Compliance

STATEMENT OF COMPLIANCE WITH FEDERAL LAW

The Michigan Department of Education complies with all Federal laws and regulations prohibiting discrimination, and with all requirements of the U.S. Department of Education and U.S. Department of Agriculture.

The Michigan Department of Education does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups.

USDA NON-DISCRIMINATION

In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992.

Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:

MAIL:

U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410

FAX:

(202) 690-7442

EMAIL:

program.intake@usda.gov

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

Title II and Section 504 Coordinator
Brittany Edwards
Michigan Department of Education
608 West Allegan Street
P.O. Box 30008
Lansing, Michigan 48909
517-241-1253‚Äč
EdwardsB9@michigan.gov

Title IX Coordinator
Elizabeth Collins
Michigan Department of Education
608 West Allegan
P.O. Box 30008
Lansing, Michigan 48909
517-241-2091
CollinsE2@michigan.gov

Web Accessibility Coordinator
Mike Flaminio
Michigan Department of Education
608 West Allegan Street
P.O. Box 30008
Lansing, Michigan 48909
517-241-2326
flaminiom@michigan.gov