Thames Valley's Organizational Overview provides a comprehensive snapshot of our system and its structure. The document provides a description of the five Executive Superintendencies in our system -- Director's Services, Business Services, Human Resource Services, Operations Services and Program Services. It also outlines the roles and responsibilities of each of our Board's departments and sub-departments, as well as identifying our system's administrators (senior, school and other central/support). Introduction
Director's Services The Director’s Services Branch supports student learning and public education in a number of ways, such as providing professional development opportunities for staff, fundraising for student scholarships, awards and learning activities, promoting internal and external communications and performing the corporate administrative duties of the Board.
Business Services Business Services provides a broad range of financial and business functions to the system. The department is responsible to provide fiscal management and accountability for Board funds. Responsibility includes the effective management and administration of departments including Finance, Payroll, Custodial, Maintenance, School Renewal and Construction, Supply Management, Transportation, Distribution Centre, Printing, Insurance and Food Services. In addition, the Executive Superintendent of Business is responsible for performing the duties of Treasurer of the Board as required under the Education Act.
Operations Services Operations Services provides supervision and support to 178 schools and approximately 77,500 students within the Thames Valley District School Board. Operations Services is committed to providing services to all the communities that we serve:
ensuring that decisions focus on student learning
ensuring a focus on school improvement
being responsible to school community initiatives
recognizing that school-based decision-making within established parameters supports and enhances learning
ensuring that the community, trustees, and staff understand the access points for decision-making and problem-solving, and that these access points are communicated to all stakeholders
ensuring accountability through the consistent implementation of policies and procedures
Program Services Program Services has the responsibility for Curriculum, Staff Development programs, Special Education Programs and Services, Information Technology Services, Environmental Education, Technology, Library and Media Services and First Nations programs.