Upcoming Board Meetings

Finance Committee Meeting
Friday August 18, 2017 at 11:00 AM

Agenda
I. Opening Items
A. Record Attendance and Guests
B. Call the Meeting to Order
C. Approve Minutes

II. 2016-17 Finance Updates
A. Financial Statements

III. Audit Update

IV. Capital Expenditures

V. Closing Items
A. Adjourn Meeting
Alma del Mar Board Meeting

Friday June 23, 2017 at 8:45 AM

515 Belleville Avenue, New Bedford, MA 02746

  1. Opening Items
  2. Good and New
  3. Record Attendance and Guests
  4. Call the Meeting to Order
  5. Approve Minutes
  6. Executive Director’s Report
  7. Executive Director
  8. Draft Organizational Goals for 2017-18 School Year

III. Governance

  1. Approval of Minor Amendment Regarding Length of School Year
  2. Approval of Enrollment Policy
  3. Board on Track Board Assessments for Committees
  4. 2017-18 Family and Employee Handbook approval
  5. Finance
  6. May Finance Committee Report
  7. Development
  8. Development Report
  9. Academic Excellence
  10. Academic Excellence Report

VII. Closing Items

  1. Adjourn Meeting

Alma del Mar

Finance Committee Meeting

Date and Time

Friday June 16, 2017 at 11:00 AM

 

Agenda

  1. Opening Items
  2. Record Attendance and Guests
  3. Call the Meeting to Order
  4. Approve Minutes
  5. 2016-17 Finance Updates
  6. May Financial Statements
  7. Long Term Budget discussion
  8. 2017-18 Fiscal Policies & Procedures
  9. Discussion of P&P’s
  10. Closing Items
  11. Adjourn Meeting

 

Alma del Mar Governance Committee Meeting

Friday June 16, 2017 at 10:00 AM

515 Belleville Ave, New Bedford MA 02746

  1. Opening Items
  2. Record Attendance and Guests
  3. Call the Meeting to Order
  4. Approve Minutes
  5. Governance
  6. Next steps for Board Self-Evaluation
  7. Debrief Advisory Council Event
  8. Committee Chair Development
  9. Board Calendar: Input on Determining Next Year’s Calendar

III. Closing Items

  1. Adjourn Meeting

Alma del Mar Development Committee Meeting

Friday June 16, 2017 at 9:15 AM

515 Belleville Ave, New Bedford, MA 02746

  1. Opening Items
  2. Record Attendance and Guests
  3. Call the Meeting to Order
  4. Approve Minutes
  5. Development
  6. Fundraising update
  7. Maternity Leave planning
  8. Draft Development calendar for 2017-2018

III. Other Business

  1. Closing Items
  2. Adjourn Meeting

Alma del Mar Finance Committee Meeting
Thursday May 18, 2017 at 10:00 AM
515 Belleville Avenue, New Bedford, MA 02746
I. Opening Items
A. Record Attendance and Guests
B. Call the Meeting to Order
C. Approve Minutes
II. Finance Updates
A. April Financial Statements
III. Capital Project Updates
A. April Budget Review
IV. FY17-18 Budget Proposal
A. Budget Proposal V4
V. Closing Items
A. Adjourn Meeting


Alma del Mar Governance Committee Meeting
515 Belleville Avenue, New Bedford, MA 02746
Friday May 19, 2017 at 10:00 AM
I. Opening Items
A. Record Attendance and Guests
B. Call the Meeting to Order
C. Approve Minutes
II. Governance
A. Trustee Job Description
B. Next steps for Board Self-Evaluation
C. Trustee Recruitment
D. Executive Director Annual Evaluation
E. Vice Chair Role
F. Consent Agenda?
III. Closing Items
A. Adjourn Meeting


Alma del Mar Development Committee Meeting
515 Belleville Ave, New Bedford, MA 02746
Friday May 19, 2017 at 9:15 AM
I. Opening Items
A. Record Attendance and Guests
B. Call the Meeting to Order
C. Approve Minutes
II. Development
B. Spring donor event planning
C. Advisory Council breakfast/State of the School
D. Maternity Leave planning
III. Other Business
IV. Closing Items
A. Adjourn Meeting


Alma del Mar Academic Excellence Committee Meeting

Monday April 24, 2017 at 10:00 AM

515 Belleville Ave, New Bedford, MA 02746

  1. Opening Items
  2. Record Attendance and Guests
  3. Call the Meeting to Order
  4. Approve Minutes
  5. Academic Excellence
  6. Discuss interim data
  7. Update instructional framework
  8. Academic content update for full board

III. Other Business

  1. Closing Items
  2. Adjourn Meeting

Alma del Mar Development Committee Meeting

Monday April 24, 2017 at 9:15 AM

515 Belleville Ave, New Bedford MA 02746

  1. Opening Items
  2. Record Attendance and Guests
  3. Call the Meeting to Order
  4. Approve Minutes
  5. Development
  6. Fundraising update
  7. Advisory Council breakfast/State of the School
  8. Spring donor event planning
  9. Spring Appeal

III. Other Business

  1. Closing Items
  2. Adjourn Meeting

Alma del Mar

Finance Committee Meeting

Monday April 24, 2017 at 11:00 AM

515 Belleville Avenue, New Bedford MA 02746

  1. Opening Items
  2. Record Attendance and Guests
  3. Call the Meeting to Order
  4. Approve Minutes
  5. Finance Updates
  6. March Financial Statements

III. Capital Project Updates

  1. March Budget Review
  2. FY17-18 Budget Proposal
  3. Budget Proposal V3
  4. Closing Items
  5. Adjourn Meeting

Alma del Mar Board Meeting

Friday March 24, 2017 at 8:45 AM

515 Belleville Ave, New Bedford MA 02746

  1. Opening Items
  2. Record Attendance and Guests
  3. Call the Meeting to Order
  4. Good and New
  5. Ned Carson Shares About his Almazing Fund Experience
  6. Approve Previous Minutes
  7. Executive Director
  8. Executive Director’s Report

III. Governance

  1. Governance Report
  2. Executive Session: Executive Director Contract
  3. Finance
  4. Finance Committee Report
  5. Academic Excellence
  6. Academic Excellence Report
  7. Development
  8. Trustee shares “Statement of the Heart”
  9. Fundraising/Development Update
  10. Other Business
  11. Discussion of Expansion Timeline
  12. Board on Track Tutorial with Matt Marko

VIII. Closing Items

  1. Adjourn Meeting

Alma del Mar Finance Committee Meeting

Friday March 17, 2017 at 11:00 AM

515 Belleville Avenue, New Bedford MA 02746

  1. Opening Items
  2. Record Attendance and Guests
  3. Call the Meeting to Order
  4. Approve Minutes
  5. Finance Updates
  6. February Financial Statements

III. Capital Project Updates

  1. February Budget Review
  2. Budget Proposal V2
  3. Closing Items
  4. Adjourn Meeting

Alma del Mar

Governance Committee Meeting

Friday March 17, 2017 at 10:00 AM

515 Belleville Ave, New Bedford MA 02746

  1. Opening Items
  2. Record Attendance and Guests
  3. Call the Meeting to Order
  4. Approve Minutes
  5. Governance
  6. Enrollment Plan
  7. Vice Chair Discussion
  8. 360 Degree Review of E.D.

III. Closing Items

  1. Adjourn Meeting

Alma del Mar

Development Committee Meeting

Friday March 17, 2017 at 9:15 AM

515 Belleville Ave, New Bedford MA 02746

  1. Opening Items
  2. Record Attendance and Guests
  3. Call the Meeting to Order
  4. Approve Minutes
  5. Development
  6. Fundraising update
  7. Advisory Council breakfast/State of the School
  8. Spring donor event planning
  9. Thank-a-thon checking in

III. Other Business

  1. Closing Items
  2. Adjourn Meeting

Alma del Mar Academic Excellence Committee Meeting

Friday March 10, 2017 at 9:00 AM

515 Belleville Ave, New Bedford, MA 02746

Agenda

  1. Opening Items
  2. Record Attendance and Guests
  3. Call the Meeting to Order
  4. Approve Minutes

Approve Minutes           

  1. Academic Excellence
  2. Discuss science benchmarks
  3. Update on classrooms and data
  4. Expansion implication

III. Other Business

  1. Closing Items
  2. Adjourn Meeting

Alma del Mar Board Meeting

Monday February 27, 2017 at 8:45 AM

515 Belleville Avenue, New Bedford MA 02746

  1. Opening Items
  2. Record Attendance and Guests
  3. Call the Meeting to Order
  4. Good and New
  5. Approve January Minutes
  6. Executive Director
  7. Executive Director’s Report: State of the School

III. Governance

  1. Approval of Any Changes to Enrollment Plan Required for increased enrollment
  2. Governance Report
  3. Finance
  4. Academic Excellence
  5. Academic Excellence Report
  6. Development

VII. Other Business

  1. Board opinion regarding how E.D. should respond to request for his involvement in amicus brief

VIII. Closing Items


Alma del Mar Foundation Committee Meeting

Monday February 27, 2017 at 8:45 AM

515 Belleville Avenue, New Bedford MA 02746

Agenda

  1. Opening Items
  2. Record Attendance and Guests
  3. Call the Meeting to Order
  4. Approve Minutes
  5. Alma del Mar Foundation
  6. Annual giving transfer approval

III. Other Business

  1. Closing Items
  2. Adjourn Meeting

Alma del Mar Governance Committee Meeting

Friday February 17, 2017 at 10:00 AM

515 Belleville Ave, New Bedford MA 02746

Agenda

  1. Opening Items
  2. Record Attendance and Guests
  3. Call the Meeting to Order
  4. Approve Minutes
  5. Governance
  6. Advisory Council Engagement
  7. Committee Chairs/Board Recruitment
  8. Visit to Other Charter Board Meeting?
  9. E.D. Midyear Evaluation
  10. Ideas for Board Training and Professional Development

III. Closing Items

  1. Adjourn Meeting

Alma del Mar Finance Committee Meeting

Friday February 17, 2017 at 11:00 AM

Agenda

  1. Opening Items
  2. Record Attendance and Guests
  3. Call the Meeting to Order
  4. Approve Minutes
  5. Finance Updates
  6. January Financial Statements

III. Capital Project Updates

  1. January Budget Review
  2. FY17-18 Budget Proposal
  3. Budget Proposal V1
  4. Closing Items
  5. Adjourn Meeting

Alma del Mar Development Committee Meeting

Friday February 17, 2017 at 9:15 AM

515 Belleville Ave, New Bedford, MA 02746

Agenda

  1. Opening Items
  2. Record Attendance and Guests
  3. Call the Meeting to Order
  4. Approve Minutes
  5. Development
  6. Fundraising update
  7. Advisory Council breakfast/State of the School
  8. Spring donor event planning

