CARES - Centralized Complaint Assessment & Referral Evaluation System
Confidential Hotline - Available 24 hours a day!
To report waste, fraud, corruption, abuse, or misconduct, please call CARES, (855) 561-1010, or click here to submit online.
The Office of Inspector General is an independent office established by the School Board pursuant to Policy 1.092
Ways to File a Complaint
As directed by School Board Policy 1.092.5.d and the authority of the School District Superintendent, CARES provides a centralized, uniform clearinghouse for the receipt, assessment, referral, and tracking of misconduct complaints received by the SDPBC.
There are three (3) ways to file a complaint available 24 hours a day, every day of the year.
Go to Ethical Advocate's website, https://pbcsd.ethicaladvocate.com, and create an account to submit a complaint. Ethical Advocate is completely independent of the School District.
Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Call Toll-Free (855) 561-1010. For questions, call (561) 434-7342.
Frequently Asked Questions
I have a complaint about the bus schedule and late pick-ups. Should I call CARES?
My performance evaluation was low. Can I file a complaint via CARES?
Can I make an anonymous report?
What should be reported?