Request for Proposals K-12 School Design

The Board of Education of School District No. 50 (Haida Gwaii) is looking to contract with a qualified individual consultant or organization to facilitate community engagement activities in support of its development of a design for a kindergarten to grade 12 school in Masset, BC.

Project Timeline: January 2019 to February 2019, with possible extension

Project Scope

The contracted consultant or organization will help plan and implement community engagement activities with the goal of seeking input from the District’s community stakeholders in development of the design to renovate Gudangaay Tlaats’gaa Naay Secondary to support students from kindergarten to grade 12.

Key components of the work will likely include:

  • Designing and planning of community engagement activities in consultation with District leadership.
  • Aid with community engagement activities/meetings by providing communication and outreach, content development, and facilitation of discussions.
  • Providing full reports from all community engagement activities/meetings including 1) detailed notes from each meeting, 2) summary report and implications, and 3) documentation of high level findings.

Qualifications

  • Resident of Haida Gwaii.
  • Experience in related field (nonprofit, foundations, community development) with proven track record of mission-driven work built on deep understanding of strong engagement with the communities it serves.
  • Knowledge and experience with northern Haida Gwaii communities.
  • Outstanding written, oral/public and visual communication skills.
  • Expertise in community engagement, facilitation, and communications strategies.
  • Ability to work effectively independently and in close collaboration with diverse constituents including in group settings.

Proposal Requirements

Prospective contractors are requested to submit the following information via email to jyovnanovich@sd50.bc.ca by Friday, January 4, 2019 with Subject Line filled as “RFP: Community Engagement – (Your/Organization Name)”.

  • Cover letter
  • Resume/CV or Organizational Qualifications
  • Contact information for three professional references
  • Contract budget

For any questionsabout the RFP, contact Joanne Yovanvich at jyovanovich@sd50.bc.ca.

Board Meeting October 30th

The Board Meeting will be held on October 30th commencing at 6:00 PM at Sk’aadgaa Naay Elementary School in Skidegate; agenda package to follow

September 4, 2018 School Hours

BOARD OF EDUCATION

SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 50

(HAIDA GWAII)

 SCHOOL OPENING HOURS

 

School is back in session for the students and staff of School District No. 50 (Haida Gwaii) on Tuesday, September 4, 2018.  The following times are in effect for Tuesday, September 4, 2018 only:

 

Agnes L. Mathers Elementary Jr. Secondary            9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Gudangaay Tlaats’gaa Naay Secondary                 8:45 AM to 11:35 AM

Port Clements Elementary                                              9:00 AM to 12:05 PM

GidgalangKuuyas Naay Secondary                          8:45 AM to 12:30 PM

Sk’aadgaa Naay Elementary                                       8:55 AM to 12:00 PM

Tahayghen Elementary                                                   9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Bussing will be in effect for Opening day.  Return bussing will be adjusted to accommodate the above schedule.  Please monitor the district website for any amendments at www.sd50.bc.ca.

 

Draft policies

Policies reflect the principles adopted by the Board of Education, which create a framework within which the Superintendent ofSchools can discharge her duties (policies tell what is wanted, why and to what extent).  As policy is what directs schools and administration, we invite you to share your thoughts with the board about the following draft policies:

Please take the time to respond using the attached policy revisions form  and return it to my attention at the district administration office or to this email by May 21, 2018 at 3:00 PM.

School District 50 Arts Festival 

School District 50 Arts Festival
Monday, April 30th
Haida Heritage Centre at Kay Llnagaay
11:00am to 5:00pm
Performing Arts start at 3:30pm in the Performing House.
Art work will be up for approximately two weeks in the foyer of the Haida Heritage Centre.

Notice of Open Public Meetings

THE BOARD OF EDUCATION, SCHOOL DISTRICT 50, HAIDA GWAII INVITES YOU

TO ATTEND PUBLIC MEETINGS
ON THE FUTURE OF MASSET SCHOOLS.

The Board is currently seeking input from parents, community members and others with respect to the potential closure of Tahayghen Elementary School.

There will be two open public consultation sessions facilitated by Haida Gwaii’s Co+Host consultants:


In Old Massett

Monday, March 5, 2018 Starting at 6 pm
At the
Old Massett Community Hall/Recreation Centre


In Masset

Thursday, March 8, 2018 Starting at 6 pm
At the
Howard Phillips Centre


Snacks will be provided

Comments and feedback are also encouraged and welcome by filling out the feedback form. ClickHere