Our trustee's main role is to maintain a focus on student success and well-being. They also participate in making decisions that benefit all of Pembina Trails, while representing the interests of his or her constituents.There are three aspects to the roles and responsibilities of a trustee:
the corporate role; the legislative role; and the community relations and
In their corporate role,
- provide leadership and direction through guiding the Divisional Strategic
- hire and evaluate the Superintendent of Education
- provide the necessary educational
resources and services to support an education program that values excellence.
- establish the annual divisional budget
- consult with the community
- ensure that the Divisional Strategic Plan and
Administrative Plan are followed and implemented
In their legislative role,
trustees establish internal operational policy and approve positions on issues
of importance to the division.
In their community relations
and advocacy role, trustees advocate with the government and education
partners for the school division and public education. They also advocate with
the general public around the importance of public education.