Non-Discrimination Policy

Continuous Notice of Non-Discrimination

It is the policy of the Cedar Rapids Community School District not to discriminate in educational programs on the basis of race, creed, color, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, gender identity, socioeconomic status, national origin, religion, disability, age (except for permitting/prohibiting students to engage in certain activities) or genetic information and in employment opportunities on the basis of age, race, creed, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, disability or genetic information. There is a grievance procedure for processing complaints of discrimination. If you have questions or a grievance related to this policy, please contact Rod Dooley, Executive Director of Equity, (RDooley@cr.k12.ia.us), and/or Linda Noggle, Executive Director of Talent Management, (LNoggle@cr.k12.ia.us), Educational Leadership and Support Center, 2500 Edgewood Rd NW, Cedar Rapids, IA, (319) 558-2000.

 

Annual Notice of Non-Discrimination

The District offers career and technical programs in the following areas of study:

                               Agricultural, Food, and Natural Resources

√                             Arts, Communications, and Information Systems

√                             Applied sciences, technology, engineering, and manufacturing, including transportation, distribution, logistics, architecture, and construction.

√                             Health Sciences

√                             Human Services, including law, public safety, corrections, security, government, public administration, and education and training.             

√                             Business, Finance, Marketing and Management.

The District and the Board will not discriminate in educational programs on the basis of race, creed, color, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, gender identity, socioeconomic status, national origin, religion, disability, age (except for permitting/prohibiting students to engage in certain activities) or genetic information.

The District and the Board will not discriminate in employment opportunities on the basis of age, race, creed, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, disability or genetic information.

Any person having inquiries concerning the District's compliance with federal and/or state non-discrimination law is directed to contact:

Student inquiries or grievances related to this policy may be directed to Rod Dooley , Executive Director of Equity, and/or Linda Noggle, Executive Director of Talent Management, Educational Leadership & Support Center, 2500 Edgewood Rd NW, Cedar Rapids, IA, (319) 558-2000; to the Director of the Iowa Civil Rights Commission, 400 East 14th Street, Des Moines, Iowa 50319-1004, 1-800-457-4416; to the Office for Civil Rights Chicago Office, United States Department of Education, Citigroup Center, 500 W. Madison Street, Suite 1475, Chicago, Illinois 60661-4544, (312) 730-1560; or to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Chicago Office, 500 W. Madison Street, Suite 2000, Chicago, Illinois 60661, 1-800-669-4000.  Inquiries may also be directed to the Director, Iowa Department of Education, Grimes State Office Building, 400 East 14th Street, Des Moines, Iowa 50319-0146.               

These individuals have been designated by the District to coordinate the District's efforts to comply with federal and/or state non-discrimination laws.