AGENDA

Children’s Kiva Montessori School

Children’s House - Board of Directors Meeting

07.17.17 at 5:00 PM – Children’s House, 1204 E. Empire

  1. Work Session (5:00 – 5:30pm)
  1. BOD Evaluation - Cayce
  2. Strategic Plan

  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 – The Early Childhood Program at Children’s Kiva Montessori School uses authentic Montessori methods in a safe and nurturing environment to inspire students’ sense of wonder, innate desire to work and learn, and positive engagement with their community.

Montessori Article Discussion – Alexia Mindfulness Practices in Education

Lead for next Montessori Article Discussion (TBD at meeting) -

  1. Approval of Previous Minutes

  1. Motion to Adopt Agenda

  1. Community Member Forum: Community members may use this time to speak to the board; five minute time cap please.  For discussion(s) that may take more time please contact Andrew Campo at andrew.campo@childrenskiva.org.

  1. Staff Comments: three minute time cap please.  For discussion(s) that may take more time please contact Andrew Campo at andrew.campo@childrenskiva.org.

  1. Consent Agenda
  1. Approve 17-18 Family Handbook
  2. Approve 17-18 CH Employee Handbook
  3. Approve the CH Finance Manual

  1. BOD Task Calendar
  1. July
  1. Adopt any changes to bylaws, and review every 3 years
  2. Appoint new board members
  1. Renew terms of board members staying:
  1. Tamia Hurst
  1. Private vote needed for Tamia Hurst to renew for a third, consecutive term.
  1. Gabi Morey
  1. Prepare for annual financial review
  2. Signed Board Agreement Letter - Tamia
  3. Signed Conflict of Interest - Tamia
  4. Oath of Office - Tamia
  1. August
  1. Staffing review (prepared by admin)
  2. BOD committees set annual goals 2-3 per year
  3. Review BOD evaluation goals/progress
  4. Back to School Night
  5. Review Strategic Plan

  1. Reports:

  1. BOD President (5:45 – 5:50)
  1. Exit interviews status
  2. Submitting reports by Wednesday evening

  1. Budget & Financial Oversight Committee (5:50 - 5:55)
  1. Report

  1. Children’s House Director (5:55 - 6:10)
  1. Report
  1. MOU Cost Share
  1. Receive feedback from CHD on evaluation process

  1. Finance Director (6:10 - 6:15)
  1. Report

  1. Unfinished Business

  1. New Business

  1. BOD Report for Monthly Newsletter

  1. Shared Board Information

  1. Items for Future Agenda(s) – BOD President
  1. BOD Task Calendar

  1. Calendaring
  1. Upcoming events
  1. Event, Date
  1. Next BOD meeting
  1. August 21, 2017 at 5:00 PM - Children’s House

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

  1. Review all Action Items – Tamia

  1. Adjournment

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