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  • Resolution agreements and lawsuits | Accessible Technology
    institutional resources Develop a method to procure technology that is accessible Create method for individuals to report any access barriers particularly students Resolution a greements The following resolution agreements only apply to the institution that has entered into them However they are summarized here because they are instructive of the issues that OCR and DOJ have prioritized relating to accessible technology Louisiana Tech DOJ Resolution Agreement URL http www ada gov louisiana tech htm A complaint was filed with DOJ by a University student who is blind He alleged that he was unable to participate in a course based on the professor s adoption of an internet based application MyOMLab which was used for numerous aspects of coursework and was inaccessible to him The professor also distributed inaccessible course materials In the course of the investigation DOJ identified additional disability related University policies and or practices including but not limited to the assurance of the delivery of agreed upon modifications for students with disabilities to be addressed in this Agreement NFB vs Penn State Agreement URL http accessibility psu edu nfbpsusettlement A complaint was filed by NFB with the Office for Civil Rights because a variety of computer and technology based websites were inaccessible to blind students and faculty Lawsuits Individuals who have been impacted may also bring a private cause of action under the Americans with Disabilities Act and or Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act The following are examples of University of California at Berkeley Settled May 2013 Disability Rights Advocates represented three Berkeley students in negotiations with Berkeley to improve access to textbooks course readers and library materials for students with print related disabilities The resolution included Creating new policies to improve provision of services and accommodations Implementing a new library print conversion system to enable students to request that a book or journal be converted to accessible digital format Encouraging instructors to identify course readings well before the start of classes Improving the system for providing personal readers when accessible version is not available Implementing scanning machines to allow students to self scan materials into digital formats Remedying barriers in it on line library catalogue system National Federation for the Blind NFB v Maricopa Community College District Filed May 2012 The NFB and a blind student who recently graduated from Mesa Community College filed a lawsuit alleging discrimination against the student and other blind students The lawsuit alleges that third party websites and software applications used for coursework did not work with screen reading software and that clickers were used that are not accessible to blind students Additionally the student alleged that he was excluded from a class because he was blind This case is still pending NFB v Florida State University Settled March 2012 With the assistance of the National Federation for the Blind two blind students filed a lawsuit against Florida State University alleging that the Department of Mathematics discriminated against them by failing to provide them with appropriate accommodations The suit alleged that

    Original URL path: http://www.washington.edu/accessibility/requirements/accessibility-cases-and-settlement-agreements/ (2014-06-24)
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  • Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity | University of Washington
    Pacific Islander AAPI students staff and faculty shared their personal stories in this special series to commemorate AAPI Heritage Month in May More MESA Helps Mark Bennett Overcome the Odds From homeless youth to math major Bennett received support to pursue higher education thanks to the MESA Community College Program More Q A with Colleen Fukui Sketchley 94 A proud alumna and incredible supporter of OMA D Fukui Sketchley reflects on her time as a UW student and what inspires her to give back More Featured Stories June 18 2014 Statewide Summit to Help Undocumented Students Takes Place Friday at UW The University of Washington will join several universities from across the state to host the HB 1079 Summit A Decade of Dreaming Friday June 20 from 9 a m 4 30 p m at the Samuel E Kelly Ethnic Cultural Center ECC on the UW campus June 12 2014 No Longer Invisible Project Celebrates Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage To commemorate Asian American and Pacific Islander AAPI Heritage Month in May University of Washington students staff faculty and alumni shared their personal stories of identity in the No Longer Invisible In Their Own Words project June 5 2014 Hurtado Student Scholars Honored at 44th Annual Celebration Denny Hurtado received the University of Washington s Charles E Odegaard Award and several outstanding student scholarship recipients were recognized at the 44th annual Celebration Fête and Honors held May 22 at UW s Husky Union Building Our Programs Pre College Students Current Students Campus Diversity Alumni Community About The University of Washington Office of Minority Affairs and Diversity OMA D works to increase diversity on campus and enrich the collegiate experience of all UW students faculty and staff History of OMA D Check out the video gallery Connect with Us Support Diversity Your support for diversity related scholarships and programs at the UW is invaluable Learn more about how you can make a difference Ways to Give Make a Gift Vice President s Club Upcoming Events 10 23 14 Instructional Center Reunion Mixer Quick Links Diversity at the UW Faculty Diversity Disability Resources Explore OMA D Office of Minority Affairs Diversity About About Contact Leadership 2013 14 Fact Sheet Assessment Statistics and Policies Pre College Students Educational Talent Search GEAR UP Educator Development Initiative Ida B Wells High School Math Science Upward Bound Recruitment Outreach RISE UP GEAR UP Upward Bound Washington MESA Washington State Early Outreach Partnership Current Students College Assistance Migrant Program Early Identification Program Health Sciences Center Minority Students Program Initiative for Maximizing Student Development Instructional Center Samuel E Kelly Ethnic Cultural Center Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation McNair Program Academic Counseling Services High School Tutor Mentor Program OMA D UWAA Mentor Program OMA D Study Abroad Student Advisory Board TRiO Student Support Services Campus Diversity Diversity Portal Center for Curriculum Transformation Diversity Council Diversity Research Institute Faculty Diversity Faculty Staff Affinity Groups Greater Washington State Higher Education Recruitment Consortium Staff Diversity Alumni Community Alumni and Community

