Governing Board

Board Meetings are open to the public and are held at 9:30 AM in room 704 on the following dates for the 2020-2021 school year:

8/17/2020, 10/19/2020, 12/14/2020 (rescheduled from 12/8/2020), 2/8/2021, 4/19/2021, 6/14/2021

BOARD MEMBERS

Bethany Amicone-Chair, bethanyamicone@gmail.com

Gabrielle Bell-Secretary/Treasurer, gabrielle_bell@rocketmail.com

Harry Williams, harrywilliams71@aol.com

Kate Wallace-Member, Kate@lakelandleads.org

Randy Barnes-Member, rbarnes8@aol.com

Karen Frederick-Member, markarenfl@yahoo.com

Cathy Casselman-Parent Liaison/SAC President, cjodiann@gmail.com

 

Anita Fine is the custodian of record for Compass Middle Charter School.  Please email anita.fine@compassmidedlecharter.net with an public records requests.

 

Compass Middle Charter’s Governing Board is the governing body of the school. The Governing Board will be ultimately responsible for monitoring and reporting the financial and educational success of the school. The Governing Board is responsible for ensuring the Charter is implemented as submitted to Polk County Public Schools. The Governing Board will delegate all day-to-day operational responsibilities to the Principal. The Governing Board consists of an elected group of parents and community members who are responsible for the school and its successful operations. Parents who have educational, operational or managerial concerns should contact the appropriate personnel in the School. However, in the event that there are unresolved issues with the Administration, parents may contact Mrs. Bethany Amicone, Board Chairman.

In the event a parent requests an item to be placed on the Governing Board’s agenda, a written request with a detailed explanation must be submitted to the principal of the school at least two weeks prior to the scheduled meeting. Governing Board
The Governing Board is responsible for:

The Governing Board is responsible for:

  • Management and the business affairs of the Governing Board
  • Approval of the annual budget of anticipated income and expenditures
  • Maintenance of written records of attendance and motions and actions of its meetings
  • Elects community replacements when members’ terms expire
  • Meetings of the Governing Board are open to the public and comply with the Sunshine Laws of the State of Florida
  • Approval of the annual budget of anticipated income and expenditures
  • Maintenance of written records of attendance and motions and actions of its meetings
  • Elects community replacements when members’ terms expire
  • Meetings of the Governing Board are open to the public and comply with the Sunshine Laws of the State of Florida

Interested in Being a Board Member?
Persons interested in serving on the Compass Middle Charter governing board should submit a resume to the school’s principal for placement on the June agenda. Resumes will be reviewed by the board and applicants may be considered for possible board openings.  Applicants should attend the June meeting to introduce themselves to the board. Members are voted in during the annual meeting in June.