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									  Massey-Vanier High
       School


General Assembly of Parents
        2008-2009
         GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF PARENTS
          Thursday, September 11, 2008
               Proposed AGENDA
   1.   Opening and welcome
   2.   Naming of secretary for the meeting
   3.   Reading and approval of agenda
   4.   Approval of minutes of the last General Assembly
         • 5.        Roles and functions of the Governing Board
         • 6.        Approval of election procedure
         • 7.        Governing Board
         •           7.1          Review of Annual
         •           7.2          Election of new members
         •                        7.2.1 – Election of four new members
         • 8.        Parents’ Committee
         •           8.1          Election of representative
         •                        8.1.1 Selection done by parents present at the General
                                        Assembly.
         •                        8.1.2 Must be a member of 8 parents of the GB.
         •           8.2          Election of substitute
         • 9.        Parent Participation Organization (PPO)
         •           9.1          Formation of a PPO
         •                        9.2.1 – must be sanctioned by parents.
         • 10.       Question period
         • 11.       Adjournment
              Governing Board
          Roles and Responsibilities
   General Items                              Educational Services
    –   Adopts Educational Project              –   Approves the approach for the
    –   Approves School Success Plan                implementation of the Basic
    –   Approves the Student Code of                School Regulation
        Conduct                                 –   Approves time allocation for
    –   Prepares an Annual Report to the            courses of study
        Community                               –   Informed of the Local Programs
    –   Consulted on the criteria for the       –   Approves the implementation of
        principal                                   Special Education and
    –   Consulted on the Deed of                    Complementary Services
        Establishment                           –   Informed of the rules governing
                                                    the placement of students from
                                                    one level to the next
                                                –   Approves field trips that disrupts
                                                    the daily schedule of students.
       Governing Board Roles and
            Responsibilities
   Material and Financial      Other
     – Approves short term       – May organize
       use of the building         extracurricular activities
     – Adopts the school’s       – May request child care
       annual budget               services
     Governing Board composition

   20 members
    – 8 parents
    – 8 staff
       • 6 teachers
       • 1 professional
       • 1 support staff member
    – 2 students
    – 2 community representatives [non-voting]
                          Tonight
   Must elect four parent reps to GB.
    – Returning members are:
       •   Wendy Neil
       •   Carl Jorgensen
       •   Carla Wright
       •   Roger de Winter


    – Retiring members
       •   Rita Zimmerman
       •   Edith St. Pierre Wallis
       •   Cheryl Long
       •   Dorothy Symington
Questions ?



   Nominations ?
      Central Parents’ Committee

   Section 47 - Education Act
    – “At the meeting, the parents shall elect a
      representative to the parents’ committee
      established under section 189 from
      among their representatives on the
      governing board.”
Questions ?



   Nominations ?
    Parent Participation Organization

   Section 96
     – “The meeting of parents called pursuant to
       section 47 shall decide whether or not to form
       a parent participation organization.”
Questions ?



    Motion ?

								
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