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March 4, 2016

posted Mar 4, 2016, 4:37 AM by Suzanne, WARDINI   [ updated Mar 4, 2016, 8:46 AM ]

Dear ISD Community,

PARENT SATISFACTION SURVEY
The Parent Satisfaction Survey went out to all ISD parents this Tuesday 1 March. We sincerely thank parents who have already completed the survey. If you have not yet had a chance to respond please go to your email box and take 5 to 10 minutes to do so now and make sure your opinion is heard. Your input is greatly appreciated. Thank you!

Please be assured that the survey is confidential and results are analyzed by a third-party provider based in the United States.

ISD SCHOOL BOARD ELECTIONS
Registration for ISD School Board Trustee Candidates is NOW OPEN! Every year the ISD Association elects trustees to serve on the ISD Board for a two-year term. Four trustee positions are open for election this year. Trustee candidates must be the parent or legal guardian of an enrolled ISD student whose tuition payments are current.
Candidate registration is open from March 1, 2016 to March 18, 2016.

We are seeking individuals with the following interests and skills:
•Commitment to ISD and its Guiding Statements,
•The ability to work as a team player with a diverse, international group in a multi-cultural environment,
•An expertise that will benefit the work of the Board,
•Experience on a school Board or similar non-profit body is helpful,
•An interest in strategic issues related to ISD’s present and future educational quality and development,
•Experience living or working in an international environment.

Interested candidates should send a CV and letter of intent stating why you would like to run for a trustee position by March 18, 2016 to ISD Board Secretary, Gilles Meura at boardbox@isd.sn.

MARCH BOARD MEETING AGENDA
The Board will hold its March meeting on Thursday 10 March, 2016 at 6.00pm, in the ISD Conference room (top floor, ISD Admin building). ISD Board meetings are open to all ISD parents and faculty, who may attend as observers.
Below is the Agenda for next Thursday’s meeting.

Sincerely,
Vesna de la Borde, Chair, ISD Board of Trustees


ISD School Board Meeting Agenda 
Thursday 10 March, 2016 
6.00 pm, ISD Conference Room 



I. Public comment (6:00 – 6:10)
Opportunity for non-Board member to address Board if requested.

II. Consent Agenda (6:10 – 6:15)
A. Minutes approval
B. School Reports


III. Educational Program Update (6:15 – 6:35)
A. Harassment policy proposal: background and considerations

IV. Reports by representatives (6:35– 6:40)
A. US Ambassador’s Representative


V. Committee reports (6:40 – 6:45)
A. Finance
B. Governance & Development
C. Buildings & Grounds
D. Policy

VI. Discussion Items (6:45 – 7:45)
A. AGM: Trustee elections
B. AGM: Draft AGM Agenda
C. Policy proposal: Harassment policy - 1st reading
D. Policy amendment proposal: Tuition refunds - 1st reading
E. Campus master plan


VIII. Meeting evaluation (7:45 – 7:50)

IX. Schedule for next meetings; planning reminders (7:50 – 7:55)

X. Executive session (TBD)

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