AGENDA

Children’s Kiva Montessori School

Elementary/Middle School - Board of Directors Meeting

October 23, 2017 at 5:30 PM – 18 Beech Street

  1. Work Session (5:30 - 6:55)
  1. Charter Contract Renewal Application review / discussion
  2. UIP review / discussion
  3. Develop Board 360 questions

  1. Call to Order (7:00)
  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 – 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. Resolution in support of mil-levy increase
  2. Adopt Board 360 questions / process

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

  1. Head of School - Susan
  1. Report
  2. Updates to Master Calendar
  3. Charter Contract Renewal
  4. Letter of Support for the Charter Contract Renewal
  5. UIP discussion
  6. School Safety Plan
  7. Annual Appeal Letter discussion
  8. STAR testing review
  9. Enrollment policy review
  10. Report on Strengths Finder results

  1. Finance Director - Aaron
  1. Report
  1. Statement of Financial Position 09/30/17
  2. Statement of Activities July – September 2017
  3. Cashflows Statement Ended September 2017
  4. October Revision
  1. Review September Financial Statements
  2. Approval of 2017-18 Budget October revision
  3. Audit Review for 2016-17 school year (Lori Hendrick call in - 7:10)  

  1. Building and Location Committee
  1. Report
  2. Discussion regarding location for next year and subsequent years
  1. Discussion regarding the potential location behind CH
  2. Discussion regarding the potential church / gym Empire Street location
  3. Discussion regarding the potential Justice Building location
  4. Discussion regarding how the Board would like to proceed on location issues
  1. Decision on how to proceed to meet our agreed-upon goals

  1. External Networking Report(s)

  1. New Business
  1. Google for Education (Tamia)

  1. BOD Report to Kiva Kids Newsletter

  1. Shared Board Information

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

  1. Calendaring
  1. Upcoming events
  1. Friend Raising evening, Thursday, October 26 at 5:30 pm
  2. Stone Soup evening, November 16
  1. Next BOD meeting
  1. November 27, 5:30 (work session - Strategic Plan) 7:00 (meeting);  18 Beech Street

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

  1. Review all current action items – Tamia

  1. Adjournment

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