Vanier Catholic Secondary School Council
Ian Davis - Chair & CEAY Representative, email@example.com
Truska Gorrell - OH&S Committee & School Growth Planning
Sue Ross - CEAY Representative
Monica Lauer - Secretary/Treasurer
SCHOOL COUNCIL ELECTIONS – MAY 2022
This spring, our school community will decide who will help shape and direct local education for the next two years.
We encourage parents, guardians, and community members to discuss this opportunity to participate in local school governance. Having broad representation from the community is important. Our school needs a variety of voices speaking and ears listening at the table – all sharing a common interest in student learning and education.
Nomination papers will be available at the school office, with the school Returning Officer and at Elections Yukon’s office in Whitehorse. Nominations open on Monday, April 11, all papers must be filed with the Returning Officer for our school no later than Thursday, April 21 at noon.
To be eligible, candidates must be:
For information about nominations or elections, go to ElectionsYukon.ca, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 667-8683.
The Department of Education funds school councils and CSFY. The duties and powers of school councils are described in sections of the Education Act, primarily Section 113.
The following flowchart will help you direct your questions or concerns about your child's education or an incident at the school. For more information on resolving conflict within the school environment, refer to the Yukon Education - School Council Dispute Resolution Procedure Policy (April 2013), which applies to all staff of Yukon Education, School Councils, and all other members of the School Community.
Code of Ethics for VCSS Council Members
A code of conduct is a statement of beliefs in which a person or group of people believes, and which governs and influences their behaviour. It is an expression of dedication to integrity.
Code of Ethics for VCSS Council As a Whole
Having a code of Ethics and some guiding principles for School Council can help clarify understandings about why the School Council exists and how it deals with issues. Reviewing the Code from time to time is a good practice, especially when faced with conflict.