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Board of Directors Meeting Agenda: February 20, 2018

  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 VisionVision:
    • Vision: To be an academically rigorous school preparing students for the world.
    • Mission: Nasha Shkola will be a multi-cultural charter school committed to academic excellence, provide a highly structured learning environment based upon educational best practices for students interested in the Russian language and culture, achieved through the collaborative efforts of parents, staff and the communities we serve.
  4. Open Forum for members of the public wishing to address the board
  5. Reports
    1. Executive Director report
      1. Enrollment – 121.5; claiming 115
      2. School Improvement (Yelena Hardcopf)
      3. Marketing Committee Report (Yelena Kurdyumova)
    2. Financial Report
      1. Monthly Finance Report, Mark Eilers – Treasurer
      2. Account balance
      3. Line of Credit Transfer – $10,000
  6. Consent Agenda
    1. Minutes of January 16, 20187 Board meeting
    2. Financials January, 2018
    3. Approval of new employees’ agreements:
      Stacy Yoakiem 1.0 FTE , ELL
  7. Old Business
    1. Strategic Plan revision & Update (Yelena Hardcopf)
    2. Policy Development & Revision:
      1. Wellness Policy revision (Alexej Abyzov)
    3. Transportation services update
    4. Preschool status update
    5. Future school program development: update
    6. School website: update
  8. New Business
    1. NS Reading program & Literacy grant development
    2. Next school year enrollment projections and programming needs.
    3. APPL: Russian language assessment
    4. Extra curriculum: Dance Class
    5. New property sign
    6. Director salary & benefits
  9. Other
    1. Planning for March meeting: Director Evaluation
    2. Planning for March meeting: Draft of next year’s budget
    3. Personnel (Closed session)
  10. Adjourn

The Nasha Shkola Board meets the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 6:30.

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

Items to discuss during March, 20th meeting:

  • Decisions regarding discontinuing and/or reducing programs and positions
  • Director Evaluation
  • Draft of next year’s budget
  • Review and update Annual Goals
  • Next school year enrollment projections
  • Recruit new board members

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