Board of Directors Meeting Minutes 08-27-2020

Board of Directors Zoom Meeting Minutes

August 27th,  2020, 6:00pm – 1160 N 645 West, Washington, Utah

 

Agenda Item Presenter Questions to answer Time
Board Meeting Call to Order Chair Haendiges  Board Members in Attendance on Zoom: Jim Haendiges, Nancy Glover,, Joleen Rowely, Jessi Cox, Roy Johnson, Rachel Webb

Absent: Ana Eldridge 

Others in Attendance on Zoom:Director Chelsea Bergeron, 

5:15
      Committee Report  Joleen Rowley    The Curriculum Committee reported on the Early Literacy Plan that Director Bergeron presented to the board. 
Action Items  Chair Haendiges  Motion: Rachel Webb motions to accept Early Literacy Plan and approve it as presented to the board. 

Joleen Rowley seconds

Aye by Roll Call: Nancy Glover, Joleen Rowely, Roy Johnson, Jessi Cox, Roy Johnson, Rachel Webb, Jim Haendiges 

Adjournment  Chair  Motion: Jessi Cox motions to adjourn the meeting 

Rachel Webb Seconds

Aye:: Joleen Rowely, Roy Johnson, Nancy Glover, Jessi Cox, Rachel Webb, Jim Haendiges 

6:25

 

Audio Link:

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Board of Directors Meeting Minutes 07-30-2020

Board of Directors Zoom Meeting Minutes

30 July  2020, 6:00pm – 1160 N 645 West, Washington, Utah

 

Agenda Item Presenter Questions to answer Time
Board Meeting Call to Order Board Members in Attendance: Jim Haendiges, Nancy Glover, Ana Eldridge, Joleen Rowely, Jessi Cox, Roy Johnson

Absent: Rachel Webb

Others in Attendance:Director Chelsea Bergeron, Mariah Phares, Steve Finley  

 

6:00
Director’s Report Director Director Bergeron answered questions about the school’s re-opening plan. The USBE released Coronavirus Information and Resources on the State’s website. The manual contains update recommendations and answers to questions concerning Coronavirus.
Action Items  Chair Motion: Jim Haendiges motions that we approve the school’s re-opening plan as presented. Jessi Cox seconds
Aye by roll call: Jessi Cox, Nancy Glover, Joleen Rowely, Roy Johnson, Ana Eldridge, Jim Haendiges
Adjournment  Chair  Motion: JIm Haendiges motions we adjourn.

Aye: Jim Haendiges, Nancy Glover, Ana Eldridge, Joleen Rowely, Jessi Cox, Roy Johnson

6:15

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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 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.

Board of Directors Meeting Minutes 07-09-2020

Board of Directors Meeting Minutes

09 July 2020, 6:00pm – 1160 N 645 West, Washington, Utah

 

Agenda Item Presenter Time
Board Meeting Call to Order Chair Heandiges Board Members in Attendance: Jim Haendiges, Nancy Glover, Ana Eldridge, Rachel Webb, Joleen Rowely, Jessi Cox, Roy Johnson

Others in Attendance:Director Chelsea Bergeron, Shannon Greer

 Others in Attendance via Zoom: Amanda Griffith, Trent, Sally Gerisch, Kristin Fleming 

6:00
Approve Minutes from Previous Meeting Secretary Glover  Motion: Nancy Glover motions we accept the minutes as presented in the board packet for June 11th. 
Jessi Cox  seconds
Aye:Jim Haendiges, Nancy Glover, Ana Eldridge, Joleen Rowley, Rachel Webb, Roy Johnson, Jessi Cox
Public Comment  Chair Haendiges  Amanda Griffith- Commented on her concerns for her children wearing masks at school.
Director’s Report Director Bergeron  Director Bergeron answered questions about the school’s re-opening plan. 
Adjourn Chair Haendiges Motion: Jim Haendiges motions that we adjourn the meeting.
Joleen Rowley seconds
Aye:Jim Haendiges, Nancy Glover, Ana Eldridge, Joleen Rowley, Rachel Webb, Jessi Cox, Roy Johnson 
6:30

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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 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.

