Oregon Connections Academy School Board 

About the School Board

Oregon Connections Academy (ORCA), is a virtual public charter school authorized by the Santiam Canyon School District. The school is operated by Oregon Connections Academy, a nonprofit corporation that oversees the school. The school is governed by an independent Board of Directors and all meetings are open to the public

The Board has elected to contract with Connections Academy of Oregon, LLC to provide the school's educational program and other services. You can learn more about ORCA by visiting the school home page.

School Board Meetings

By adopting a regular meeting schedule, ORCA’s school board meetings are in compliance with Oregon’s open meeting laws, making them open and available to the public. These meetings are usually held at the school offices:

Oregon Connections Academy
833 NW Santiam Boulevard
Mill City, OR, 97360

All meeting dates listed below are planned for the 2017-18 school year, and additional meetings may be added as they are scheduled throughout the year. For the official posting of board meeting notices, check our school offices, as this website is not an official posting location for these meeting notices. We will, however, update dates on this page as new meetings are added.

Meeting Dates and Agendas

2017–18 ORCA Board Meetings

  • 2017–18 ORCA Board Meeting Schedule
    (View Schedule)
  • August 30, 2017 Board Meeting
    (View Agenda)
  • August 30, 2017 Board Training
    (View Agenda)
  • September 28, 2017 Board Meeting
    (View Agenda)
  • October 19, 2017 Board Meeting
    (View Agenda)
  • November 16, 2017 Board Meeting
    ( Cancelled )
  • November 30, 2017 Board Meeting
    (View Agenda)
  • January 25, 2018 Board Meeting
    (View Agenda)
  • February 22, 2018 Board Meeting
    ( Cancelled )
  • February 28, 2018 Board Meeting
    (View Agenda)
  • April 26, 2018 Board Meeting
    (View Agenda)
  • May 1, 2018 Special Board Meeting
    ( Cancelled )
  • May 8, 2018 Strategic Planning Agenda
    (View Agenda)
  • May 24, 2018 Board Agenda
    (View Agenda)
  • June 27, 2018 Annual Board Meeting Agenda
    (View Agenda)

ORCA Board Meeting Archives

Meeting Participation

You are always welcome to attend board meetings in person. If you wish to address the board and are not able to attend a meeting in person, you will be provided with the opportunity to address the board via telephone. Please review our complete public comment policy for more information and instructions.

Board meeting minutes are public records that may be obtained by a written request and will include processing charges as permitted by law. Please review our complete public records request form for more information and instructions.