Oct. 24 School Council Executive Meeting #2 Agenda

Oct 24, 2011
6:15- 9:00 pm

  1. setting our priorities:

Continuation from meeting #1, of brainstorming session on our goals for the school, and focus for the school council  –  considering our mandate, the community concerns brought forward in the survey, and their own thoughts, the whole group to brainstorm ideas for school goals and council focus  1 ½ hours (6:15-7:45 pm)

  1. setting time and action:

The whole group to contemplate all of the ideas put forward in the brainstorming, and prioritize into a timeline of goals: Immediate (this week, this month), Short Term (this term, spring term, this school year), and Long Term (2 yr plan, 5 yr plan, 10 yr plan) (long term items could include ideas needing further community consultation to be formulated into actions) 30 minutes (7:45-8:15)

  1. how we get there:

Identify resources – whole group discussion of potential resources to draw upon  to meet the goals we have set 10 min (8:15-8:25 pm)

committees – whole group discuss and set a proposal for roster of committees needed to meet the goals, action plan to set up committees, structure their work, establish lines of communication between committees and SCE, and define committee’s accountability to the SCE  15 min  (8:25 -8:40 pm)

  1. scheduling:

 review calendar of school events and schedule the year’s school council meetings, both executive and general  10 mins (8:40-8:50 pm)

  1. closing summary:

 review take away tasks, specifically being sure to address all Immediate goals  10 mins (8:50-9:00 pm)

School Council Executive Members:
Beth Mills, School Principal/ Robin Holmes-Smith, School Vice-Principal, Richard Stewart, co-chair, Mary Ptucha, co-chair, Nicole Winston, secretary, Cheryl Hooper, treasurer, Cindy Waldman, member-at-large, Carolina Berinstein, member-at-large