Board Information

Purpose

The Stargate School Board of Directors is elected by, and represents, the members of the Stargate Community. Board members set the general direction and policy of the school, with a focus on longer term and “big picture” issues. The board is responsible for the Stargate budget, review of the annual audit and evaluation of the school's executive director, as well as compensation, policy approval and corporate level sponsorships. 

Contacting the Board

When considering contacting a Board member, please remember Stargate’s Communication Pathways. If you have a school-related, classroom or child-related concern:
  • First, set an appointment and meet with the teacher. Most issues can usually be handled satisfactorily with your child’s teacher.
  • Depending upon the situation, a visit to the team leader may be appropriate.
  • If the issue is not resolved, set an appointment and meet with either the Assistant Principal or Head of School.
  • If the issue is still not resolved, please contact the Board Chair in writing to determine whether the issue is appropriate for Board consideration.

Board Contact Information:  governance@stargateschool.org

Open Forum Meetings

Board meetings are open to all Stargate community members and the public. Board meetings offer an excellent opportunity for the Stargate community to understand the issues, future plans, and vision for our school. A typical Board Meeting Business Session Agenda generally consists of the following: Approval of Minutes, Committee Reports, Financial Review, Administrative Reports, and Executive Session (if needed).

Meeting Times

The board generally meets once per month, the third Wednesday of each month.  The board meets at the school.   Meetings are open to the public.  We welcome your attendance and participation at these important meetings. 

Meeting times will be listed in the Governance Calendar (see sidebar). You can also find a full year Calendar for Board Meetings, posted on the same page as meeting agendas and minutes

Related Documents

Agendas are posted on the Board Announcements page.  Approved minutes are posted to the Agendas and Meeting Minutes page.

BoD Announcements

  • Special Meeting August 20, 2018 The Stargate Board of Directors will be holding a special meeting on Monday, August 20 at Stargate at 6:00 PM for an executive session. The proposed executive session is ...
    Posted Aug 15, 2018, 3:08 PM by Taylor Johnson
  • July & August Board Updates Hello Stargate Community, Please see the attached Board update which includes a summary of the July Board meeting and upcoming events in August. If you have any questions for the ...
    Posted Aug 6, 2018, 9:49 PM by Leah Choi
  • State of the School Presentation Each spring the Board presents the annual State of the School to the community. This year’s presentation was held on April 11 and included a meet and greet with ...
    Posted May 8, 2018, 8:03 AM by Lisa Griffin
  • Finance & Board Communication Town Hall Presentations Thank you to everyone that attended & submitted questions for the Town Hall Meetings. Links to the presentations may be found below:Finance Town HallBoard Communication Town Hall
    Posted Apr 10, 2018, 5:22 PM by Taylor Johnson
  • April News from the Stargate Board Hello Stargate Community,Attached is the update from the latest Board meeting from Jan Kulmann, Stargate Board President.In addition, here are a few reminders from the Board:Keep sending ...
    Posted Apr 3, 2018, 9:58 PM by Leah Choi
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