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What is the Role of the Governing Board?

What does the Governing Board do?

Under the Education Act, a school board is accountable to the Minister of Education and Early Childhood Development and responsible for the control and management of the public schools within its jurisdiction.

Some of the main responsibilities include developing an annual business plan and budget, establishing policies and ensure that its schools adhere to the provincial program of studies.

The Governing Board hires a superintendent who is responsible for the day-to-day operation of schools and the supervision of staff.

The duties and responsibilities of Governing School Boards is covered under Section 64 of the Education Act. Click here to readt the Act.

How Do Governing Board Meetings Work?

Governing Board meetings are held on the fourth Wednesday of every month at the school board office, 33 Spectacle Lake Drive. To develop an understanding of how the meeting works, watch this short video to learn more.

(Please note, the individuals serving in the positions mentioned in the video have changed.)