Our School Council believes that the parents of all students at Belfast School have a vital role to play in their children's education. Our goal is to work in partnership with school administration, staff, parents, students and community organizations to provide a healthy, safe and supportive environment that allows each student to receive the best possible education.
Meetings take place monthly on Tuesdays evenings starting at 6:30 PM . We will alternate between in person and virtual meetings. To join online, a Microsoft Teams link will be e-mailed to parents before the meeting.
2023/23024 Meeting Dates :
**Tuesday Evenings @ 6:30PM
September 19: in person
October 24: in person
November 28: in person
January 30: in person
February 27: in person
April 30: in person
May 28: virtual
June 18: in person
**No meetings will be held in December or March**
Executive Parent Council 2023-2024
School Chair: Robin Pomier & Kim Buchanan
Vice Chair: Alisha Higa
Secretary: Courtney Zaharik
Treasurer: Gemma Syme & Heidi Syme
Kindergarten Representative: Lois Mafrica & Amanda Priolo
Council Position summaries
School Chair – The school chair role consists of attending all meetings.
Building an agenda for discussion during the meetings. To initiate voting
on items such as monies out of the bank accounts for certain items on the
school’s wish list. In this position you must be available to invest a lot of
time in going to all the meetings including being the council representative
at the Fundraising meetings.
Vice Chair – Assists the School Chair with all meetings and engage
with the parents that attend the meetings. Sub in when the Chair is not
present. In this position you must be available to invest at least an hour and
half to attend the monthly meetings.
Secretary – Acts as a recorder for all meetings including fundraising
meetings. You would also keep minutes, correspondence and records that
would be accessible to the parent council. You must also have knowledge
of the school council bylaws/operating procedures.
Treasurer - The treasurer keeps financial transactions of the school council, reports to the school council and complies with the school council and the Calgary Board of Education policies.
Some typical duties include:
- keeping accurate records of all financial transactions;
- reporting to school council on the receipt and expenditure of funds;
- ensuring records are available upon the request of the school district
Kindergarten Representative - The Kindergarten Representative ensures that the voices of the kindergarten community are shared at school council meetings.
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