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: Risks and Opportunities - SWOT Analysis

  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) -

  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. BOD Task Calendar
  1. December
  1. Policy: Enrollment policy
  2. Review liability insurance coverages: schools, BOD, building contents, students, Additional Insureds, and personnel (Insurance policies renew in January)
  3. Approve Annual Parent and Staff Survey (SAC)
  4. Mid-year CHD evaluation and performance goals
  5. Begin planning annual budget

  1. Reports:

  1. BOD President (5:45 – 5:50pm)

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

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

  1. Additional Committee Reports (uploaded to Google)
  1. Development and Fundraising
  1. Report
  2. Annual Appeal

  1. Nominations and Board Development
  1. Report
  2. Approval of the 2018 CKMS BOD Self-Evaluation
  3. Potential Board Members
  4. February 12th - possible joint board training, shortened BOD meeting
  5. Board Retreat
  1. Location
  2. Time
  3. Agenda Items

  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. December 21, 2017 - January 5, 2018 - Winter Break
  2. Saturday January 6th - CH BOD Retreat
  3. Monday January 8, 2018 - NO SCHOOL - CH Staff professional development
  4. January 12, 2018 - 3rd Year Seminar - Children’s House - 8:00 - 11:15 am
  5. January 15, 2018 - NO SCHOOL - Martin Luther King Jr. Day
  1. Next BOD meeting
  1. January 22, 2018 at 5:00 PM - Children’s House
  2. E/M S BOD Meeting, December 18, 2017 @ 5:30 pm (Cayce to attend)
  3. E/MS BOD Meeting, January 29, 2018 @ 5:30 pm (Eric to attend)

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

  1. Review all Action Items – Tamia

  1. Adjournment

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