AGENDA

Children’s Kiva Montessori School

Elementary/Middle School - Board of Directors Meeting

Monday, March 19 at 5:30 pm – 18 Beech Street

  1. Work Session - 5:30
  1. Prioritize subjects for future work sessions and set schedule

  1. Call to Order - 6:15

  1. Executive Session - Pursuant to C.R.S. 24-6-402 (4)(f)(I) to discuss a personnel matter
  2. Regular Meeting - 7:00

  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 – Susan

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. Consent Agenda

  1. Reports:

  1. BOD President -  Nate
  1. Letter of Hire
  2. Request from CHD regarding financial services
  3. Revisit Strengths Finder training results
  4. How to move forward on internal audit

  1. Building & Location Committee / Building Corp
  1. Report

  1. Budget & Financial Oversight Committee - Chad
  1. Report
  2. Resolution to allow HOS & FD online access to bank statements

  1. Head of School - Susan
  1. Report

  1. Finance Director - Aaron
  1. Report
  2. Review Financials

  1. Master Calendar
  1. March
  1. Review and Approve Draft 18-19 Budget - Aaron and Budget & Financial Oversight Committee
  2. Review SAC presentation on Parent Survey - Susan / John Whitehead
  3. MOU between CH and CKMS review - Susan
  4. Governance Training - Presentations from CLC Conference
  5. Send out 360 Questions for - Nate will send lists to Tamia
  1. BOD
  2. HOS
  3. FD
  1. Letters of hire to Staff - Hiring and Evaluation Committee
  2. Invitations to Innovation Fair - All: email Susan any individuals / businesses that you would like to receive an invitation to the Innovation Fair.
  1. April
  1. Contract/Non-Renewal to HOS and FD
  2. Conditional Use Permits
  3. Charter Renewal - Any Conditions from RE-1
  4. RE-1 PSA Renewal
  5. Review 360 questions for BOD, FD and HOS
  6. Quarterly Review of
  1. HOS
  2. FD
  1. Review Calendar if available

  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. Next work session
  2. Master Calendar
  3. Recruitment, Retention, and Enrollment Policy - Third & Final Reading (TBD - waiting on Re1)
  4. PTO Procedure (Spring)
  5. Report from Kelli, Tamia, Susan, and Aaron on the CLC Conference

  1. Calendaring
  1. Upcoming events
  1. Montessori Philosophy Night, April 5th (Note date change)
  2. Innovation Fair, April 19th during the school day (set up on the 18th)

  1. Next BOD meeting
  1. April 23

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

  1. Review all current action items – Tamia

  1. Adjournment

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