Business Meeting Agenda


Maine Charter School Commission
Monday, March 3, 2014

DHHS Building

35 Anthony Avenue, Augusta; Rooms C and D

9 a.m. - 2 p.m.

 

I. Call to order

II. Roll call (members present)

III. Adjustments to the Agenda

 

IV.  Approval of the Minutes

A. January 30, 2014, Business Meeting Minutes

V. Officer’s reports

A. Chair

B. Vice-chair

C. Executive Director

  1. Update on LD 1736 and LD 1617

VI. Unfinished Business

A.  Chapter 3

 Update and review of a draft for this proposed rule on Charter Renewals

B.  Administrative Support Position - Draft Job Description and specif tasks

 

VII. New business

A.  Consideration of application for Commission denial or approval to Contract Negotiations:

  1. Consideration of the number of virtual charter schools that might be approved
  2. Consideration of virtual public charter school applications
    1. Maine Connections Academy, a statewide virtual school

    Amy Volk, Board President

    Review Team: Ande Smith, Chair; John Bird; J. Michael Wilhelm

     

      Recommendation by Review Team Chair

      Commission discussion

      Vote by Commission

       

    1. Maine Virtual Academy, a statewide virtual school
  3. Amy Carlisle, President, Maine Learning Innovations

    Review Team: John Bird, Chair; Jana Lapoint; Ande Smith

     

    Recommendation by Review Team Chair

    Commission discussion

    Vote by Commission

     

  4. Consideration of Lewiston-Auburn Academy Charter School, Lewiston, Maine

    Tarlan Ahmadov, Board Secretary

    Review Team: Jana Lapoint, Chair; Laurie Pendelton; Shelley Reed

     

    Recommendation by Review Team Chair

    Commission discussion

    Vote by Commission

VIII. Other

IX. Announcements

  1. Turn in Expense Account Vouchers at the end of the meeting
  2. Next regularly scheduled meeting:April 1, 2014

X. Public Comment

XI. Adjourn