Nondiscrimination Policy

Charlotte County Public Schools
Nondiscrimination Policy

(Policy AC) The Charlotte County School Board is committed to nondiscrimination with regard to sex, gender, race, color, national origin, disability, religion, ancestry, age, marital status, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law. This commitment will prevail in all of its policies and practices concerning staff, students,
educational programs and services, and individuals and entities with whom the Board does business.

(Policy GB) The Charlotte County School Board is an equal opportunity employer, committed to nondiscrimination 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, religion, national origin, ancestry, political affiliation, sex, gender, gender identity, age, marital status, 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.

The Charlotte County School Board provides facilities, programs and activities that are accessible, usable and available to qualified disabled persons. Further, the Charlotte County School Board does not discriminate against qualified disabled persons in the provision of health, welfare and other social services.

(Policy JB) Equal educational opportunities shall be available for all students, without regard to race, national origin, gender, ethnicity, religion, disability, or marital or parental status. Educational programs shall be designed to meet the varying needs of all students. No student, on the basis of gender, shall be denied equal access to programs, activities, services or benefits, or be limited in the exercise of any right, privilege, advantage, or denied equal access to educational and extracurricular programs and activities.

Note: All students attending Charlotte County Public Schools may participate in all education programs and activities regardless of race, color, national origin, primary spoken language, religion, age, disabling condition or sex. These include, but are not limited to, core academic courses, health and physical education, music and art, vocational and technical education (agricultural education, business education, work and family studies, grade and industrial education, etc.), and other elective courses and programs. 

Specific complaints of alleged discrimination pursuant to Policy AC, GB, and JB should be referred to the designated Compliance Officers:

Dr. Scott Critzer, Director of Student Services 
or Sharon Hall, Executive Director of Instruction
Charlotte County Public Schools
250 LeGrande Avenue
P O Box 250
Charlotte Court House, VA 23923
Phone: 434-542-5151
FAX: 434-542-4261
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