11/8/2018 - 6:30 PM
ITEMS OF BUSINESS
2. Action on a Request to Approve an Amendment to the Non-Instrumentality Charter School Contract with Highland Community School, Inc.
Strategic Plan Compatibility Statement
Effective and Efficient Operations
Admin Policy 9.12 - Charter Schools
Redline Highland Contract
Redline Highland Appendix A
Highland Redline Appendix A.pdf
Highland Redline Contract.pdf
Highland Community School was established as a non-instrumentality charter school on June 27, 1996. The school is located at 1706 West Highland Boulevard. The current contract is for an initial maximum of 420 full-time-equivalent (FTE) pupils and ramps up each year to serve a maximum of 435 FTE pupils in the 2019-2020 school year in grades K3 through 8.
The mission of Highland Community School is to create a community of diverse families and educators working together to offer quality Montessori education in a nurturing environment that enriches, empowers, and inspires children to reach their potential and encourages parents to become responsible for and involved with their children’s education.
In August, 2018, the Department of Contracted School Services received written notification from the Highland Community School’s representatives requesting a change in leadership effective beginning with the 2018-2019 school year.
The Administration recommends that the Board approve the attached contract and Appendix A which reflect the following amendment:
a. Tracy Williams shall be the person in charge of the school.
b. Appendices related to this contract will be updated to reflect the change as necessary.
Fiscal Impact Statement
This item does not authorize expenditures.
The Administration recommends that the Board approve the amendment to the attached non-instrumentality charter contract with Highland Community School, Inc.
Marie Thompson - Director, Contracted School Services
Lynn Ruhl - Budget Coordinator
Marla Bronaugh - Chief Communications and School Performance Officer
Keith Posley, Ed.D. - Superintendent