Thursday, July 31, 2014

I ask about the FOIP legislation with reference to e-mails to EPS



----- Forwarded Message -----
From: "jyali" <jyali@
To: "caroline grimard" <caroline.grimard@gov.ab.ca>
Cc: "danette andersen" <danette.andersen@epsb.ca>, "darrel robertson" <darrel.robertson@epsb.ca>, "Sarah Hoffman" <sarah.hoffman@epsb.ca>, "Michael Janz" <michael.janz@epsb.ca>
Sent: Thursday, July 31, 2014 9:48:10 PM
Subject: FOIP regulations as pertaining to e-mails to schools



Hi,

I am asking about the FOIP regulations as pertaining to e-mails that I send to the Edmonton Public School Board, the superintendent of schools, my child's principal and his teachers.

I am very uncomfortable with the requirement of the former superintendent of schools saying that I have to refer all correspondence to a single point of contact.
I have received fresh correspondence from Edmonton Public Schools about this matter.
Can you advise me of the privacy implications of this matter?
I do not want my correspondence to individual people at EPS or my child's school---being read by a third party who will then decide on a response.
I feel this is an unwarranted intrusion into my privacy and that of my child.

I wlll cc this e-mail to the writer of the letter from EPS as well as the current superintendent of schools plus the chair, and future chair of the school board.


Sincerely,

Julie Ali





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Frequently Asked Questions for School Jurisdictions

Alberta Education
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I am getting ready for the renovation work at the Lac la Biche house.
It is clear to me that this is going to be very hard and hot work. Removing all the carpet in the house will be problematic.
Then the tacks that are in the subfloor. I have to take the following things to Lac la Biche.

1) hitch attached to my dad's truck
2) 4 rolls of green underlay
3) bag of heavy mortar
4) tiles--they are currently in the back of my sister's blue car.
5) mattress (inflatable)
6) food and water--as I do not want to drink the water in Lac la Biche
7) masks and gloves
8) tools
9) clothes, socks, toothbrushes, floss, shampoo and soap.

I may have other things on this list.

I also have to show my other brother what to do for mask duty as he has to do it while I am away.
He has to check on my mum.
I am going to go buy the skim milk for Bob.
Soon it will be mask duty.
I had to get up early to drop my dad.
And then I had to wait for him to get on the plane.
He got there and my brother picked him up.
He sounds fine.
It was a long trip and he is 82 years old but somehow he keeps going.
I imagine he will be busy with my brother's family. The two grandkids are big now.

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From: "jyali" <jyali@
To: "Hayley" <hayley@brbdumpster.com>
Sent: Friday, August 1, 2014 7:50:41 AM
Subject: Re: dumpster quote

Thanks Hayley,
I will give this quote to my sister.
She is in charge of the work.
Julie 

From: "Hayley" <hayley@brbdumpster.com>
To: "julie ali" <julie.ali@
Sent: Friday, August 1, 2014 6:54:04 AM
Subject: dumpster quote

File attached

Hayley Arave
Sales Representative 
Phone: 888-624-4733 ext. 464
Fax: 803-783-6835
BRB Email1


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Hayley Arave
Phone: 888-624-4733 Ext. 464
Fax: 803-783-6834






for without parents and students

I make a place in my head
I stand there
I twirl the words
to make a shape
that I do not recognize

I make a place in my head
I walk about searching
for what I have lost
that shape I have made
that is already gone

I make a place in my head
where I am not blind
I look with the third eye
I understand the meanings
of invisible messages

I make a place in my head
and I take the arrows in my hands
that I have been flung at me
only two more years to go of public education
and my child is free of the system

I make a place in my head
I watch what is given as attack
I see the concrete palisades of the system
that will resist until they fail themselves
for without parents  and students    what are the schools themselves?