III. Other Business

  1. Closing Items
  2. Adjourn Meeting

Alma del Mar Academic Excellence Committee Meeting

515 Belleville Ave, New Bedford MA 02746

Friday February 10, 2017 at 9:00 AM

  1. Opening Items
  2. Record Attendance and Guests
  3. Call the Meeting to Order
  4. Approve Minutes
  5. Academic Excellence
  6. Review Next Steps for Quarter 2 interims
  7. Review data to share with full board
  8. Update on Spring Expeditions

III. Other Business

  1. Closing Items
  2. Adjourn Meeting

Alma del Mar Compensation Committee

Tuesday January 31, 2017 at 2:00 PM

515 Belleville Avenue, New Bedford MA 02746

  1. Opening Items
  2. Record Attendance and Guests
  3. Call the Meeting to Order      
  4. Action Items
  5. Proposed Role and Meeting Schedule for Committee
  6. Update on Draft Contract for Executive Director
  7. Updated Analysis of Compensation Comparables for Executive Director for 2017
  8. All other business

III. Closing Items

  1. Adjourn Meeting

Alma del Mar Board of Trustees Meeting

515 Belleville Avenue, New Bedford, MA 02746

Friday January 27, 2017 at 8:45 AM

  1. Opening Items
  2. Record Attendance and Guests
  3. Call the Meeting to Order
  4. Good and New
  5. Approve Minutes: November
  6. Approve Minutes: December
  7. Executive Director
  8. Executive Director’s Report: Midyear Headlines re the State of the School

III. Academic Excellence

  1. Academic Excellence Report
  2. Development
  3. Development Report
  4. Finance
  5. Finance Report
  6. Governance
  7. Governance Report
  8. Discipline at Alma: An Overview

VII. Other Business

VIII. Closing Items

  1. Adjourn Meeting

Alma del Mar Academic Excellence Committee Meeting

515 Belleville Ave, New Bedford MA 02746

Friday January 20, 2017 at 9:00 AM

  1. Opening Items
  2. Record Attendance and Guests
  3. Call the Meeting to Order
  4. Academic Excellence
  5. Review Quarter 2 scholar data
  6. Communication with Board

III. Other Business

  1. Closing Items
  2. Adjourn Meeting

Alma del Mar Finance Committee Meeting

515 Belleville Ave, New Bedford MA 02746

Friday January 20, 2017 at 11:00 AM

  1. Opening Items
  2. Record Attendance and Guests
  3. Call the Meeting to Order
  4. Approve Minutes
  5. Finance Updates
  6. December Financial Statements

III. Capital Project Updates

  1. Budget review
  2. Closing Items
  3. Adjourn Meeting

Alma del Mar Governance Committee Meeting

Friday January 20, 2017 at 10:00 AM

  1. Opening Items
  2. Record Attendance and Guests
  3. Call the Meeting to Order
  4. Approve Minutes

Approve Minutes           

  1. Governance
  2. Response to Decision regarding enrollment increase
  3. Advisory Council Engagement
  4. Committee Chairs/Board Recruitment
  5. Visit to Other Charter Board Meeting?
  6. E.D. Midyear Evaluation
  7. Ideas for Board Training and Professional Development

III. Closing Items

  1. Adjourn Meeting

Alma del Mar

Development Committee Meeting

Friday January 13, 2017 at 10:00 AM

  1. Opening Items
  2. Record Attendance and Guests
  3. Call the Meeting to Order
  4. Approve Minutes
  5. Development
  6. Fundraising update
  7. Advisory Council members
  8. Donor recognition
  9. Spring donor event planning

III. Other Business

  1. Closing Items
  2. Adjourn Meeting

Alma del Mar Board Meeting

Friday, December 2, 2016 at 8:45 AM

  1. Opening Items
  2. Record Attendance and Guests
  3. Call the Meeting to Order
  4. Approve Minutes
  5. Check In: “New and Good”
  6. Executive Director Report
  7. Academic Excellence
  8. Academic Excellence Report

III. Development

  1. Development Report
  2. Finance
  3. Finance Headlines
  4. Governance
  5. Board Retreat Debrief
  6. Review Committee Assignments and Determine Additional Needs
  7. Scholar Survey Data
  8. Other Business
  9. Board on Track as a Tool

VII. Closing Items

  1. Adjourn Meeting

Finance Committee Meeting

Friday November 18, 2016 at 11:00 AM at 515 Belleville Ave, New Bedford MA 02746

  1. Opening Items
  2. Record Attendance and Guests
  3. Call the Meeting to Order
  4. Approve Minutes
  5. Finance Updates
  6. October Financial Statements

III. Capital Project Updates

  1. Budget review
  2. Review Purchasing Process
  3. Proposed Process Chart
  4. Closing Items
  5. Adjourn Meeting

Governance Committee Meeting

Friday November 18, 2016 at 10:00 AM at 515 Belleville Ave, New Bedford MA 02746

  1. Opening Items
  2. Record Attendance and Guests          
  3. Call the Meeting to Order      
  4. Approve Minutes      
  5. Governance
  6. Board Retreat Debrief and Next Steps
  7. Strategy for Determining a Vice Chair
  8. Updates on Expansion Request
  9. Visiting an exemplary charter school board meeting?

III. Other Business

  1. Closing Items
  2. Adjourn Meeting

Development Committee Meeting

Friday November 18, 2016 at 9:15 AM at 515 Belleville Ave, New Bedford MA 02746

  1. Opening Items
  2. Record Attendance and Guests
  3. Call the Meeting to Order
  4. Approve Minutes
  5. Development
  6. Fundraising update
  7. Giving Tuesday planning
  8. Spring Appeal Pre-Planning

III. Other Business

  1. Closing Items
  2. Adjourn Meeting

Academic Excellence Committee Meeting on Thursday, November 10, 2016 at 9:00 AM at 515 Belleville Ave, New Bedford, MA 02746

  1. Opening Items
  2. Record Attendance and Guests
  3. Call the Meeting to Order
  4. Approve Minutes
  5. Academic Excellence
  6. Committee Goals
  7. Review scholar work
  8. Academic Progress

III. Other Business

  1. Closing Items
  2. Adjourn Meeting

Alma del Mar Foundation Committee Meeting

Friday November 4, 2016 at 8:30 AM at 515 Belleville Avenue in New Bedford, MA 02746

  1. Opening Items
  2. Record Attendance and Guests
  3. Call the Meeting to Order
  4. Alma del Mar Foundation
  5. Approve Financial Audit for 2016 School Year
  6. Approve funds transfer to the School

III. Other Business

  1. Closing Items
  2. Adjourn Meeting

Alma del Mar Board Meeting

Friday, November 4, 2016 at 8:30 AM at 515 Belleville Ave. in New Bedford, MA 02746

Agenda

  1. Opening Items
  2. Record Attendance and Guests
  3. Call the Meeting to Order
  4. Approve Minutes
  5. Development update
  6. Board of Trustees Annual Meeting
  7. Nomination of Slate of Trustees and Officers for 2016-17
  8. Finance Committee updates
  9. Approve Accountability Plan

III. Board Retreat

  1. Introduction to Our Academic Deans
  2. Quarter 1 State of the School
  3. Telling Our Story Powerfully
  4. The Next Five Years: A Draft Master Plan for Alma
  5. Closing Items
  6. Adjourn Meeting
  7. Optional Tour/Visit around the School following lunch

Alma del Mar Finance Committee Meeting
Friday October 21, 2016 at 11:00 AM at 515 Belleville Ave in New Bedford, MA 02746
I. Opening Items
A. Record Attendance and Guests
B. Call the Meeting to Order
C. Approve Minutes
II. Finance Updates
A. September Financial Statements
III. Capital Project Updates
A. Budget review
IV. Review Purchasing Process
A. Proposed Process Chart
V. Closing Items
A. Adjourn Meeting

Alma del Mar Governance Committee Meeting
Friday October 21, 2016 at 10:00 AM at 515 Belleville Ave in New Bedford, MA 02746
I. Opening Items
A. Record Attendance and Guests
B. Call the Meeting to Order
C. Approve Minutes
II. Governance
A. Prep for Interview with DESE re Enrollment Amendment
B. Retreat Prep: Framing the Discussion about our Master Plan
III. Other Business
IV. Closing Items
A. Adjourn Meeting

Alma del Mar Development Committee Meeting
Friday October 21, 2016 at 9:15 AM at 515 Belleville Ave in New Bedford, MA 02746
I. Opening Items
A. Record Attendance and Guests
B. Call the Meeting to Order
C. Approve Minutes
II. Development
A. Fundraising update
B. Thank-A-Thon planning
C. Board Retreat planning
III. Other Business
IV. Closing Items
A. Adjourn Meeting

Alma del Mar Academic Excellence Committee Meeting

Friday October 14, 2016 at 9:00 AM at 515 Belleville Avenue, New Bedford, MA 02746

Agenda

I. Opening Items
A. Record Attendance and Guests
B. Call the Meeting to Order
C. Approve Minutes
II. Academic Excellence
A. Committee Goals for 2016-2017 school year
B. Review Scholar Data

III. Other Business

IV. Closing Items
A. Information to bring to full board
B. Adjourn Meeting

Alma del Mar Board Meeting

Friday September 23, 2016 at 8:45 AM at 515 Belleville Ave New Bedford MA 02746

Agenda

I. Opening Items

A. Record Attendance and Guests

B. Call the Meeting to Order

C. Approve Minutes

D. Scholar Spotlight

E. E.D. Report/Goals Dashboard

II. Governance

A. Annual Meeting Slate

B. Board Retreat Preview

III. Academic Excellence

A. Academic Excellence Report

IV. Development

A. Development Report

V. Finance

A. Finance Report

B. Finance Committee Annual Calendar and Goals

VI. Other Business

VII. Closing Items

A. Adjourn Meeting

 

Alma del Mar Development Committee Meeting

Friday September 16, 2016 at 9:15 AM at 515 Belleville Ave New Bedford MA 02746

Agenda

I. Opening Items

A. Record Attendance and Guests

B. Call the Meeting to Order

C. Approve Minutes

II. Development

A. Development update

B. Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

C. 2016 Annual Report Draft

D. Drafting Alma/Charter School 1-pager

E. Board Retreat planning

III. Other Business

IV. Closing Items

A. Adjourn Meeting

 

 

Alma del Mar Governance Committee Meeting

Friday September 16, 2016 at 10:00 AM at 515 Belleville Ave New Bedford MA 02746

Agenda

I. Opening Items

A. Record Attendance and Guests

B. Call the Meeting to Order

C. Approve Minutes

II. Governance

A. Board Retreat Planning

B. Advisory Council Event?

III. Other Business

IV. Closing Items

A. Adjourn Meeting

 

Alma del Mar Finance Committee Meeting

Friday September 16, 2016 at 11:00 AM at 515 Belleville Ave New Bedford MA 02746

Agenda

I. Opening Items

A. Record Attendance and Guests

B. Call the Meeting to Order

C. Approve Minutes

II. Finance Updates

A. August Financial Statements

III. Capital Project Updates

IV. Review Purchasing Process

A. Proposed Process Chart

V. Closing Items

A. Adjourn Meeting

 

