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Board Meeting Schedule

The next regular board meeting will be on 06/25/2019 at 4:00 PM at Carma Coffee - 520 NE Lowry Avenue. Meetings are scheduled biweekly on Wednesday at 6:00 PM unless otherwise noted.

School Board

Meeting dates and times:  With the closing of the school office Learning for Leadership Charter School Board meets at Uptown Plumbing Community Center 514 Lowry Ave NE. Board meetings are open to the public. Parents, staff, students and community members are encouraged to attend.

Board meetings are scheduled biweekly on Wednesdays starting on 8/8/18 at 6:00 PM unless otherwise noted.

Call 612-789-9598 for more information. 

LLCS Board of Directors


Dustin Grice, Community Member

Contact: grice.dustin@gmail.com

Term expires: 5/2020

Jason Stockwell, Community Member, Chair

Contact: jstockwell@learningforleadership.org

Term expires: 6/30/2021

Mohamed Mohamed, Parent

Contact: Mohamedm@learningforleadership.org

Term expires: 6/30/2021

Wes Jensen, Teacher, Secretary

Contact: wjensen@learningforleadership.org

Term expires: 6/30/2021

Hannah Glowczewski, Teacher, Treasurer

Contact: hglowczewski@learningforleadership.org

Term expires: 6/30/2021

Board Meeting minutes

What Are the Roles and Responsibilities of the School Board? ​

(From the Minnesota School Board Association website www.mnmsba.org): 

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 assessment
  • Student support services
  • Employee relations including hiring, inservice, and evaluation
  • Instructional materials
  • Facility use
  • Extracurricular activities
  • Board operations

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
  • Public relations
  • Legislative involvement

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. 

Our Authorizer


 Learning for Leadership is authorized by Pillsbury United Communities (PUC). PUC creates choice, change, and connection. 

PUC charter schools:

  • offer bold and innovative educational strategies;
  • provide an environment that promotes respect for all students and their individual identities; and
  • engage students in academic and authentic learning opportunities, service learning, and personal development.

Contact our authorizer liaison at:
Larry McKenzie, Charter School Liaison
Pillsbury United Communities
Urban Institute - Charter Authorization Department
125 West Broadway Avenue, Suite 100
Minneapolis, MN 55411
Direct Line (612) 302-3409
Fax (612) 302-3490