AGENDA

Children’s Kiva Montessori School

Children’s House - Board of Directors Meeting

Date at Time – Children’s House, 1204 E. Empire

  1. Work Session (5:00 - 5:30)
  1. CH Strategic Plan: People Development Plan

  1. Call to Order

  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 – The Early Childhood Program at Children’s Kiva Montessori School uses authentic Montessori methods in a safe and nurturing environment to inspire students’ sense of wonder, innate desire to work and learn, and positive engagement with their community.

Montessori Article Discussion – Montessori Preschools Boost Academic Results

Lead for next Montessori Article Discussion (TBD at meeting) - Alexia

  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; five minute time cap please.  For discussion(s) that may take more time please contact Andrew Campo at andrew.campo@childrenskiva.org.

  1. Staff Comments: three minute time cap please.  For discussion(s) that may take more time please contact Andrew Campo at andrew.campo@childrenskiva.org.

  1. Reports:

  1. BOD President  (5:45 – 5:50pm)
  1. Exit Interview with Susan Lucas

  1. Budget & Financial Oversight Committee (5:50 - 5:55 pm)
  1. Report
  2. CH. Financials Oct 17.pdf (uploaded to the drive)
  3. Final budget approved

  1. Children’s House Director (5:55 - 6:15 pm)
  1. Report
  2. Annual Appeal Documents

  1. Additional Committee Reports (uploaded to Google)
  1. Development and Fundraising
  1. Report
  1. “Friendraising” Event
  1. Nominations and Board Development Committee
  1. Report
  1. Update on potential board members
  2. Gallup Strengths Finder
  3. Approval of 2018-2019 CKMS Board Self-Evaluation
  4. Board Retreat, January

  1. Unfinished Business

  1. New Business

  1. BOD Report for Monthly Newsletter

  1. Shared Board Information

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

  1. Calendaring
  1. Upcoming events
  1. November 16 - Stone Soup
  2. November 20 - 24, 2017 - Thanksgiving Break
  3. December 8, 2017, 8:00 - 11:15 AM @ Children’s House - 3rd Year Seminar
  1. Next BOD meeting
  1. December 11, 2017 at 5:00 PM - Children’s House
  1. Work Session
  1. E/M S BOD Meeting, November 27, 2017 @ 5:30 pm (Andrew to attend)
  2. E/M S BOD Meeting, December 18, 2017 @ 5:30 pm (Cayce to attend)

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

  1. Review all Action Items – Tamia

  1. Adjournment

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