About The Board

The Board will meet on a regular basis in accordance with the Brown Act. Method Schools will provide a means and opportunity for parents and the public in which to participate, attend or view the meetings in each county where the organization operates schools.

Method Schools Board of Directors aims to maintain a high level of commitment and participation from all of its members. These responsibilities are reflected in the Board approved Bylaws for Method Schools. Those members that demonstrate an inability to adhere to the approved responsibilities will be voted to be removed from the Board for the duration of the established term. Refer to the Method Schools bylaws for additional policies regarding the Board of Directors.

The responsibilities include but are not limited to:
94% Employee Satisfaction (2023)

Strategic planning

Uphold the mission of the School

Oversee the implementation of the charter

Adhere to the established bylaws of the School

Approve and monitor the school budget, fiscal reports and the School’s fiscal practices

Receive and review the annual school budget, fiscal reports and the School’s fiscal practices

Approve and monitor the School’s facility arrangements and plans

Approve Board policies

Take an active role in discussions and planning

Attend a minimum of 75% of Board meetings per year

Upcoming Meetings

To participate in board meetings, public input form must be completed prior to meeting.

Meet The Board

The Method Board of Directors features K-12 administrators, Business professionals, and parents who have both home schooled and enrolled their children in traditional K-12 schools.

Carolyn Andrews
Carolyn Andrews

President

Carolyn has worked in K-12 and Higher Ed for over 22 years. He...

Carolyn Andrews
Carolyn Andrews

President

Carolyn has worked in K-12 and Higher Ed for over 22 years. Her work experience includes teaching Higher Ed classes at Northern Illinois University and University of San Diego. Carolyn also has experience working in K12 Education. K12 experiences include teaching grades 1, 3, 4, and 5 at San Bernardino City Unified School District, working at the district office in SBCUSD conducting professional development for educators, writing grants and more. Carolyn’s experience also includes working at Educational Companies that include Apple, K12, Schoology, Pearson and Savvas. Carolyn currently works as Account Manager at Savvas partnering with school districts in Riverside and San Bernardino Counties on solutions such as textbooks and digital curriculum. Carolyn has ample experience in the field of education and offers great insight and expertise into blended models, such as Method Schools and could be a valuable asset to the organization.

Dr. Steven Dorsey
Dr. Steven Dorsey

Board Member

Dr. Steven A. Dorsey is currently an Executive Leadership Coac...

Dr. Steven Dorsey
Dr. Steven Dorsey

Board Member

Dr. Steven A. Dorsey is currently an Executive Leadership Coach, Equity for the San Diego County Office of Education. Dr. Dorsey has been an educational leader and professional for the last 24 years as a teacher, Assistant Principal, Elementary Principal, Middle School Principal, and High School Principal as well as holding District position of Pupil Service and Los Angeles County Office of Education position of Curriculum Instruction, Professional Development, and Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports. Equity has always been a priority assuring that schools have a commitment to ensure that every student receives what he or she needs to succeed, as defined by Nogera & Blankstein (2016). Prior to education, Dr. Dorsey worked in law enforcement as Deputy Sheriff and was a member of the Gang Unit and part of the state of California Prison Gang Task Force. He also worked as a salesman for Coca-Cola Company. He completed his Ed.D. in Educational Leadership at California State University at Fullerton (CSUF).

Dr. Dorsey has also taught Organizational Leadership for the Educational Leadership Department at CSUF for students attaining their MS in education and Administrative Credential. Steven has also been a Keynote speaker for the Panorama Education Virtual Summit and for the OWLS Learning Summit for Odysseyware an Edgenuity company focused on change, innovation and implementation. Dr. Dorsey is committed to equity and to developing students’ innovative problem-solving skills in order to truly succeed in today’s global world.

Shannon Clark
Shannon Clark

Secretary

Shannon Clark is a mother of 2 with 6 years’ experience as a p...

