21stCenturyLearners

Technology support and meal distribution over winter break

Hello Catalyst families,

We hope that you are safe, healthy, and are doing well. In anticipation if the upcoming winter break from 12/19/20 through 1/5/2021, we want to make you aware of the items below: 

Food Distribution:

Normal meal distribution will continue on Mondays and Wednesdays between 10:00am – 1:00pm during break.

Technology Assistance:

When school is in session before and after break, if you are having an issue with your Catalyst issued device please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  If you have a technology emergency situation (such as no internet at home or if your Google meet is not working to reach a class), you can call 773-527-7330 for assistance.

 Please stay safe and reach out to the school or network teams with any support we can provide. 

Catalyst Board of Directors November 23, 2020 Meeting Agenda

The Catalyst Board of Directors will hold a meeting November 23, 2020 from 3:00-5:30 pm. The agenda and meeting information are below. If you have questions, please contact Catalyst's Director of Administration Michael Kasang at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Catalyst Schools- Board of Directors Meeting

November 23, 2020 3:00- 5:30 PM

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*3:00-3:15- Welcome: Dr. Colleen Reardon, Chair and Mr. Gordon Hannon, CEO

  • Review of agenda
  • Review and vote for approval of September 28, 2020 Board of Directors meeting minutes; November 12, 2020 Finance Committee meeting minutes, and October 30, 2020 Academic Committee meeting minutes
  • Review and vote on initial three-year term to Catalyst Board of Directors for Monica Smith

*3:15-3:30- Reflection on recent Symposium on Racial Reconciliation held in the KCA

*3:30-3:40 -Public comment (limited to 2 minutes per speaker)

*3:40-4:00 - Finance and Strategic Issues Committee: Mr. Steve Brown

  • FY20 audits update
  • FY21 budget YTD
  • KCA campaign closure and Austin Renaissance Council update

*4:00-4:20 Academic Committee: Dr. Catherine Burns

*4:20-5:30- Independent board compliance trainings

 

Catalyst Finance Committee Meeting 11.12.2020

The Catalyst Board of Directors' Finance Committee will hold a meetings to review the following on November 12, 2020 at 10:00 am

    1. FY20 Audit review with RSM
    2. FY21 Q1 financials
    3. PPP
    4. KCA campaign loan payoff and refinancing possibilities

This meeting will be held by viceo conference- please contact Catalyst's Director of Administration Michael Kasang at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.or 773-295-7001 for conference call information.  

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Please join our efforts as a champion for changing lives at The Catalyst Schools. If you would like to speak with a Catalyst staff member about your donation, please call us at 773-295-7001.