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Letter of Agreement - 7. Duties, Conflict, Conflicts of Interest and Confidentiality

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Article Index
Letter of Agreement
1. Purpose
2. General
3. Composition of the SAC
4. School Council Responsibilities and Commitments
5. School Board Commitments
6. Selection of Principal
7. Minister’s Commitments
8. Acceptance
1. General
2. Membership and Eligilibility
3. Elections
4. Community Members
5. SAC Executive
6. Procedure for Decision Making
7. Duties, Conflict, Conflicts of Interest and Confidentiality
8. Regular School Advisory Council Meetings
9. Sub-Committees
10. Discipline
11. Communication And Information Guidelines
12. Amendments to the Agreement and By-Laws
All Pages

7.         Duties, Conflict, Conflicts of Interest and Confidentiality

7.1       A Member has duty to:

(a)        faithfully, honestly, impartially and to the best of his or her judgement and ability perform his or her duties as a Member of the SAC;

(b)        disclose to the SAC any conflict of interest he or she may have with respect to any matter being dealt with by the SAC or a committee of the SAC and to leave any meeting while the matter which gives rise to the conflict of interest is being dealt with;

(c)        treat and deal with other Members, all members of the School Community, and PVEC’s Partners courteously, with respect and in good faith;

(d)        be accessible and available to receive concerns from the School Community, seek the advice and input of the sector of the School Community which he or she represents, and to be honest and candid in advancing the interests and views of the sector of the School Community which he or she represents;

(e)        advance and promote the interests of the School Community as a whole and the quality of education at PVEC;

(f)         not to hold him or herself out as representing the SAC or to speak on any issue for the SAC unless a position has been agreed to by the SAC and he or she has been authorized to act as spokesperson;

7.2       The SAC recognizes the need to try and resolve any conflicts or personal antagonisms that may arise through discussion at a meeting of the SAC.

7.3       If a conflict or antagonism is not resolve through discussion by the SAC,

(a)        the Chair may refer the matter to the School Board facilitator, and if the facilitator is unable to assist the antagonists and the SAC to resolve the matter,

(b)        the facilitator may request the Department of Education and Culture to try to mediate a resolution of the conflict.

7.4       The Chair may expel from a meeting any Member or observer who is acting in an actively antagonistic or abusive manner and by doing so is disrupting the proceedings of the SAC.

7.5       Without restricting the generality of By-Law 7.1(b), a Member has a conflict of interest if he or she is interested in a contract with PVEC as described in section 47 of the Act except that wherever the phrase “school board” is mentioned in that section it shall be replaced by “PVEC” for purposes of this By-Law.

7.6       Regardless of anything in By-Laws 7.1(b) and 7.5, the Principal and a Member who is a teacher, member of the support staff or a student shall not be considered biased or to be in a conflict of interest solely because he or she is the Principal, a teacher, member of the support staff or student.

7.7       All issues of specific name, student discipline and Principal hiring will be confidential and be dealt with by the SAC at in-camera meetings.

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