Policies, Regulations Forms and Bylaws

6130 | Role of the Board Policy

Date Approved: June 10 2014
Date Reviewed/Amended: October 05 2020


POLICY

The Board of Education is the corporate body elected by the voters. The Board is responsible for providing educational services to students attending District schools and programs, consistent with the requirements of government legislation and the values and expectations of local communities.

The decisions of the Board in a properly constituted meeting are those of the corporate Board.

The Board shall govern in a manner characterized by

  1. the vision, mission and values of the school district
  2. understanding of and respect for the diversity of our communities
  3. strategic leadership
  4. community, regional, and provincial partnerships
  5. accountability
  6. advocacy for public education
  7. fiscal responsibility

The role of the Board is to govern and to set policy for the school district.

The Superintendent is responsible for management of operations for the school district under the School Act, Regulations, Minister of Education Orders, and Board Policies. The Superintendent reports to the Board.

REFERENCES

BC School Act

School Trustee Oath of Office Regulation

Policy 6140, Role of the Trustee and Trustee Code of Conduct Policy

Policy 6310, Role of the Superintendent Policy

Policy 6510 Board Communications Policy

REFERENCES
6510 - - Board Communications Policy
6310 - - Role of the Superintendent Policy
6140 - - Role of the Trustee and Trustee Code of Conduct Policy