Non-Discrimination Policy

Nondiscrimination/Equal Opportunity (Notice)

In compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008, and Colorado law, Limon School District RE-4J does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, ancestry, creed, age, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability or need for special educational services in admissions, access to, treatment, or employment in educational programs or activities which it operates.

Complaint procedures have been established for students, parents, employees and members of the public. The following person(s) have been identified as the compliance officer for the district:

Superintendent of Schools, P.O. Box 249, Limon, Colorado 80828, (719) 775-2350 Contact the District office for the current email address of the Superintendent of Schools.

Secondary Principal, P.O. Box 249, Limon, Colorado 80828, (719) 775-2350 Contact the District office for the current email address of the Secondary Principal.

Outside agencies

Complaints regarding violations of Title VI, (race, national origin), Title IX (sex/gender), Section 504/ADA (handicap or disability), may be filed directly with the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, 1244 North Speer Blvd., Suite 310, Denver, CO 80204. Complaints regarding violations of Title VII (employment) and the ADEA (prohibiting age discrimination in employment) may be filed directly with the Federal Office of Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, 303 E. 17th Ave., Suite 510, Denver, CO 80202, or the Colorado Civil Rights Commission, 1560 Broadway, Suite 1050, Denver, CO 80202.

Adopted: June 17, 2002
Revised: February 17, 2014

NOTE: Per the attached sample policy, this notice shall appear on a continuing basis in all district
media containing general information, including: teachers’ guides, school publications, district’s
website, recruitment materials, application forms, vacancy announcements, student handbooks,
school program notices, summer program newsletters and annual letters to parents.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture prohibits discrimination against its customers, employees, and applicants for employment on the bases of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, gender identity, religion, reprisal, and where applicable, political beliefs, marital status, familial or parental status, sexual orientation, or all or part of an individual’s income is derived from any public assistance program, or protected genetic information in employment or in any program or activity conducted or funded by the Department. (Not all prohibited bases will apply to all programs and/or employment activities.)