January 2019 Board Meeting

Peace Valley Charter School

Board Members:  Kristyn Carr (President), Eric McDonald (Vice President), Ryan Smith (Treasurer), Patricia Guerrero (Secretary), Roger Stewart



Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Location: Peace Valley Charter School

1845 S. Federal Way, Boise, ID 83705


This session is a public session for the purpose of conducting school business.


  1. Opening of Meeting

    1. Call Meeting to Order

    2. Roll Call

    3. Mission:  Peace Valley Charter School educates K-8 students in the Treasure Valley, guided by the Core Principles of Public Waldorf Education, in a public school setting.  Peace Valley Charter’s mission is to provide a developmentally appropriate, arts and nature-based education, nurturing children’s innate creativity and inspiring them to become lifelong learners who are mindful, active, and engaged global citizens.

    4. Opening Verse

    5. Approval of Amended Agenda

    6. Board Member Resignation (action item)

    7. Approval of Minutes

      1. December 17, 2018

    8. Open Forum for Public Comment

  2. Reports

    1. Financial Report - Ryan Smith

      1. Review of Monthly Expenses (action item)

      2. Approval of Revised Budget (action item)

  3. Work Session with Peace Valley Education Foundation

    1. Loaned Funds to Foundation

    2. MOU Discussion

    3. Lease Discussion

  4. Reports (cont.)

    1. Principal’s Report - Andrew Ross

      1. To include, but not limited to:  enrollment, facility, communication plan, etc.

    2. Peace Valley Education Foundation - Amanda Dumont 

  5. Continuing Business

    1. Peace Valley Education Foundation - Kristyn Carr (action item)

      1. Lease

      2. MOU

      3. Loan

    2. SPED Policies Review - Kristyn Carr (action item)

    3. Volunteer Policy - Patricia Guerrero (action item)

    4. Board Member Election Policy - Patricia Guerrero (action item)

      1. Board Vacancies and Elections (action item)

    5. Inclement Weather Policy - Roger Stewart (action item)

    6. Enrollment and Lottery Planning 2019-2020 - Andrew Ross

    7. Family Council Update - Patricia Guerrero

    8. Webpage/Facebook/Google Account Management - Patricia Guerrero (action item)

  6. New Business

    1. Lunch Proposal - Andrew Ross (action item)

    2. Hiring Needs - Andrew Ross (action item)

      1. Interpreter

      2. Assistance Contract for IT/Web Services

      3. Administrative Assistant

      4. Kindergarten Assistant

    3. Board Clerk - Andrew Ross & Patricia Guerrero

    4. Facility Committee - Kristyn Carr (action item)

    5. Faculty Council Committee - Patricia Guerrero (action item)

    6. Gradalis Training - Patricia Guerrero (action item)

    7. Recording and Broadcast of Board Meetings Policy - Patricia Guerrero

    8. Board Meeting Start Times - Patricia Guerrero

  7. Closing Verse

  8. Adjournment


The board holds regularly scheduled meetings on the third Monday of each month.



Persons requesting to speak to the Governing Council in an open meeting need to sign up prior to the start of the open session of the Council meeting. Resolution of questions or responses to proposals should not be expected at this meeting; staff or others may be asked to research and/or prepare materials and solutions for a later time. Fifteen minutes total have been scheduled for persons requesting to speak. Three minutes will be allotted for individual requests and five minutes will be allotted for group requests. If more requests are received than the allotted time permits, those requests may be scheduled for the next Council business meeting.

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