Alma del Mar Board Meeting

Friday August 26, 2016 at 8:45 AM at 515 Belleville Ave New Bedford MA 02746

Agenda

I. Opening Items

A. Record Attendance and Guests

B. Call the Meeting to Order

C. Approve Minutes

II. Executive Director

A. E.D. Report

III. Academic Excellence

A. Preliminary PARCC Data (Embargoed, not to be shared with the public yet)

IV. Governance

A. Proposed Schoolwide Goals for 2016-17

B. Board Retreat Ideas for Topics

C. Executive Director Personal Goals

V. More Governance

A. Proposal to Limit Number of Consecutive Terms to Two

B. Proposed Goals for the Governance Committee

C. Executive Session: Executive Director Compensation

D. Proposed Employee Handbook

VI. Development

A. Development Report for July 2016

B. Update on Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

VII. Finance

 

The Alma del Mar Development Committee Meeting

Friday August 19, 2016 at 9:15 AM

Agenda

 

I. Opening Items

A. Record Attendance and Guests

B. Call the Meeting to Order

C. Approve Minutes

II. Development

A. Development update

B. Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

C. Donor recognition policy

D. Development Committee Goals for 2016/2017

III. Other Business

IV. Closing Items

A. Adjourn Meeting

 

 

 

Alma del Mar Governance Committee Meeting

Friday August 19, 2016 at 10:00 AM

 

Agenda

 

I. Opening Items

A. Record Attendance and Guests

II. Governance

III. Other Business

A. Draft Annual Goals for the Governance Committee

B. Review Board Terms/Composition/Slate

C. Bylaw Review: Term Length

D. Brainstorm Board Retreat topics for strategic discussion

IV. Closing Items

A. Adjourn Meeting

 

 

 

Alma del Mar Finance Committee Meeting

Friday August 19, 2016 at 11:00 AM

 

Agenda

I. Opening Items

A. Record Attendance and Guests

B. Call the Meeting to Order

C. Approve Minutes

II. Finance Updates

A. July Financial Statements

III. Capital Project Updates

A. Budget review

IV. Review Accounts Receivable and Deposits process

A. Proposed Process Chart

V. Leadership Team Dashboard

A. Proposed Dashboard

VI. Closing Items

A. Adjourn Meeting

Alma del Mar Academic Excellence Committee Meeting

Friday August 12, 2016 at 9:00 AM

Agenda

I. Opening Items

A. Record Attendance and Guests

B. Call the Meeting to Order

C. Approve Minutes

II. Academic Excellence

A. Interim Data – Results and Progress

B. CURRICULUM PLANNING

III. Other Business

IV. Closing Items

A. Adjourn Meeting

 

 

Alma del Mar Board Meeting

Friday July 22, 2016 at 8:45 AM at 26 Madeira Ave New Bedford MA 02746

Agenda

I. Opening Items

A. Record Attendance and Guests

B. Call the Meeting to Order

C. Approve Minutes

D. E.D. Report/2015-16 Goals Dashboard

E. Year End Parent Survey Results

F. Year End Staff Survey Results

II. Development

A. June Development Report

III. Finance

A. June Financial Report

IV. Governance

A. Approve 5 Year Accountability Plan

B. Approve Request for Expansion of total seats from 360 to 450 or 414

C. Approve 2015-16 Annual Report

V. Other Business

A. Calendar of Board and Committee Meetings for 2016-17

VI. Closing Items

A. Adjourn Meeting

 

Alma del Mar Development Committee Meeting

Friday July 15, 2016 at 9:15 AM 26 Madeira Ave New Bedford MA 02746

Agenda

I. Opening Items

A. Record Attendance and Guests

B. Call the Meeting to Order

C. Approve Minutes

II. Development

A. Development update

B. Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

C. Alma party at Cile’s in August

D. Donor recognition policy

E. Development Committee Goals for 2016/2017

III. Other Business

IV. Closing Items

A. Adjourn Meeting

 

Alma del Mar Finance Committee Meeting

Friday July 15, 2016 at 11:00 AM at 26 Madeira Ave New Bedford MA 02746

Agenda

I. Opening Items

A. Record Attendance and Guests

B. Call the Meeting to Order

C. Approve Minutes

II. Finance Updates

A. End of Year Financial Statements

III. Capital Project Updates

A. Budget and change orders review

IV. 2016-17 Calendar Review

A. 2016-17 Finance Committee Schedule

V. Enrollment Amendment

A. Enrollment Amendment Strategy

VI. Closing Items

A. Adjourn Meeting

 

Alma del Mar Board Meeting

Monday June 27, 2016 at 8:45 AM at 26 Madeira Ave New Bedford MA 02746

Agenda

I. Opening Items

A. Record Attendance and Guests

B. Call the Meeting to Order

C. Approve Minutes

D. Warmup/Appreciations

II. Leader

III. Academic Excellence

A. Q4 Academic Achievement Report

IV. Capital Planning Committee

A. Capital Planning Update

V. Development

B. Capital Campaign update

VI. Finance

A. Approve Final Closing Documents from New Markets Tax Credits financing

B. May FinCom Report

VII. Governance

B. Annual Goal Setting Process for Alma

C. ED Compensation Recommendations

D. Updated Employee Handbook for 2016-17

E. Motion to Create an E.D. Compensation Subcommittee

F. Public Relations Subcommittee Report

G. Update re Exit Interview/Staff Transition

VIII. Other Business

A. Google Drive Tutorial

IX. Closing Items

A. Adjourn Meeting

 

Alma del Mar Finance Committee Meeting

Friday June 17, 2016 at 11:00 AM at 26 Madeira Ave New Bedford MA 02746

Agenda

I. Opening Items

A. Record Attendance and Guests

B. Call the Meeting to Order

C. Approve Minutes

II. Finance Updates

A. May Financial Statements

III. Review closing entries for New Markets Tax Credits

A. Understand the closing and unwind in 7 years

IV. Closing Items

A. Adjourn Meeting

 

Alma del Mar Development Committee Meeting

Friday June 17, 2016 at 9:15 AM at 26 Madeira Ave New Bedford MA 02746

Agenda

I. Opening Items

A. Record Attendance and Guests

B. Call the Meeting to Order

C. Approve Minutes

II. Development

A. Development update

B. Draft 2016-2017 Development calendar

C. Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

D. Alma party at Cile’s in August

E. Donor recognition policy

III. Other Business

A. Annual report:

IV. Closing Items

A. Adjourn Meeting

 

Alma del Mar Governance Committee Meeting

Friday June 17, 2016 at 10:00 AM at 26 Madeira Ave New Bedford MA 02746

Agenda

I. Opening Items

A. Record Attendance and Guests

B. Call the Meeting to Order

C. Approve Minutes

II. Governance

B. Exit Interview

C. Set the Date for our Annual Meeting/Board Retreat

D. Draft Accountability Plan

E. Compensation Committee

F. Prospect List

III. Other Business

A. Meeting Time Change?

IV. Closing Items

A. Adjourn Meeting

 

Alma del Mar Board Meeting

Friday May 27, 2016 at 8:45 AM on 26 Madeira Ave New Bedford MA 02746
Agenda
I. Opening Items

A. Record Attendance and Guests

B. Call the Meeting to Order

C. Approve Minutes

D. Scholar Spotlight

E. E.D. Report

II. Academic Excellence

III. Development

A. April Development Report

IV. Finance

A. April Financial Report

V. Governance

A. Alma Crew Code

B. Guidance regarding political activity of the Board

C. Update on Charter Expansion Request

D. Update on Statewide Charter School political activity

E. E.D. Evaluation Next Steps

VI. Capital Project

A. Capital Project Status Update

VII. Other Business

A. Google Drive and Shared Board Documents

VIII. Closing Items

A. Adjourn Meeting

 

Alma del Mar Development Committee Meeting

Friday May 20, 2016 at 9:15 AM at 26 Madeira Ave New Bedford MA 02746

Agenda

I. Opening Items

A. Record Attendance and Guests

B. Call the Meeting to Order

C. Approve Minutes

II. Development

A. Development update

B. Draft 2016-2017 Development calendar

C. Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

D. Alma party

III. Other Business

A. Annual report:

IV. Closing Items

A. Adjourn Meeting

 

Alma del Mar Governance Committee Meeting

Friday May 20, 2016 at 10:00 AM at 26 Madeira Ave New Bedford MA 02746

Agenda

I. Opening Items

A. Record Attendance and Guests

B. Call the Meeting to Order

C. Approve Minutes

II. Governance

A. Start E.D. Evaluation

B. New Trustee Onboarding Process

C. Update on Organizational Structure for 2016-17

D. E.D. Compensation

E. Update on “Opt Out” concerns

F. Board Prospects

III. Closing Items

A. Adjourn Meeting

 

Alma del Mar Finance Committee Meeting will be on Friday May 20, 2016 at 11:00 AM at

26 Madeira Ave New Bedford MA 02746

Agenda

I. Opening Items

A. Record Attendance and Guests

B. Call the Meeting to Order

C. Approve Minutes

II. Finance Updates

A. April Financial Statements

III. FF&E Purchase: Asset or Expense?

A. FF&E Purchase Review

IV. Fiscal Policies and Procedures

A. Compliance Priorities

V. Closing Items

A. Adjourn Meeting

 

Alma del Mar Board Meeting

Friday April 29, 2016 at 8:45 AM at 26 Madeira Ave New Bedford MA 02746

Agenda

I. Opening Items

A. Record Attendance and Guests

B. Call the Meeting to Order

C. Approve Minutes

II. Academic Excellence

A. Q3 Academic Achievement Report

III. Leader

A. E.D. Report

IV. Governance

A. Nominate new trustee

B. Alma Staff Survey Results

C. New 5 Year Accountability Plan

V. Development

A. Update on Annual Fund/Development Activities

B. 2016-17 Budget Proposal

C. Financial Reports

VI. Finance

VII. Capital Committee

A. Capital Committee Updates

VIII. Other Business

IX. Closing Items

A. Adjourn Meeting

 

Alma del Mar Development Committee Meeting

Friday April 15, 2016 at 9:15 AM at 26 Madeira Ave New Bedford MA 02746

Agenda

I. Opening Items

A. Record Attendance and Guests

B. Call the Meeting to Order

C. Approve Minutes

II. Development

A. Development update

B. Upcoming events

C. Budget for 2017

III. Other Business

A. Annual report:

IV. Closing Items

A. Adjourn Meeting

 

