Children’s Kiva Montessori School

Elementary/Middle School - Board of Directors Meeting

March 16, 2015 @ 6:45pm – 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 - The 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 - Julie B

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 meeting’s action items – Tamia

  1. Reports:

  1. BOD President  (6:45-6:50)

ii. CLC conference

iii. Empire Electric grant

  1. Executive Director – Josh (6:50-7:10)

        i. AMS report

        ii. CLC conference

        iii. School updates

  1. Finance Committee -- Nate  (7:10-7:20)
  1. Preliminary Budget
  2. CLC conference

  1. Nominations Committee- Anna (7:20-7:25)
  1. SCYC youth member
  2. SWOS staff member

  1. Curriculum Committee - Anna (7:25-7:30)
  1. Help with Innovation Fair

  1. New Business.

  1. Calendaring – BOD President (7:35-7:40)
  1. Upcoming events
  1. Board Retreat
  2. March 24th Family Innovation Night
  3. Innovation Fair May 8th

  1. Next BOD meeting
  1. March 11, 2015, 6:30 PM

  1. Review all Action Items – Tamia (7:40-7:45)

XIII.         Executive Session --  (7:45-8:25)

i. Determining positions and development strategy for negotiations and instructing negotiators, 24-6-402(4)

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

  1. Adjournment

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