Budget Process 2021-2022

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.

    2021 – 2022 BUDGET PROCESS

    Preliminary Enrolment Projections January, 2021
    Administration to Develop Guiding Principles & Operational Priorities January, 2021
    Establishment of the Budget Committee January 26, 2021
    Budget Committee Meeting:

    ·         Election of Chair & Vice-Chair

    ·         Preliminary Analysis of 2020-2021 Budget

    ·         2021-2022 Budget Timetable

    February 9, 2021
    Administration to Attend Advisory Committee Meetings to present Budget Information AEAC  March 25, 2021

    SEAC  March 10, 2021

    PIC      March 1, 2021


    Budget Preparation April / May / June, 2021
    Input from invited Stakeholders:

    • Unions/Federations
    • AEAC
    • PIC
    • SEAC
    • Principals
    • Student Councils
    April 6, 2021


    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 Review May 2021
    Budget Committee Meeting (prior to Standing Committee) May 11, 2021
    Budget Committee Meeting May 18, 2021
    Budget Committee Meeting – Preliminary Budget for discussion June 1, 2021
    Director’s Council Budget Approval June 2021
    Budget Committee Meeting (for approval) June 15, 2021
    Board Approval of 2021-2022 Budget June 22, 2021
    Submission to Ministry of Education June 30, 2021


    Deadline for public input is March 21, 2021.

  1. Email submissions to budget@lakeheadschools.ca
  2. Budget Committee Chair: Trustee George Saarinen
    Budget Committee Vice Chair: Trustee Marg Arnone
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