School year is July 1-June 30

2021-2022 School Year

July 13th, 2021 Board Meeting
07.13.2021 Board Packet
07.13.2021 Board Meeting Minutes

August 25th, 2021 Board Meeting
08.25.2021 Board Packet
08.25.2021 Board Meeting Minutes

September 22nd, 2021 Board Meeting
09.22.2021 Board Packet
09.22.2021 Board Meeting Minutes

October 20, 2021 Board Meeting
10.20.2021 Board Packet

November 17, 2021 Board Meeting
11.17.2021 Board Packet

Prior year minutes can be found after BOD Bios



AAK Grievance Policy
AAK Board Bylaws 2020
AAK Articles of Incorporation Updated 10.22.2020
Electronic Participation in Board Meetings 8.13.2020

For a copy of the AAK Board Application, please contact our front office

AAK Charter Contract and Waivers

The AAK Board of Directors is the governing body for the Academy. Their regular public meeting is on the second Tuesday of every month at 4pm.  The link for meetings can be found on the uploaded agenda for the meeting.  Additional meetings are occasionally scheduled and all meeting agendas are posted at least 24 hours in advance of the meeting in the board meeting.  Click here to see the resolution concerning the posting of board meetings.

To contact the Board please email us at


Samuel Kornfeld(Chair)

Samuel joined the AAK Board in 2012 and was appointed as Board Chair in 2015. He is a former AAK parent but his student has since moved up to Colorado Early College and he stayed on as a Board Member following his child’s graduation because he believes in AAK’s mission.  Sam is a Colorado native and grew up along the Front Range. He graduated from Fort Collins High School, received a bachelor’s degree from Colorado State University and a law degree from the University of Wyoming. He is admitted to practice law in Colorado and Wyoming. His practice focus is wills, trusts, and estate planning for young families with minor children as well as firearms rights restoration, criminal record sealing and expungements.  He helps individuals protect themselves and their families.
In addition to his work with AAK, Samuel is a member of Kiwanis International and serve as treasurer for the Byron White Inn of Court.

To contact Sam:  Or  970-481-7705

Dorothy L. Shapland, EdD (Board Member)

Dorothy Shapland is an Assistant Professor in the Special Education, Early Childhood, and Culturally & Linguistically Diverse Education Department at Metropolitan State University. Dorothy has over 30 years of experience teaching preschool and elementary in public, private, and charter schools in Colorado and New Jersey. For over 15 of those years, she has been a teacher leader and professional development provider and instructional coach for schools, centers, directors and teachers throughout Colorado. Dorothy is delighted to be able to share her experience as a member of the Board of AAK.

To contact Dorothy:

Rhiannon Walser (Board Member)

Rhiannon Walser is a new member to the board and a mother of a 2nd grader.  After moving from Montana to Northern Colorado at a young age she later graduated Thompson Valley High School.  She enjoys serving her community by working with children and enjoys volunteering throughout the week at AAK.

To contact Rhiannon:

Scott Simmons (Board Member)

Scott Simmons is a Software Architect with nearly 40 years of job experience in Information Technology.  Mr Simmons lives in Windsor.  Scott has spent the last 25+ years in Colorado primarily in the Denver area.  Mr. Simmons received a bachelor’s degree from University of Colorado and Masters degrees from University of Nevada and Southern Illinois University.   Mr. Simmons served 4 years in the US Air Force.  In addition to his board duties, Mr. Simmons also serves as an advisor for start-ups companies as a SAGE Advisor with the Fort Collins Innosphere organization and is a mentor for high school students through  Mr. Simmons joined the Board in 2018.

To contact Scott:

Merrily Bowers (Board Member)

Merrily Bowers is currently an ADA 504 and MTSS Coordinator at a local charter school and lives in Loveland. She has four children elementary-aged through a recent high school graduate. Merrily is a Colorado native and grew up north of Fort Collins, attending schools in Poudre School District. Merrily earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Special Education from Liberty University as well as a graduate certificate in Autism Education. She has been working in Colorado charter schools for nearly a decade. Prior to working in education, Merrily worked in forensic toxicology as well as being a general manager for many years. Her volunteer experience includes various roles in schools, working with individuals with disabilities, non-profit support, and has had a fun time coaching soccer through Loveland Parks and Recreation. In her free time, she loves enjoying the beauty of Colorado with her children. Merrily is excited to join the talented board of directors at AAK.

