On January 31, 2017 the Board of Education approved Draft Policy 4117 SOGI (SEXUAL ORIENTATION GENDER IDENTITY) for distribution to reference groups for input.
On September 8, 2016 the Ministry of Education issued a directive requiring that all British Columbia school districts add explicit protections for LGBT students to their anti-bullying policies.
The existing policy was reviewed by the school district’s LGBTQ Advisory Group who identified areas within Policy 4117 LGBTQ that require updating to include the current terms, definitions and language as outlined in the Ministry of Education’s guidelines.
THE DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS REGARDING DRAFT POLICY 4117 SOGI IS APRIL 2, 2017.
On February 28, 2017 the Board of Education approved Draft Policy 4112.5 Administrative Appointments in principle and for distribution to reference groups for input prior to final approval.
THE DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS REGARDING DRAFT POLICY 4112.5 ADMINISTRATIVE APPOINTMENTS IS MAY 2, 2017.