Board Meeting Minutes 8/29/2019 – Pending Approval

29 August 2019, 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, Rachel Webb, Nancy Glover, Ana Eldridge

Others In Attendance: Cheryl Ashcraft

6:30
Board Governance Chair Motion: Rachel Webb proposes we approve the Early Literacy Plan as presented.
Ana Eldridge seconds
Aye (Roll Call): Liz Metcalf, Beaudry Jones, Jim Haendiges, Rachel Webb, Nancy Glover, Ana Eldridge
Adjourn Chair 7:30

Audio Link:
https://www.dropbox.com/s/9oya008xhmqyhil/2019-08-29.m4a?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 8/15/2019 – Pending Approval

15 August 2019, 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, Beaudry Jones, Dave Berry, Jim Haendiges, Joleen Rowley, Rachel Webb, Nancy Glover, Ana Eldridge

Others In Attendance: Cheryl Ashcraft, Heather King, Andi Bergen, Jenn Martinsen, Amber Bain, Kathy Thiriot, Chelsea Bergeron, Mariah Phares, Faith Havick, Shannon Greer

6:30
Approve Minutes from Previous Meeting Secretary Motion: Beaudry Jones motions we accept the minutes as read.
Nancy Glover seconds
Aye: Liz Metcalf, Beaudry Jones, Dave Berry, Jim Haendiges, Joleen Rowley, Rachel Webb, Nancy Glover, Ana Eldridge
Director’s Report Director
Finance Report Business Manager
Board Governance Chair Motion: Jim Haendiges proposes we accept the No Action Policy with the addition and clarification on stakeholder, also fixing an apostrophe.
Beaudry Jones seconds
Aye: Liz Metcalf, Beaudry Jones, Dave Berry, Jim Haendiges, Joleen Rowley, Rachel Webb, Nancy Glover, Ana Eldridge

Motion: Jim Haendiges proposes we accept the DMA School Wellness Policy as written.
Beaudry Jones seconds
Aye: Liz Metcalf, Beaudry Jones, Dave Berry, Jim Haendiges, Joleen Rowley, Rachel Webb, Nancy Glover, Ana Eldridge

Motion: Beaudry Jones motions we accept Exhibit A as outlines with the highlighted changes indicated.
Dave Berry seconds
Aye (Roll Call): Liz Metcalf, Beaudry Jones, Dave Berry, Jim Haendiges, Joleen Rowley, Rachel Webb, Nancy Glover, Ana Eldridge

Closed Session Motion: Rachel Webb proposes we go in to closed session under Utah Code 52-4-205(1).
Nancy Glover seconds
Aye (Roll Call): Liz Metcalf, Beaudry Jones, Dave Berry, Jim Haendiges, Laura Snelson, Joleen Rowley, Rachel Webb, Nancy Glover, Ana Eldridge

No Action items needed from the closed session

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

Audio Link:
https://www.dropbox.com/s/6kmuwagiu8115ax/2019-08-15.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 7/11/2019

11 July 2019, 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, Beaudry Jones, Dave Berry, Jim Haendiges, Laura Snelson, Joleen Rowley, Rachel Webb, Nancy Glover, Ana Eldridge

Others In Attendance: Cheryl Ashcraft, Heather King, Andi Bergen, Jenn Martinsen, Amber Bain, Kathy Thiriot, Amber Campbell, Amanda Jensen, Hollie Pettersson, Magda Tsagaris

6:30
Approve Minutes from Previous Meeting Secretary Motion: Rachel Webb proposes we accept the June 13th minutes as read.
Joleen Rowley seconds
Aye: Liz Metcalf, Beaudry Jones, Dave Berry, Jim Haendiges, Laura Snelson, Joleen Rowley, Rachel Webb, Nancy Glover, Ana ElderidgeMotion: Rachel Webb proposes we accept the June 26th minutes with the amended changes.
Laura Snelson seconds
Aye: Liz Metcalf, Beaudry Jones, Dave Berry, Jim Haendiges, Laura Snelson, Joleen Rowley, Rachel Webb, Nancy Glover, Ana Eldridge
Director’s Report Director
Finance Report Business Manager
Board Governance Chair
Closed Session Motion: Rachel Webb proposes we go in to closed session under Utah Code 52-4-205(1).
Ana Eldridge seconds
Aye: Liz Metcalf, Beaudry Jones, Dave Berry, Jim Haendiges, Laura Snelson, Joleen Rowley, Rachel Webb, Nancy Glover, Ana Eldridge (Roll Call) 

