The Spotswood Board of Education is fully supportive of equal opportunities for all individuals and shall maintain a harmonious learning and working environment within the school system. In compliance with laws and regulations, the Spotswood Board of Education guarantees equal educational and employment opportunities to all individuals regardless of age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, sex, affectional or sexual orientation, religion, handicap, and social or economic status. An affirmative action plan is part of every aspect of educational and employment decisions and operations including but not limited to (1) contract employment practices, (2) educational programs and school/classroom procedures, and (3) sexual harassment. Full descriptions of these practices are included in the policies #1530, #5755, #2260, #1140, #3362, #5751, #4352, #5512, among others.
The Spotswood Board of Education is an affirmative action employer and holds all its employees and students responsible for maintaining a learning and working environment that is free from harassment and all discriminatory practices. Harassment or favoritism on any basis is prohibited. When harassment has been determined to take place, disciplinary action shall follow. The district has on file policies (#1530, #5755, #2260, #1140, #3362, #5751, #4352, #5512) addressing these issues as they relate to interactions of student to student, staff to student, and staff to staff.
Procedures for reporting incidents that violate policies are included in the documents. These policies and procedures are available in the principals’ offices, superintendent’s office, and in the office of the Board of Education. If you need more information, you may contact one of the following Affirmative Action Officers:
District Affirmative Action Officer, Schoenly School