The biggest strength you can bring to your school's board is your love and passion for your child's school.
Your school board is also looking for people with the ability to think strategically or provide insights into specific areas such as finance or marketing.
Overall, school boards work best when parents and members of the community contribute their own professional experiences and knowledge to ensure that their school is running efficiently and effectively.
Potential members of a school board should:
More information on the criteria for school board membership can be found in Section 9 of the 'Manual for School Board Members'.
Uby Faddoul, Former Board Chair