Training-for-Adults
                             KLC Couture Development Center, Inc.

                                  Sewing/Couture Fashion Design Training
                                                           for Adults
KLC Couture Development Center, Inc. is an extension and Private Training Provider under Legal Full Business Name KLC Couture Career Development Center, Inc. which is a  501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.  KLC Couture Development Center, Inc. is offering extended workshops under the Sewing/Couture Fashion Design Training for ages 16 years old to adults only.  KLC Couture Development Center, Inc. is also the Maryland State Trade Name for the Sewing/Couture Fashion Design Training under Legal Full Business Name KLC Couture Career Development Center, Inc. The Sewing/Couture Fashion Design Training for ages 16 years old to adults is approved by the Maryland Higher Education Commission.

KLC Couture Development Center, Inc. extended private training services offers workshops to the Maryland general public for charitable purposes under Legal Full Business Name KLC Couture Career Development Center, Inc., which is also the Federal registered Tradmark under the 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. The students will gain personal enrichment opportunities, present artwork in the forms of exhibitions or shows, obtain quality educational learning experiences, integrate coursework and curricula materials into real life situations within a nondiscriminatory environment developed for the students to meet training goals.

KLC Couture Development Center, Inc. will offer free workshops for the extended Sewing/Couture Fashion Design Training to low-income students ages 16 years old to adults, if grant funding becomes available.

Based on the completion of the Sewing/Couture Fashion Design Training, students ages 16 years old to adults will receive a Certificate of Achievement for the completion of individual training workshops.

The students may not transfer any workshop, Workshop Hours or Ceritificates of Achievement  to any school, educational training facility, University, College, Center or Institution of Higher Education.   The workshops are noncredit.

KLC Couture Development Center, Inc. does not offer job placement assistance and job preparatory services.


The Sewing/Couture Fashion Design Training workshops are listed in a suggested order and are designed for each student to master the skills that are necessary for each level of learning needed for their own personal skills enrichment as the President, Kischenna L. Coley of the Center has obtained.

The students are not obligated to take all of the workshops if they choose not to do so.

All of the training workshops are designed in the order in which the President has gone through similar training to obtain a Bachelors of Fine Arts Degree in Fashion Design. The President has prepared the Sewing/Couture Fashion Design Training so that each student will receive the necessary educational level of learning experiences. The Sewing/Couture Fashion Design Training will allow the students to master the skills necesary for their own personal enrichment as the President has obtained.  

If the students feel that they are not ready to attend a regular college or university of higher education, they can attend the Center's workshops at an affordable cost.  The students will be able to learn at their own pace.  However, in order for them to receive individual Certificate of Achievement, they must meet the requirements of each workshop.

The students will always attend workshops at KLC Couture Development Center, Inc. that are never overcrowded.  The students will have the opportunity to have one-on-one learning experiences with the teacher.

If a student decides to take all of the workshops, KLC Couture Development Center, Inc. Sewing/Couture Fashion Design Training  total tuition cost will be under $10,000.00.

PRESIDENT'S NOTE TO THE STUDENTS:


Specialized Training

Sewing/Couture Fashion Design Training

A Different Kind of Private Training Development Center

We are a one of a kind Private Training Development Center in Temple Hills, MD and have one campus. Our challenge is to stay focused on our goal: providing a safe environment where the students can stay focused and learn quality education in the areas of Sewing/Couture Fashion Design within a short period of time at a reduced tuition cost.

KLC Couture Development Center, Inc. Sewing Couture Fashion Design Training offers hands on experiences. We are also small enough to know all of our students' names.  KLC Couture Development Center, Inc. will prepare the students for their own personal enrichment skills in the areas of Sewing/Couture Fashion Design.

Students will have access to the following while enrolled in the Sewing/Couture Fashion Design Training:

free parking, computer lab usage, internet, on-campus library, sewing equipment and supplies, art lab and art equipment, technology lab and equipment.

DESCRIPTION OF STUDENTS' SERVICES


Specialized Training

Sewing/Couture Fashion Design Training

A Different Kind of Private Training Development Center

We are a one of a kind Private Training Development Center in Temple Hills, MD and have one campus. Our challenge is to stay focused on our goal: providing a safe environment where the students can stay focused and learn quality education in the areas of Sewing/Couture Fashion Design within a short period of time at a reduced tuition cost.

