Skip to content

Exceptional Student Education

Links

Mission Statement

 

   

The mission of the Exceptional Student Education Department is to provide a quality individualized 
educational plan to enable all students to attain their full potential and assist them in "Achieving Excellence".

NON-DISCRIMINATION NOTICE

Okeechobee County School District

 

NON-DISCRIMINATION NOTICE

 

The School District of Okeechobee County has adopted Board Policy 6.43, Unlawful Discrimination Prohibited. No person shall, on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, pregnancy, age, national or ethnic origin, genetic information, political beliefs, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, if otherwise qualified, social and family background or on the basis of the use of a language other than English by Limited English Proficiency (LEP) students, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity, or in any employment conditions or practices conducted by this School District, except as provided by law.

 

The School District of Okeechobee County shall comply with all federal and state laws which include the Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended by the ADA Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA), Title IX, Section 504, Florida Education Equity Act, Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), Genetic Information Non-Discrimination Act of 2008 (GINA), and the Boy Scouts of America Equal Access Act.

 

Any employee, student, applicant for admissions, or applicant for employment who believes he/she has been discriminated against or has been harassed by another employee, student, or third party is encouraged to use the Equity Plan Grievance Procedure for filing complaints. Complaints may be filed with the principal or immediate supervisor, District Equity Coordinator/Director of Human Resources or the Superintendent.

 

Director of Human Resources

Title II, Title IX and the Florida Education Equity Act Complaints and

ADA/Section 504 Complaints

700 SW 2nd Avenue, Okeechobee, FL 34974

(863) 462-5000 Ext. 267

_______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

 

Prohibición de discriminació

 

Ninguna persona será discriminada en base a su raza, color, religión, sexo, embarazo, edad, origen de su nacionalidad, información genètica, creencias politicas, estado civil, orientatión sexual, discapacidad, ni por sus antecedents sociales y familiares, o en base al uso de otro lenguaje, además del idioma Inglès, o por ser estudiantes identificados como LEP (aprendices del idioma Inglès), no se les debe de excluir de participar o negáseles beneficios, o ser sujetos a discriminación en ningún programa o actividad educativa, o en ningún empleo o pràcticas realizadas por este Distrito Escolar, salvo lo dispuesto por la ley. (Junta Directiva 6.43). Todos los programas de Educación Profesional y Ténica tienen la inscripción abierta y todos los estudiantes son elegibles para solicitor estos cursos.

 

La Junta Escolar deberá de cumplir con todos los derechos federales y del estado incluyendo el Decreto de 1990 sobre Americanos Discapacitados (siglas en Inglès-ADA), Title IX, Section 504, Florida Education Equity Act, Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), Genetic Information Non-Discrimination Act of 2008 (GINA), and the Boy Scouts of America Equal Access Act.

 

Cualquier empleado, estudiante, aspirante del ingreso o aspirante del empleo que alegue haber sido discriminado u acosado por cualquier grupo (otro empleado, estudiante o persona), podrá llevar su queja directamente al/la director/a, supervisor, Coordinator de Justicia del Distrito, o Superintendente del Distrito.

 

El Coordinador de Justicia del Distrito/ Directora de Recursos Humanos 

Quejas de Title II, Title IX, ADA/Section 504, Florida Education Equity Act

700 SW 2nd Avenue, Okeechobee, FL 34974

(863) 462-5000 Ext. 267