 

 

Board Meeting Minutes 06-11-2020

Board of Directors Meeting Minutes

11 June 2020, 7:00pm – 1160 N 645 West, Washington, Utah

 

Agenda Item Presenter Questions to answer Time
Board Meeting Call to Order Chair Board Members in Attendance: Jim Haendiges, Nancy Glover, Ana Eldridge, Rachel Webb, Joleen Rowley, Dave Berry, Liz MetCalf

 Board Members Absent: Beaudry Jones

 

Others in Attendance: Steve Finley, Chelsea Bergeron, Mariah Phares, Heather King, Jessi Cox, Dennis Sinisterra

7:00
Approve Minutes from Previous Meeting Secretary Motion: Joleen Rowley motions we accept the minutes as presented in the board packet for May 14th.
Ana Eldridge  seconds
Aye:Jim Haendiges, Nancy Glover, Ana Eldridge, Joleen Rowley, Rachel Webb, Dave Berry, Liz Metcalf 
Public Comment  Chair No Public Comment 
       Set Adjournment For Open Meeting Session  Motion: Joleen Rowley proposes to adjourn at 8pm for Open Meeting Session.

JIm Haendiges seconds 

Aye: Jim Haendiges, Nancy Glover, Ana Eldridge, Joleen Rowley, Rachel Webb, Dave Berry, Liz Metcalf 

Director’s Report Director
Finance Report Business Manager Motion: Joleen Rowley proposes to accept the forecast for the previou 2020-2020 school  year.

Jim Haendiges seconds

Aye: Jim Haendiges, Nancy Glover, Ana Eldridge, Joleen Rowley, Rachel Webb, Dave Berry, Liz Metcalf 

Motion: Liz Metcalf proposes to accept 260 enrollment budget for 2020-2021 school year.

Jim Haendiges seconds

Aye: Jim Haendiges, Nancy Glover, Ana Eldridge, Joleen Rowley, Rachel Webb, Dave Berry, Liz Metcalf 

Board Governance Chair Motion:Joleen Rowley proposes if no response from another charter school within a week from being posted  than the pirate ship will be demolished. 

Ana Eldridge seconds 

Aye:Jim Haendiges, Nancy Glover, Ana Eldridge, Joleen Rowley, Rachel Webb, Dave Berry, Liz Metcalf 

Motion:Jim Haendiges proposes to accept a teacher salary increase of 3%.

Joleen Rowley seconds

Aye:Jim Haendiges, Nancy Glover, Ana Eldridge, Joleen Rowley, Rachel Webb, Dave Berry, Liz Metcalf 

Motion: Nancy Glover proposes to accept the SPED Services bid Silver Package. 

Dave Berry Seconds 

Aye:Jim Haendiges, Nancy Glover, Ana Eldridge, Joleen Rowley, Rachel Webb, Dave Berry, Liz Metcalf 

Closed Session Chair Collective Bargaining 

  1. Director Review 
  2. New Board Candidates

Motion: Nancy Glover proposes to adjourn to move to closed session.

Jim Haendiges seconds

Aye by Roll Call: Joleen Rowley, Jim Haendiges, Nancy Glover, Dave Berry, Rachel Webb, Ana Eldridge, Liz Metcalf.

Action Items from Closed Session  Motion: Nancy Glover proposes to extend a 5 year contract with a 8 % raise salary negotiable yearly to Chelsea Bergeron.

Joleen Rowley seconds

Aye by roll call: Ana Eldridge, Joleen Rowley, Nancy Glover, Dave Berry, Rachel Webb, Jim Haendiges, Liz Metcalf 

Motion: Jim Haendiges  the board motions to invite Jessi Cox and Roy Johnson to the board.

