It is a policy of the State Board of Education and a priority of the Oregon Department of Education that there will be no discrimination or harassment on the grounds of race, color, sex, marital status, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, or disability in any educational programs, activities or employment. Persons having questions about equal opportunity and nondiscrimination should contact:
255 Capitol Street NE,
ODE works closely with the regional U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Agriculture Office of Civil Rights and other organizations committed to equal opportunity, nondiscrimination and respectful environments.
The ODE offers training, technical assistance and alternate dispute resolution opportunities for students, schools, districts, parents and interested parties regarding civil rights and equal opportunity. For information on training, assistance, or dispute resolution, please contact Winston Cornwall, Education Specialist, Civil Rights/Equal Opportunity, Office of Educational Improvement & Innovation, phone: 503-947-5675 or fax: 503-378-5156.
The Oregon Department of Education is an equal opportunity educator and employer.