KLC Couture Development Center, Inc. Sewing Couture Fashion Design Training offers hands on experiences. We are also small enough to know all of our students' names.  KLC Couture Development Center, Inc. will prepare the students for their own personal enrichment skills in the areas of Sewing/Couture Fashion Design.

Students will have access to the following while enrolled in the Sewing/Couture Fashion Design Training:

free parking, computer lab usage, internet, on-campus library, sewing equipment and supplies, art lab and art equipment, technology lab and equipment.

DESCRIPTION OF STUDENTS' SERVICES

KLC Couture Development Center, Inc. individual Sewing/Couture Fashion Design Training workshops schedule options are listed below as follows:



    MONTHS                         DATES                                    WORKSHOP                            WORKSHOP               
   OFFERED                                                                                                                                     TIME                 

    January                1/3/2017 – 1/31/2017           Costume History                 5:30 P.M. – 8:30 P.M.
    February       2/2/2017 – 2/9/2017

      March                  3/2/2017 - 3/30/2017                       Introduction to                  5:30 P.M. - 10:30 P.M.
                                                                                              Fashion Design

       April                    4/4/2017 - 4/27/2017                       Basic Sewing                     5:30 P.M. – 10:30 P.M.
       May                     5/2/2017 - 5/9/2017


      June                    6/1/2017 - 6/29/2017                      Basic Drawing                     5:30 P.M. – 8:30 P.M.
    

      July                     7/6/2017 - 7/28/2017                    Fashion Illustration               5:30 P.M. – 8:30 P.M.
    August                   8/1/2017 - 8/8/2017


  September             9/5/2017 - 9/28/2017                            Hat Making                      5:30 P.M. – 9:30 P.M.


   October             10/3/2017 - 10/31/2017                              Textiles                          5:30 P.M. - 10:30 P.M.


  November           11/2/2017- 11/30/2017                   Digital Photography             5:30 P.M. - 10:30 P.M.


  December           12/5/2017- 12/281/2017                   Pattern Manipulation            5:30 P.M. - 10:30 P.M.


  January                1/2/2018 - 1/30/2018                       Advanced Sewing                5:30 P.M. – 8:30 P.M.
  February                 2/1/2018 - 2/8/2018


   March                   3/1/2018 - 3/29/2018                         Figure Drawing                   5:30 P.M. - 8:30 P.M.
    April                     4/2/2018 - 4/9/2018


     May                      5/1/2018 - 5/31/2018                  Portfolio Development            6:00 P.M. - 8:00 P.M.
    June                     6/5/2018 - 6/7/2018


     July                      7/3/2018 - 7/31/2018              Fashion Industry Practices       6:00 P.M. - 8:00 P.M.
   August                   8/2/2018 - 8/9/2018

September               9/4/2018-9/27/2018                  Introduction to Jewelry            5:30 P.M. - 8:30 P.M.
  October               10/2/2018 - 10/9/2018                               Making
                                                                                      and Basic Jewelry Making
 

  November            11/1/2018 - 11/29/2018                  Guide to Producing              5:30 P.M. - 10:30 P.M.
                                                                                               a Fashion Show


  December             12/4/2018 - 12/27/2018                   Line Development              5:30 P.M. - 10:30 P.M.


Note: All of the workshops are offered on each Monday, Wednesday and Friday.

The students are required to attend each workshop on its scheduled day.  They can not miss any days if they wish to pursue a Certificate of Achievement for each individual workshop.
SCHEDULE OPTIONS FOR THE SEWING/COUTURE FASHION DESIGN TRAINING
ALL LEGAL HOLIDAYS OBSERVED

KLC Couture Development Center, Inc. will be closed on the following holidays:

JANUARY, NEW YEAR’S DAY
JANUARY, MARTIN LUTHER KING’S DAY
FEBRUARY, WASHINGTON’S BIRTHDAY
MAY, MEMORIAL DAY
JULY, INDEPENDENCE DAY
SEPTEMBER, LABOR DAY
OCTOBER , COLUMBUS DAY
NOVEMBER, VETERANS DAY
NOVEMBER, THANKSGIVING DAY
DECEMBER, CHRISTMAS DAY

PREREQUISITES FOR WORKSHOPS
KLC Couture Development Center, Inc. Sewing/Couture Fashion Design Training workshops have some prerequisites that are set in place for safety, experience and levels of expertise. There are some workshops that do not have prerequisites.    


