Welcome to the School District No. 53 (Okanagan Similkameen) 'Staff' page.


Training Opportunities:

RTI training for secondary teachers - Aug 31 and Sept 1.  Registration is complete. Facilitator:  Shelley Moore from Richmond School District.  Location: Oliver Community Centre.

POPARD - 5 day training August 31- Sept 4. Registration is complete. Offered by a Provincial POPARD facilitator and held in the Annex.

FRIENDS - Grades 4-5 training for teachers.  Registration form will be coming from the Province.  To be held on Oct 23 Pro-D day.
(July 3, 2015)
BC PharmaCare and Generic Drug - important information on drastic increase cost in medications and how asking for generic drugs can save you money Click here for details
(July 3, 2015)
SD53 Employee Handbook Latest Update!  The EA handbook can now be found in the SD53 Employee Handbook. Find our SD53 Employee Handbook in FirstClass, in the 'All Staff' area, at the top click on the icon called 'SD53 Employee Handbook.docx'. Have a question regarding a practices or procedures? Check out the employee handbook!
(July 3, 2015)
The Value of Your Municipal Pension Plan Click here for details
(July 3, 2015)
Employee and Family Assistance Plan (Optum PPC Canada) - for information, advice and support available on LiveWell, Optum website is designed to help address issues affecting your personal life, work life, and health and wellbeing. LiveWell Life, Family & Relationships section includes information on relationships, beginning a family, parenting, caregiving, and safte and crisis planning. For details click on 'Employee & Family Wellness (Optum)' on the left side menu.
(July 3, 2015)
CaresNet Click here to submit your Pacific Blue Cross claims online or download the mobile app. What else can you do on-line? • see if your claim is approved • register for direct deposit • check plan coverage and limits • save service provider addresses • save your ID card to your mobile device • view dependent coverage
(July 3, 2015)
How to Submit your Leave Online - all district employees have easy access to 'MyAbsences' online. What can you do in `My Absenses'? • place a leave request for processing • request a replacement employee for your absence • review absences and/or dispatches • manage dispatch availability. To access 'My Absences' Click Here (this link is also available in the 'All Staff' area on your First Class desktop and on the top of the left side menu of this page).
(July 3, 2015)

Contact Information for payroll and human resources
click here
Teacher Pension Plan
For information on purchasing pensionable service for unpaid leaves
Click here for information
Municipal Pension Plan
For information on purchasing pensionable service for unpaid leaves
Click here for information
Worldwide Emergency Travel Assistance
Pacific Blue Cross offers Medi-Assist to members and their dependents who experience emergencies while traveling outside their provice of residence.
Click here for information
Travel Insurance
Pacific Blue Cross offers Voluntary Travel Insurance at a discounted price for those enrolled in group plans.
Click here for information
Optional Life Insurance
is available for your and your spouse. For more information contact payroll@sd53.bc.ca
Life Insurance
If you would like to change your life insurance beneficiary, or would like to confirm who you have listed as a beneficiary contact payroll@sd53.bc.ca

 Last Modified: 3 July,2015
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