Policy Adoption

Posted by on Apr 26, 2017 in Policies

Adopted: 4/25/17

Resolved by Mountain View Academy, That policies will be adopted using the following process.

  1. Policy draft is submitted to Kelly Harris or brought to the current board meeting.
  2. If possible, a draft is emailed wth the monthly board packets to the board members for review.
  3. Questions/concerns/edits are brought to the scheduled board meeting for review/discussion/vote.
  4.  If the board has approved the policy, the policy will be updated or added to the blog within 3 days. If the board has rejected the drafted policy, the policy on the blog will stand as current.
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Board Meeting April 25, 2017 at 7:00 pm

Posted by on Apr 26, 2017 in Board Meetings

Mountain View Academy
45 S. Moss ◊ Lowell, Oregon 97452 ◊ (541)735-1709
Board of Director’s Meeting
April 25, 2017
Modular Classroom
7:00 pm – Public Session
AGENDA

1.0 OPENING OF PUBLIC SESSION – MVA Modular Classroom 19
1.1 Public Session Call to Order at 7:21 pm
1.2 Attendance:Laurie Cardwell, Julie Valencia, Beau Garner, and Erica Richardson
1.2.1 Guests: none
1.3 Approval of Agenda: Strikeout 3.1 as this was discussed and approved at the last meeting.
1.4 Approval of Minutes: with correction to the attendance, Erica Richardson was present.
1.5 Schedule Next Meeting: May 23, 2017
1.6 Budget: Laurie presented the budget is consistent and the carry-over will be about 6.7% for next year. The grant has been delaying the reimbursement of expenses, in the meantime the ODE has updated us that they have resolved the delay and shouldn’t be a problem going forward.

2.0 PUBLIC COMMENT
**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.

3.0 ACTION DISCUSSION
3.1 Approve 2017-2018 Budget
3.2 Approve/Discuss Policies: The new adoption of the Policy Changes:

  1. Policy draft is submitted to Kelly or brought to the current board meeting.
  2. If possible, draft is emailed with the monthly board packet to board members for review.
  3. Questions/concerns/edits are brought to the scheduled board meeting to review/discuss/vote.
  4. If the board has approved the policy, the policy will be updated or added to the blog within 3 days. If the board has rejected the drafted policy, the policy on the blog will stand as current.

Beau Garner moves to adopt the change and additions to the Policy Change Policy, Erica Richardson seconds the motion. Motion passed unanimously.

Laurie asked about the use of sick leave.

4.0 INFORMATION AND STUDY

Erica Richardson gave notice to have the Board start looking for her replacement.
5.1 Administrator’s Report

  • Overnight field trip
  • Interviews and hiring : Several applicants to interview and looks like we have some really good candidates to fill our openings.
  • SmarterBalanced testing will be April 25, April 26, May 3, and May 5.
  • Planning final filed trips to Wings and Waves for 2nd-8th grade, Splash for K-1st grade.
  • Teacher Observations completed.
  • Staff Contracts have been sent out.
  • ODE Site Visit on April 10, 2017 went well.
  • Staff Changes: Erin will move to Kindergarten and that class will move to room 14. Jessica will move to 1st grade and that class will move to room 14. New Hire will be 2nd grade and that will move to classroom 16. New Hire will be 3rd grade and that class will move to classroom 18.

6.0 ADJOURNMENT: 8:30 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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Board Meeting March 21, 2017 at 7:00 pm

Posted by on Mar 14, 2017 in Board Meetings

Mountain View Academy

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

Board of Director’s Meeting

March 21, 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.

