It is the intent of ECCES to fully comply with all applicable state and federal laws and regulations. Individuals, agencies, organizations, students and interested third parties have the right to file a complaint regarding any ECCES alleged violation of federal and/or state laws. This includes allegations of unlawful discrimination (Education Code Section 200 and 220 and Government Code Section 11135) in any program or activity funded directly by the State or receiving federal or state financial assistance. Complaints must be signed and filed in writing with the State Department of Education: Child Development Division, Complaint Coordinator, 1430 N Street, Suite 3410, Sacramento, CA 95814

U.S. Department of Agriculture Non-Discrimination Statement

In accordance with federal civil rights law and U.S. 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.

If you feel you have experienced discrimination based on race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age, disability, or political beliefs, we encourage you to talk to our Civil Rights Coordinator, Mia Anne Shellabarger at 

To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint form, found online at or at any USDA office, or call (866)632-9992 to request the form. Send your completed complaint form or letter to: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington D.C. 20250-9410 by fax (202) 690-7442 or email at