Board of Directors
The Montessori School of Beaverton, Ltd. has been a nonprofit corporation in the state of Oregon since 1987. The Board of Directors is responsible for financial policy and prudence, and for hiring and supervising the Head of School. Information on Board membership can be found below. Any correspondence with the Board can be directed to: email@example.com
MSB Board membership is a very meaningful way to serve the school, as well as serving the cause of Montessori education and its ideal of creating a more peaceful world.
Alumni and alumni parents may apply for board membership, as may outstanding community members with an understanding of Montessori philosophy and a passion for education. Inquiries are welcome at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The initial term for an MSB Board member is 3 years, which may be followed by renewable 1-year terms. The Board meets quarterly and as needed between regular meetings. Board business is normally handled between the quarterly meetings via email. Board members are asked to attend the annual MSB auction and to contribute to the Annual Appeal. The time commitment is approximately 5-10 hours per month.
MSB Board members enjoy working collaboratively, are dedicated to upholding MSB’s mission of Montessori education, and wish to promote the best long-term interests of the school. They are guided by the National Association of Independent Schools’ Principles of Good Practice description of board responsibilities and individual members’ duties.
Applicants are asked to write a letter to the Board giving their reasons for applying, and a description of their background, skills and the unique insight they would bring to the Board.
Meet the dedicated members of our current Board