Governance Model

Policy 4 – Governance Model
Date Adopted:  June 23, 2010
Revised: January 16, 2019
Reviewed: October 21, 2020


The Border Land Board will be characterized by the following governance model:

4.1    The Board will focus its energy and dedication on effective governance.

4.2    The focus of the Board will be high-level decisions, rather than the details of daily activities and operations of the school division. (Reference Border Land School Division Board Procedural Bylaw, section 3.4)

4.3    In response to its community connections and advice acquired from educational and pedagogical experts, the Board will reassess its defined vision of the future and realign Board policies as necessary.

4.4    All managerial and administrative authority is delegated to the Superintendent/CEO, excluding those exemptions defined in Board policy.

4.5    Annually, the Board will approve a divisional operating budget consistent with the priorities defined in Board policies and the Board's Strategic Plan.

4.6    The Board will establish procedures for monitoring and evaluating policy compliance, and tie this to the performance evaluation of the Superintendent/CEO.













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Border Land School Division

Border Land School Division acknowledges that the communities and schools located within Border Land School Division sit on Treaty 1 and Treaty 3 land, the original lands of the Anishinaabe peoples and on the homeland of the Métis Nation.

Border Land School Division respects the treaties that were made on these treaty areas and we dedicate ourselves to moving forward in partnership with our Indigenous communities in a spirit of truth, reconciliation and collaboration.