IECA Student Handbook

The following information is contained in this handbook:

  • School Communication Plan
  • Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL)
  • Policies on Student Life at Inverness Education Centre/Academy
  • Code of Conduct
  • Electronics Policy
  • Positive Effective Behaviour System (PEBS) Matrix
  • Permission to Leave School Grounds Policy (Grades 7-12)


 Access a copy of the handbook via the following link:

 IECA Student Handbook 2021-2022



Parent/Guardian Concern Protocol

The Strait Regional School Board recognizes and supports the rights of parents/guardians to advocate on behalf of their children within the public school system.  The Strait Regional School Board endorses the resolution of parent/guardian concerns in a respectful, conciliatory and efficient manner at the school and Board levels.

The purpose of this policy is to provide a progressive mediation process and framework for addressing parent/guardian concerns related to their child's school program, with a focus on school-based solutions.

Access a copy of the policy via the following link:

Parent/Guardian Concern Protocol, Policy III-A-4

Access a copy of the supporting procedures (including information on requesting a review of, and appealing, a decision) via the following link:

Parent/Guardian Concern Protocol Procedures, PRO III-A-4



Transportation Policy

The Strait Regional School Board recognizes the value of curriculum-based events, field trips, tours and sports trips and encourages schools to consider these experiences as an important part of enriching student learning and instruction.  For more information, please refer to Student Travel Policy IV-B-6 and supporting procedures, PRO IV-B-6

Form J Amended (as contained in Student Travel Procedures PRO IV-B-6)



Volunteers in the School Policy

Volunteerism has a positive impact on the school environment. In accordance with Board procedures and provincial requirements on Volunteers in the School, a Child Abuse Register Check and Vulnerable Sector Check (formerly a Criminal Record Check) are a mandatory requirement of the screening process. You are encouraged to contact your school principal if you are interested in volunteering your services.

For more information, please refer to the Volunteers in the School Policy VI-C-1 and supporting procedures, PRO VI-C-1.

Child Abuse Register Request for Search (Form A)

Child Abuse Registry Check  -  please complete the form A and attach a copy of your NS Driver's license or  a copy of your NS Health Card.  Then return these for  processing to the Child Abuse Regisry, Department of Community Services (address is on the form)

Vulnerable Sector Check (formerly Criminal Records Check)

Criminal Records Check - Candidates need to request a Level 3 with a Vulnerable Sector check.  Effective November 1st, 2013, the forms are currently available at your local RCMP detachment. They will process the check and provide you a report. Please forward the original copy of the report to the Human Resources Department.