At the regular public meeting of the board of education held Tuesday, February 7, Superintendent Patricia Gartland announced that the Forbes Canada's Best Employers 2023 list includes School District No. 43!
Forbes magazine is published 8 times per year and features articles on business, finance, investing, and marketing in addition to related topics like technology, science, and politics. The publication is well-known in particular for its lists and rankings, like the Forbes list of the World's Most Powerful People, and the World's Billionaires list. This is an important recognition for the district and came about via anonymous surveys with actual employees gathered by Forbes. An honour such as this highlights our positive employee culture and speaks to the talents and support leaders in our district exemplify. Superintendent Gartland is proud to share this positive news with the SD43 community, the province, and globally to further solidify SD43's reputation. In directions 2025 strategic vision, an objective is to be an employer of choice in order to build capacity and to attract and retain talented staff.. The fact that SD43 is the only public school district in BC, and one of only 5 across the country that made the Forbes Best Employer list should make everyone feel proud of their role in this organization.