The Student Affairs Office (SAO) has jurisdiction over the following areas within the Providence School Department:
- Disciplinary hearings/out of school suspensions/discipline
- Working Papers
- Alternative Education Programs
The Student Affairs Office works closely with all Providence Public School employees, community agencies, Providence Police, and parents to assist in educating Providence children to become productive members of society. All Student Affairs proceedings are conducted in a legal and positive manner adhering to the civil and due process rights of all parties.