Academic Committee - Goal: To oversee the success and academics at GLOBE
Chair: Drew Reynolds
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: Meghann Adams
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.
Diversity Committee - Goal: To analyze diversity at the GLOBE and recommend areas for improvement
Chair: Monique Hudson
This committee is responsible for the following objectives: ensuring that the diversity of our student body meets or exceeds the diversity from the population from which our students are drawn; establishing an ongoing diversity-related goal which includes training for faculty, staff and the Board; creating goals to mentor, promote and retain a diverse faculty, staff and Board of Directors; and facilitating other diversity-related initiatives in conjunction with the Head of School, Board of Directors and other relevant stakeholders.
Facilities Planning Committee - Goal: To provide informed guidance to the Board on activities related to GLOBE’s facilities
Chair: Ryan Hudak
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: Luis Pacheco
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
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.
Executive Director Evaluation and Support Committee - Goal: To effectively evaluate and provide for ongoing support to the Head of School
Chair: Ryan Hudak
The committee is responsible for designing and developing, in conjunction with the Head of School, a year-round process for the Board to continually strengthen its partnership with the HOS, establish clear annual goals, structure a process for the Board to provide feedback throughout the year and to complete a formal annual evaluation of the HOS's performance.
Strategic Planning Committee - Goal: To oversee the completion of a clear and actionable strategic plan
Chair: Katie Monroe
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.