AGENDA

Children’s Kiva Montessori School

Elementary/Middle School - Board of Directors Annual Retreat

Saturday, January 26, 2019 from 9 am to 4 pm at 11033 Road 29, Cortez

  1. Call to Order
  2. 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.

  1. Motion to Adopt Agenda

  1. Business
  1. Meaningful way to thank Crow Canyon (9:00 - 9:15)
  2. Overall structure of the organization, including best practices in procedures, responsibilities, internal controls.  Review hyperlink below prior to meeting: (9:15 - 11:15)
  1. Board Development Resources
  1. Focus specifically on Onward! Keep your Nonprofit safe and sound.
  1. Committee Assignments and Goals: Committee Chairs to prepare suggested actions to support best practices in procedures, responsibilities, internal controls as suggested in Onward! document.
  1. Executive Committee - Kelli
  2. Finance Committee - Cayce
  3. Hiring and Evaluation Committee - Cayce
  4. Board Development - Tamia
  5. School Accountability Committee - Jon
  6. Fundraising Committee - Melissa
  7. Building and Location - Stacey
  1. Administrative and Operational Level Goals:
  1. Priorities and Action Plan - Jon
  2. Financial Management: Provide overview of Visions and a detailed report of current level of completion - Urulu
  1. Succession Plan (11:15 - 12:00)
  1. Board of Directors
  2. HOS
  3. FD
  1. Lunch Break (12:00 - 12:30)
  2. School Culture Goals (12:30 - 1:30)
  1. Revisit Community Goals and Expectations
  2. UIP Snapshot: Board Development
  3. Discussion of Mission
  4. Relationship with CH
  1. 2019 CKMS Board Self Evaluation (1:30 - 2:00)
  2. Outline for Goals for strategic Plan to be tasked out (2:00 - 2:45)
  3. Master Calendar / Work Session Calendar (2:45 - 3:15)
  4. Next Steps Moving Forward (3:15 - 3:45)
  1. Annual Appeal
  2. Recruitment of Board Members - where are we at with the sitting board

  1. New Business

  1. Calendaring
  1. Upcoming events
  1. Next BOD meeting
  1. E/M S Regular Board Meeting - 5:30 pm (Work Session), 7 pm (Regular Meeting) on Monday, January 28, 2019 at Children’s House

  1. Review all current action items – Tamia

  1. Adjournment

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