Alma del Mar Governance Committee Meeting

Friday April 15, 2016 at 10:00 AM at 26 Madeira Ave New Bedford MA 02746

Agenda

I. Opening Items

A. Record Attendance and Guests

B. Call the Meeting to Order

C. Approve Minutes

II. Governance

A. E.D. Mid Year Evaluation Discussion (executive session)

B. Overview of Accountability Plan Process

C. “Opt Out” Movement

D. Next Steps for the E.D. Evaluation

III. Other Business

IV. Closing Items

A. Adjourn Meeting

 

Alma del Mar Finance Committee Meeting

Friday April 15, 2016 at 10:30 AM at 26 Madeira Ave New Bedford MA 02746

Agenda

I. Opening Items

A. Record Attendance and Guests

B. Call the Meeting to Order

C. Approve Minutes

II. Finance Updates

B. Review 5-year Projections budget cuts

III. 5-year Projections

IV. Review FY17 Budget Proposal

A. Budget Update

V. Closing Items

A. Adjourn Meeting

 

Alma del Mar Board Meeting

Friday March 25, 2016 at 8:45 AM at 26 Madeira Ave New Bedford MA 02746

Agenda

I. Opening Items

A. Record Attendance and Guests

B. Call the Meeting to Order

C. Warmup

D. Approve Minutes

E. E.D. Report

II. Capital Project Committee

A. Capital Project Update

III. Development

A. Development Report

IV. Finance

A. February Finance Report

B. Draft 2016-17 Budget

V. Governance

A. Executive Director mid year review (executive session)

B. Nomination of Gail Fortes to the Board of Trustees

C. Leadership Structure Changes for 2016-17

VI. Academic Excellence

A. Academic Excellence Update

VII. Other Business

VIII. Closing Items

 

The Alma del Mar Development Committee Meeting

Friday March 18, 2016 at 9:15 AM at 26 Madeira Ave New Bedford MA 02746

Agenda

I. Opening Items

A. Record Attendance and Guests

B. Call the Meeting to Order

C. Approve Minutes

II. Development

A. Annual fund update

B. Donor recognition

C. Meet Alma events

D. Update board tools

III. Other Business

IV. Closing Items

A. Adjourn Meeting

 

The Alma del Mar Governance Committee Meeting

Friday March 18, 2016 at 10:00 AM at 26 Madeira Ave New Bedford MA 02746

Agenda

I. Opening Items

A. Record Attendance and Guests

B. Call the Meeting to Order

C. Approve Minutes

II. Governance

A. New Trustee Nomination

B. E.D. Mid Year Review

C. Leadership Structure Reorganization

D. Adult Culture at Alma: Articulating our Core Values

III. Other Business

IV. Closing Items

A. Adjourn Meeting

 

Alma del Mar Finance Committee Meeting will be on Wednesday March 16, 2016 at 1:00 PM at

26 Madeira Ave New Bedford MA 02746

Agenda

I. Opening Items

A. Record Attendance and Guests

B. Call the Meeting to Order

C. Approve Minutes

Approve Minutes

II. Finance Updates

A. February Financial Statements

III. Review FY17 Budget Proposal

A. FY17 Budget Proposal

IV. Closing Items

Adjourn Meeting

 

Alma del Mar Development Committee Meeting will be on Monday February 22, 2016 at 9:15 AM at

26 Madeira Ave New Bedford MA 02746

Agenda

I. Opening Items

A. Record Attendance and Guests

B. Call the Meeting to Order

C. Approve Minutes

II. Development

A. Annual fund update

B. Annual Fund: Lapsed donor or capital campaign donor solicitation

C. Donor Appreciation Night

D. Guest list selection and next steps

III. Other Business

A. Sneak look at new school

IV. Closing Items

A. Adjourn Meeting

 

Alma del Mar Governance Committee Meeting will be on Monday February 22, 2016 at 10:00 AM at

26 Madeira Ave New Bedford MA 02746

Agenda

I. Opening Items

A. Record Attendance and Guests

B. Call the Meeting to Order

C. Approve Minutes

II. Governance

A. Board Recruitment

B. E.D. Mid Year Review

C. Review Proposals re Changes to Organizational Structures

D. Charter Renewal and Expansion Request Status

III. Other Business

IV. Closing Items

A. Adjourn Meeting

 

Alma del Mar Finance Committee Meeting

Monday February 22, 2016 at 10:30 AM at 26 Madeira Ave New Bedford MA 02746

Agenda

I. Opening Items

A. Record Attendance and Guests

B. Call the Meeting to Order

C. Approve Minutes

II. Finance Updates

A. January Financial Statements

B. Capital Project Update

III. Review FY17 Budget Proposal

A. FY17 Budget Proposal

B. Debt Service Projections

IV. Closing Items

A. Draft Annual Board Calendar Template

B. Adjourn Meeting

 

Alma del Mar Board Meeting will be on Friday February 26, 2016 at 8:45 AM at 26 Madeira Ave New Bedford MA 02746

I. Opening Items

A. Record Attendance and Guests

B. Call the Meeting to Order

C. Approve Minutes

II. Academic Excellence

A. Q2 Academic Achievement Report

III. Executive Director

A. Executive Director’s Report

IV. Finance

A. Revised Budget Planning

B. Financial Report

V. Governance

A. Governance Committee Report

B. Executive Director Mid Year Review

C. Updated Expulsion Policy

VI. Capital Project Working Group

A. Capital Project Report

B. Development Report

IX. Closing Items

A. Adjourn Meeting

 

Alma del Mar Academic Excellence Committee Meeting

Friday February 12, 2016 at 9:00 AM at 26 Madeira Ave New Bedford MA 02746

Agenda

I. Opening Items

A. Record Attendance and Guests

B. Call the Meeting to Order

C. Approve Minutes

Approve Minutes

II. Academic Excellence

A. Interim Data – Results and Progress

B. CURRICULUM PLANNING

III. Other Business

IV. Closing Items

A. Adjourn Meeting

 

Alma del Mar Board of Trustees Committee Meeting

Friday January 22, 2016 at 8:30 AM at 26 Madeira Ave New Bedford MA 02746

Agenda

I. Opening Items

A. Record Attendance and Guests

B. Call the Meeting to Order

C. Approve Minutes

II. Executive Director

A. Executive Director’s Report

III. Governance

A. Board Calendar Template

IV. Finance

A. December Financial Report

B. Appendix Q Approval

V. Capital Committee

A. Capital Project Update

VI. Development

A. Development Report

VII. Board Classroom Observations

A. Classroom Observations Overview

 

Alma del Mar Finance Committee Meeting

Friday January 22, 2016 at 10:00 AM at 26 Madeira Ave New Bedford MA 02746

Agenda

I. Opening Items

A. Record Attendance and Guests

B. Call the Meeting to Order

C. Approve Minutes

II. Finance Updates

A. December Financial Statements

B. Capital Project Update

III. Processes & Procedures

A. Review process and controls for processing donation checks

B. Review 2016-17 Budget Timeline

IV. Closing Items

A. Adjourn Meeting

 

Alma del Mar Academic Excellence Committee Meeting

Friday January 15, 2016 at 9:00 AM at 26 Madeira Ave New Bedford MA 02746

Agenda

I. Opening Items

A. Record Attendance and Guests

B. Call the Meeting to Order

C. Approve Minutes

Approve Minutes

II. Academic Excellence

A. PARCC DATA

B. DEAN of CULTURE UPDATE

C. CURRICULUM PLANNING

III. Other Business

IV. Closing Items

A. Adjourn Meeting

 

Alma del Mar Development Committee Meeting

Friday January 15, 2016 at 9:15 AM at 26 Madeira Ave New Bedford MA 02746

Agenda

I. Opening Items

A. Record Attendance and Guests

B. Call the Meeting to Order

C. Approve Minutes

II. Development

A. Update on Annual Campaign

B. Kurie will provide an update on the annual appeal.

B. Discussion of possible development events: How many? Which? Timing?

C. Review of lapsed donors list

III. Other Business

IV. Closing Items

A. Adjourn Meeting

 

Alma del Mar Governance Committee Meeting

Friday January 15, 2016 at 10:00 AM at 26 Madeira Ave New Bedford MA 02746

Agenda

I. Opening Items

A. Record Attendance and Guests

B. Call the Meeting to Order

C. Approve Minutes

Approve Minutes

II. Governance

A. Executive Director End of Year Evaluation

B. ED Midyear Evaluation

C. Draft Board Calendar–updating an overview of Board annual calendar

III. Other Business

IV. Closing Items

A. Adjourn Meeting

 

Alma del Mar Finance Committee Meeting

Friday December 18, 2015 at 10:30 AM at 26 Madeira Ave New Bedford MA 02746

Agenda

I. Opening Items

A. Record Attendance and Guests

B. Call the Meeting to Order

C. Approve Minutes

D. Proposal to reschedule January meeting

II. Finance Updates

A. November Financial Statements

B. Capital Project Update

III. Processes & Procedures

A. Review process and controls for processing donation checks

B. Review 2016-17 Budget Timeline

IV. Closing Items

A. Adjourn Meeting

 

Alma del Mar Development Committee Meeting

Friday December 18, 2015 at 9:15 AM 26 Madeira Ave New Bedford MA 02746

Agenda

I. Opening Items

A. Record Attendance and Guests

B. Call the Meeting to Order

C. Approve Minutes

II. Development

A. Update on Annual Campaign

B. Donor recognition

C. Meet Alma

III. Other Business

IV. Closing Items

A. Adjourn Meeting

 

Alma del Mar Academic Excellence Committee Meeting

Friday December 11, 2015 at 8:30 AM at 26 Madeira Ave New Bedford MA 02746

Agenda

Purpose Presenter Duration

I. Opening Items

A. Record Attendance and Guests

B. Call the Meeting to Order

C. Approve Minutes Approve Minutes

II. Academic Excellence

A. PARCC DATA Discuss 15

B. Dean of Culture Update Discuss 15

C. Curriculum Planning Discuss 15

III. Other Business

IV. Closing Items

A. Adjourn Meeting Vote

 

 

The Alma del Mar Board Meeting

Friday November 20, 2015 at 8:45 AM at 26 Madeira Ave New Bedford MA 02746

Agenda

I. Opening Items

A. Record Attendance and Guests

B. Call the Meeting to Order

C. Approve Minutes

D. Executive Director’s Report

II. Academic Excellence

A. Q1 Academic Achievement Report

B. Meet Liz Liewant, Director of Academic Support

III. Capital Planning Committee

A. Capital Project Report

IV. Development

A. Development Report

V. Governance

A. Governance Committee Report

VI. Leader

A. Adult Culture at Alma

VII. Closing Items

A. Adjourn Meeting

 

 

Alma del Mar Finance Committee Meeting

Friday November 20, 2015 at 10:30 AM at 26 Madeira Ave New Bedford MA 02746

Agenda

I. Opening Items

A. Record Attendance and Guests

B. Call the Meeting to Order

C. Approve Minutes

II. Finance

A. October Finance Reports Review

B. Policies & Procedures Review

C. Capital Project Update

III. Other Business

IV. Closing Items

A. Adjourn Meeting

 

