Children’s Kiva Montessori School

Elementary/Middle School - Board of Directors Meeting

Nov 16, 2015 at 5:30 PM – 25 Beech Street

NOTE:  This is a business meeting to discuss and approve outstanding business items which need to be addressed.  There will be no discussion of, nor action taken upon, the report of Rob Lee or ED Transition.

  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.

  1. Approval of Previous Minutes
  1. Joint Work Session - 10.19.15
  2. BOD Meeting - 10.19.15
  3. BOD Special Meeting - 10.23.15
  4. BOD Special Meeting - 10.29.15
  5. BOD Special Meeting - 11.09.15
  6. BOD Special Meeting - 11.11.15

  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 the board at

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

  1. Consent Agenda

  1. Board Business
  1. Approve CCSP Year Three Grant budget
  2. Approve Employee Handbook
  3. Approve revised 2015-16 budget reflecting additional READ Act and ELPA funds and modified expenditures
  4. BOD Email Address and Communication
  5. Agenda Items for Friday’s BOD meeting

  1. New Business

  1. Shared Board Information

  1. Calendaring
  1. Upcoming events
  1. Stone Soup - Wednesday, November 18 @ 5:30 pm, Calvin Denton Room
  1. Next BOD meeting
  1. Friday, November 20, 2015
  1. Executive Session 5:30 to 7 pm
  2. Regular Meeting at 7 pm
  1. December

  1. Review all Action Items – Tamia

  1. Items for Future Agenda(s)

  1. Adjournment

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