Ombudsperson

  • What can the Ombudsperson do for you?

    Dana Abrams Ombudsperson - Om•buds•person n. A person who listens to and investigates complaints against Saint Paul Public Schools, its programs, offices and staff.

    The Ombudsperson does not take sides. She works with parents, community members and the school district to clarify and resolve questions, concerns and complaints in a fair and timely manner. The services of the Ombudsperson are free.

    The Ombudsperson is here to help you as an objective, third party who works with you to listen, investigate, clarify, and resolve your questions, concerns and complaints about Saint Paul Public Schools.

    When should you contact the Ombudsperson? When you've done all you can to solve your problem, but still:

    • Cannot get a response from a teacher, principal, employee or the school district.
    • Strongly disagree with a decision--grades, discipline or policies--made by a teacher, principal, employee or the school district.
    • Have requests for information that go unanswered.
    • Cannot get a fair resolution to your problem.
    • Do not know who else to turn to for answers or help.

    How do you contact the Ombudsperson?

    Contact the Ombudsperson, Dana Abrams, at (651) 767-8394 or dana.abrams@spps.org.

    Messages can be left in English, Hmong, Somali or Spanish.

    Please follow the attached link to submit your concern/issue directly to the ombudsperson.

ISSUES AND CONCERNS

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