Hi Ms. Clease, Thank you for your nice reply. Sometimes I feel that it is best not to say anything to school boards or school administration. My son has only two more years to go in this system. You can be assured I do not have a good feeling as a parent who is an activist about the school system. The teachers in contrast are darling. This is such a shame. If you shut up the most passionate citizens what then are you left with? The parents who don't care. Julie


----- Forwarded Message -----
From: "jyali" <jyali@
To: "Helen Clease" <hclease@rockyview.ab.ca>
Cc: "danette andersen" <danette.andersen@epsb.ca>, "darrel robertson" <darrel.robertson@epsb.ca>, "Sarah Hoffman" <sarah.hoffman@epsb.ca>, "Michael Janz" <michael.janz@epsb.ca>
Sent: Thursday, July 31, 2014 7:49:46 PM
Subject: Re: question regarding right of a parent to express her opinion to school board members

Hi Ms. Clease,
Thank you for your nice reply.
Sometimes I feel that it is best not to say anything to school boards or school administration.
My son has only two more years to go in this system.
You can be assured I do not have a good feeling as a parent who is an activist about the school system.
The teachers in contrast are darling.

This is such a shame.
If you shut up the most passionate citizens what then are you left with?
The parents who don't care.

Julie

----- Original Message -----
From: "Helen Clease" <hclease@rockyview.ab.ca>
To: jyali@
Cc: "sarah hoffman" <sarah.hoffman@epsb.ca>, "michael janz" <michael.janz@gmail.com>
Sent: Thursday, July 31, 2014 5:25:03 PM
Subject: Re: question regarding right of a parent to express her opinion to school board members

Dear Julie
Thank you for your email.  Not being familiar with the situation with Edmonton Public, I have forwarded your email to them in the hope that they will address this with you.
This would be your best option for finding a solution.
I wish you all the best.
Helen

Sent from my iPhone

> On Jul 31, 2014, at 3:20 PM, "jyali <jyali@>" <jyali@> wrote:
>
> Dear Ms. Clease,
>
> I am a parent whose child attends Edmonton Public Schools.
>
> I went to my mail box today and found a letter from Edmonton Public Schools directing me to address all correspondence to one point of contact at EPS.
>
> There was a previous directive from the former school board chair to direct communications to one point of contact.
>
> Now I have a few questions about the authority of the school board to peruse my personal e-mails to staff through an intermediary. I do not feel this is legal. I mean the school administration can do what they want to do but why would they want to do this punitive act other than to ensure that my e-mails are pre-read before going to staff?  This is a privacy issue that the school board association needs to look into. I can provide the correspondence to you.
>
> 1) Why do I have to send my e-mails to someone other than my child's principal and teachers? How is this practical? Is this not a FOIP issue? I will present this e-mail to the FOIP people as well as Alberta Human Rights.
>
> 2) Why am I being humiliated and marginalized in this way as a parent and as a taxpayer? They want families to feel respected and yet I am being singled out in this way.
>
> 3) What right does the school board have to limit my democratic expression?
>
> Please provide the legislation that allows this sort of limiting of my right to freedom of speech.
>
> Sincerely
> Julie Ali


https://www.epsb.ca/ourdistrict/board/trustees/

TRUSTEES

Group photo of the Board of Trustees - 2013-2017

Back row, left to right: Orville Chubb, Ray Martin, Nathan Ip and Ken Gibson
Front row, left to right: Michelle Draper, Michael Janz, Sherry Adams, Sarah Hoffman and Cheryl Johner
The Edmonton Public School Board is responsible for the education of over 86,000 students in the city of Edmonton.
Nine Trustees are elected to the Board every four years during municipal elections. Their mandate is to ensure that students receive the best education possible in Edmonton's more than 200 public schools.
Learn more about the Board's responsibilities and duties.

CONTACT

Cheryl Johner
Phone: 780-429-8079
E-mail: Cheryl.Johner@epsb.ca


CONTACT

Michelle Draper
Phone: 780-429-8135
E-mail: Michelle.Draper@epsb.ca


CONTACT

Orville Chubb
Phone: 780-429-8085
E-mail: Orville.Chubb@epsb.ca


CONTACT

Ray Martin
Phone: 780-429-8016
E-mail: Ray.Martin@epsb.ca


CONTACT

Ken Gibson
Phone: 780-429-8084
E-mail: Ken.Gibson@epsb.ca

CONTACT

Michael Janz
Phone: 780-429-8082
E-mail: Michael.Janz@epsb.ca

CONTACT

Sarah Hoffman
Phone: 780-429-8086
E-mail: Sarah.Hoffman@epsb.ca

CONTACT

Nathan Ip
Phone: 780-429-8083
E-mail: Nathan.Ip@epsb.ca


CONTACT

Sherry Adams
Phone: 780-429-8087
E-mail: Sherry.Adams@epsb.ca


The superintendent of schools is:

