One of the core functions of the board is to keep focused on the long-term success of the school. In order to do this, all trustees need to have a shared vision for the school and also a roadmap of how their work can drive the school’s mission. This section explores in more detail the commitment of the board to a common vision and the long-term success of the school:

* Mission and Vision

* Developing the board’s annual calendar

* Strategic planning

* Board goal setting

* Accreditation and implications for boards