Children’s Kiva Montessori School

Elementary/Middle School - Board of Directors Meeting

June 26, 2017 at 5:15 pm – 18 Beech Street

  1. Work Session (5:15 - 6:00)
  1. Discussion of plan for Board Self-Evaluation
  2. Discussion of Strategic Plan
  3. Next steps moving forward for the 2017-18 school year

  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 – Kathy

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. Consent Agenda

  1. BOD Task Calendar

  1. Reports:

  1. BOD President
  1. Review of Annual Board Calendar

  1. Budget & Financial Oversight Committee
  1. Report

  1. Head of School - Susan
  1. Report
  2. Continuation of Board discussion

  1. Finance Director - Aaron
  1. Report
  2. Annual Appropriation
  3. Viability of a Kiva School Bus

  1. Building and Location Committee - Stacey
  1. Report
  2. Discussion of location plan
  3. Response from Montezuma County

  1. Additional Committee Reports
  1. Evaluation Committee - Chad
  2. Mission and Vision Committee

  1. External Networking Report(s)

  1. New Business

  1. BOD Report to Kiva Kids Newsletter

  1. Shared Board Information

  1. Calendaring
  1. Upcoming events
  1. Event, Date
  1. Next BOD meeting
  1. July 24 - Annual Meeting and Regular Meeting

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

  1. Review all current action items – Secretary

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

  1. Executive Session – C.R.S. 24-6-402 (4)(f)(1) discussion of personnel matters

  1. Adjournment

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