Key Documents

Notification of Non-Discrimination Policy

It is the policy of the Department of Education of the City of New York to provide equal employment opportunities without regard to actual or perceived race, color, religion, creed, ethnicity, national origin, alienage, citizenship status, age, marital status, partnership status, disability, sexual orientation, gender (sex), military status, unemployment status, prior record of arrest or conviction (except as permitted by law) predisposing genetic characteristics, or status as a victim of domestic violence, sexual offenses and stalking, and to maintain an environment free of harassment on any of the above-noted grounds, including sexual harassment or retaliation.
 
It is the policy of the New York City Department of Education to provide equal educational opportunities without regard to actual or perceived race, color, religion, creed, ethnicity, national origin, alienage, citizenship status, disability, sexual orientation, gender (sex) or weight and to maintain an environment free of harassment on the basis of any of these grounds, including sexual harassment or retaliation.
 
This policy is in accordance with Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, Section 503 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Fair Labor Standards Amendments of 1974, Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Civil Rights Act of 1991, New York State and City Human Rights Laws and Provisions of Anti-Discrimination in Collective Bargaining Agreements of the Department of Education of the City of New York.

Chancellor’s Regulation A-830 sets forth the procedures for employees, parents of students, students and others who do business with, use DOE facilities or otherwise interact with the DOE to file complaints of unlawful discrimination or retaliation based upon such complaints. Complaints may be filed by contacting the office of Equal Opportunity & Diversity Management (OEO) or by filing with one of the agencies identified below. A copy of Chancellor’s Regulation A-830 may be obtained from OEO.

Internal Resources:
 
The Office of Equal Opportunity & Diversity Management
New York City Department of Education
65 Court Street – Room 1102
Brooklyn, New York 11201
Tel: 718-935-3320 Fax: 718-935-2531

Questions regarding Title IX compliance should be referred to:
 
Victoria Ajibade, Title IX Coordinator
65 Court Street - Room 1102
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Tel: 718-935-4797
E-mail: Title_IX_Inquiries@schools.nyc.gov
Questions regarding student §504 accommodations should be referred to:
 
Ava Mopper, Director/§504 Coordinator
28-11 Queens Plaza North - Room 402
Long Island City, NY 11101
Tel: 718-391-6117
E-mail: Section504Inquiries@schools.nyc.gov

NOTIFICATION OF NON-DISCRIMINATION POLICY postings should be conspicuously displayed in universal areas throughout all Department of Education sites, in appropriate languages.

Postings inform employees, parents of students, students, and applicants for employment of the Department's policy on Non-Discrimination. ( Available in 9 Languagues)

Copies of the PUBLIC NOTIFICATION OF NON-DISCRIMINATION POLICY postings can be printed via the following links:  

ENGLISH (Version)

ARABIC (Version)

BENGALI (Version)

CHINESE (Version)

HAITIAN CREOLE (Version)

KOREAN (Version)

RUSSIAN (Version)

SPANISH (Version)

URDU (Version)