Public Notice – Notice of Rulemaking and Notice of Meeting – District Board of Trustees of Miami Dade College

The  District  Board  of  Trustees  of  Miami  Dade  College  will  hold  its  monthly  meeting  on  Tuesday,   September 20, 2022.  The meeting will begin at 8:00 a.m.  It will be held at the North Campus located at 11380 NW 27th Avenue in the Conference Center (Room 3249) and via livestream at

During the meeting, The District Board of Trustees will consider the amendment of the below Rule:

Policy I-21 – Equal Access/Equal Opportunity

The amended Rule will update references to the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) standards, as well as reference to location of the Accessibility Statement through the Equal Opportunity Programs/ADA link found in the footer of all Miami Dade College owned or controlled websites.

Section 1001.64, Florida Statutes

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;
Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended 29 U.S.C. § 794d;
The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974;
Copyright Act of 1974;
American with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA);
Civil Rights Act of 1991; 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;
The US Patriot Act of 2001;
The Technology, Education and Copyright Harmonization Act of 2002 (“Teach  Act”);
American with Disabilities Act Amendment Act of 2008 (ADAAA);
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;
State Board of Education Rules 6A-19.001 and 6A-19.010, Florida Administrative Code;
Whistleblower’s Act, Sections 112.3187-31895, Florida Statutes;
Chapter 119, Florida Statutes;
Chapter 760, Florida Statutes;
Chapter 815, Florida Statutes;
Section 1000.05, Florida Statutes; and
Section 1001.64, Florida Statutes

To request a copy of the proposed amendment or to request a public hearing, contact Nanette C. Orange, Paralegal, at Office of Legal Affairs, Miami Dade College,  300 N.E. 2nd Avenue, Room 1453, Miami, Florida 33132 or within 21 days of this Notice.

Iliana Castillo-Frick – Vice Provost for Human Resources

Madeline Pumariega – College President
Malou C. Harrison, Ph.D. – Executive Vice President and Provost

At the meeting, the Board of Trustees may also discuss potential real estate transactions.

If a person decides to appeal any decision made 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 American 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) not later than  7 business days prior to the meeting on this Notice.

Dated this 19th day of August 2022.

Madeline Pumariega
Secretary to the District Board of Trustees

Publication of this Notice on the 19th day of August 2022.