Meeting Minutes-January 28 2015

Minutes of Public Meeting Sections 7.8.1 and 7.8.2 MINUTES OF PUBLIC MEETING OF THE MONTESSORI EDUCATION CENTRE – CHARTER SCHOOL ACCORDING TO ARS 38-431.01 BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING HELD January 28, 2015 A public meeting of the Montessori Education Centre – Charter School Board of Directors was convened at 8:35am on January 28, 2015 in the Director’s Office at 2834 E. Southern Ave, Mesa, Arizona. Present at the meeting were the following members of the Montessori Education Centre – Charter School Board of Directors: Laura (Davis) Craig, Kevin Yirak, Rachel Lichtenberger, Stephanie Ord and Tammy Whiting. The only member of the Board of Directors that was absent was Trey Whiting. The following matters were discussed, considered, and decided at the meeting: The meeting was called to order at 8:35am. Stephanie Ord was presented as a possible new member of the Board of Directors.  Stephanie is a valued member of the Montessori Education Centre community.  She is an attorney and had participated in many school functions.  Laura Craig made a motion to approve Stephanie Ord as a new member of the Board of Directors, Kevin Yirak seconded the motion.  A vote was held and the motion passed 4 to 0. The accountant’s report of purchases for the months of November and December 2014 by check and credit card were reviewed and signed. The credit card purchases were reviewed for the months of November and December, 2014, January 2015 and signed. The Audit information from the 2013-14 school year was presented.  Rachel Lichtenberger made a motion to accept the audit report, Laura Craig seconded the motion.  A vote was held and the motion passed 5 to 0. Rachel Lichtenberger presented the possibility of adding 7th grade at North Campus.  With the Highly Qualified Teachers that we have on staff, this will be a natural extension of the education that has taken place in the 4 thru 6th grade in the classroom.   This will be a pilot program to investigate the possibility of re-opening a Montessori Education Centre Middle School.  Kevin Yirak made a motion to approve adding 7th grade at the North Campus, Stephanie Ord seconded the motion.  A vote was held and the motion passed 5 to 0. The meeting was adjourned at 9:00am. Dated this 28th day of...
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