No Action items needed from the closed session

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

Audio Link:
https://www.dropbox.com/s/zyzxdnk7xtqa29d/2019-07-11.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 6/26/2019

26 June 2019, 6:00PM – 1160 N 645 West, Washington, Utah

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

Board Members Absent: Laura Snelson, Beaudry Jones

Others In Attendance: Cheryl Ashcraft, Andi Bergen, Aimee DiBrienza

6:00
Closed Session Motion: Dave Berry proposes we go in to closed session under Utah Code 52-4-205(1) to discuss the following items on the agenda.
Nancy Glover seconds
Aye: Dave Berry, Jim Haendiges, Joleen Rowley, Nancy Glover, Rachel Webb, Ana Elderidge

Action items needed from the closed session:

Motion: Dave Berry proposes we restructure the classrooms as discussed in closed session.
Nancy Glover seconds
Aye(Roll Call): Beaudry Jones, Dave Berry, Jim Haendiges, Joleen Rowley, Nancy Glover, Liz Metcalf, Rachel Webb (Proxy), Laura Snelson (Proxy)
Abstain: Joleen Rowley

Adjourn Chair Motion: Nancy Glover motions that we adjourn the meeting.
Ana Elderidge seconds
Aye: Dave Berry, Jim Haendiges, Joleen Rowley, Nancy Glover, Ana Elderidge, Rachel Webb, Laura Snelson
7:30

Audio Link:
https://www.dropbox.com/s/xywt9b6x4cnfufk/2019-06-26.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 6/13/2019

13 June 2019, 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, Beaudry Jones, Dave Berry, Jim Haendiges, Laura Snelson

New Board Members Voted in: Joleen Rowley, Rachel Webb, Nancy Glover, Ana Elderidge (Absent)

Others In Attendance: Julie Atwood, Cheryl Ashcraft, Heather King, Andi Bergen, Jenn Martinsen, Faith Havick

6:30
Approve Minutes from Previous Meeting Secretary Motion: Jim Haendiges proposes we accept the minutes as read.
Laura Snelson seconds
Aye: Liz Metcalf, Beaudry Jones, Dave Berry, Jim Haendiges, Laura Snelson
Director’s Report Director Motion: Jim Haendiges proposes we that accept that the Board Chair sign for the board stating the board goals info is accurate
Dave Berry seconds
Aye: Liz Metcalf, Dave Berry, Jim Haendiges, Laura Snelson
Abstain: Beaudry Jones
Finance Report Business Manager Motion: Beaudry Jones proposes we accept the propsed fiscal year2020 budget as detailed in the handout.
Jim Haendiges seconds
Aye: Liz Metcalf, Beaudry Jones, Dave Berry, Jim Haendiges (Roll Call)
Board Governance Chair Motion: Beaudry Jones motions we accept Joleen Rowley as a member of the board
Laura Snelson seconds
Aye: Liz Metcalf, Beaudry Jones, Dave Berry, Jim Haendiges, Laura SnelsonMotion: Jim Haendiges motions we accept Nancy Glover as a member of the board
Beaudry Jones seconds
Aye: Liz Metcalf, Beaudry Jones, Dave Berry, Jim Haendiges, Laura Snelson, Joleen RowleyMotion: Jim Haendiges motions we accept Rachel Webb as a member of the board
Laura Snelson seconds
Aye: Liz Metcalf, Beaudry Jones, Jim Haendiges, Laura Snelson, Joleen Rowley, Nancy Glover
Nay: Dave Berry

Motion: Beaudry Jones motions we accept Ana Elderidge as a member of the board
Laura Snelson seconds
Aye: Beaudry Jones, Dave Berry, Jim Haendiges, Laura Snelson, Joleen Rowley, Nancy Glover
Nay: Liz Metcalf

Closed Session Motion: Beaudry Jones proposes we go in to closed session under Utah Code 52-4-205(1).
Dave Berry seconds
Aye: Beaudry Jones, Dave Berry, Jim Haendiges, Laura Snelson, Joleen Rowley, Nancy Glover, Rachel Webb, Liz Metcalf (Roll Call)Laura Snelson & Rachel Webb left early from meetingAction items needed from the closed session:

 Motion: Beaudry proposes we extend for Julie Atwood at the discussed number in closed session
Jim Haendiges seconds
Aye(Roll Call): Beaudry Jones, Dave Berry, Jim Haendiges, Joleen Rowley, Nancy Glover, Liz Metcalf, Rachel Webb (Proxy), Laura Snelson (Proxy)

