School Services

Equipping school leaders, staff, and volunteers to flourish in their roles.

The Edvance school services team provides schools with support and advice, best practice in governance, operations, and management. Edvance affiliate schools gain exclusive access to an extensive and up to date lawyer-reviewed resource library of policy templates and best practices documents in human resource matters and in school programming, operations, management, governance, regulation, and finance. Facilitated access to quality benefit and pension packages, insurance, and banking services plans are included.

Events include webinars on timely operational matters with leading experts, discussion groups on key policy resources and school finance, and customized consultations. Bulletins are issued following regulatory or policy changes affecting the Christian school sector.

Services Offered to Edvance Affiliate Schools


  • Access to over 100 lawyer-reviewed policy documents and best practice documents
  • Relational support, mentoring, and general advice for Boards and school leaders
  • Board orientation
  • School quality assessments and Principal evaluation surveys (additional fee)
  • Assistance with development of mission, vision, and strategic planning


  • Annual compensation reports, employment contract and schedule templates
  • Legislative updates related to employment law
  • Edvance job board


  • On-site support for inspections from the Ministry’s Private Schools and International Education Unit
  • Insight on charity law & human rights law
  • Communication on regulatory changes and court decisions


  • Financial advice, consultations, and professional development opportunities
  • Financial Services Package (additional fee)

More About Financial Services

“Thanks for all the timely, consistent, professional, hopeful and caring support for our schools during this crazy time. If anyone ever wondered why we need to belong to a professional organization like Edvance, your work has outstandingly highlighted a clear response to any of these wonderings. So grateful for each of you and for your work on our behalf.”



For more information about school services, contact Ian Timmerman:

Ian Timmerman, MEd
Director of School Services

Ext. 108