Policy 6

Managing Board of Trustees Annual Plan

Background

BOARD POLICY #6

POLICY TITLE

MANAGING BOARD OF TRUSTEES ANNUAL PLAN

POLICY HOLDER

Board of Trustees Palliser Regional Schools

ORIGINAL DATE

July 2017

REVIEW DATE

 

REVISED DATE

 

NEXT REVIEW

 

Policy Statement:

The Board is required to manage its agenda to make the best use of skills of the Board members and to have a well-functioning board. 

Board Action: 

The Board shall maintain control of its own agenda by developing an annual schedule /action plan that includes but is not limited to the following:

  1. Schedule of consultations with selected stakeholders
  2. Professional development requirements of the Board and individual Trustees related to governance and or strategic directions (eg. Presentations on demographic information, future proposals, risk analysis, environmental scans) which may have implications for the Division
  3. Other presentations by stakeholders, advocacy groups and/or staff
  4. Monitoring the Board’s compliance with its policies and for review of the policies themselves.
  5. Require the Superintendent to provide for discussion and approval of an annual plan coordinated with the budget cycle, outlining the main strategies and directions for the upcoming year.
  6. Review and approve the Annual Education Results Report and Three Year Education Plan.
  7. Review and approve the annual outcomes set out by the Strategic Plan. 

Scope and Limitations of Superintendent:

As specified in this policy. 

Evaluation and Monitoring Requirements:

  • Annual Board of Trustee Evaluation
  • Annual Trustee self-evaluation
  • Annual Superintendent Evaluation