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Board of Directors Meeting Agenda: August 8, 2013

  1. Call Meeting to Order
  2. Read Nasha Shkola Vision – What has been done this past month to bring the NS vision closer to reality?
  3. Recognition of Visitors
  4. Approval of Agenda
  5. Reports
    1. Director Report
      1. Enrollment Update
      2. Staff Update
      3. Marketing
      4. Student/Parent Handbook & Code of Conduct
      5. Facility – Lease
      6.  Strategic Planning – gain consensus on the outline, who would provide input (parents, teachers, business community, students, Russian cultural community, etc.), and timeline.
      7. Administrative Job Description – division of duties
    2. Budget – Finances
      1.  Finance Committee Report
        1. 2013-2014 Budget
    3.  Other
  6. Public Comment
  7. Discussion / Action Items
    1. Approve Minutes:
      1. Wednesday, May 16th, 2013 Board Meeting
      2. Thursday, July 18th, 2013 Board Meeting
      3. Thursday, August 1st, 2013 Special Board Meeting
      4.  Approve Student Code of Conduct/Family Handbook
      5.  Approve new hires – Peter Verley – 1st Grade, David Cauley – 4th Grade, Svetlana Kazanecki – Russian Teacher (changing from para)
    2. Approve Financials
      1. July 2014
    3. Other
  8. Other business
    1. Upcoming events
      1. Open House Events at Nasha Shkola for prospective families
        1. Tuesdays 4-8pm
        2. Sundays 1-4pm
    2. Election of New Board Officers – tabled from July
      1.  Board Chair
      2. Board Vice Chair
      3. Secretary
      4. Treasurer
    3. Designate Official Depositories (Venture Bank)
    4. Designate Official Newspaper (Minnetonka Lakeshore)
    5. Delegation of Authority to Make Electronic Funds Transfers (Scott Brown, or his designee at Beltz, Kes, Darling and Associates)
    6. Complete Board Member Conflict of Interest
  9. Future Meetings
    1. Board Meeting Schedule/Calendar
      Board meetings are held the 2nd Thursday of the month at 6:30 p.m.

      1. Thursday, September 12th
      2. Thursday, October 10th
    2. Committee Meetings
      1. Finance Committee – Thursday prior to the board meeting at 5:30pm
  10. Adjourn meeting

Nasha Shkola — Russian for Our School — is an academically rigorous K-8 charter school, providing a highly-structured learning environment for students interested in Russian language and culture.

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School Info

Nasha Shkola
6717 85th Avenue North
Brooklyn Park, MN 55445

Phone: 763-496-5550
Fax: 763-424-8520

School Hours
Monday – Friday:
8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Office Hours
Monday – Friday:
8 am – 4 pm