Board Of Management

Role of the Board of Management

A board of management for an ETB school has a clear remit to manage that school on behalf of the ETB, in accordance with legislation; Department of Education and Skills (DES) circulars, guidelines and procedures; and any policies or strategies that the ETB may establish regarding the operation of its schools.
The primary role of a board of management is one of governance. Governance is about providing direction and oversight for a school while ensuring that the rights of all members of the school community are upheld and that the school is accountable for its work.

The main Governance functions of a Board of Management are:

  • Policy formation and strategic planning

  • Monitoring – the implementation of Policy, Strategy, and Plans

  • Supporting the Principal and his/her staff

  • The best Boards comply with the five principles of good Governance by:

  • Providing leadership

  • Exercising control

  • Being transparent and accountable

  • Working effectively

  • Behaving with integrity

Greater focus on the ‘ends’ rather than the ‘means’.

Specific Responsibilities of Boards of Management

  • School Plan & DEIS Action Plan

  • School Planning & Self Evaluation

  • Premises and Equipment

  • Reporting Responsibilities

  • Code of Behaviour

  • Admission, Suspension and Expulsion of Students

  • School Inspections

  • Annual Adoption of Educational Scheme for Schools

  • School Attendance Strategies

  • Chile Protection and Anti Bullying

Community Representatives Mary Hiney & Kieran Conway
ETB Nominees Darragh Fitzpatrick, Colm O’Gogain, Rob Power & Laura Burke
Parent Nominees Hazel Whiteley & Mariusz Turos
Teacher Nominees Kathleen Canniffe & Gary Evans

Community Links


St. Conleth’s CC prides itself on its community involvement and relationships. Some of the community links that St. Conleth’s CC has developed are detailed below.

Bank of Ireland Newbridge.
Computer Science and NUI Maynooth.
FAI (Football Association of Ireland).
Family Resource Centre.
FÁS (Now called SOLAS)
JLO (Juvenile Liaison Officer).
Kildare Leader Partnership.
Maynooth Access Programme.
Proctor and Gamble.
Apr 22
2024
PLC Exams
May 06
2024
School Closed
May 22
2024
PLC Graduation
May 22
2024
TY Graduation
17-Apr-2024
Second year business class have been involved in a number of visits to the Kerry facility in Naas to learn about food science, business and the variety of careers available in such a company.
13-Mar-2024
We in St. Conleth's Community College supports the HSE in raising awareness among parents, guardians and school staff about being measles aware.
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