Presentation on theme: "September 09, 2010. What is a Governing Board? A decision-making body within each school that assists in defining policy guidelines and operating procedures."— Presentation transcript:
What is a Governing Board? A decision-making body within each school that assists in defining policy guidelines and operating procedures to meet the educational needs of all students Every decision of the Governing Board must be made in the best interests of all the students of the school.
CompositionVOTING At least 4 parents At least 4 parents 2 year mandate (# parents = # school staff) At least 4 school staff, including at least 2 teachers At least 4 school staff, including at least 2 teachers 1 year mandate 1 day care staff assigned to childcare 1 day care staff assigned to childcare 2 Cycle II students (secondary school) 2 Cycle II students (secondary school) NON-VOTING Principal 2 community reps (members) Maximum number is 20 (excluding Principal who is not a member) The board determines the # of seats for parents & staff after consulting each group
St. Anthony Governing Board 2009-2010 Governing Board comprised: Eight (8) Parents Brian Couture – Chairman (end of elected term) Richard Barsalou (end of elected term) Mary Bertone Stacey Burns David Buzzetti Pat Conroy (end of elected term) Lisa Filice (end of elected term) Laura Derry - Sector Parents Representative Eight (8) Staff Debbie Diggle Guylaine Gendron Marilyn Carroll Sheila Showers Stéphanie Hébert Louise Tétreault Jeanette Ritchie Rénouka Dutta ADMINISTRATION:Principal : Erik Olsthoorn RECORDING SECRETARY:Trudie Mason VISITOR:Commissioner Louisa Bulgarelli-Vero COMMUNITY REPRESENTATIVE:None
Functions and Powers Subject Time Allocation Approach for implementing the Basic School Regulation School Fees Use of Premises Field Trips Criteria for Selection of Principal Educational Project School Success Plan School Budget Annual Activity Report Rules of conduct & safety measures Analyses the school’s situation Provides Reports (public accountability) Reports on the evaluation of the implementation of the success plan Selection of textbook and instructional materials New policies proposed By School Board
Mandate Agreeing on the school's needs and on how to meet them Agreeing on the school's needs and on how to meet them Agreeing on the order in which actions are to be taken Agreeing on the order in which actions are to be taken Adopting the school's budget in light of established priorities for action Adopting the school's budget in light of established priorities for action Arriving at a common assessment of the results achieved and reporting on them Arriving at a common assessment of the results achieved and reporting on them Doing all of the above while striving for a consensus in order to achieve a common goal: Doing all of the above while striving for a consensus in order to achieve a common goal: STUDENT SUCCESS
Governance 8 Governing Board meetings were held in 2009-2010 school year 8 Governing Board meetings were held in 2009-2010 school year (Sept., Oct., Nov., Jan., Feb., March, April, May) Held on the third Thursday of every month starting at 7:15 pm Held on the third Thursday of every month starting at 7:15 pm Working budget for 2009-2010 was $432.00 with a carryover of $0 to the 2010-2011 school year. Working budget for 2009-2010 was $432.00 with a carryover of $0 to the 2010-2011 school year.
Topics Addressed The following topics are addressed by the St. Anthony Governing Board on a monthly basis The following topics are addressed by the St. Anthony Governing Board on a monthly basis Reports – PPO (Home & School) Reports – PPO (Home & School) Reports - Commissioner Reports - Commissioner Reports - Sector Parents Reports - Sector Parents Reports - Administration Reports - Administration Reports - Daycare Reports - Daycare Reports - Grad Committee Reports - Grad Committee School Correspondence School Correspondence Questions From The Public Questions From The Public School Business Arising School Business Arising New School Business New School Business
GB Participation and Approvals Chartwells hot lunches Chartwells hot lunches PELO program PELO program Educ-action after-school activities Educ-action after-school activities School facility rentals School facility rentals Deed of establishment Deed of establishment Participation in future focus groups school board workshop Participation in future focus groups school board workshop Pearson Education Foundation submissions Pearson Education Foundation submissions School budget School budget Daycare budget Daycare budget Safety initiatives priorities Safety initiatives priorities Capital projects request for funding Capital projects request for funding Selection criteria for principal Selection criteria for principal Consumable fees Consumable fees Lunch fees Lunch fees Subject Time Allocation Subject Time Allocation Nominate representative to LBPSB/CPC Volunteer Recognition Nominate representative to LBPSB/CPC Volunteer Recognition Field Trips Field Trips
Governing Board Approvals Daycare Daycare and Lunch Program Rules and Regulations for 2009-2010 Daycare and Lunch Program Rules and Regulations for 2009-2010 Daycare outings: Daycare outings: Cabane à sucre Cabane à sucre Movie at the Colisée Movie at the Colisée Fort Angrignon Fort Angrignon Bowling Bowling Parc Safari Parc Safari
Governing Board Approvals Grad Committee The Halloween Haunted House event The Halloween Haunted House event Half and Half Draw during parent-teacher interviews Half and Half Draw during parent-teacher interviews Bake Sale Bake Sale TCBY sales TCBY sales
Governing Board Approvals School Outings Sporting events Sporting events School field trips School field trips Cultural events Cultural events In-school activities In-school activities
Governing Board Approvals PPO Lamontagne and Flat Fee Fundraiser Breakfast with Santa Pizza/Subway Lunches Wrapping Paper Sales Anti-Bullying Workshop Opening Day Activity Bingo Night Spring Dance Field Day Family Picnic Yard Sale
School Approved Motions Motion to decline the option of creating a Daycare Advisory Committee at St. Anthony School Motion to decline the option of creating a Daycare Advisory Committee at St. Anthony School Motion to approve AMCAL programs: positive friendship building (grade 3) and conflict resolution (grade 6) Motion to approve AMCAL programs: positive friendship building (grade 3) and conflict resolution (grade 6) Motion to approve the service contracts associated with the three MELS grants: Francisation, homework support and wellness. Motion to approve the service contracts associated with the three MELS grants: Francisation, homework support and wellness. Motion to approve the application to the Pearson Educational Foundation for the purchase of books for Grade 5 Reading Club. Motion to approve the application to the Pearson Educational Foundation for the purchase of books for Grade 5 Reading Club.
