Non-discrimination

Tacoma Public Schools does not discriminate in any programs or activities on the basis of sex, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, veteran or military status, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following employees have been designated to handle questions and complaints of alleged discrimination:

TITLE IX

Title IX is a comprehensive federal law that prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in any federally funded education program or activity.

Title IX Coordinator, Jennifer Kubista
Director, Student Life and Athletics
P.O. Box 1357, Tacoma, WA 98401-1357
(253) 571-1123   jkubist@tacoma.k12.wa.us

SECTION 504 and ADA

Section 504 is a comprehensive federal law that prohibits discrimination, based on disabilities, in any federally funded education program or activity. It also ensures a free and public education to each qualified student with a disability who is in the school district's jurisdiction, regardless of the nature or severity of the disability.

Section 504 Compliance Officer (Students), John Page
Director, Career and Technical Education
P.O. Box 1357, Tacoma, WA 98401-1357
(253) 571-1126, jpage@tacoma.k12.wa.us

Section 504 and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) also prohibit employment discrimination.

ADA /Section 504 Coordinator (Staff and Public), JoEllen Redmond
HR Compliance Coordinator
P.O. Box 1357, Tacoma, WA 98401-1357
(253) 571-1250, HRInfo@tacoma.k12.wa.us

CIVIL RIGHTS

Federal civil rights laws prohibit discrimination based on sex, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, veteran or military status, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, disability, or the use of a dog guide or trained service animal.

Civil Rights Compliance Coordinator, Lisa Nolan
Assistant Superintendent, Human Resources
P.O. Box 1357, Tacoma, WA 98401-1357
(253) 571-1250, HRInfo@tacoma.k12.wa.us

EQUAL ACCESS

The District provides equal access to designated youth groups as identified in its Use of School Facilities Policy and Regulation pursuant to the Boy Scouts of America Equal Access Act. The following district official has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the Boy Scouts of America Equal Access Act:

Equal Access Coordinator, Stephen Story
Chief Operating Officer
P.O. Box 1357, Tacoma, WA 98401-1357
(253) 571-3300​​​​,  sstory@tacoma.k12.wa.us