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Board Policies

Policies support the important governance function of YK1's Board of Trustees. The following policies define the role of the Board, the role of the superintendent, and the delegation of authority from the Board to the superintendent. 

Policies also include: 

  1. Foundational statements which provide guidance and direction for all activities within the District
  2. Directions for how the Board, its committees and representatives function and how individual Trustees are to conduct themselves
  3. Statements as to how appeals and hearings will be conducted and
  4. Specific matters that the Board has chosen not to delegate to the superintendent



YK1 BOARD POLICIES

YK1 INTERPRETATION & DEFINITIONS



POLICY 1

BOARD MANDATE, BELIEFS & GOALS



POLICY 2

ROLE OF THE BOARD



POLICY 3

ROLE OF THE TRUSTEE



POLICY 4

TRUSTEE CODE OF CONDUCT



POLICY 5

BOARD BY-LAWS



POLICY 6

ROLE OF THE BOARD CHAIRPERSON



POLICY 7

ROLE OF THE BOARD VICE-CHAIRPERSON



POLICY 8

COMMITTEES OF THE BOARD



POLICY 9

BOARD DELEGATION OF AUTHORITY



POLICY 10

ROLE OF THE SUPERINTENDENT



POLICY 11

RECRUITMENT, SELECTION & RECOGNITION OF PERSONNEL



POLICY 12

HEARINGS ON TEACHER MATTERS



POLICY 13

TEACHING STAFF REDUCTIONS



POLICY 14

STUDENT DISCIPLINE



POLICY 15

APPEALS & HEARINGS REGARDING STUDENT MATTERS



POLICY 16

PARENT ADVISORY COUNCILS



POLICY 17

RETURN TO WORK



POLICY 18

HEALTH & SAFETY



POLICY 19 

NUTRITION IN SCHOOLS



POLICY 20

BULLYING PREVENTION & INTERVENTION



POLICY 21

DUTY TO REPORT



POLICY 22

HARASSMENT PREVENTION & RESOLUTION



POLICY 26

NAMING & RENAMING OF SCHOOL BUILDINGS & SCHOOL AREAS



Comments or questions? Feedback can be sent to Carla Kinakin, Chair of the Policy Committee, at carla.kinakin@yk1.nt.ca, or Mike Gibbins, Communications, at mike.gibbins@yk1.nt.ca. Draft policies can be accessed here.

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