Board News: March Meeting Agenda


Greetings from the ISD Board of Trustees.


First, a reminder that candidate registration is now open to run for the 2019 ISD Board of Trustees election. If you would like to know more about what being a Trustee involves, please don’t hesitate to contact us via our email address: boardbox@isd.sn. We would be happy to answer any questions or meet with you to discuss more.


This year five trustee places are open for election. Please do consider serving as a Trustee to contribute to the strategic and long term planning for the school.


Nominations must be received by Saturday 23 March 2019.


Parents and faculty are also invited to attend the next meeting of the ISD Board of Trustees at 6.00 pm on Thursday 14 March in the Conference Room (refreshments served from 5.30 pm).


The agenda for the meeting is:

I. Statement of Guiding Principles (6:00 pm – 6:05 pm)

II. Public comment (6:05 pm – 6:10 pm)

III. Consent agenda (6:10 pm – 6:15 pm)

IV. Reports by representatives (6:15 pm – 6:20 pm)

A. US Ambassador’s Representative 

B. Faculty Representative 

V. Discussion Items (6:20 pm – 7:25 pm)

A. Second Reading: Construction of the Design/Innovation Center

B. First Reading: Staff health insurance policy

C. Pool update and recommendation

D. Policies

a. Second Reading: Proposed New Policy – Campus use

b. Second Reading: Proposed New Policy – Renting campus facilities

c. Second Reading: Proposed New Policies – Staff liable for equipment

d. First Reading: Proposed New Policy – Benefits for locally-hired administrators

e. First Reading: Proposed New Policy – Providing information to parents or guardians

VI. Decision Items (7:25 pm – 7:30 pm)

A. Construction of Design/Innovation Center

B. Adoption of New Policy – Campus Use

C. Adoption of New Policy – Renting Campus Facilities

D. Adoption of New Policy – Staff liable for equipment

VII. Meeting evaluation (7:35 pm – 7:40 pm)

VIII. Schedule Committee meetings for next month (7:40 pm – 7:45 pm)



Please also mark your calendar for these important upcoming events:


10.00 am – 12.00 noon Saturday 13 April 2019: ‘Town Hall’ meeting for our ISD Community to share information and thoughts about what the development of Diamniadio will mean for ISD families and how the school should respond.


5.30 – 7.30 pm Friday 3 May 2019: Annual General Meeting of the ISD Association. Join us for the school’s annual meeting. We will enjoy student performances and provide our annual reports to the community.


Kind regards,

Louisa Gibbs

Chair, ISD Board of Trustees

The International School of Dakar

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