Core Values and Beliefs
As a school district we believe that:
â€˘ Students and their learning are our prime focus.
â€˘ The pursuit of both excellence and participation are worthy of our attention and support.
â€˘ To nurture creativity and innovation is to motivate and encourage commitment to learning.
â€˘ Joy and fun, and satisfaction and celebration are essential to learning.
â€˘ Pride in accomplishment of self, school, district and others is essential to our wellbeing (culture).
â€˘ Our relationships with each other need to be caring and respectful.
â€˘ To improve and grow, the students and staff need to review and reflect on the outcomes of learning and work.
â€˘ Everyone is responsible for working cooperatively and collaboratively with each other.
â€˘ It is important to approach all problems and issues with a positive â€ścan doâ€ť attitude.
â€˘ We need to build on the strengths of students and staff.
Principles we value:
At the North Okanagan Shuswap School District, we care about the people who work for us and we do all we can to make sure we have a safe, healthy, productive and equitable work environment. We are committed to treating all individuals with respect and dignity. It is every single personâ€™s responsibility to achieve and maintain a positive and progressive learning and working climate. We welcome each personâ€™s individual contribution.
We are committed to:
Respect and dignity for all. A fully inclusive environment. A culture of non-violence. Parental Involvement. Community Involvement. Supporting the Community. A tobacco-free environment
These principles guide the delivery of the Human Resources Department services:
â€˘ a service orientation
â€˘ a culture where the pursuit of excellence is worthy of attention and support
â€˘ an atmosphere that nurtures creativity and innovation
â€˘ a commitment to lifelong learning and focus on development
â€˘ engagement of all employees in the school districtâ€™s success
â€˘ integration of fun, satisfaction and celebration in our work
â€˘ enhancement of leadership capacity and building on employee strengths
â€˘ maintenance of an atmosphere of cooperation and team work
Director of Human Resources: Kyle Cormier
Human Resources Manager: Nathalie Labrie
Human Resources Officer (Support Staff): Darlene Chambers
TOC Dispatcher/HR Clerk: Leian Landstad
Administration Assistant: Tracey Ward