AGENDA

Children’s Kiva Montessori School

Elementary/Middle School - Board of Directors Meeting

December 18, 2017 at 5:15 pm – 18 Beech Street

  1. Call to order (5:15)

  1. Executive Session (5:15)

  1. Work Session (5:45 - 6:55)
  1. Strategic Plan

  1. 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 – Stacey

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. Reports:

  1. BOD President -  Nate
  1. Employee works / Employment contract
  2. Retreat
  3. Recruitment, Retention, and Enrollment Policy - Second Reading
  4. Registration for CLC conference

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

  1. Head of School - Susan
  1. Report
  2. Approve SAC questionnaire

  1. Finance Director - Aaron
  1. Report

  1. Fundraising Committee
  1. Report
  2. Annual Appeal

  1. Nominations and Board Development
  1. Report
  2. Joint Board Training: Strength’s Finder - March 12th at 6 pm
  3. 2018 CKMS BOD Self-Evaluation E/M S
  4. Recruitment of new board members
  1. Hiring and Evaluation Committee
  1. Send out 360 evaluations
  1. Building and Location Committee
  1. Report from Building Corp
  2. Division of responsibilities between our Board and Building Corp

  1. Master Calendar
  1. December
  1. Approve SAC Questionnaire
  2. Send out 360 Questions for
  1. HOS
  2. FD
  3. BOD
  1. Mid Year Board 360 Evaluation
  2. Register for CLC Conference
  1. January
  1. Review 360 Questions of Parents for
  1. BOD
  2. HOS
  3. FD
  1. Does support need to be provided to any members
  2. Mid Year HOS and FD Evaluations
  3. Review and approve Tax return
  4. Review and adjust BOD goals
  5. Board Retreat
  6. Annual Budget

  1. External Networking Report(s)

  1. New Business

  1. BOD Report to Kiva Kids Newsletter

  1. Shared Board Information
  2. 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. Items for Future Agenda(s) – BOD President
  1. Master Calendar

  1. Calendaring
  1. Upcoming events
  1. Winter Break, Dec 21-Jan 5
  2. MLK Day off, Jan 15
  1. Next BOD meeting
  1. January 29

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

  1. Review all current action items – Tamia

  1. Adjournment

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