Partners in Education
Distributed Learning in Powell River & the Comox Valley
Roles of PIE Staff, Parents & Students

Role of PIE Admin

The admin staff will:

  • act as liaisons between enrolled families and the school district
  • work with families and PIE teachers to develop Student Learning Plans
  • organize and direct activities and field trips
  • invigilate and make arrangements for student participation in provincial assessments
  • approve curricular materials
  • approve and supervise delivery of coursework
  • provide families with information via email and newsletters
  • answer questions or concerns about the program.

Role of the PIE Teacher

The teacher will: ​​​
  • collaborate with parents, and when appropriate students, to develop Student Learning Plans
  • perform student assessments
  • organize and direct activities and field trips
  • supervise delivery of coursework
  • assist parents when problems with progress or materials arise
  • maintain regular contact with enrolled families.

Role of the PIE Parent(s)

The parent(s) will:
  • collaborate with PIE staff, and when appropriate students, to develop Student Learning Plans
  • request help from staff if problems with progress or materials arise
  • maintain regular contact with staff to continually monitor student progress
  • participate in home visits and/or provide portfolios of student work for assessment

Role of the PIE Student

The student will:
  • when appropriate, participate in the development of Student Learning Plans
  • request help from parent(s) and/or their teacher when they need it
  • work to the best of their ability on all assignments and tests