Lincoln Academy

Charter School

Educating with Excellence

Board of Directors Meeting Highlights

Here are the highlights from our April meeting:

  • Board meeting “highlights” are posted to communicate most recent Board happenings.  Documents and committee reports submitted for the April Board meeting can be viewed under the April meeting heading of the 2016-2017 Board Meetings section of the Board of Directors tab of the school website.  Approved minutes from the regular March meeting and the special March meeting can be viewed.  Only approved meeting minutes may be posted.
  • The Board enjoyed hearing updates and feedback on the middle school program from the middle school team.
  • In her Principal’s Report, Mrs. Johnson reported on hiring and staff changes, enrollment numbers and her principal goals.
  • Mrs. Johnson also announce that 4 of our staff members have received Jeffco Public Schools Values Awards from the Jefferson Foundation:
    • Elizabeth Meyer-Chapman, Middle School Resource Teacher, received the award for Teamwork.
    • Nancy Martinez, Facilities Staff, received the award for Integrity.
    • Karen Dwyer, Second Grade Teacher, received the award for Valuing People.
    • Julie Pollack, First Grade Teacher, received the Exemplary Performance award.
  • The Finance Committee reported that current financials are on track. 
  • Board Treasurer, Jeff Baucum, gave a PowerPoint presentation reviewing the 5-year plan and the proposed 2017-18 budget.
  • The Governance Committee reported that 2 candidates have stepped forward to run for the open positions on the Lincoln Academy Board of Directors.  Sarah Wasinger and Lori Woods submitted applications and spoke to the Board.  Ballots for the election will go home in elementary Monday folders on Monday, April 17th.  Ballots may be filled out and returned with students before Friday, April 21st (there is no school that day).  For middle school families or any who would prefer, voting will also be available in the office beginning Tuesday, April 18th and continuing through Thursday, April 20th.
  • Development Committee chairman, Nina Sloan, gave a PowerPoint presentation outlining the Development strategy for 2017-18.
  • The SAC committee is looking for volunteers for the Parent Partner Program.  Anyone willing to help welcome and orient new families to Lincoln Academy should contact kristigeisz@lincolnacademy.net
  • The Board approved funds for parking lot and driveway pavement repairs.           
    We invite all families to attend our next regular Board meeting on Monday, May 8th, 2017, at 6:30 pm in the Student Center.

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