Children’s Kiva Montessori School

Elementary/Middle School - Board of Directors Meeting

September 19, 2016 at 6:30 pm – 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 – Susan

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. BOD President - Nate
  1. Letter of Resignation from JenniLynn
  2. Need a plan to complete Board training by September 30

  1. Budget & Financial Oversight Committee - Chad
  1. Report
  2. Resolution to add Susan Likes as a signatory on our accounts
  3. Resolution to grant Aaron Knox ability to make informational requests regarding our accounts
  4. Resolution regarding DSB Change in Terms Agreement

  1. Head of School - Susan
  1. Report
  2. Opt-out form and info sheet
  3. Service project - Read-A-Thon

  1. Finance Director - Aaron
  1. Report

  1. SAC Committee - Susan
  1. Report
  1. Fundraising Committee - Kathy
  1. Report
  2. Second reading and final approval of new fundraising policy
  1. Nominations Committee - Julie
  1. Report
  1. Building and Location Committee - Julie
  1. Update on status of Justice Building

  1. New Business

  1. Shared Board Information

  1. Calendaring
  1. Upcoming events
  1. Montessori Philosophy Night, September 27
  1. Next BOD meeting
  1. October 17

  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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