AGENDA

Children’s Kiva Montessori School

Children’s House - Board of Directors Meeting

08.21.17 at 5:00 PM – Children’s House, 1204 E. Empire

  1. Work Session (5:00 – 5:30pm)
  1. Board Evaluation Review
  2. Children’s House Strategic Plan - Cayce
  1. Value
  2. Championing the Cause

  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 – Alexia A New Definition of Rigor

Lead for next Montessori Article Discussion (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; five minute time cap please.  For discussion(s) that may take more time please contact Andrew Campo at andrew.campo@childrenskiva.org.

  1. Staff Comments: three minute time cap please.  For discussion(s) that may take more time please contact Andrew Campo at andrew.campo@childrenskiva.org.

  1. Consent Agenda - Not Applicable for this Meeting

  1. BOD Task Calendar
  1. September
  1. Enrollment updates
  2. Academic progress and priorities review including Montessori and state student achievement goals (UIP)
  3. Student evaluation reporting plan for year (policy review once created) test results, portfolios, and projects
  1. Reports:

  1. BOD President (5:45 – 5:50)
  1. Exit interviews status

  1. Budget & Financial Oversight Committee (5:50 - 5:55)
  1. Report

  1. Children’s House Director (5:55 - 6:10)
  1. Report
  1. Staffing Review

  1. Finance Director (6:10 - 6:15)
  1. Report

  1. Nominations and Board Development Committee (6:15 - 6:25)
  1. Report
  2. Board Matrix Worksheets

  1. Unfinished Business

  1. New Business
  1. Google for Education - Tamia  (6:25 - 6:30)
  2. Reminder: committees set annual goals, 2-3 per year

  1. BOD Report for Monthly Newsletter

  1. Shared Board Information

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

  1. Calendaring
  1. Upcoming events
  1. Back to School Night
  1. Next BOD meeting
  1. September 18, 2017 at 5:00 PM - Children’s House

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

  1. Review all Action Items – Tamia

  1. Adjournment

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