2257 E. Cedar Avenue, Flagstaff, AZ 86004



3:30 p.m.

Monday, March 26, 2018


Pursuant to Arizona revised Statutes (A.R.S. 38-431.02), notice is hereby given to the members of the Pine Forest Education Association, Inc., Pine Forest Charter School Governing Board, and to the general public, that the Directors and Governing Board will hold a public meeting, open to the public as specified below in the designated board meeting room at Pine Forest Charter School, Flagstaff, AZ. The Board reserves the right to change the order of items on the agenda, with the exception of public hearings set for a specific time.


Pursuant to A.R.S. 38-431.03.A.2, the Board may vote to go into Executive Session, which will not be open to the public, for legal advice concerning any item on the agenda, for protection of confidentiality of parties or to review, discuss and consider records exempt by law from public inspection, including the receipt and discussion of information or testimony that is specifically required to be maintained as confidential by state or federal law.


Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation, such as a sign language interpreter, by contacting Corey Allen at 928- 779-9880. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange accommodation.


DATED AND POSTED this  16 day of   March  2018.

By Kelly Smith, Director of Education


Governing Board General Meeting


I.             WELCOME – Call to order at


Verse: The Social Ethic - The healthy social life is found when in the mirror of each human soul the whole community finds its reflection; and when in the community the virtue of each one is living.


Mission: Pine Forest School provides an education of the whole child and is dedicated to helping individuals achieve their full intellectual, emotional, and physical potential in a sustainable and beautiful environment which reinforces integrity, understanding, respect, and trust. Through the Waldorf curriculum, we prepare our children to walk into the future with confidence and the necessary tools to create a better world.


A.     Roll Call: Barbara Bates____  Pete Giovale  ____  Ellen Ryan  ____ Corey Allen ____ Kelly Smith ____  Dave Eckert  ____       


II.             APPROVAL OF AGENDA: motion to approve agenda by

III.             APPROVAL OF MINUTES: motion to approve February 26, 2018 General and Executive minutes by

A.     February 26, 2018 General Board Meeting

B.     February 26, 2018 Executive Board Meeting


IV.             CALL TO THE PUBLIC (This is the time for the public to comment. Members of the Board may not discuss items that are not specifically identified on the agenda. Therefore, pursuant to A.R.S. 38-431.01.G., action taken as a result of public comment will be limited to directing staff to study the matter, responding to any criticism, or scheduling the matter for further consideration and decision at a later date.)


V.             REPORTS

A.     Director of Education:

·         Funding

·         FTE and enrollment

·         Academic performance

·         School safety


B.     Faculty:

·         Meetings

·         Professional development

·         Class events/Field trips

·         Community service


C.     Executive Director:

·         Financial report

·         Building/property

·         Staffing


D.     Pine Forest Foundation:

·         School grants/loans

·         Events


VI.             ACTION ITEMS – Discuss and possible action (The Board may elect to convene an Executive Session for protection of confidentiality of parties. No formal action can take place at this time. Any further consideration of the topic will be placed as an agenda item for a future Board meeting. At the conclusion of the Executive Session, the Board will adjourn the executive session with no action being taken.)

A.     Approve Fester & Chapman FY18 Audit Proposal:

B.     Approve Office of Civil Rights (OCR) Mediation Proposal:


VII.              PERSONNEL (The Board may vote to convene in Executive Session)

A.     Approve Special Ed teacher contract:

B.     Executive Director Job Search:


VIII.              OLD BUSINESS

A.     Bylaws and Conflict of Interest policy:

B.     Budget/Compensation committee:


IX.             NEW BUSINESS

A.     Board applicant Ryan Williams

B.     ASBCS Governing Board seminar


X.             ADJOURN (Next Regular Board meeting): Monday, April 30, 2018 at 3:30pm): motion to adjourn at