School Board Election Information

The School Board has three openings for the 2017-2018 school year. If you are interested in being nominated for a position on the School Board please read below to see the description, requirements, as well as, information on how to submit your interest in becoming a Board member.

 SCHOOL BOARD CANDIDACY

Thank you for your interest in serving Queen of the Rosary School as a School Board Member.  The Board consists of nine elected individuals, in addition to the Pastor and the Principal.  Each position holds a 3 year term.   

Each member of the School Board shall be at least 21 years of age, a practicing Catholic, active in the school and/or parish. Board members shall be registered parishioners at Queen of the Rosary or a parent of a child currently enrolled in the school.

 The Board meets on the second Tuesday of designated months at 7 p.m. in the school.  All Board members need to be available to meet on this day and time.  This is a leadership group within the ministry of Catholic schooling.  As such, the responsibilities include:

  • Modeling faith community in a spirit of cooperation and interdependence with the pastor and principal.

  • Adhering to Archdiocesan policy and developing policies that enable the school to fulfill its mission.

  • Assisting the pastor in search and selection of the principal when a vacancy occurs.

  • Participating in the Archdiocesan Principal Performance Review Process.

  • Reviewing and advising on the school budget, tuition rates and other sources of financing.

  • Developing and periodically reviewing the local board constitution and bylaws.

  • Participating in the school’s development, student recruitment efforts and long-range plans.

  • Acting as the public relations and marketing arm of the school and its programs.

  • Participating in ongoing board in-service both at the Archdiocesan and local level.

  • Evaluating annually the board’s effectiveness, productivity and internal operations.

  • Directing individuals and/or groups to appropriate resources for conflict resolution.

  • Participating, upon request, in the School Improvement Process.

  • Monitoring the implementation of the recommendations of the School Improvement Plan.

  • Supporting the efforts of local legislative action.

Boards are not responsible for:

  • Acting as a grievance committee or conciliators for any group or party.

  • Hiring, evaluating or terminating faculty and staff, nor do they advise principals of their responsibilities in personnel matters.

  • Administering the school or telling the principal how to administer the school.

  • Implementing policies and procedures.

School Board Candidate

At this time, we have three positions to fill for the 2017-2018 school year.   We are asking all interested candidates to submit the following *by 9:00 a.m. Thursday, April 13, 2017 via email to Kathy McGinn at kmcginn@qrcougars.org:

One paragraph biography and an additional paragraph about why you are interested in serving on the Board, which includes a response to the following:

What specific skills do you have that will help you support the principal, school and mission of the board?  (Marketing, finance, communication...)

Are you willing to forgo personal agendas and maintain the appropriate confidentiality necessary for board membership?