The Seaside School Consortium Governing Board is comprised of community supporters, educators, and parents committed to bringing the first tuition-free public charter schools inspired by Waldorf methods to Duval County and the State of Florida.
The Board is responsible for legal and financial obligations, establishing policy consistent with the Schools' mission, and ensuring that the programs and operations of the School are faithful to the terms of the charter.
Those interested in Board membership are asked to read the qualifications and follow the application procedure located at the link below.
Seaside School Consortium governing Board:
Kristina Helmer , President
Bill Sorenson, Treasurer
Jolie Usry, Director
Gina Zaffino, Director and Interim Secretary
Ian Bynum, Director
Scott Bacon, Director
Contact the entire board
All emails sent to the board are subject to public records requests and Florida Sunshine Law.
INFORMATION ON JOINING THE BOARD BELOW:
BOARD APPLICATION PROCEDURE
Community Engagement Committees Roles & Responsibilities
Fundraising Committee Roles & Responsibilities
Education Committee Roles & Responsibilities
Security & Facilities Committee Roles & Responsibilities
Finance Committee Roles & Responsibilities
If interested in joining a Board Committee please send resume and letter of interest to Board@seasideconsortium.org.
Seaside School Consortium, Inc., a non-profit organization complies with chapter 119 of the Florida Statutes, relating to public records, and s. 286.011, relating to public meetings and records, public inspection, and penalties as detailed in the Florida Statutes relating to public records and public meetings.
PLEASE NOTE THAT DATES ARE ONLY PROPOSED MEETING DATES AND TIMES. IN THE EVENT THAT THE DATE MUST BE CHANGED, A NOTICE WILL BE POSTED NO LATER THAN 3 DAYS PRIOR TO THE MEETING.
Public Comments at Seaside Board Meetings:
Method for the Public to make Comments at a Seaside Board Meeting:
Parents should follow the steps below to resolve classroom or student concerns.
1. Attempt to resolve concerns directly with the classroom teacher.
2. Contact the Principal of the school and the classroom teacher to resolve the concern.
3. Contact the principal, the classroom teacher, and the education director.
4. Parent Liaison to the Board
In the event that a child's guardian feels unable to resolve an issue with their student's instructor and/or the school administrators, they should escalate their concerns to the parent liaison at each school and include all the individuals listed above. The parent liaison will present concerns to the board in an appropriate way that protects each student's privacy.
Parent Liaison to the Board:
Teresa Hartline, Beach Campus
Michelle Weippert, San Jose
Deb Lacovara, North Campus
If a person suspects misconduct by school staff is affecting the health, safety, and welfare of a student, they should contact the school principal, the executive director, and the parent liaison. If a child is in immediate danger, call 911.
Anyone who knows, or has reasonable cause to suspect that a child is abused, abandoned, or neglected must report such knowledge or suspicion to the Florida Abuse Hotline: 1-800-96-ABUSE
Florida DCF Web Site