Shannon Clark
Shannon Clark

Secretary

Shannon Clark is a mother of 2 with 6 years’ experience as a parent in homeschooling and blended learning. She worked in the business and accounting field with responsibility ranging from general accounting to human resource management and the implementation of business policies and procedures. She was an active volunteer as a Girl Scout leader, softball coach and board member, classroom volunteer, and community organizer. Shannon was an active volunteer at the charter school her children attended, being awarded volunteer of the year in 2010 at Coastal Academy in Oceanside. While her children are now attending a more traditional school environment, Shannon continues to be an avid supporter of choice in education and independent study programs. She is currently working as a fitness instructor continuing to focus on inspiring people to learn and achieve their goals. Shannon is in the process of completing her bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in accounting. She is also a member of PEO, an organization that raises money for women in education providing opportunities for women to obtain their undergraduate and graduate degrees. After completing her bachelor’s degree, Shannon plans to obtain her CPA and continue working in the field of education to provide new and innovative opportunities for children and parents to pursue their educational goals.

Tyler Roberts
Tyler Roberts

Vice President

Tyler is lifecycle marketing professional with 20 years’ exper...

Tyler Roberts
Tyler Roberts

Vice President

Tyler is lifecycle marketing professional with 20 years’ experience in customer loyalty and retention. Currently employed as a Sr. Integrated Marketing Manager for T-Mobile, USA, Tyler has held similar marketing positions for Ancestry.com, 1-800 CONTACTS, and Echelon Fitness. Tyler received his B.S. in Business Management from Utah Valley University where he also served as President of the American Marketing Association. Tyler’s interests and hobbies include personal finance and investing, mountain biking, camping, cooking, and traveling. Tyler has lived all over the Western United States, and Southwest England and Wales. Tyler resides with his wife of 23 years and their children, being active in local education issues.

Gloria Vargas
Gloria Vargas

Board Member

Gloria has more than 20 years of experience in the nonprofit a...

Gloria Vargas
Gloria Vargas

Board Member

Gloria has more than 20 years of experience in the nonprofit and education arenas, specializing in serving the Latino community. As regional manager for Girl Scouts San Diego, she supervises a staff of professionals dedicated to recruiting and engaging girl and adult members; and develops strategic alliances with community groups, schools, and youth organizations. Her achievements include increasing council membership by four percent (the largest rise in five years) and establishing the region’s first Spanish-speaking troops. Gloria’s leadership was key to Girl Scouts of the USA’s first-ever Latina CEO spotlighting Girl Scouts San Diego’s successes in “best practice” videos created to show other councils how to reach the Latino population. Previously, Gloria was the assistant director at the UCSD’s Student Affirmative Action and Human Relations Programs, responsible for promoting student diversity and fostering multicultural understanding and awareness. Gloria’s experience also includes working as program director for Project Buscar — a YMCA/San Diego County of Social Services project designed to find permanent homes for special needs Latino foster children. Her work led to all 200 youth becoming adopted by loving families. Gloria holds a bachelor of arts degree in Spanish from the University of California, Irvine, and completed coursework for a master of arts in sociology from Humboldt State University. She is a committee member for the South County Economic Development Council, among other volunteer activities.