The following workshops have prerequisites listed below as follows:


Costume History - No Prerequisite

Introduction to Fashion Design
Prerequisite: Costume History

Basic Sewing - No Prerequisite

Basic Drawing - No Prerequisite

Fashion Illustration
Prerequisite: Basic Drawing

Hat Making
Prerequisites: Basic Sewing

Textiles
Prerequisites: Costume History and Introduction to Fashion Design

Digital Photography - No Prerequisite

Pattern Manipulation
Prerequisites: Costume History, Introduction to Fashion Design, Basic Sewing, Basic Drawing, Fashion
                           Illustration, and Textiles

Advanced Sewing
Prerequisites: Costume History, Introduction to Fashion Design, Basic Sewing, Basic Drawing, Fashion
                           Illustration, Textiles and Pattern Manipulation

Figure Drawing
Prerequisites: Basic Drawing and Fashion Illustration

Portfolio Development
Prerequisites: Costume History, Introduction to Fashion Design, Basic Sewing, Basic Drawing, Fashion
                           Illustration, Textiles, Digital Photography, Pattern Manipulation, Advanced Sewing and Figure
                           Drawing

Fashion Industry Practices
Prerequisites: Costume History, Introduction to Fashion Design, Basic Sewing, Basic Drawing, Fashion
                           Illustration, Hat Making, Textiles, Digital Photography, Pattern Manipulation, Advanced Sewing,
                           Figure Drawing, Portfolio Development and Jewelry Making

Jewelry Making
Prerequisites: Costume History, Introduction to Fashion Design, Basic Drawing, and
                           Portfolio Development

Guide to Producing a Fashion Show
Prerequisites: Costume History, Introduction to Fashion Design, Basic Sewing, Basic Drawing, Fashion
                           Illustration, Hat Making, Textiles, Digital Photography, Pattern Manipulation, Advanced Sewing,
                           Figure Drawing, Portfolio Development, Fashion Industry Practices and Jewelry Making

Line Development
Prerequisites: Costume History, Introduction to Fashion Design, Basic Sewing, Basic Drawing, Fashion
                           Illustration, Hat Making, Textiles, Digital Photography, Pattern Manipulation, Advanced Sewing,
                           Figure Drawing, Portfolio Development, Fashion Industry Practices, Jewelry Making and
                           Guide to Producing a Fashion Show

WORKSHOP COST BREAKDOWN


    Cost for Each Workshop                 Cost for Each        Instructional     Lab Fee     Rental Books           Cost for each
                                                           Workshop                  Fee             Fee               (Tuition)                workshop
                                                                                                                                                                                  for Each                                                                                                                                                                                                including                                                                                                                                                                                             Registration                                                                                                                                                                                                  and                                                                                                                                                                                                   Enrollment                                                                                                                                                                                 Fees

      Introduction to Fashion Design                    100.00                     40.00            50.00                86.95                       276.95
        
                 Basic Sewing                                    100.00                     40.00            50.00                86.95                        276.95

                Basic Drawing                                    100.00                     40.00            50.00                86.95                        276.95
 
            Fashion Illustration                                 100.00                     40.00           50.00                86.95                        276.95

                   Hat Making                                       100.00                     40.00          50.00                 86.95                        276.95

                     Textiles                                          100.00                      40.00          50.00                 86.95                        276.95

          Digital Photography                                  100.00                      40.00          50.00                 86.95                        276.95

         Pattern Manipulation                                  100.00                      40.00         50.00                110.95                        300.95

           Advanced Sewing                                    100.00                       40.00         50.00                 86.95                        276.95

             Figure Drawing                                       100.00                      40.00         50.00                  86.95                       276.95

       Portfolio Development                                  100.00                     40.00          50.00                  86.95                       276.95

   Fashion Industry Practices                                100.00                      40.00         50.00                  86.95                       276.95

      Introduction to Jewelry                                  100.00                      40.00         50.00                  86.95                       276.95
           Making and Basic
             Jewelry Making

        Guide to Producing                                      100.00                      40.00         50.00                   86.95                      276.95
          a Fashion Show

         Line Development                                       100.00                      40.00        50.00                   86.95                       276.95


The Registration Fee and Enrollment Fee are included in the tuition for each workshop.

