Board Meeting Schedule

SCHOOL BOARD MEETINGS

February 20th, 2024: 6:00 PM | REGULAR BOARD MEETING: LOCATED @THREE RIVERS MONTESSORI SCHOOL


 January 16th, 2024: 6:00 PM | REGULAR BOARD MEETING: LOCATED @THREE RIVERS MONTESSORI SCHOOL


 December 19th, 2023: 6:00 PM | REGULAR BOARD MEETING: LOCATED @THREE RIVERS MONTESSORI SCHOOL

 December 7th, 2023: 6:30 PM | EMERGENCY BOARD MEETING: LOCATED @THREE RIVERS MONTESSORI SCHOOL


 November 21, 2023: 6:00 PM | REGULAR BOARD MEETING: LOCATED @THREE RIVERS MONTESSORI SCHOOL


 October 10, 2023: 3:30 PM | BOARD STRATEGIC PLANNING WORKSHOP: LOCATED @THREE RIVERS MONTESSORI SCHOOL

 October 16, 2023: 6:00 PM | REGULAR BOARD MEETING: LOCATED @THREE RIVERS MONTESSORI SCHOOL

(please note the date change for the October regular board meeting: to Monday, October 16th)


 September 19, 2023: 6:00 PM | REGULAR BOARD MEETING: LOCATED @THREE RIVERS MONTESSORI SCHOOL


 August 15, 2023: 6:00 PM | REGULAR BOARD MEETING: LOCATED @THREE RIVERS MONTESSORI SCHOOL

August 1st, 2023: 6:00 PM | SPECIAL BOARD MEETING: LOCATED @THREE RIVERS MONTESSORI SCHOOL


 September 19, 2023: 6:00 PM | REGULAR BOARD MEETING: LOCATED @THREE RIVERS MONTESSORI SCHOOL

July 18, 2023: 6:00 PM | REGULAR BOARD MEETING: LOCATED @THREE RIVERS MONTESSORI SCHOOL

At the June TRM Board Meeting this meeting was cancelled.  The next regular board meeting is in August.  

Meetings are open to the public.

REGULAR BOARD MEETING 2023-2024 SCHEDULE 

Regular Board Meeting Schedule

JULY 18, 2023:  6PM | No Meeting

AUGUST 15, 2023:  6PM | @Three Rivers Montessori School Building

SEPTEMBER 19, 2023:  6PM | @Three Rivers Montessori School Building

OCTOBER 16, 2023:  6PM | @Three Rivers Montessori School Building

NOVEMBER 21, 2023:  6PM | @Three Rivers Montessori School Building

DECEMBER 19, 2023:  6PM | @Three Rivers Montessori School Building

JANUARY 16, 2024:  6PM | @Three Rivers Montessori School Building

FEBRUARY 20, 2024:  6PM | @Three Rivers Montessori School Building

MARCH 19, 2024:  6PM | @Three Rivers Montessori School Building

APRIL 16, 2024:  6PM | @Three Rivers Montessori School Building

MAY 21, 2024:  6PM | @Three Rivers Montessori School Building

JUNE 18, 2024:  6PM | @Three Rivers Montessori School Building

Board Meeting Address

Three Rivers Montessori School

17267 Yale Street NW Elk River, Minnesota, 55330

BOARD WORK SESSIONS

Tuesday, July 25, 2023: 6:00 to 9:00 pm | WORK SESSION LOCATED: @THREE RIVERS MONTESSORI SCHOOL

Work sessions are open to the public.

The board meets on a regular basis to work on the 3 year Strategic Plan and other projects as needed.

Three Rivers Montessori Work Session Agenda 7_24_2023 (pdf) Download

SPEAK TO THE BOARD

Feedback Welcome

 We welcome input and comments.  We always encourage email, and phone calls. If it works best for you to speak to the board in person, we do provide this option. 

To speak with board members at the board meeting please contact us before the meeting to receive agenda time, and a copy of our guidelines for speaking.

SUBCOMMITTEE MEETING SCHEDULE 

Development Committee 

4:30 pm | Monthly second Monday | Location is in person at the Community Room +  Google Meets 

See below for meeting detail.

