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Nondiscrimination Policy

NOTICE OF NONDISCRIMINATION

Including, but not limited to, Equal Opportunity in Hiring & Employment, Title IX, Grievance Procedures, Procedural Safeguards, and Section 504 Policies

In accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (“Title VI”), Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (“Title IX”), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (“Section 504”), Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (“ADA”), and the Age Discrimination Act of 1975 (“The Age Act”), and applicable District of Columbia laws and regulations applicants for admission and employment, students, parents, employees, sources of referral of applicants for admission and employment, and all unions or professional organizations holding collective bargaining or professional agreements with Thurgood Marshall Academy are hereby notified that Thurgood Marshall Academy does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, familial status, family responsibilities, matriculation, political affiliation, genetic information, source of income, disability, or veteran status in admission or access to, or treatment or employment in, its programs and activities. The School provides equal access to designated youth groups (e.g., when applicable, the Boy Scouts).

Students, parents and/or guardians having inquiries concerning Thurgood Marshall Academy’s compliance with Section 504, ADA, Title VI, Title IX, and/or the Age Act as they apply to students or who wish to file a complaint regarding such compliance should contact:

Linsey Donovan, Special Education Coordinator

Thurgood Marshall Academy

2427 MLK Jr. Ave SE

Washington, DC 20020

(202) 563-6862

who has been designated by Thurgood Marshall Academy to coordinate its efforts to comply with the regulations implementing Section 504, ADA, Title VI, Title IX, and the Age Act as they relate to students.

For inquiries or to file a complaint regarding Thurgood Marshall Academy’s compliance with ADA, Section 504, Title VI, Title IX, and/or the Age Act as they relate to employees or third parties, contact:

David Schlossman, Chief Operating Officer

Thurgood Marshall Academy

2427 MLK Jr. Ave SE

Washington, DC 20020

(202) 563-6862

who has been designated by Thurgood Marshall Academy to coordinate its efforts to comply with the regulations implementing Section 504, ADA, Title VI, Title IX, and the Age Act as they relate to employees or third parties.  Note that the Chief Operating Officer is designated as the lead coordinator for Title IX matters, including but not limited to prevention of discrimination on the basis of sex and other protected categories.

Under this policy, Thurgood Marshall Academy is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to providing equal employment opportunity in recruitment, hiring, training and development, promotion, termination, compensation, benefits, and all other terms, conditions, and privileges of employment as required by applicable law.

Thurgood Marshall Academy also requires its employees to abide by applicable federal and state nondiscrimination laws in their dealings with all members of the Thurgood Marshall Academy community—including visitors, vendors, and suppliers.

For further information, see Thurgood Marshall Academy’s Notice of Procedural Safeguards and Grievance Procedures for Parents and Students & Notice of Grievance Procedures for Employees.

Anyone with information or concerns regarding Grievance Procedures, Procedural Safeguards, or Nondiscrimination Policies may also contact Executive Director Richard Pohlman at (202)563-6262 extension 124.