Children’s Kiva Montessori School

Elementary/Middle School - Board of Directors Meeting

November 14, 2016 at 6:00PM – 18 Beech Street

  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 – Chad

Volunteer for next Montessori Moment (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; three minute time cap please.  For discussion(s) that may take more time please email the board at

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

  1. Reports:

  1. Nominations Committee
  1. Report
  2. Current applicant
  1. BOD President -  Nate
  1. HOS / FD Evaluation
  2. Need to update website with correct dates, etc
  3. Retreat scheduling

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

  1. Building and Location Committee (Start at 6:30)
  1. Report
  1. Lori Hendrick Call-in at 7:00 to present the audit

  1. Head of School - Susan
  1. Report
  2. Resource letter presented for approval
  3. Finance Manual presented for review
  4. Parent Survey presented for review

  1. Finance Director - Aaron
  1. Report

  1. Development and Fundraising Committee
  1. Book Fair Report
  2. Annual Appeal
  1. Susan’s letter
  2. Process and implementation

  1. New Business

  1. Shared Board Information

  1. Calendaring
  1. Upcoming events
  1. Dec Finance Committee date change to Dec 8
  1. Next BOD meeting
  1. December 12, 2016

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

  1. Review all current action items – Tamia

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

  1. Adjournment

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