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Notice of Non-Discrimination.
Teachers College (“TC” or the “College”) is committed to providing a working, learning, and living environment free from discrimination and harassment and to fostering a vibrant, nurturing community founded upon the fundamental dignity and worth of all of its members.
Consistent with this commitment, Teachers College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital or partnership status, citizenship or immigration status, military status, disability, pregnancy, genetic predisposition or carrier status, status as a victim of domestic violence, or any other legally protected status in the administration of its admissions policies, educational policies, employment, scholarship, loan, and other College-administered programs; treatment, or in access to College programs or activities.
Students with concerns about possible discrimination may wish to speak with Vice Provost for Student Affairs Tom Rock, 163 Thorndike, (212) 678-3083, Vice President for Diversity and Community Affairs Janice Robinson, 128 Zankel, (212) 678-3391, or confidentially to the Ombuds Officer Katie Embree, 280 Grace Dodge, (212) 678-4169.
Faculty and staff with concerns about possible discrimination may wish to speak with Vice President for Administration Lisa Seales, 120 Whittier Hall, (212) 678-3740, Vice President for Diversity and Community Affairs Janice Robinson, 128 Zankel, (212) 678-3391, or confidentially to the Ombuds Officer Katie Embree, 280 Grace Dodge, (212) 678-4169.
Individuals may also seek assistance outside the TC community:
US Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights (New York Office)
(800) 877-8339 voice/TDD
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
(800) 669-6820 (TTY for Deaf/Hard of Hearing callers only)
(844) 234-5122 (ASL Video Phone for Deaf/Hard of Hearing callers only)
NYS Division of Human Rights
NYC Commission on Human Rights
Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (Title IX) protects individuals from sex discrimination in educational programs and activities at institutions that receive federal financial assistance.
The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding Title IX:
TC Title IX Coordinator
Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Section 504) and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) protect students and employees from disability discrimination.
The following people have been designated to handle inquiries regarding Section 504/ADA:
Section 504 Compliance Officer
Juan Carlos Reyes
Deputy Section 504 Compliance Officer
Pay Transparency. Teachers College will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the College or (c) consistent with the College’s legal duty to furnish information.
Responsible Office: Office of the Vice President for Diversity and Community Affairs
Last Updated: September 2020