-- 1100 -- OCAG Foundation and Governing Board Policies

A.  Non-Discrimination

No person shall, on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, religion, gender, sex, national origin (including English language learners), marital status, disability or any legally protected class, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity, or in any employment conditions or practices conducted by this School, except as provided by law.

The School shall comply with all state and federal laws, which prohibit discrimination and are designed to protect the civil rights of applicants, employees, and/or students, or other persons protected by applicable law.

The School shall admit students to programs and classes without regard to race, color, national or ethnic origin.

B.  Articles of Incorporation

The Articles of Incorporation are the official and primary rules governing the management of the organization in accordance with the laws of the state of Florida and the United States of America. The Articles of Incorporation, and any amendments thereto must be duly approved by the governing board and submitted to the state of Florida through the Florida Division of Corporations.

C.  Bylaws

The corporate Bylaws are the set of rules made by the organization to control the operation of the governing board and the corporation itself.

D.  Policy Manual

The policy manual, as adopted and updated by the governing board, provide direction over the general day-to-day operation of the organization. The policies shall be adopted by the board by a majority vote and shall represent the official direction given by the governing board. All staff members of the organization should become familiar with and carry out the directives of the policy manual.

Adopted: 02/06/2024