LCSS Non-Discrimination Notice
As required by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the Lumpkin County School System does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability in admission to its programs, services, or activities, in access to them, in treatment of individuals, or in any aspect of their operations.
The Lumpkin County School System Career, Technical, and Agricultural Education (CTAE) Department does not discriminate in enrollment or access to any of the programs available in Agriculture Education, A/V Technology and Film, Business and Computer Science, Carpentry, Education, Family and Consumer Sciences, Government and Public Safety, Healthcare Science, and Transportation.
The lack of English language skills shall not be a barrier to admission or participation in the district’s activities and programs. The Lumpkin County School System also does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices.
Compliance Coordinators for Lumpkin County Schools
Questions, complaints, or requests for additional information regarding these laws may be forwarded to the designated compliance coordinators:
Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 – Katie Lowry, Director of Special Education
Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 – Katie Lowry, Director of Special Education
Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act – Katie Lowry, Director of Special Education
Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 – Kerri Whitmire, Director of Student Services
Title I, Part A of the Every Student Succeeds Act – Stan Davis, Director of Federal Programs
Title I, Part C of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 – Stan Davis, Director of Federal Programs
Title III, Part A of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 – Stan Davis, Director of Federal Programs
Title VII, Part B of the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act – Joni McElwaney, Lead School Social Worker
Title IX: Equity in Sports – Steve Horton, Athletic Director
These compliance coordinators may be contacted by mail, phone, or email:
Lumpkin County Board of Education
56 Indian Drive
Dahlonega, GA 30533
Inquiries concerning the application of the Perkins V Act, Title I, II, III IV, VI, VII and IX or Section 504 and ADA to the policies and practices of the Lumpkin County School System may be addressed to the persons listed above or to the Director, Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, Education Department, Washington, D.C. 20201.