Darrel Robertson, Superintendent of Schools

here is the beach where the child plays alone

here is the door to the ocean where I was a child
here is the ocean with the wet tongue that licks
at the child who is still
here is the beach where the child plays alone

here is the way out of the concrete world and into fluid
here is the room where the imagination flies out in a swarm of words
here is the soul revealed in a poem that says the heart is wounded
here is the beach where the child plays alone 

here is the wall of books that I create
here is the room of the nun where I shine
here is the door out of which the words fly
here is the beach where the child plays alone 


here is the wound in the chest
I  make it scar   I shape a cover over the hole
I say the words to them  but I am not the same
here is the beach where the child plays alone 

----- Forwarded Message -----
From: "jyali" <jyali@
To: "Helen Clease" <hclease@rockyview.ab.ca>
Cc: "danette andersen" <danette.andersen@epsb.ca>, "darrel robertson" <darrel.robertson@epsb.ca>, "Sarah Hoffman" <sarah.hoffman@epsb.ca>, "Michael Janz" <michael.janz@epsb.ca>
Sent: Thursday, July 31, 2014 8:02:43 PM
Subject: Re: question regarding right of a parent to express her opinion to school board members----I say the words to them  but I am not the same


You have all succeeded in wounding me.
I hope you are all happy.
Julie
http://readingchildrensbooks.blogspot.ca/2014/07/here-is-beach-where-child-plays-alone.html



Thursday, July 31, 2014


here is the beach where the child plays alone


This e-mail is in sharp contrast to this one:

-- Forwarded Message -----
From: "jyali" <jyali@
To: "Hans Van Ginhoven" <Hans.Van.Ginhoven@epsb.ca>
Cc: "Christine Teplitsky" <christine.teplitsky@epsb.ca>, "Sarah Hoffman" <sarah.hoffman@epsb.ca>, "athabasca sturgeon redwater" <athabasca.sturgeon.redwater@assembly.ab.ca>, "Natashya Shewchuk" <natashya.shewchuk@epsb.ca>, "edmonton whitemud" <edmonton.whitemud@assembly.ab.ca>, "Cheryl Johner" <cheryl.johner@epsb.ca>, "michelle draper" <michelle.draper@epsb.ca>, "orville chubb" <orville.chubb@epsb.ca>, "ray martin" <ray.martin@epsb.ca>, "ken gibson" <ken.gibson@epsb.ca>, "Michael Janz" <michael.janz@epsb.ca>, "nathan ip" <nathan.ip@epsb.ca>, "sherry adams" <sherry.adams@epsb.ca>, "darrel robertson" <darrel.robertson@epsb.ca>
Sent: Monday, June 23, 2014 8:31:33 PM

Subject: art teacher

Dear Hans,

I have chatted with the art teacher today while I was at the year end IPP meeting with Natashya. She is Christine Treplitsky
I note that she is teaching some demanding art courses. Just the regular art program is sufficient workload and yet this teacher is also doing the portfolio work and increased demands of an AP program.
I'd like to commend her for her dedication but surely there could be some money in the system for a teaching assistant?

Most art teachers are required to buy school supplies for our kids, do the evaluations of massive portfolios, prepare lessons, do exhibitions, be present for extracurricular work and endless other matters which makes me wonder why anyone would want to be the modern day equivalent of a 24 hour perpetual motion machine. The portfolio preparations that assure entry into the fine arts program at the university of Alberta require sustained interest, massive amounts of time and patient coaching on the part of an art teacher. This is no ordinary workload but a continuing burden that eats into evening and weekend hours. I feel this is rather too demanding and we need to provide more support to our teachers who have such large classroom demands.

I think it is useful to have some extra supports at the school for staff. Maybe you can arrange for this? I will send this letter to the school board as well and the minister of education as surely they must be made aware that our teachers are very busy folks and need supports for special education students like my younger son as well as the gifted kids in the AP program?

