Policy 2

Appendix: Board Development Plan 2020-2021

Background:

The Lloydminster Public School Division operates with a Policy Governance Framework.  As part of the framework, the Board committed to developing an annual plan to help guide the Board’s development activities for the year.  The Board Development Plan is to be reviewed and renewed on an annual basis.

Purpose:

The primary purpose and benefit to developing a Board Development Plan is to align Board development activities with the Board’s Strategic Plan and the Board Advocacy Plan.

Process:

The Board of Education reviews the Board Development Plan during the August and September meeting of the Board.  Feedback collected during these meetings leads to an annual renewal of the Board Development Plan based on priorities and needs.  The Board Development plan will be bought back for review by the Board during the January meeting of the Board of Education.

Board Development Focus for 2020-2021:

For 2020-2021 the Board of Education has chosen to focus on the following three priorities:

  1. To have trustees look for opportunities to develop their innate Strengths and skills which support their function as trustees on the Board and committees of the Board.
  2. Committee of the Whole meetings to:
    1. Strategically plan for Innovation and programming that will enhance student opportunities within LPSD.
  3. To have the Board and Administration strategically choose to attend/participate in conferences or virtual sessions that highlight school systems whose programming support the long term priorities of the Board.