Review Committee 

4:00 pm  | Bi-monthly on the 4th Thursday of designated months (January, March, May)| Location is virtual. 

See below for meeting detail.

Budget and Finance Committee 

4:00 pm  | Monthly second Wednesday| Location is virtual. 

See below for meeting detail.

DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE MEETING (PARENT COMMITTEE)

First Thursday Monthly  | 4:30 pm | Location: Community Room + Google Meets

Community Room

Elk River Library, Community Room, 13020 Orono Pkwy, Elk River, MN 55330

 Join Via Google Meets

meet.google.com/kwm-nwuy-xmn

Agenda and Past Meeting Minutes/Notes

https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1cwZplNnTFP1Qgy5IEaebVhngYrUUWA1w?usp=sharing

Files coming soon.

BUDGET & FINANCE COMMITTEE

Second Wednesday Monthly | 4:00 pm | Location Virtual

 Join Zoom Meeting

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84546377425?pwd=dGQvd2ZXczVGbHRwTWdBQ3F3SXFIdz09

 Meeting ID: 845 4637 7425
Passcode: j1HNjx
One tap mobile
+13126266799,,84546377425#,,,,*523342# US (Chicago)
+19294362866,,84546377425#,,,,*523342# US (New York) 

Agenda and Past Meeting Minutes/Notes

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1PAEn7TqoNDaVJI-yYh1BGSXV2OZIKX_2suyFY_ST9A4/edit?usp=sharing

REVIEW COMMITTEE

4:00 pm  | Bi-monthly on the 4th Thursday of designated months (January, March, May)| Location is virtual. 

 Join Zoom Meeting

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84546377425?pwd=dGQvd2ZXczVGbHRwTWdBQ3F3SXFIdz09

 Meeting ID: 845 4637 7425
Passcode: j1HNjx
One tap mobile
+13126266799,,84546377425#,,,,*523342# US (Chicago)
+19294362866,,84546377425#,,,,*523342# US (New York) 

Agenda and Past Meeting Minutes/Notes

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1REEdohaWQOS53Z739RxTm-w27i-hMxuSXlV2X4GmVig/edit?usp=sharing


 Files coming soon.

THREE RIVERS MONTESSORI SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS

Chris Castagneri
Professionally, Chris has been working in the marketing field for about 20 years and has a broad range of experience. 

She has also led on the executive teams of new companies. She has a BS Degree in Mass Communications, advertising concentration, & marketing minor.  Additionally, she has specialized training in non-profit marketing.


Chris also has a rich history of community service in Elk River, including as a Rotarian (Chair and Member), Arts Alliance Board Member, Friends of the Kelly Farm Board Member, and Chamber of Commerce Board President and Member.  

She is also a mom, wife, practicing drummer (need much practice), hiker, director of bed-time stories, artist, and music enthusiast.  

Community Member
 Board Chair

763-245-6116
chris.castagneri@threeriversmontessori.org

Nikki Patterson
Nikki has been with Three Rivers for the last 3 years. She started as a paraprofessional and has worked her way through school to become one of our new E1 teachers.

Nikki is currently enrolled in a Montessori Masters program and is looking forward to applying her knowledge to the classroom and her student at TRM.

She hopes to continue to develop a diverse pathway to Montessori training that fits each teachers need and the school’s need for highly qualified Montessorians as well.

 Teacher Member


nikki.patterson@threeriversmontessori.org
Timothy Eilrich
Timothy is a business professional working in the Food and Dairy industry since 2004. He manages a technical sales team based out of Champlin, MN who is responsible for providing goods and services across North and South America.  
 
Timothy and his wife have been raising their 4 children in Elk River since 2014. He and his wife have home schooled for 2 years prior to getting into TRM. This Fall he will have 3 children attending TRM.

He’s a bowler, throwing  in leagues at McPetes and Andover Lanes. He also enjoys being outdoors; gardening, fishing, camping, hunting and playing sports with his children.

Tim agrees with a local approach to schooling and recognizes the importance of being involved in our children’s education. He believes in TRM’s Montessori mission and looks forward to being a part of it.

Parent Member
Treasurer

timothy.eilrich@threeriversmontessori.org
Jenny Hepokoski
Bio Coming soon!

