Board Policies & Administrative Procedures
Initial Approval: 2012 August 31
Last Amended: 2020 February 07
Last Reviewed: 2020 February 07
To ensure that standard terms used in policies, administrative procedures, handbooks and other documents are clearly defined.
This procedure applies to all staff developing documents for the Division.
The following is a glossary of terms often used in policies, administrative procedures and handbooks. This list is not intended to be exhaustive.
Board – Chinook’s Edge School Division Board of Trustees
Corporate Secretary – the person appointed and employed as the secretary of the Division pursuant to Section 68 of the Education Act
Division – is the only way Chinook’s Edge School Division may be referred to in documents.
Parent – the person or legal guardian of a student Principal – a teacher designated as a principal or acting principal
School – any school in the Division
School Administration – Principal or Vice-Principal of a School
School Council – as established under section 55 of the Education Act
Students – all students registered in a School within the Division
Superintendent – the Superintendent of the Division or a person designated to act on the Superintendent’s behalf Support
Staff – all staff except the Superintendent, Associate Superintendents, teachers, department heads and Directors.
Teacher – an individual, employed by the Board, who holds a certificate of qualification as a teacher under the Education Act
Treasurer – the person appointed and employed as the Treasurer of the Division pursuant to Section 68 of the Education Act
Trustee – member of the Board
REFERENCE AND LINKS
2012 August Legal review
2019 Dec 15 Reviewed
2020 Feb 07 Revised