Board Meeting Minutes 3/21/2019 – Pending Approval

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.

Board Meeting Minutes 12/13/2018

Board of Directors Meeting Minutes

13 December 2018, 6:30PM – 1160 N 645 West, Washington, Utah

 PresenterQuestions to answerTime
 Board Meeting Call to OrderChairBoard 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

6:30
Approve Minutes from Previous MeetingSecretary

Motion: Beaudry Jones proposes we accept the minutes as read.
Jim Haendiges seconds
Aye: Liz Metcalf, Beaudry Jones, Jim Haendiges, Dave Berry

 
Director’s ReportDirectorLet it be known on the record that will did look over The Parent Involvement Policy in our workshop.
Finance ReportBusiness Manager
Board GovernanceChairMotion: 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 n/a 
AdjournChairMotion: Beaudry Jones motions that we adjourn the meeting.
Dave Berry seconds
Aye: Liz Metcalf, Beaudry Jones, Jim Haendiges, Dave Berry
7:30

Audio Link:
https://www.dropbox.com/s/j9q5c0qrupyqkjf/2018-12-13.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, individualized grade K-7 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 10/23/2018

Board of Directors Phone Meeting Minutes

23 October 2018, 6:00PM – Phone Meeting

 

Call to Order/ Roll Call Board Members in attendance: Liz Metcalf, Dave Berry, Beaudry Jones, Melodie Hardy

Board Members Absent: Laura Snelson, Jim Haendiges

7:00pm
Early Literacy Program Motion: Melodie Hardy proposes we accept the Early Literacy Program

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

Meeting Adjourned Motion: Beaudry Jones motions we close the meeting

Melodie Hardy seconds

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

7:05pm

Audio Link:
https://www.dropbox.com/s/3j19dsb0a6p7h2o/2018-10-23.MP3?dl=0

Board Meeting Minutes 10/18/2018

Board of Directors Meeting Minutes

18 October 2018, 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, Laura Snelson

Board Members Absent:
Melody Hardy, Dave Berry

Others In Attendance: Julie Atwood, Jenn Martinsea, Cheryl Ashcraft, Heather King

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, Jim Haendiges, Laura Snelson

Board Governance Chair Motion: Beaudry Jones Motions we accept the Utah Grants Goal for Fiscal year 19 as presented

Laura Snelson seconds

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

Closed Session Motion: Beaudry Jones proposes we go into closed session under Utah code 52-4-205(1) to discuss specific student behavior and recent disciplinary actions.

Jim Haendiges seconds

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

No actions items

Adjourn Chair Motion: Beaudry Jones proposes that we adjourn the meeting.
Laura Snelson seconds

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

7:30

Audio Link:
https://www.dropbox.com/s/cqxj5yskpf3sxld/2018-10-18.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, individualized grade K-7 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 9/13/2018

Board of Directors Meeting Minutes

13 September 2018, 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, Melody Hardy

Board Members Absent: Laura Snelson

Others In Attendance: Julie Atwood, Dina Keeler, Jenn Martinsea, Amber Campbell, Andi Bergen, Cheryl Ashcraft, Kathy Thiriot

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

Melody Hardy seconds

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

Board Governance Chair Motion: Beaudry Jones proposes we reaffirm the Annual Board Calendar Policy as it stands

Jim Haendiges seconds

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

 

Motion: Beaudry Jones proposes we accept Emergency Director Succession with the change to the last line “The board will approve successor as needed”

Dave Berry seconds

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

Adjourn Chair Motion: Beaudry Jones proposes that we adjourn the meeting.
Melody Hardy secondsAye(Roll Call): Liz Metcalf, Melody Hardy, Beaudry Jones, Jim Haendiges, Dave Berry
7:30

Audio Link:
https://www.dropbox.com/s/pfhckxygt3tfnrp/2018-09-13.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, individualized grade K-7 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 8/8/2018

Board of Directors Meeting Minutes

8 August 2018, 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

Board Members Absent: Melody Hardy (notice given)

6:30
Approve Minutes from Previous Meeting Chair Motion: Beaudry Jones proposes we accept the minutes as read.
Dave Berry seconds
Aye: Dave Berry, Liz Metcalf, Laura Snelson, Beaudry Jones, Jim Haendiges
Adjourn Chair Motion: Beaudry Jones proposes that we adjourn the meeting.

Jim Haendiges seconds

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

7:30

Audio Link:
https://www.dropbox.com/s/eqtyziu10ebntd2/2018-08-08.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, individualized grade K-7 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 7/11/2018

Board of Directors Meeting Minutes

11 July 2018, 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, Melody Hardy, Jim Haendiges
Board Members Absent: Laura Snelson
6:30
Read Vision and Mission Statement Chair
Closed Session Chair Motion: Melody Hardy motions that we go into close session to discuss items under Utah Code 52-4-205(1), to discuss Mrs. Ashcraft’s contract.

Beaudry Jones seconds

Aye(Roll call): Dave Berry, Liz Metcalf, Melody Hardy, Beaudry Jones, Jim Haendiges

 

Action Items

Motion: Beaudry Jones proposes we extend the employment contract to Cheryl Ashcraft as outlined in the closed session.

Melody Hardy Seconds

Aye(Roll call): Liz Metcalf, Melody Hardy, Beaudry Jones, Jim Haendiges, Dave Berry

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

Liz Metcalf seconds

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

7:30

Audio Link:
https://www.dropbox.com/s/wlvu2ea4o63a4hh/2018-07-11.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, individualized grade K-7 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 6/27/2018

Board of Directors Meeting Minutes

27 June 2018, 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, Melody Hardy, Laura Snelson, Jim Haendiges 6:30
Read Vision and Mission Statement Chair
Closed Session Chair Motion: Beaudry Jones motions that we go into close session to discuss items under Utah Code 52-4-205(1), regarding hiring of new director.
Melody Hardy seconds
Aye(Roll call): Liz Metcalf, Melody Hardy, Beaudry Jones, Laura Snelson, Jim Haendiges

Motion: Beaudry Jones motions that we extend an offer to Julie Atwood to serve as our director at DMA.
Melody Hardy Seconds
Aye(Roll call): Liz Metcalf, Melody Hardy, Beaudry Jones, Laura Snelson, Jim Haendiges, Dave Berry

Motion: Laura Snelson proposes we accept the compensation package for the new director.
Jim Haendigis Seconds
Aye(Roll call): Liz Metcalf, Melody Hardy, Beaudry Jones, Laura Snelson, Jim Haendiges, Dave Berry

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

Melody Hardy seconds

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

7:30

Audio Link:
https://www.dropbox.com/s/76sqz81vbnisrar/2018-06-27.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, individualized grade K-7 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.