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Okanagan Mission Secondary
Excellence Through Effort
Student Support Services

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OKM's Student Support Services provide a multifaceted approach to meeting all students' personal and learning needs. Our aim is to help each student function to his/her potential. ​


Aboriginal Education:

O​ur Advocate assists and supports Aboriginal Students and families, and acts as a liaison between the school and the home.​

Please contact Ms. Femi Vrtar EMAIL​

At OKM on Monday, Tuesday & Thursday

Principal's Message​

Academic Intervention:​​

This mandated, after school program has been implemented to ensure that success of students who are failing in their course work.​

Please contact Ms.Jill Robinson EMAIL​

Behavior Support:

Our Behaviour support staff find innovative ways to help struggling students succeed in school.​

Please contact Ms.Lynn Simpson EMAIL

Career Life Programs:​​

Our goal is for every student to graduate with a meaningful career/life plan and the skills, credentials, and experience to achieve that plan.​

Please contact Ms.Jill Robinson EMAIL​

Career Life Programs WEBSITE CLICK HERE​

Counselling​:

We offer a variety of services to students, parents and staff. We do personal counselling, crisis intervention as well as course and postsecondary planning.​

Surnames A-H - Please contact Ms.Marilyn Green EMAIL
Surnames I-M - Please contact Ms.Solenn Dishaw EMAIL
Surnames N-Z- Please contact Ms.Lorna Proch EMAIL

Counselling WEBSITE CLICK HERE

International Education​ & English Language Learner Support:

We support our visiting International students and provide English Language Support for visiting and graduating students for whom English is a second language.

Please contact Ms.Katie Pallos-Haden EMAIL

​Learning Assistance:

Supports students who face academic challenges or who need adaptations put into place to enable them to be academically successful.​

Please contact Ms.Beth Parks EMAIL

Resource Programming:

We provide special education services to ensure that all students have equal access to learning.

Please contact Ms.Jen McLeod EMAIL

Mental Health Advocate:

Please contact Mr. David Guthrie EMAIL

RCMP School Resource Officer:

Please Constable Anne Guenther EMAIL

Alcohol and Drug Treatment Services:

ARC Counsellors work within the schools to provide on -site, immediate support to youth.

ARC Counsellors for OKM are:
Ginger Nickoli (Gr. 10-12) - 250-215-4455 (Ginger.Nickoli@sd23.bc.ca)
Kristi Field (Gr. 7-9) - 250-212-6441 (Kristi.Essler@sd23.bc.ca)