AGENDA

Children’s Kiva Montessori School

Children’s House - Board of Directors Meeting

09.18.17 at 5:00 PM – Children’s House, 1204 E. Empire

  1. Work Session (5:00 - 5:30)
  1. CH Strategic Plan: Objectives and Priorities

  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

  1. Article for the Month:  Moving Beyond Anti-Bias Activities: Supporting the Development of Anti-Bias Practices
  2. Also, please visit NAEYC website, describing NAEYC position for Anti-Bias Education.  http://www.naeyc.org/anti-bias-education

Lead for next Montessori Article Discussion (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; 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. Consent Agenda

  1. BOD Task Calendar
  1. September
  1. Academic progress and priorities review including Montessori and state student achievement goals (UIP)
  2. Student evaluation reporting plan for year (policy review once created) test results, portfolios, and projects
  1. October
  1. Financials (revised budget review)
  2. BOD PD

  1. Reports:

  1. BOD President (5:45 – 5:50)
  1. Back to School Night / Potluck

  1. Budget & Financial Oversight Committee (5:50 - 5:55)
  1. Report

  1. Children’s House Director (5:55 - 6:15)
  1. Report
  2. Finance Report

  1. Additional Committee Reports
  1. Nominations and Board Development Committee (6:15 - 6:25)
  1. Report
  2. Board Matrix
  3. Potential Board Members
  4. Recruitment of New Board Members
  5. Gallup Strengths Finder
  1. Development and Fundraising Committee (6:25 - 6:30)
  1. Report

  1. Unfinished Business

  1. New Business
  1. Board Development Series - Durango - 10/10. 10/24 & 11/7  4:00 - 6:00 PM

  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. September 21, 2017 - International World Peace Day
  2. October 13th - Third Year Seminar
  3. October 18th - Family Night is being relaunched as Family Visiting Day - Any family member may stop in during the normal course of the day to receive a lesson from their CH student.

  1. Next BOD meeting
  1. October 16, 2017 at 5:00 PM - Children’s House

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

  1. Review all Action Items – Tamia

  1. Adjournment

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