PUBLIC NOTICE: Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Modesto City Schools is committed to achieving full compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Modesto City Schools DOES NOT:

  • Deny the benefits of District programs, services, and activities to qualified individuals with a disability on the basis of a disability.
  • Discriminate on the basis of disability in access to or provision of programs, services, activities of the District, or application for employment or employment to qualified individuals with disabilities.
  • Provide separate, unequal or different programs, services or activities, unless the separate or different programs are necessary to ensure that the benefits and services are equally effective.

Modesto City Schools operates its programs so that, when viewed in their entirety, they are readily accessible to or usable by individuals with disabilities.
 
Modesto City Schools welcomes those with disabilities to participate fully in the programs, services and activities offered to students, parents, guardians and members of the public.  If you need a disability-related modification or accommodation, including auxiliary aids or services, to participate in any program, service or activity offered to you, contact the district ADA Coordinator at least 48 hours before the scheduled event so that we may make every reasonable effort to accommodate you. [Government Code Section 54953.2; Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 202 (42 U.S.C. Section 12132).]
 
The U.S. Department of Education has recognized the importance of extracurricular activities, particularly club, intramural and interscholastic athletics in the daily lives of all students including qualified students with disabilities.  Modesto City Schools wishes to be responsive and compliant with this law and to that end has and will implement appropriate procedures to assess a student with disabilities qualifications to participate in extracurricular activities, work with the appropriate organizations, leagues and clubs to ensure compliance, and work to provide reasonable accommodation whenever practicable and consistent with the stated purpose of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
 
In accordance with Section 35.106 of the Americans with Disabilities Act, all participants, applicants, organizations and interested individuals are advised and noticed that the ADA Coordinator for the District is:
 
Mark Herbst
Assistant Superintendent, Special Education Office
Modesto City Schools District
426 Locust St.
Modesto, CA 95351-2699
Phone: (209) 574-1600