Catalyst Board of Directors Meeting Agenda 9.18.17

The Catalyst Board of Directors will hold their first meeting of the 2017-2018 school year on September 18, 2017. The agenda is below and all Catalyst Board meetings are open to the public in accordance with the Open Meetings Act.


Catalyst Schools- Board of Directors Meeting

September 18, 2017 3:00-5:45 PM


Catalyst Circle Rock Charter School

5608 W. Washington Blvd.

Chicago, Illinois 60644


*Welcome and mission moment

  • Presentation and conversation on the Post-Secondary Success program at Maria and Lasallian formation programs that drive the Catalyst mission
  • Sharing of committee work involving SY2016-2017 preliminary SQRP scores review, school strategic plans, and other specific progress monitoring and request for Board feedback

*Review and vote for approval of May 22, 2017 Board of Directors’ meeting’s minutes

*Board review and vote of Larry Williams three-year renewal term for Catalyst Board of Directors.

*Academic Committee

*Development Committee

  • Sharing of committee work on the October 18 Education Celebration and FY18 goals and request for Board feedback

*Finance Committee

  • Review of fiduciary responsibilities
  • FY18 funding update and budget vote for approval
  • Update on finance model of Catalyst Circle Rock auditorium project

*Joint conversation with Circle Urban Board of Directors and Rock of Our Salvation Church to engage an update on the auditorium project


Catalyst Circle Rock Open House 8.26.17

Please join the Catalyst Circle Rock school community on Saturday August 26, 2017 from 10:00-1:00 as the school community welcomes scholars and families to the 2017-2018 school year! Additional information can be found through this link.

Catalyst 1st Day of School 2017-2018!

The school communities of Catalyst Circle Rock and Catalyst Maria are excited to welcome scholars back to campus for the 2017-2018 school year on Monday August 28, 2017! If you have any questions, please contact our schools teams at the information below:

Catalyst Circle Rock- 773-945-5025

Catalyst Maria- 773-993-1770


Catalyst Maria Wolves Coaching Opportunities 2017-2018

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Catalyst Maria High School, back -to-back boys’ basketball conference champs and rated 1+ by CPS, is currently seeking qualified coaching candidates to fill several coaching leadership positions.

Candidates must be IHSA certified and have 1-2 years of experience. The following coaching positions are open:

Head Coach- Girls’ varsity softball

Assistant Coach- Girls’ varsity volleyball, Girls’ varsity softball, Boys’ J/V basketball


Please send questions and resumes to Athletic Department team members Steve Dunlap and Raymond White Jr. at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


Go Wolves!

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