Compliance Coordinators

The CIA has designated and trained personnel to provide support for reporters, Complainants, and Respondents in cases of allegations arising under this Policy. These include, but are not limited to, the Americans with Disabilities/Section 504 Coordinator (the 504 Coordinator) and the Title IX Coordinator/Age Discrimination Act Coordinator.

The Senior Director of Faculty Relations is designated as the CIA Title IX Coordinator and Age Discrimination Act Coordinator, who is responsible for coordinating compliance with the complex legal and regulatory framework governing Harassment, Sexual Misconduct, and Discrimination (except for disability-based issues). The Title IX/Age Discrimination Act Coordinator's responsibilities include overseeing all complaints of Sexual Misconduct and identifying and addressing any patterns or systemic problems. In addition, the CIA has designated a Deputy Title IX/Age Discrimination Act Coordinator. Inquiries and Complaints concerning these issues may be referred to either:

The Dean of Academic Engagement and Administration is designated as the CIA Section 504 Coordinator, who is responsible for coordinating compliance under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. This law prohibits discrimination based upon disability and requires the CIA to ensure that Students are not excluded from participation in or denied the benefits of any program or activity of the CIA based on disability. Disability-related complaints and associated requests for accommodation are governed by the CIA's Americans with Disabilities Act/Section 504 Compliance Policy (CMP-023). Any individual who believes they may have been discriminated against in an educational program, activity or employment situation on the basis of a disability may file a Complaint with:

Joseph R. Morano, Senior Director—Faculty Relations
Title IX and Age Discrimination Act Coordinator
The Culinary Institute of America
1946 Campus Drive
Hyde Park, NY 12538
Office: Roth Hall, Room S-324
Telephone: 845-451-1314
E-mail: Joe.Morano@culinary.edu

Or

Danielle Glendenning, Manager—Faculty Relations
Deputy Title IX and Age Discrimination Act Coordinator
The Culinary Institute of America

1946 Campus Drive
Hyde Park, NY 12538
Office: Roth Hall, Room W-401
Telephone: 845-905-4369
E-mail: Danielle.Glendenning@culinary.edu

The Dean of Academic Engagement & Administration is designated as the CIA Section 504 Coordinator, who is responsible for coordinating compliance under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. This law prohibits discrimination based upon disability and requires the CIA to ensure that Students are not excluded from participation in or denied the benefits of any program or activity of the CIA based on disability. Disability-related complaints and associated requests for accommodation are governed by the CIA's Americans with Disabilities Act/Section 504 Compliance Policy (CMP-023). Any individual who believes they may have been discriminated against in an educational program, activity or employment situation on the basis of a disability may file a Complaint with:

Carolyn Tragni, Dean—Academic Engagement and Administration
Americans with Disabilities/Section 504 Coordinator (504 Coordinator)
The Culinary Institute of America
1946 Campus Drive
Hyde Park, NY 12538
Office: Roth Hall, Room S-319
Telephone: 845-451-1615
E-mail: Carolyn.Tragni@culinary.edu

Or

U.S. Department of Education
Office for Civil Rights
Lyndon Baines Johnson Department of Education Building
400 Maryland Avenue, SW
Washington, DC 20202-1100
Fax: 202-453-6012; TDD: 1-877-521-2172
E-mail: OCR@ed.gov

The Harassment, Sexual Misconduct, and Discrimination Policy statement can be found at www.ciachef.edu/harassment-policy.