Step 1: Bullying Report
The bullying investigation process is initiated as soon as a complaint or allegation of bullying is received. Teachers and staff members are required to report acts of bullying.
We encourage students, parents, or guardians to report acts of bullying to a teacher, counselor, or campus administrator by phone, email, in person or by using the incident report form.
(Click here for WISD Staff emails.) All forms of reporting will be kept anonymous/confidential.
Step 2: Investigation by School Administration
Once the school administration is notified of the bullying complaint. The complaint is reviewed and the parents of the alleged victim(s) and perpetrator are notified. The administrator begins investigation the events.
The target, perpetrator and witness (if applicable) are interviewed.
All information for the entire process will be documented.
Step 3: Bullying Determination
Administration will review information and determine if the bullying claim is valid.
Keep in mind that even if a behavior was not considered to rise to the level of bullying, it may still require intervention and discipline.
Step 4: Notification of Findings
Parents of all students involved will be informed of the incident and weather the complaint was determined to be bullying or not.
A safety plan my be reviewed.
Step 5: Consequences Assigned
Consequences will be assigned as outlined in the Student code of Conduct. Targets of bullying will not be punished
Retaliation against students who report bullying will not be tolerated.