AGENDA

Children’s Kiva Montessori School

Elementary/Middle School - Board of Directors Meeting

January 29, 2018 at 7:00 pm – 18 Beech Street

  1. Work Session 5:30 - 6:55
  1. Strategic Plan

  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 – Kathy

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. Ms. Paula - Montessori Education

  1. Consent Agenda

  1. Reports:

  1. Building and Location Committee / Building Corp
  1. Report
  2. Approve submittal of Conditional Use Application to the City of Cortez

  1. BOD President -  Nate
  1. Recruitment, Retention, and Enrollment Policy - to be tabled pending RE-1 input
  2. RE-1 Board voted to renew the CKMS charter

  1. Budget & Financial Oversight Committee - Chad
  1. Report
  2. Revised PTO policy

  1. Head of School - Susan
  1. Report
  2. Employee Contract

  1. Finance Director - Aaron
  1. Report
  2. Draft Annual Budget

  1. Hiring and Evaluation Committee
  1. Report
  2. HOS and FD mid-year meeting
  1. Master Calendar
  1. January
  1. Review 360 Questions of Parents for -
  1. BOD
  2. HOS
  3. FD
  1. Does support need to be provided to any members
  2. Mid Year HOS and FD Evaluations
  3. Review and approve Tax return
  4. Review and adjust BOD goals
  5. Board Retreat
  6. Annual Budget
  1. February
  1. CLC Conference
  2. Approve UIP
  1. External Networking Report(s)

  1. New Business
  1. Board Retreat

  1. BOD Report to Kiva Kids Newsletter

  1. Shared Board Information
  2. 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. Items for Future Agenda(s) – BOD President
  1. Master Calendar

  1. Calendaring
  1. Upcoming events
  1. Board Retreat: Friday, February 9th @ 5:30 pm, location TBD
  1. Next BOD meeting
  1. February 26.  Work Session 5:30.  Board Meeting 7:00.

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

  1. Review all current action items – Tamia

  1. Adjournment

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