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School updates, important dates, and other notices.

Board of Directors Meeting Agenda: May 21, 2015

  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
      1. Annual meeting
      2. Annual goals
    2. Director report – Jake Nelson
      1. Current Enrollment
      2. Enrollment Projections for 15-16
      3. Student achievement/testing
      4. Leadership implementation team/SIG grant
      5. Curriculum
      6. Staff update
    3. Financial Report
      1. Monthly Finance Report – Kara Gaffy and Sher Tischner, BDKA
      2. Federal CSP Grant Report – Jake Nelson
  6. Consent Agenda
    1. Minutes of April 19, 2015 Board meeting
    2. April 2015 Financials
    3. Resignation
      1. Celeste Olson
      2. Svetlana Lazarev
    4. 2015-2016 employment contracts
      1. Tatyana DeLaRiva-Blinova – .50 FTE ESL
      2. Kayla Lemon – .60 FTE ESL
      3. Natalie Hansen – 1.0 FTE Elementary
  7. Old Business
    1. Nasha Shkola 2015-2016 programming
      1. Pre-K partnership with New Horizons update
      2. High school partnership with ERA follow-up
      3. Draft of the 2015-2016 budget – Update
  8. New Business
    1. 2015-2016 MACS membership resolution
    2. Contacts with private contractors: Audit Firm
    3. Review and update Board policies:
      1. Admissions/Enrollment Policy
      2. Conflict of Interest Policy
      3. Capital Asset Policy
    4. 2015-2016 duty assignment
    5. School Publicity
    6. Board self-evaluation
    7. Other
  9. Adjourn

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