Who Are Your Parent Representatives and With Whom They Communicate St. Anthony Annual General Meeting All Parents Invited Governing Board Parent Representatives St. Anthony Regional Parent Representative (must be GB Parent Rep.) Nominate VOTEVOTE VOTEVOTE Governing Board PPO St. Anthony Parents Region 2 Parent Committee 10 Elementary & 4 High Schools Director of Schools Commissioners LBPSB Parents Principal StaffDaycare PPO/ Home & School St. Anthony Parents Principal Central Parents Committee School Board
Sector 2 Parents Committee Annual Report 2009-2010 Responded to the following consultations Major School Change Enrolment Criteria Budget Consultation Procedure for the Examination of Complaints from Students of the Lester B. Pearson School Board or their Parents Presentations and Events LEARN Presentations How to Talk So Kids will Listen & Listen So Kids will Talk Friendship, Love & Sexual Health High School Transition Workshop GB Training Bill 88 Committee’s Discussions/Activities High School Open House Feedback Bill 104 Peel School Board Literacy Conference FCPQ/EPCA decision CPC Website
Funds Raised Budgeted- Allocation (in reserve) (see Note 1) Expenses Actuals to Date Remaining Funds (less allocated amount) Remaining Funds (less expensed amount)Activity 2008-2009 Carryover $ 4,339 $ 4,339.00 School Activities $ 27,958 $ 19,220 $ 22,747 $ 6,408 $ 3,520 Opening Day Activity (2009-2010) $ 1,600.00 $ (1,600.00) closed Flat fee $ 1,688.50 closed Lamontagne fundraiser $ 8,633.50 $ 4,747.06 $ 3,886.44 closed Yard Sale $ 730.00 $ 172.00 $ 557.00closed Les Cèdres / tubing $ 2,000.00 $ (2,000.00) closed Spring Dance $ 696.00 $ 829.00 $ (133.00) closed Breakfast with Santa $ - Grad committee "Haunted House" $ 51.14 $ (51.14) closed Book fair $ 250.00 $ (250.00) closed Grade 5 Book Club $ 300.00 $ 133.00 $ (300.00) $ (133.00)closed Family Picnic $ 3,513.00 $ 2,336.00 $ 3,513.00 $ 1,177.00closed Field Day Airbounce $ 1,264.00 closed Field Day ice cream $ 1,000.00 $ 922.00 $ (1,000.00) $ (922.00)closed Wrapping paper $ 1,899.00 $ 1,184.00 $ 715.00 closed Bingo Night 2031.00543.00 $ 543.00 $ 1,488.00 closed Lecture Anti-bullying seminar $ 135.00 $ 250.00 $ (115.00) closed Pizza lunch $ 8,632.00 $ 6,465.55 $ 2,166.45 closed Ice cream for Field Day $ 800.00 $ 743.00 $ (743.00)closed Olympic Hot chocolate $ 211.00 $ (211.00)closed Pool rental $ 400.00 $ (400.00)closed Opening Day activity 2010-2011 $ 1,600.00 $ (1,600.00) closed School Facility Equipment & Safety $ - $ 3,000 $ 3,449 $ (3,000) $ (3,449) St. Anthony pinnies $ 3,000.00 $ 3,449.00 $ (3,000.00) $ (3,449.00)closed General Education $ - $ 1,200 $ 993 $ (1,200) $ (993) Incentives for teachers (16X$75) $ 1,200.00 $ 993.00 $ (1,200.00) $ (993.00)closed The Arts and Music $ - Sports $ - Miscellaneous $ - $ 1,560 $ 1,772.00 $ (1,560.00) $ (1,772.00) Staff Convention ($75/ea) (22 Teachers) $ 1,204.00 $ (1,204.00) closed Secretaries day $ 100.00 $ (100.00) closed Gift for Carole Van Molle $ 97.00 $ (97.00)closed Principal gift $ 115.00 $ (115.00)closed Teacher Appreciation Week $ 256.00 $ (256.00) closed Charities $ - Total $ 32,297.00 $ 24,979.75 $ 28,960.75 $ 4,987.25 $ 1,645.25 Unspent $ (3,342.00) Notes 1 - Amount under "Budgeted- Allocation (in reserve)" is revised to reflect actuals once activity is closed 2009-2010 Fundraising and Allocation Summary St. Anthony Elementary School Last Revised: September 2010 Revised by: E. Olsthoorn B. Couture