To contact Merrily:


2020-2021 School Year

July 30th, 2020 Board Meeting
07.30.2020 Board Agenda
07.30.2020 Board Meeting Minutes

August 13th, 2020 Board Meeting
08.13.2020 Board Packet
08.13.2020 Board Meeting Minutes

September 10th, 2020 Board Meeting
09.10.2020 Board Packet
09.10.2020 Board Meeting Minutes

October 22, 2020 Board Meeting
10.22.2020 Board Packet
10.22.2020 Board Meeting Minutes

November 17, 2020 Board Meeting
11.17.2020 Board Packet
11.17.2020 Board Meeting Minutes

January 12, 2021 Board Meeting
1.12.2021 Board Packet
1.12.2021 Board Meeting Minutes

February 9, 2021 Board Meeting
2.9.2021 Board Packet
2.9.2021 Board Meeting Minutes

March 9, 2021 Board Meeting
3.9.2021 Board Packet
3.9.2021 Board Meeting Minutes

April 13, 2021 Board Meeting
4.13.2021 Board Packet
4.13.2021 Board Meeting Minutes

May 11, 2021 Board Meeting
5.11.2021 Board Packet
5.11.2021 Board Meeting Minutes

June 8, 2021 Board Meeting
06.08.2021 Board Packet
06.08.2021 Board Meeting Minutes

2019-2020 School Year

August 29th, 2019 Board Meeting
08.29.2019 Board Packet
08.29.2019 Board Meeting Minutes

September 26th, 2019 Board Meeting
09.26.2019 Board Packet
09.26.2019 Board Meeting Minutes

October 28th, 2019 Board Meeting
10.28.2019 Board Packet
10.28.2019 Board Meeting Minutes

November 11th, 2019 Board Meeting
11.11.2019 Board Meeting Minutes

December 5th, 2019 Board Meeting
12.5.2019 Board Packet
12.5.2019 Board Meeting Minutes

January 8th, 2020 Board Meeting
1.8.2020 Board Packet
1.8.2020 Board Meeting Minutes

February 11th, 2020 Board Meeting
2.11.2020 Board Packet
2.11.2020 Board Meeting Minutes

March 9th, 2020 Board Meeting
3.9.2020 Board Packet
3.9.2020 Board Meeting Minutes

April 7th, 2020 Board Meeting
4.7.2020 Board Packet
4.7.2020 Board Meeting Minutes

May 21st, 2020 Board Meeting
5.21.2020 Board Packet
5.21.2020 Board Meeting Minutes

June 25, 2020 Board Meeting
06.25.2020 Board Packet

2018-2019 School Year

July 26th, 2018 Board Meeting
07.26.2018 Board Packet
07.26.2018 Board Meeting Minutes

August 30th, 2018 Board Meeting
08.30.2018 Board Packet
08.30.2018 Board Meeting Minutes

September 27th, 2018 Board Meeting
09.27.2018 Board Packet
09.27.2018 Board Meeting Minutes

October 30th, 2018 Board Meeting
10.25.2018 Board Packet
10.25.2018 Board Meeting Minutes

November 29th, 2018 Board Meeting
11.29.2018 Board Packet
11.29.2018 Board Meeting Minutes

December 31st, 2018 Board Meeting
12.31.2018 Board Packet
12.31.2018 Board Meeting Minutes

January 31st, 2019 Board Meeting
1.31.2019 Board Packet
1.31.2019 Board Meeting Minutes

February, 28th, 2019 Board Meeting
2.28.2019 Board Packet

March 28th, 2019 Board Meeting
03.28.2019 Board Meeting Minutes

May 30th, 2019 Board Meeting
05.30.2019 Board Meeting Minutes

June 27th, 2019 Board Meeting
07.27.2019 Board Packet
07.27.2019 Board Meeting Minutes

2017-2018 School Year

June 21st, 2017 Board Meeting
06.21.2017 Board Packet

July 12th, 2017 Board Meeting
07.12.2017 Board Packet
07.12.2017 Board Meeting Minutes

July 20th, 2017 Board Meeting
07.20.2017 Board Packet
07.20.2017 Board Meeting Minutes

August 9th, 2017 Board Meeting
08.09.2017 Board Packet
08.09.2017 Board Meeting Minutes

August 31st, 2017 Board Meeting
08.31.2017 Board Meeting Minutes

September 13th, 2017 Board Meeting
09.13.2017 Board Packet
09.13.2017 Board Meeting Minutes

September 28th, 2017 Board Meeting
09.28.2017 Board Packet
09.28.2017 Board Meeting Minutes

October 16th, 2017 Board Meeting
10.16.2017 Board Packet
10.16.2017 Board Agenda
10.16.2017 Board Minutes

