We will support our students to achieve academic excellence and personal well-being in an inclusive setting that builds character and values, while preparing them to participate fully in a global society.

Guiding Principles

  1. Students come first.
  2. The allocation of financial resources will be aligned to match system and operational goals and priorities identified in the Multi-Year Strategic Plan.
  3. We will invest in the future of the organization by focusing on innovation, engagement, partnerships, facilities and professional learning that support student success.
  4. The engagement of stakeholders in a consultative budget process will assist in setting priorities.
  5. Budget decisions will ensure strong fiscal responsibility into the future.

2022-23 Budget Process

Preliminary Enrolment ProjectionsJanuary, 2022
Administration to Develop Guiding Principles & Operational PrioritiesJanuary, 2022
Establishment of the Budget CommitteeJanuary 26, 2022
Budget Committee Meeting:
• Election of Chair & Vice-Chair
• Preliminary Analysis of 2022-23 Budget
• 2022-23 Budget Timetable
February 22, 2022
Administration to Attend Advisory Committee Meetings to present Budget InformationAEAC March 24, 2022
SEAC March 9, 2022
PIC March 7,2022
Budget PreparationApril / May / June, 2022
Input from invited Stakeholders:
• Unions/Federations
• Principals
• Student Councils
April 5, 2022

These groups either submit reports or attend meetings to discuss priorities. In addition, a web-based budget input option will be made available to the public.
Director’s Council Budget ReviewMay 2022
Budget Committee Meeting (prior to Standing Committee)May 10, 2022
Budget Committee MeetingMay 17, 2022
Budget Committee Meeting – Preliminary Budget for discussionJune 1, 2022
Director’s Council Budget ApprovalJune 2022
Budget Committee Meeting (for approval)June 14, 2022
Board Approval of 2021-2022 BudgetJune 28, 2022
Submission to Ministry of EducationJune 30, 2022

Deadline for public input is March 21, 2022.

Email submissions to budget@lakeheadschools.ca

Budget Chair George Saarinen

Budget Committee Vice Chair Scottie Wemigwans

Budget Meeting Agendas

2022 04 05 Budget Committee Agenda Public

2022 05 31 Budget Committee Agenda Public

2022 06 07 Budget Committee Agenda Public

Budget Meeting Minutes

2022 04 05 Budget Committee Minutes Public

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