Golden Oak Montessori Board of Directors Meeting Agenda

August 8, 2019 @ 6:00 PM

2652 Vergil Court, Castro Valley, CA, 945461

1. 6:00        Call to Order

Call to order and attendance

2. Public Comment for Closed Session Item

3. Closed Session

The Board will hold a closed session in consideration of Interim Head of School Performance Evaluation.

4. 6:15        Reconvene to Open Session - Call to Order

Call to order and attendance

Montessori Minute

Announce actions taken in closed session

5. Public Comment For Consent Items, Non-Action Items, and Items NOT appearing on the agenda

Any person wishing to speak to any item on the consent agenda, non-action items on the presentation agenda, and any item that does not appear on the agenda will be granted three minutes to make a presentation, six minutes should translation be needed.

6.        Board Member Comment 

Any board member wishing to speak to an issue that does not pertain to an agenda item may do so at this time. No further discussion or action will take place following each board member’s comments.

7.        Board and Community Appreciations

Members of the Board and community may provide appreciations and affirmations of one another during this time.

8.        Approve order of Presentation Agenda Items and Consent Agenda

  1. Approval of Prior Meeting's Minutes (Action Item)
  2. Announcements
  3. Work Group Update
  4. Approval of Bylaws Update and Revision (Action Item)
  5. FUA and Material Revision Update
  6. Approval of Bank Resolutions (Action Item)
  1. Union Bank Signatory Resolution
  2. Resolution to Close Union Bank Accounts
  3. Fremont Bank Signatory Resolution

9.        Announcement Regarding Public Comment for Items on the Agenda

Any person wishing to speak to any action item that appears on the presentation agenda will be granted a three minute period to do so, six minutes should translations be needed. This period will follow Board discussion of the item, before voting takes place.

10.          Presentation Agenda and Action Items

  1. Head of School Report - Heeter
  1. Staffing Updates
  2. Equity Work
  3. Strategic Plan Update
  4. Back to School:
  1. Upcoming Events
  2. Family Communication
  3. Staff Professional Development Plan
  1. Regular Financial Update - Denniston
  2. PTO Update
  3. Golden Oak and Silver Oak Merger Update - Schenone
  1. Discussion and vote on Campbell and Company contract (Action Item)
  1. Update and vote on revised Vision, Mission, Beliefs, and Values statements (Action Item) - Stearns
  2. Retreat Planning  Update - Rodriguez, K.

11.          Items to Include on Next Meeting's Agenda

12.           Adjournment

Golden Oak Montessori is nonsectarian in its programs, admissions policies, employment practices, and all other operations. The school does not discriminate against any person on the basis of ethnicity, national origin, gender, or disability. The Head of School, has been designated to receive requests for disability-related modifications or accommodations in order to enable individuals with disabilities to participate in GO’s open and public meetings. Please notify Jen Heeter (Head of School) at 510-931-7868 or 72 hours prior to the disability accommodations being required (if possible) so we can help accommodate you at the meeting.


Certification of Posting: I, Amy Compani, Secretary hereby certify that this agenda was posted at 2652 Vergil Ct, Castro Valley and on the school website: in accordance with the advance notice requirements of the Brown Act.