Alma del Mar Development Committee Meeting

Friday November 13, 2015 at 9:15 AM at 26 Madeira Ave New Bedford MA 02746

Agenda

I. Opening Items

A. Record Attendance and Guests

B. Call the Meeting to Order

C. Approve Minutes

II. Development

A. Board crib sheet final — performance measures added

B. Database

C. Fundraising Report

D. Tours and events — update and review development calendar

E. Annual fund campaign — timing and plans

III. Other Business

IV. Closing Items

A. Adjourn Meeting

 

Alma del Mar Board Meeting

Friday Oct 23, 2015 @ 8:45 AM at 26 Madeira Ave New Bedford MA 02746

Agenda Item

I. Opening Items

A. Record Attendance and Guests

B. Call the Meeting to Order

C. Approve Minutes   Approve Minutes

D. Approve Minutes From August Executive Session

II. Leader

A. Executive Director’s Report

B. Quarterly School-wide Goals Dashboard

III. Governance

A. Annual Meeting Slate of Nominations

B. Resignation of Kris Tomlinson

C. Governance Committee Goals

D. Preview of Proposed Bylaws Changes

E. Charter Renewal Visit

IV. Finance

A. Financial Audit 2014-15

B. Financial Report

V. Capital Plan Working Group

A. Capital Plan Working Group Report

VI. Development

A. Development Committee Goals

B. Trustee Individual Giving Plan and Goals

C. 2014-15 Annual Report– Help personalize our mailing!

D. Development Report

VII. Closing Items

A. Adjourn Meeting

 

 

Alma del Mar Development Committee Meeting

Friday Oct 16, 2015 @ 9:15 AM at 26 Madeira Ave New Bedford MA 02746

Agenda

I. Opening Items

A. Record Attendance and Guests

B. Call the Meeting to Order

C. Approve Minutes   Approve Minutes

II. Development

A. Draft Devo Com Annual Goal(s)

B. Fundraising Report

C. Annual Report Note Writing Party!

D. Development Director Search Update

III. Other Business

A. Upcoming school events

IV. Closing Items

A. Adjourn Meeting

 

Alma del Mar Governance Committee Meeting

Friday Oct 16, 2015 @ 10:00 AM at 26 Madeira Ave New Bedford MA 02746

Agenda

I. Opening Items

A. Record Attendance and Guests

B. Call the Meeting to Order

C. Approve Minutes   Approve Minutes

II. Governance

A. Board Chair Transition

B. Governance Chair Appointment

C. Executive Director Evaluation Revisions

D. Annual Goal(s) for the Gov Com

E. Trustee Recruitment

F. Annual Meeting/Slate/Recognition

III. Other Business

IV. Closing Items

A. Adjourn Meeting

 

Alma del Mar Finance Committee Meeting

Friday Oct 16, 2015 @ 10:30 AM at 26 Madeira Ave New Bedford MA 02746

Agenda

I. Opening Items

A. Record Attendance and Guests

B. Call the Meeting to Order

C. Approve previous meeting minutes

II. Finance

A. 2014-15 Financial Audit Report

B. Capital Project Financing Update

C. August Financials

D. Updated Fiscal Policies & Procedures

III. Closing Items

A. Confirm list of questions or additional info needed

B. Adjourn Meeting

 

Alma del Mar Alma del Mar Foundation Committee Meeting

Friday Sep 25, 2015 @ 8:30 AM at Joseph Abboud Conference Room (Directions to follow)

Agenda

I. Opening Items

A. Record Attendance and Guests

B. Call the Meeting to Order

C. Approve Minutes   Approve Minutes

II. Alma del Mar Foundation

A. Renewal of Terms for David Cabral and David Prentiss

B. Election of Bronwen Cunningham as Chair

C. Election of David Cabral as Treasurer

D. Election of Will Gardner as Secretary

E. Transfer of Funds to Alma del Mar QALICB and Alma del Mar Charter School

III. Other Business

IV. Closing Items

A. Adjourn Meeting

Alma del Mar Annual Board Retreat

 

Friday Sep 25, 2015 @ 8:30 AM at Joseph Abboud Conference Room 689 Belleville Ave.

Agenda

I. Opening Items

A. Record Attendance and Guests

B. Call the Meeting to Order

C. Approve Minutes   Approve Minutes

II. September Board Meeting

A. Meet Alice Sheehan, Director of Ops and Finance!

B. Capital Planning Report

C. E.D. Report

D. Finance Report

E. Academic Excellence Report

F. Governance Report

G. Development Report

III. Annual Board Retreat

A. Strategic Topics Discussion

IV. Closing Items

A. Adjourn Meeting

 

The Alma del Mar Governance Committee Meeting

Friday Sep 18, 2015 @ 10:00 AM at 26 Madeira Ave New Bedford MA 02746

Agenda

I. Opening Items

A. Record Attendance and Guests

B. Call the Meeting to Order

C. Approve Minutes   Approve Minutes

II. Governance

A. Bylaws Review

B. Board Slate for October Annual Meeting

III. Closing Items

A. Adjourn Meeting

 

Alma del Mar Finance Committee Meeting

Friday Sep 18, 2015 @ 10:30 AM at 26 Madeira Ave New Bedford MA 02746

Agenda Item

I. Opening Items

A. Record Attendance and Guests

B. Call the Meeting to Order

C. Approve previous meeting minutes

A. Sheehan

II. Finance

A. Capital Project Financing Update

B. August Financials

III. Closing Items

A. Confirm list of questions or additional info needed

B. Adjourn Meeting

 

Alma del Mar Development Committee Meeting

Friday Sep 18, 2015 @ 9:15 AM at 26 Madeira Ave New Bedford MA 02746

Agenda

I. Opening Items

A. Record Attendance and Guests

B. Call the Meeting to Order

C. Approve Minutes

II. Development

A. Discuss and approve committee responsibilities 2015-2016

B. Review and discuss draft of Board member individual plan to help in development efforts

C. Progress on recruitment search for Development Director

D. Upcoming events at the school

E. Discuss Draft of Annual Report

III. Other Business

A. Development Committee Contact Information

IV. Closing Items

A. Adjourn Meeting

 

 

Alma del Mar Academic Excellence Committee Meeting

Friday Sep 11, 2015 @ 8:30 AM at 26 Madeira Ave New Bedford MA 02746

Agenda

I. Opening Items

A. Record Attendance and Guests

B. Call the Meeting to Order

C. Approve Minutes

II. Academic Excellence

A. Share Academic Goals

B. Share Recent New Teacher Information

C. Highlight Launch Priorities

III. Other Business

IV. Closing Items

A. Adjourn Meeting

 

 

Alma del Mar Board Meeting

Friday Aug 28, 2015 @ 8:45 AM at 26 Madeira Avenue New Bedford MA 02746

Agenda

I. Opening Items

A. Record Attendance and Guests

B. Call the Meeting to Order

C. Approve Minutes   Approve Minutes

II. Leader

A. Executive Director’s Report

B. Draft School-wide Strategic Goals for 2015-16

III. Governance

A. Executive Session: Executive Director Evaluation and Compensation

B. Alma Leadership on suggestion to look at later start times

C. Parent/Board Communication: Additional Avenues?

IV. Capital Plan Task Force

A. Capital Project Update

V. Capital Campaign

A. Capital Campaign Report

B. Groundbreaking Ceremony Draft Agenda

VI. Academic Excellence

A. Academic Excellence Report   Approve Minutes

VII. Development

A. Development Director Search Update

VIII. Finance

A. Approve Capital Budget Amendment

B. July Financials

IX. Other Business

A. Board Retreat!

X. Closing Items

A. Adjourn Meeting

 

Alma del Mar Development Committee Meeting

Friday Aug 28, 2015 @ 10:00 AM at 26 Madeira Avenue New Bedford MA 02746

Agenda

I. Opening Items

A. Record Attendance and Guests

B. Call the Meeting to Order

II. Development

A. Purpose of Development Committee

B. Development Director Search

III. Other Business

IV. Closing Items

A. Adjourn Meeting

 

Alma del Mar Governance Committee Meeting

Tuesday Aug 25, 2015 @ 2:00 PM at Alma del Mar Charter School

Agenda

I. Opening Items

A. Record Attendance and Guests

B. Call the Meeting to Order

C. Approve Minutes   Approve Minutes

II. Governance

III. Board Retreat

A. Review Framing for Strategic Conversations

IV. Trustee Recruitment

A. Review Terms/Vacancies/Slate for Annual Mtg

V. Other Business

VI. Closing Items

A. Adjourn Meeting

 

Alma del Mar Finance Committee Meeting

Friday Aug 21, 2015 @ 10:00 AM at Alma Del Mar Charter School

Agenda

I. Opening Items

A. Record Attendance and Guests

B. Call the Meeting to Order

C. Approve previous meeting minutes   Approve Minutes

II. Finance

A. Capital Project Financing Update

B. Boston Private bridge loan terms

C. Project timeline update

D. July Financials

E. Capital Campaign Update

III. Closing Items

A. Confirm list of questions or additional info needed

B. Adjourn Meeting

 

The Alma del Mar Governance Committee Meeting

Friday Aug 21, 2015 @ 10:00 AM at Alma del Mar Charter School

Agenda

I. Opening Items

A. Record Attendance and Guests

B. Call the Meeting to Order

C. Approve Minutes   Approve Minutes

II. Governance

III. Board Retreat

A. Review Framing for Strategic Conversations

IV. Trustee Recruitment

A. Review Terms/Vacancies/Slate for Annual Mtg

V. Other Business

VI. Closing Items

A. Adjourn Meeting

 

Alma del Mar Special Board Meeting to Approve Request to DESE

Monday Aug 17, 2015 @ 9:00 AM at Alma del Mar Charter School

Agenda

I. Opening Items

A. Record Attendance and Guests

B. Call the Meeting to Order

C. Approval for Affirmative Investments to Request to Enter Loans Beyond the Length of our Charter

II. Closing Items

A. Adjourn Meeting

 

Alma del Mar Governance Committee Meeting

Friday Jul 24, 2015 @ 10:00 AM

Agenda

I. Opening Items

A. Record Attendance and Guests

B. Call the Meeting to Order

C. Approve Minutes   Approve Minutes

II. Governance

A. Board Retreat Agenda

B. Board Calendar: Determine Key Dates to Communicate for Board

C. Orientation Process Outline

D. Board Priorities Calendar

E. Board Self Review Process

III. Other Business

IV. Closing Items

A. Adjourn Meeting

 

Alma del Mar Board of Trustees Committee Meeting

Friday Jul 24, 2015 @ 8:45 AM

Agenda

I. Opening Items

A. Record Attendance and Guests

B. Call the Meeting to Order

C. Approve Minutes   Approve Minutes

D. Warmup/Teambuilder

II. Executive Director

A. Executive Director’s Report

III. Governance

A. 2014-15 Annual Report

B. Updated Alma Family Handbook

C. Parent Survey Data from 2014-15

D. Board Calendar 2015-16

IV. Finance

A. June Financial Report

V. Capital Committee

A. Capital Project Budget Report

VI. Development

A. Development Director Transition

B. Capital Campaign Report

VII. Closing Items

A. Adjourn Meeting

 