Document Center

Fiscal Year 2017-18
2018 Charter Petition (Dehesa)
Fiscal Year 2019-20
2019 Charter Petition (Acton)
Fiscal Year 2020-21
Board Meeting Minutes and Recording: June 8, 2021
Fiscal Year 2021-22
Board Meeting Minutes and Recording: August 10, 2021
Fiscal Year 2020-21
Board Meeting Minutes and Recording: May 26, 2021
Fiscal Year 2020-21
Board Meeting Minutes and Recording: March 9, 2021
Fiscal Year 2020-21
Board Meeting Minutes and Recording: December 8, 2020
Fiscal Year 2020-21
Board Meeting Minutes and Recording: September 22, 2020
Fiscal Year 2020-21
Board Meeting Minutes and Recording: September 15, 2020
Fiscal Year 2020-21
Method Schools LA, FY 21
Fiscal Year 2020-21
Method Schools, FY 21
Fiscal Year 2021-22
Method Schools LA, FY 22
Fiscal Year 2021-22
Method Schools, FY 22
Fiscal Year 2021-22
2021-22 Method Schools, LA- LCAP
Fiscal Year 2021-22
2021-22 Method Schools- LCAP
Fiscal Year 2020-21
LCP: Method Schools
Fiscal Year 2020-21
LCP: Method Schools, LA
Fiscal Year 2019-20
Board Meeting Minutes and Recording: June 9, 2020
Fiscal Year 2019-20
Board Meeting Minutes and Recording: March 30, 2020
Fiscal Year 2019-20
Board Meeting Minutes and Recording: March 10, 2020
Fiscal Year 2019-20
Board Meeting Agenda and Recording: December 10, 2019
Fiscal Year 2019-20
Board Meeting Minutes and Recording: November 19, 2019
Fiscal Year 2019-20
Board Meeting Minutes and Recording: September 10, 2019
Fiscal Year 2019-20
Board Meeting Agenda: August 20, 2019
Fiscal Year 2018-19
Board Meeting Minutes: June 11, 2019
Fiscal Year 2018-19
Board Meeting Minutes: June 5, 2019
Fiscal Year 2018-19
Board Meeting Minutes: March 12, 2019
Fiscal Year 2018-19
Board Meeting Minutes: December 11, 2018
Fiscal Year 2018-19
Board Meeting Minutes: September 11, 2018
Fiscal Year 2017-18
Board Meeting Minutes: June 19, 2018
Fiscal Year 2017-18
Board Meeting Minutes: June 12, 2018
Fiscal Year 2017-18
Board Meeting Minutes: March 15, 2018
Fiscal Year 2017-18
Board Meeting Minutes: December 27, 2017
Fiscal Year 2017-18
Board Meeting Minutes: December 12, 2017
Fiscal Year 2017-18
Board Meeting Minutes: September 26, 2017
Fiscal Year 2017-18
Board Meeting Minutes: September 13, 2017
Fiscal Year 2016-17
Board Meeting Minutes: June 20, 2017
Fiscal Year 2016-17
Board Meeting Minutes: June 14, 2017
Fiscal Year 2016-17
Board Meeting Minutes: March 9, 2017
Fiscal Year 2018-19
2019 Audit Engagement Letter
Fiscal Year 2017-18
2017-18 Audit Report
Fiscal Year 2016-17
2016-17 Audit Report
Fiscal Year 2015-16
2015-16 Audit Report
Fiscal Year 2016-17
2016-17 Method Schools P1 Report
Fiscal Year 2016-17
2016-17 Method Schools, LAK8 P1 Report
Fiscal Year 2016-17
2016-17 Method High, LA P1 Report
Fiscal Year 2016-17
2016-17 Method Schools P2 Report
Fiscal Year 2016-17
2016-17 Method Schools, LAK8 P2 Report
Fiscal Year 2016-17
2016-17 Method High, LA P2 Report
Fiscal Year 2016-17
Method Schools P-Annual Report
Fiscal Year 2016-17
Method High, LA P-Annual Report
Fiscal Year 2016-17
Method Schools, LAK8 P-Annual Report
Fiscal Year 2017-18
2017-18 Method Schools P1 Report
Fiscal Year 2017-18
2017-18 Method High, LA P1 Report
Fiscal Year 2017-18
2017-18 Method Schools, LAK8 P1 Report
Fiscal Year 2017-18
2017-18 Method Schools P2 Report
Fiscal Year 2017-18
2017-18 Method High, LA P2 Report
Fiscal Year 2017-18
2017-18 Method Schools, LAK8 P2 Report
