Equal Educational and Employment OpportunitiesStudent Group

The Mount Vernon School District does not discriminate in any programs or activities on the basis of sex, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, veteran or military status, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. 

The district will take steps to assure that national origin persons who lack English language skills can participate in all education programs, services and activities, including those specific to career and technical education programming.

If you have questions or concerns, please contact:

Civil Rights/Title IX Compliance Officer: Section 504/ADA Coordinator:
William Nutting, Assistant Superintendent Clint Carlton, Director/Special & Support Services
124 East Lawrence Street, Mount Vernon, WA 98273 920 South Second Street, Mount Vernon, WA 98273
Telephone (360) 428-6110; Fax (360) 428-6172 Telephone (360) 428-6141; Fax (360) 336-2715
   

School Board Policy:

How to File a Discrimination Complaint or Grievance:

3205 - Safety and Civility Schools  
3206 - Sexual Harassment of Student Prohibited (English / Spanish) 3206P - Procedures  (English / Spanish)
3207 - Prohibition of Harassment, Intimidation & Bullying  (English / Spanish / Russian) 3207P - Procedures (English / Spanish / Russian)
3210 - Nondiscrimination (English / Spanish / Russian) 3210P - Procedures (English / Spanish / Russian)
5010 - Nondiscrimination and Affirmative Action (English / Spanish) 5010P - Procedures (English / Spanish)
5011 - Sexual Harassment of District Staff Prohibited (English / Spanish) 5011P - Procedures (English / Spanish)
5253 - Maintaining Professional Boundaries 5253P - Procedures
5270 - Resolution of Staff Complaints 5270P - Procedures
   
Affirmative Action Plan (2018-2023)

Links:

  OSPI-Equity & Civil Rights-Complaints about Discrimination
District Training OSPI-Equity & Civil Rights-Civil Rights Laws
SafeSchools Washington State Law:  Chapter 28A.642 RCW
Nondiscrimination in Schools Washington State Law:   Chapter 392-190 WAC
  Washington State Law: Chapter 29.60 RCW
  Title IV of the Civil Rights Act of 1964
  Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964