Childrens Kiva Montessori School

Elementary/Middle School - Board of Directors Meeting

10/13/14 at 7:20 pm – Beech Street

  1. Call to Order

  1. Roll Call

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

Mission - The Childrens 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  Julie Bell

Next Montessori Moment:

  1. Approval of Previous Minutes

  1. Motion to adopt agenda (with any needed changes)

  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 Julie Suckla at

  1. Status of previous meetings action items – Tamia

  1. Consent Agenda (7:25-7:30)
  1. Approval of Updated Parent Handbook
  1. SAC policy approval
  2. CKMS 01 Checking Account Resolution
  3. Resolution for Audit Exemption
  4. Approve Fundraising Approval Handout

  1. Reports:

  1. BOD President (Specific Time i.e. 7:30 – 7:35)
  1. Using Googledocs
  2. Interest in graphics identity committee to Matt by Oct. 17th, Meeting on the 20th.

  1. Budget & Financial Oversight Committee (7:35-7:40)
  1. Report

  1. Executive Director (7:40-7:50)
  1. School Accountability Committee (SAC)
  1. Elem/Middle Board Member
  2. Training Oct. 16th, Durango

ii. Approval to accept $1300 Donation

iii. Report

  1. Business Manager (7:50-8:00)
  1. MOU/Purchase Services

        g. Development & Fundraising Committee (8:00-8:05)

                ii. $15,000 budget line item for Fundraising needs met this year

                iii. fundraising schedule review

        h. Mission/Vision Committee (8:05-8:10)

                i. Review Attachment

  1. New Business

  1. Calendaring (8:10-8:15)
  1. Upcoming events
  1. Re-1 Board of Education Meeting
  1. Next BOD meeting
  1. November 10, 2014

  1. Review all Action Items Tamia

  1. Items for Future Agenda(s) BOD President

  1. Executive Session To discuss Personnel Matters CRS 24-6-402 (4) (8:15-8:30)

  1. Adjournment

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