If the LEA provides Career-Related Learning then they must provided these opportunities in a nondescriminatory manner. Assurances that employers participating in any on-the-job training also do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability should also be obtained for all work experiences, work study, apprenticeship, and/or other career-related learning.

 

Documentation

 What documents can be used to indicate compliance with Career-Related Learning Standards?

  • Copies of any cooperative education training plans and agreements and other written agreements with outside businesses or other agencies (i.e., cosmetology contract, aviation contract, etc)
  • Cooperative work experiences, work study, apprenticeship, and/or other career-related learning, placement policies, and criteria for placement
  • Enrollment and assignment data, including hours of work, of students presently in cooperative work experiences, work study, and/or other career-related learning
  • List of programs and activities concerning cooperative work experiences, work study, apprenticeship, and/or other career-related learning
  • Career-related learning materials available in alternate learning formats

What essential elements do assurance need to contain?

  • An indication that the employer does not discriminate with regard to race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age
  • An indication that the employer understands that the community college does not enter into any agreements with businesses which discriminate with regard to race, color, national origin, sex, or disability

 

Resources

Equal Employment Opportunity In Apprenticeship and Training
e-CFR Document: CFR 29 Part 30

The Guidance Counselor’s Role in Ensuring Equal Educational Opportunity
http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/docs/hq43ef.html