Mid-winter Recess (schools closed)
02/20/2017 - 02/24/2017
Schools are closed for Mid-winter Recess (including Washington’s Birthday and Lincoln’s Birthday - DOE observed)
Central offices are closed on Feb. 20, 2017.
Office of Equal Opportunity & Diversity Management
The Complaint Unit investigates complaints of educational and employment discrimination and sexual harassment.
The Diversity Management Unit promotes and monitors compliance with the 2009 Amendments to the School Governance Law relating to diversity and inclusion in hiring, retention and Minority and Women-owned Business Enterprise (MWBE) procurement.
The Diversity Management Unit also oversees the agency’s Title IX compliance. Title IX complaints are investigated under Chancellor’s Regulation A-830.
The Disability Unit investigates complaints of discrimination based on disability. The unit also facilitates requests for disability accommodations.
The Contract Compliance unit reviews, monitors, assists and maintains all documents relating to vendor submissions of their Affirmative Action Plans (AAP) and Workforce Profile Forms (WPF).
In addition to providing basic training on the DOE’s Non-Discrimination Policy, OEO provides tailored workshops and training for DOE employees on such topics as: sexual harassment, the complaint process and diversity/sensitivity awareness in the workplace.