade.

 

 

Mission & Vision

We build strong, collaborative relationships to fuel a diverse, inclusive community committed to lifelong learning.

We are empowered global citizens building meaningful lives and community.

Board Member Responsibilities

  • attendance at the monthly board meetings

  • attendance at relevant committee meetings

  • participation at various BVA events  

  • oversight of school finances, operations and academic programs

  • participation in fundraising and outreach

Board Committees

Academic Excellence Committee

Work with school leadership to define academic excellence. Ensure the optimal academic achievement of all BVA students. Define what the graduating BVA student looks like (whole child). Measure academic results against goals as stated in charter, LCAP, and by the Head of School and the Board. Proposes short, medium, and long-term strategies and programs that support academic excellence. The Academic Excellence Committee begins the process to create an academic strategic plan. This committee is also responsible for the LCAP process.

Development Committee

Work with school leadership to define academic excellence. Ensure the optimal academic achievement of all BVA students. Define what the graduating BVA student looks like (whole child). Measure academic results against goals as stated in charter, LCAP, and by the Head of School and the Board. Proposes short, medium, and long-term strategies and programs that support academic excellence. The Academic Excellence Committee begins the process to create an academic strategic plan. This committee is also responsible for the LCAP process.

Governance Committee

In coordination with the Head of School, assess existing governing structures to ensure that they reflect and operate on the Charter School’s core principles, mission and vision; to propose potential new governing structures that ensure the flexibility and innovation of the curriculum design for all BVA programs; to review present and future practices and policies; to ensure that the entire school works together and that the Board carries out its policy and oversight duties, while school managers implement it. Review practices and standards for all committees (e.g., hold open meetings, with agendas and promptly posted minutes). Develop Board tools and training, support administration, ensure proper processes for meetings, minutes and agendas. Recommend optimal operating structures, create and maintain policies. Oversees that the hiring process is in accordance with the charter.

Finance Committee

Reviews, analyzes and proposes budget spending and budget policies to the Board. Submits budget to authorizers as required. Supports audits and other projects as needed.

Students

Bilingual Staff

Staff & Teachers

Years Established

Contact Us

Lower School: 222 Casa Verde Way, Monterey, CA 93940

Upper School: 190 Seeno Street, Monterey, CA 93940

831-717-4630
Option 1 – Lower School
Option 2 – Upper School

831-920-0887 (fax)

Email: info@bayview-academy.org