Non-Discrimination Statement

It is the policy of the Ottumwa Community School District not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, creed, age (for employment), marital status (for programs), sexual orientation, gender identity and socioeconomic status (for programs) in its educational programs and its employment practices.  There is a grievance procedure for processing complaints of discrimination.  If you have questions or a grievance related to this policy, please contact the district’s Equity Coordinator, Teri King, Director of Human Resources, 1112 N. Van Buren, Ottumwa, IA 52501, Telephone: (641) 684-6597,  Email: ([email protected]); or the Director of the Office for Civil Rights U.S. Department of Education, Citigroup Center, 500 W. Madison Street, Suite 1475, Chicago, IL 60661-7204, Telephone: (312) 730-1560 Facsimile: (312) 730-1576, Email: [email protected]

Annual Notice of Non-Discrimination

Ottumwa Community School District offers Career and Technical Education programs in Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources; Applied Science, Technology, Engineering and Manufacturing; Business, Finance, Marketing and Management; Information Solutions; Health Sciences and Human Services.  Admission to these programs is based on interest, age appropriateness, and course pre-requisites.

It is the policy of the Ottumwa Community School District not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex or handicap in its Career and Technical Education programs, services or activities as required by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended; Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972; and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended.

It is the policy of the Ottumwa Community School District not to illegally discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, creed, age (employment only), marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and socioeconomic status (students/program only) in its educational programs and its employment practices.

Ottumwa Community School District will take steps to assure that lack of English language skills will not be a barrier to admission and participation in all Career and Technical Education programs.

There is a grievance procedure for processing complaints of discrimination.  District employees with questions or a grievance related to this policy should contact Teri King, Director of Human Resources, at [email protected], or (641) 684-6597.