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Kivalliq School Operations

Kivalliq School Operations

Kivalliq School Operations (KivSO) is one of three Regional School Operations (RSOs) in Nunavut. The KivSO supervises and administers activities for twelve public schools offering kindergarten through grade 12 programs. Its executive director reports directly to the assistant deputy minister. The main office for the KivSO is located in Baker Lake.


Responsibilities and Services

The KivSO is responsible for the day-to-day operation of schools, supervision of teaching staff, liaising with District Education Authorities (DEAs), and overseeing the delivery of educational programs and services for kindergarten to grade 12, under the direction of the Department of Education.  


The KivSO is also responsible for:

  • hiring teachers and principals

  • providing relocation assistance

  • supporting school staff in various grades, levels, and subjects through its program consultants

  • approving leaves and tracking school staff attendance

  • offering in-services on curriculum and programming initiatives

  • working with and supporting the local District Education Authority (DEAs)



For an overview of the KivSO’s organization please see this chart.



P.O. Box 90

Baker Lake, NU

X0C 0A0

Tel: (867) 793-2803 (CST)

Fax: (867) 793-2008

KivSO's Learning Community website