Business Meeting Agenda

Agenda
Maine Charter School Commission
Tuesday, December 3, 2013
Cross State Office Building, Room 103B
1:30 to 3:00 p.m.

I. Call to order

II. Roll call (members present)

III. Adjustments to the Agenda
          A. Special Presentation to Richard Barnes

 

IV.  Approval of the Minutes

A. November 5, 2013, Business Meeting Minutes

V. Officer’s reports

A. Chair:

  1. First official meeting of new member Laurie Pendleton
  2. Report on visit to Massachusetts Department of Education - Cliff Chuang
  3. Report on visit to Pioneer School, Everett, MA

B. Vice-chair

  1. Status of Proposed Rule Chapter 3 Renewal

C. Executive director

  1. Report on Public Charter School enrollment
  2. Communications from Public Charter Schools

VI. New business

 

  1. 90-Day Visit Report-out on Baxter Academy for Technology and Science - Jana Lapoint
    • Vote to accept as written or amend
  2. 90-Day Visit Report-out on Fiddlehead School of Arts and Science - Shelley Reed
    • Vote to accept as written or amend
  3. 90-Day Visit Report-out on Harpswell Coastal Academy - Heidi Sampson
    • Vote to accept as written or amend

VII. Other

  1. Tentative Schedule for Review Team Interviews

 

Applicant

Contact

Team

Date

Place

Room Reserved

Time TBD

Maine Virtual

Academy

Amy Carlisle

John

Ande

Jana

Monday

1/13/14

Room 500

8-4

Maine Connections Academy

Amy Volk

Ande

John

Mike

Wednesday

1/15/14

Room 500

12-5

Many Hands Montessori

Jennifer Benham

Shelley

Heidi

Mike

Thursday

1/16/14

Room 500

 

11:30-5

Inspire ME Academy

Renee Morin

Laurie

Jana

John

Thursday

1/23/14

 

Room 103B

8-5

Lewiston-Auburn Academy Charter School

Tarlan Ahmadov

Jana

Shelley

Laurie

Friday

1/24/14

Room 500

8-5

Adventures in Learning Career Academies

Delia Armstrong-Busby

Heidi

Jana

Laurie

Monday

1/27/14

Room 103B

8-5

      Bold is Review Team Chair

 

  1. In-Person Interviews and Public Hearings discussion on Tentative dates/times/places
  2. List of Public Charter Schools Applications received on or before December 2, 2013
    1. Status of Error and Omissions reviews.
    2. Distribution to review teams of any complete applications.
  3. Initial Audit Report - Extenstion to november 30, 2013
    1. Cornville Regional Charter School
    2. Maine Academy of Natural Sciences

VIII. Announcements

  • Turn in Expense Account Vouchers at the end of the meeting

IX. Public Comment

X. Adjourn