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Role of the Catholic School Council
Objectives for school councils
  • To place the overall interests of students first
  • To advise the principal and where appropriate, the Board
  • To help parents and partners share responsibility for student success
  • To enhance parent, parish, and community involvement
  • To promote effective relationships among home, school, parish, and community
  • To provide a forum for discussions on school success
  • To help parents, parish, and community members share their views
  • To promote positive attitudes towards Catholic education
Characteristics of Effective School Councils
  • Focus on student learning and the best interests of all students are actively involved in setting school priorities for improving student achievement
  • Promote meaningful parental, parish, and community involvement and actively seek the views of their school communities
  • Have a clear understanding of their roles and responsibilities
  • Include members who represent the diverse views of their school communities
  • Keep well informed about school and board policies and procedures
  • Have clear and consistent processes for decision making
  • Communicate with the community about their activities
  • Maintain high ethical standards
  • Have members who have developed mutual trust and respect for one another