Notice of Non-Discrimination

  •      It is the policy of the Gwinnett County Board of Education (“Board”) not to discriminate on the basis of sex, age, race, color, disability, religious belief, or national origin in the educational programs and activities, or admissions to facilities operated by the Board. It is the express policy of the Board to comply with all laws and regulations relating to discrimination and harassment now in effect or hereafter enacted. Gwinnett County Public Schools (GCPS) is expressly prohibited from subjecting any person to discrimination or harassment on the basis of his/her membership in a protected class by the following laws: Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967; Title IX of the Education Amendments Act of 1972; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973; Age Discrimination Act of 1975; Title I and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990; and Title II of the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008.

         The Board does not and will not tolerate discrimination against or harassment of our students or employees. Violations of this policy will subject an offending student to disciplinary action up to and including permanent expulsion from Gwinnett County Public School (GCPS).

         The Executive Director of Internal Resolutions and Compliance and District Title IX Coordinator, Dr. Michele Smith, is responsible for ensuring that applicable anti-discrimination laws, rules, and Board policies are applied equitably to all students across the GCPS community. Contact information for Dr. Smith is provided below.

    Dr. Michele Smith
    Executive Director of the Department of Internal Resolutions and Compliance,
    District Title IX Coordinator Division of Human Resources and Talent Management Gwinnett County Public Schools
    437 Old Peachtree Road, NW Suwanee, GA 30024-2978
    Phone: 678-301-6811