Fiscal Year 2017-18
Method Schools P-Annual Report
Fiscal Year 2017-18
Method Schools, LA P-Annual Report
Fiscal Year 2017-18
Method Schools, LAK8 P-Annual Report
Fiscal Year 2018-19
2018-19 Method Schools P1 Report
Fiscal Year 2018-19
2018-19 Method Schools, LA P1 Report
Fiscal Year 2018-19
2018-19 Method Schools P2 Report
Fiscal Year 2018-19
2018-19 Method Schools, LA P2 Report
Fiscal Year 2018-19
Method Schools P-Annual Report
Fiscal Year 2018-19
Method Schools, LA P-Annual Report
Fiscal Year 2019-20
2019-20 Method Schools P2 Report
Fiscal Year 2019-20
2019-20 Method Schools, LA P2 Report
Fiscal Year 2018-19
Method Schools LA, FY 19
Fiscal Year 2018-19
Method Schools, FY 19
Fiscal Year 2017-18
SARC Report: Method Schools 2017-18
Fiscal Year 2017-18
SARC Report: Method Schools, LA 2017-18
Fiscal Year 2018-19
SARC Report: Method Schools 2018-19
Fiscal Year 2018-19
SARC Report: Method Schools, LA 2018-19
Fiscal Year 2019-20
SARC Report: Method Schools 2019-20
Fiscal Year 2019-20
SARC Report: Method Schools, LA 2019-20
Fiscal Year 2019-20
2019-20 Method Schools, LA - LCAP
Fiscal Year 2019-20
2019-20 Method Schools - LCAP
Fiscal Year
COVID-19 Report, Method Schools
Fiscal Year
COVID-19 Report Method Schools
Fiscal Year 2021-22
Board Meeting Agenda: September 21, 2021
Fiscal Year 2021-22
Board Meeting Minutes and Recording: September 21, 2021
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Health and Safety Policy
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Conflict of Interest Policy
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3010 Fiscal Procedures Policy
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Student Discipline/Suspension Expulsion Policy
Fiscal Year 2023-24
Parent/Student Handbook
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Purchasing Procedures
Fiscal Year 2021-22
Grade Change Application
Fiscal Year 2021-22
Grade Retention Policy
Fiscal Year 2021-22
Board Meeting Agenda and Packet: November 16, 2021
Fiscal Year 2021-22
Board Meeting Minutes and Recording: November 16th, 2021
Fiscal Year All
Concurrent Employment Policy
Fiscal Year 2022-23
Independent Study Policy
Fiscal Year All
Tiered Reengagement Policy
Fiscal Year All
Investment Policy
Fiscal Year All
Uniform Complaint Procedure Policy and Form
Fiscal Year 2021-22
Board Meeting Agenda and Packet: December 14, 2021
Fiscal Year 2021-22
Board Meeting Minutes and Recording: December 14, 2021
Fiscal Year 2020-21
SARC, Method Schools
Fiscal Year 2020-21
SARC, Method Schools LA
Fiscal Year 2021-22
Board Meeting Agenda and Packet: February 15, 2022
Fiscal Year 2021-22
Board Meeting Minutes and Recording: February 15, 2022
Fiscal Year 2021-22
2021-22 Method Schools - LCAP
Fiscal Year 2021-22
2021-22 Method Schools, LA - LCAP
Fiscal Year 2021-22
Board Meeting Agenda and Packet: March 15, 2022
Fiscal Year 2021-22
Board Meeting Minutes and Recording: March 15, 2022
Fiscal Year 2021-22
Board Meeting Agenda and Packet: April 12, 2022
Fiscal Year 2021-22
Board Meeting Minutes and Recording: April 12, 2022
Fiscal Year All
Paid Time Off Policy
Fiscal Year 2023-24
2023-24 Academic Calendar
Fiscal Year All
Graduation Requirements Per Pathway
Fiscal Year 2021-22
Board Meeting Agenda and Packet: May 17, 2022
Fiscal Year All
Enrollment Complaint Form- Dehesa School District
Fiscal Year All