The estimated cost for tuition for all of the workshops is $4,819.10 for two years of training.

NOTE: The Instructional Fee, Lab Fee, Rental Books Fee, Registration Fee and the Enrollment Fee are all broken down and included in the Cost of Tuition. Students are responsible for providing supplies, notions fabrics and materials needed to complete projects for each workshop. A list of supplies will be provided to the students during the registration of each workshop for which they have enrolled.


STUDENTS' GRADING POLICY
Identified below is the grading scale for the KLC Couture Development Center, Inc. Sewing/Couture Fashion Design Training. The minimum passing score is 73% out of 100%.



                   Grading Scale                                             Scoring Criteria                                Grade Point Average

                    93 – 100 = A+                                                    Superior                                                       4.0
                      90 – 92 = A-                                                  Outstanding                                                   3.7
                      87 – 89 = B+                                                   Excellent                                                       3.3
                      83 – 86 = B                                                Above Average                                                 3.0
                      80 – 82 = B-                                                     Average                                                        2.7
                      77 – 79 = C+                                                 Acceptable                                                     2.3
                      73 – 76 = C                                           Needs Improvement                                            2.0
                      70 – 72 = C-                                              Below Average                                                 1.7
                      67 – 69 = D+                                                      Poor                                                           1.3
                      64 – 66 = D                                                Above Failure                                                  1.0
                               64 = F                                                Below Failure                                                   0.0

DESCRIPTION OF EARLY AND FREQUENT EVALUATION POINTS

The students’ progress will be evaluated at the end of each week of training per workshop. The progress report cards will be provided to each student.

The students will be issued a formal report card after the last day per workshop. The report cards will be mailed to each student.

A student who does not meet the requirements of the training will be terminated.

A minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0 in all workshops is required for the students’ standards of academic progress throughout the training.  If a student's cumulative grade point average falls below 2.0, or if he/she does not meet the requirements of the training, he/she will be terminated.

Failure to Achieve the Minimum Academic Standards

If a student fails to achieve the minimum academic standards of a grade point average of 2.0 and does not maintain a 100% attendance rate for any week he/she will result in a termination from the training immediately.


PASSING GRADE
A student must earn a grade of C (or higher) which is a grade point average of 2.0 for each workshop.

GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS
Criteria/obligations the student must meet before receiving a Certificate of Achievement:

In order to graduate from the KLC Couture Development Center, Inc., the student must:

      a. Maintain an attendance rate of 100% for each workshop to meet graduation requirements.

      b.  An absence is an absence. Every time a student is absent, tardy or leaves early the time must be
           counted, regardless of the reason. No make up days will be provided unless the Center is closed due
           to bad weather.  Students certainly can be required to make up the work they miss, but not the time.

      c. The only time a student may be excused from missing a workshop day will be due to the following:  An
           Official Leave of Absence will be granted in the case of Hazardous Weather Conditions, State
           Emergencies or Court Summons.  If an Official Leave of Absence should occur, the instructor will
           schedule a make-up day.

      d. Complete and submit all assigned work with a minimum grade of a C, which is a cumulative grade point
          average of 2.0.

      e.  Satisfy all financial obligations to the Center.

      f. Complete all of the workshops.

      g. All of the Center’s property must be returned.

Note: Upon fulfilling all graduation requirements, the students will be awarded a Certificate of Acheivement
           for each individual workshop completed from the KLC Couture Development Center, Inc.
           Sewing/Couture Fashion Design Training. Students will be recognized during the graduation
           ceremony for their accomplishment and the completion of all of the workshops.

