trustees eletter vol14 no10 retreatplannin

Planning Your Annual Summer Board Retreat

Vol. 14 No. 10

Your Board of Trustees experiences little “down time,” constantly dealing with challenging issues, from Head evaluation and donor cultivation to crisis management and policy setting. The Board can easily lose sight of its primary responsibility—to uphold the essential character and integrity of the school, and to ensure that your school remains viable to serve the children of today’s students. The annual summer Board retreat provides time for a devoted effort for planning.

To make your current process more effective, ask and answer the following nine key questions to guide your thinking.

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