Non-discrimination Policy as to Students The Amherst Nursery School welcomes families and admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate nate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin, sex, marital status, disability, and age in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.
Diversity and Personal Respect The Amherst Nursery School embraces diversity and values the integrity of the individual. Individual differences of religion, culture, socioeconomic status, national origin, race, ethnicity, biological sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, physical appearance, and ability are acknowledged and respected. Every member of the community strives to behave in a sensitive, open, and respectful manner.
A diverse student body is an essential component of an experiential education. Students are most able to understand, appreciate, and respect differences in a setting that includes these differences. Amherst Nursery seeks a diverse community in order to fulfill its mission to provide a strong, education for all students.
EEO Statement The Amherst Nursery School is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination based on the race, color, creed, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, pregnancy, transgender, transsexualism, sexual orientation, age, national origin, citizenship, primary language, military or veteran status, physical handicap, disability, medical condition, mental disability, genetic characteristic or information, ancestry, or based on any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws.
Parent Handbook Joining a cooperative (co-op) means joining a network of supportive families who are also working to give their children superior learning experiences while continuing to grow themselves. ANS fosters relationships and friendships between families through parent education opportunities and monthly social events. Please read the parent handbook and familiarize yourself with its contents. If at any time you have questions, please contact your child’s teacher or the director.
Whistleblower Policy Incompliance with New York State's Not-For-Profit Corporation Law and Labor Laws, you can view Amherst Nursery School's whistleblower policy.