School Governance

The GOVERNING BOARD promotes the school's mission, vision and philosophy as outlined in the charter. They are the "keepers of the flame" regarding the school's mission and vision, as outlined in our charter. The board consists of 7-11 members, including the Parent Organization President. Board members are nominated by parents or guardians of current NWA scholars and chosen by the board from parent and community members. The board delegates operational and administrative responsibility for the school to the school's Director while retaining the the governance of the school and the responsibility to oversee the vision and policies of Noah Webster Academy. The Director serves as an adviser to the board.

The ADMINISTRATIVE TEAM is composed of the Administrative Director, the Principal, and the Head of Operations and Human Resources.

The MANAGING DIRECTOR managers the school's daily operations, with the assistance of the Assistant Director as well as the head of Operations/HR. The Director is subject to policy defined by the Governing Board.

The ASSISTANT DIRECTOR oversees the academic and character growth of each scholar, teacher, and instructional aide at the school.

The HEAD OF HUMAN RESOURCES AND OPERATIONS ensures that school operations and facilities are safe and are both effective and efficient. This person also ensures that scholar and employee records are compliant and that all employees have the tools they need to succeed.

The PARENT ORGANIZATION is comprised of parents whose children are attending Noah Webster Academy. A president is elected each year by the parent members and various committees are organized and consist of parent volunteers to perform the functions of the organization. The main purpose of this organization is to involve parents in the school and to foster a positive Noah Webster Academy 'family culture.' The Parent Organization President is a member of the Board of Trustees.

SCHOLAR COUNCIL is comprised of 3rd through 6th grade scholars. These scholars are elected by the scholar body. Their responsibilities include representing the school, guiding school tours, planning Spirit Days for the year, helping with the yearbook, morning announcements, Friday Morning Meetings, Penny Wars, and other activities.