The Governance and Policy Committee is responsible for:
A. Ensuring that governance structures, policies, protocols, processes and performance metrics:
a. advance the vision of the TCDSB, rooted in Catholic values and teachings.
b. support the achievement of our Multi-Year Plan.
c. conform to best practices.
d. provide strategic cohesion and consistency.
e. comply with the Education Act and other pertinent legislation.
B. Providing a meta policy framework to ensure all policy formation, monitoring and evaluation follow a standard process that reflects exemplary practices in policy development.
C. Carrying out a continuous review of the roster of existing policy to ensure conformity and advancement of (A) above.
D. Identifying the supports (e.g. capacity training) needed to implement the governance framework.
E. Ensuring ongoing governance reviews of the Board.
F. Ensuring that the TCDSB by-laws and the Trustee Code of Conduct reflect the vision and mission of the Board and adhere to good governance practices, the Education Act and other pertinent legislation.