Milkwood Steiner School is an initiative of the Milkwood Steiner School Association (MSSA). MSSA is a not-for-profit incorporation of which parents become members for the period children are enrolled at Milkwood Steiner School. MSSA membership is also open to non-school parents and other interested parties.
The role of the School Board is governance, guiding the direction of the school in consultation with the Principal, Business Manager and College of Teachers (CoT) who create the policies from which management operate. Meetings are held monthly and the AGM is held during Term 2.
The objects and purposes of the Association are:
• To develop and maintain a co-educational, non-denominational school in the Darwin region, in accordance with the educational philosophies of Rudolf Steiner.
• To provide members with the opportunity to participate in activities which promote a sense of community and support the school ethos.
• To engage in and support discussion about Rudolf Steiner’s philosophies.
The Association is often referred to as ‘the Community’, and includes the whole body of members, and active participation in the Community is of benefit to both the school and the students.
Current Board members are;
Jacqueline Dysart – Chairperson
Amica Gordon – Secretary
Amy Tretter – Treasurer
Katie Bowden – General Member
Thisbe Purich – General Member
Kylie Banner – Public Officer
Board email address: firstname.lastname@example.org