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Wednesday, May 15, 2013
3:30 p.m
Squeaky’s Conference Room, Hutchinson, MN 

“There is one thing stronger than all the armies in the world, and that is an idea whose time has come”

Victor Hugo

Our Mission is to engage students in critical thinking and teamwork that empowers them toward life-long learning and global citizenship.

Our Vision is to provide a school that creates an inclusive community working together to support student achievement and builds a strong sense of self-worth.

I. NEO Contract Revisions

a. Director Vold presented our original application with NEO, Haugen, Haugland, and Kraft will draft 5-year goals to include in NEO application

II. New Director Requirements and Job Description

a. Director position discussion

III. 2013-2014 Budget Conversations

a. Director position salary

b. Technology position- budget for IT position, compensation for teacher to cover IT issues

c. Extra-curricular stipend for staff

d. Offer contracts (for 2013-2014 school year) to current employees on last teacher day this school year

e. Certified Staff contracts

IV. Vision for the Future of NCA

a. Project-based learning opportunities for school year 2013-2014 in core classes and seminar classes

b. Five year goals (plan)

1. Facility

2. Enrollment

c. Culture of NCA

1. Add new programs/ refine current programs

d. Staff input on 5-year plan

V. New board members appointed to start membership on School Board July 1, 2013- Kathy Prellwitz (community member), Barb Haugen and Evan Meece (Certified Staff Members)

VI. Doherty-Schooler moved to add June 6, 2013 as a make-up day for the snow day, second by Coyle, aye- Hendricks and Doherty-Schooler, opposed- Haugen, Coyle, Kraft, and Haugland. The board declined to add June 6, 2013 as a makeup day for the snow day.


Adjourned by Doherty-Schooler at 6:06 pm, second by Coyle, all aye.



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