Alma del Mar Finance Committee Meeting

Tuesday Jul 21, 2015 @ 10:00 AM

Agenda

I. Opening Items

A. Record Attendance and Guests

B. Call the Meeting to Order

C. Approve previous meeting minutes

II. Finance

A. Capital Campaign Update

B. Q&A with Dave Scheltz

C. Capital Project Financing Update and discuss potential issues to bring up at Capital Project meeting

D. Tactical Item: Dual Signatures

E. Determine future meeting schedule

III. Closing Items

A. Confirm list of questions or additional info needed

B. Adjourn Meeting

 

Alma del Mar Development Committee Meeting

Friday Jun 126, 2015 @ 8:30 AM at 26 Madeira Avenue New Bedford MA 02746

Agenda

I. Opening Items

A. Record Attendance and Guests

B. Call the Meeting to Order

C. Approve Minutes

II. Development

A. Review Annual Fund Giving

B. Signature Event Brainstorming

III. Other Business

IV. Closing Items

A. Adjourn Meeting

 

 

Alma del Mar Alma del Mar Foundation Committee Meeting

Friday Jun 19, 2015 @ 12:00 PM at 26 Madeira Avenue New Bedford MA 02746

Agenda

I. Opening Items

A. Record Attendance and Guests

B. Call the Meeting to Order

C. Approve Minutes

II. Alma del Mar Foundation

A. Transfer funds from Foundation to Alma QALICB

III. Closing Items

A. Adjourn Meeting

 

Alma del Mar Academic Excellence Committee Meeting

Friday Jun 19, 2015 @ 8:00 AM at 26 Madeira Avenue New Bedford MA 02746

Agenda

I. Opening Items

A. Record Attendance and Guests

B. Call the Meeting to Order

C. Approve Minutes

II. Academic Excellence

A. Data

III. Other Business

IV. Closing Items

A. Adjourn Meeting

 

 

Alma del Mar Board Meeting

Friday Jun 19, 2015 @ 9:30 AM

Agenda

I. Opening Items

A. Record Attendance and Guests

B. Call the Meeting to Order

C. Approve Minutes

D. Warmup/Teambuilder

II. Executive Director

A. Executive Director’s Report

III. Academic Excellence

A. Academic Performance Update

IV. Governance

A. Charter Renewal Application

B. Potential Board Retreat Strategic Topics

C. Executive Director Evaluation

V. Finance

A. May Financial Report

B. Approval of 2015-16 Operating Cash Flow (based on budget approved last month)

VI. Capital Campaign

A. Capital Campaign Report

VII. Development

A. Development Report

VIII. Closing Items

A. Adjourn Meeting

 

 

 

Alma del Mar Finance Committee Meeting

Friday Jun 12, 2015 @ 10:30 AM at Executive Director’s Office

Agenda

I. Opening Items

A. Record Attendance and Guests

B. Call the Meeting to Order

II. Finance

A. Capital Campaign Update

B. Boston Community Capital Term Sheet

C. Updated Capital Budget/Capital Budget Status Report

D. May Financial Reports

III. Closing Items

A. Adjourn Meeting

 

Alma del Mar Governance Committee Meeting

Friday Jun 12, 2015 @ 9:00 AM at Alma del Mar Charter School

Agenda

I. Opening Items

A. Record Attendance and Guests

B. Call the Meeting to Order

C. Approve Minutes

II. Governance

A. “Care and Feeding” of the Board–next steps

B. Retreat Initial Vision/Timing

C. Annual Meeting Date

D. Orientation Process: What needs to be covered?

E. Consent Agenda– what are the next steps for implementing?

F. Proxy Voting/Quorum with Remote Trustees

III. Other Business

IV. Closing Items

A. Adjourn Meeting

 

Alma del Mar Development Committee Meeting

Tuesday June 2, 2015 @ 10:30 AM at 26 Madeira Avenue New Bedford MA 02746

Agenda

I. Opening Items

A. Record Attendance and Guests

B. Call the Meeting to Order

C. Approve Minutes

II. Development

A. Annual Fund Brainstorming

B. Signature Event

C. Development Calendar

III. Other Business

IV. Closing Items

A. Adjourn Meeting

 

 

Alma del Mar Academic Excellence Committee Meeting

Friday May 22, 2015 @ 8:00 AM at 26 Madeira Avenue New Bedford MA 02746

Agenda

I. Opening Items

A. Record Attendance and Guests

B. Call the Meeting to Order

C. Approve Minutes

II. Academic Excellence

A. Academic Program

B. Teacher Support and Training

C. Culture and Enrichment

III. Other Business

IV. Closing Items

A. Adjourn Meeting

 

Alma del Mar Board Committee Meeting

Friday May 22, 2015 @ 8:45 AM

Agenda Item

I. Opening Items

A. Record Attendance and Guests

B. Call the Meeting to Order

C. Approve Minutes

D. Warmup

II. Leader

A. E.D. Report

III. Academic Excellence

A. Academic Excellence Report

IV. Capital Plan Task Force

A. Approval of Capital Budget

B. Discussion of the Exterior Appearance of the New Building

V. Capital Campaign

A. Capital Campaign Dashboard

VI. Development

A. Development Report

VII. Finance

A. Approval of 2015-16 Operating Budget

B. April Financial Report

C. Transfer Funds from School Money Market and School Operating Account to

VIII. Governance

A. Vote to approve applying for additional enrollment

B. Appointment of Jan Baptist as Vice Chair of the Board

C. Coordinated Program Review: Corrective Action Plan

D. Board Retreat for Late September

IX. Closing Items

A. Adjourn Meeting

 

Alma del Mar Governance Committee Meeting

Friday May 15, 2015 @ 9:00 AM at Alma del Mar Charter School

Agenda

I. Opening Items

A. Record Attendance and Guests

B. Call the Meeting to Order

C. Approve Minutes

II. Governance

A. “Care and Feeding” of the Board–next steps

B. Retreat Initial Vision/Timing

C. Annual Meeting Date

D. Orientation Process and Timing

E. Consent Agenda– what are the next steps for implementing?

F. Proxy Voting/Quorum with Remote Trustees

III. Other Business

IV. Closing Items

A. Adjourn Meeting

 

The Alma del Mar Finance Committee Meeting

Friday May 15, 2015 @ 10:30 AM

Agenda

I. Opening Items

A. Record Attendance and Guests

B. Call the Meeting to Order

II. Finance

A. Updated 2015-2016 Budget

B. Updated Capital Budget/Capital Budget Status Report

C. April Financial Reports

D. Vision for FinCom Support by New Director of Ops and Finance

III. Closing Items

A. Adjourn Meeting

 

Alma del Mar Development Committee Meeting

Friday Apr 17, 2015 @ 10:30 AM at 26 Madeira Avenue New Bedford MA 02746

Agenda

I. Opening Items

A. Record Attendance and Guests

B. Call the Meeting to Order

C. Approve Minutes

II. Development

A. Debrief Capital Campaign Kickoff

B. Brainstorming For Annual Fundraising

III. Other Business

IV. Closing Items

A. Adjourn Meeting

 

Alma del Mar Board of Trustees Committee Meeting

Friday Apr 17, 2015 @ 8:45 AM at 26 Madeira Avenue New Bedford MA 02746

Agenda

I. Opening Items

A. Record Attendance and Guests

B. Call the Meeting to Order

C. Approve Minutes   Approve Minutes

II. Executive Director

A. Executive Director’s Report

III. Academic Excellence

A. Academic Performance Update

B. 4th Grade Literacy Interim #5

IV. Governance

A. Further Discussion of Proposal to Apply for Expanded Enrollment

B. Discipline and the Use of Suspensions at Alma

V. Finance

A. Transfer of Funds Request

B. March Financial Report

C. Draft Budget for Board Review

VI. Capital Committee

A. Capital Project Budget Report

B. Capital Campaign Report

VII. Closing Items

A. Adjourn Meeting

 

 

Alma del Mar Finance Committee Meeting

Thursday Apr 9, 2015 @ 11:00 AM at 26 Madeira Avenue New Bedford MA 02746

Agenda

I. Opening Items

A. Record Attendance and Guests

B. Call the Meeting to Order

C. Approve Minutes

II. Finance

A. FY15 March Financial Reports

B. FY16 School Operating Budget

III. Other Business

IV. Closing Items

A. Adjourn Meeting

 

Alma del Mar Development Committee Meeting

Friday Mar 27, 2015 @ 10:30 AM at 26 Madeira Avenue New Bedford MA 02746

Agenda

I. Opening Items

A. Record Attendance and Guests

B. Call the Meeting to Order

C. Approve Minutes

II. Development

A. Check In On Capital Kick Off Talking Points

B. Kickoff Decor and Setup

C. Brainstorming For Annual Fundraising

III. Other Business

IV. Closing Items

A. Adjourn Meeting

 

 

Alma del Mar Board of Trustees Committee Meeting

Friday Mar 27, 2015 @ 8:45 AM at 26 Madeira Avenue New Bedford MA 02740

Agenda

I. Opening Items

A. Record Attendance and Guests

B. Call the Meeting to Order

C. Approve Minutes

D. Executive Director’s Report

II. Academic Excellence

A. Academic Excellence Report

III. Finance

A. 2015-16 Draft Budget for Board Review

B. Capital Project Budget

C. Bank Agreement for Senior Debt for Capital Project

D. February Financial Report

IV. Governance

A. Parent Complaint Response

V. Development

A. Capital Campaign Dashboard

VI. Capital Planning Committee

A. Capital Planning Report

B. Board Review of New Building Design

VII. Closing Items

A. Adjourn Meeting

 

Alma del Mar Governance Committee Meeting

Monday Mar 23, 2015 @ 1:00 PM at 26 Madeira Avenue New Bedford MA 02746

Agenda

I. Opening Items

A. Record Attendance and Guests

B. Call the Meeting to Order

C. Approve Minutes

II. Governance

A. Recruitment Strategy for Board

B. Identification of Vice Chairperson

C. Advisory Council Overview and Engagement

D. Board Meeting Structure

E. Board Engagement Expectations

III. Other Business

IV. Closing Items

A. Adjourn Meeting

 

The Alma del Mar Finance Committee Meeting

Friday Mar 20, 2015 @ 10:30 AM at 26 Madeira Avenue New Bedford MA 02746

Agenda

I. Opening Items 

A. Record Attendance and Guests      

B. Call the Meeting to Order        

II. Finance 

A. February 2015 Financial Statements 

III. Other Business 

A. FY16 Budget (unapproved) vs Lending Package 

IV. Closing Items 

A. Adjourn Meeting 

 

