Children’s Kiva Montessori School

Children’s House - Board of Directors Meeting

2017.05.17 - 5:00 pm to 6:30pm  – Children’s House

  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 –

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

  1. Approval of Previous Meeting’s 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 Matt Clark at

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

  1. Consent Agenda

  1. BOD Task Calendar (5:05 – 5:20 pm)
  1. Discuss and approve Evaluation and performance goals for CHD
  2. Review BOD evaluation goals and/or progress
  3. Academic Calendar approval
  4. Approve Family Handbooks for next fiscal year
  5. Approve Employee Handbooks for next fiscal year

  1. Reports:

  1. BOD President (5:20 – 5:30pm)
  1. Report

  1. Budget & Financial Oversight Committee (5:40 – 5:50pm)
  1. Report

  1. Children’s House Director (5:50 – 6:00pm)
  1. Report

  1. Finance Director (6:00 – 6:10pm)
  1. Report

  1. Additional Committee Reports (uploaded to Google) (6:00 – 6:20pm)
  1. Mission and Vision Committee Report
  2. Nominations Committee Report and Discussion-

  1. Unfinished Business

  1. New Business
  1. Review and make next steps re. Sunshine Law
  2. Plan for refinancing note at DSB
  3. Strategic Plan

  1. BOD Report for Monthly Newsletter

  1. Shared Board Information

  1. Calendaring
  1. Upcoming events
  1. Kindergarten Bridge Ceremony - May 24th at 5 pm
  1. Next BOD meeting
  1. June 19th, 2017 at 5 pm

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

  1. Review all Action Items – Tamia

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

  1. Adjournment

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