Non-Discrimination Statement of Southern Westchester BOCES

The Southern Westchester Board of Cooperative Educational Services, its officers and employees, does not discriminate against any individuals, including but not limited to students, employees or applicants on the basis of race, color, national origin, ethnicity, religion, creed, sex, gender (including gender identity and gender expression), sexual orientation, disability, age, citizenship status, marital status, partner status, genetic information, predisposing genetic characteristics, weight, military status or service, political affiliation, or domestic violence victim status.

This policy of nondiscrimination includes access by students to educational programs; counseling services for students; course offerings and student activities; recruitment, appointment and promotion of employees; and employment pay and benefits.  This policy also provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups.

Inquiries regarding this policy should be directed to the Compliance Officers at Southern Westchester BOCES, 17 Berkley Drive, Rye Brook, NY 10573. (914) 937-3820.

To file a complaint:

Complaint Procedure         Complaint Form          Appeal Form

Resources:
Board Policy 1440 - Non-Discrimination
Board Policy 5120 - Equal Employment Opportunity
Board Policy 5121 - Sexual Harassment
Board Policy 6462 - Bullying Peer Abuse in Southern Westchester BOCES

Civil Rights Compliance Officer

Steve Tibbetts
Assistant Superintendent of Business and Administrative Services
17 Berkley Drive
Rye Brook, NY 10573
Ph: (914) 937-3820
complianceofficer@swboces.org

Civil Rights Compliance Officer

Suzanne Doherty
Director of Human Resources
17 Berkley Drive
Rye Brook, NY 10573
Ph: (914) 937-3820
complianceofficer@swboces.org

Complaints can also be filed directly with:

US Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights
New York Office
32 Old Slip, 26th Floor
New York, NY 10005-2500
646-428-3800 (T)
646-428-3843 (F)
ocr.newyork@ed.gov