USDA Nondiscrimination Statement In accordance with federal civil rights law and United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing, or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English. To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: , and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by: (1) mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; (2) fax: (202) 690-7442; or (3) e-mail . This institution is an equal opportunity provider.
Child Find is an ongoing process in the Okeene Public Schools. The programs are available to children ages birth through 21, residing in this district. Sites are wheelchair accessible. Children suspected of having disabilities which may require special and related services may be referred for screening and evaluation through local schools. Public law mandates confidential evaluation and placement for: visually impaired, hearing impaired, physical disabilities, mental handicaps, speech or language disabilities, learning disabilities, emotional disturbances or other special needs. If there are students who need to be enrolled in any of these programs or need other special classes, please contact Lauren Coleman, Special Services Coordinator (580-822-3219) or Mike Jinkens Superintendent, (580-822-3268). All services are confidential and without charge. Okeene Public School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, age or disability in admission to its programs, services or activities, in access to them, in treatment of individuals, or in any aspects of their operations. The Okeene Public School also does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices.