BOM Information

Board of Management 2019-2023

Boards of Management of primary schools are appointed for a four year term. The term of office for current Boards of Management is from 1 December 2019 to 30 November 2023. The Board of Management manages the school on behalf of the Patron and is accountable to the Patron and the Minister for Education. The Principal is responsible for the day-to-day management of the school, including guidance and direction of the teachers and other staff of the school, and is accountable to the Board for that management. All Boards of Management of primary schools assuming office from 1 December 2019 onwards are required to adhere to the provisions of the Governance Manual for Primary Schools 2019 - 2023. This manual can be found at: https://www.education.ie/en/Schools-Colleges/Information/Boards-of-Management/governance-manual-for-primary-schools-2019-2023.pdf The Board of Management of Pelletstown Educate Together National School adopts a child-centred approach to all of its work. It also has regard to the efficient use of resources, the public interest in the affairs of the school and accountability to students, parents and the community. The Board also upholds the characteristic spirit and Educate Together ethos of the school and is accountable to the Patron for so doing. The Board of Management meets once a month at the school. The Board of Management notice board in the foyer provides details of upcoming meetings. The agreed reports from previous meetings are also displayed there.

Current BOM Members

There are 8 members on the Board of Management of Pelletstown Educate Together National School. The BOM compromises of 2 patron nominees, 2 community nominees, 2 parent nominees, school principal and 1 other teacher nominee.

    Anne Ghanem (patron nominee)
    Caitríona Ní Cheallaigh (Principal and BOM Secretary)
    Eric Young (patron nominee and BOM Chairperson)
    Muuka Gwaba (parent nominee)
    Eamonn Byrne (community nominee)
    Ray Renaghan (parent nominee)
    Aoife Byrne (teacher nominee)
    Francesca Lorenzi (community nominee)

Updated February 2020