Besides Ms. Treplitsky, I wanted to request that the school begin the recommendation for a teaching excellence award for Mr. Robert Hempel.  I would support this application as a parent.  This teacher is both effective and motivating and a credit to your school.

All your teachers are hard workers.  I appreciate the luck of both my sons to have gone to Strathcona High School.

Sincerely,
Julie Ali


https://www.epsb.ca/ourdistrict/board/trustees/

TRUSTEES

Group photo of the Board of Trustees - 2013-2017

Back row, left to right: Orville Chubb, Ray Martin, Nathan Ip and Ken Gibson
Front row, left to right: Michelle Draper, Michael Janz, Sherry Adams, Sarah Hoffman and Cheryl Johner
The Edmonton Public School Board is responsible for the education of over 86,000 students in the city of Edmonton.
Nine Trustees are elected to the Board every four years during municipal elections. Their mandate is to ensure that students receive the best education possible in Edmonton's more than 200 public schools.
Learn more about the Board's responsibilities and duties.

CONTACT

Cheryl Johner
Phone: 780-429-8079
E-mail: Cheryl.Johner@epsb.ca


CONTACT

Michelle Draper
Phone: 780-429-8135
E-mail: Michelle.Draper@epsb.ca


CONTACT

Orville Chubb
Phone: 780-429-8085
E-mail: Orville.Chubb@epsb.ca


CONTACT

Ray Martin
Phone: 780-429-8016
E-mail: Ray.Martin@epsb.ca


CONTACT

Ken Gibson
Phone: 780-429-8084
E-mail: Ken.Gibson@epsb.ca

CONTACT

Michael Janz
Phone: 780-429-8082
E-mail: Michael.Janz@epsb.ca

CONTACT

Sarah Hoffman
Phone: 780-429-8086
E-mail: Sarah.Hoffman@epsb.ca

CONTACT

Nathan Ip
Phone: 780-429-8083
E-mail: Nathan.Ip@epsb.ca


CONTACT

Sherry Adams
Phone: 780-429-8087
E-mail: Sherry.Adams@epsb.ca


The superintendent of schools is:

Darrel Robertson, Superintendent of Schools



Why did the board go along with this? Does the board not believe in e-mail communications of blog posts? Does the board expect to hear only from parents about school issues? Does the board live in a vacuum?

Because I was grumpy after receiving the e-mail from Edmonton Public Schools I went for a walk in the forest with hubby. It was marginally cooler. The Saskatoon berries are now very ripe.  I picked a few and forgot about the stuffed shirts in the school board. Really I had almost forgotten about the school board when there was this traffic in bad communication. Now I am almost inclined to go to school board meetings and record their yapping. The only problem is that the meetings are so boring that I am almost at the point of falling asleep listening to them yap.

The fact is the school board hasn't been there for parents but certainly it has been there for administration. In all ways the school board is supposed to represent us and usually represents the EPS administration first. I figure there isn't much point in interacting with any of these levels of government as they are impossibly fixed in concrete. The level of services provided by the levels of government depend on good people being present and when you have the same people in their positions for decades I do not expect change.

The little hope I had for change with the new superintendent and new board members is now gone. I have only two more years of listening to the same words without any sort of change.

I figure the reason I have to go through one point of contact is because the board does not want to have their names on the blog posts. They don't want to be associated with my comments. It is an image thing.

Most of the people who serve on the school board are people who will become further forms of politicians such as councillors and MLAs. The school board is the first step on the ladder to more and more political power.

But what sort of politicians will the board members be? If they are restricting the comments of parents by this manner--what will they do in larger jobs where the public needs to provide direct commentary?

I don't think this is a good response of the Edmonton Public School administration and the board. I feel bad about the letter as I felt bad about the original letter.

Now I am waiting to find out the regulation --the law that is present that requires that a parent send her personal e-mails through a checking point person.  If the gate keeper is going to be an administrator how will I know that my son's principal got the e-mail? How will I get to yap in e-mails with the teachers privately when I have to send the e-mail to the third party? How does this support the district's priorities to make families feel welcomed and respected?  I do not feel welcomed and respected. I feel humiliated and shamed. I feel that this is a way to regulate who I am. I feel that this is like being in the principal's office as a student. Only problem is I am not a student. I am the employer of the people who are telling me how to address the employees.


