The Coast Mountains School District School Board hired an independent consultant to examine issues raised by teachers, parents, community members and partner groups regarding recent administrative changes.
Board chairperson Shar McCrory wrote in a letter on June 16 that the board “has decided to undertake a thorough review of the issues” and that the consultant “will gather the relevant information, assess the issues that have been raised and make report to the board of education “.
“The purpose of this process is to address concerns that have been raised about collaboration within the school district and to identify processes for moving forward, with priority given to well-being and well-being. learning district students, ”the letter said. bed.
The exam will begin on June 18 and run through the fall.
The objective of the review is “not to change recent decisions made regarding leadership and vice-leadership reallocations, but to move forward with input from our communities, including partner groups,” which will include the interests of students, staff and leaders of all schools in the area. “
Earlier this month, Superintendent Katherine McIntosh told the Standard terrace the district commits to review its current reassignment process.
This post follows a 99 percent vote of no confidence in the superintendent from teachers in Terrace, Kitimat and Hazelton. Numerous protests have also taken place since it was announced last April that Trustees Pam Kawinsky, Phillip Barron and Cory Killoran will take up classroom teaching positions this fall.
A parent-led petition calling for these directors to remain in their current positions has garnered 1,162 signatures to date.
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