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Understanding Rights and Responsibilities in Schools

Schools have a duty safeguard students from any known or foreseeable dangers. These risks can arise from various sources such as activities, surroundings, other students, or adults involved in the school (including volunteers, contractors, chaperones, and partnerships).

Key areas of focus include:

  1. Mandatory Reporting, Staff-Student Boundaries, and Harassment, Intimidation, and Bullying (HIB) Prevention
  2. Gender Identity and Gender Expression Considerations
  3. Suicide Prevention Strategies

Everyone has the right to report harassment or discrimination in their workplace. To file a complaint, individuals can approach a building/department administrator or the Human Resources office. Complaints may be submitted verbally or in writing.

Resources for addressing discrimination in Washington Public Schools include:

By staying informed and vigilant, schools can create a safer and more inclusive environment for all students.

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Contact Us

Human Resources Department
18360 Caldart Ave NE
Poulsbo, WA 98370
Fax (360) 396-3935

Janet Paeth
Director of Human Resources
(360) 396-3003

Angela Wageman
Assistant Director of HR and Payroll
(360) 396-3039

Josephine Urie
Personnel Specialist
(360) 396-3005

Haley Warr
Personnel Specialist
(360) 396-3006

Lisa Pruett
Benefits & Leave Specialist
(360) 396-3043

Therese Caldwell
Secretary to Executive Director
(360) 396-3007

Natalie Moncada
Executive Assistant
(360) 396-3036

Sarah Schager
Administrative Assistant
(360) 396-3008