Notice of Nondiscrimination
Nondiscrimination References for Education Programs: Education Code Sections 66250 et seq.; 200 et seq; 72010 et seq.; Accreditation Standard 1.6; Penal Code Sections 422.55 et seq.; Title 5 Sections 59300 et seq.
Woodland Community College shall provide access to its services, classes, and programs without regard to national origin, religion, age, or, gender identity, gender expression, race or ethnicity, color, medical condition, genetic information, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, physical or mental disability, pregnancy or because he or she is perceived to have one or more of the foregoing characteristics, or based on association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.
All courses, including noncredit classes, shall be conducted without regard to the gender of the student enrolled in the classes. As defined in the Penal Code, “gender” means sex, and includes a person’s gender related appearance and behavior whether or not stereotypically associated with the person’s assigned sex at birth.
Woodland Community College shall not prohibit any student from enrolling in any class or course on the basis of gender.
Academic staff, including but not limited to counselors, instructors, and administrators shall not offer program guidance to students that differs on the basis of gender.
Insofar as practicable, Woodland Community College shall offer opportunities for participation in athletics equally to male and female students.
Nondiscrimination References for Employment: Education Code Sections 87100 et seq; Title 5 Sections 53000 et seq.; Government Code Sections 11135 et seq; 12940 et seq.
Woodland Community College shall provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees regardless of national origin, religious creed, age, sex, gender, race, color, medical condition, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, status as a Vietnam-era veteran, physical or mental disability, or because he or she is perceived to have one or more of the foregoing characteristics.
All employment decisions, including but not limited to hiring, retention, assignment, transfer, evaluation, dismissal, compensation, and advancement for all position classifications shall be based on job-related criteria as well as be responsive to the District’s needs.
Woodland Community College shall from time to time as necessary provide professional and staff development activities and training to promote understanding of diversity.