Board Opportunities

Three Rivers Montessori Charter School


Three Rivers Montessori School offers an authentic Montessori education to families living in Elk River, surrounding communities, and those living within School District 728. Montessori Philosophy and environmentalism go hand-in hand, therefore the school will align its objectives with those of Elk River as a Green Step City since 2010, and with Osprey Wilds, to instill a connection and commitment to the environment through experiential learning.

Strategic Priorities

  • Board Development:
    • Expand Board to include technical skills necessary for school expansion and ongoing stability.
    • Establish consistent easily accessible communication channels with families regarding educational programs and activities.
  • Facilities:
    • Increase physical capacity of building to meet budgetary needs over the next three years.
  • Academics
    • All teachers are Montessori trained or enrolled in a training program by Fall 2021.
    • Ensure appropriate class size for particular spaces.

Annual Budget: $1.2 million – Government Grants or Contracts, Other (Publicly funded)


Three Rivers Montessori Charter School is seeking board members with skills in the following areas:

  • Facilities and Real Estate
  • Financial Management
  • Human Resources
  • Legal



  • Number of members currently: 5
  • Meeting time and frequency:  12 meetings annually
  • Meeting location: Northern Suburbs
  • Does nonprofit carry liability insurance? Yes


  • Time Expectation: Up to 8 hours/month
  • Financial Contribution Required: No
  • Service on Committee Required: No
    • Committees: Finances, Governance, Other
  • Length of Term: 3 Years
  • Renewable: Yes

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17267 Yale Street Northwest Elk River, MN 55330


Empowering students to reach their full potential through authentic Montessori learning. Academic Excellence | Community Engagement | Environmental Stewardship Through the Montessori method of education and rich outdoor experiential education, Three Rivers Montessori School educates students to be curious and reflective, skilled and creative, empathetic and compassionate.