About the ACE Commitee:
Responsible for ongoing oversight of the financial affairs of the school, including operational, capital and investment matters. The annual audit will fall under the jurisdiction of this committee which will make observations and recommendations to the Board. The annual operating draft budget will be submitted by the administration to this committee for its review and recommendations to the Board in April. Submission of the final proposed budget will be presented by the committee at the May Board meeting.
Charter Renewal/Curriculum Committee
Responsible for the oversight of the final granting of a five-year Charter Renewal by March 2009 from the State Board of Regents. All academic and curriculum matters will also fall under its jurisdiction. All curriculum changes and initiatives, both immediate and strategic will be reviewed and reported to the Board by this committee. Curriculum approval remains the responsibility of school administration.
Student Affairs Committee
Responsible for the oversight of all non-academic programs and activities of the school. Matters relating to student conduct, attendance, community service, social, extra curricula, and athletics are among the areas to be monitored and reported on to the Board.
Responsible for the oversight and confirmation of all philanthropic and public relations activities of the school including the Annual Fund, Special Events, Major Campaigns, and any initiatives which will benefit the financial health and reputation of the Academy. Members will be expected to assist in the conduct of fundraising initiatives.
Will be composed of the Chair of the Board, Vice Chair, Board Honorary Chair, Chairs of the Board Committees, and CEO/Head of School. It will provide guidance and oversight to the governance of the School and address matters that may arise between scheduled Board meetings. It may also initiate and forward resolutions to the full Board for adoption as it deems necessary.