Mission: Compass Early Learning and Care is a progressive, non-profit, organization where we work collaboratively to provide excellence in early learning and care. The richness and uniqueness of our learning environments are an invitation for adults and children to discover together the joy of learning.
Vision: Compass Early Learning and Care envisions a place where children are valued as citizens of today; where the principles of democracy guide relationships with children, families, colleagues and our community.
Guiding Values: Children are the heart, trusting relationships, safe, caring, joyful places, equal worth, collective intelligence, responsibility & accountability, life-long learning. More here
Board Structure: Compass ELC is governed by a Board of Directors with a policy governance model. Meetings are held monthly (currently virtually) on Monday evenings.
We are currently recruiting parents, caregivers and community members to join the Compass ELC Board of Directors.
Seeking people who live in: City of Kawartha Lakes, Haliburton County, County or City of Peterborough, Northumberland County or Durham Region.
This short video highlights the role and experience of the board:
The role of the Board of Directors is to:
Establish and implement the organization’s mission, vision and direction
Ensure the financial health of the organization
Ensure the organization has sufficient and appropriate human resources
Direct organizational operations
Ensure effective community relations
You can learn more about these areas of responsibility here.