Budget Process 2019-2020

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.
    2019 – 2020 BUDGET PROCESS
    DESCRIPTION TIMELINES
    Preliminary Enrolment Projections January, 2019
    Administration to Develop Guiding Principles & Operational Priorities January 22, 2019
    Establishment of the Budget Committee January 22, 2019
    Budget Committee Meeting:

    • Election of Chair & Vice-Chair
    • Preliminary Analysis of 2018-2019 Budget
    • 2018-2019 Budget Timetable
    January 22, 2019
    Administration to Attend Advisory Committee Meetings to present Budget Information February 20, 2019 – SEAC
    February 14, 2019 – AEAC
    March 4, 2019 – PIC
    Budget Preparation April / May / June, 2019
    Input from invited Stakeholders:

    • Unions/Federations
    • AEAC
    • PIC
    • SEAC
    • Principals
    • Student Councils
    April 2, 2019

    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, 2019
    Budget Committee Meeting (prior to Standing Committee) May 14, 2019
    Budget Committee Meeting May 21, 2019
    Budget Committee Meeting – Preliminary Budget for discussion June 4, 2019 (tentative)
    Director’s Council Budget Approval June, 2019
    Budget Committee Meeting (for approval) June 18, 2019
    Board Approval of 2018-2019 Budget June 25, 2019
    Submission to Ministry of Education June 28, 2019

    Budget Committee Chair: Trustee Marg Arnone
    Budget Committee Vice Chair: Trustee Trudy Tuchenhagen

    Deadline for public input is March 22, 2019.  Email submissions to budget@lakeheadschools.ca