Motion: Beaudry proposes we extend for Cheryl Ashcraft at the discussed number in closed session
Nancy Glover seconds
Aye(Roll Call): Beaudry Jones, Dave Berry, Jim Haendiges, Joleen Rowley, Nancy Glover, Liz Metcalf, Rachel Webb (Proxy), Laura Snelson (Proxy)

Adjourn Chair Motion: Beaudry Jones motions that we adjourn the meeting.
Dave Berry seconds
Aye: Liz Metcalf, Beaudry Jones, Dave Berry, Jim Haendiges, Joleen Rowley, Nancy Glover
7:30

Audio Link:
https://www.dropbox.com/s/gj1hmu7uzm5rq25/2019-06-13.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 5/09/2019

09 May 2019, 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, Beaudry Jones, Dave Berry, Jim Haendiges

Board Members Absent: Laura Snelson

Others In Attendance: Julie Atwood, Cheryl Ashcraft, Heather King, Andi Bergen, Jenn Martinsen, Dina Keeler, Joleen Rowley, Rachel Webb, Nancy Glover, Faith Havick, Amber Bain, Craig Maxwell

6:30
Approve Minutes from Previous Meeting Secretary Motion: Beaudry Jones proposes we accept the minutes as read.

Jim Haendiges seconds

Aye: Liz Metcalf, Beaudry Jones, Dave Berry, Jim Haendiges

Director’s Report Director
Finance Report Business Manager Motion: Beaudry Jones proposes we continue with the lunch program as outlined.

Dave Berry seconds

Aye: Liz Metcalf, Beaudry Jones, Dave Berry, Jim Haendiges

Board Governance Chair
Closed Session Motion: Jim Haendiges proposes we go in to closed session under Utah Code 52-4-205(1).

Beaudry Jones seconds

Aye: Liz Metcalf, Beaudry Jones, Dave Berry, Jim Haendiges (Roll Call)

Action items needed from the closed session:

Motion: Beaudry Jones issues a directive to the Director and Business Administrator to deliver the Org Chart, as outlined in their review, no later than two (2) days before the next board meeting.

Adjourn Chair Motion: Beaudry Jones motions that we adjourn the meeting.

Dave Berry seconds

Aye: Liz Metcalf, Beaudry Jones, Dave Berry, Jim Haendiges

7:30

Audio Link:
https://www.dropbox.com/s/mluhzyrafnbvsrr/2019-05-09.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.

Board Meeting Minutes 4/11/2019

11 April 2019, 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, Beaudry Jones, Dave Berry

Board Members Absent: Jim Haendiges, Laura Snelson

Others In Attendance: Julie Atwood, Cheryl Ashcraft, Heather King, Andi Bergen, Jenn Martinsen, Dina Keeler, Joleen Rowley, Rachel Webb, Nancy Glover, Faith Havick, Kathy Thiriot

6:30
Approve Minutes from Previous Meeting Secretary Motion: Beaudry Jones proposes we accept the minutes as read.

Liz Metcalf seconds

Aye: Liz Metcalf, Beaudry Jones, Dave Berry

Director’s Report Director
Finance Report Business Manager Motion: Beaudry Jones proposes we accept the revised estimate EST0176 as presented.

Dave Berry seconds

Aye: Liz Metcalf, Beaudry Jones, Dave Berry

Board Governance Chair
Closed Session Motion: Beaudry Jones motions we go in to closed session.

Liz Metcalf seconds

Aye: Liz Metcalf, Beaudry Jones, Dave Berry (Roll Call)

Action items needed from the closed session:

Motion: Beaudry Jones motions we accept the benefit plan including PEHP and modify PTO time accrual.

Liz Metcalf seconds

Aye: Liz Metcalf, Beaudry Jones, Dave Berry

Adjourn Chair Motion: Beaudry Jones motions that we adjourn the meeting.

Liz Metcalf seconds

Aye: Liz Metcalf, Beaudry Jones, Dave Berry (Roll Call)

7:30

Audio Link:
https://www.dropbox.com/s/yu0qfvrjsfp27u3/2019-04-11.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 3/21/2019

21 March 2019, 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, Beaudry Jones, Jim Haendiges, Dave Berry, Laura Snelson

Others In Attendance:Amber Bain, Julie Atwood, Cheryl Ashcraft, Heather King, Andi Bergen, Jenn Martinsen, Dina Keeler

6:30
Approve Minutes from Previous Meeting Secretary Motion: Beaudry Jones proposes we accept the minutes as read.

