The Museum School

Governing Board

Regular Meeting - Tuesday August 20th, 2019 @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 5 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 1 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

Approve the previous meeting minutes 1 minutes


  1. Approve the minutes of the July 16, 2019 meeting

Development Committee Update 10 minutes

Update from Development Committee Chair, Leah Dobbs, and Foundation Representative

Finance Committee Update 20 minutes

Report from Committee Chair and Board Treasurer, Katie Cota

Facilities Committee Update 10 minutes

Update from Facilities Chair, Alan Locke

Communications Committee Update 10 minutes

Report from Committee Chair, Andrea Jones

Governance Committee Update 10 minutes

Update from Governance Committee Chair, Jesse Lincoln

Personnel Committee Update 10 minutes

Update from the Personnel Committee Chair, Kelly Swinks

Diversity Committee Update 10 minutes

Report from Committee Chair, Andy Huff

School Leader Report 15 minutes

Executive Director Katherine Kelbaugh will report on the status of the school on behalf of Principal Mike Stewart

Executive Director's Report 15 minutes

Report from Executive Director Katherine Kelbaugh

Board Chair Update 10 minutes

Remarks and project updates from Chair, Clay Jones