Notification of Nondiscrimination

  • The Marion County School District does not discriminate on the basis of race (including anti-Semitism), ethnicity, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability (including HIV, AIDS, or sickle cell trait), pregnancy, religion, marital status, age (except as authorized by law), military status, ancestry, or genetic information, which are classes protected by State and/or Federal law (collectively, "protected classes")  in its educational programs, services or activities, or in its hiring or employment practices as required by Title IX, Title VI, Title VII, Age Discrimination Act of 1967, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, 1992 Americans with Disabilities Act, and the Florida Educational Equity Act of 1984. A lack of English language skills will not be a barrier to admission or participation. The District also provides equal access to its facilities to the Boy Scouts and other patriotic youth groups, as required by the Boys Scout of America Equal Access Act.

    Sexual harassment is a form of discrimination which is against the law and against School Board Policy. The District will not tolerate sexual harassment activity by any of its members of the school district community, including students, employees, and third parties pursuant to School Board Policies 2.71 and 2.72, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and Title IX Rules and Regulations.

    Questions, complaints, or requests for additional information regarding discrimination or harassment may be sent to the below designated personnel at 1614 E. Fort King Street, Ocala, FL 34471.  Retaliation against an individual who files a report is prohibited.

    ADA, Employee Title IX Coordinator, and Equity Compliance:
    Dawana Gary, Director of Equity and Compliance
    Phone: (352) 671-7711; Email address: Dawana.gary@marion.k12.fl.us

    Section 504 Compliance:
    Anne Howie, Coordinator of ESE Curriculum
    Phone: (352) 671-6832; Email address: Anne.Howie@marion.k12.fl.us

    Title IX Student Grievances/Complaints:
    Danielle Livengood, Director of Secondary Curriculum, Instruction & Digital Learning
    Phone: (352) 236-0505; Email address: Danielle.livengood@marion.k12.fl.us

    The Annual Notification of Nondiscrimination is available in both English and Spanish

    Policy po1122: Nondiscrimination and Equal Employment Opportunity

    Policy po2260: Nondiscrimination and Access to Equal Educational Opportunity

    Notice Statement of EEOC Policy

Continuous Notification of Nondiscrimination

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Annual Statement of Nondiscrimination Policy

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Annual Notice of Nondiscrimination for Vocational Programs

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Notice of Reasonable Accommodations to Applicants for Employment

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