April 13, 2022 Board Meeting News

April 16th, 2022

Regional Office –

Changes to long service awards

The Board of Trustees of Pembina Hills School Division believe that staff are the division’s greatest asset. At their April 13th regular meeting, the board considered the several ways to recognize the division’s long serving staff.

Following a thorough review of historical practices and a comparison to other school jurisdictions, the board approved some important changes to Policy 21 Long Service Awards and Recognition

  • Staff will continue to be recognized for every 5 years of service
  • The recipient will be awarded a cash value to choose an item from an online store. 
  • Award amounts have been increased — $10 per year of service up to a maximum of $350. 

Board receives transportation assurance report

Transportation Director Shantelle Haitel presented the board with a detailed report on the transportation services the division provides to our students. Haitel shared an overview of the department’s operations, as well as some of the key projects and challenges that the department faces each year.

The board expressed their appreciation for the staff and the care that they put into the safe transportation of Pembina Hills students.

Financial update projects small surplus

The board received a report outlining the financial operations of the division for the first six months of the school year. Overall, the school division’s finances are on budget, and the current projection is for a small surplus.


Check out the board meeting agenda and minutes for more information. 

View a recording of the meeting here.


The next school board meeting will be held at Regional Office on April 27, 2022 starting at 9:00 a.m.