REFUND POLICY
REFUND POLICY

KLC Couture Development Center, Inc. Sewing/Couture Fashion Design Training refund policy addresses the items listed below:

a.If the Center closes or discontinues a workshop, the Center shall refund to each currently enrolled
          student monies paid by the student for tuition and fees and monies for which the student is liable for
          tuition and fees.

b.       Refunds are available in full when the student cancels at least one day before the workshop begins. No
          refunds will be provided to a student once the registered workshop begins. Students are urged to
          register early a week in advance before the scheduled workshop begins.

c.      If a student is terminated from the Sewing/Couture Fashion Design Training due to failure to achieve the
         minimum academic standards of a grade point average of 2.0 and does not maintain a 100% 
         attendance rate for any week he/she will result in no refund.

d.     The date of withdrawal or termination is the last date of attendance by the student.  A refund due to a
         student shall be based on the date of withdrawal only a week before the scheduled date of  the
         workshop. The full refund will be paid to the student within 30 days from the date of
         withdrawal.
WHAT IS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AT KLC COUTURE DEVELOPMENT CENTER?

Information technology at KLC Couture Development Center, Inc. includes:

the electronic mail network, including Web-Mail 
World Wide Web-site (http://www.klccouturedevelopmentcenter.com) or all of its linked pages
data and voice networks and network connections
computer laboratory equipment
KLC Couture Development Center, Inc. owned or leased personal computers, laptops, servers, network
        control devices, printers, facsimile machines, modems, and telephone equipment
computers, laptops, servers, network control devices, leased USB drives, leased floppy disk, scanners,
        printers, facsimile machines, modems, and telephone equipment, that are connected to KLC Couture
        Development Center, Inc. computer network through any means (telephone, network connection, or
        wireless connection)
ACTIVITIES THAT ARE PROHIBITED
IILEGAL ACTIVITY

An illegal activity is one that might expose you or KLC Couture Development Center, Inc. to civil or criminal legal action, or may endanger the Center's tax-exempt status.

COPYRIGHT AND TRADMARK INFRINGEMENT

Unauthorized copying of software; graphic illustrations and images; music, games, or videos; or other copyrighted or trademarked material is prohibited.

POLITICAL MOVEMENTS OR CAMPAIGNS

You may not use KLC Couture Development Center, Inc. technology resources for political movements or campaigns. If you are involved with a political cause, or protest, you cannot use KLC Couture Development Center, Inc. e-mail account to send messages on behalf of that cause. If you are involved with a political party, you may not use your KLC Couture Development Center, Inc. e-mail account to send messages to your co-workers, encouraging them to vote for a particular candidate or party. If you are a candidate for government, civic, or public office, you cannot use your KLC Couture Development Center, Inc. technology e-mail account to send messages for your campaign and non-KLC Couture Development Center, Inc. related fund-raising activities.

This also applies to e-mail attachments, such as pictures and graphics, and personal web sites that are offensive to others.

KLC Couture Development Center, Inc. will be vigilant about e-mail messages, web sites, etc., which contain language or pictures that violate any of the Center’s policies, such as the following:

Student Conduct, Protection against Sexual Harassment, Conflict of Interest, or Dissemination of Confidential Information

Activities that compromise or threaten the functioning of the Center’s network, database systems, telecommunications systems, or security measures

Activities that conflict with the Center's policies or local, state, county, or international law
WHAT ACTIVITIES ARE PERMITTED
KLC Couture Development Center, Inc. information technology resources exist to support the mission and goals of the Center. Appropriate and non-appropriate uses of the system include:

Academics and research
Academic support
Data management and support
Routine electronic mail communication for the purpose of the training
Routine Internet use, including World Wide Web browsing, file transfers, instant messaging,
         telecommunications for training purposes
(The students may use technology for the purpose of Internet Protocol but may not use the
         technology for video relay telephony.)
Students are allowed to use multimedia applications for training projects only.

E-mail messages can be personal in nature, but they should be courteous in language and tone. E-mail messages can be forwarded instantly to others. If a person is offended by an email, he/she can complain to KLC Couture Development Center, Inc. and the email will be investigated. If we find that you sent an e-mail message containing offensive language or pictures, we might have to take action. This applies whether you originate offensive materials or forward offensive material that you receive from others.



