The Main Street Academy

Governing Board

Regular Meeting - Tuesday November 27th, 2018 @7:00 PM

Meeting Agenda

Welcome and Call to Order 1 minutes

Once a quorum is established, the meeting will be called to the order.

Approval of Agenda 5 minutes

So that there is agreement between board members on the agenda, and the amount of time spent on the meeting, the board shall vote to approve an agenda for the meeting. To the best of its ability, it will follow that agenda, and allow for the chair to move the board through the agenda as specified.


  1. A motion was made to amend the Agenda to add the ASPC Report.

Approval of Minutes 15 minutes

Approval of October 30, 2018 Board meeting minutes.


  1. Approve the minutes of the October 30, 2018 Board meeting.

Public Comment 10 minutes

Our Public Comment period is for members of the public to address the board. Each member of the public may sign up to comment at the meeting, and will be allotted two minutes. The board will listen, but may not directly respond to any comments. Our meetings are open to the public and public record. As such, if your comment is about a private matter, please contact the board via email, or speak to the board chair privately.

Faculty Report 10 minutes

This report comes from the staff elected faculty member to the board.

PTO Report 10 minutes

Report given by the PTO President

Principal Report 15 minutes

The school leader reports on the status of the school.

Finance Committee Report 15 minutes

This report is submitted by the Treasurer.

Academic & School Performance Committee Report 10 minutes

This report is submitted by the ASPC Chair.

Governance Committee Report 15 minutes

This report is submitted by the Governance Committee Chair.

Communications Report 15 minutes

This report is submitted by the communications chair.

President’s Report 15 minutes

This report is made by the governing board President.

  1. Re-chartering preparation. Current school charter term is July 1, 2015- June 30, 2020
  • Conversation with Thomas van Soelen and Associates on October 24, 2018 to discuss scope of services and budget.
  • Establishment of Re-Charter petition task force and regular meeting schedule with anticipated submittal in June 2019.
  • Principal Parker to begin compiling year-by-year performance data for required Accountability spreadsheet
  1. Establishment of short, weekly Risk Management calls with President , Vice President, Principal and Director of Business Operations
  2. Committees to establish no more than 5 measurable goals to present and ratify at the October Board meeting
  3. Recruitment for Board and Committee positions. Emphasis on candidates with education/academic backgrounds. This should be a focus of Governance Committee.

Future Business 15 minutes

This is to add new business to next month’s agenda.