Board Duties

The Board of Education is an elected body that is responsible for creating, adapting, monitoring, evaluating and revising policies which govern the school district. It also provides direction to the superintendent. In addition to policy making, the Board of Education shall fulfill its role by:

  • Identifying shared values and creating a shared vision of the purpose of public education in the Wallace School District
  • Engage the ownership (residents of the Wallace school district) in an on-going dialogue to educate and gain a commitment to the shared vision of school improvement
  • Empowering the Superintendent to develop and implement strategies to realize the shared vision
  • Ensuring all school district policies, procedures and programs are continually assessed against the shared vision
  • Hiring the Superintendent of Schools
  • Annually appraising the collective performance of the Board
  • Committing to self-development regarding educational issues