Why did the board go along with this?
Does the board not believe in e-mail communications of blog posts?
Does the board expect to hear only from parents about school issues?
Does the board live in a vacuum?

Why should parents be constricted and expected to go through a bottleneck?
Why should the employers be told by the employees what the mode of communication will be?
Who does this sort of communication method serve?
I'd say it serves the employee by ensuring that school board trustees' names do not appear in blog posts.
It's a shame.
I'm disappointed with both the school board and the administration of EPS.

Dear Mr. Robertson, I thought there would be a new philosophy at Edmonton Public Schools. I don't think there has been change. I would like the rationale for the e-mail restrictions please. You are all public servants employed by citizens. I have the right to write to public figures. You don't have to read my e-mails. But they are not spam. They are thinking pieces and when I have time they are researched.

It is still very hot. Older boy is at work. Younger boy is at home sleeping on the living room sofa. I think he could not sleep yesterday.
The living room has some cool breezes coming through.
I have written to the new superintendent of schools asking for the regulation that restricts my e-mails to public servants that taxpayers pay for.
We pay and we aren't allowed to address them directly.

----- Forwarded Message -----
From: "jyali" <jyali@
To: "darrel robertson" <darrel.robertson@epsb.ca>
Cc: "danette andersen" <danette.andersen@epsb.ca>, "Sarah Hoffman" <sarah.hoffman@epsb.ca>, "Michael Janz" <michael.janz@epsb.ca>
Sent: Thursday, July 31, 2014 4:33:14 PM
Subject: email restrictions

Dear Mr. Robertson,
I thought there would be a new philosophy at Edmonton Public Schools.
I don't think there has been change.
I would like the rationale for the e-mail restrictions please.
You are all public servants employed by citizens.
I have the right to write to public figures.
You don't have to read my e-mails.
But they are not spam. They are thinking pieces and when I have time they are researched.

It is a shame that the school board and administration says one thing and acts in the opposite fashion.
I will continue to write to you all.
Please let me know what regulation this e-mail restriction is following so as to assure me that there are no privacy issues with this regulation.

Thank you.
Julie Ali

Subject: question regarding right of a parent to express her opinion to school board members Dear Ms. Clease, I am a parent whose child attends Edmonton Public Schools. I went to my mail box today and found a letter from Edmonton Public Schools directing me to address all correspondence to one point of contact at EPS. There was a previous directive from the former school board chair to direct communications to one point of contact. Now I have a few questions about the authority of the school board to peruse my personal e-mails to staff through an intermediary. I do not feel this is legal. I mean the school administration can do what they want to do but why would they want to do this punitive act other than to ensure that my e-mails are pre-read before going to staff? This is a privacy issue that the school board association needs to look into. I can provide the correspondence to you. 1) Why do I have to send my e-mails to someone other than my child's principal and teachers? How is this practical? Is this not a FOIP issue? I will present this e-mail to the FOIP people as well as Alberta Human Rights. 2) Why am I being humiliated and marginalized in this way as a parent and as a taxpayer? They want families to feel respected and yet I am being singled out in this way. 3) What right does the school board have to limit my democratic expression? Please provide the legislation that allows this sort of limiting of my right to freedom of speech. Sincerely Julie Ali

The odd matter of auditing my e-mails to staff at the Edmonton Public Schools seems rather problematic. How will I communicate with teachers and the principals at schools younger boy attends?
This sort of screening of e-mails seems to be both ridiculous and disrespectful on the part of EPS.
I thought with the new school administrator we would have more openness rather than less.
This isn't what I thought the new board was about.
I will wait for the regulations.
I will pass on my feelings to the approved person at EPS so that I will be in the correct stream of flow.
But I can't see how this works in a democracy.
Let me go see the Alberta Human Rights Place.

http://www.albertahumanrights.ab.ca/about/contact.asp

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I go on their website to find a contact number.
 I phone and they take my name and phone number to get a Human Rights officer to call me back.
Jessica calls me back and says I have to talk to the privacy people.
She says there is also the matter of seeing a lawyer.


