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 BOD Bylaws revision
  2. CH Strategic Plan: Objectives and Priorities
  3. CH BOD Task Calendar

  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 – Alexia

Article for the Month: School is No Place for Class(ism)

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. October
  1. Academic update
  1. November
  1. Annual fund drive
  2. Annual report
  3. Final budget approved
  4. Register for CLC Conference
  5. Stone Soup
  1. Reports:

  1. BOD President (5:45 – 5:50pm)
  1. Exit Interview with Susan Lucas
  2. Approval of amended bylaws

  1. Budget & Financial Oversight Committee (5:50 - 5:55pm)
  1. Report
  2. Approval of the revised budget
  3. Follow-up with DSB - Tamia
  1. Business Manager Service Notice
  2. Resolution vs. Online Banking

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

  1. Additional Committee Reports (uploaded to Google)
  1. Development and Fundraising
  1. Report
  1. “Friendraising” Event
  2. Stone Soup - Silent Auction

  1. Unfinished Business

  1. New Business
  1. Board email - Tamia
  2. Status of potential board members - Tamia

  1. BOD Report for Monthly Newsletter

  1. Shared Board Information

  1. Items for Future Agenda(s) – BOD President
  1. BOD Task Calendar
  2. Work Session - November
  3. Cayce and Alexia: using the ‘Community Goals and Expectations’ create a survey for the board.

  1. Calendaring
  1. Upcoming events
  1. October 18th - Family Visiting Day
  2. Oct 26th @ 9:30 am - Fire Prevention Day
  3. Oct 31st - Pajama Day
  4. Nov. 3rd - Parent/Teacher Conferences
  5. Nov 3rd- Conscious Discipline, a workshop sponsored by MECC
  1. Next BOD meeting
  1. November 13, 2017 at 5:00 PM - Children’s House
  1. Work Session
  1. E/M S BOD Meeting, November 23, 2017 @ 5:30 pm (Andrew to attend)

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

  1. Review all Action Items – Tamia

  1. Adjournment

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