Non-Discrimination Statement of SWBOCES

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         

DASA  Coordinators          DASA Reporting Form for Students and Parents


Board Policy 3419 - Non-Discrimination
Board Policy 3421 - Title IX and Sex Discrimination
Board Policy 6120 - Equal Employment Opportunity
Board Policy 6121 - Sexual Harassment in the Workplace
Board Policy 5140 - Employee Medical Evaluations
Board Policy 6460 - Equal Opportunity Education
Board Policy 6461 - Complaints and Grievances by Students
Board Policy 7550 - Dignity For All Students
Board Policy 7551 - Sexual Harassment of Students
Board Policy 8220 - Career and Technical Education

Civil Rights Compliance Officer

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

Civil Rights Compliance Officer

Suzanne Doherty

Director of Human Resources
17 Berkley Drive
Rye Brook, NY 10573
Ph: (914) 937-3820

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)