Parent Member
 
jenny.hepokoski@threeriversmontessori.org
Lydia Skadberg
Lydia is one of our dedicated licensed substitute teachers here at TRM. Lydia is a mom of three TRM students and a fierce advocate for the Montessori environment. More information to come on our newest board member, Lydia.

Teacher Member

lydia.skadberg@threeriversmontessori.org
Brooke Blomker
Brooke holds a Master’s degree in Developmental Psychology and has worked in Early Childhood Education for the last 10 years, working as a teacher, School Leader, and most recently in Human Resources. Currently Brooke works as a HR Project Manager / Learning Specialist at a nationwide education company with operations in 14 states, including many Montessori Schools.  

Brooke resides in Elk River with her husband and two children. She is excited to leverage her knowledge and experience to continue working toward TRM’s mission and vision.

 Community Member
 
brooke.blomker@threeriversmontessori.org

TRM School Board Subcommittees

Subcommittee membership is open to all persons that have an interest in supporting the school mission and vision.  Membership in a committee can be limited to a project or ongoing basis. Membership is approved by the Board of Directors. 

The Development Committee shall plan and supervise all fund raising activities of the Corporation. The Development Committee shall be chaired by a Director.

The Budget and Finance Committee shall be responsible for presenting an annual budget to the Board of Directors, making recommendations to the Board of Directors on long-range financial and facilities planning, monitoring contracts for bookkeeping services, ensuring compliance with state financial procedures, and such other duties as are deemed appropriate and necessary by the Board of Directors. The Budget and Finance Committee shall be chaired by the Treasurer.

Apply for the School Board or Subcommittees

To apply for the position of Board Member at Large or to join a subcommittee, complete an application and email it to the board chair.

Follow this link to the application:  https://img1.wsimg.com/blobby/go/2d6f3dba-b4ae-4e46-87be-83d480aa7eef/downloads/Application%20to%20Serve%20On%20TRM%20Board.pdf?ver=1629925121600 

TRM THREE YEAR STRATEGIC PLAN

2024 BOARD MEETING MINUTES

2023 BOARD MEETING MINUTES

08-15-2023 TRM Regular Board Meeting Minutes.docx (pdf) Download

08-1-2023 TRM Special Board Meeting Minutes.docx (pdf) Download

06-20-2023 TRM Regular Board Meeting Minutes.docx (pdf) Download

05-16-2023 TRM Regular Board Meeting Minutes.docx (pdf) Download

04-18-2023 TRM Regular Board Meeting Minutes.docx (pdf) Download

03-21-2023 TRM Regular Board Meeting Minutes.docx (pdf) Download

3-15-2023 TRM Special Board Meeting Minutes .docx (pdf) Download

02-21-2023 TRM Regular Board Meeting Minutes (pdf) Download

01-17-2023 TRM Regular Board Meeting (pdf) Download

2022 BOARD MEETING MINUTES

12-20-2022 TRM Board Meeting Minutes (pdf) Download

11-15-2022 TRM Board Meeting Minutes (1) (pdf) Download

2022 BOARD MEETING MINUTES

10-18-2022 TRM Regular Board Meeting Minutes (pdf) Download

9-20-2022 TRM Regular Board Meeting Minutes (pdf) Download

8-16-2022 TRM Regular Board Meeting Minutes (pdf) Download

8-1-2022 TRM Special Board Meeting Minutes (pdf) Download

7-19-2022 TRM Board Meeting Minutes (pdf) Download

7-11-2022 TRM Special Board Meeting Minutes (pdf) Download

6-23-2022 TRM Emergency Board Meeting Minutes (pdf) Download

6-21-2022 TRM Regular Board Meeting Minutes (pdf) Download

5-26-2022 TRM Emergency Board Meeting Minutes (pdf) Download

5-17-2022 TRM Regular Board Meeting Minutes (pdf) Download

5-5-2022 TRM Special Board Meeting Minutes (pdf) Download

4-19-2022 TRM Board Meeting Minutes (pdf) Download

3-15-2022 TRM Board Meeting Minutes (pdf) Download

2-15-2022 TRM Board Meeting Minutes (pdf) Download

1-18-2022 TRM Board Meeting Minutes (pdf) Download