Black Gold School Division

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Administration

Black Gold School Division administration is responsible for the development of internal strategies that reflect the Board-established policies and priorities, as well as Provincial education legislation, policies and standards.

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Our Core Values and Strategic Direction brochure (downloadable/printable PDF)

Our Mission:

To Inspire Success.

Our Values:

  • Student–Centred Learning
    Learning begins with, and is focused on, the student. In support of this, every member of the School Division engages in active learning, with the purpose of creating the best experience for our students and staff.  We work and learn in healthy school communities. We celebrate the light bulb moments with students and staff alike. We work hard and we have fun too.
  • Relationships
    We foster positive relationships based on respect and trust. We make meaningful connections with each other that strengthen over time. We don’t give up on students or each other. We are proud of the relationships that we build within our schools, within our communities and the world that we call home.
  • Safe, Supportive Environment
    We create an inclusive environment that values diversity and is supportive and safe for all. We value the health and wellness of every member of our school community and commit ourselves to sustain this in a welcoming and positive culture every day.
  • Passion
    We create an inclusive environment that values diversity and is supportive and safe for all. We value the health and wellness of every member of our school community and commit ourselves to sustain this in a welcoming and positive culture every day.
  • Responsible Resource Management
    We honour and acknowledge that we are active and welcoming members of a larger community and share resources with them. We ensure that students and staff have the tools they need to succeed.  We manage our financial, capital and human resources responsibly. We have a reputation for being innovative and for applying technology wisely. We value each person who chooses to work with us and commit to helping them to develop their skills and talents. Time is a precious resource and we use it wisely.

Our Strategic Direction

Priority: Success

Promote growth that leads to success for every student from Prekindergarten through to postsecondary, providing multiple pathways and a focus for all learners.

GOAL 1
A higher number of children begin Grade 1 with key milestones in emotional, social, intellectual and physical developmental met.

GOAL 2
High learning expectations and achievement for the foundational skills in literacy and numeracy are promoted, with particular attention to students in need of additional support.

GOAL 3
A greater number of students achieve learning outcomes and have the knowledge and skills they need to make informed education and career/life choices.

GOAL 4
All staff and students will model the character and people skills* necessary to establish positive relationships, effective work practices and good citizenship.
*Communication, teamwork, adaptability, problem solving, creativity, work ethic, interpersonal skills, time management, leadership, attention to detail.

Priority: Wellness

Build safe, positive, healthy environments for learning and working to nurture student and staff well-being. (supportive).

GOAL 1
Students, staff and parents contribute to a safe, welcoming, healthy and inclusive learning and working environment that welcomes diversity and promotes personal and professional growth and wellness.

GOAL 2
Students and staff learn and work in environments that are clean, safe, sustainable and well maintained.

GOAL 3
Data is used to inform decisions that optimize the distribution of resources.

Priority: Engagement and Partnerships

Engage our educational partners to enhance public education and respect the diversity of our communities.

GOAL 1
Families and school communities are engaged in their children’s education.

GOAL 2
Partnerships with community organizations are cultivated to support the growth, development, well-being and success of students of all abilities.

GOAL 3
The school experience is enhanced by providing high quality curricular, co-curricular and extracurricular opportunities for students within the Division through the use of available resources.