Novemeber 27th, 2017 Board Meeting
11.27.2017 Board Packet
11.27.2017 Meeting Minutes

December 18th, 2017 Board Meeting
12.18.2017 Board Packet
12.18.2017 Meeting Minutes

January 25th, 2018 Board Meeting
1.25.2018 Board Packet
1.25.2018 Meeting Minutes

February 22nd, 2018 Board Meeting
2.22.2018 Board Packet
2.22.2018 Meeting Minutes

March 22nd, 2018 Board Meeting
3.22.2018 Board Packet
3.22.2018 Meeting Minutes

April 12th, 2018 Board Meeting
4.12.2018 Board Packet
4.12.2018 Meeting Minutes

April 20th, 2018 Board Meeting
4.20.2018 Board Packet
4.20.2018 Meeting Minutes

April 26th, 2018 Board Meeting
4.26.2018 Board Packet

May 14th, 2018 Board Meeting
05.14.2018 Board Packet

May 24th, 2018 Board Meeting
05.24.2018 Meeting Minutes

June 28th, 2018 Board Meeting
06.28.2018 Meeting Minutes

2016-2017 School Year

June 8, 2016 Meeting
6.8.2016 Board Meeting Minutes

June 30, 2016 Special Board Meeting
6.30.2016 Special Board Meeting Minutes

July 15, 2016 Meeting
07.15.2016 Board Meeting Minutes

August 10, 2016 Meeting
8.10.2016 Board Packet
8.10.2016 Board Meeting Minutes
Resolution 002: Notice of Posting for Board Meetings
Kindergarten Tuition Policy Update

September 14, 2016 Meeting
9.14.2016 Board Packet
9.14.2016 Board Meeting Minutes

October 12, 2016 Meeting
10.12.2016 Board Packet
10.12.2016 Board Meeting Minutes – Pending Approval

October 19, 2016 Special Board Meeting
10.19.2016 Board Agenda
10.19.2016 Board Meeting Minutes – Pending Approval

November 9, 2016 Board Meeting
11.09.2016 Board Packet
Recommendation to Switch Firewall

December 14, 2016 Board Meeting
12.14.2016 Board Packet
Food Service Trajectory
12.14.2016 Board Meeting Minutes

January 11, 2017 Board Meeting
01.11.2017 Board Packet
01.11.2017 Board Meeting Minutes- pending approval

January 25, 2017 Board Meeting
01.25.2017 Board Packet
01.25.2017 Board Meeting Minutes- pending approval

February 8, 2017 Board Meeting
02.08.2017 Board Packet
02.08.2017 Board Meeting Minutes- pending approval

March 8, 2017 Board Meeting
03.08.2017 Board Packet
03.08.17 Board Meeting Minutes- pending approval

April 12, 2017 Board Meeting
04.12.2017 Board Packet
04.12.2017 Board Meeting Minutes-pending approval

May 18th, 2017 Board Meeting
05.18.2017 Board Packet
05.18.2017 Board Meeting Minutes – pending approval