    Original URL path: http://www.washington.edu/omad/ (2014-06-24)
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  • About OMA&D | Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity
    values principles and a climate that enriches the campus experience for all History The story of the Office of Minority Affairs and Diversity spans over 40 years On May 20 1968 members of the Black Student Union and their supporters staged a sit in at the office of UW President Charles Odegaard and submitted a list of demands The demands included increased minority student enrollment at the UW and the establishment of a Black studies program The BSU s actions and President Odegaard s response led to the establishment of student programs that increased minority outreach and enrollment and offered increased student support on campus Since 1968 The Office of Minority Affairs and Diversity has served over 40 000 underrepresented minority educationally and economically disadvantaged students The percentage of students of color enrolled at UW Seattle has increased from 4 percent in 1968 to 35 percent in 2013 Undergraduate graduate and professional students of color at UW Seattle numbered 14 693 in Autumn 2013 Today At the University of Washington and around the state our student programs serve Over 15 000 K 12 students as they prepare and plan for college in collaboration with local school districts and community partners throughout Washington state Over 4 900 undergraduate students with new student orientation academic advising instructional support mentoring and financial aid and scholarship needs 250 students as they prepare for apply to and succeed in graduate and professional programs 2013 14 OMA D Fact Sheet Share this Facebook Twitter Reddit Email Print Comments are closed About OMA D Contact OMA D OMA D Leadership Assessment Statistics and Policies History of OMA D Check out the video gallery Connect with Us Support Diversity Your support for diversity related scholarships and programs at the UW is invaluable Learn more about how you can make a difference Ways to Give Make a Gift Vice President s Club Send to Email Address Your Name Your Email Address Cancel Post was not sent check your email addresses Email check failed please try again Sorry your blog cannot share posts by email Explore OMA D Office of Minority Affairs Diversity About About Contact Leadership 2013 14 Fact Sheet Assessment Statistics and Policies Pre College Students Educational Talent Search GEAR UP Educator Development Initiative Ida B Wells High School Math Science Upward Bound Recruitment Outreach RISE UP GEAR UP Upward Bound Washington MESA Washington State Early Outreach Partnership Current Students College Assistance Migrant Program Early Identification Program Health Sciences Center Minority Students Program Initiative for Maximizing Student Development Instructional Center Samuel E Kelly Ethnic Cultural Center Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation McNair Program Academic Counseling Services High School Tutor Mentor Program OMA D UWAA Mentor Program OMA D Study Abroad Student Advisory Board TRiO Student Support Services Campus Diversity Diversity Portal Center for Curriculum Transformation Diversity Council Diversity Research Institute Faculty Diversity Faculty Staff Affinity Groups Greater Washington State Higher Education Recruitment Consortium Staff Diversity Alumni Community Alumni and Community Resources OMA D Alumni Profiles OMA D

    Original URL path: http://www.washington.edu/omad/about-omad/ (2014-06-24)
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  • Contact OMA&D | Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity
    685 3476 Initiative for Maximizing Student Development 206 221 6016 Instructional Center 206 543 4240 Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation 206 685 3422 Math Science Upward Bound 206 543 9288 Office of Faculty Advancement 206 685 2991 Office of the Vice President and Vice Provost 206 543 6599 Reach Out and Reconnect Re Entry Program 206 685 2823 Recruitment and Outreach 206 543 5715 RISE UP GEAR UP 509 865 8670 Ronald E McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement Program 206 543 6460 Samuel E Kelly Ethnic Cultural Center Theatre 206 543 4635 TRiO Student Support Services 206 543 7132 Upward Bound 206 543 9288 Washington MESA 206 685 8892 Administrative Mailing Address Office of Minority Affairs and Diversity University of Washington 320 Mary Gates Hall Box 352835 Seattle WA 98195 Share this Facebook Twitter Reddit Email Print Comments are closed About OMA D Contact OMA D OMA D Leadership Assessment Statistics and Policies History of OMA D Check out the video gallery Connect with Us Support Diversity Your support for diversity related scholarships and programs at the UW is invaluable Learn more about how you can make a difference Ways to Give Make a Gift Vice President s Club Send to Email Address Your Name Your Email Address Cancel Post was not sent check your email addresses Email check failed please try again Sorry your blog cannot share posts by email Explore OMA D Office of Minority Affairs Diversity About About Contact Leadership 2013 14 Fact Sheet Assessment Statistics and Policies Pre College Students Educational Talent Search GEAR UP Educator Development Initiative Ida B Wells High School Math Science Upward Bound Recruitment Outreach RISE UP GEAR UP Upward Bound Washington MESA Washington State Early Outreach Partnership Current Students College Assistance Migrant Program Early Identification Program Health Sciences Center Minority Students Program

