DUE TO THE DECLARATION BY GOVERNOR WALZ OF EXECUTIVE ORDER 20-02 AND TO REMAIN IN EFFECT BY EXECUTIVE ORDER 20-33, PURSUANT TO MINNESOTA STATUTE 13D.021, AND THE CURRENT STATE OF EMERGENCY IN MINNESOTA DUE TO THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC, THE BOARD CHAIR AND CHIEF LEGAL COUNSEL FOR MTCS HAVE DETERMINED THAT IT IS NOT PRUDENT TO CONDUCT AN IN-PERSON MEETING OF THE SCHOOL BOARD, NOR IS IT FEASIBLE TO ALLOW ANY MEMBER OF THE PUBLIC TO BE PRESENT AT THE REGULAR MEETING LOCATION IN ORDER TO ATTEND THE MEETING.  ALL MEMBERS WILL PARTICIPATE BY ELECTRONIC MEANS. THE REGULAR BOARD MEETING WILL MEET VIA ZOOM CONFERENCE CALL, AND MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC WHO WISH TO ATTEND THE MEETING BY DO SO BY REGISTERING AT THE WEBSITE BELOW:

Please register for this meeting at  

 https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJIqf-qvrDojHdZXEncus3kepnPfWRqR2iyp

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MTCS Board of Director Members

Board Member Seat Term Expires Email
Martin Lukaszewski Board Chair 2021 mlukaszewski@emailmtcs.org
Britta Hagstrom Vice Chair 2020 bhagstrom@emailmtcs.org
Renee Smetana Secretary/Treasurer 2020 renee.smetana@emailmtcs.org
Open Seat Licensed Teacher 2022
Wendy Lorenz-Walraven Licensed Teacher 2022 wlorenz-walraven@emailmtcs.org
Kelly Nyberg Licensed Teacher 2020 kgrant@emailmtcs.org
Jacob Hinz Licensed Teacher 2022 jhinz@emailmtcs.org
Open Seat Parent 2021
Gwendolyn Peyton Community Member 2021 gpeyton@emailmtcs.org
– Board Elections and Annual Meeting –

Board of Directors

Minnesota Transitions Charter School is a 501(C)(3) nonprofit organization whose core purpose is to empower each student and ensure that all students acquire the skills and knowledge necessary to experience success in their future. The MTCS Board of Directors is composed of community members and licensed teachers who meet monthly.

Board Meeting Dates & Location

Board Meeting Location
MTCS Main Office (Board Room)
2872 26th Avenue South
Door B
Minneapolis, MN 55406

Board Meeting Schedule
Board meetings are generally held every fourth Thursday of the month, beginning at 4:45 pm. Dates and times are subject to change pending holidays or upon the Board of Directors’ request.

  • July 30, 2020
  • August 27, 2020
  • September 24, 2020
  • October 22, 2020 (Annual Meeting)
  • November 19, 2020*
  • December 19, 2020*
  • January 28, 2021
  • February 25, 2021
  • March 18, 2021*
  • April 22, 2021
  • May 27, 2021
  • June 24, 2021
*Moved to the third Thursday of the month due to building closed on the normal fourth Thursday. School Open House/Events may dictate change to a day during the week of the fourth Thursday

Board Meeting Minutes & Agendas

  • October 22, 2020: Minutes | Agenda
  • September 24, 2020: Minutes | Agenda
  • August 27, 2020: Minutes | Agenda
  • August 17, 2020 (Executive Committee Board):  Agenda
  • July 30, 2020: Minutes | Agenda