Address: Box 31689, Whitehorse, Yukon, Y1A 6L3
Email: email@example.com | Phone: 867-667-5900 | Fax: 867-393-3904
The Appeal Tribunal functions as a board independently of the government. It may hear appeals arising from departmental, school or school council decisions. This includes decisions such as those affecting special needs students, suspensions, student records and locally developed courses of study. The Appeal Tribunal hears appeals from parents and students who wish to go beyond the Department of Education to resolve a dispute. In determining the outcome of an appeal, the Appeal Tribunal considers the educational interests of the child, the impact on all other students and any other relevant factors.
The Appeal Tribunal, in deciding a matter being appealed, may make an order doing one or more of the following:
Period: 1991 to present
The Minister appoints a Chair, a maximum of 9 other members and a Secretary. The Minister may solicit and consider nominations for the membership from groups interested in education in the Yukon. The Minister must include a member nominated by the Central Indian Education Authority or by the Council for Yukon First Nations in the appointments.
Appointment process: Ministerial appointment
Requirements: The Chair and members must swear an oath of non-disclosure in the prescribed form for information gained during an appeal.
Term: The Chair and members are appointed for the terms specified by the Minister. Members are usually appointed for a 3 year term.
Meetings: As required.
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