Policies, Regulations Forms and Bylaws

6130 | Role of the Board Policy

Date Approved: June 10 2014
Date Reviewed/Amended: June 09 2015


POLICY 

As the corporate body elected by the voters, the Board of Education 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 

  • the vision of the school district 
  • understanding of and respect for the diversity of our communities 
  • strategic leadership 
  • community, regional, and provincial partnerships 
  • accountability 
  • advocacy for public education 
  • 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. 

REFERENCES 

  • BC School Act 
  • School Trustee Oath of Office Regulation

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