Excellence in education through exceptional school board governance

Governance support

Rate: $250/hour (includes travel, accommodations and meals)

Counsel and advice

School Boards Advisor Tash Taylor, and Education Consultants Jim Gibbons and Terry Gunderson are available to provide counsel and advice about governance and policy to school boards and senior administrators. These services are available in English or French on a fee for service basis.


Executive searches

Performance assessment and evaluations

  • Board self-evaluation
  • Central office organization and compensation
  • CEO evaluation
  • Senior leadership 360 degree performance assessment

Organizational reviews

  • Administrative procedures
  • Central office organization and compensation
  • Demographics and school viability
  • Policy development and review
  • Transportation
  • Ward boundaries
  • Other functional reviews as requested


The ASBA is licensed to deliver Stephen Covey’s Seven Habits of Highly Effective People and The Four Roles of Leadership as well as One Smart World 4Di thinking styles. Contact Jennifer Elsinga to arrange for a workshop tailored for your local needs. Other customized workshops are available on demand.

  • Advocacy
  • Board committees
  • Board orientation
  • Board/Superintendent relations
  • Evaluations
  • Effective meetings
  • Fiscal accountability (offered in partnership with ASBOA)
  • Governance support
  • Great Leaders, Great Teams, Great Results
  • Improving student achievement
  • One Smart World
  • Policy support
  • Strategic planning
  • Team building