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Statement of Non-Discrimination

Spokane Public Schools complies with all federal and state rules and regulations and does not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, marital status, race, color, creed, national origin, the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal by a person with a disability, sexual orientation including gender expression or gender identity, or honorably discharged veteran or military status. This holds true for all students who are interested in participating in educational programs and/or extracurricular school activities, and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. Inquiries regarding compliance and/or grievance procedures may be directed to the school district's Title IX/Staff Civil Rights Officer, ADA Officer, Haraassment, Intimidation, Bullying (HIB)/Student Civil Rights Officer and/or 504 Compliance Officer:

  • Title IX/Staff Civil Rights Officer, Kevin O'Neill, 509.354-5961
  • Harassment, Intimidation, Bullying (HIB)/Student Civil Rights Officer, Dr. Adam Swinyard, 509.354-7393
  • 504 Compliance Officer, Gwen Harris, 509.354-7393
  • ADA Officer, Dr. Linda McDermott 509.354-7265
  • Affirmative Action Officer, Kevin O'Neill,509.354-5961
  • Equal Opportunity Officer, Ramon Alvarez, 509.354.7344

You can report discrimination and discriminatory harassment to any school staff member or to the district's Civil Rights Coordinator, listed above. You also have the right to file a complaint (see below). For a copy of your district’s nondiscrimination policy and procedure, contact your school or district office.