governanceGreat Oak School is a self-administered, collaboratively led school. Its leadership is divided into three groups: the FacultyBoard of Directors and the Administration.


The Faculty is responsible for the culture of the school. It guides the pedagogy and actualizes the mission of the school through teaching, curriculum development, teacher selection, evaluation and mentoring, student selection, strategic planning and mission renewal.

Board of Directors

The Board of Directors is responsible for the economics and oversight of the school.  The Board caretakes the Mission of the school and holds the College of Teachers and the Administration responsible for accomplishing the Mission. The Board is responsible for the legal, strategic planning, budget approval, fundraising leadership and risk management oversight affairs for the school.


The Administration is responsible for the smooth daily operations of the school.  The administration implements policies approved by the Faculty and Board, plans, budgets and collects tuition and fees, manages human resources, oversees and manages enrollment of families, supervises implementation of strategic plans, facilitates and ensures the smooth daily operations of the school.