2257 E. Cedar Avenue, Flagstaff, AZ 86004



3:30 p.m.

Monday, April 2, 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 Kelly Smith at 928- 779-9880. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange accommodation.


DATED AND POSTED this 30th day of March   2018.

By Kelly Smith, Director of Education


Governing Board Special Meeting


  1. 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.

    1. Roll Call: (X-present, A-absent): ___Barbara Bates  ___Pete Giovale ___Ellen Ryan  ___Corey Allen  ___Kelly Smith  ___Dave Eckert


  2. APPROVAL OF AGENDA: motion to approve agenda by


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

    1. February 26, 2018 General Board Meeting

    2. February 26, 2018 Executive Board Meeting

      PFEA, Inc (dba PFS) Governing Board Meeting March 26, 2018


  4. 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.)


  5. 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.)

    1. Approve Fester & Chapman FY18 Audit Proposal: motion to approve audit services for FY18 with Fester & Chapman, PLLC

    2. Approve Office of Civil Rights (OCR) Mediation Proposal: motion to approve mediation proposal


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

    1. Approve Special Ed teacher contract: motion to approve Special Education teacher contract

    2. FY18-19 Faculty/Staff contracts: motion to approve FY18-19 Faculty/Staff contracts



    1. Bylaws and Conflict of Interest policy:

    2. Budget/Compensation committee:



    1. ASBCS Governing Board seminar


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