Dave Berry seconds

Aye by roll call: Ana Eldridge, Joleen Rowley, Nancy Glover, Dave Berry, Rachel Webb, Jim Haendiges, Liz Metcalf 

Board Restructure  Chair  Motion: Joleen Rowley proposes Jim Haendiges be Board Chair.

Ana Eldridge seconds

Aye: Ana Eldridge, Joleen Rowley, Nancy Glover, Dave Berry, Rachel Webb, Jim Haendiges, Liz Metcalf 

Motion: Jim Haendiges proposes Nancy Glover to secretary.

Ana Eldridge seconds

Aye: Ana Eldridge, Joleen Rowley, Nancy Glover, Dave Berry, Rachel Webb, Jim Haendiges, Liz Metcalf 

Adjourn Chair Motion: Dave Berry motions that we adjourn the meeting.
Liz Metcalf  seconds
Aye:Jim Haendiges, Nancy Glover, Ana Eldridge, Joleen Rowley, Rachel Webb, Dave Berry, Liz Metcalf 
9:00pm

 

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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 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.

Board Meeting Minutes 5/14/2020

14 May 2020, 6:00PM – 1160 N 645 West, Washington, Utah

 

 

Agenda Item Presenter Questions to answer Time
Board Meeting Call to Order Chair Board Members in Attendance: Jim Haendiges, Nancy Glover, Ana Eldridge, Beaudry Jones, Rachel Webb, Joleen Rowley, Dave Berry, Liz MetCalf

Others in Attendance: Steve Finley, Chelsea Bergeron, Mariah Phares, Kim Vansickle, Trisha Poole, Amber Bain

6:00
Approve Minutes from Previous Meeting Secretary Motion: Beaudry Jones motions we accept the minutes as presented in the board packet for March 26th.
Dave Berry seconds
Aye:Jim Haendiges, Nancy Glover, Ana Eldridge, Beaudry Jones, Joleen Rowley, Rachel Webb, Dave Berry, Liz Metcalf 
Director’s Report Director
Finance Report Business Manager
Board Governance Chair Motion:Ana proposes to accept the revised Cash Policy as presented. Beaudry Jones Seconds. 

Aye:Jim Haendiges, Nancy Glover, Ana Eldridge, Beaudry Jones, Joleen Rowley, Rachel Webb, Dave Berry, Liz Metcalf 

Motion:Jim Haendiges proposes to accept the revised Governance Process Policy as presented.

Aye:Jim Haendiges, Nancy Glover, Ana Eldridge, Beaudry Jones, Joleen Rowley, Rachel Webb, Dave Berry, Liz Metcalf 

Motion: Jim Haendiges proposes to add the Educator Exit and Engagement Policy as presented to the Board Policy.

Ana Eldridge Seconds 

Aye:Jim Haendiges, Nancy Glover, Ana Eldridge, Beaudry Jones, Joleen Rowley, Rachel Webb, Dave Berry, Liz Metcalf 

Motion:Anna Eldridge proposes to accept the School 20-21 Year Calendar as Chelsea Bergeron Presented.

Joleen Rowley Seconds

Aye:Jim Haendiges, Nancy Glover, Ana Eldridge, Beaudry Jones, Joleen Rowley, Dave Berry, Liz Metcalf 

Abstained: Rachel Webb.

Closed Session Chair
Adjourn Chair Motion: Joleen Rowley motions that we adjourn the meeting.
Beaudry Jones seconds
Aye:Jim Haendiges, Nancy Glover, Ana Eldridge, Beaudry Jones, Joleen Rowley, Rachel Webb, Dave Berry, Liz Metcalf 
7:22

 

Audio Link: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1f5-jk0S0IfAqyPE2RLQevFJVV5B_sBTf/view

 

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 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.

