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Community Montessori School{28e838a4-8015-4177-ac17-2576b5d1e514}Community Montessori School805 Gillaspie Drive Boulder, CO 80305 21960<img alt="" src="/projects/Project%20Profile%20Images/bvsd_community%20montessori.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />$5,426,210$200,000 included in budget

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January 2018 Updates/DispForm.aspx?ID=24 Updates/DispForm.aspx?ID=24{28e838a4-8015-4177-ac17-2576b5d1e514}January 2018The contractor is finishing up final items. Roof work is out to bid.



December 2017 Updates/DispForm.aspx?ID=23 Updates/DispForm.aspx?ID=23{28e838a4-8015-4177-ac17-2576b5d1e514}December 2017The final concrete pour at the main entry will occur in mid-December. Furniture has been ordered. The contractor is finishing up final items. Roof work is planned for next year.
September 2016 Updates/DispForm.aspx?ID=10 Updates/DispForm.aspx?ID=10{28e838a4-8015-4177-ac17-2576b5d1e514}September 2016The design phase for the building renovation project is set to kick-off in September. A Design Advisory Team (DAT) will be selected to work with the architect to develop the project design. Check back for the DAT meeting schedule and minutes.
October 2016 Updates/DispForm.aspx?ID=11 Updates/DispForm.aspx?ID=11{28e838a4-8015-4177-ac17-2576b5d1e514}October 2016The professional project team is working with the Design Advisory Team (DAT) on a Schematic Design. DAT meeting schedule and minutes are posted below.
This project is scheduled to begin in Phase 2. Updates/DispForm.aspx?ID=8 Updates/DispForm.aspx?ID=8{28e838a4-8015-4177-ac17-2576b5d1e514}This project is scheduled to begin in Phase 2.
There are no previsous updates. Updates/DispForm.aspx?ID=9 Updates/DispForm.aspx?ID=9{28e838a4-8015-4177-ac17-2576b5d1e514}There are no previsous updates.
May 2017 Updates/DispForm.aspx?ID=15 Updates/DispForm.aspx?ID=15{28e838a4-8015-4177-ac17-2576b5d1e514}May 2017Construction started this month with the mobilization of the contractor to the site. Construction will begin in full at the end of this month and will be complete for the start of school in August. To prepare for asbestos abatement, the library will close two weeks before the end of school so that books and materials can be moved out. The school building will be closed to the public for the summer. Check back here for updates.
Construction Kick-off Letter to Parents - SPANISH Updates/DispForm.aspx?ID=16 Updates/DispForm.aspx?ID=16{28e838a4-8015-4177-ac17-2576b5d1e514}Construction Kick-off Letter to Parents - SPANISH,
Construction Kick-off Letter to Parents Updates/DispForm.aspx?ID=17 Updates/DispForm.aspx?ID=17{28e838a4-8015-4177-ac17-2576b5d1e514}Construction Kick-off Letter to Parents,
November 2017 Updates/DispForm.aspx?ID=22 Updates/DispForm.aspx?ID=22{28e838a4-8015-4177-ac17-2576b5d1e514}November 2017Work on the front entry and main office remodel continues with anticipated completion by the end of November. Roof repair work will occur early next year.
July 2017 Updates/DispForm.aspx?ID=20 Updates/DispForm.aspx?ID=20{28e838a4-8015-4177-ac17-2576b5d1e514}July 2017Construction is well underway at the school and is approximately 55% complete. The project is on schedule to be completed this summer with the exception of the office remodel and the roof replacement. The office remodel will be completed this fall and the roof replacement will take place over the summer of 2018. Work to be completed this summer includes includes abatement, a new secure entry vestibule, improvements to interior finishes, new unit ventilators and boilers, new lighting and playground improvements. New furniture will be installed as well. Follow the "Images" link for photos of construction.
December 2016 Updates/DispForm.aspx?ID=12 Updates/DispForm.aspx?ID=12{28e838a4-8015-4177-ac17-2576b5d1e514}December 2016The project team is working with the DAT to develop the schematic design. Scroll down to get more information in the DAT meeting minutes. Turner Construction was selected as the general contractor.
Construction Kick-off Notification to Neighbors Updates/DispForm.aspx?ID=19 Updates/DispForm.aspx?ID=19{28e838a4-8015-4177-ac17-2576b5d1e514}Construction Kick-off Notification to Neighbors,
February 2017 Updates/DispForm.aspx?ID=13 Updates/DispForm.aspx?ID=13{28e838a4-8015-4177-ac17-2576b5d1e514}February 2017The project team is developing the Schematic Design. Construction is anticipated to begin in May. See the Design Advisory Team meeting minutes in the DAT section below for project details.
September 2017 Updates/DispForm.aspx?ID=21 Updates/DispForm.aspx?ID=21{28e838a4-8015-4177-ac17-2576b5d1e514}September 2017Much of the summer construction is substantially complete with crews finishing up final items. Work on the front entry and main office remodel will continue into the fall. Roof repair work will occur early next year.
March 2017 Updates/DispForm.aspx?ID=14 Updates/DispForm.aspx?ID=14{28e838a4-8015-4177-ac17-2576b5d1e514}March 2017Construction bids are due in mid-March. Planning for asbestos abatement is underway.

