Niagara Catholic District School Board
THE ESTABLISHMENT AND CYCLICAL REVIEW OF POLICIES POLICY
|Adopted: October 27, 1998
Revised: April 27, 2010
Policy No. 100.5
STATEMENT OF POLICY
The Niagara Catholic District School Board, in order to fulfill its duties and responsibilities, reserves to itself the function of establishing and cyclically reviewing Policies for those to whom it delegates authority. The Policies that regulate action will govern the operation of the school system and the internal operations of the Board. The Policies pertaining to the internal operations of the Board shall be called By-laws.
The Director of Education, as Chief Executive Officer, is accountable to the Board for the implementation of Board approved Policy and shall issue Administrative Guidelines in support of each Policy.
The Policies of the Board shall be congruent with and supportive of the Education Act and Regulations of the Province of Ontario, all laws and statutes and of the Mission Statement of the Board and all applicable laws and statutes.
The process of establishing Policies and the cyclical review of all Policies will include timely consultation with individuals and groups as deemed appropriate to a particular policy.
Policies shall be reviewed on a cyclical basis of at least every five (5) years to ensure that they continue to meet the current needs of the system and are in compliance with current legislation and Ministry of Education expectations.
The Director of Education will issue Administrative Guidelines in support of this policy.
The Education Act and Regulations of the Province of Ontario