It seems odd to me that we can't yap to all school board members.
I will also go ask the Alberta school boards administration for information.

http://www.asba.ab.ca/people/board-of-directors.asp


Helen Clease

President
Email | Bio

----- Forwarded Message -----
From: "jyali" <jyali@
To: hclease@rockyview.ab.ca
Cc: "danette andersen" <danette.andersen@epsb.ca>
Sent: Thursday, July 31, 2014 3:20:35 PM
Subject: question regarding right of a parent to express her opinion to school board members

Dear Ms. Clease,

I am a parent whose child attends Edmonton Public Schools.

I went to my mail box today and found a letter from Edmonton Public Schools directing me to address all correspondence to one point of contact at EPS.

There was a previous directive from the former school board chair to direct communications to one point of contact.

Now I have a few questions about the authority of the school board to peruse my personal e-mails to staff through an intermediary. I do not feel this is legal. I mean the school administration can do what they want to do but why would they want to do this punitive act other than to ensure that my e-mails are pre-read before going to staff?  This is a privacy issue that the school board association needs to look into. I can provide the correspondence to you.

1) Why do I have to send my e-mails to someone other than my child's principal and teachers? How is this practical? Is this not a FOIP issue? I will present this e-mail to the FOIP people as well as Alberta Human Rights.

2) Why am I being humiliated and marginalized in this way as a parent and as a taxpayer? They want families to feel respected and yet I am being singled out in this way.

3) What right does the school board have to limit my democratic expression?

Please provide the legislation that allows this sort of limiting of my right to freedom of speech.

Sincerely
Julie Ali
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It is very odd.
I feel hot all over.

I write to the Privacy people in Alberta:



----- Forwarded Message -----
From: "jyali" <jyali@
To: generalinfo@oipc.ab.ca
Cc: "danette andersen" <danette.andersen@epsb.ca>
Sent: Thursday, July 31, 2014 3:43:13 PM
Subject: privacy of e-mail correspondence

Hi,
I have a question about privacy.
The Edmonton Public School Board and administration has directed that all correspondence to anyone in the district be directed to one point of contact.

My question is this.
My son attends Strathcona High School
When I e-mail his principal and teachers I am to send this to the woman at EPS --Ms. Danette Anderson.
She gets to read my personal e-mails before she sends them to the principal and teachers.
I want to know if this is an invasion of my privacy.

Are third parties allowed to read personal e-mails?
Can you advise.

Sincerely,
Julie Ali



https://www.epsb.ca/ourdistrict/board/trustees/

TRUSTEES

Group photo of the Board of Trustees - 2013-2017

Back row, left to right: Orville Chubb, Ray Martin, Nathan Ip and Ken Gibson
Front row, left to right: Michelle Draper, Michael Janz, Sherry Adams, Sarah Hoffman and Cheryl Johner
The Edmonton Public School Board is responsible for the education of over 86,000 students in the city of Edmonton.
Nine Trustees are elected to the Board every four years during municipal elections. Their mandate is to ensure that students receive the best education possible in Edmonton's more than 200 public schools.

CONTACT

Cheryl Johner
Phone: 780-429-8079
E-mail: Cheryl.Johner@epsb.ca


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Michelle Draper
Phone: 780-429-8135
E-mail: Michelle.Draper@epsb.ca


CONTACT

Orville Chubb
Phone: 780-429-8085
E-mail: Orville.Chubb@epsb.ca


CONTACT

Ray Martin
Phone: 780-429-8016
E-mail: Ray.Martin@epsb.ca


CONTACT

Ken Gibson
Phone: 780-429-8084
E-mail: Ken.Gibson@epsb.ca

CONTACT

Michael Janz
Phone: 780-429-8082
E-mail: Michael.Janz@epsb.ca

CONTACT

Sarah Hoffman
Phone: 780-429-8086
E-mail: Sarah.Hoffman@epsb.ca

CONTACT

Nathan Ip
Phone: 780-429-8083
E-mail: Nathan.Ip@epsb.ca


CONTACT

Sherry Adams
Phone: 780-429-8087
E-mail: Sherry.Adams@epsb.ca


The superintendent of schools is:

Darrel Robertson, Superintendent of Schools