School board governance

Governance resources

Find resources to help you complete multi-year strategic planning, professional development and trustee elections.

Trustee elections

As a trustee candidate or member of a school board, use these resources to learn about school board trustee elections.

Legislation and regulations

Education Act

The Education Act and its regulations provide the statutory basis for how education is delivered to students in the publicly funded school system, including Principal/Vice-Principal Performance Appraisal.

Read the law.

Principal and vice-principal performance appraisal regulation

The regulation specifies the standards, processes, timelines and forms principals and vice-principals must use for performance appraisal.

Read the regulation.

Encourage parent involvement

Contact us

Governance – Operations & Board Supports Unit
Education Equity Secretariat
315 Front Street West, 13th Floor
Toronto, Ontario
M7A 0B8


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