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Great Work Montessori School Board Meeting

October 17th, 2018

Great Work Montessori School - South Campus, 5300 W. Center Avenue., Lakewood, Colorado 80226

Agenda:

6:00PM

  1. Call to Order/Reading the Vision and Mission Statements.

  2. Consent Agenda -- NONE        

  3. Public Comment  

  4. Head of School Report

  5. Standing Committee Reports (Financial, Accountability, Community Council)

  6. Approval of Prior Meeting Minutes

  7. New Business

    1. Renewal Application

    2. Count Day Update

  8. Old Business

  9. Report from Friends of GWMS

  10. Executive Session -- none

  11. Other Board Comments and Logistics -- informational

    1. Discussion of future agenda topics

  12. Approval of the Agenda

  13. Adjourn

Great Work Montessori School Board Meeting

September 19th, 2018

Great Work Montessori School - South Campus, 5300 W. Center Avenue., Lakewood, Colorado 80226

Agenda:

6:00PM

  1. Call to Order/Reading the Vision and Mission Statements.

  2. Consent Agenda -- NONE        

  3. Public Comment  

  4. Head of School Report

  5. Standing Committee Reports (Financial)

  6. Approval of Prior Meeting Minutes

  7. New Business

    1. Review updated lease

    2. Discuss appointment of a new Board member

    3. Discuss board member recruitment

  8. Old Business

    1. 2018-2019 Affidavits

    2. Confirmation of audit engagement

  9. Standing Committee Reports (Accountability, Community Council)

  10. Report from Friends of GWMS

  11. Executive Session -- none

  12. Other Board Comments and Logistics -- informational

    1. Discussion of future agenda topics

  13. Approval of the Agenda

  14. Adjourn

Great Work Montessori School Board Meeting
July 18th, 2018
Great Work Montessori School - South Campus, 5300 W. Center Avenue., Lakewood, Colorado 80226
Agenda:
6:00PM
Call to Order/Reading the Vision and Mission Statements.
Approval of Prior Meeting Minutes
Consent Agenda -- NONE
Public Comment
Head of School Report
New Business
Review SustainEd LoI
Discuss updates to Board Member agreement
2018-2019 Conflict of Interest Forms
2018-2019 Affidavits
Old Business
Review/Amend Annual Agenda
Strategic Plan discussion
Standing Committee Reports (Financial, Accountability, Community Council)
Report from Friends of GWMS
Executive Session -- none
Other Board Comments and Logistics -- informational
Discussion of future agenda topics
Approval of the Agenda
Adjourn Great Work Montessori School Board Meeting
May 8th, 2018, 8:00 am
SHERATON DENVER DOWNTOWN HOTEL, 1550 Court Place, Denver, CO 80202
Agenda:
6:00PM
Call to Order/Reading the Vision and Mission Statements.
Approval of Prior Meeting Minutes
Consent Agenda -- NONE
Public Comment
Head of School Report
New Business
Board Training
Training session with R.B. Fast
Board self-evaluation
Head of School evaluation
Creation of annual agenda
Creation of annual calendar
Executive Session -- none
Other Board Comments and Logistics -- informational
Discussion of future agenda topics
Approval of the Agenda
Adjourn 

GWMS Special Board Meeting - May 9, 2018 Conducted via email Agenda Review of April 10th BOD meeting minutes Great Work Montessori School Board Meeting
May 8, 2018
Great Work Montessori School - South Campus, 5429 W. Center Avenue., Lakewood, Colorado 80226
Agenda:
6:00PM
Call to Order/Reading the Vision and Mission Statements.
Approval of Prior Meeting Minutes
Consent Agenda -- NONE
Public Comment
Head of School Report
New Business
Board Elections
Welcoming new member
‘SustianEd’ discussion
Budget review and planning
Review pre-EOY financials
Grant updates
Review 2018/19 enrollment efforts
Review impact of tuition change on enrollment efforts
Update on tuition calculator
CY Audit Planning
Confirm CPA firm timing
Planning for staff appreciation breakfast
Board retreat planning
Board self evaluation
Review of current professional development efforts
Standing Committee Reports (Financial, Accountability, Community Council)
Report from Friends of GWMS
Executive Session -- none
Other Board Comments and Logistics -- informational
Discussion of future agenda topics
Approval of the Agenda
Adjourn
Great Work Montessori School Board Meeting

April 10th, 2018

Great Work Montessori School - North Campus, 6001 W. 16th Avenue., Lakewood, Colorado 80214

Agenda:

