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.

Additional Information

  • As required by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, and other laws and policies, Washoe County School District does not discriminate based on a person’s 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 disability, in any of its educational programs, services, employment or employment opportunities, or in any program or activity conducted or funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.  The District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Further, in accordance with the Boy Scouts of America Equal Access Act, the District does not deny equal access or fair opportunity to meet to, or discriminate against any youth group listed in Title 36 of the United States Code as a patriotic society.

    As required by the 1979 Guidelines for Eliminating Discrimination in Vocational Education Programs (34 CFR Part 100, App. B, IV-O), the District offers several Career and Technical Educatoin Programs.  Admission to these programs is open to all students enrolled in the Washoe County School District.

    In addition, the District prohibits retaliation against a person because he or she made a complaint of discrimination, or for the purpose of interfering with a right protected under civil rights laws and District policies.

    The District does not tolerate discrimination or retaliation of any kind that violates Title VI, Title IX, Section 504, Title II, the Age Discrimination Act, and other applicable laws and policies.  Discrimination may include bullying, cyber-bullying, harassment, sexual harassment, sexual misconduct, not providing accessible facilities, and failing to provide an accessible website.  Discriminatory conduct may deny or limit a person’s ability to benefit from or participate in the District’s educational programs and services, including those delivered through electronic and information technology, and employment.

    Also, the District will generally, upon request, provide reasonable modifications to its policies and procedures, provide appropriate aids and services necessary for effective communication (e.g., qualified sign language interpreters, making webpages accessible, etc.), and provide accessible buildings and facilities for qualified individuals with disabilities so that they are afforded an equal opportunity to participate in the District’s programs and services.

Contact Us

  • Washoe County School District

    Gina Session, Civil Rights Compliance Director
    Department of Civil Rights Compliance
    Mailing Address: PO Box 30425, Reno NV 89520-3425
    Physical Address: 425 East 9th St, Reno NV 89512
    Phone: 775-348-0300
    Fax: 775-333-6010
     

    WCSD Bullying / Complaint 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/. 
     
    Additional information regarding the District’s complaint resolution processes can be found here.
     

    Nevada Department of Education - Bully Free Zone

     
    Bully Prevention Hotline.  If you or someone you know needs help call 1-775-689-0150 or text STANDUP to 839863.
     

    US 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.