St. Dominic School instituted a Board of Specified Jurisdiction to help navigate the school’s success in a critically changing and increasingly competitive marketplace.
The Board’s goal is to focus on school sustainability with individual members lending specific professional expertise to help address specific issues, challenges and goals facing the school. The Board will form committees to provide direction and decision-making in the areas of financial management, marketing and enrollment, fundraising and accountability. A committee to focus on strategic planning will be developed as the Board progresses.
Responsibility for day-to-day operation of the school, including curriculum, student and parent issues and oversight of faculty and staff will remain with the school’s current administration.
The St. Paul and Minneapolis Archdiocese partnered with the Healey Education Foundation through its signature initiative. The Healey Education Foundation is a non-profit organization whose mission is to sustain and grow Catholic schools by “helping schools help themselves.” The foundation provides board training and ongoing support to make the board as effective as possible.
The Board currently has 9 members, with a typical term for a board member being three years.