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Board of Directors Meeting Agenda: February 16, 2021

Meeting Location: Zoom Webinar

  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 and Vision:
    • Mission: Nasha Shkola aspires to be a multi-cultural charter school committed to exceptional education in all areas of academic inquiry with an emphasis on Russian Language and Culture, providing structured and responsive learning environment based upon educational best practices for all students and their families.
    • Vision: To be an academically rigorous school preparing students for continued success as motivated learners and global citizens.
  4. Open Forum for members of the public wishing to address the board
  5. Reports
    1. Executive Director report
      1. School update
        • Enrollment
        • Operations
        • HR & Personnel
        • Academic Achievement
      2. Financial Report
        1. Monthly Finance Report – January 2021
  6. Consent Agenda
    1. Minutes of January 12, 2021 Board meeting
    2. Financials January, 2021
  7. Old Business
    1. Discuss future development of school programs
      • Voluntary PreK application (update from IQS)
      • International Baccalaureate® (IB) programme
      • Art Teacher Position FY21-22, 0.25FTE
      • Russian Language Teacher Position FY 21-22, 0.25 FTE
  8. New Business
    1. Development of the 3-year strategic budget (to align our strategic goals & priorities with budget)
      • NS Strategic goals and priorities
      • Importance of developing a strategic budget
      • Forming a committee and setting up a timeframe
    2. By-laws legal review/revision update
    3. Annual Board meeting & election: June 4, 2021
      • Recruitment of new board members (community, parents)
      • Appointment of Board Development Committee
      • Policy 2.1 Board Election Process with Resources (FYI)
  9. Other
    1. Director Evaluation
    2. School calendar
  10. Adjourn

Next Board Meeting March 16th, 2021 – 6:30 Nasha Shkola School
The Nasha Shkola Board meets the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 6:30 PM.
The Finance Committee meets at 5:30 PM 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.

Contact Us

    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