Children’s Kiva Montessori School

Elementary/Middle School - Board of Directors Meeting

September 25, 2017 at 5:30 pm – 18 Beech Street

  1. Work Session - 5:30 pm
  1. FD Evaluation rubric (30 min)
  2. Develop Board Calendar (30 min)
  3. Work on Strategic Plan (30 min)

  1. Call to Order - 7:00 pm
  2. Pledge of Allegiance

  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

  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. Report

  1. Budget & Financial Oversight Committee - Chad
  1. Report

  1. Head of School - Susan
  1. Report

  1. Finance Director - Aaron
  1. Report
  2. Review financial statements
  3. Status of MOU with Children’s House
  4. Finance Director Goals, Draft Rubric and 360 Questions

  1. Building & Location Committee (Stacey)
  1. Report
  1. Fundraising Committee (Kathy)
  1. Report
  1. Nominations and Board Development Committee (Kelli or Tamia)
  1. Report

  1. Report on Healthy Schools seminar (Tamia and Stacey)

  1. External Networking Report(s)

  1. New Business

  1. BOD Report to Kiva Kids Newsletter

  1. Shared Board Information

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

  1. Calendaring
  1. Upcoming events
  1. Montessori Philosophy Night, October 10
  1. Next BOD meeting
  1. October 23

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

  1. Review all current action items – Tamia

  1. Executive Session

C.R.S. 24-6-402(a) The purchase, acquisition, lease, transfer, or sale of any real, personal, or other property interest; except that no executive session shall be held for the purpose of concealing the fact that a member of the local public body has a personal interest in such purchase, acquisition, lease, transfer, or sale;

C.R.S. 24-6-402(e) Determining positions relative to matters that may be subject to negotiations; developing strategy for negotiations; and instructing negotiators

  1. Adjournment

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