The School is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is our policy to administer all of our employment practices, including those pertaining to recruitment, hiring, placement, transfer, promotion or compensation, layoff or termination, and selection for training in a nondiscriminatory manner without regard to age, color, sex, national origin, disability, race, religion, or status of a Vietnam veteran or on any other basis prohibited by federal, state, or local law. The School will also make reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Any employee with a question or concern about discrimination in the workplace is encouraged to bring their concern to the attention of the Head of School and/or Principal(s) or their designee. If the Head of School and/or Principal(s) is allegedly of concern with regards to discrimination, the individual shall bring the question or concern to the attention of the Co-founders. If the Co- founders are allegedly of concern with regards to discrimination, the individual shall bring the question or concern to the attention of the Board. No reprisal will be permitted for raising concerns or making a report. Anyone determined to have engaged in discrimination or retaliation for a report of discrimination will be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment.
29 USC § 631; 29 USC § 206(d); 42 USC § 2006(c); 42 USC § 12101; R.C. 4112.02.
CONTINUOUS NOTICE OF NON-DISCRIMINATION
Northwest School of the Arts does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities and provides equal access as required by the Boy Scouts of America Equal Access Act. At this time, Northwest School of the Arts does not provide third parties with access to the school facilities. The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:
Title IX Coordinator & Investigator
Derrick Lockett, Principal
Title IX Decision Maker
Tamika Cleveland, Regional Vice President
Sarah Martin, HR
Special Education Contact
1441 W. 116th St., Cleveland, OH
Enrollment will not be denied to any eligible applicant based on the basis of sex, race, religion, national origin, ancestry, pregnancy, marital or parental status, sexual orientation, or physical, mental emotional or learning disability. Northwest School of the Arts will not discriminate in its pupil admissions policies or practices whether on the basis of intellectual or athletic ability, measures of achievement or aptitude, or any other basis that would be illegal if used by any public school.
Northwest School of the Arts is a community school established under Chapter 3314 of the Revised Code. Northwest School of the Arts is a public school and students enrolled and attending the school are required to take state-mandated assessments and other examinations prescribed by law. Students who have been excused from the compulsory attendance law for purposes of home education ad defined by the Administrative Code shall no longer be excused for the purposes upon their enrollment in a community school. For more information about this matter contact the school administrator or the Ohio Department of Education.