Resurgence Hall Charter School

Governing Board

Regular Meeting - Thursday April 26th, 2018 @8:00 PM

Meeting Minutes

Attendance Summary

Name Status Arrival Time Departure Time
Paula Murphy present On Time At Adjournment
Gayla Mair present On Time At Adjournment
Tony Jones present On Time At Adjournment
Michael Daniels present 10 Minutes Late At Adjournment
Nelmaris Alvarez not present
Steven Pritchett present 20 Minutes Late At Adjournment
Natasha Fenili present On Time At Adjournment

Welcome and Call to Order

The meeting will be called to the order.

Motion made to start meeting at 8:10pm

By: Paula Murphy Seconded by: Gayla Mair

There was no notable discussion on the motion.

Adoption of Agenda

Review and adopt agenda.

Motion made to strike progress report from school leader which was emailed.

By: Tony Jones Seconded by: Gayla Mair

School leader, Tori Jackson-Hines, is out of the jurisdiction attending a conference.

Approval of Minutes

Review and approval of prior meeting minutes.

Motion to adopt minutes with amendment to change 100% transition to 100% enrollment and correct Michael Daniels, board member, as present during the last meeting.

By: Gayla Mair Seconded by: Tony Jones

There was no notable discussion on the motion.

Public Comment

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 two minutes. The board will listen, but may not directly respond to any comments. 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.

Committee Reports

  1. Academic / Recruitment
  2. Finance
  3. Governance


Academic

Met April 23rd. Lottery and recruitment with 197 and 105 seats offered and 5 withdrawn. We have not pulled down from waitlist yet as we are concerned about over-enrollment. 186 scholars enrolled is our goal. May 4th is our coffee, cupcakes and conversations. June / July parent orientation. July 23 is meet your college room day and July 26th is the first day for 7th grade. All current staff will be returning except Math teacher. Hired three new K teachers, one new hirer 1st grade and 2 in pipeline. Currently reviewing resumes for 7th grade math and science. Looking at a staff of 19 and 4 teacher fellows next year. Students are interviewing the teachers being considered.

Salary bands have been reviewed and all counties reviewed. We have noted a concern in regards to not having access to leader or teacher keys

There has been a steady stream of tours provided on Mondays and Wednesdays.


Finance

All documents have been sent for review and we are outpacing our budget. We are on track to end year with $43k. We are behind on spending by $146k and are expenses are down $129k.

Need to finalize FY 18-19 budget.

CSP grant awarded.

Fundraising efforts netted $1,460 (UniverSoul), $255 (Car Magnets) as well as a donated honorary speaking engagement fee.


Compliance

June 30th is the tentative date for Board Retreat. Paula will reach out Joy on her availability.



TABLED: Discussion regarding potential changes to Student Policy Handbook

Discuss Student Policy Handbook and potential changes for the 2018-2019 calendar year.

TABLED: Discussion regarding potential changes to Employee Handbook

Discuss potential changes to the Employee Handbook for the 2018-2019 calendar year.


TABLED to next meeting with school leader is in attendance.

TABLED: Discuss Date for Board Retreat

Discuss suggested date for board retreat.


TABLED to next meeting with school leader is in attendance.

Chairman's Remarks

Closing remarks from board chair.


There are 22 days till end of the year -- we have had a spectacular year -- a lot of learning. And many of the thoughts and vision have been met. There are areas where we have fallen short but the spirt is there.

Adjournment

End of meeting.


9:28

motion to adjourn

By: Paula Murphy Seconded by: Tony Jones

There was no notable discussion on the motion.