November 11, 2012
Sabrina's law - > Bill 3
o Anaphylaxis policy for schools
First ever created
Every board shall establish and maintain an anaphylactic policy
o The policy must address
Strategies that reduce the risk of exposure to anaphylactic causative agents in
classrooms and common school area;
A communication plan
Individual plans for anaphylactic pupils
Requests for information on life-threatening allergies at registration;
Maintaining a file for each anaphylactic pupil
No formal CPR training or first aid training for administering an epipen -> no real process for
If a kid TELLS you they are having a reaction -> believe them
Very dangerous to administer epipen when they don't need it -> adrenaline (STILL CALL
Bill 3 - liability
Section c.7 s.3 (4)
o Take off blue safety tab
Hold with firm grip
A list of food items you can introduce to newborns
o If parents don't follow that list, kids may develop allergies later on in life
Do you feel that parental involvement has a positive impact on student learning?
o Depends on HOW involved they are
What does parental involvement look like?
o "parental involvement is a broad term and inclues such things as good parenting, helping
with homework, serving on school councils and board committees, communicating and
meeting with teachers and volunteering int eh classroom or on school trips"
Describe a situation which involved a parent at your school
o Was it a positive or negative experience?
Be informed of parental complaints
o Receive copies of letters from parents if placed in teacher