The Berlin Central School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, age, sex, national origin, ethnic background, disability, military status, marital status, sexual orientation, or any other basis protected by applicable law in the employment and educational opportunities it offers, including vocational educational opportunities. The District is committed to adhering to the nondiscrimination provisions of Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act and the New York Human Rights Law.
The Berlin Central School District also does not discriminate on the basis of sex with respect to employment or in the educational programs and activities it provides (including vocational programs), including the appointment of employees, employment pay, benefits and opportunities, counseling services for students, access by students to educational programs, course offerings, textbooks and student activities, as required by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972.
The Berlin Central School District does not discriminate on the basis of disability in accordance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans With Disabilities Act and the New York Human Rights Law. Furthermore, the District does not discriminate on the basis of disability in admission or access to its programs. No person shall be denied employment or employment advancement solely because of any physical, mental or medical impairment, provided the individual is capable of performing, with or without reasonable accommodation, the essential functions of the job applied for or held.
Inquiries regarding the District’s Non-Discrimination Policy should be directed to:
Section 504 Compliance Officer:
Ms. Angela Pastizzo, Director of Pupil Personnel Services, Berlin Central School District (17400 Route 22 Cherry Plain, NY 12040, Phone: 518-658-1500)
Title IX, Title VI, Title VII, ADA, ADEA and New York Human Rights Law Compliance Officer:
Ms. Kimberly Brownell, Principal Berlin Middle/High School
Ms. Tracy Kent, Principal, Berlin Elementary School
Berlin Central School District (17400 Route 22 Cherry Plain, NY 12040, Phone: 518-658-1500)
The complete grievance procedures applicable to the District’s Non-Discrimination Policy are available for review in the offices of each of the above-named persons, and in the front office of each school building within the district. Copies will be provided upon request.
For further information on notice of non-discrimination, visit https://ocrcas.ed.gov/contact-ocr for the address and phone number of the office that serves your area, or call 1-800-421-3481.