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12-01-08 BOT MinMINUTES OF THE WESTLAKE ACADEMY BOARD OF TRUSTEES STRATEGIC PLANNING WORKSHOP December 1, 2008 PRESENT: President Laura Wheat and Trustees Tim Brittan, Larry Corson, Carol Langdon, Don Redding and Rebecca Rollins. ABSENT: None. OTHERS PRESENT: Chief Executive Officer Thomas Brymer, Head of School Mark Rosevear, Secretary Kim Sutter, Head of Primary Jamie Schmitz, Administrative Coordinator Darcy McFarlane, Assistant to the Town Manager Ginger Awtry, Municipal Court Administrator Amanda DeGan, and DPS Director Don Wilson. President Wheat called the workshop to order at 3:11 p.m. Facilitator Mike Conduff reviewed the agenda and the purpose of the workshop. Group discussion ensued regarding the draft mission/vision statement and the message the Board wished to convey. Following the discussion, Facilitator Mike Conduff asked the participants to identify specific outcomes for the Academy, measureable or not. The group agreed on the following Mission/Vision statement: Westlake Academy is a nurturing community owned International Baccalaureate Charter School whose mission is to achieve academic excellence and to develop life-long learners who become well-balanced, responsible global citizens. Additionally, the Board discussed the need to educate the community on the standards and practices of the International Baccalaureate profile. Westlake Academy Board of Trustees Strategic Planning Workshop Minutes December 8, 2008 Page 2 of 2 The group reviewed and revised the list of values identified at the retreat held in September 2008. It was the consensus of the group that the Town should address the Academy's attrition element. Facilitator Mike Conduff explained that a summary of the results of the workshop discussion would be compiled and presented to the Board. There being no further discussion, President Wheat adjourned the workshop at 6:30 p.m. APPROVED BY THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES ON DECEMBER 8, 2008. Laura Wheat, President ATT ,ST/ im utter, fkMC, Secretary