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Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees bears ultimate responsibility for the life of our school.

The functions of the Board include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Prepares a clear statement of the school’s Mission, Guiding Principles, and ensures the objectives are being upheld;
  • Reviews and maintains bylaws and establishes policies and plans consistent with the Mission and Guiding Principles;
  • Is accountable for the financial well-being of the school, including capital assets, operating budgets, fundraising and endowments;
  • Develops policies, regulations, surveys, and evaluations as needed to ensure proper governance of the school;
  • Selects, supports and nurtures the headmaster
  • Conducts a written annual evaluation of the headmaster and works with the headmaster to establish goals for the next year
  • Evaluates itself annually and establishes goals for the year
  • Strives to compose itself to reflect the expertise and perspectives needed to achieve the mission of the school;
  • Develops itself through new trustee orientation, ongoing education, and leadership succession planning;
  • Assures compliance with applicable laws and regulations and minimizes exposure to legal action;
  • Guides the development of long-range strategic plans, evaluates and monitors the strategic plans, and makes recommendations as necessary;
  • Works with the Headmaster in “Friend-raising” and “Fund-raising”;
  • Determines capital expenditures;

Board Members:

Nicholas Sparks
Chairman and Co-Founder

Catherine Sparks
Co-Founder

Missy Blackerby
Ken Gray
John Hawkins
Tracey Lorentzen

George Oliver

Phil Pritulsky

Chris Richey

Lee Ann Skladan

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  • 2301 Trent Road, New Bern, NC 28562
  • 2201 Henderson Ave, New Bern, NC 28560
  • Phone (252) 638-0122 
  • Fax (252) 288-5464 - Trent 
  • Fax (252) 288-5723 - Henderson
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