Students or parents can submit an appeal to the Education Appeal Tribunal when they're unhappy with decisions made by the:
- Department of Education;
- school; or
- school council.
The tribunal considers the following matters:
- identification of a student’s special needs;
- implementation of an Individualized Education Plan (IEP);
- student suspensions; and
- locally developed courses of study.
The tribunal is an independent, quasi-judicial body established under Section 157 of the Education Act. The tribunal's decisions are final and legally binding.
What to expect
- Hearings follow formal procedures and rules of order.
- Hearings may be held in any Yukon community.
- The chair of the tribunal can appoint a mediator to settle the matter without a formal hearing.
How to submit your appeal
Preparing your appeal:
- Think about the reasons you're appealing.
- Write out the reasons for the appeal. Keep a copy for yourself.
- Submit your appeal.
Education Tribunal Appeal
Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 6L3
Want to learn more?
Visit Education Appeal Tribunal to learn more about:
- memberships; and
- how to become a member of the board.
If you have questions, email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 867-667-5900 or toll free in Yukon 1-800-661-0408, extension 5900.