School Board

The Stella Maris School Board meets on the third Wednesday of the month at 6.30pm. 

Role of the School Board: 

  • to accept co-responsibility in the Church's educational mission
  • to oversee pastoral planning and policy development
  • to empower the community by calling forth individual and group gifts for the benefit of that community and beyond
  • to collaborate and consult stakeholders
  • to vision and innovate for the future
  • to discern prayerfully
  • to co-ordinate shared decision-making
  • to guide as a community of leaders
  • to be formed and informed advisors

Specific Tasks of the Board:

  • to develop, document and operate from the educational vision and mission of the school
  • to plan and develop policies to provide and maintain educational facilities, to assist in development of the budget, to develop and improve communication across all stakeholders, to advise in area of human resource provision
  • to operate according to the Constitution and By-Laws
  • to provide pre-service training and in-service opportunities for on-going formation of school board membership
  • The activity of School Board members is best described as collaborative ministry using the shared wisdom model of decision-making.  The Board is pastoral in nature and provides support for the Principal and the school community.