AGENDA

Children’s Kiva Montessori School

Elementary/Middle School - Board of Directors Meeting

May 22, 2017 at 5:15 pm – 18 Beech Street

  1. Work Session (approximately 30 - 45 min)
  1. Grievance Process
  2. Revision of Evaluation Forms for Head of School and Finance Director
  1. Call to Order

  1. Roll Call

  1. Vision – Children’s Kiva Montessori School will provide a vibrant and engaging learning environment based on the teachings of Dr. Maria Montessori that supports all students’ academic excellence and ability to become empowered, creative, lifelong learners responsible for themselves, their community, and their environment. 

Mission – Children’s Kiva Montessori School uses authentic Montessori methods, Community-Based educational approaches, and integrated academics (STEAM) to support student academic success, responsibility, and independence.

Montessori Moment – Kelli

Volunteer for next Montessori Moment (TBD at meeting) -

  1. Approval of Previous Minutes
  1. 04.17.17 - Regular Meeting
  2. 04.19.17 - Executive Session
  3. 04.25.17 - Special Meeting
  4. 05.17.17 - Executive Session

  1. Motion to Adopt Agenda

  1. Community Member Forum: Community members may use this time to speak to the board; three minute time cap please.  For discussion(s) that may take more time please email the board at bod@kivacharter.org.

  1. Staff Comments: three minute time cap please.  For discussion(s) that may take more time please email the board at bod@kivacharter.org.

  1. BOD Task Calendar
  1. End of year HOS and FD review of Evaluation and Performance Goals (at next meeting)
  2. Receive feedback from HOS and FD on evaluation process (at next meeting)
  3. Lease Agreements 18 & 25 Beech (due June 1) (move to B&L committee)

  1. Reports:

  1. BOD President -  Nate
  1. Schedule work session / executive session re: staff evaluation / development
  2. Need a third committee member for Evaluation Committee
  3. Adoption of Grievance Process
  4. Adoption of new HOS and FD Evaluation documents

  1. Budget & Financial Oversight Committee - Chad
  1. Report

  1. Head of School - Susan
  1. Report
  2. Report on the Science of Fine Arts Fair
  3. Approval of Employee Handbook
  4. Approval of Finance Handbook
  5. Approval of school calendar for 2017-18

  1. Finance Director - Aaron
  1. Report
  2. Approval of 2017-18 Draft Budget
  3. Approval of 2016-17 Supplemental Budget
  4. Report on staff health insurance for 2017-18

  1. Building and Location Committee
  1. Report
  2. Determination of location plan for 2017-18 school year
  3. Approval to renew current lease agreements
  4. Approval of letter to Montezuma County Commissioners re: Justice Building
  5. Approval of letter to Laurie Haukness re: Calkins Building
  6. Approval of letter to RE-1 BOD re: Calkins Building
  7. Approval to proceed with Conditional Use Permit for additional space
  8. Approval to negotiate with landlord for lease for additional space
  1. Nominations and Board Development Committee
  1. Report
  2. Replacement shared Board member with CH
  1. Mission and Vision Committee
  1. Report
  2. Status report on Goals and Expectations document

  1. External Networking Report(s)

  1. New Business

  1. BOD Report to Kiva Kids Newsletter

  1. Shared Board Information

  1. Calendaring
  1. Upcoming events
  1. Last day of school, June 2
  1. Next BOD meeting
  1. June 26

  1. Status of previous meeting’s action items – Tamia

  1. Review all current action items – Tamia

  1. Community Member Forum: Community members may use this time to speak to the board; three minute time cap please.  For discussion(s) that may take more time please email the board at bod@kivacharter.org.

  1. Executive Session.  C.R.S. 26-6-402 (4)(f) - Personnel matters

  1. Adjournment

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