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Board Meeting May 23, 2017 at 7:00 pm

Posted by on May 16, 2017 in Board Meetings

Mountain View Academy

45 S. Moss ◊ Lowell, Oregon 97452 ◊ (541)735-1709

Board of Director’s Meeting

May 23, 2017

Modular Classroom

7:00 pm – Public Session

The Mountain View Academy School Board encourages public input.  Persons wishing to address the Board on school related issues, are invited to do so, either when the item is presented on the agenda, or under the “Public Comments” section.  In the interest of time and order, presentations from the public are limited to three (3) minutes per person, and the total time for individual agenda items shall not exceed (20) minutes.  An individual speaker’s allotted time may not be increased by a donation of time from members of the public in attendance.  If you wish to speak under Public Comments, please complete a Public Comment Form and turn it in to Erica Richardson.  The Board requests complaints or charges against an employee be held in Executive Session.  Individuals who require disability-related accommodations or modifications to participate in the Board meeting should contact the Administrator in writing prior to the meeting.



1.0 OPENING OF PUBLIC SESSION – MVA Modular Classroom 19

1.1 Public Session Call to Order at 7:11 pm

1.2 Attendance: Beau Garner, Julie Valencia, Erica Richardson, Chris Curry, and Laurie Cardwell

1.2.1 Guests: none

1.3 Approval of Agenda: Action item 3.2 was added to discuss an application for the board vacancy

1.4 Approval of Minutes: approved

1.5 Schedule Next Meeting: June 27, 2017

1.6 Budget




**Opportunity for Citizens to address items not on the Agenda.  Persons wishing to address the Board on any school related issue not listed elsewhere on the agenda are invited to do so now.  Board Members are limited, but not required, to give a brief response to public statement or questions regarding non-agenda items.



3.1 Approve/Discuss Policies: Chris Curry moved to accept changes to the admission policy. Erica seconded. The motion passed unanimously.

3.2 Board Vacancy: The application was reviewed/discussed.  Erica moved to accept Stacey Kelso as an applicant to the board.  Chris seconded the motion. The motion passed unanimously.



4.1 Administrator’s Report

  • The teaching positions for 3rd, 2nd, and 1st grade have been filled.  Interviewing for 7th grade position.
  • Finalizing the details on the DC trip.  Kindergarten and 8th grade graduation is scheduled.
  • Director of Logos Charter has been reaching out for guidance in running a charter school with PEO.
  • Smarter Balanced testing is complete.
  • All the activity fee money for the 2016-2017 school year has been collected.
  • Annual report to the Lowell School Board was presented.
  • Jessica Cardwell will  start her part-time administration duties in July.  Her main role will be mentoring all the new teachers.



Meeting adjourned at 8:36 pm

Any documents that are public records and are provided attachments to public session items on this agenda are accessible to the public on the school’s website, with the exception of documents provided at the time of the meeting.  Documents that are public records, and are provided at the time of the meeting to a majority of the Board regarding a public session item, will be made available for public inspection upon request to the Administrator’s Assistant.

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