REASONS FOR TERMINATION FROM KLC COUTURE DEVELOPMENT CENTER, INC. SEWING/COUTURE FASHION DESIGN TRAINING INCLUDE:
Cheating: using or attempting to use unauthorized materials, information, or study aids in any academic
         exercise. Participants must adhere to the guidelines provided by their instructor for completing
         coursework and may not present the same (or substantially the same) work for more than one
         workshop without obtaining approval from the instructor of each workshop.
Fabrication: intentional and unauthorized falsification or invention of any information or citation.
Plagiarism: representing the words or ideas of another as one’s own. All ideas, arguments and phrases
         submitted without attribution to other sources, must be the creative product of the student. Plagiarism
         includes copying portions of the writing of others with only minor changes in wording, with inadequate
         footnotes, quotes, or other reference forms of citation or only a list of references. Paraphrasing without
         appropriate citation is also plagiarism.
Collusion: intentionally or knowingly helping or attempting to help another to violate policies.
         Participants may only collaborate within the limits prescribed by their instructors.
Gross misconduct, which jeopardizes the safety of fellow students and faculty
No smoking tobacco products, drugs or alcohol use while on campus
Weapons of any type on your person while on campus
Unprofessional behavior in a workshop, on campus or at a Center's event
Repeated failure to conform to the dress code
Repeated failure to maintain satisfactory progress
Repeated failure to comply with the attendance policy
Failure to comply with the policies
Bomb threats
Verbal Threats
Racial Slurs

BAD WEATHER POLICY
threats against any individual, group, organization, or physical structure
• ethnic slurs
• racial slurs
• religious slurs
• sexual orientation slurs
• statements that embarrass or humiliate any individual, group, or organization

THREATING THE FUNCTIONING OF KLC COUTURE DEVELOPMENT CENTER, INC. DATABASE

Activities that compromise or threaten the functioning of the KLC Couture Development Center, Inc. network, database systems, telecommunications systems, or security measures, unintentional or intentional, well-meaning or malicious, can compromise or threaten the functioning of the information technology resources are prohibited.

HARASSMENT

Harassment of any individual or group through e-mail, web sites, blogs or any other online means is prohibited. If the students send unwanted e-mail messages, make unwanted advances and send unwanted Instant messages to another person, it is harassment.

USE OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY FOR PERSONAL GAIN

The students may not use KLC Couture Development Center, Inc. technology resources for personal gain—e.g., to make money, personal advertisements, operating a personal business online, transactions such as want ads or auction purchases, ongoing purchases, sale, trade transactions, selling products and services online.  For example, if the students offer tutoring, or operate a sewing service, or sewing repair services, they may advertise them from their own personal e-mail accounts or web site, but not on KLC Couture Development Center, Inc. technology, e-mail account or web-sites.

PORNOGRAPHY

Pornography is prohibited at KLC Couture Development Center, Inc.

PROHIBITED ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATION
BAD WEATHER POLICY

Please call (301) 423-8648 or 240-676-3830 after 7:00 A.M. for a recording regarding workshop cancellations due to bad weather conditions. If a workshop has been cancelled another makeup day will be scheduled.


BEHAVIOR POLICY
KLC Couture Development Center, Inc. reserves the right to terminate a student from the training due to inappropriate behavior, bullying, discrimination of any sort, fighting, using profanity, smoking and using drugs in the Center. No refunds will be given for previous, completed workshops and the current workshop from which the student is terminated. The student may not be readmitted in the training.  If the student has paid individual workshops in advance that have not begun, a full refund will be provided for each workshop that has not been taken.
ASSIGNMENTS POLICY
Assignments instructions are always provided during a workshop.

KLC Couture Development Center, Inc. does not allow rescheduling of final exams unless the Center provides a makeup workshop day due to bad weather or Center closing.


IDENTIFICATION OF THE CENTER-SPECIFIC RIGHTS, PRIVILEGES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
DRESS CODE

In an effort to improve safety and the atmosphere for learning in KLC Couture Development Center, Inc.,  the  students will dress in a manner that reflects positively on themselves and the Center.  Just as employees must conform to workplace standards, so must students. 

