The Museum School

Governing Board

Regular Meeting - Tuesday August 21st, 2018 @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 Minutes from Aug 21, 2018 5 minutes

Facilities Committee Update 10 minutes

Update from Alan Locke, Chair of Facilities Committee


  1. extend a contract to Headley Construction for the Media Center with a not to exceed budget of $1.49M and in accordance with Headley's submitted proposal

Finance Committee Update 20 minutes

Update from Katie Cota, Treasurer.

2017-2018 year end financial Review

Audit Update

Media Center Funding Update

Governance Committee Update 10 minutes

Update from Jesse Lincoln, Governance Committee Chair.

--Fall Recruiting proposed plan/schedule

--CharterBoards procedures


Personnel Committee Update 10 minutes

Update from Kelly Swinks, Chair of Personnel Committee.

  • Committee calendar approved
  • Principal's contract approved
  • Discussion on mid-year salary increases to match DCSD and bonus plans

School Leader Report 30 minutes

Report from Katherine Kelbaugh, Principal.

Board Chair Update 10 minutes

Adjourn 1 minutes

Motion to Adjourn