“School families have expressed concerns about proposed amendments to the Education Act introduced on Wednesday, June 5—particularly as they pertain to gay-straight alliances, or GSAs. Elk Island Public Schools remains committed to the protection of vulnerable students, and to maintaining a welcoming, caring, respectful and safe learning and working environment for students and staff. The Division will continue to adhere to its established policies and administrative procedures at all its schools.” — Trina Boymook, Board Chair, EIPS

 

RELATED INFORMATION:
Board Policy 19, Welcoming, Caring, Respectful and Safe Learning and Working Environments
Administrative Procedure 311, Welcoming, Caring, Respectful and Safe Learning Environments for Students
Administrative Procedure 170, Welcoming, Caring, Respectful and Safe Learning and Working Environments
Administrative Procedure 250, Student Code of Conduct
Supporting Sexual Minority Students, Staff and Families

 

Elk Island Public School is one of Alberta’s largest school divisions, serving approximately 17,150 students in 43 schools. We are proud to be an integral part of our communities, including Sherwood Park, Fort Saskatchewan, Vegreville, Strathcona and Lamont counties and the western portion of the County of Minburn. To learn more visit www.eips.ca.

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For more infomation contact:
Laura McNabb, Director, Communication Services, EIPS 780-417-8204 cell 780-405-4902