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Board Meeting Highlights


Board Meeting Highlights

May 22, 2024

  • The Board reviewed the SCSBA video “Embracing the Journey of Reconciliation” prepared for Catholic Education Week.
  • An update was given on fundraising efforts for Toonies to Tuition.
  • The Director reviewed the plan for the System Leadership Day plans on August 27, 2024, which will include a speaker from Alberta.
  • The Board was requested to provide feedback on three SSBA Position statements:
    • Position statement on “Local Governance of Education”; (resulting from the required cyclical review of existing Position Statements)
    • Position statement on “Student Achievement”; (resulting from the required cyclical review of existing Position Statements)
    • Position statement on “Digital Literacy and Citizenship”; (resulting from the required cyclical review of existing Position Statements)
  • The Provincial Education Plan (PEP) was reviewed with its alignment to Holy Family’s 2024-25 Strategic Plan.
  • The following motions were made regarding the fall election:
    • Motion: “THAT the Board appoint the CFO, Georgia Hanwell, to serve as Returning Officer for the election of the Board Members to be held in November 2024.
    • Motion: “THAT the Board delegate authority to finalize polling areas, locations of polls and numbering to the Returning Officer.”
    • Motion: “THAT the Board adopt the rates established by Elections Saskatchewan and reimburse travel, lunch and supper expenses at Holy Family rates. Where the election officials are shared with the municipality, the rates will be established by the municipality.”
  • The Director will confirm details on the requirement of a criminal record check accompanying nomination papers.
  • As part of the monitoring cycle, the following Board Policies were monitored for compliance:
  • EL – General Executive Constraint
  • EL-3 – Financial Planning
  • EL-5 – Asset Protection
  • The Board approved the date change for the June Regular Meeting of the Board from June 12 to June 19.
  • Several information items were shared:
    • Mental Health Matters Day 
    • Early Years Fueling Brains 2024-25 Implementation
    • Implementation of Edsby
    • Catholic Education Week events 
  • Next Public Meeting of the Board is June 19, 2024

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