Notice of Non-Discrimination

The Washoe County School District prohibits bullying, cyber-bullying, harassment, sexual harassment, and/or discrimination based on an individual's actual or perceived race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, veterans or military status, marital status, political affiliation, or the presence of any sensory, physical or mental disability in any of its educational programs/activities, employment or employment opportunities, or in any program or activity conducted or funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The District prohibits discrimination against any youth group listed in Title 36, as a patriotic society, (i.e. Boy Scouts of America) from access to public school facilities use.  The District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding nondiscrimination policies: Gina Session, Civil Rights Compliance Director, Title IX Coordinator, Title VI Coordinator.  Concerns can be submitted through the District's online reporting system at http://www.wcsdbullying.com/.

Additional information regarding the District’s complaint resolution processes can be found here

Title IX

  • Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972 prohibits discrimination based on sex in any educational institution that receives federal funding. The District does not tolerate sex discrimination of any kind including: sexual misconduct; sexual harassment; relationship/sexual violence and stalking.  These incidents may interfere with or limit an individual’s ability to benefit from or participate in the District’s educational programs or activities. Students are asked to immediately report incidents to the District’s Police Department or the Title IX Coordinator. Students may also report incidents to any staff member, who are required by law to notify the Title IX Coordinator.

Effective Communication - Individuals with Disabilities

  • The Washoe County School District is committed to providing access to our electronic and information technology, including our webpages, for individuals with disabilities, in accordance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act.  The District will generally, upon request, provide appropriate aids and services leading to effective communication for qualified persons with disabilities so they can participate equally in the District’s programs, services, and activities, including qualified sign language interpreters, and other ways of making information and communications accessible to people who have speech, hearing, or vision impairments. 

    Questions and concerns related to communication through District maintained websites can be directed to the Office of Communications and Community Engagement.  Formal complaints can be filed using the Public Complaint process through the District or can be filed under Section 504 and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) on the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights website.

Contact Us

Washoe County School District Contact

Gina Session, Civil Rights Compliance Director,
Title IX Coordinator,Title VI Coordinator
Mailing Address:
   PO Box 30425
   Reno, NV 89520-3425
Physical Address:
   425 East 9th Street
   Reno, NV 89512
Phone (775) 348-0300
Fax (775) 333-6010
 

Online Bullying Reporting

To report an incident of bullying, harassment, sexual harassment, discrimination, or retaliation, go to the District's online reporting system at:  http://www.wcsdbullying.com/.
 

U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights

 
 

Notice of Non-Discrimination and Web-Accessibility

The District prohibits bullying, cyber-bullying, harassment, sexual harassment, discrimination and/or retaliation in any of its educational programs/activities, employment, and employment opportunities.  For the District's full Notice of Non-Discrimination statement as well as methods to address questions and concerns please visit our Notice of Non-Discrimination and Web Accessibility page.

For more information, visit the Civil Rights Compliance Department page.
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