Niagara Catholic District School Board
RECORDS AND INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
|Adopted: March 31, 1998
Revised: May 24, 2011
Policy No. 600.2
STATEMENT OF POLICY
The Niagara Catholic District School Board is committed to instituting and maintaining a comprehensive Records and Information Management Program for records and information that are accurate, authentic, reliable, trustworthy, support accountability, and are able to serve as evidence. Records and information shall be safely and securely maintained for as long as required by legislation and in accordance with the Records and Information Management program.
The objective of the Records and Information Management program is to support efficient and effective program and service delivery; to foster informed decision making; to facilitate accountability, transparency and collaboration; and to preserve and ensure access to records and information in accordance with the laws of Canada and Ontario and for the benefit of present and future generations.
The Records and Information Management Program applies to all records within the custody or under the control of the Board. This program addresses all aspects of the Board’s operations and all records made or received in the day-to-day operations of the school and the Board, regardless of the medium in which those records are stored and maintained.
All Board employees are responsible for the records and information they create and maintain to support the Board’s operations. All records, regardless of physical form or characteristics, are the property of the Board and subject to its control.
The Director of Education will issue Administrative Guidelines in support of this policy.