Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity
Parkland School Division has a responsibility to ensure that each student enrolled in a school operated by the Board and each staff member employed by the Board is provided with a welcoming, caring, respectful and safe learning environment that respects diversity and fosters a sense of belonging.
The Division affirms the rights of each staff member employed by the Division and each student enrolled in a school operated by the Division as provided for in the Alberta Human Rights Act and the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. Staff members and students will not be discriminated against as provided for in the Alberta Human Rights Act or the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms.
In Parkland School Division, everyone is accepted and experiences a sense of belonging.
In full adherence to the Alberta Human Rights Act, "all persons are equal in: dignity, rights and responsibilities without regard to race, religious beliefs, colour, gender, gender identity, gender expression, physical disability, mental disability, age, ancestry, place of origin, marital status, source of income, family status or sexual orientation".
In Parkland School Division, every student has meaningful contributions to make.
Related Assurance Element(s)
Element 2: Students demonstrate Well-Being
Element 3: Teachers and Leaders Model, Promote and Support Success and Wellness
Element 10: The Learning Community Promotes Care, Respect and Safety