October 5, ad hoc meeting 2017
Christian Academy in Japan
BoD ad hoc Meeting
October 5, 2017
- Gerald May (TEAM)
- Johanna Leenders (Mieke Sasaski)(CRJM)
- Jon Winter (SEND)
- Jaine Yeong Yueh Chung (Jaine Loh) (World Venture)
- Daniel Sexton (OMS)
- Joel Peterson (Member at Large)
- Anda Foxwell (Head of School)
- Sobi Abraham
- Carol Love
- Grant Buchholtz (ECC)
- Kenichi Shinagawa (Member at Large and Educator)
SY 17-18: 29 Call to order at 12:40 pm
SY 17-18: 30 Time of Prayer:
SY 17-18: 31 Temperature check of Board responsibilities:
- Review policy planning every two years
- ENDS statements should be updated according to our new core values.
- Review and discussion of our strategic plan:
Develop an environment valuing individual and cultural differences, encouraging unity and collaboration balancing high expectation while meeting the needs of students
- Use community resources to support students such as professional services, governmental services, partnerships, speakers, etc.
- Balance of academics with extracurricular activities
- Foster student self-esteem through high expectations for each student and recognition of successes
Effectively implements 21st century global competencies with a biblical perspective preparing our students for lives of service
- Use best-in-class tools to assess students’ progress on our standards.
- Validate the curriculum meets and exceeds global standards
- Prepare our students to be global citizens, promote 21st century skills aligned with student objectives, evaluate e-learning opportunities - Be intentional in supporting student learning in a global environment
- that is reflected in the school's mission, schoolwide learner outcomes, and program.
- Prepare students to be socially and/or spiritually aware of how different the rest of the world is compared to our community
Welcome and nurture students and families, providing a safe and intellectually stimulating community, providing for the emotional, physical, spiritual, and social development of our students
- CAJ culture to be derived from and driven by the mission: equipping students to serve Japan and the world for Christ. To do this, students to be equipped with global competencies, a strong biblical perspective, and an awareness of and appreciation for God's world. Students are given multiple opportunities for serving their local and global community.
- Values and uses community resources to support students such as professional services, governmental services, partnerships, speakers, etc.
- Develop an environment that values individual and cultural differences, encouraging unity and collaboration, both inside and outside the classroom.
- Meet the needs of the whole student, providing for the emotional, physical, spiritual, and social development.
SY 17-18: 32 Adjournment
MSC: the meeting was adjourned at 1:50pm