Equal Opportunity and Equitable Participation OpportunitiesTitle IX
Consistent with requirements of Title IX to provide equitable participation opportunities in interscholastic athletics for female and male students at the secondary level, School Board Policy and Procedure 2151, Non-discrimination on the Basis of Sex in Education Programs and Activities, provides a procedure for requesting an addition of interscholastic sports, including the elevation of club or intramural teams, and increasing levels of competition for sports currently offered. For more information, please contact Shawn Batstone at 621 Linwood Ave SW, Tumwater, WA 98512 or call 360-709-7030.
The Rehabilitation Act of 1973 prohibits discrimination against persons with disabilities. Section 504 requires that schools provide a full range of special accommodations/services so that students may participate and benefit from public education programs and activities. Students may be considered disabled under 504 even though they may not require Special Education services pursuant to the Individuals with Disabilities Act (IDEA). For more information about accommodations and services available, please contact Kelli Ehresmann, Director of Special Services, at 621 Linwood Ave SW, Tumwater, WA 98512 or call 360-709-7040.Equal Opportunity and Compliance
The Tumwater School District does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, honorably discharged veteran or military status, sexual orientation including gender expression or identity, disability or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal by a disables person in its educational programs, activities, or employment procedures and personnel practices, and provides equal access to Boy Scouts or other designated youth groups, as required by state and federal law. Inquiries and/or concerns regarding compliance with these laws should be directed to the District’s Compliance Officer, Shawn Batstone, at 621 Linwood Avenue SW, Tumwater, WA 98512, or call 360-709-7030.
Any person believing that Tumwater School District has inadequately applied the principals and/or regulations of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendment Act of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination Act of 1973, and Title II of the Americans with Disability Act of 1990 may bring a complaint, which shall be referred to as a grievance, to the Compliance Officer for Tumwater School District, Shawn Batstone, at 621 Linwood Ave SW, Tumwater, WA 98512 or call 360-709-7030.