    Original URL path: http://www.washington.edu/omad/about-omad/contact/ (2014-06-24)
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  • OMA&D Leadership | Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity
    of the Samuel E Kelly Ethnic Cultural Center Theatre Norma Rodriguez Director of the Office for Faculty Advancement Peter Scott Director of Technology and Systems Management Federally Funded Program Directors Phyllis Harvey Buschel Curriculum Director Government Relations for Washington MESA Luz Iñiguez Director of the College Assistance Migrant Program Loueta Johnson Director for RISE UP GEAR UP Roseann London Director for GEAR UP Educator Development Initiative Karlotta J Rosebaugh Director for HSC Minority Students Program Ricardo Valdez Director UW Yakima Valley Community Partnership UW Community Partnerships Leny Valerio Buford Director for Upward Bound Teri Ward Director for Initiative for Maximizing Student Diversity Kristian Wiles Director of Student Support Services Director of Student Support Services STEM Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics Dave Wolczyk Director for Upward Bound Math Science Share this Facebook Twitter Reddit Email Print Comments are closed About OMA D Contact OMA D OMA D Leadership Assessment Statistics and Policies History of OMA D Check out the video gallery Connect with Us Support Diversity Your support for diversity related scholarships and programs at the UW is invaluable Learn more about how you can make a difference Ways to Give Make a Gift Vice President s Club Send to Email Address Your Name Your Email Address Cancel Post was not sent check your email addresses Email check failed please try again Sorry your blog cannot share posts by email Explore OMA D Office of Minority Affairs Diversity About About Contact Leadership 2013 14 Fact Sheet Assessment Statistics and Policies Pre College Students Educational Talent Search GEAR UP Educator Development Initiative Ida B Wells High School Math Science Upward Bound Recruitment Outreach RISE UP GEAR UP Upward Bound Washington MESA Washington State Early Outreach Partnership Current Students College Assistance Migrant Program Early Identification Program Health Sciences Center Minority Students Program Initiative

    Original URL path: http://www.washington.edu/omad/about-omad/leadership-team/ (2014-06-24)
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  • Assessment | Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity
    unit is also charged with ensuring that reliable verifiable findings are obtained on a regular basis and that these findings along with recommendations are reported to key stakeholders The conceptual framework that guides this unit s assessment strategies described below has been adapted from a publication titled Achieving Equitable Educational Outcomes with All Students The Institution s Roles and Responsibilities by Georgia L Bauman Leticia Tomas Bustillos Estela Mara Bensimon M Christopher Brown II and RoSusan D Bartee 2005 Click photo to enlarge Click here to download PDF For more information about the Assessment Unit please contact OMA D Associate Vice President Emile Pitre at empit uw edu Share this Facebook Twitter Reddit Email Print Comments are closed About OMA D Contact OMA D OMA D Leadership Assessment Statistics and Policies Related Links Reports Send to Email Address Your Name Your Email Address Cancel Post was not sent check your email addresses Email check failed please try again Sorry your blog cannot share posts by email Explore OMA D Office of Minority Affairs Diversity About About Contact Leadership 2013 14 Fact Sheet Assessment Statistics and Policies Pre College Students Educational Talent Search GEAR UP Educator Development Initiative Ida B Wells High School Math Science Upward Bound Recruitment Outreach RISE UP GEAR UP Upward Bound Washington MESA Washington State Early Outreach Partnership Current Students College Assistance Migrant Program Early Identification Program Health Sciences Center Minority Students Program Initiative for Maximizing Student Development Instructional Center Samuel E Kelly Ethnic Cultural Center Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation McNair Program Academic Counseling Services High School Tutor Mentor Program OMA D UWAA Mentor Program OMA D Study Abroad Student Advisory Board TRiO Student Support Services Campus Diversity Diversity Portal Center for Curriculum Transformation Diversity Council Diversity Research Institute Faculty Diversity Faculty Staff Affinity Groups

