Civil Rights

CIVIL RIGHTS/DISCRIMINATION

Region 16 does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age or disability in providing education services.

The name/contact information of the person in Region 16 who has been designated to coordinate compliance with the nondiscrimination requirements of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, as amended, is Mr. Derek Muharem, Long River Middle School, 38 Columbia Avenue, Prospect, CT 06712, (203) 758-4421, dmuharem@region16ct.org

Mr. Derek Muharem, Long River Middle School, 38 Columbia Avenue, Prospect, CT 06712. (203) 758-4421, dmuharem@region16ct.org has been designated to coordinate compliance as the Safe School Climate Coordinator (bullying and harassment concerns).

Ms. Shelly McNulty, Director of Special Education/Pupil Personnel Services of Region 16, 30 Coer Road, Prospect, CT 06712, (203) 758-6671, smcnulty@region16ct.org has been designated to coordinate compliance with the nondiscrimination requirements of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended.

The Office for Civil Rights enforces several federal civil rights laws that prohibit discrimination in programs or activities that receive federal financial assistance from the Department of Education.

The Dept. of Education Office for Civil Rights address is:

U. S. Department of Education, Office of Civil Rights, 5 Post Office Square, 8th Floor, Boston, MA 02109-3921, Phone (617) 289-0111, Fax (617) 289-0150 Email questions to: OCR.Boston@ed.gov or to file a complaint electronically: www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/complaintintro.h...