Board Meeting Minutes 3/26/2020

26 March 2020, 6:00PM – 1160 N 645 West, Washington, Utah

 

Agenda Item Presenter Questions to answer Time
Board Meeting Call to Order Chair Board Members in Attendance: Jim Haendiges, Nancy Glover, Ana Eldridge, Beaudry Jones, Rachel Webb, Joleen Rowley

Board Members Absent: Dave Berry, Liz Metcalf

Others in Attendance: Steve Finley, Chelsea Bergeron, Mariah Phares, Kent Brown

6:00
Approve Minutes from Previous Meeting Secretary Motion: Ana Eldredge motions we accept the minutes as presented in the board packet for Feb 13th
Nancy Glover seconds
Aye:Jim Haendiges, Nancy Glover, Ana Eldridge, Beaudry Jones, Joleen Rowley, Rachel WebbMotion: Beaudry Jones motions we accept the minutes as presented in the board packet for Feb 19th
Ana Eldredge seconds
Aye:Jim Haendiges, Nancy Glover, Ana Eldridge, Beaudry Jones, Joleen Rowley, Rachel Webb
Director’s Report Director
Finance Report Business Manager
Board Governance Chair
Closed Session Chair
Adjourn Chair Motion: Ana Eldridge motions that we adjourn the meeting.
Beaudry Jones seconds
Aye: (By Roll Call) Ana Eldridge, Nancy Glover, Jim Haendiges, Joleen Rowley, Rachel Webb, Beaudry Jones
7:30

 

Audio Link:
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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 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.

Board Meeting Minutes 2/13/2020

13 February 2020, 6:30PM – 1160 N 645 West, Washington, Utah

Presenter Questions to answer Time
 Board Meeting Call to Order Chair Board Members in Attendance: Liz Metcalf, Jim Haendiges, Nancy Glover, Ana Eldridge, Beaudry Jones, Dave Berry, Rachel Webb

Board Members Absent: Joleen Rowley

Others in Attendance: Heather King, Jenn Martinsen, Chelsea Bergeron, Amber Bain, Mariah Phares, Amber Campbell, Carly Romer, Steven Finley, Stephen D. Jones, Chlara Beozzo, Richa Biasi, Dustin Warren

6:30
Approve Minutes from Previous Meeting Secretary Motion: Beaudry Jones motions we accept the minutes as presented in the board packet for Jan 9th and Jan 16th phone meeting.
Nancy Glover seconds
Aye:Jim Haendiges, Nancy Glover, Ana Eldridge, Beaudry Jones, Dave Berry, Rachel Webb
Director’s Report Director
Finance Report Business Manager Motion: Beaudry Jones motions we accept the minutes as presented in the board packet for Jan 9th and Jan 16th phone meeting.
Nancy Glover seconds
Aye:Jim Haendiges, Nancy Glover, Ana Eldridge, Beaudry Jones, Dave Berry, Rachel Webb
Board Governance Chair Motion: Beaudry Jones motions that we accept the revised Purchasing Policy as included in the board packet
Nancy Glover seconds
Aye: Jim Haendiges, Nancy Glover, Ana Eldridge, Beaudry Jones, Dave Berry, Rachel Webb
Closed Session Motion: Rachel Webb motions that we go into closed session.
Nancy Glover seconds
Aye: Jim Haendiges, Nancy Glover, Ana Eldridge, Beaudry Jones, Dave Berry, Rachel Webb

No Actions Items from Closed Session

Adjourn Chair Motion: Beaudry Jones motions that we adjourn the meeting.
Ana Eldridge seconds
Aye: Jim Haendiges, Nancy Glover, Ana Eldridge, Beaudry Jones, Dave Berry, Rachel Webb
7:30

Audio Link:
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1UmSLNNa5tcDPWVXLvjXIwwazqfNdYPjx/view

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 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.

