Notice of Non-Discrimination

The West Ada School District is dedicated to fostering a working and learning environment that is free from discrimination, harassment, intimidation, abusive conduct, or bullying. Our commitment extends to prohibiting any form of discrimination based on actual or perceived race or ethnicity, gender/sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding/lactation status, and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, religion, color, national origin (including language use restrictions and possession of a driver’s license issued under Vehicle Code), ancestry, immigration status, physical or mental disability (including clinical depression and bipolar disorder, HIV/AIDS, hepatitis, epilepsy, seizure disorder, diabetes, multiple sclerosis, and heart disease), medical condition (cancer-related and genetic characteristics), military and veteran status, marital status, registered domestic partner status, age (40 and above), genetic information, political belief or affiliation (unless union-related), or a person's association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics, affiliation with the Boy Scouts of America and other designated youth groups, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law, ordinance, or regulation, in employment and any program or activity it conducts or to which it provides significant assistance.

Furthermore, individuals are encouraged to report any form or type of discrimination, at any time, including non-business hours. Reports can be made in person, by mail, by telephone, or by electronic mail, using the contact information provided with regard to the District's various coordinators and Compliance Officers (see below), the District's Discrimination and/or Harassment Reporting Form, or through other means resulting in the designated coordinator receiving the verbal or written report.

This statement is in accordance with the provisions of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973; the Age Discrimination Act of 1975; the Regulations of the U. S. Department of Health and Human Services issued pursuant to the Acts, Title 45 Code of Federal Regulations Part 80, 84, and 91; Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972; and the Regulations of the U. S. Department of Education, Title 34 Code of Federal Regulations Part 106.  (Other federal laws and regulations provide similar protection against discrimination on grounds of sex and creed.)

For any allegations of discrimination or violation of civil rights:

  • The District's Civil Rights Grievance Procedure can be found at - LINK

  • The District's Discrimination and Harassment Form can be found at - LINK

If any individual is having difficulty accessing any of the District's facilities or participating in meetings of the Board of Trustees, please contact Dr. David Reinhart, Chief Operations Officer.

If any individual is unsure as to the appropriate coordinator or compliance officer to contact, please refer to District Policy 1201 - AR(1) which details each of the federally protected classifications addressed in District Policy 1200. If still unsure, please contact the District's Director of Accountability and Support, Dr. Shana Hawkins.