ACCEPTABLE ATTIRE:

1.Shirts/Blouses:  Shirts and blouses must not show any cleavage/breasts, stomach,  and should
          be long enough to extend below the waist/belt line.  All garments must not have the following: profane
          obscene language, nude pictures or vulgar gestures, hidden or double meanings displayed nor any
          racial ethnic sexist slurs, alcohol or tobacco products and messages which promote violence or the
          use of drugs of any type.

2.       Skirts or Shorts:  All skirts and shorts need to be at least three inches above the knee.

3.       Jeans/Slacks:  All jeans and slacks must not show the buttocks.

4.Coats, Jackets:  All coats and jackets must not have the following: profane
          obscene language, nude pictures or vulgar gestures, hidden or double meanings displayed nor any
          racial ethnic sexist slurs, alcohol or tobacco products and messages which promote violence or the
          use of drugs of any type.

UNACCEPTABLE ATTIRE:

5.No clothing allowed in the Center with underwear showing.
6.No see-through garments allowed in the Center, which reveal bras or bare breasts and underwear.
7.No pajamas and bed slippers are allowed in the Center.
8.No micro-mini skirts, mini dresses, and mini shorts allowed in the Center.

KLC Couture Development Center, Inc. Dress Code is a dynamic document.  Changes may be made at any time.  Discretion may be used to determine appropriate attire for the Center by the President.  Students or parents will be notified of any changes.

CONSEQUENCES: 

One warning will be given.

The consequence will result in termination from the Sewing/Couture Fashion Design Trainingg.
DISCLOSURE POLICY OF STUDENTS RECORDS
The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) affords you, the student, rights with respect to your education records. They are the following:

1. The right to inspect and review the education records within 45 days if the KLC Couture 
    Development Center, Inc. receives your request for access. You must submit to admissions a
    written request that identifies the record(s) you wish to inspect. The President will make
    arrangements for access and notify you of the time and place where the records may be inspected.

2. The right to request the amendment of education records that you believe are inaccurate or
    misleading. You must write the Center’s President, who is responsible for the record, clearly identify the
    part of the record you want changed, and specify why it is inaccurate or misleading. If the Center
    decides not to amend the record as requested, the President will notify you of  the decision and advise
    you of your right to a meeting regarding the request for amendment.  Additional information
    regarding the meeting procedures will be provided to you at that time.

3. The President of KLC Couture Development Center, Inc. is the Center's official who has a
    legitimate educational interest to provide a student with his/her records to review upon request.

4. The students' records will never be released to a third party without their written consent. 
     Information includes, but is not limited to, name, address, telephone number, e-mail address, place
     of birth, dates of attendance, Certificates of Achievement, degrees earned, and previous colleges
     attended.  A student may refuse to permit such disclosure by notifying the President in writing of his/her
     wish to be excluded from such a release of information.

5. One exception which permits disclosure without consent of a student with legitimate educational
    interests includes KLC Couture Development Center, Inc. President and Board of Directors
    who are persons in an administrative, supervisory, academic, research, or support staff position
    volunteering on the Board of Directors.

6. The Center will not release any student's records without his/her written consent.

7. The only way a student's records may be released is if the request is court ordered providing a court
    order verification or a police search verification is issued by the Police Department.
STUDENTS' GRIEVANCE PROCEDURE
KLC Couture Development Center, Inc. Sewing/Couture Fashion Design Training is committed to mutual respect among all constituents of the Center’s community. This commitment includes students, faculty, staff, and administration alike. In all concerns about fair treatment, we seek to work together to understand and address those concerns without having to resort to formal grievance procedures. When that is not possible, we are at all levels committed to a fair and reasonable resolution of issues through an informal grievance process guided by the information and documentation provided in the process. Students aggrieved by actions of the Center should attempt to resolve these problems with the appropriate Center officials.

If this procedure fails, and if the allegation asserts, students may address their concerns to the President of the Maryland State Trade Name KLC Couture Development Center, Inc. Sewing Couture Fashion Design Training at the following address:

Kischenna L. Coley, President
KLC Couture Development Center, Inc.
3747  Branch Avenue, Suite M119
Temple Hills, MD 20748

The KLC Couture Development Center, Inc. Sewing/Couture Fashion Design Training's website address is as follows:

www.klccouturecareerdevelopmentcenter.com