Enrollment Complaint Form- Acton-Agua Dulce Unified School District
Fiscal Year 2020-21
2020-21 Audit Report
Fiscal Year 2021-22
Board Meeting Minutes and Recording: May 17, 2022
Fiscal Year 2021-22
[June 1, 2022] Board Meeting: Agenda and Packet
Fiscal Year 2022-23
2022-23 Method Schools, LA- LCAP
Fiscal Year 2022-23
2022-23 Method Schools- LCAP
Fiscal Year 2021-22
Method Schools, FY 22
Fiscal Year 2021-22
Method Schools LA, FY 22
Fiscal Year All
Promotion/Retention Policy
Fiscal Year All
CTE Work Experience Education (WEE) Program
Fiscal Year 2021-22
[June 1, 2022] Board Meeting: Minutes and Recording
Fiscal Year 2021-22
EPA Resolution, Method Schools LA, 21-22
Fiscal Year 2021-22
EPA Resolution, Method Schools, 21-22
Fiscal Year 2022-23
[July 12, 2022] Board Meeting: Agenda and Packet
Fiscal Year 2022-23
[July 12, 2022] Board Meeting: Minutes and Recording
Fiscal Year All
3050 Asset/Equipment Care and Return Policy
Fiscal Year 2022-23
[August 9, 2022] Board Meeting: Agenda and Packet
Fiscal Year 2022-23
[August 9, 2022] Board Meeting: Minutes and Recording
Fiscal Year 2022-23
[September 12, 2022] Board Meeting: Agenda and Packet
Fiscal Year 2022-23
[September 12, 2022] Board Meeting: Minutes and Recording
Fiscal Year 2022-23
[October 11, 2022] Board Meeting: Agenda and Packet
Fiscal Year 2022-23
[October 11, 2022] Board Meeting: Minutes and Recording
Fiscal Year 2022-23
[November 8, 2022] Board Meeting: Agenda and Packet
Fiscal Year 2022-23
[November 8, 2022] Board Meeting: Minutes and Recording
Fiscal Year 2022-23
[December 13, 2022] Board Meeting: Agenda and Packet
Fiscal Year 2021-22
2021-22 Audit Report
Fiscal Year 2022-23
[December 13, 2022] Board Meeting: Minutes and Recording
Fiscal Year 2022-23
[March 7, 2023] Board Meeting: Agenda and Packet
Fiscal Year 2022-23
2023 Audit Engagement Letter
Fiscal Year 2022-23
[March 7, 2023] Board Meeting: Minutes and Recording
Fiscal Year 2022-23
[CANCELED: May, 23 2023] Board Meeting: Agenda and Packet
Fiscal Year 2022-23
[June 15, 2023] Board Meeting: Agenda and Packet
Fiscal Year All
4170 Teacher Credential Requirements
Fiscal Year 2022-23
EPA Resolution, Method Schools, FY 23
Fiscal Year 2022-23
EPA Resolution, Method Schools LA, FY 23
Fiscal Year 2023-24
2023-24 Method Schools- LCAP
Fiscal Year 2023-24
2023-24 Method Schools, LA- LCAP
Fiscal Year 2023-24
23-24 Employee Handbook
Fiscal Year 2022-23
[June 15, 2023] Board Meeting: Minutes and Recording
Fiscal Year 2022-23
2022-23 Method Schools- SARC
Fiscal Year 2022-23
2022-23 Method Schools, LA- SARC
Fiscal Year All
Employee Interactions Policy
Fiscal Year All
Homeless Youth
Fiscal Year All
Bullying and Intimidation
Fiscal Year All
Suicide Prevention Policy
Fiscal Year 2023-24
March 2024 Board Agenda
Fiscal Year 2023-24
December 2023 Board Agenda
Fiscal Year 2023-24
September 2023 Board Agenda
Fiscal Year 2023-24
September 2023 Minutes
Fiscal Year 2023-24
December 2023 Minutes
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March 2024 Minutes
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MethodSchools Charter School Complaint FormForm
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Method Schools, LA Charter School Complaint Form
Fiscal Year 2023-24
[June 13, 2024] Board Meeting: Agenda and Packet
Fiscal Year 2023-24
June 2024 Minutes
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