6:00PM

  1. Call to Order/Reading the Vision and Mission Statements.

  2. Approval of Prior Meeting Minutes

  3. Consent Agenda -- NONE        

  4. Public Comment

  5. Head of School Report

  6. New Business

    1. Board Elections

      1. Review election protocols  

    2. Budget review and planning

      1. Review 3/31 financials

      2. Planning for CY TABOR

    3. Review 2018/19 enrollment efforts

      1. Review impact of tuition change on enrollment efforts

        1. Update on tuition calculator

    4. CY Audit Planning

      1. Review/ approve  recommendation for CPA firm

    5. JCSC meeting update and planning

    6. Head of School contract review

    7. Head of school evaluation planning

      1. Approval of review metrics

    8. Planning for staff appreciation breakfast

    9. Board retreat planning

      1. Training and professional development opportunities  

  7. Standing Committee Reports (Financial, Accountability)

  8. Report from Friends of GWMS

  9. Report from Community Council

  10. Executive Session pursuant to Colorado Revised Statute 24-6-402(4)(e)

  11. Other Board Comments and Logistics -- informational

    1. Discussion of future agenda topics

  12. Approval of the Agenda

  13. Adjourn

Great Work Montessori School Board Meeting

March, 20th, 2018

Great Work Montessori School - South Campus, 5429 W. Center Ave., Lakewood, Colorado 80226

Agenda:

6:00PM

  1. Call to Order/Reading the Vision and Mission Statements.

  2. Approval of Prior Meeting Minutes

  3. Consent Agenda -- NONE         

  4. Public Comment

  5. Head of School Report

  6. New Business

    1. School Accountability Survey

    2. Board Elections and Appointments

      1. Review and discuss current school policy

    3. Review 2018/19 budget draft

      1. Discuss key concerns

      2. Evaluate updated projections

    4. Review 2018/19 enrollment efforts

      1. Current outreach

      2. Review impact of tuition change of enrollment efforts

    5. CY Audit Planning

      1. Review and discuss CPA firms

    6. Grant application updates

      1. Discussion of long term funding sources to subsidize tuition rates

    7. Policy working group session

      1. Tessa to provide an update.

      2. The board to review current policy proposals

  7. Standing Committee Reports (Financial, Accountability)

  8. Report from Friends of GWMS

  9. Report from Community Council

  10. Executive Session (CRS 24-6- 402(4)(a))

    1. Grievance hearing

  11. Other Board Comments and Logistics -- informational

    1. Discussion of future agenda topics

  12. Approval of the Agenda

  13. Adjourn


Great Work Montessori School Board Meeting
February, 13th, 2018
Great Work Montessori School - North Campus, 6001 W. 16th Ave, Lakewood, Colorado 80214
Agenda:
6:00PM

Call to Order/Reading the Vision and Mission Statements.
Approval of Prior Meeting Minutes
Consent Agenda -- NONE
Public Comment
Head of School Report
Review of proposed dashboard (Appendix I)
New Business
Review 2018/19 enrollment efforts
Current enrollment
Review results of the lottery
Current outreach
Review impact of tuition change of enrollment efforts
Review Summer program enrollment
Current enrollment
Current outreach
Homeschool Program
Update on proposal passed at last meeting
Review proposed 2018/19 fee schedule
Inclusion of optional ‘fee scholarship program’
Review current aftercare rates
Grant application updates
Discussion of long term funding sources to subsidize tuition rates
Review updated financial position
Discuss impact on year(s) 2 through 5
Policy working group session
Ellie and Tessa to provide update.
The board to review current policy proposals
Review potential of income verification requirements for sliding scale tuition subsidy
Review potential of tying sliding scale tuition subsidy to open enrollment calendar for 18/19 year
The board will work through the policy writing and adoption process (to be limited to 30 minutes).
Update from, planning for, JCSC meeting
Understanding impact of current mill levy structure
Designate board liaison to facilitate path forward
Standing Committee Reports (Financial, Accountability)
Report from Friends of GWMS
Report from Community Council
Executive Session (CRS 24-6- 402(4)(a))
NONE
Other Board Comments and Logistics -- informational
Discussion of future agenda topics
Approval of the Agenda
Adjourn


APPENDIX I
Proposed Head of School Dashboard

CLICK HERE FOR DASHBOARD




APPENDIX II
Updated Financial Position


Great Work Montessori School Board Meeting

January, 9th, 2018

Great Work Montessori School - South Campus, 5429 W. Center Ave, Lakewood, CO 80226


Agenda:

