Catalyst Board of Directors Meeting Agenda- November 22, 2021

The Catalyst Board of Directors will hold a meeting November 22, 2021 from 3:00-5:00 pm. The agenda and meeting information are below. If you have questions, please contact Catalyst's Director of Administration Michael Kasang at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


Catalyst Schools- Board of Directors Meeting

November 22, 2021 3:00-5:00 PM


Catalyst Circle Rock Charter School

5608 W. Washington Blvd.

Chicago, Illinois 60644


*3:00-3:30- Welcome: Dr. Colleen Reardon, Chair and Mr. Gordon Hannon, CEO

  • Review of agenda
  • Review and vote for approval of September 20, 2021 Board of Directors meeting minutes; November 16, 2021 Academic Committee meeting minutes; October 29, 2021 Finance Committee meeting minutes; and October 22, 2021 and November 12, 2021 Executive Committee meetings minutes

*3:30-3:40 -Public comment (limited to 2 minutes per speaker)

*3:40-4:00- Introduction of Catalyst Maria Parent Advisory Council and support staff

*4:00-4:15-Academic Committee: Dr. Catherine Burns

  • Update on school academic plans
  • Update on Catalyst Maria charter renewal

*4:15-4:30 - Finance and Strategic Issues Committee: Ms. Ying-Yuan Hsu

  • FY21 audit
  • FY22 YTD

*4:30-4:45 KCA Foundation update: Terry Toth, Board Chair

*4:45-5:15: Board governance items:

  • Review and vote for approval for three-year renewal term of Claiborne Wade to Catalyst Board of Directors
  • Review, discussion, and vote for approval for three-year election of Dr. Catherine Burns or Larry Williams as Chair of the Catalyst Board of Directors


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