Pursuant to District Policy 1510, Americans with Disabilities Act, “it is the policy of the Board of Education that no qualified individual with a disability will, on the basis of disability, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination in employment or under any program, activity, or services sponsored by this Board. The Board will comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended by the Americans with Disabilities Amendments Act of 2008 (hereafter referred to as the Act).”
Additionally, Policy 1510 provides:
Reasonable accommodations, not directly affecting the educational and/or instructional program, will be made to accommodate employment conditions to the needs of qualified individuals with disabilities, such accommodations may include, but are not limited to: making existing facilities used by employees readily accessible to and usable by individuals with disabilities, job restructuring, part-time modified work schedules, reassignment to a vacant position, acquisition or modification of equipment or devices, appropriate adjustment or modifications of examinations, training materials or policies, the provision of qualified readers or interpreters, and other similar accommodations for individuals with disabilities.
Pursuant to Regulation 1510, Americans with Disabilities Act, the Board of Education:
will make reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitation of any otherwise qualified handicapped/disabled applicant or employee unless the Board can demonstrate that the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of the program. Reasonable accommodation may include making facilities used by employees readily accessible to and usable by handicapped/disabled persons and job restructuring, part-time or modified work schedules, acquisition or modification of equipment or devices, the provision of readers or interpreters, and other similar actions.
Employees seeking a reasonable accommodation due to a known physical or mental limitation may do the following:
1. Complete the district’s Reasonable Accommodation Request Form and attach supporting documents;
2. Submit the form, with supporting documents, to Meg Baldwin, HR Generalist, in the HR Department at firstname.lastname@example.org;
3. Participate in an interactive process meeting with HR to discuss possible accommodations.