The mandate of the Council of School Leaders is determined by the Constitution and Bylaws of the Society and includes the following:
a) advocating on educational issues, educational administration issues and all other issues of concern to principals and vice-principals;
b) promoting principals and vice-principals as educational leaders;
c) working in conjunction with Locals, to promote and monitor the interests of Council members;
d) promoting professional development for all principals and vice principals;
e) promoting human resource strategies that encourage growth and development;
f) encouraging and promoting the administrative development of teachers aspiring to become principals and vice principals;
g) fostering communications between the Council and teachers, other educational staff, parents and the public;
h) advising the Society on matters relating to the administration of schools;
i) maintaining liaison with educational stakeholders in coordination with the Society;
j) promoting the objects of the Council through Chapters.