Parent Responsibility

As partners in the education of our students, we appreciate the support we receive from our parent community to ensure success for our students. We are closely supported in this endeavor by our provincial government as outlined in the Education Act section 32 A parent has the prior right to choose the kind of education that shall be provided to the parent’s child as a partner in education has the responsibility to:

  • To act as a primary guide and decision-maker with respect to the child’s education,
  • To take an active role in the child’s educational success, including assisting the student in complying with section 32,
  • To ensure the child attends school regularly,
  • To ensure the parent’s conduct contributes to a welcoming, caring, respectful and safe learning environment
  • To co-operate and collaborate with school staff to support the delivery of specialized supports and services to the child,
  • To encourage, foster and advance collaborative, positive and respectful relationships with teachers, principals, other school staff and professionals providing supports and services in the school, and
  • To engage in the student’s school community.

Education Act – Section 32

Student Responsibility

A student, as a partner in education, has the responsibility to

a.attend school regularly and punctually,

b.be ready to learn and actively engage in and diligently pursue the student’s education,

c.ensure that the student’s conduct contributes to a welcoming, caring, respectful and safe learning

environment that respects diversity and fosters a sense of belonging,

d.respect the rights of others in the school,

e.refrain from, report and not tolerate bullying or bullying behaviour directed toward others in the

school, whether or not it occurs within the school building, during the school day or by electronic

means,

f.comply with the rules of the school and the policies of the board,

g.co-operate with everyone authorized by the board to provide education programs and other

services,

h. be accountable to the student’s teachers and other school staff for the student’s conduct, and

i.positively contribute to the student’s school and community.

Education Act – Section 31

Alberta School Act

Parent Responsibility

As partners in the education of our students, we appreciate the support we receive from our parent community to ensure success for our students. We are closely supported in this endeavor by our provincial government as outlined in the Education Act section 32 A parent has the prior right to choose the kind of education that shall be provided to the parent’s child as a partner in education has the responsibility to:

  • To act as a primary guide and decision-maker with respect to the child’s education,
  • To take an active role in the child’s educational success, including assisting the student in complying with section 32,
  • To ensure the child attends school regularly,
  • To ensure the parent’s conduct contributes to a welcoming, caring, respectful and safe learning environment
  • To co-operate and collaborate with school staff to support the delivery of specialized supports and services to the child,
  • To encourage, foster and advance collaborative, positive and respectful relationships with teachers, principals, other school staff and professionals providing supports and services in the school, and
  • To engage in the student’s school community.

Education Act – Section 32

Student Responsibility

A student, as a partner in education, has the responsibility to

a.attend school regularly and punctually,

b.be ready to learn and actively engage in and diligently pursue the student’s education,

c.ensure that the student’s conduct contributes to a welcoming, caring, respectful and safe learning

environment that respects diversity and fosters a sense of belonging,

d.respect the rights of others in the school,

e.refrain from, report and not tolerate bullying or bullying behaviour directed toward others in the

school, whether or not it occurs within the school building, during the school day or by electronic

means,

f.comply with the rules of the school and the policies of the board,

g.co-operate with everyone authorized by the board to provide education programs and other

services,

h. be accountable to the student’s teachers and other school staff for the student’s conduct, and

i.positively contribute to the student’s school and community.

Education Act – Section 31