AGENDA

 

1.0 OPENING OF PUBLIC SESSION – MVA Modular Classroom 19

3.1 Public Session Call to Order: 7:09 pm

3.2 Attendance:Julie Valencia, Chris Curry, Rita Fisher, Laurie Cardwell, and Erica Richardson

3.2.1 Guests:NONE

3.3 Approval of Agenda: Added 5.3 Approve New Activity Fee Policy

3.4 Approval of Minutes: Approved

3.5 Schedule Next Meeting: April 25th @ 7pm

3.6 Budget: Reviewed

 

 

2.0 PUBLIC COMMENT

**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.

NONE

 

3.0 ACTION DISCUSSION

5.1 Approve 2017-2018 Budget:

Budget A: standard budget in affect now.

Budget B: Possible new addition to the budget for a new position for SPED Coordinator. Erica Richardson moves to approve Budget B, Rita 2nd the move. Board approved unanimously.

5.2 Approve SPED Coordinator: Chris Curry moved to approve the SPED Coordinator position and Erica Richardson 2nd. Board unanimously approved.

5.3 Approve New Activity Fee Policy: New MVA Activity Fee Policy attached to the minutes and the policy will be updated immediately, Erica Richardson moves to adopt the new policy and Rita Fischer 2nd motion. Board unanimously approved.

4.0 INFORMATION AND STUDY

6.1 Administrator’s Report

  • Placement testing for the 2017-2018 is complete.  All classes except second and eighth grade are full.
  • ODE visited MVA
  • Smarter Balanced training for the teachers is completed, testing will begin at the end of April.
  • OAKS Science testing for the fifth and eighth grade students was completed on March 10th .

7.0 ADJOURNMENT

meeting adjournment: 8:36pm

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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Board Meeting February 28, 2017 at 7:00 pm

Posted by on Feb 27, 2017 in Board Meetings

Mountain View Academy

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

Board of Director’s Meeting

February 28, 2017

Modular Classroom

6:00 pm – Executive Session

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.

AGENDA

1.0 OPENING BUSINESS – Professional Development Center

1.1 Call to Order

1.2 Public Comment on Executive Session topics

 

2.0 EXECUTIVE SESSION – Lowell’s Superintendent’s Office Conference Room

2.1 Pursuant to ORS 192.660(2)(i)

To review and evaluate the employment-related performance of the chief executive officer of any public body, a public officer, employee or staff member who does not request an open hearing

2.2 Pursuant to ORS 192.660(2)(f)

To consider records exempt by law from public inspection.

2.3 Return to Public Session

3.0 OPENING OF PUBLIC SESSION – Professional Development Center

3.1 Public Session Call to Order at 7:02 pm

3.2 Attendance: Chris Curry, Rita Fischer, Beau Garner, Julie Valencia, Laurie Cardwell

3.2.1 Guests: Scott Cardwell

3.3 Approval of Agenda – approved

3.4 Approval of Minutes – approved

3.5 Schedule Next Meeting – Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at 7:00 pm

3.6 Budget

3.7 2017-2018 Budget

 

 

 

4.0 PUBLIC COMMENT

**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.

 

5.0 ACTION DISCUSSION

5.1 Approve AD job – Rita moved to hire Jessica Cardwell as the assistant director.  Chris seconded the motion.  Motion passed unanimously.

5.2 Approve hire of consultant with conflict of interest – Scott Cardwell presented a consultation proposal, outlining a detailed plan on how he would like to enhance the math curriculum, lesson planning, and mentoring at the academy.  Chris made the motion to accept the consultation proposal.  Beau seconded the motion and the motion passed unanimously.

5.3 Approve 2017-2018 Calendar – Chris moved to approve the calendar, Rita seconded the motion.  The motion passed unanimously.

 

 

6.0 INFORMATION AND STUDY

6.1 Administrator’s Report

  • 2017-2018 Enrollment was February 1-15th, with the lottery on the 16th.  We had 40 new applicants, 23 of that was just for kindergarten.  141 total registered.
  • The grant auditors will visit on March 2nd and do a site visit.  There will be an annual report completed on year one and the grant ends on June 30, 2017.
  • PACE is offering a professional development class for schools and board members are encouraged to attend as well as staff.

