Incorporating Civil Rights Considerations in Overall Operations
In addition to including information in the student and staff handbooks, it is also helpful to incorporate civil rights content into orientation workshops so that staff and students can learn where the Title IX coordinator and 504 coordinator contact information can be found and the civil rights grievance policies and procedures can be explained.
Student and staff orientations include information about the content of the non-discrimination notices and where they publicly posted.
- Utilize special education or other consultants to work with SWDs/special populations in completing interest inventories, career assessments and strength assessments when exploring career fields
- Provide information to student or family members with hearing/visual/language barriers in accessible or translated formats
- Translated materials offered in languages representative of the populations served
- Presentations of offerings given at community centers or family resource centers to reach economically disadvantaged and /or immigrant families
- Availability of bilingual staff and sign language interpreters to assist not only at the center, but at recruitment fairs as well
- Highlight non-traditional students in recruitment materials, presentations, utilize current non-traditional students as spokespeople; highlight non-traditional students in marketing materials; invite guest speakers who are non-traditional workers in their industry
- Expansion and addition of new WBL opportunities with industry partners that include all students
- Develop additional school-based projects to provide WBL to all students
- All categories of stakeholder groups have at least one representative who is clearly identified as such
- All stakeholder groups provide input to the completion of the Comprehensive Local Needs Assessment (CLNA)