Board Phone Meeting Minutes 2/19/2020

19 February 2020, 6:30PM – 1160 N 645 West, Washington, Utah

Presenter Questions to answer Time
 Board Meeting Call to Order Chair Board Members in Attendance: Liz Metcalf, Jim Haendiges, Nancy Glover, Ana Eldridge, Dave Berry, Rachel Webb, Beaudry Jones

Board Members Absent: Joleen Rowley

Others in Attendance: Chelsea Bergeron

6:30
Proposals for Math Curriculum Motion: Rachel Webb proposes we purchase Eureka for one year.
Ana Eldridge seconds
Aye(roll call): Jim Haendiges, Nancy Glover, Ana Eldridge, Beaudry Jones, Dave Berry, Rachel Webb
Adjourn Chair Motion: Nancy Glover proposes we adjourn the meeting.
Jim Haendiges seconds
Aye(roll call): Jim Haendiges, Nancy Glover, Ana Eldridge, Beaudry Jones, Dave Berry, Rachel Webb
7:30

Audio Link:
https://drive.google.com/open?id=1U3OfeFpdEIb5z0ncexcAcKgiiNW1N-eH

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 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.

Board Phone Meeting Minutes 1/16/2020

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

Presenter Questions to answer Time
 Board Meeting Call to Order Chair Board Members in Attendance: Liz Metcalf, Jim Haendiges, Nancy Glover, Ana Eldridge, Beaudry Jones, Dave Berry, Rachel Webb

Board Members Absent: Joleen Rowley

Others in Attendance: Chelsea Bergeron

6:30
Proposals for Business Services Motion: Beaudry Jones proposes we accept the contract as written and use Red Apple for our Administrative Services.
Rachel Webb seconds
Aye (Roll Call): Jim Haendiges, Nancy Glover, Ana Eldridge, Beaudry Jones, Dave Berry, Rachel Webb
Adjourn Chair Motion: Ana Eldridge motions that we adjourn the meeting.
Beaudry Jones seconds
Aye: Jim Haendiges, Nancy Glover, Ana Eldridge, Beaudry Jones, Dave Berry, Rachel Webb
7:30

Audio Link:
https://www.dropbox.com/s/adsp15tl7c8ag4y/2020-01-16.MP3?dl=0

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 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.

Board Meeting Minutes 1/9/2020

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

Presenter Questions to answer Time
 Board Meeting Call to Order Chair Board Members in Attendance: Liz Metcalf, Jim Haendiges, Nancy Glover, Ana Eldridge, Beaudry Jones, Dave Berry, Rachel Webb

Board Members Absent: Joleen Rowley

Others in Attendance: Heather King, Jenn Martinsen, Chelsea Bergeron, Amber Bain, Mariah Phares, Trisha Poole, Sally G, Amber Campbell, Dennis Sinisterra, Holly Lindsay, Kim VanSickle, Carly Romer, Joyelle Turley

6:30
Approve Minutes from Previous Meeting Secretary Motion: Beaudry Jones motions we accept the minutes as read.
Jim Haendiges seconds
Aye: Jim Haendiges, Nancy Glover, Ana Eldridge, Beaudry Jones, Dave Berry, Rachel WebbMotion: Jim Haendiges motions we accept the November minutes as read.
Nancy Glover seconds
Aye: Jim Haendiges, Nancy Glover, Ana Eldridge, Beaudry Jones, Dave Berry, Rachel Webb
Director’s Report Director
Finance Report Business Manager
Board Governance Chair Motion: Beaudry Jones motions that we accept the Denial of Enrollment Policy with the noted changes
Ana Eldridge seconds
Aye: Jim Haendiges, Nancy Glover, Ana Eldridge, Beaudry Jones, Dave Berry, Rachel Webb
Closed Session Motion: Beaudry Jones motions that we go into closed session.
Nancy Glover seconds
Aye: Jim Haendiges, Nancy Glover, Ana Eldridge, Beaudry Jones, Dave Berry, Rachel WebbNo Actions Items from Closed Session
Adjourn Chair Motion: Beaudry Jones motions that we adjourn the meeting.
Ana Eldridge seconds
Aye: Jim Haendiges, Nancy Glover, Ana Eldridge, Beaudry Jones, Dave Berry, Rachel Webb
7:30

Audio Link:
https://www.dropbox.com/s/0h31quw1tf2jdcb/2020-01-09.mp3?dl=0

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 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.