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Board of Directors Meeting Agenda: February 11, 2016

  1. Call to Order, Roll Call and Recognition of Visitors and Board Co-Chairs
  2. Approval of the Agenda for this meeting
  3. Read the Nasha Shkola Mission and Vision
  4. Open Forum for members of the public wishing to address the board
  5. Reports
    1. Co-Chairs Executive Report – Yelena Hardcopf and Oksana Cox
    2. Executive Director report
      1. Enrollment – 128.39
      2. Present Challenges
      3. Student Achievement (Yelena Hardcopf)
      4. Staff update – ESL teacher
      5.  LIT (Yelena Hardcopf)
    3. Financial Report
      1. Monthly Finance Report, Lisa Haseldan, Designs
      2. FY 16 Cash Flow update
  6. Consent Agenda
    1. Minutes of January 14, 2016 Board meeting
    2. Financials January 2016
    3. Approve Work Agreements: Kristine Aritt-Montgomery – ESL 1.0 FTE
  7. Old Business
    1. Nasha Shkola 2016-2017 enrollment projections and programming needs
    2. Contract signed with Kevin Peck to look for new building and sub-lessor for MCA
    3. Develop Strategic Plan of action 5 years – tentative meeting 2/29/2016 (7pm) 7
    4. Review of Action Items
      1.  Finance training for board members around the time for planning the budget in March.
      2. Plan annual meeting and recruit more candidates to run for the school board.
      3. Post the enrollment information on the website.
      4. Allow teachers to petition the board for PTO compensation beyond the current 7 days.
      5.  The board needs to re-read MACS policy section
      6. Vote on TSES must be on the website.
      7. Student services must be added to the website.
      8. Inform 8th grade parents of the boards’ decision on not expanding to 9th grade next year.
  8. New Business
    1. Approval of MACS Chapter 5 policies
    2. MDE Title Audit
    3. Approve revised budget – FY 16
    4. Develop FY 17 calendar
    5. Director evaluation
  9. Other
  10. Adjourn

Next Board Meeting: March 10, 2016 – 6:30 Nasha Shkola School

The Nasha Shkola Board meets the 2 nd Thursday of each month at 6:30

The Finance Committee meets at 5:30 prior to the board 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