Letter of Agreement for Training

Welcome to Igniting Change at, “The Table”. We are excited you have reserved a seat. We operate our business and experiences with a commitment to the highest level of ethics and quality. Accordingly, we ask that you review this agreement and indicate by your signature that you understand our policies and expectations and will comply with these standards and protocol in all aspects of your engagement with TurningWest.  We thank you for your consideration and commitment.

COPYRIGHT:

TurningWest is engaged in the development and delivery of training which includes proprietary models, publications, web-delivered materials, and other copyrighted materials. All such models and materials offered in its classes are the sole properties of TurningWest, subject to existing copyrights for which permission for use has been granted to TurningWest by other individuals or organizations. All rights are reserved.

I understand that as a condition of my enrollment and participation in this educational program, all copyrighted materials are not to be reproduced or used without written permission from TurningWest. TurningWest will pursue appropriate legal and professional action for infringements of any kind.

CLASSROOM CONDUCT:

All students are required to behave in a professional, ethical, and respectful manner throughout any and all of TurningWest’s programs and events and within any classroom or subsequent communication among TurningWest students and faculty. I understand and agree that if I violate this standard of professionalism and respectful behavior, I may be discharged from the program and will forfeit all fees paid.

NON-DISCRIMINATION POLICY:

I understand that TurningWest welcomes students of any race, color, sexual orientation, gender expression, age, religion, disability, national or ethnic origin and does not discriminate in the administration of or admission to its educational programs. Any student behavior that disrespects such diversity will not be tolerated and will incur the penalties described in the paragraph above.

HARASSMENT POLICY:

TurningWest is committed to maintaining a training environment that is free of harassment. Harassment is defined as any behavior that is unwelcome, unwanted, and creates an uncomfortable or hostile environment. This behavior can be in the form of sexual advances and/or requests, jokes, comments, offensive remarks, offensive pictures. Harassment can also be verbal abuse or bullying. These behaviors are completely unacceptable and will not be tolerated. If any harassing behavior is observed or experienced, I will notify an appropriate TurningWest faculty or staff member. TurningWest will thoroughly and promptly investigate any and all claims of harassing behavior and commits to protecting your privacy as much as possible in the course of the investigation. Claims of harassment that can be verified will result in immediate action. Harassing behavior by a student that has been verified will result in immediate disciplinary action, up to and including termination from the program with no refund of tuition. Harassing behavior by an employee, instructor, or consultant that has been verified will result in immediate disciplinary action, up to and including termination of the individual’s employment or contract, as applicable.

RELEASE OF LIABILITY:

Participation in Turning West Programs and Experiences is at the students’ risk. I understand and agree to waive and release any and all claims against TurningWest, its agents, faculty, or employees of personal injury or property damage arising from participation in TurningWest’s programs. TurningWest cannot be responsible for loss of or damage to personal property during its courses.

STUDENT COMPLAINTS:

Any complaints regarding the program, faculty or other students should be directed to Dr. Steven Goodwin, (steven@turningwest.com, 909-896-3831.) TurningWest will make every reasonable effort to resolve student concerns in a timely and appropriate manner. Disputes arising from unresolved complaints will be submitted first to mediation, then if necessary, binding arbitration. Dispute resolutions are limited to fees paid.

CANCELLATION POLICY:

I understand I may cancel my registration in this Igniting Change Seminar with written notification to TurningWest subject to the following terms: a) up to 14 calendar days prior to the class, 50% of fees are non-refundable, but may be transferred to a future class or another acceptable participant; or b) within 14 calendar days of the class, all fees paid are non refundable but may be transferred to another acceptable participant. The application of fees to a future class expires 24 months after the start date of the current class.