Board of Directors Meeting - June 23, 2022

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Thursday, June 23, 2022 - 6:30pm

Board of Directors Meeting Agenda

June 23, 2022 6:00 PM

Room Library
School Mission Statement: STRIDE Academy nurtures individuals while fostering leadership and empowering students to attain their highest potential in a family-centered environment.

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

  1. Mission Statement of STRIDE Academy
  2. Conflict of Interest Declaration: No member of the board of directors, employee, officer, or agent of a charter school shall participate in selecting, awarding, or administering a contract if a conflict of interest exists. 

II. Approval of Agenda

III. Swearing in New Directors and Organization of the Board

  1. Election of Officers for 2022-2023
    1. Chair
    2. Vice-Chair
    3. Secretary
    4. Treasurer
    5. Establish Board Committee Assignments for 2022-2023
  2. Approve Designation of Depositories: Choice Bank, St. Cloud Federal Credit Union
  3. Board Members Conflict of Interest Disclosure & Governance Assurances
  4. Authorized Signers at Banks: Board Chair - Sara Fromm, Executive Director - Eric Skanson, Treasurer - Sara Fromm, Business Manager - Kelly Rimpila, Administrative Assistant - Mara Kramer
  5. Delegation of Authority to make electronic funds transfers
    1. Board Chair, Board Treasurer, or Executive Director
    2. Kelly Rimpila, or her designee at BerganKDV
  6. Designation of St. Cloud Times as Official Newspaper
  7. Accept Resignation from Joe Pundsack, Board Member at the end of the month (June 2022)

IV. Consent Agenda

  1. Board Meeting Minutes
  2. Adopt Federal Mileage Rate reimbursement
  3. Authorize Administrative Assistant to Perform certain Duties of the Secretary
  4. Authorization to use Facsimile Signatures
  5. Authorize Business Manager as Treasurer’s Designee.
  6. Approve to Hire Alex Alvord, Teacher
  7. Approve to Hire Jordyn Birch, Teacher
  8. Approve to hire Amanda Jaques, Teacher
  9. Approve to hire Kelly Haws, .5 FTE Teacher (effective July 1st)
  10. Accept Resignation from Katie Muhlenpoh
  11. Accept Resignation from Sidney Kruse
  12. Accept Resignation from Gina Schoon
  13. Accept Resignation from LeAnn Skudlarek
  14. Accept Resignation from Carl Burks
  15. Approve to reassign Fardowsa Hassan to Administrative Assistant

V. 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.


VI. Reports

  1. Executive Director
    1. ​Land Purchase update 
    2. Special Education Update 
  2. Principals' Report
    1. Q-Comp Annual Report
  3. Standing Committee Reports
    1. Academic Excellence Committee
    2. Governance
    3. Finance 

VII. Business

  1. Approve Eric Skanson to be the Schools' Identified Official with Authority
  2. Approve Abdo Eick and Myers to Conduct Annual Financial Audit for the 2021-2022 School year.
  3. Approve Evaluation of Executive Director
  4. Approve Literacy Plan
  5. Approve 2022-2023 membership in Minnesota Association of Charter Schools
  6. Approve Proposal from Choice Bank to the term sheet.

VIII. Adjourn

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