EQUAL OPPORTUNITYThe Michigan City Area Schools and the LaPorte County Career and Technical Education Program have a policy of providing equal opportunity. All courses/activities are open to all students regardless of race, color, sex, handicapping conditions, or national origin including limited English proficiency. Educational services, programs, instruction, and facilities will not be denied to anyone in the Michigan City Area Schools as the result of his or her race, color, sex, handicapping conditions, or national origin including limited English proficiency. For further information, clarification, or complaint, please contact the MCAS School Administration, 408 S. Carroll Avenue, Michigan City, Indiana 46360 at (219) 873-2000 for Title IX (gender equity related issues); or MCAS Director of Special Education, 408 S. Carroll Avenue, Michigan City, Indiana 46360 at (219) 873-2000 for Section 504 (non-discrimination/disability issues and Americans with Disabilities). Any other information concerning the above policies may be obtained by contacting the Superintendent, Dr. Barbara Eason-Watkins, 408 S. Carroll Ave., Michigan City, Indiana 46360 at (219) 873-2000.AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT AND SECTION 504The Americans with Disabilities Act and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act requires the Michigan City Area Schools to ensure that no individual will be discriminated against on the basis of a handicapping condition or disability. This protection applies to students, staff, and all individuals that have access to the School Corporation’s programs and facilities.Students who have disabilities who do not qualify for IDEA (the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act) may be served within the regular education program with an accommodation plan developed through an interactive dialogue between the school, the student, and the student’s parents. Parents/Guardians who believe that their child may have a disability that interferes substantially with the child’s ability to function in school should contact the building principal.