Problem Resolution Policy for the
Saratoga Union School District
|•||Concerned school personnel shall respond to a call for an appointment as soon as possible, but at least within five working days.|
|•||Conferences should be by appointment and at a time that will not interrupt professional or instructional activities.|
|•||Participants in the process may include parents, students, staff, administrators and board members. Parents and teachers are encouraged to include students, as appropriate.|
|•||The person bringing the problem to the attention of school or district personnel will be known as the [Initiator]; the school or district person to whom the problem is addressed will be known as the [Responder.]|
|•||Either the Initiator or the Responder may request (by mutual consent) that a third person, a mediator, be present to assist with the facilitation of the process.|
|•||Training in the process will be provided to all members of the school community|
|•||If resolution is not obtained through the problem resolution process, appeal may be|
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Publication information: Book title: Leadership Capacity for Lasting School Improvement. Contributors: Linda Lambert - Author. Publisher: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development. Place of publication: Alexandria, VA. Publication year: 2003. Page number: 114.
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