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Our Commitment

to accessibility
Our Commitment

At the Metropolitan Education District, we are dedicated to ensuring that our website is accessible to everyone, regardless of their abilities or the technology they use. Accessibility is at the heart of our mission to provide an inclusive experience for all our users.

What We Are Doing

To create a positive and inclusive environment, we are following the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1. These guidelines help us make web content more accessible for people with disabilities and user-friendly for everyone. We are continuously working towards full compliance, aiming for Level AA as our website's target.

Specific Accessibility Features

  • Keyboard Navigation Support: Navigate our site using only your keyboard.
  • Text Resizing Options: Easily adjust the text size for better readability.
  • Screen Reader Compatibility: Our site is optimized for NVDA, JAWS, and VoiceOver screen readers.
  • ARIA Landmarks: Clear landmarks to help screen reader users navigate efficiently.
  • High Contrast Mode: Switch to a high contrast mode to improve visibility.
  • Accessibility Toolbar: Access tools for text size adjustments, screen reader activation, and color contrast changes.

How Are We Doing?

While we have made significant strides in enhancing our website's accessibility, we recognize that there are areas we are still working on, particularly with PDF documents. We are committed to ongoing improvements and welcome your feedback to help us achieve full compliance.

Alternative Contact Methods

If you encounter any accessibility issues or need assistance accessing a document in a different format, please contact us. You can contact us through the following ways:

Phone: (408) 723-6400

Third-Party Content

Our website may contain content from third-party providers. While we do not control its accessibility, we are committed to providing alternative formats upon request. Please get in touch with us if you have trouble accessing any third-party content.

Accessible Document Conversion

If you require any documents in an accessible format, don't hesitate to get in touch with us. We will promptly provide you with the documents in a format that meets your needs, ensuring that all users can access our information without barriers.

Ongoing Audits and Continuous Improvement

We conduct regular audits to assess and enhance the accessibility of our website. Your feedback is crucial to our continuous improvement efforts. We appreciate your input and encourage you to share your experiences and suggestions.

Training and Resources

Our team undergoes regular training to stay updated on the latest accessibility standards and best practices. This ensures that we maintain and improve the inclusiveness of our digital content.

Compatibility Information

Our website is optimized for the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge browsers. We also ensure compatibility with popular assistive technologies like screen readers.

Legal Compliance and Accessibility Policy

We strive to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and other applicable accessibility laws. For more information, please refer to our District and School Website Board Policy.

Let Us Know What You Think

Your feedback is essential to our efforts to improve. If you have enjoyed using our website or encountered any issues, please let us know. We are here to help and will work with you to resolve any problems and provide information in an alternative format if needed.