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Board of Directors Meeting Agenda: March 21, 2017

  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. Chairs Executive Report: Yelena Hardcopf
    2. Executive Director report
      1. Enrollment – 103
      2. Student Achievement & LIT (Yelena Hardcopf)
    3. Financial Report
      1. Monthly Finance Report, Mark Eilers – Treasurer
  6. Consent Agenda
    1. Minutes of February 21, 2017 Board meeting
    2. Financials February 2017
  7. Old Business
    1. School building status and Approval of potential lease
    2. Nasha Shkola 2016-2017 enrollment projections and programming needs.
    3. FY 18 calendar
    4. Update on Grant Writing opportunities – Go Fund Me – Marbrook Operations Grant -STEM
    5. Disability insurance update and developing Policy for Maternity Leave
    6. Director evaluation (to be completed in the end of the meeting)
    7. Review other Action items:
      1. Look into Dual Language programs in the Twin Cities area so that we can see how the model works.
      2. Get people at least one from the community, parents, teachers, and other interested parties to join the group working on relocation of the school
      3. Consider academics and curriculum for next year (curriculum committee).
      4.  Send out intent to return forms and reach to old and new families for our upcoming school year.
  8. New Business
    1. Development of FY 18 budget
    2. Plan annual meeting and recruit more candidates to run for the school board.
    3. Wellness Policy revision for MDE requirements
    4. Director Health benefits
  9. Other
  10. Adjourn

Next Board Meeting: April 18 , 2017 – 6:30 Nasha Shkola School

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.

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