Alma del Mar Development Committee Meeting

Friday Feb 27, 2015 @ 10:30 AM at 26 Madeira Avenue New Bedford MA 02746

Agenda

I. Opening Items

A. Record Attendance and Guests

B. Call the Meeting to Order

C. Approve Minutes

II. Development

A. Art Show Follow Up

B. Planning for Capital Campaign Kick Off Event

C. Cold Appeal Update

III. Other Business

IV. Closing Items

A. Adjourn Meeting

 

 

Alma del Mar Board of Trustees Committee Meeting

Friday Feb 27, 2015 @ 8:45 AM at 26 Madeira Ave New Bedford MA 02746

Agenda Item

I. Opening Items

A. Record Attendance and Guests

B. Call the Meeting to Order

C. Approve Minutes

D. Scholar Presentation

E. Executive Director’s Report

II. Academic Excellence

A. Academic Excellence Report

III. Governance

A. Nominate James Dildine to the advisory council and finance committee

B. Discussion of Potential Board Candidate

C. Charter Renewal Process

D. Revised Enrollment Policy

E. Executive Session for Executive Director Midyear Review

IV. Development

A. Development Report

V. Capital Planning Committee

A. Board Review of New Building Design

VI. Finance

A. January Financial Report

VII. Closing Items

A. Adjourn Meeting

 

 

Alma del Mar Academic Excellence Committee Meeting

Friday Feb 27, 2015 @ 8:00 AM

26 Madeira Avenue New Bedford MA 02746

Agenda

I. Opening Items

A. Record Attendance and Guests

B. Call the Meeting to Order

C. Approve Minutes from Previous

II. Academic Excellence

A. PARCC Readiness

B. Scholar Writting Samples

III. Other Business

A. Closing Items

B. Adjourn Meeting

 

 

Alma del Mar Finance Committee Meeting

Monday Feb 23, 2015 @ 10:30 AM at 26 Madeira Avenue New Bedford MA 02746

Agenda

I. Opening Items

A. Record Attendance and Guests

B. Call the Meeting to Order

C. Approve Minutes

II. Finance

A. FY26 Budget unapproved for discussion

B. FY15 January Financial Reports

C. Structuring Capital Campaign Projections

D. RFP for Auditor

E. Financial Package for Lenders

III. Other Business

A. Revision to Prior Board Minutes

IV. Closing Items

A. Adjourn Meeting

 

Alma del Mar Academic Excellence Committee Meeting

Friday Jan 23, 2015 @ 8:00 AM at 26 Madeira Avenue New Bedford MA 02746

Agenda

I. Opening Items

A. Record Attendance and Guests

B. Call the Meeting to Order

C. Approve Minutes from Previous Meeting

II. Academic Excellence

A. Academic Update

III. Other Business

A. Closing Items

B. Adjourn Meeting

 

Alma del Mar Board of Trustees Committee Meeting

Friday Jan 23, 2015 @ 8:45 AM at 26 Madeira Avenue New Bedford MA 02746

Agenda

I. Opening Items

A. Record Attendance and Guests

B. Call the Meeting to Order

C. Approve Minutes Approve Minutes

D. Executive Director Report

II. Academic Excellence

A. Academic Excellence Report

III. Governance

A. Discussion of Recent Events Surrounding 2nd Grade “Demonstration”

B. Proposed Enrollment Expansion Request

IV. Capital Planning Committee

A. Capital Plan Update

B. Updating Capital Planning Structure

V. Capital Campaign

A. Capital Campaign Update

V. Finance

A. December Finance Report

VII. Development

A. December Development Report

VIII. Closing Items

A. Adjourn Meeting

 

Alma del Mar Alma del Mar Foundation Committee Meeting

Friday Jan 23, 2015 @ 9:45 AM at 26 Madeira Avenue New Bedford MA 02746

Agenda Item

I. Opening Items

A. Record Attendance and Guests

B. Call the Meeting to Order

C. Approve Minutes

II. Alma del Mar Foundation

A. Approve the transfer of $20,500 of restricted grant money to Alma del Mar Charter School

B. Approve the transfer of $6085 to Alma del Mar Charter School for audit and tax filings

III. Closing Items

A. Adjourn Meeting

 

Alma del Mar Development Committee Meeting

Friday Jan 23, 2015 @ 10:30 AM at 26 Madeira Avenue New Bedford MA 02746

Agenda

I.Opening Items

A. Record Attendance and Guests

B. Call the Meeting to Order

C. Approve Minutes

II. Development

A. Annual Appeal Debrief

B. Art Show Event?

C. High Capacity Donor Follow-Up

D. Add New Donors

III. Other Business

IV. Closing Items

A. Adjourn Meeting

 

Alma del Mar Finance Committee Meeting
Friday Jan 16, 2015 @ 10:30 AM at 26 Madeira Avenue New Bedford MA 02746
Agenda
I. Opening Items
A. Record Attendance and Guests
B. Call the Meeting to Order
II. Finance
A. December 2014 Financial Report
III. Other Business
A. RFP Process for Selecting an Auditor
IV. Closing Items
A. Adjourn Meeting

Alma del Mar Academic Excellence Committee Meeting

Friday Nov 21, 2014 @ 8:15 AM at 26 Madeira Avenue New Bedford MA 02746, Conference Room

Agenda Item

I. Opening Items

A. Record Attendance and Guests

B. Call the Meeting to Order

C. Approve Minutes from Previous Meeting

I. Academic Excellence

A. Academic and Culture Progress

B. Academic Update

III. Other Business

A. Closing Items

B. Adjourn Meeting

 

Alma del Mar Board of Trustees Committee Meeting

Friday Nov 21, 2014 @ 8:45 AM at 26 Madeira Ave New Bedford MA 02746

Agenda Item

I. Opening Items

A. Record Attendance and Guests

B. Call the Meeting to Order

C. Approve Minutes Approve Minutes (Board Meeting on 10-24-14)

II. Executive Director Report

A. CEO Goals Update

III. Capital Planning Task Force

A. Capital Planning Task Force Report

B. Approval of Revised Capital Plan Strategy

IV. Finance

A. 2015 Budget Amendment for Board Approval

B. Finance Report

C. QALICB Finance Report

V. Academic Excellence

A. Academic Excellence Committee Report

VI. Governance

A. Nomination of Jeanne Eagle to the Alma del Mar Board of Trustees

VII. Closing Items

A. Adjourn Meeting

 

Alma del Mar Development Committee Meeting

Friday Nov 21, 2014 @ 10:30 AM at 26 Madeira Avenue New Bedford MA 02746

Agenda Item

I. Opening Items

A. Record Attendance and Guests

B. Call the Meeting to Order

C. Approve Minutes

II. Development

A. Review Giving Societies Event

III. Other Business

A. Closing Items

B. Adjourn Meeting

 

Alma del Mar Capital Plan Task Force Committee Meeting

Friday Oct 10, 2014 @ 9:00 AM

Agenda

I. Opening Items

A. Record Attendance and Guests

B. Call the Meeting to Order

C. Approve Minutes

II. Capital Plan Task Force

A. Update on Design of New Building

III. Other Business

IV. Closing Items

A. Adjourn Meeting

 

Alma del Mar Finance Committee Meeting

Friday Nov 14, 2014 @ 10:30 AM at 26 Madeira Ave New Bedford MA 02746

Agenda

I. Opening Items

A. Record Attendance and Guests

B. Call the Meeting to Order

II. Finance

A. October Financial Reports

B. QALICB October Financial Reports

C. FY15 Revised Budget

III. Other Business

A. Documents requiring approval

IV. Closing Items

A. Adjourn Meeting

 

Alma del Mar Governance Committee Meeting

Friday Nov 14, 2014 @ 11:30 AM at Conference Room, Alma del Mar Charter School

Agenda

I. Opening Items

A. Record Attendance and Guests

B. Call the Meeting to Order

II. Governance

A. Review Progress toward Goals for 2014-15

B. Prioritized List of Board Expansion Needs

C. Prospects and Sources for Prospects

III. Other Business

IV. Closing Items

A. Adjourn Meeting

 

The Alma del Mar Academic Excellence Committee Meeting

Friday Oct 24, 2014 @ 8:15 AM at 26 Madeira Avenue New Bedford MA 02746, Conference Room

Agenda

I. Opening Items

A. Record Attendance and Guests

B. Call the Meeting to Order

C. Approve Minutes from Previous

II. Academic Excellence

A. Math Exams #1 Results

B. Textual Analysis Writing

C. Teacher Growth and Development

D. Academic Update

III. Other Business

A. Closing Items

B. Adjourn Meeting

 

The Alma del Mar Board Meeting

Friday Oct 24, 2014 @ 8:45 AM at 26 Madeira Avenue New Bedford MA 02746, Conference Room

Agenda

I. Opening Items

A. Record Attendance and Guests

B. Call the Meeting to Order

C. Approve Minutes

II. Leader

A. Executive Director’s Report

III. Capital Plan Task Force

A. Capital Task Force Report

B. Updated Timeline for Capital Project

IV. Academic Excellence

A. Approve Academic Excellence Committee

V. Finance

A. Capital Preconstruction Budget

B. September Financials

VI. Development

A. Development Report

VII. Governance

A. Nominate Trish Arnold to serve on Advisory Council and Governance Committee

B. Discussion of Potential Nominee to Board of Trustees

VIII. Closing Items

A. Adjourn Meeting

 

The Alma del Mar Development Committee Meeting

Friday Oct 24, 2014 @ 10:30 AM at 26 Madeira Avenue New Bedford MA 02746

Agenda

I. Opening Items

A. Record Attendance and Guests

B. Call the Meeting to Order

C. Approve Minutes

II. Development

A. Giving Societies Event

B. Annual Appeal

III. Other Business

IV. Closing Items

A. Adjourn Meeting

 

 

The Alma del Mar Academic Excellence Committee Meeting

Friday Sep 26, 2014 @ 8:15 AM at 26 Madeira Avenue New Bedford MA 02746, Conference

Agenda

I. Opening Items

A. Record Attendance and Guests

B. Call the Meeting to Order

C. Approve Minutes from Previous

II. Academic Excellence

A. Academic Update

B. Common Core and PARCC

III. Other Business

A. Closing Items

B. Adjourn Meeting

 

The Alma del Mar Board of Trustees Committee Meeting

Friday Sep 26, 2014 @ 8:45 AM at 26 Madeira Avenue New Bedford MA 02746

Agenda

I. Opening Items

A. Record Attendance and Guests

B. Call the Meeting to Order

C. Approve Minutes

II. Executive Director Report

A. CEO Goals Update

III. Academic Excellence

A. Academic Excellence Committee Report

B. Common Core State Standards and PARCC Test

C. 2013-14 MCAS Results: Highlights and Next Steps

III. Capital Planning Task Force

A. Capital Planning Task Force Report

B. Capital Plan Organization

V. Finance

A. Finance Report

B. Request to loan funds to Alma QALICB for the purposes of capital expenditures

C. Audited Financial Statements 2013-14

IV. Development

A. Debrief “Meet Alma” Event from 9/23

B. September Development Report

VII. Governance

A. Governance Committee Report

B. Board Recruitment Priorities

VIII. Closing Items

A. Adjourn Meeting

 

