Board of Directors Meeting January 9, 2020

9 January 2020, 6:30PM – 1160 N 645 West, Washington, Utah

Agenda Item Presenter Questions to answer Time
Board Meeting Call to Order Chair

 

6:00
Read Vision and Mission Statement Chair    
Approve Minutes from Previous Meeting Secretary December 10th and December 14th  
Public Comment   Note: The Board will not formally discuss or act on an item introduced during this portion of the agenda pursuant to Utah code 52-4-202(6)(b).  
Turnaround Update ED Direction ED Direction  
Director’s Report
  • Short Celebration
  • Attendance
  • Academic Progress Report
  • BA hiring report
Chair    
Committee Reports Committee Chairs

Policy Committee: next meetings policy’s to review?

 

Math Curriculum Committee

  • Who is on the committee and when will they meet?
 
Board Governance
  • Policy Review
  • Math Curriculum
  • Notice of Concern
  • Status of Reports due in Dec.
    • See Board Packet
Chair

Are the following policies clear and do they align with the DMA’s Mission and Vision?

  • Policy 1 – Enrollment Policy
  • ​Policy 2 – Denial of Enrollment Policy
7:15
Reserved for Closed Session Chair

As needed under Utah Code 52-4-205(1)

  • Budget Discrepancies
 
Next meeting   Thursday February 13th  
Adjourn Chair What did you like about this meeting, what did you dislike, what needs to be changed for the next meeting? 7:30

Vision

At DMA, our vision is to awaken within each child their unique potential that will enable them to make a valuable contribution to society.

Mission

The mission of Dixie Montessori Academy (DMA) is to provide a child-centered, individualized education founded upon the philosophy of Dr. Maria Montessori. DMA will foster a structured environment of freedom and discovery in which each child can reach his or her full academic, social, and personal potential. Graduates of DMA will demonstrate creative thinking, self-discipline, respect, and cooperation, and will build a solid foundation for future success.

 

Enrollment Policy

Board Approved: 28 May 2015

As outlined in its charter, Dixie Montessori Academy offers enrollment for students in grades K-7, and complies with all federal and state laws relative to admission policies. Dixie Montessori Academy does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, religion, age, gender, handicap, or any other classification protected by law. Admission to Dixie Montessori Academy is open to all students regardless of socio-economic status, geographical location or learning level

Denial Of Enrollment Policy

Board Approved: 28 May 2015

DMA may deny enrollment of a student for reasons identified in R277-437-1I “Serious infraction of the law or school rules which means chronic misbehavior by a student which is likely, if it were to continue after the student was admitted, to endanger persons or property cause serious disruptions in the school, or to place unreasonable burdens on school staff.”