Equity in Education

Federal and State law prohibits discrimination on the basis of gender, race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, affectional or sexual orientation (real or perceived) age, marital status, disability or social or economic status.

New Jersey Title 6 (Equality in Educational Programs) requires that all school districts submit the following to the Commissioner of Education:

  1. Resolution of Equal Educational Opportunity
  2. Affirmative Action Plan for School and Classroom Practices which deals with equal opportunity within the school setting (generally those areas involving the district's "Educational Opportunity" Policy).
  3. Affirmative Action Plan for Employment/Contract Practices, which deals with equal opportunity and contractual vendor relationships.

Grievance Procedure

Any student, parent, teacher, administrator, or staff member who has a grievance involving affirmative action may contact any of the following agencies for information:

District Affirmative Action Officers as follows:

  • Ms. Wendy Rozwadowski-Dravis- Documentation and reports
  • Ms. Kelly Kernasovic - Documentation and reports
  • Ms. Ida Rhines-Clendenin - Student grievances and/or procedures
  • Mr. Brian Blake - Faculty and staff grievances and/or procedures
  • Dr. Beverlee Tegeder - Grievances/reports/ web page management
  • Ms. Leslie Port - Textbook Review

For information regarding New Jersey Title 6:

New Jersey Division of Civil Rights, Sixth Floor, 104 E. Front Street, P.O. Box 090, Trenton, NJ 08625-0090

(609) 292-4605 


For information regarding Federal Title IX:

US Office for Civil Rights, Region II, US Department of Education, 32 Old Slip, 26th Floor, New York, NY 10005-2500

(646) 428-3900

District Officers

Ms. Wendy Rozwadowski-Dravis (732) 505-5920

Ms. Kelly Kernasovic (732) 505-5910

Mr. Brian E. Blake (732) 505-5800

Dr. Beverlee A. Tegeder (732) 505-3900

Ms. Leslie Port (732) 505-5677

Ms. Ida Rhines Clendenin (732) 505-5705