1.150 - Accommodating Breastfeeding Students

  • Students who choose to breastfeed an infant after returning to school are provided reasonable accommodations.  A student who is a nursing mother may take reasonable breaks during the school day to express breast milk or breastfeed her infant.  Reasonable accommodations include, but are not limited to:

    1. Access to a private and secure room, other than a bathroom, to express breast milk or breastfeed an infant.
    2. Permission to bring onto school campus a breast pump or other equipment used to express breast milk.
    3. Access to a power source for a breast pump or any other equipment used to express breast milk.
    4. Access to a place to store expressed breast milk safely.
    5. Reasonable breaks to accommodate the student’s need to express breast milk or breastfeed an infant child.
    6. The opportunity to make up work missed due to the student’s use of reasonable accommodations for breastfeeding.

     

    Complaints regarding violations of this procedure should be made to the District’s Complaint Manager or Non-Discrimination Coordinator.

    Nondiscrimination Coordinator: 
    Dr. Donn Mendoza, Superintendent 
    P. 847.270-9003
    dmendoza@rlas-116.org

    Complaint Managers:
    Eric Apgar, Assistant Superintendent of Educational Services
    P. 847.270.9454
    eapgar@rlas-116.org 

    and

    Dr. Mary Lamping, Chief Operations Officer
    P. 847.270.9017
    mlamping@rlas-116.org