Nondiscrimination Notice

LOWNDES COUNTY SCHOOLS NONDISCRIMINATION NOTICE

The Lowndes County Board of Education continues its policy of nondiscrimination on the basis of race, color, or national origin (Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964); sex (Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972 and the Carl D. Perkins Vocational and Applied Technology Act of 1990); or disability (Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act 1990) in education programs or activities receiving federal financial assistance.

Employees, students, and the general public are hereby notified that the Lowndes County School System does not discriminate in any educational program or activity or in employment policies. The following individuals have been designated as the employees responsible for coordinating the system's effort to implement the nondiscrimination policy:

Title VI-Rodney Green

Title IX-Owen Prince

Section 504 and ADA-Mindell Downing

Questions may be directed to these individuals at Lowndes County Schools, 1592 Norman Drive, Valdosta, Georgia 31601, telephone 229-245-2250. If special accommodations are needed, please contact one of the individuals listed above at least one week in advance.

Website Accessibility

The Lowndes County Schools System is committed to ensuring accessibility of its website for students, parents, and members of the community, including those with disabilities. District websites will be maintained in accordance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act ("Section 504") and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act ("Title II").

The District is currently engaged in a compliance process to ensure that District webpages are accessible to all persons, including those with disabilities. The District will work to ensure that all website content or functionality on District's websites shall conform to the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines ("WCAG") 2.0, Level AA standards, and the Web Accessibility Initiative Accessible Rich Internet Applications Suite (WAI-ARIA) 1.0 guidelines.

If you have trouble accessing any of our webpages or documents, please contact us and provide the URL (web address) of the material you tried to access, the problem you experienced, and your contact information.

Address these concerns to

Al Rowell

Technology Director

(229) 245-2250 x1864

alrowell@lowndes.k12.ga.us [Please use the subject WEBSITE ACCESSIBILITY if emailing]

A student, parent or member of the public who wishes to submit a complaint regarding a violation of Section 504 or Title II related to accessibility of any District webpages that are developed or maintained by the District may file a written complaint directed to

Lowndes County Board Of Education

Attn. Federal Projects Director

1592 Norman Drive

Valdosta, Georgia 31601