Policies

Non-Discrimination Policy

EdAdvance does not discriminate in any of its programs, activities, or employment practices on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation, veteran, marital or familial status, ancestry, genetic information, gender identity or expression, or any other basis prohibited by law. To file a complaint of discrimination write USDA Director, Office of Civil Rights, Washington, DC 20250-9410.

Title IX and Reporting Abuse and Neglect

The agency is responsible for protecting what are often the most vulnerable members of society. As such, it is paramount that employees of EdAdvance carry out their job duties and statutory mandates to bring to our attention (and other appropriate outside authorities) when they observe a student 1) who has been subject to sexual harassment, in light of new requirements under Title IX and/or 2) may have been subject to abuse or neglect, in light of mandated reporting obligations.


Complaints of Gender Discrimination and/or Unlawful Harassment

For claims of unlawful gender discrimination or sexual harassment, please contact:

 

Title IX Coordinator, Aisha Alam
860.567.0863 ext.1311 
alam@edadvance.org

Title IX Investigator, Kristen DiVenere
860.567.0863 ext.1158 
divenere@edadvance.org

Title IX Decision Maker, Rose Forzano
860.567.0863 ext.1111 
forzano@edadvance.org

Title IX Appeal Decision Maker, Tracey Lay
860.567.0863 ext.1143 
lay@edadvance.org

Title IX Complaint Form

Website Accessibility

EdAdvance is committed to ensuring accessibility of its website for students, parents, and members of the community with disabilities.

In the event that inaccessible content or functionality is encountered, such content should be reported so that the content or functionality can be made accessible. 

If, because of a disability, you are unable to access content on EdAdvance's website, have questions about the accessibility of content or technology used by EdAdvance, and/or would like to report barriers to accessing any technology used by EdAdvance, including this website, please contact:

Devonna Dionne, MBA
Director of Marketing & Communications

dionne@edadvance.org
860.567.0863

Online Policies


Copyright

As a user of the web site, you acknowledge and agree that the content (photos, images, design layout and text) placed on the EdAdvance Web Site is protected by copyright, trademark and other intellectual property laws. Users may download the content the content only for your personal non-commercial use. The content may not otherwise be copied or modified without the written permission of EdAdvance.

 

The information on EdAdvance’s Web Site is provided solely for educational and informational purposes. All information placed on the web site shall be and remain the property of EdAdvance.

 

Disclaimer of Liability

The user assumes all responsibility and risk for the use of this web site and the Internet generally. EdAdvance makes no warranties of any kind, whether express or implied, for the services provided in connection with the use of the website. Under no circumstances, including negligence, shall EdAdvance, it’s programs, or its employees or anyone else involved in creating or maintaining this web site be liable for any DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL or CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, or LOST PROFITS that result from the use or inability to use the web site and/or any other web sites which are linked to this site. Nor shall EdAdvance, it’s programs, or its employees or anyone else involved be liable for any such damages including, but not limited to, reliance by a member or visitor on any information obtained via the web site; or that result from mistakes, omissions, interruptions, deletion of files, viruses, errors, defects, or any failure of performance, communications failure, theft, destruction or unauthorized access. In states which do not allow some or all of the above limitations of liability, liability shall be limited to the greatest extent allowed by law.

 

Online Conduct

Visitors agree to use the web site only for lawful purposes and are prohibited from posting on the web site any unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory or obscene material of any kind, including, but not limited to, any material which encourages conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability or otherwise would violate any applicable local, state, national or international law. This applies to any posting that could be termed as Sexual Harassment and or Discrimination.

 

Users also agree that they will not attempt to gain unauthorized access to the web site or go beyond their authorized access. Attempting to subvert network security, to impair functionality or disrupt the operation of the network, to bypass restrictions set by the administrators, or to destroy data by spreading computer viruses or by any other means is prohibited.

The use of EdAdvance’s web site is a privilege, not a right. Inappropriate use will result in cancellation of a user’s privilege.