Board of Directors Meeting Minutes 09-10-2020 Pending Approval

Board of Directors Meeting Minutes

 September 10th,  2020, 5:00pm – 1160 N 645 West, Washington, Utah

 

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

Others in Attendance:Director Chelsea Bergerons, Nate Adams, Heather King, Amber Bain

5:05
Approve Minutes From Previous Meeting   Secretary Glover  Motion: Jim Haendiges motions to approve the minutes for the month of August..

Rachel Webb  Seconds

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

Director’s Report  Director Bergeron The school has exited turnaround.

All Kindergartners have been given the KEEP assessment and started Acadience.

The school now has access to iReady and Aimsweb.

Students are loving the activity classes (art, music, library & PE).

Director Bergeron has completed the first rounds of teacher observations and all teachers have received her feedback.

Students are doing great with their masks and there are no positive cases of Covid so far.

Partnered with Zupas for some Fundraising night to raise money to increase the amount of recess supplies available.

Continuing to raise the level of academic rigor in the classrooms. 

In need of developing a new strategic plan to sse the school into the future.

The school received 2 hand sanitizer stations and refills from the state. 

The custodians are doing an excellent job of keeping the building clean and disinfected..

Financial Report  Nate Adams 

Red Apple 

Committee Reports 
Action Items  Chair Haendiges  Motion: Jim Haendiges motion to accept the LEA specific licensing policy into the board policy manual. 

Rachel Webb seconds

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

Motion: Jim Haendiges motions to approve  Emily Reed for the LEA specific licensing application.

Ana Eldridge Seconds

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

Motion: Jessi motions to vote on the board policy manual revision.

Ana Eldridge seconds

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

Motion: Jim Haendiges motions to accept Early Literacy Grant Revision.

Rachel Webb seconds 

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

Adjournment  Chair  Rachel Webb  motions we adjourn.

Anna Eldridge Seconds

Aye by Roll Call: Rachel Webb, Jessi Cox, Ana Eldridge, Nancy Glover, Jim Haendiges, Joleen Rowley, Roy Johnson.

6:05

 

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.

Parent Night

Parents/Guardians,

Wednesday, February 26th, from 6:00 – 7:00 PM Mrs. Bergeron, our Director, will be holding a Parent Education Night.

The main topic will be “The Ins and Outs of a Public Montessori School.”
Along with that, we will have parent volunteer sign-up sheets and information about next year.
This is for adults only.
We hope to see you there.