Policy 8220

ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY INSTRUCTION
8220 CAREER AND TECHNICAL (OCCUPATIONAL) EDUCATION


The Board recognizes the need for career and technical education and reaffirms its policy of strengthening the local high school career and technical education program through utilization of any available federal and state funds for that purpose and of supporting the BOCES program.

Equal Opportunity


The Board prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex, sexual orientation, race, color, creed, religion, national origin, political affiliation, age, marital status, military status, disability, or use of a service animal in any career and technical education program or activity of this District.

The career and technical education program and/or activities will be readily accessible to students with disabilities.

Public Notification

Prior to the beginning of each school year or academic semester, the District will issue an appropriate public announcement which advises students, parents, employees, and the general public that career and technical education opportunities will be offered without regard to sex, sexual orientation, race, color, creed, religion, national origin, political affiliation, age, marital status, military status, disability or use of a service animal. Included in this announcement will be the name, address, and telephone number of the person designated to coordinate Title IX/Section 504/ADA activities.

Grievance Procedure


Grievance procedures for resolving complaints regarding discrimination will be disseminated to adequately inform students, parents, and employees of the existence of these procedures.

Local Advisory Council

In accordance with Education Law, the Advisory Council of the BOCES is designated as the local Advisory Council for occupational education in the School District.


Policy References:
Civil Rights Law § 40-c
Education Law Article 93
Executive Law § 290 et seq.
8 NYCRR §§ 100.2(h) and 141 et seq.



Adopted: 6/22/99
Revised: 9/6/22

Policy 8220