Website Accessibility Statement
It is the goal of Somers Central School District that the information on this website be accessible to individuals with physical limitations or visual, hearing or cognitive disabilities.
Good faith efforts have been made to ensure that our site complies with New York state standards on website accessibility (New York State OFT Policy, P04-002, Accessibility of State Agency Web-based Intranet and Internet Information and Applications) and with Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0, set forth by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) to the best of our technical ability.
The majority of pages in our site are available in HTML format that can be deciphered by screen readers. Some documents are in Adobe PDF format, which require Adobe Acrobat Reader to view. If you do not already have Adobe Acrobat Reader on your computer, you can download it for free from the Adobe website. Some features on this site may require the Adobe Flash Player to view. If you don’t have the Adobe Flash Player, please visit the Adobe website to download it.
As part of Somers' commitment to Accessibility, we have adopted a leading-edge Web Accessibility solution called AudioEye. AudioEye's toolbar helps ensure that our websites are optimized to provide users with an accessible experience by conforming to WCAG 2.0 Level AA guidelines. In addition, the AudioEye technology includes a toolbar, which includes a suite of free assistive web personalization utilities that allow our users to customize their unique user experience to meet their needs. Click here to learn more about AudioEye.
If you are unable to access any page(s) in our site, please contact the Compliance Officer at the Somers Central School District: Title IX/Title VII/EEO Compliance Officer and Section 504/Age Discrimination Act Coordinator- Matthew Carr, Director of Human Resources & Student Services, 240 Route 202, Somers, NY 10589, (914) 277-2434, MCarr@somersschools.org with detailed information on the location of the page or document you were attempting to access. Be sure to include your name, email address and telephone number so that we may contact you to provide the information in another format.
Please note that some pages on the Somers Central School District website contain links to third party sites, which are not within our control and may not comply with accessibility standards. Somers Central School District is not responsible for the content, facts, opinions or accessibility of third party sites.
Non-Discrimination Statement of the Somers Central School District
The Somers Central School District (“District”), its officers and employees, shall not discriminate against any individuals, including but not limited to students, employees or applicants on the basis of age, religion, race, creed, color, gender expression or identity, national origin, sex, disability, marital status, veteran or military status, sexual orientation, or predisposing genetic characteristics. This policy of nondiscrimination includes access by students to educational and/or vocational programs; counseling services for students; course offerings and student activities; recruitment, appointment and promotion of employees; and employment pay and benefits, and it is required by Title IX of Education Amendments of 1972 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as attended and then promulgated thereunder, not to discriminate in such a manner. This policy also provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups.
Any citizen, student or employee who feels that s/he or her/his rights under Title VI, VII, IX/EEO, Section 504/Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) or the Boy Scouts of America Equal Access Act have been violated by the District or its officials should direct all complaints to the Compliance Officer at the Somers Central School District: Title IX/Title VII/EEO Compliance Officer and Section 504/Age Discrimination Act Coordinator- Matthew Carr, Director of Human Resources & Student Services, 240 Route 202, Somers, NY 10589, (914) 277-2434, MCarr@somersschools.org.
Complaints can also be filed directly with: US Department of Education Office of Civil Rights, New York Office, 32 Old Slip, 26th Floor, New York, NY 10005-2500, (646) 428-3800 (tel), (646( 428-3843 (fax), Email: OCR.NewYork@ed.gov.