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About the Board

The GLOBE Board of Directors is currently seeking additional candidates with expertise in academic leadership, legal, or fundraising skills. Candidates are expected to serve 6 months on a board committee before being considered for a board position. All interested individuals should contact Sharon Camara, Board Vice Chair at scamara.globe@gmail.com for more information.
 
 
 

Board of Directors

The GLOBE Academy Board of Directors is the governing body of the School and is responsible for overseeing the effective, faithful execution of the mission through the school’s program and operations.
 
The Governing Board holds monthly formal meetings. The meetings are announced in advance, posted on the school calendar, and open to the public. Agendas, minutes, and committee notes along with school financials and other board-level documents can be found on the school website. Each board meeting has an open comment period and we invite you to voice your comments in this forum.
The committees of the GLOBE Academy Governing Board level meet at least monthly. Each of these committees are chaired by a member of the Governing Board and comprised of members of the Board, Administration, and selected staff and parents.

 

 

Academic Committee - Goal: To oversee the success and academics at GLOBE

Chair: Alena Esposito

Language immersion, constructivism, workshop model and responsive classroom approaches work together to create GLOBE’s unique learning environment. This committee is charged with defining our education standards in line with our charter promises, devising measures to monitor goals, establishing strategies and plans to build our three language tracks, and developing plans to grow, retain, and hire exemplary teachers.

 

Charter Renewal Committee - Goal: To successfully renew GLOBE’s charter

Chair: Sharon Camara

This committee leads the planning for GLOBE’s charter renewal. GLOBE, like every charter school, operates under a charter. The Charter approval is valid for 5 years. In year 4 of 5, all charter schools must submit for charter renewal. This process includes demonstrating that the school has met or is moving towards meetings its proposed goals as laid out in the charter.

 

Communications Committee - Goal: To communicate across GLOBE’s stakeholders

Chair: Anita Patel

Did you know that GLOBE is an acronym and stands for Global Learning Opportunities through Balanced Education? It's more than just the word “Globe”. GLOBE is who we are and this committee works to make sure that our brand and our vision is clearly communicated amongst stakeholders and outside our community. This committee also oversees GLOBE’s website and social media platforms, helps to increase stakeholder awareness, and garners stakeholder feedback through information sessions and key surveys throughout the year.  

 

Development Committee - Goal: To raise funds to meet GLOBE’s budgetary needs.

Chair: Jed Dennard

This committee oversees GLOBE’s largest fundraisers, including the Annual Fund, to meet the budgetary needs of our school.  The Development Committee also leads GLOBE’s efforts on securing grants and will be responsible for GLOBE’s capital campaign.

 

Facilities Planning Committee - Goal: To provide informed guidance to the Board on activities related to GLOBE’s facilities

Chair: Juan Archila

The committee oversees implementation of facility renovations and maintenance. Having been in place since GLOBE’s inaugural year, the committee has  provided guidance on building improvements, real estate procurement, lease agreements,  expansion planning and design,, and construction.

 

Finance Committee - Goal: To manage GLOBE’s financial success

Chair: Sharon Camara

Works with the Head of School and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) to create the upcoming fiscal year budget; present budget recommendations to the Board; monitor implementation of the approved budget on a regular basis and recommend proposed budget revisions; select and oversee auditor selection, conduct financial research, recommend to the Board appropriate policies for the management of the charter school's assets

 

Governance Committee - Goal: To assure the GLOBE is operating with sound, legal, governance with clear policies and procedures

Chair: Karen Carter

Committee is responsible for board member recruitment, nomination, orientation, training, and evaluation of Board members in accordance with the bylaws and policies and practices approved by the Board. This committee also reviews and recommends changes to bylaws and board policies as needed.

 

Strategic Planning Committee - Goal: To oversee the completion of a clear and actionable strategic plan

Chair: Sharon Camara

The strategic planning committee is responsible for creating, reviewing, and proposing changes to the school’s long-term strategic plan. The committee includes the Head of School, other board members, select teachers, and chair(s) of the Parent Teacher Community Council (PTCC) and or the PTCC’s Foundation.