Nondiscrimination Notice

The Echols County School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, or sex in its employment practices, student programs and dealings with the public. It is the policy of the Board of Education to comply fully with the requirements of Title VI, Title IX, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act and all accompanying regulations (BOE policies GAAA and JAA). Any employee, student, applicant for employment, parent or other person who believes he or she has been discriminated against or harassed in violation of this policy may contact Echols County Board of Education, 216 Hwy 129 North, POB 207, Statenville, Georgia 31648, (229) 559 - 5734.

 

Echols County Schools is committed to providing a website that is accessible to the widest possible audience, regardless of technology or ability. This website endeavors to comply with best practices and standards define by Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act. If you would like additional assistance or have accessibility concerns, please contact Kelly Wicks at 229-559-5344. We are always striving to improve

Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)

The district is committed to securing student data and informing parents of their rights under the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) and the Student Data Privacy, Accessibility, and Transparancy Act of Georgia. Policy JRA also establishes a process for making student data privacy complaints.

Policies JR and JRA are linked below (see eBoard on district website for these and other policies).

FERPA Directory Information and Parent Rights

ECBOE JR and JRA Policies and JRA-E(1)/JRA-E(2) Complaint Forms

Career, Technical and Agricultural Education (CTAE) Notification of Nondiscrimination

ECHOLS COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION

Mrs. Shannon King, SUPERINTENDENT

Career, Technical and Agricultural Education (CTAE) Notification of Nondiscrimination

 Echols County Public Schools does not discrimination the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability or gender identity in admission to its programs, services, or activities, in access to them, in treatment of individuals, or in any aspect of their operations. Echols County Public Schools' Career, Technical and Agricultural Education (CTAE) department does not discriminate in enrollment or access to any of the available programs located in middle or high schools. The challenging CTAE curriculum, in conjunction with core academics, provides a robust academic skills and hands-on experience. Program offerings include: Agricultural Science, Business and Computer Science/IT, Culinary Arts, Healthcare Science, and Work based Learning. Program offerings vary by school location. The lack of English language skills shall not be a barrier to admission or participation in the district's activities and programs. The Echols County Public Schools also does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices. This notice is provided as required by the Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, and the American Disability Act of 1990. Questions, complaints, or requests for additional information regarding these laws may be forwarded to the designated compliance coordinator(s).

 

Attn: Mrs. Shannon King, 216 HWY 129 North Statenville, GA 30326 or via phone: 229-559-5734.

USDA Nondiscrimination Statement

In accordance with federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity.

Program information may be made available in languages other than English. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication to obtain program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language), should contact the responsible state or local agency that administers the program or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.

To file a program discrimination complaint, a Complainant should complete a Form AD3027, USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form which can be obtained online at: https://www.usda.gov/sites/default/files/documents/USDA-OASCR%20P-ComplaintForm-0508-0002-508-11-28-17Fax2Mail.pdf, from any USDA office, by calling (866) 632-9992, or by writing a letter addressed to USDA. The letter must contain the complainant’s name, address, telephone number, and a written description of the alleged discriminatory action in sufficient detail to inform the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights (ASCR) about the nature and date of an alleged civil rights violation. The completed AD-3027 form or letter must be submitted to USDA by:

1. mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights 1400 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; or

2. fax: (833) 256-1665 or (202) 690-7442; or

3. email: program.intake@usda.gov

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

05/05/2022