Notice of Nondiscrimination

In accordance with federal law, school divisions are required to notify students, parents, and others that they do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, and age.

 A number of federal statutes protect the rights of beneficiaries in programs or activities that receive financial assistance from discrimination. Specifically, the following statutes prohibit discrimination:

  • Title VI on the basis of race, color and national origin

  • Title IX on the basis of sex

  • Section 504 on the basis of disability

  • the Age Discrimination Act on the basis of age

  • Title II prohibits state and local governments from discriminating on the basis of disability

  • the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA) protects employees from discrimination on the basis of genetic information

Colonial Heights Public Schools publishes this policy on its School Board Policies and Regulations Student page (Section JB and JFHA).

Title IX Information

Nondiscrimination Notice

The Colonial Heights School Board is an equal opportunity employer, committed to non-discrimination in recruitment, selection, hiring, pay, promotion, retention or other personnel actions affecting employees or candidates for employment. Therefore, discrimination in employment against any person on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, political affiliation, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, marital status, status as a veteran, genetic information or disability is prohibited. Personnel decisions are based on merit and the ability to perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation.

Contact Information

Burke George

Human Resources/Compliance Officer

(804) 524-3400 ext. 4618

512 Boulevard
Colonial Heights, VA 23834

Related Policies

Statement of Complaint

A Statement of Complaint should be submitted by any student or employee who believes he or she has been the victim of discrimination or harassment prohibited by law. The allegation should be reported as soon as possible of the occurrence. Further, an employee or student who has knowledge of conduct which may constitute discrimination or harassment should report such conduct to the Title IX Coordinator, Burke George. All complaints will be addressed promptly, with further investigation conducted where needed to confirm facts or resolve disputed facts.