News From the Board

News From the Board

Invitation To Board Open Forum Wednesday, 10th April 2019 - 7 PM
The IST Board of Directors would like to invite IST Community Members to the second Board Open Forum for the school year 2018/19, on Wednesday,10th April 2019 at the IST Secondary Campus Library at 7 pm. The Board Open Forum is an opportunity to understand the strategic focus of the school. Board members will highlight some recent school achievements, and discuss several ongoing issues. In addition, each Board Committee will share its top priorities for next year. There will be plenty of time for questions and discussion about topics of interest or concern.

An Informational Board Candidate Lunch For Upcoming 2019 Elections
On Thursday, May 23rd, 2019, the IST community will announce several new members of the IST Board of Directors at the Annual General Meeting. The Board is comprised of dedicated volunteers who give their time and expertise to ensure that the school develops in a positive direction in line with student's needs, strategic goals, and projected realities. Service on the School Board offers a fulfilling opportunity to contribute directly to the future of IST and its community.

We encourage you to run for a position on the IST Board. Whether you have a background in finance, human resources, diplomacy, education, or simply just have a passion to want to contribute to your child's school at this level, the skills and experience you can bring to the Board are tremendously valuable to the significant and varied work the Board undertakes.

We would like to invite parents to attend an informational lunch for potential Board candidates on Monday, April 8th, 2019 at 12 noon at the IST Elementary Community Room. At that time, we will be presenting a short narrative of the board's function and role. More importantly, it is an opportunity to ask questions and meet current Board members. Please email the Board Clerk at istboardclerk@istafrica.com and RSVP to confirm your participation by the April 4th. Also, indicate in your email if you have any dietary preferences. Thank you for your consideration and we hope to see you on April 8th.

Kind Regards,
The IST Board of Directors