Children’s Kiva Montessori School

Children’s House - Board of Directors Meeting

2017.04.17 at 5:00pm – E/MS

  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 Minutes
  1. 03.13.17 - Regular CH BOD Meeting Minutes
  2. 03.13.17 - Joint Board Meeting 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. 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. Switch to new Google for Edu.

  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)
  1. Fundraising Committee Report
  2. Mission and Vision Committee Report
  3. Nominations Committee Report (Verbal)

  1. New Business

  1. BOD Report for Monthly Newsletter

  1. Shared Board Information

  1. Calendaring
  1. Upcoming events
  1. April 20th - Children’s House celebrates Earth Day
  2. April 29th from 9am to 2pm - Early Childhood Festival @ Parque de Vida
  3. April 29th - PTO Spring Yard Sale @ Children’s House
  1. Next BOD meeting
  1. May 15, 2017

  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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