The board of a public school works with the school to achieve the best outcomes for students. Their functions are covered by legislation. The elected members include parents, staff, and students in secondary settings. Members of the community may be invited to join. The Principal of the school is a member. Boards make an important contribution towards supporting public education.
The Carine Senior High School Board has an instrumental role in establishing a vision for the school that reflects the aspirations and needs of the community. The board can have an important influence on the direction of the school, with members bringing ideas and lending their expertise to strategic planning, and community partnerships. Professional skills in areas such as management, finance, procurement, marketing and cultural knowledge support the principal and strengthen the school’s capacity to meet the needs of its students.