The Alma del Mar Alma del Mar Foundation Committee Meeting

Friday Sep 26, 2014 @ 9:45 AM at Conference Room, Alma del Mar Charter School

Agenda

I. Opening Items

A. Record Attendance and Guests

B. Call the Meeting to Order

C. Approve Minutes

II. Alma del Mar Foundation

A. Loan of Funds from Alma del Mar Foundation to Alma Real Estate QALICB

III. Other Business

IV. Closing Items

A. Adjourn Meeting

 

The Alma del Mar Development Committee Meeting will be on Friday Sep 26, 2014 @ 10:00 AM at 26 Madeira Avenue New Bedford MA 02746, Conference Room

Agenda

I. Opening Items

A. Record Attendance and Guests

B. Call the Meeting to Order

C. Approve Minutes

II. Development

A. Debrief September 23 Event

B. Plan Societies Event

III. Other Business

IV. Closing Items

A. Adjourn Meeting

 

Alma del Mar Governance Committee Meeting

Friday Sep 19, 2014 @ 11:00 AM at 26 Madeira Avenue New Bedford MA 02746

Agenda

I. Opening Items

A. Record Attendance and Guests

B. Call the Meeting to Order

C. Approve Minutes

II. Governance

A. Review Goals for 2014-15

B. Board Composition Survey

C. Prioritized List of Board Expansion Needs

D. Expansion Policies

E. Prospects and Sources for Prospects

III. Other Business

IV. Closing Items

A. Adjourn Meeting

 

The Alma del Mar Finance Committee Meeting

Friday Sep 19, 2014 @ 10:30 AM at 26 Madeira Avenue New Bedford MA 02746, Conference Room

Agenda

I. Opening Items

A. Record Attendance and Guests

B. Call the Meeting to Order

C. Approve Minute

II. Finance

A. Review August 2014 Financials

B. Update on Capital Budget

III. Closing Items

A. Adjourn Meeting

 

Alma del Mar Board of Trustees Committee Meeting

Friday Jun 20, 2014 @ 8:45 AM at 26 Madeira Avenue New Bedford MA 02746

Agenda

I. Opening Items

A. Record Attendance and Guests

B. Call the Meeting to Order

C. Approve Minutes

II. Executive Director

A. E.D. Report

III. Capital Planning Committee

A. Capital Planning Committee Report

IV. Governance

A. DESE Site Visit Report

B. Preview Board Retreat Agenda

V. Development

A. Development Report

VI. Finance Committee

A. May Financial Report

VII. Other Business

A. Meredith Segal Transition

VIII. Closing Items

A. Adjourn Meeting

 

Alma del Mar Development Committee Meeting

Friday Jun 20, 2014 @ 10:00 AM at 26 Madeira Avenue New Bedford MA 02746

Agenda

I. Opening Items

A. Record Attendance and Guests

B. Call the Meeting to Order

C. Approve Minutes

II. Development

A. Development Report

B. Fundraising Progress Report

C. Individual Relationships / Donors

D. Grants

E. Events

F. House Party at The Haddads

G. PR / Marketing

III. Other Business

IV. Closing Items

A. Adjourn Meeting

 

Alma del Mar Finance Committee Meeting

Friday Jun 13, 2014 @ 10:30 AM at 26 Madeira Avenue New Bedford MA 02746

Agenda

I. Opening Items

A. Record Attendance and Guests

B. Call the Meeting to Order

C. Approve Minutes

II. Finance

A. Review May Financials

III. Closing Items

A. Adjourn Meeting

 

Alma del Mar Capital Plan Working Group Committee Meeting

Friday Jun 6, 2014 @ 9:00 AM at 26 Madeira Avenue New Bedford MA 02746.

Agenda

I. Opening Items

A. Record Attendance and Guests

B. Call the Meeting to Order

C. Approve Minutes

II. Capital Plan Working Group

A. Update on Site Procurement

B. Update on OPM Procurement

C. Update on Capital Financing

III. Closing Items

A. Adjourn Meeting

 

Alma del Mar Board of Trustees Committee Meeting

Friday May 23, 2014 @ 8:45 AM at 26 Madeira Avenue New Bedford MA 02746

Agenda

I. Opening Items

A. Record Attendance and Guests

B. Call the Meeting to Order

C. Approve Minutes

II. Executive Director

A. E.D. Report

III. Governance

A. Jan Baptist and Cile Hicks Nomination to the Board of Trustees

B. Ralf Rho and Carolyn Ozcan to the Advisory Council

IV. Capital Planning Committee

A. Introduction to David Ennis, Charter School finance consultant for our capital project

B. Purchase of 26 Madeira Ave Property

V. Finance

A. 2014-15 Budget

B. Capital Budget to Submit to DESE

C. Transferring cash reserves to a money market account

D. April Financial Report

VI. Closing Items

A. Adjourn Meeting

 

Alma del Mar Development Committee Meeting

Friday May 23, 2014 @ 10:00 AM at 26 Madeira Avenue New Bedford MA 02746

Agenda

I. Opening Items

A. Record Attendance and Guests

B. Call the Meeting to Order

C. Approve Minutes

II. Development

A. Development Report

B. Fundraising Progress Report

C. Individual Relationships / Donors

D. Grants

E. Events

F. House Party at The Haddads

G. PR / Marketing

III. Other Business

IV. Closing Items

A. Adjourn Meeting

 

Alma del Mar Finance Committee Meeting

Friday May 16, 2014 @ 10:30 AM at 26 Madeira Avenue New Bedford MA 02746

Agenda

I. Opening Items

A. Record Attendance and Guests

B. Call the Meeting to Order

C. Approve Minutes

II. Finance

A. Review April Financials

B. Money Market Rates from BCSB

III. Closing Items

A. Adjourn Meeting

 

Alma del Mar Capital Plan Working Group Committee Meeting

Thursday May 8, 2014 @ 8:30 AM at 26 Madeira Avenue New Bedford MA 02746

Agenda

I. Opening Items

A. Record Attendance and Guests

B. Call the Meeting to Order

C. Approve Minutes

II. Capital Plan Working Group

A. Current Capital Plan Timeline

B. Site Acquisition Update

C. OPM Procurement

D. Predevelopment Budget to Actual Report

III. Closing Items

A. Adjourn Meeting

 

Alma del Mar Capital Plan Working Group Committee Meeting

Friday Apr 11, 2014 @ 9:00 AM at 26 Madeira Avenue New Bedford MA 02746

Agenda

I. Opening Items

A. Record Attendance and Guests

B. Call the Meeting to Order

C. Approve Minutes

II. Capital Plan Working Group

A. Current Capital Plan Timeline

B. Site Acquisition Update

C. OPM Procurement

D. Predevelopment Budget to Actual Report

III. Closing Items

A. Adjourn Meeting

 

Alma del Mar Finance Committee Meeting

Friday Apr 11, 2014 @ 10:00 AM at 26 Madeira Avenue New Bedford MA 02746

Agenda

I. Opening Items

A. Record Attendance and Guests

B. Call the Meeting to Order

C. Approve Minutes

II. Finance

A. Review March Financials

III. Closing Items

A. Adjourn Meeting

 

The Alma del Mar Development Committee Meeting

Friday Mar 28, 2014 @ 11:30 AM at 26 Madeira Avenue New Bedford MA 02746

Agenda

I. Opening Items

A. Record Attendance and Guests

B. Call the Meeting to Order

C. Approve Minutes

II. Development

A. Individual Relationships/Donors

B. Grants

C. Events

D. PR/Marketing

E. Board Check-In

F. Wishlist Updates/One-Off Needs

G. Alma Foundation Check -In

III. Other Business

IV. Closing Items

A. Adjourn Meeting

 

The Alma del Mar Board of Trustees Committee Meeting

Friday Mar 28, 2014 @ 10:30 AM at 26 Madeira Avenue New Bedford MA 02746

Agenda

I. Opening Items

A. Record Attendance and Guests

B. Call the Meeting to Order

C. Approve Minutes

II. Executive Director

A. CEO Goals Dashboard

III. Board of Trustees

A. Meeting the Nonacademic Needs of Individual Scholars

IV. Finance

A. Draft 2014-15 Budget

B. February Financial Report

V. Development

A. Development Report

B. Development Committee Restructuring

VI. Other Business

A. No Board Meeting for April

VII. Capital Planning

A. Capital Planning Update

VIII. Closing Items

A. Adjourn Meeting

 

The Alma del Mar Finance Committee Meeting

Friday Mar 21, 2014 @ 10:30 AM at 26 Madeira Avenue New Bedford MA 02746

Agenda

I. Opening Items

A. Record Attendance and Guests

B. Call the Meeting to Order

C. Approve Minutes

II. Finance

A. Review February Financials

B. Review Draft 2014-15 Budget

III. Closing Items

A. Adjourn Meeting

 

Alma del Mar Capital Plan Working Group Committee Meeting

Friday Mar 14, 2014 @ 9:00 AM at 26 Madeira Avenue New Bedford MA 02746

Agenda

I. Opening Items

A. Record Attendance and Guests

B. Call the Meeting to Order

C. Approve Minutes

II. Capital Plan Working Group

A. Site Acquisition Plan

B. Financing Plan

C. Procurement of a Project Manager

III. Other Business

IV. Closing Items

A. Adjourn Meeting

 

Alma del Mar Board of Trustees Committee Meeting

Friday Feb 28, 2014 @ 8:45 AM at 26 Madeira Avenue New Bedford MA 02746

Agenda

I. Opening Items

A. Record Attendance and Guests

B. Call the Meeting to Order

C. Approve Minutes

II. Executive Director

A. CEO Dashboard

III. Academic Excellence

A. Quarter 2 Academic Update

IV. Development

A. Development Report

V. Governance

A. Board Mtg Schedule

B. Board member recruitment

C. Resignation of James Mathes from the Board of Trustees

VI. Finance

A. January Finance Report

VII. Closing Items

A. Adjourn Meeting

 

Alma del Mar Development Committee Meeting

Friday Feb 28, 2014 @ 10:00 AM at 26 Madeira Avenue New Bedford MA 02746

Agenda

I. Opening Items

A. Record Attendance and Guests

B. Call the Meeting to Order

C. Approve Minutes

II. Development

A. Individual Relationships/Donors

B. Grants

C. Events

D. PR/Marketing

E. Board Check-In

F. Wishlist Updates/One-Off Needs

G. Alma Foundation Check -In

III. Other Business

IV. Closing Items

A. Adjourn Meeting