Letter from the Board - Guidelines in PRSD Policy

Letter from the Board - Guidelines in PRSD Policy

At the February 16, 2016 regular board meeting The Peace River School Division Board of Trustees approved Policy 5.35 – Welcoming, Caring, Respectful and Safe Learning Environments.

This policy includes the recommended best practices recently released in Alberta Education’s Guidelines for Best Practices for creating learning environments that respect diverse sexual orientations, gender identities and gender expressions. A copy of the policy can be found here and administrative procedure that will accompany the policy will also be made available when it is completed.

Chairman of the Board, Darren Kuester has written a letter clarifying and communicating the board’s position on Policy 5.35 and the Guidelines which was sent out to staff and parents earlier this week, and can also be found here.