The Miami Dade College District Board of Trustees will hold its regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, April 19, 2016 at the College’s Wolfson Campus, which is located at 300 NE 2nd Avenue, Miami. The meeting will be held in Room 2106 (James K. Batten Community Room) and will begin at 8:00 a.m. During the meeting, a Public Hearing will be held pertaining to the amendment of the following Rule:
RULE NUMBER /TITLE:
I-21 – Equal Access/Equal Opportunity
The Rule will include reference to Miami Dade College Procedure 4055 – Services Provided for Students with Disabilities, Direct Threat Assessment, regarding the process for conducting a direct threat assessment; and statutory references to Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (Title II), as amended, 42 U.S.C. §§12131 et seq., and its implementing regulation at 28 C.F.R. Part 35; and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, 29 U.S.C. §794, and its implementing regulation at 34 C.F.R. Part 104.
Title VI, VII and VIII, Civil Rights Act of 1964;
Section 485(f) of the Higher Education Act of 1965;
Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972;
Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, 29 U.S.C. §794, and its
implementing regulation at 34 C.F.R. Part 104;
Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA);
Civil Rights Act of 1991;
Americans with Disabilities Act Amendment Act of 2008 (ADAAA);
Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (Title II), as amended,
42 U.S.C. §§12131 et seq., and its implementing regulation at 28 C.F.R. Part 35;
Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008 (GINA);
Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act of 2012;
Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (“Clery Act”);
Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013;
Florida Civil Rights Act, Chapter 760, Florida Statutes;
Florida Educational Equity Act, Section 1000.05, Florida Statutes;
Whistle-blower’s Act, Sections 112.3187-31895, Florida Statutes;
Section 1001.64, Florida Statutes; and
State Board of Education Rules 6A-19.001 and 6A-19.010
If requested within twenty-one (21) days of this Notice, a hearing will be held at the time, date and place listed below:
April 19, 2016
Miami Dade College
300 N.E. 2nd Avenue
Miami, Florida 33132
The person to be contacted regarding the proposed rule amendment is Nanette C. Orange, Paralegal, Office of Legal Affairs, Miami Dade College, 300 N.E. 2nd Avenue, Miami, Florida 33132.
A copy of the preliminary text, when available, can be obtained at no cost by submitting a written request to Nanette C. Orange at the address given above.
ORIGINATOR OF RULE:
Iliana Castillo-Frick, Vice Provost for Human Resources
Eduardo J. Padrón – College President
Rolando Montoya – College Provost for Operations
If a person decides to appeal any decision made with respect to this or any other matter considered at this meeting, he or she will need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be heard.
Individuals with disabilities as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act who wish to attend the meeting and need special accommodations can request them by calling (305) 237-0269 or through the Florida Relay System (1-800-955-8771).
Dated this 15th day of March, 2016
Eduardo J. Padrón
Secretary to the
District Board of Trustees
Publication of this Notice on the 16th day of March, 2016