6:00PM

  1. Call to Order/Reading the Vision and Mission Statements.    

  2. Approval of Prior Meeting Minutes

  3. Consent Agenda -- NONE         

  4. Public Comment

  5. New Business
    1. Review 2018 enrollment efforts
    2. Summer program discussion and finalization
    3. Homeschool Program
    4. Review and approve 2018/19 tuition rates
    5. Grant application updates
    6. Detailed review of financial position
    7. Exploration of further cost saving measures
    8. Policy working group status report
    9. Planning for JCSC meeting

  6. Standing Committee Reports (Financial, Accountability)
  7. Report from Friends of GWMS
  8. Report from Community Council
  9. Executive Session (CRS 24-6- 402(4)(a))
    1. NONE
  10. Other Board Comments and Logistics -- informational
    1. Discussion of future agenda topics
  11. Approval of the Agenda
  12. Adjourn

Great Work Montessori School Board Meeting


December, 12th, 2017

Great Work Montessori School - North Campus, 6001 W 16th Ave, Edgewater, CO 80214


Agenda:


6:00PM

  1. Call to Order/Reading the Vision and Mission Statements                          

  2. Approval of Prior Meeting Minutes

  3. Consent Agenda -- NONE         

  4. Public Comment

  5. Head of School update

  6. New Business

    1. Discussion of current financial position

      1. Review of current financial statements

      2. Review the results of Colorado Gives Day

      3. Update on grant writing efforts

      4. Update from GW Foundation

    2. Policy working group

      1. Update and process discussion

    3. Review of 2018/19 enrollment efforts

    4. Sense of the board

      1. South campus facilities

    5. Summer program

      1. Update on survey creation

      2. Update on current staff efforts

  7. Standing Committee Reports (Financial, Accountability, Community Council)

    1. Finance Committee update from Director Cain

    2. Accountability Committee update from Executive Amy Malik

    3. Community Council update from Executive Amy Malik

  8. Executive Session (CRS 24-6- 402(4)(a))

    1. NONE

  9. Other Board Comments and Logistics -- informational

  10. Approval of the Agenda

  11. Adjourn



Great Work Montessori School Board Meeting

November, 7th, 2017
Great Work Montessori School South Campus
5429 W. Center Ave Lakewood CO 80226

Agenda:

6:00PM

1. Call to Order/ Reading the Vision and Mission Statements
2. Public Comment
3. New Business
a. Update of Bylaws to facilitate 501(c)3
b. Review and approve updated budget
4. Executive Session (CRS 24-6- 402(4)(a))
a. NONE
5. Other Board Comments and Logistics -- informational
6. Approval of the Agenda



Great Work Montessori School Board Meeting


October, 10th, 2017

Great Work Montessori School – North Campus, 6001 W 16th Ave, Lakewood, CO 80214

 Agenda:

6:00PM                           

  1. Call to Order/ Reading the Vision and Mission Statements
  2. Approval of Prior Meeting Minutes
  3. Public Comment
  4. Head of School Report
  5. New Business
    1. Amend and sign board member agreement
    2. Officer selection
      1. Vice President
      2. Treasurer
    3. 501(c)3 Progress
    4. Discuss, adoption of updated enrollment policy
    5. Review of Concern letter and response
    6. Review of JeffCo deadline spreadsheet
    7. Discussion of additional board commitments
      1. Annual retreat
      2. Trainings
    8. Discuss results of count day
    9. Creation of working groups
      1. Review of board’s working documents
        1. Development of future policies
      2. Board dashboard development
  6. Standing Committee Reports
    1. Financial
    2. Accountability
  7. Executive Session (CRS 24-6- 402(4)(a))
    1. NONE
  8. Consent Agenda
    1. NONE
  9. Other Board Comments and Logistics -- informational
  10. Approval of the Agenda
  11. Discussion of Future Agenda Items
  12. Adjourn

September, 12th, 2017
Great Work Montessori School South Campus
5429 W. Center Ave Lakewood CO 80226

Agenda:

6:00PM

1. Call to Order/Reading the Vision and Mission Statements
2. Approval of the Agenda
3. Approval of Prior Meeting Minutes
4. Consent Agenda -- NONE
5. Public Comment
6. Head of School Report
7. Vote on adding new member(s) – action item
8. New Business
a. 501(c)3 Progress
b. Creation of SAC
c. Financial policy adoption
d. Review of JeffCo deadline spreadsheet
e. Review of enrollment
9. Standing Committee Reports (Financial, Accountability)
10. Other Board Comments and Logistics -- informational
11. Discussion of Future Agenda Items
12. Adjourn

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