The Division of Business and Operations provides the support function to the instruction of the children who attend Lethbridge School Division. The division is responsible for a budget of more $130 million which serves the educational needs of over 11,800 students.
The Division of Business and Operations oversees the Finance, Technology, and the Facilities Departments. The Division of Business and Operations also handles transportation services, insurance/risk management, legal matters, grievances, arbitrations and is involved in collective bargaining.
Kids are our Business!
The Finance Department provides support and is responsible for the Division's budget and financial processing and information. This department includes payroll, benefits, purchasing, accounts payables, accounts receivables, and reporting. This department also assists each of the schools with their budget and financial requirements. Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy (FOIP) is also administered in Finance.
The Technology Department provides support and is responsible for all of the Division's technology requirements. This department maintains all of the Division's networks, system security, purchase/maintenance of all of the computer equipment, and assist in integration of technology into the curriculum to maximize student learning.
The Facility Services Department provides support and is responsible for the construction, operation, maintenance, caretaking, safety and security of all schools and other facilities throughout the Division.
The Transportation Services provides support and is responsible for all activities of transporting students to, from and between schools. There are over 4,000 students transported within our Division, including students with special needs.