Non-Discrimination Statement

Dalton Public Schools Statement of Non-Discrimination
(Board Policy GAAA)

Federal law prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color or national origin (Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964); sex (Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, Title II of the Carl D. Perkins Vocational Education Act of 1984, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and Equal Pay Act of 1963); age (Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967); handicap (Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973); disability (Title I and Title V of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990); genetic information (Title II of the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008); or retaliation in educational programs, employment or activities receiving federal financial assistance.

Employees, students and the general public are hereby notified that the Dalton Board of Education does not discriminate in any educational programs or activities or in its employment policies.

The chief administrative officer has been designated as the employee responsible for coordinating the effort to implement this nondiscriminatory policy.

Inquiries concerning the application of Title II, Title VI, Title IX, Section 504, or ADA to the policies and practices of the Dalton Board of Education may be addressed to Craig Harper, Chief Administrative Officer, Equal Opportunity Employment Coordinator, Dalton Public Schools, PO Box 1408, Dalton, GA 30722; or to the Regional Office for Civil Rights, Atlanta, GA 30323; or to the Director, Office for Civil Rights, Education Department, Washington, D.C. 20201; or to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), 1-800-669-4000 (toll-free) or 1-800-669-6820 (toll-free TTY number for individuals with hearing impairments). EEOC field office information is available at www.eeoc.gov or in most telephone directories in the U.S. Government or Federal Government section. Additional information about EEOC, including information about charge filing, is available at www.eeoc.gov.

CTAE Annual Notification of Non-Discrimination

Dalton Public Schools offers the following career and technical education programs for all students regardless of race, color, national origin, including those with limited English proficiency, sex, or disability in grades 9-12.

  • Audio/Visual/Film Technology
  • Business/Administration
  • Computer Science
  • Culinary Arts
  • Digital Media
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Engineering
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Graphic Arts/Design
  • Healthcare Science
  • Horticulture
  • Law and Public Safety
  • Manufacturing
  • Marketing
  • Work Based Learning

Persons seeking further information concerning the career and technical education offerings and specific pre-requisite criteria should contact:

Mrs. Jennifer Phinney
CTAE Administrator, Dalton Public Schools
300 W. Waugh Street
Dalton, GA 30720
706-876-4094
Jennifer.phinney@dalton.k12.ga.us

Inquiries regarding nondiscrimination policies should be directed to:
Mr. Craig Harper
Chief Administrative Officer, Dalton Public Schools
300 W. Waugh Street
Dalton, GA 30720
706-876-4071
Craig.harper@dalton.k12.ga.us