Project Details

Project Team
Project Manager



Marion Hammond Contacts/DispForm.aspx?ID=15{28e838a4-8015-4177-ac17-2576b5d1e514}Marion,




Wold Architects and Engineers Contacts/DispForm.aspx?ID=31{28e838a4-8015-4177-ac17-2576b5d1e514}Wold Architects and Engineers,




Turner Contacts/DispForm.aspx?ID=40{28e838a4-8015-4177-ac17-2576b5d1e514}Turner

Related Resources



Educational Facilities Master Plan Resources/DispForm.aspx?ID=5 Resources/DispForm.aspx?ID=5{28e838a4-8015-4177-ac17-2576b5d1e514}Educational Facilities Master Plan,

Project Budget{28e838a4-8015-4177-ac17-2576b5d1e514}$5,426,210

Innovation Budget{28e838a4-8015-4177-ac17-2576b5d1e514}$200,000 included in budget

Bond Expenditures



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Sustainability Features{28e838a4-8015-4177-ac17-2576b5d1e514}<div class="ExternalClassD4AB20C8AA4D4D8E99DDB9DB3CF86F30"><div>Under development</div></div>

Energy Efficiency/Green Features{28e838a4-8015-4177-ac17-2576b5d1e514}<div class="ExternalClass5637C283D4CA4D39852D7E9D7BF389DE"><div>Under development</div></div>

Educational Innovation Features{28e838a4-8015-4177-ac17-2576b5d1e514}<div class="ExternalClassA84BD748FAC243DE868EAFEB75725FB0"><div>Community Montessori will use its Innovation Funds to increase flexibility in learning environments with new innovative furniture. <br><a href="/educational-innovation/Pages/Community-Montessori-Innovation-Project.aspx"><strong style="color:#0066ff;"><span style="color:#0066ff;"><span style="color:#0066ff;">Learn more</span></span></strong></a><br><br></div></div>

Design Advisory Team

​The Design Advisory Team (DAT) team includes teachers, staff, parents and community members who will work with the architects to develop the design for the project.​ The design advisory team will be created when the project begins. 

Shannon Minch, Principal

Jenny Dube, teacher
Becky Root, teacher
Holly Hughes, teacher
Christina Jurgens, teacher
Stephanie Nevarez, teacher


Morag Greenburg, parent
Deanna Bratter, parent

Anne Walter

Related Resources



Design Advisory Team Guidelines Related Resources/DispForm.aspx?ID=5 Related Resources/DispForm.aspx?ID=5{28e838a4-8015-4177-ac17-2576b5d1e514}Design Advisory Team Guidelines,

DAT Meeting Schedule

DAT meetings are open for the public to observe, and there is an opportunity for public comment at each meeting. ​​



Sept. 20 | 4-5:30 p.m. Meetings List/DispForm.aspx?ID=1 Meetings List/DispForm.aspx?ID=1{28e838a4-8015-4177-ac17-2576b5d1e514}Sept. 20 | 4-5:30 p.m.,
Oct. 4 | 4 - 5:30 p.m. Meetings List/DispForm.aspx?ID=2 Meetings List/DispForm.aspx?ID=2{28e838a4-8015-4177-ac17-2576b5d1e514}Oct. 4 | 4 - 5:30 p.m.,
Oct. 18 | 4-5:30 p.m. Meetings List/DispForm.aspx?ID=3 Meetings List/DispForm.aspx?ID=3{28e838a4-8015-4177-ac17-2576b5d1e514}Oct. 18 | 4-5:30 p.m.,
Nov. 8 | 4 - 5:30 p.m. Meetings List/DispForm.aspx?ID=7 Meetings List/DispForm.aspx?ID=7{28e838a4-8015-4177-ac17-2576b5d1e514}Nov. 8 | 4 - 5:30 p.m.,
Nov. 29 | 4 - 5:30 p.m. Meetings List/DispForm.aspx?ID=5 Meetings List/DispForm.aspx?ID=5{28e838a4-8015-4177-ac17-2576b5d1e514}Nov. 29 | 4 - 5:30 p.m.,


The project is scheduled to be substantially complete in August. 




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    Scope of Work

    ​Facility Condition

    • Exterior building improvements such as repair/replace windows and doors
    • Replace roof
    • Restroom renovations
    • Repair/replace interior doors
    • Improvements to interior finishes such as paint
    • Asbestos abatement
    • HVAC improvements
    • Electrical improvements
    • Repair/replace intercom and clock systems
    • Fire protection system improvements
    • Repair/replace fixtures such as casework
    • Site improvements such as drainage, paving and concrete
    • Audio enhancement in every classroom**

    Program Compatibility Assessment

    • Provide adequate space for full-day kindergarten**
    • Provide teacher work room
    • Expand office space​

    Health and Physical Development

    • Upgrade playground equipment and surface material
    • Renovate playfield and ballfield

    Safety and Security

    • Redesign main entry to provide more control over visitor access
    • Install electronic security controls
    • Install camera/intercom security system
    • Install security partitions


    • Upgrade HVAC controls
    • Upgrade lighting
    • Conduct retro-commissioning and repairs
    • Replace aged boiler with more efficient condensing type


    Community Montessori is eligible to receive up to $200,000 in additional funds to implement facility improvements that support innovative teaching methods.

    ** Not included in project budget​​