Safe & Caring Schools

 

 

PrincipalConsistent with its mission and vision, the Board of Trustees of East Central Alberta Catholic Separate Schools Regional Division No. 16 (“Board”) is committed to a safe, caring, respectful, inclusive and welcoming learning and teaching environment for all staff and students in accordance with Board Policy 1 – Foundation Statements.

To ensure that all members of the District’s school communities work together in an atmosphere of respect for the dignity of all persons, this Administrative Procedure is adopted to ensure that each student and staff member is provided with a welcoming, caring, respectful and safe learning environment that respects diversity and fosters a sense of belonging.

The Board will not tolerate harassment, bullying, intimidation or discrimination of students or staff as provided for in the AlbertaHuman Rights Act or the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms which includes discrimination on the basis of an individual’s actual or perceived differences, including sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression.

To achieve this goal, the Board requires that its schools and staff and students promote a welcoming, caring, respectful, safe learning environment that respects diversity and fosters a sense of belonging in accordance with the rights of staff and students under the following legislation and as reflected in District procedures:

• Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms.
• Alberta Human Rights Act.
• Alberta Bill of Rights.
• School Act.
• An Act to Support Gay-Straight Alliances
• Administrative Procedure 415 – Harassment
• Administrative Procedure 305 – Student Code of Conduct
• Administrative Procedure 103 – Channels of Communication
• Administrative Procedure 318 – Appeals Regarding Student Matters

Administrative Procedure 322 – SAFE AND CARING LEARNING ENVIRONMENTS FOR STUDENTS 

 

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