Contacts » Contacts


Admin/Teaching ​​Staff 

Allen Beckingham (Director of Instruction - Teaching & Learning)
[email protected]

Dustin Hyde (Vice-Principal of Indigenous Education)
[email protected]
Twitter: @dmanhyde

Tanya Hall (District Indigenous Teacher)
(Princess Margaret)
[email protected]

Marcus Blair (Success Advisor)
(Summerland Secondary School)
[email protected]

Eva Koch (Success Advisor)
(Pen High)
[email protected]

District Support Staff

Claire Chester  (Indigenous Youth and Family Support Worker)
[email protected]

Sienna Gabriel (Cultural Coordinator)
[email protected]

Jillian Johnston (Admin. Assistant)
[email protected].

​Indigenous Education Support Workers

Secondary Schools


Penticton Secondary

Chris Ward    [email protected]

Lisa Stephens    [email protected] 


Princess Margaret Secondary

Jolanda Poetshch


Summerland Secondary School

Sandra Hussey    [email protected]


Middle Schools


KVR Middle School

Fiona Anthony    [email protected]

Vicki Rogall    [email protected]


Skaha Lake Middle School

Pam Fisher [email protected] 

Jolanda Poetsch    [email protected]

Tabitha Smith  [email protected] 

Summerland Middle School

Catey Lewis    [email protected]



Elementary Schools


Carmi Elementary

Ava Allison    [email protected]


Columbia Elementary

Adam Dinsmore    [email protected]


Giant's Head Elementary

Tina Martin    [email protected]


Kaleden Elementary & Naramata Elementary

Piper Alexander  [email protected] 


Naramata Elementary

Piper Alexander  [email protected] 


Parkway Elementary

Jodi Blade  [email protected] 


Queen's Park Elementary

Alison Reigh    [email protected] 


Trout Creek Elementary

Erica Matyas [email protected] 


Uplands Elementary

Ava Allison    [email protected]


West Bench Elementary

Erica Matyas [email protected] 


Wiltse Elementary

Adam Dinsmore    [email protected]



ConnectEd - Junior & Senior Alternate

April Young  [email protected] 




Community Contacts & Social Media

Penticton Secondary School

Indigenous Program FACEBOOK Link for Parents & Students