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  • Statistics and Policies | Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity
    University of Washington from granting preferential treatment to any individual or group on the basis of race sex color ethnicity or national origin in the operation of public employment public education or public contracting Many of the policies that were drafted at the University of Washington following I 200 remain active working policies for the UW today Draft UW Interim I 200 Employment Policies Draft UW Interim I 200 Student Policies Revised Policy for Financial Aid Commitment to Diversity Diversity Statement UW Vision and Values Reports 2009 2010 Office of Minority Affairs and Diversity Annual Report Share this Facebook Twitter Reddit Email Print Comments are closed About OMA D Contact OMA D OMA D Leadership Assessment Statistics and Policies Related Links Stats Archives History of OMA D Check out the video gallery Connect with Us Support Diversity Your support for diversity related scholarships and programs at the UW is invaluable Learn more about how you can make a difference Ways to Give Make a Gift Vice President s Club Send to Email Address Your Name Your Email Address Cancel Post was not sent check your email addresses Email check failed please try again Sorry your blog cannot share posts by email Explore OMA D Office of Minority Affairs Diversity About About Contact Leadership 2013 14 Fact Sheet Assessment Statistics and Policies Pre College Students Educational Talent Search GEAR UP Educator Development Initiative Ida B Wells High School Math Science Upward Bound Recruitment Outreach RISE UP GEAR UP Upward Bound Washington MESA Washington State Early Outreach Partnership Current Students College Assistance Migrant Program Early Identification Program Health Sciences Center Minority Students Program Initiative for Maximizing Student Development Instructional Center Samuel E Kelly Ethnic Cultural Center Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation McNair Program Academic Counseling Services High School Tutor Mentor Program

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  • Pre-College & Recruitment | Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity
    Wells High School Alternative high school instruction on the UW campus for up to 40 students Diverse multicultural curriculum uses a coordinated studies approach to learning Contact 206 685 3476 Go Math Science Upward Bound A U S Department of Education TRiO program Serves students interested in science technology engineering and mathematics at Seattle s Chief Sealth Cleveland and Franklin high schools College planning financial aid and scholarship applications Career exploration workshops field trips and cultural activities Six week summer program on the UW campus for qualified high school students Go Recruitment and Outreach Connects with students and families on site at high schools college fairs and community gatherings throughout Washington state Sponsors UW campus visits and events Meets with students about admissions procedures scholarships and financial aid Go RISE UP GEAR UP Serves middle and high school students in Yakima Skagit and Klickitat Valleys Educational and career planning Mentoring tutoring and test preparation Go Upward Bound A U S Department of Education TRiO program Serves high school students at Seattle s Chief Sealth Cleveland Franklin Nathan Hale high schools College planning financial aid and scholarship applications WASL PSAT SAT and ACT test preparation workshops Six week summer program on the UW campus for qualified high school students Go Washington MESA Serves K 14 students throughout the state of Washington Builds a pathway to college and careers in science technology engineering and mathematics Offers academic plans SAT PSAT preparation study skills training career and college exploration parent leadership development and teacher training opportunities Hands on math and science competitions at local and regional levels Go These programs serve students who are from low income families or who have experienced hardships students who will be the first in their family to graduate from a four year college underrepresented minority students and students who were deprived of an adequate education due to poverty or discrimination Share this Facebook Twitter Reddit Email Print Comments are closed Latest Pre College News MESA Community College Program Helps Students Overcome the Odds April 8 2014 GEAR UP EDI Hosts Workshops for Willapa Valley Educators January 31 2014 Washington MESA Supports State Adoption of Next Generation Science Standards October 15 2013 Tacoma Teacher Receives MESA s Mona Bailey Leadership Award September 19 2013 GEAR UP EDI Summer Institute Prepares Educators for State Standards September 6 2013 Send to Email Address Your Name Your Email Address Cancel Post was not sent check your email addresses Email check failed please try again Sorry your blog cannot share posts by email Explore OMA D Office of Minority Affairs Diversity About About Contact Leadership 2013 14 Fact Sheet Assessment Statistics and Policies Pre College Students Educational Talent Search GEAR UP Educator Development Initiative Ida B Wells High School Math Science Upward Bound Recruitment Outreach RISE UP GEAR UP Upward Bound Washington MESA Washington State Early Outreach Partnership Current Students College Assistance Migrant Program Early Identification Program Health Sciences Center Minority Students Program Initiative for Maximizing Student Development Instructional Center Samuel E

    Original URL path: http://www.washington.edu/omad/pre-college-recruitment/ (2014-06-24)
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