Seattle Public Schools provides Equal Educational and Employment Opportunities
Seattle Public Schools, Seattle Public Schools, provides Equal Educational Opportunities and Equal Employment Opportunities and does not discriminate in any programs or activities on the basis of sex; race; creed; color; religion; ancestry; national origin; age; economic status; sexual orientation, including gender expression or identity; pregnancy; marital status; physical appearance; the presence of any sensory, mental or physical disability; honorably discharged veteran or military status; or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal. Seattle Public Schools also provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups.
Seattle Public Schools complies with all applicable state and federal laws and regulations, including but not limited to: Protects people from discrimination based on sex in education programs or activities of the Education Amendments of 1972; Prohibits discrimination based on race, color or national origin in any program of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973; the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 and the ADA Amendments Act of 2008; and the Washington Law Against Discrimination RCW 49.60. SPS’s compliance includes, but is not limited to all district programs, courses, activities, including extra-curricular activities, services, and access to facilities.
Students and Members of the Public with Concerns
For students and members of the public, the following employees have been designated to handle questions and complaints of alleged discrimination: Office of Student Civil Rights, 206-252-0306, or firstname.lastname@example.org, or by mail at Seattle Public Schools, MS 32-149, P.O. Box 34165, Seattle, WA 98124-1166. In that department:
Sex Discrimination Concerns:
For sex discrimination concerns, including sexual harassment, contact:
Protects people from discrimination based on sex in education programs or activities Coordinator, 206-252-0367, or Title.IX@seattleschools.org
Disability Discrimination Concerns:
For disability discrimination concerns contact:
Office of Student Civil Rights, 206-252-0306, or email@example.com
Filing a Complaint
Students, parents and members of the public can file a complaint by completing and submitting the Seattle Public Schools Discrimination Complaint form.
- Seattle Public Schools Discrimination Complaint Form
Employees with Concerns
For employee questions about or requests for disability related accommodations and/or complaints of alleged discrimination, including sexual harassment, contact: Chief Human Resources Officer, Seattle Public Schools, Mailstop 33-157, P.O. Box 34165, Seattle, WA 98124-1166, 206-252-0024, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
- For Information on the SPS’s prohibitions against sexual harassment, please visit our Title IX webpage.
- For language assistance, translation and interpretation, please visit SPS’ Translation and Interpretation website.
- For information about how the public can requestcommunications assistanceat meetings, events and other activities, visit our Accessibility webpage.
- Visit SPS’ Special Education page for information on Special Education Services.
Our websites are the result of extensive planning and collaboration with educators, staff and families.
Seattle Public Schools is committed to providing access to all individuals—with or without disabilities—seeking information on our website. To provide this information, we’ve created our website based on the standards outlined in Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act (as amended). Section 508 requires that all individuals with disabilities have access to and use of information and data, comparable to that provided to individuals without disabilities, unless an undue burden would be imposed on us.
If you use Any item, piece of equipment, or product system, that is used to (such as a screen reader, eye tracking device, voice recognition software, etc.) and have difficulty accessing information on our website, please contact us at email@example.com and provide the URL (web address) of the material you tried to access, the problem you experienced and your contact information. We’ll contact you and attempt to provide the information you’re seeking.
If you are a person with an other disability and experience issues accessing information from the Seattle Public Schools website, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or 206-252-0465 to request assistance.