Board of Directors September 25, 2020 Meeting Agenda

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Friday, September 25, 2020 - 6:00pm
Room 120
School Mission Statement: STRIDE Academy nurtures individuals while fostering leadership and empowering students to attain their highest potential in a family-centered environment.
Due to the current federal and state emergency declarations, the Minnesota directive to residents to stay at home, and guidance about limiting person-to-person contact due to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, this meeting of the STRIDE Academy School Board is being conducted in accordance with Minnesota Statutes 13D.021— Meetings by Telephone or Other Electronic Means.
Due to the health pandemic, the school board determined that it is not feasible for at least one board member, the superintendent, or the school district’s legal counsel to be physically present at the regular meeting location and that it is not feasible for the public to attend this meeting at the regular meeting location due to the health pandemic.
Persons may monitor this meeting from a remote location by Zoom. To request a link to the meeting please email
Persons monitoring this meeting from a remote location may submit a comment to the following email address

I. Call to Order, Pledge of Allegiance and Roll Call

  1. Mission Statement of STRIDE Academy

II. Approval of Agenda

III. Consent Agenda

  1. Minutes
  2. Finance Report
  3. Treasurers Report
  4. Accept Resignation from Rachel Carlson, Paraprofessional
  5. Accept Resignation from Shana Dickson, Paraprofessional
  6. Accept Resignation from Kathy Bjorke, Paraprofessional 
  7. Accept Resignation from Asha Abdirhaman, Paraprofessional 
  8. Approve to Hire Mary Molitor,
  9. Approve to Hire Robyn Elliott, Paraprofessional
  10. Approve to Hire Ellie Hamilton, Paraprofessional
  11. Approve to Hire Jessica DePatto, Paraprofessional 
  12. Approve to contract Psychologist services with Doug Millaway for 2020-2021
  13. Approve to contract Nursing services with Myra Schrupp for 2020-2021 
  14. Approve to contract Special Education Due Process services with Niki Krier for 2020-2021.
  15. Approve Leave request from Hani Hashi, Paraprofessional 
  16. Accept Resignation from Barika Davis, School Board Member 
  17. Approve to increase Ruth Thom from .3 FTE to .75 FTE 
  18. Approve to increase Stef Rothstein from .375 FTE to .5 FTE 
  19. Revise Long Term Leave for Kayla Clausen for 9-30-20 through 12-22-2020 T. Approve to hire Jean Reum, Long Term Sub for Kayla Clausen 
  20. Approve Policy 701.2 Procurement and Procedures 
  21. V. Approve Policy 705 Electronic Funds Transfer 

    W. Accept Donations 

III. Public Comment
The School Board welcomes input from community members and staff.
Each person addressing the council shall give his/her name for the record. Each person making public comment is limited to three minutes. Comments should be kept courteous and professional and directed to the board as whole.  After the speaker has made his or her statement, he or she will be seated with no further comment, dialogue or debate.

V. Reports

  1. Executive Director
  2. Principal’s Report
  3. Standing Committee Report
    1. Academic Excellence
    2. Governance
    3. Finance and Budget

VI. Business

  1. Approve Revised Bylaws.

  2. Designate Eric Williams as the Identified Official with Authority (IOwA) for STRIDE Academy for the 2020-2021 School year. 

VII. Adjourn

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