Services for Students 2011/2012 by Kentucky Community and Technical College System

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ready to work assistance for low-income parents student rights and responsibilities ready to work rtw is a partnership between the kentucky community and technical college system and the ky cabinet for health and family services rtw is designed to promote the success of low-income parents who attend community and technical colleges in kentucky it can help with each college within kctcs has a varied and distinguished tradition of higher education each college’s students faculty and staff form an academic community that while sharing certain characteristics with other types of associations organizations and societies is rightly considered unique as a community and should be governed respected and supported as a college community the system has an obligation to maintain an atmosphere of academic freedom to set and maintain standards of scholarship and conduct for students at each college and to provide awareness for responsible student citizenship in the academic community ky adult education services if you didn’t finish high school there are free classes at adult education centers and online to prepare you to take the ged test if you are a high school graduate and need to improve your reading math or communication skills you may be eligible for free adult education services in every kentucky county as well as online kctcs colleges serve as the adult education service providers in many kentucky counties policies and procedures right to know kctcs colleges support the intent of the student right to know campus security act and are committed to providing a safe and secure environment for all students and employees several approaches may be utilized for crime prevention such as • burglar alarms • campus security officers • key control system • light sensors • local police patrol • motion detection system • building checks • video monitor and closed circuit cameras • visitor control processes additionally crime prevention efforts include the dissemination of information at student orientations faculty in-services and student organization meetings conduct that violates the intent of this act and poses an unacceptable risk to members of the community of the kctcs college shall result in appropriate disciplinary action as defined by policy the student rights and responsibilities may be found in the kctcs code of student conduct available on line at under “students” drug-free policy kctcs colleges are committed to providing a safe environment for students faculty and staff the kctcs colleges have adopted the following drug-free policy being under the influence of alcohol or other drugs or the use possession distribution manufacture or sale of illegal or unauthorized drugs is prohibited and is punishable as a felony offense on campus or within 1000 yards of campus conduct that violates this definition poses unacceptable risks and disregards the health safety and welfare of members of the kctcs college community shall result in disciplinary action up to and including suspension or termination the kctcs colleges are in compliance with the drug-free workplace act of 1988 and drug-free schools and communities act amendment of 1989 sexual harassment kctcs colleges are committed to providing a learning environment free from sexual harassment all kctcs employees and students shall avoid offensive or inappropriate behaviors sexual harassment a form of sexual discrimination includes unwelcome sexual advances requests for sexual favors or other verbal or physical actions of a sexual nature when submission to such conduct is made explicitly or implicitly as a term or condition of the student’s status in a course program or activity or is used as a basis for academic or other decisions affecting such student or when such conduct has the purpose or effect of substantially interfering with the student’s academic performance or creates an intimidating hostile or offensive academic environment grievance procedures grievance procedures for students are found in the kctcs code of student conduct specific details may be obtained by visiting the kctcs website at under “students” 55 services for students • counseling advising and mentoring • referrals to community resources • job references and referrals • job readiness life skills and academic success seminars • work study opportunities both on and off campus contact your college rtw coordinator to determine if you are eligible for rtw services.