AGENDA

Children’s Kiva Montessori School

Elementary/Middle School - Board of Directors Meeting

February 13 2017 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 – 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 bod@kivacharter.org.

  1. Staff Comments: three minute time cap please.  For discussion(s) that may take more time please email the board at bod@kivacharter.org.

  1. Education - Lexi
  1. Presentation of Maslow’s Theory regarding “Hierarchy of Needs”

  1. Building and Location Committee
  1. Report
  2. Next Steps
  3. Draft status letter to families

  1. BOD Task Calendar
  1. Review policy (Should this read “review existing policies”?)
  2. BOD Fundraising Event
  3. Colorado League of Charters Annual Conference

  1. Reports:

  1. BOD President -  Nate
  1. Second reading / discussion of unadopted policies
  1. Assessment Policy
  2. Kindergarten Scholarship Policy

  1. Head of School - Susan
  1. Report
  2. Approve Unified Improvement Plan
  1. Finance Director - Aaron
  1. Report
  2. Review financial reports
  3. Approve preliminary budget for 2017 - 2018

  1. External Networking Report(s)

  1. New Business

  1. BOD Report to Kiva Kids Newsletter

  1. Shared Board Information

  1. Calendaring
  1. Upcoming events

                February 20 - Presidents Day - No School

  1. March 3 PD day - no school
  2. March 7 P&Z hearing, not confirmed
  3. March 10 Parent / Teacher conferences
  4. March 20-24 Spring Break
  1. Next BOD meeting
  1. 03.13.17 @ 6:30 pm (note the date change due to Spring Break)

  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. Executive Session, if needed 

  1. Adjournment

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