2015-2016 School Year

July 1, 2015 Meeting

07-01-15 Special Board Meeting Minutes

July 8, 2015 Meeting

07-08-15 Board Meeting Minutes

July 15, 2015 Meeting

07-15-15 Special Board Meeting Minutes

July 22, 2015 Meeting

07-22-15 Board Agenda

07-22-15 Special Board Meeting Minutes

July 24, 2015 Meeting

07-24-15 Board Agenda

07-24-15 Special Board Meeting Minutes

July 29, 2015 Meeting

07-29-15 Special Board Meeting Minutes

August 5, 2015 Meeting

08-05-15 Board agenda

08-05-15 Special Board Meeting Minutes

August 12, 2015 Meeting

08-12-15 Board agenda

08-12-15 Board Meeting Minutes

August 19, 2015 Meeting

08-19-15 Board agenda

08-19-15 Special Board Meeting Minutes

August 29, 2015 Meeting

Aug-29-15 Board agenda

September 2, 2015 Meeting

09-02-15 Board agenda

09-02-15 Special Board Meeting Minutes

September 9, 2015 Meeting

09-09-15 Board agenda

09-09-15 Board Meeting Minutes

September 17, 2015 Meeting

09-17-15 Board agenda

09-17-15 Special Board Meeting Minutes

October 1, 2015 Meeting

10-01-15 Board agenda

10-01-15 Special Board Meeting Minutes

October 14, 2015 Meeting

10-14-2015 Agenda

10-14-15 Board Meeting Minutes

October 25, 2015 Meeting

10-25-2015 Board Agenda

10-25-15 Special Board Meeting Minutes

November 11, 2015 Meeting

11-11-2015 Board Agenda

11-11-15 Board Meeting Minutes

December 2, 2015 Meeting

12-02-2015 Board Agenda

12-02-2015 Board Meeting Minutes

December 9, 2015 Meeting

12-09-2015 Board Meeting Minutes

December 20, 2015 Meeting

12-20-2015 Special Board Meeting Minutes

January 13, 2016 Meeting

01-13-2016 Board Meeting Agenda

01-13-2016 Board Meeting Minutes

January 15, 2016 Meeting

01-15-2016 Special Board Meeting Agenda

01-15-2016 Special Board Meeting Minutes

January 22, 2016 Meeting

01-22-2016 Special Board Meeting Agenda

01-22-2016 Special Board Meeting Minutes

February 10, 2016 Meeting

02-10-16 Board Meeting Minutes

March 2, 2016 Meeting

03-02-16 Special Board Meeting Minutes

March 9, 2016 Meeting

03-09-16 Board Meeting Minutes

March 30, 2016 Meeting

03-30-16 Special Board Meeting Minutes

April 13, 2016 Meeting

4.13.2016 Board Meeting Minutes

April 28, 2016 Special Board Meeting

4.28.2016 Special Board Meeting Minutes

May 11, 2016 Meeting

Board packet May 11 2016

5.11.2016 Board Meeting Minutes

2014-2015 School Year

August 13, 2014 Meeting

08-13-14 Board Minutes

September 10, 2014 Meeting

09-10-14 Board Minutes

October 08, 2014 Meeting

10-08-14 Board Minutes

Novmber 17, 2014 Meeting

11-17-14 Board Agenda

11-17-14 Board Minutes

December 10, 2014 Meeting

12-10-14 Board Agenda

12-10-14 Board Minutes

January 14, 2015 Meeting

01-14-15 Board Agenda

1-14-15 Board Minutes

Preschool Facility Rental Agreement

Enrollment Policy

Early Admittance Enrollment Policy

Preschool Board proposal for 2015-16 SY

January 16, 2015 Meeting

01-16-15 Special Board Agenda

1-16-15 Board Minutes

Board proposal for 2015-16 SY amended

February 11, 2015 Meeting

02-11-15 Board Agenda

02-11-15 Board Minutes

March 4, 2015 Meeting

03-04-15 Board Agenda

Scenarios D E with Projected Enrollment for Board Review 3.4.2015

03-04-15 Board Meeting Minutes

March 11, 2015 Meeting

03-11-15 Board Agenda

03-11-15 Board Meeting Minutes

March 26, 2015 Meeting

03-26-15 Board Planning Session Agenda

03-26-15 Board Planning Session Minutes

March 29, 2015 Planning Session

03-29-15 Board Planning Session Minutes

April 8, 2015 Meeting

04-8-15 Board Agenda

04-08-15 Board Meeting Minutes

April 10, 2015 Special Meeting

04-10-15 Special Board Agenda

04-10-15 Special Board Meeting Minutes

April 20, 2015 Special Meeting

04-20-15 Special Board Agenda

04-20-15 Special Board Meeting Minutes

April 29, 2015 Special Meeting

04-29-15 Special Board Agenda

04-29-15 Special Board Meeting Minutes

May 6, 2015 Executive Session

05-06-15 Executive Session Minutes

2015-May CEC Lease Resolution

05-06-15 Special Board Meeting Minutes

May 13, 2015 Board Meeting


05-13-15 Board Meeting Minutes

June 17, 2015 Board Meeting


06-17-15 Board Meeting Minutes (1)

June 22, 2015 Special Meeting


06-22-15 Special Board Meeting Minutes

June 24, 2015 Special Meeting

06-24-15 Board Agenda

NCAAK FY15 Budget Revised 06.23.2015

NCAAK Preliminary Budget 1516 6.24.2015 

06-24-15 Special Board Meeting Minutes

June 30, 2015 Special Meeting

On 6/30/15 the Board voted via email to adopt 4 resolutions related to meeting end of the 2014/15 fiscal year state requirements. Please contact our Business Manager regarding any specific questions.

06-30-15 Board Agenda

2013-2014 School Year

TBMM -July-09-2014
TBMM -June-11-2014
TBMM Apr-16-2014
TBMM Mar-12-2014

2012-2013 School Year


2011-2012 School Year

TBMM-Jan-08-12Working Session

2010-2011 School Year


2009-2010 School Year


2008-2009 School Year