Non-Discrimination

Notice of Non-Discrimination

The Park Hill School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, disability, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law, in admission or access to, or treatment or employment in its programs and activities. Any person having inquiries concerning Park Hill’s compliance with the regulations implementing Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VI and VII), Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (Title IX), the Age Discrimination Act of 1975 (Age Act), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Section 504), or Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) may contact:

  • Compliance Coordinator: Assistant Superintendent for Human Resources
  • In the event the compliance officer is unavailable or is the subject of a report that would otherwise be made to the compliance officer, reports should instead by directed to the acting compliance coordinator: Director of Special Services or Assistant Superintendent for Human Resources
  • Office Address: Park Hill School District, 7703 NW Barry Road, Kansas City, MO 64153.
  • Phone Number: Voice/TDD - (816) 359-4000 or Text Telephone – 1-800-735-2966

This notice is available in large print or audiotape from the compliance coordinators and on the District’s website. Any person interested in how to obtain information about the existence and location of services, activities, and facilities that are accessible to and usable by persons with disabilities may contact the compliance coordinators identified above at the contact information provided. Any person may also contact the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, regarding Park Hill’s compliance with any law identified in this Notice.

Prohibition Against Discrimination, Harassment and Retaliation

Number: AC-R1
Adopted: June 13, 2013


The Park Hill Board of Education is committed to maintaining a workplace and educational environment that is free from discrimination and harassment in admission or access to, or treatment or employment in, its programs, services, activities and facilities. In accordance with law, the district strictly prohibits discrimination and harassment against employees, students or others on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability, age, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law in its programs, activities or in employment. The Board also prohibits retaliatory actions against those who report or participate in the investigation of prohibited discrimination or harassment. The Park Hill School District is an equal opportunity employer.

The district also provides equal access to the Boy Scouts of America, the Girl Scouts of the United States of America and other designated youth groups in accordance with federal law.
The district will identify, evaluate and provide a free, appropriate education to all students with disabilities in accordance with law.

Anyone who knows or believes that a student may have a disability, regardless of whether the student is currently enrolled in the Park Hill School District, is encouraged to contact the district's compliance officer listed below.

Anyone who, because of a disability, requires an auxiliary aid or service for effective communication or requires a modification of policies or procedures to participate in a program, service or activity should contact the compliance officer listed below as soon as possible, but no later than 48 hours before the scheduled event.

The district's nondiscrimination policy and grievance forms are located on the district's website at www.parkhill.k12.mo.us or at any district office.

The following compliance officer has been designated to address inquiries, questions and grievances regarding the district’s nondiscrimination policies:

Assistant Superintendent for Human Resource Services
7703 NW Barry Road
Kansas City, MO 64153
816.359.4040
816.359.4049

In the event that the compliance officer is unavailable or is the subject of a grievance that would otherwise be made to the compliance officer, reports should instead be directed to the acting compliance officer:

Assistant Superintendent for School Improvement
7703 NW Barry Road
Kansas City, MO 64153
816.359.4160
816.359.4029

Inquiries may also be made to the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Missouri Commission on Human Rights, or the U.S. Department of Justice if applicable.

Office for Civil Rights
Phone: 816.268.0550
TDD: 877-521-2172
E-mail: OCR.KansasCity@ed.gov

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
Phone: 800.669.4000
TTY: 800.669.6820

U.S. Department of Justice
Phone: 202.514.2000
TTY: 202.514.0716
E-mail: AskDOJ@usdoj.gov

Missouri Commission on Human Rights
Phone: 800.735.2466
TDD: 800.735.2966
Relay Missouri: 877.781.4236
E-mail: mchr@dolir.mo.gov

Forms

AC-R2 Prohibition Against Discrimination Grievance Form
AC-R3 Prohibition Agains Discrimination Lev I Grievance
AC-R4 - Prohibition Against Discrimination Lev II Grievance
AC-R5 Prohibition Against Discrimination Lev III Grievance
AC-R6 Prohibition Against Discrimination Appeal