BOARD AND SPONSOR
Board of Directors Meetings
Learning for Leadership Charter School
Board meets at the school (3300 5th Street
NE). Board meetings are open to the public.
Parents, staff, students and community
members are encouraged to attend. Board
meetings are the last Wednesday of each
month at 5:30 PM.
Call 612-789-9598 for more information.
Our Authorizer Pillsbury United Communities (PUC) www.puc-mn.org is
committed to work actively to develop future leaders. Pillsbury United
Communities has observed that many of the youth served by the PUC are not
engaged in challenging paths to prepare for a successful career.
The Pillsbury United Communities and the planners of Learning for
Leadership Charter School (LLCS) both understand that students need a
nurturing and challenging environment to learn more skills and improve work
habits. Students of color must be participants in a school providing this type of
Ultimately ours is a strategy to build cross cultural experiences in learning
through a combination of strategies. Charter schools seeking more diversity
eventually may be able to adopt some of our strategies, after we demonstrate
(From the Minnesota School Board Association website www.mnmsba.org):
What Are the Roles and Responsibilities of the School Board?
The major function of the school board is to provide leadership, policy
development, policy oversignt, and communication. This is usually
accomplished by adopting policies which the administrators and staff carry out.
Areas for which the board is responsible for policy include but are not limited to:
*Educational program development and monitoring
*Student support services
*Employee relations including hiring, inservice, and evaluation
Other Board roles include:
*Budget adoption, revenue management, and expenditure authorization
*Superintendent selections, contract, and evaluation
*Long range planning
*Ratifying collective bargaining agreements
*Care and maintenance of facilities
The qualities of leadership that have been identified are: integrity,
perseverance, commitment, ability to plan, vision, initiative, and courage.
Effective board members share a number of these characteristics and are also
able to work as a team member.
Pillsbury United Communities
Charter School Liaison
1119 West Broadway
Minneapolis, MN 55411
Direct Line (612) 302-3409
Fax (612) 302-3490
Your Neighborhood school
NOTICE: Next School Board meeting
Wednesday, 4/30/14 5:30 pm
The LLCS Annual Meeting will be
held on Tuesday, May 13, 2014
from 5:30 to 7:00 pm
the 2014 MDE
Finance Award for