Parents and guardians of a student who is entitled to an educational program in Central Okanagan Public Schools may appeal the decision of an employee of the school board which significantly affects the education, health or safety of a student. The following steps should be followed:
1. Parent will meet with employee to solve the problem, e.g. teacher.
2. Parent will meet with the employee’s supervisor to solve the problem, e.g. principal.
3. Parent will meet with the superintendent or designate to solve the problem, e.g. director.
If at this point, the issue remains unsolved and the parent is not satisfied, the parent has the right to a final appeal to the Board of Education. Please click here to be linked to this policy. This district policy is in place to help ensure that effective communication is part of the problem solving process and that parents and schools work as partners in providing quality education to their students.