Acquiring and Maintaining Civil Rights Compliance. VDOE Office of Federal Program Monitoring. What does this have to do with CTE?. As a result of litigation in 1973, (Adams v. Califano ), the Department of Health Education and Welfare was directed to enforce civil rights
Office of Federal Program Monitoring
As a result of litigation in 1973, (Adams v.
Califano), the Department of Health Education
and Welfare was directed to enforce civil rights
requirements in vocational education programs
through compliance reviews, a survey of
enrollments and related data, and the issuance
of guidelines explaining the application of Title
VI regulations to vocational education.
(OCR) is charged with the mission to ensure equal access to
education and to promote educational excellence throughout
the nation through vigorous enforcement of civil rights.
This includes OCR led on-site civil rights
reviews!Exactly who is in charge of oversight?
As the state’s Methods of Administration (MOA)
Coordinator, I am responsible for continuous
monitoring of civil rights compliance in Virginia’s
public secondary schoolsthat offer CTE.
On-site civil rights compliance reviews conducted by
VDOE are MOA reviews. However, they are mandated
discrimination based on race, color, and national origin) 34 CFR
discrimination based on gender) 34 CFR Part 106
discrimination based on disability) 34 CFR Part 104
(prohibiting discrimination based on disability) 28 CFR Part 35
Eliminating Discrimination and Denial of Services on the
Basis of Race, Color, National Origin, Sex and Handicap, “The
Guidelines”, Federal Register, March 21, 1979, Vol. 44, No. 56
Eleven civil rights focus areas…
5.Counseling and Pre-career and Technical Programs- (promotional/recruitment materials, scheduling methodologies, counseling of LEP, disabled, and female/male students)
9. Employment-(hiring and promotion practices,
application forms and materials, salary scales)
10. Access and Admissions- (admissions
procedures and practices, applications, provisions for
LEP and disabled students)
11. Comparable Facilities- (facilities programs
and services provided for males/females and disabled/
Civil rights compliance is a sharedresponsibility.
Who should I share this with?:
Target Pool 2008-2009
Dickenson Richmond City I *
Dinwiddie Richmond City II *
Franklin Co. Roanoke City
Middlesex Williamsburg/ James City Co.
804-225-2768 or Sandra.Ruffin@doe.virginia.gov
804-225-2618 or Bonnie.English@doe.virginia.gov