To: CMSD82 Parents, Guardians and Care Givers
Re: BCTF Phase One Provincial Job Action
The British Columbia Teachers’ Federation (BCTF) has announced that strike activity will commence by their members in all B.C. school districts on Wednesday, April 23, 2014. In accordance with the 2014 Essential Services Order issued by the Labour Relations Board, teachers must continue to provide services designated as essential.
During phase one of this strike you need to be aware of the following information:
- Teachers will not be supervising students before school, at recess or after school. Supervision duties will be performed by non-union district staff, as well as by school principals and vice principals, and some teachers in more rural areas where there is no district staff available.
- Schools will start approximately 10-15 minutes… Continue reading
Coast Mountains School District wishes to announce the appointment of Ms. Kory Tanner to the position of Accountant effective May 1, 2014. Kory’s experience includes working as an Accounting Clerk since July 2009 in the district’s Finance Department and as the district-wide BCeSIS Coordinator (Student Records Help Desk) as well as her background knowledge of the district in her various support staff roles over the past 17 years.
In addition to a Business Technology Accounting Certificate received through the Northwest Community College Terrace Campus, Kory holds a St. John Ambulance Occupational First Aid Level III certification.
We extend our congratulations to Kory on her appointment and wish her every success in her new position.
The March Board Meeting was highlighted by the attendance of Coast Mountains School District’s new Superintendent of Schools, Katherine McIntosh, who will assume her new role on May 5, 2014. The Suwilaawks Community School drummers provided a special greeting, performing three songs to welcome Katherine to our school district. Special meeting guest, Jay Yule, Superintendent of Schools with the Powell River School District, gave a presentation that outlined the trades and technical training program in operation within their school district for the past several years.
TransCanada representatives, Shaheen Kassam, Senior Community Relations Advisor and Adrian Carlick, Community Relations Liaison, were welcomed to the meeting to present a $9,279.00 grant towards… Continue reading
CMSD82 News Release – Leadership Staffing News (P. Mouland & J. Meyer Appointments) (PDF Format Bulletin)
The Coast Mountains Board of Education is pleased to announce the following leadership staffing appointments.
Currently teaching at Nechako Elementary School in Kitimat, Ms. Mouland is moving to Uplands Elementary School in Terrace to assume the position of Vice Principal. Pat will assume her new position upon the replacement of her present role.
She holds a Bachelor of Education Degree in Elementary Education with a Special Education minor from the University of Alberta and a Master of Education Degree in Curriculum and Development from the University of British Columbia.
A long time and highly respected Kitimat educator, Pat is a master teacher with a keen interest in early learning, literacy and success for all learners. The experience and knowledge that she brings to Uplands will… Continue reading
Coast Mountains School District is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Travis Elwood to the position of Director of Facility Services effective March 1, 2014.
As a certified Journeyman Carpenter and Cabinet Maker, Travis brings a strong maintenance background to his new position. Prior to joining the school district in July 2009, Travis owned and managed a construction business in the Terrace area for many years. In 2012, Travis was promoted to Maintenance Supervisor where he has proven to be a valuable member of the school district’s Maintenance Team.
Born and raised in Terrace, Travis’ work history with the school district is characterized by hard work, reliability and a professional approach to creating high quality learning environments for all students.
Coast Mountains School District is most fortunate to have Travis… Continue reading