Nondiscrimination Overview

In compliance with Titles VI & VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments 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, the Roaring Fork School District does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, ancestry, creed, age, marital status, sexual orientation (which includes transgender), genetic information, conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth, disability or need for special education services in admissions, access to, treatment, or employment in educational programs or activities which it operates. Information regarding complaint procedures, for Title IX or Section 504/ADA, have been established for students, parents and employees.

Contact Info for Discrimination Complaints

Specific complaints regarding alleged discrimination under Section 504 and the Americans with Disabilities Act, should be referred to:

Patrick McGinty Special Education Director 400 Sopris Ave Carbondale, CO 81623 970.384.5992

Inquiries concerning Title VI or Title IX may be referred to:

Begonia Platt Chief of Human Resources 400 Sopris Ave Carbondale, CO 81623

Additional Information

Additional information may be found in Board Policies AC and AC-R or by contacting Dr. Anna Cole Interim Superintendent of the Roaring Fork Schools at 970.384.6004.

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.