New Jersey Department of Education

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Methods of Administration (MOA) Civil Rights Compliance Review Program

The United States Department of Education (ED), Office for Civil Rights (OCR) oversees the Methods of Administration (MOA) Program in States and territories of the United States.  The purpose of the MOA Program is to ensure that all students enrolled in comprehensive high school districts, county vocational-technical school districts, and community college have  equal access to high-quality CTE programs regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, or disability status. The responsibilities under the MOA program are set forth in Guidelines for Eliminating Discrimination and Denial of Services on the Basis of Race, Color, National Origin, Sex, and Disability in Vocational Education Programs (Guidelines). The following implementing regulations govern the MOA Program.


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For more information, contact

Dr. Michele Doughty,
NJ MOA Coordinator/EPDS3-PLS
Office of Career Readiness

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