Mission Statement

    The Pompton Lakes Public School District is committed to maintaining a diverse environment that is free from discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, sex, gender identity or expression, affectional or sexual orientation, social or economic status, or disability.


    Appointment of Affirmative Action Officers

    Whereas, New Jersey public schools and the Pompton Lakes Public School District are required to develop and implement a Multi-Year Equity Plan to identify and resolve all equity needs affecting its schools, pupils, or staff, as indicated in N.J.A.C. 6:4-1 et seq.; and Whereas, an affirmative action officer is necessary to uphold the regulations pertaining to N.J.S.A. 18A:36-20; N.J.S.A. 10:5; N.J.A.C. 6A:7; Guidelines for the Desegregation of Public Schools in New Jersey (1989); Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973; The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990; Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (I.D.E.A.) of 1997; now therefore be it Resolved, that affirmative action officers be appointed for the Pompton Lakes Public School School District.


    Affirmative Action Officer:

    Michelle Fenwick, District Affirmative Action Officer

    973-835-4722 (23)/ 973-7100 (1540) or michelle.fenwick@plps.org.


    Resources for Affirmative Action

    The following are a few of the resources available for additional information on Affirmative Action:


    New Jersey State Division on Civil Rights



    U.S. Department of Education Office of Civil Rights



    U.S. Department of Justice Civil Rights Division



    American Association for Affirmative Action



    Affirmative Action Laws and Regulations