The Museum School

Governing Board

Regular Meeting - Tuesday July 21st, 2020 @7:00 PM

Meeting Agenda

Welcome and Call to Order 1 minutes

The Meeting will be called to order by the Chair.

Mission: The mission of The Museum School of Avondale Estates is to inspire students, teachers and the community to collaborate to develop strong critical thinking, interpersonal and academic skills in our students, which will prepare them for real-world success.


Core Values: Responsibility, Respect, Cooperation, Sustainability, Creativity, Kindness

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 three minutes. The board will listen, but may not directly respond to any comments. Please do not use specific student, teacher or administrator names in your comments as 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.

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. Approve the agenda as submitted

Approval of Previous Meeting Minutes 5 minutes

Approval of regular June meeting and Special Called July meetings.


  1. Motion to approve the June 16, 2020 regular Governing Board meeting minutes as well as the Special Called July 1 and July 8, 2020 Governing Board meetings.

Principal's Report 15 minutes

Principal Mike Stewart will report on recent activities.

Executive Director's Report 15 minutes

Executive Director, Dr. Katherine Kelbaugh, will provide a report.

Finance Committee Update 15 minutes

Treasurer Tamara Richards will report on school finances.


  1. Motion to approve the school spending proposal for the month of August 2020 as reviewed.

Facilities Committee Update 10 minutes

Update from Facilities Chair Alan Locke

Communications Committee Report 10 minutes

Communications Committee Chair Andrea Jones will update on recent activities.

Diversity Committee Report 10 minutes

Diversity Committee Chair Christina Cassidy will provide an update.

Board Chair Report 15 minutes

Board Chair Kelly Swinks will provide a report.


  1. To move to Executive Session to consult with school counsel.