Non-Discrimination Policy

Cedar Rapids Community School District offers Career and Technical Education programs in Arts, Communications, and Information Systems; Applied Sciences, Technology, Engineering, and Manufacturing, including Transportation, Distribution, Logistics, Architecture, and Construction; Health Sciences; Human Services; and Business, Finance, Marketing, and Management.  Admission to these programs is based on interest, age appropriateness, course pre-requisites, and class space available.

It is the policy of Cedar Rapids 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 Cedar Rapids 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.

Cedar Rapids 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 Rodrick Dooley, Executive Director of Human Resources, rdooley@cr.k12.ia.us 319-558-2000. Students and others should contact Ken Morris, Jr., Manager of Student Equity/Title IX Coordinator, kmorris@cr.k12.ia.us or Paul Hayes, Director of Learning Supports/504 Compliance Officer phayes@cr.k12.ia.us 319-558-2000. The District mailing address is 2500 Edgewood Rd NW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52405-1015.

For more information about Career and Technical Education classes, contact Tara Troester, Career and Technical Education Facilitator ttroester@cr.k12.ia.us at 319-558-1222 or mailing address 2500 Edgewood Rd NW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52405-1015.