 

7.0 ADJOURNMENT

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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Board Meeting January 24, 2017 at 7:00 pm

Posted by on Jan 24, 2017 in Board Meetings

Mountain View Academy

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

Board of Director’s Meeting

January 24, 2017

Modular Classroom

6:00 pm – Executive Session

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.

AGENDA

1.0 OPENING BUSINESS – MVA Modular Classroom 19

1.1 Call to Order

1.2 Public Comment on Executive Session topics

 

2.0 EXECUTIVE SESSION – MVA Modular Classroom 19

2.1 Pursuant to ORS 192.660(2)(i)

To review and evaluate the employment-related performance of the chief executive officer of any public body, a public officer, employee or staff member who does not request an open hearing

2.2 Pursuant to ORS 192.660(2)(f)

To consider records exempt by law from public inspection.

2.3 Return to Public Session

3.0 OPENING OF PUBLIC SESSION – MVA Modular Classroom 19

3.1 Public Session Call to Order – 6:59 pm

3.2 Attendance: Chris Curry, Rita Fischer, Julie Valencia, Beau Garner, and Laurie Cardwell

3.2.1 Guests: Maureen Weathers

3.3 Approval of Agenda – approved

3.4 Approval of Minutes – changes to November minutes: “The board will retain one employee”

3.5 Schedule Next Meeting – February 28, 2017 at 7:00 pm

3.6 Budget

3.7 Audit Report from Maureen Weathers – Chris moved and Rita seconded “The board accepted the current year audit and initiate the procedure that the board president sign-off on expenditures on a weekly basis” Motion passed unanimously.

 

 

 

4.0 PUBLIC COMMENT

**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.

 

5.0 ACTION DISCUSSION

5.1 Approve Assistant Director Position – Erica moved to approve the Assistant Director opening job description.  Chris seconded.  Motion passed unanimously.

5.2 Discuss 2017-2018 Calendar – will discuss and approve at February meeting.

5.3 Discuss 2017-2018 Budget – Comments and clarifications were made.  The final budget will be approved in March. Board discussed that Scott Cardwell will be developing curriculum for 6th & 7th grade math and working on a persistent problem.

 

6.0 INFORMATION AND STUDY

6.1 Administrator’s Report

  • Snow Days – 2  days to add back. Jan 20th & Feb 24th
  • ODE Grant – year 1 is coming to an end.
  • Marketing has started for the 2017-2018 school year

 

7.0 ADJOURNMENT – 8:19 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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Board Meeting November 29, 2016 at 7:00 p.m.

Posted by on Nov 21, 2016 in Board Meetings

Mountain View Academy

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

Board of Director’s Meeting

November 29, 2016

MVA 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.

AGENDA

1.0 OPENING OF PUBLIC SESSION – Professional Development Center

1.1 Public Session Call to Order: @ 7:50pm

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

1.2.1 Guests: NONE

1.3 Approval of Agenda: Erica Richardson strikes the Activity Fee Action Items and The Board approved the agenda.

1.4 Approval of Minutes: 4.1 PEO Report: Mt. View is moving forward with the payroll with PEO. The Board approved the minutes.

1.5 Schedule Next Meeting: No December Meeting and set the meeting for January 24th @ 7pm with Executive Meeting January 24th @ 6pm.

1.6 Budget: The board reviewed the budget

1.7 Projected Budget: The board reviewed the budget for the rest of the year.

 

2.0 PUBLIC COMMENT

**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. NONE

 

3.0 ACTION DISCUSSION

NONE

 

4.0 INFORMATION AND STUDY

4.1 PEO Report: The board will retain one employee.

4.2 Administrator’s Report:

  • Teacher Training
    • Smart Board & iready
  • Field Trip – OMSI visited MVA
  • ODE- Grant Visit
  • First Quarter Parent -Teacher Conferences
  • Enrollment – 132 students

5.0 ADJOURNMENT:8:25pm

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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