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.
If you are a parent, caregiver or community member who is interested in joining the Compass ELC Board of Directors, please send an e-mail.Recruitment is now closed, however we will happily keep your information on file and be in touch when we are recruiting new members.
Board members live and/or work 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.