Laura Snelson seconds

Aye: Liz Metcalf, Beaudry Jones, Jim Haendiges, Dave Berry, Laura Snelson

Director’s Report Director
Finance Report Business Manager
Board Governance Chair Motion: Jim Haendiges proposes we add the clarifications and fixes as mentioned.

Laura Snelson seconds

Aye: Liz Metcalf, Beaudry Jones, Jim Haendiges, Dave Berry, Laura Snelson

 

Motion: Jim Haendiges proposes we add the state codes as read.

Beaudry Jones seconds

Aye: Liz Metcalf, Beaudry Jones, Jim Haendiges, Dave Berry, Laura Snelson

Closed Session Motion: Beaudry Jones motions we go in to closed session.

Dave Berry seconds

Aye: Liz Metcalf, Beaudry Jones, Jim Haendiges, Dave Berry, Laura Snelson (Roll Call)

No action items needed from the closed session.

Adjourn Chair Motion: Beaudry Jones motions that we adjourn the meeting.

Dave Berry seconds

Aye: Liz Metcalf, Beaudry Jones, Jim Haendiges, Dave Berry, Laura Snelson (Roll Call)

7:30

Audio Link:
https://www.dropbox.com/s/0x73u2rfjskzh1q/2019-03-21.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 2/21/2019

21 February 2019, 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, Beaudry Jones, Jim Haendiges, Dave Berry, Laura Snelson

Others In Attendance: Kim Vansickle, Amber Bain, Julie Atwood, Cheryl Ashcraft, Heather King, Kathy Thiriot, Andi Bergen, Rachel Webb

6:30
Approve Minutes from Previous Meeting Secretary Motion: Jim Haendiges proposes we accept the minutes with the correction of unanimous with those present.

Laura Snelson seconds

Aye: Liz Metcalf, Beaudry Jones, Jim Haendiges, Dave Berry, Laura Snelson

Director’s Report Director
Finance Report Business Manager Motion: Beaudry Jones proposes that we move $5000 from the 240 benefits budget to the technology section.

Dave Berry seconds

Aye: Liz Metcalf, Beaudry Jones, Jim Haendiges, Dave Berry, Laura Snelson (Roll Call)

Board Governance Chair
Closed Session Motion: Beaudry Jones motions we go in to closed session under Utah code 52-4-205(1) for to discuss Staffing as well as specific Board Member behavior.

No action items needed from the closed session.

Adjourn Chair Motion: Beaudry Jones motions that we adjourn the meeting.

Laura Snelson seconds

Aye: Liz Metcalf, Beaudry Jones, Jim Haendiges, Dave Berry, Laura Snelson (Roll Call)

7:30

Audio Link:
https://www.dropbox.com/s/g7frk24orrize9f/2019-02-21.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 1/10/2019

10 January 2019, 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, Beaudry Jones, Jim Haendiges, Dave Berry

Board Members Absent:
Laura Snelson

Others In Attendance: Julie Atwood, Jenn Martinsea, Cheryl Ashcraft, Heather King, Faith Havick, Kathy Thiriot, Andi Bergen, Rachel Webb, Dina Keeler

6:30
Approve Minutes from Previous Meeting Secretary Motion: Beaudry Jones proposes we accept the minutes with the correction of unanimous with those present.
Jim Haendiges seconds
Aye: Liz Metcalf, Beaudry Jones, Jim Haendiges, Dave Berry
 
Director’s Report Director    
Finance Report Business Manager    
Board Governance Chair Motion: Beaudry Jones Motions we create the Policy Committee with Jim Haendiges leading that.
Dave Berry seconds
Aye: Liz Metcalf, Dave Berry, Beaudry Jones, Jim Haendiges

Motion: Beaudry Jones motions we accept the School year calendar as submitted.
Jim Haendiges seconds
Aye: Liz Metcalf, Beaudry Jones, Jim Haendiges, Dave Berry

 
Closed Session   Motion: Beaudry Jones motions we go in to closed session under Utah code 52-4-205(1) for the mid-year evaluation of the Director and Business Administrator

No action items needed from the closed session.

 
Adjourn Chair Motion: Beaudry Jones motions that we adjourn the meeting.
Jim Haendiges seconds
Aye: Liz Metcalf, Beaudry Jones, Jim Haendiges, Dave Berry (Roll Call)
7:30

Audio Link:
https://www.dropbox.com/s/leaylgym0lzpxgw/2019-01-10.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.