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District School Board Ontario North East
Policy Consultation

‚ÄčAt any given time, District School Board Ontario North East Trustees and staff are developing various policies that guide staff in the implementation of Board or Ministry of Education initiatives. All NEW policies receive three separate readings by the Board before they are approved for use. 

New policies and revised DRAFTS of current policies are posted on this page for your information and as part of our consultation process. Parents, School Council members, staff, students, and members of the community are invited to submit comments and suggestions using the feedback form below.

NEW Policies (Pending)

The following policies are awaiting approval. They are available here for your information and consultation. Should you have comments or suggestions, please send them to us feedback on the form below.

‚ÄčNEW Policy name:
‚Äčdue to the Board for motion(s)
‚ÄčStudent Exchanges
‚Äčto be posted
‚ÄčOctober 2019
‚ÄčService Animals in Schools
March 2020
(submit comments by Feb. 24'20)

Revision of current Policies 

DSB Ontario North East reviews our policies regularly and revises them as needed to meet new and updated legislation and/or update relevance of rationale, definitions and the policy statement.

Policies being considered for revision will be listed here, with the draft(s) being posted prior to Board approval to allow for public input: Changes to the Policy are highlighted in yellow.  The Procedures attached to the Policy are included with the Policy but they are administrative and are therefore received, not approved, by the Board of Trustees.

‚ÄčPolicy name & number:
DRAFT with revisions (will be added when available)
‚Äčrevised Policy due to the Board for motion of receipt, then to the Board for approval (with Procedures to be received) on:
‚ÄčAppropriate Dress 2.1.14
‚Äčto be posted
‚ÄčJune 2'20  and June 16'20
‚ÄčFlag Raising 1.2.7
‚Äčto be posted
‚ÄčMay 5'20 and May 19'20
‚ÄčCanvassing & Fundraising 2.1.17
‚Äčto be posted
‚ÄčFeb 4 '20  & Feb 18 '20
‚ÄčCommunications - Advocacy 1.2.20
‚Äčto be posted
‚ÄčApril 21 '20 & May 5 '20
‚ÄčCommunications Policy - Board Advertising 1.2.21
‚Äčto be posted
April 21 '20 & May 5 '20
‚ÄčFirst Nation, Metis and Inuit Voluntary Self-Identification 2.1.25
‚Äčto be posted
April 21 '20 & May 5 '20
‚ÄčCopyright Policy and Fair Dealing Guidelines 1.2.28
‚Äčto be posted
Feb 4 '20 & Feb 18 '20
‚ÄčRecords Retention 1.2.19
‚Äčto be posted
‚ÄčApril 7 '20 and April 21 '20
‚ÄčViolence in the Workplace 1.2.28
‚Äčto be posted
Fall 2019
‚ÄčConfidentiality of Staff Medical Records 1.2.25
‚Äčto be posted
‚ÄčApril 21 '20 & May 5 '20
‚ÄčPSSP Performance Appraisal 1.2.18
‚Äčto be posted
‚ÄčApril 7 '20 & April 21 '20
‚ÄčProtocol for Reporting Teacher Professional Misconduct 1.2.14
‚Äčto be posted
‚ÄčApril 21 '20 & May 5 '20
‚ÄčSafe Workplaces and Learning Environments 1.2.29
‚Äčto be posted
‚ÄčApril 21 '20 & May 5 '20
‚ÄčSpecial Education - Specialized Equipment 2.1.22
‚Äčto be posted
‚Äč‚ÄčApril 7 '20 & April 21 '20

Policy Consultation Feedback

Your feedback is sought in the development and revision of policies. Please send us any comments, suggestions or questions you have regarding a particular policy listed above. All input is appreciated.

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