Personnel Office and Human Resources
The Board of Education,
its officers and employees, shall not discriminate against any student,
employee, or applicant on the basis of race, color, national origin,
creed, religion, marital status, sex, age, or disability.
policy of nondiscrimination includes: access by students to educational
programs, counseling services for students, course offerings, and
student activities; as well as recruitment and appointment of employees
and employment pay, benefits, advancement and/or terminations.
The Board authorizes the Superintendent of Schools to establish such
rules, regulations and procedures necessary to implement and maintain
STAFF COMPLAINTS AND GRIEVANCES
The Board of Education believes that a more harmonious and cooperative
relationship between the school district and its employees may be
established through procedures for the settlement of certain complaints
and grievances in accordance with appropriate due process standards.
Thus, the district shall implement a multi-stage grievance procedure for
the prompt and equitable resolution of grievances pursuant to General
Municipal Law Section 682(4), Title IX of the Education Amendments of
1972 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 which are not
covered by any applicable collective bargaining agreement. Staff
members have the right to present complaints and grievances in
accordance with the established procedures free from coercion,
interference, restraint, discrimination or reprisal.
At the beginning of each school year, the district shall publish a
notice of the established grievance procedures for resolving complaints
of discrimination due to sex and/or disability to the parents/guardians
of students, employees, students and the community. The public notice
- state that the district's education programs are
offered without regard to race, color, national origin, creed or
religion, sex, age, marital status, or disability;
- provide the
name, address and telephone number of the person designated to
coordinate activities concerning discrimination due to sex and/or
- be included in announcements, bulletins, catalogues, and applications made available by the district.