Info here about why parent committees are so important. 3-legged stool, etc etc, blah blah blah.
BOARD OF TRUSTEES
The board of trustees is made up of teachers, parents, alumni parents, and community members and is responsible for the long-term direction of the business affairs of the school. We ensure proper legal counsel and insurance; approve the annual operating budget and tuition levels, long-range and strategic planning and the purchase and maintenance of school property.
The Parent Association is the principle vehicle for the parent involvement in the school beyond parent attendance at class meetings and school activities. The Parent Association (PAC), which consists of at least one parent from each class. Monthly PAC meeting are open to all interested parents at the school. These PAC meeting serve as both a time to learn about activities in various classes and as an organized meeting to coordinate upcoming festivals and events.
FUNDRAISING & OUTREACH
This committee serves to support our Annual Giving campaign, eScrip/SCRIP, Christmas Craft Fair drinks booths, Elves’ Faire & JAM to the Dam, spring outreach events (open houses, booth at community events) and school marketing such as website, fliers, posters and postcards.
The finance committee, a sub-committee of the board, is responsible for proposing a budget to the board each year, establishing financial policies and procedures to be used by the school and monitoring/reporting on the financial condition of the school. Finance is also collaborating with the development director and the board to build a sustainable financial plan that allows the school to deliver the services that families and faculty expect to be part of the school.
The administrative committee provides a balanced and equitable review of administrative policies, processes, procedures and resources.
– Writes, maintains and periodically reviews Administrative policies, process and procedures.
– Fields and recommends resolution for personnel concerns and issues.
– Ensures that the human resource process and guidelines are followed prior to Board review.
– Acts in an advisory role to the Administrator.
– Participates in the annual evaluation of the administrative staff.
Under the direction of the Development Director, the auction committee oversees the planning of the auction. The committee works on procurement, promotion, operations, sponsorships, decorations and follow-up.
Meets monthly to review and prioritize maintenance and repairs on campus. Organizes all school work days and special projects. Administration, Board, Faculty, PAC are represented on this committee.
The accessible to all program is a tuition model based on the ideal that Waldorf education should be accessible to all families, who truly value it, whatever their economic status. The ATA committee works with families to find the balance to maintain the financial health of their families and to contribute to the financial health of the school. The practical work involves having conversations with families where the group comes to consensus for the tuition amount.