Nondiscrimination Policies

  • NOTICE OF NON-DISCRIMINATION

    Gwinnett County Public Schools (GCPS) does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs, activities or employment practices and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. 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 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. 
     

    GCPS DEPARTMENT OF EQUITY AND COMPLIANCE

    Department of Equity and Compliance ensures the equitable administration of applicable federal, state, and GCPS regulations and laws impacting the GCPS community and fosters positive relationships between the school system and its students and employees.  The Department of Equity and Compliance also administers the complaint and appeal processes; investigates employee, student, and community complaints of discrimination or harassment; and processes accommodation requests. In addition, it facilitates compliance with legal requirements associated with Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act; Age Discrimination in Employment Act; Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act; Age Discrimination Act; Titles I and II of the Americans with Disabilities Act; and Title II of the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act. 

    The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

    Joyce Spraggs 

    Director of Equity & Compliance and Title IX, Section 504, Americans with Disabilities Act, and Age Discrimination Act Coordinator

    Department of Equity & Compliance

    Gwinnett County Public Schools

    Division of Human Resources & Talent Management

    437 Old Peachtree Road, NW 

    Suwanee, GA 30024

    Email: Joyce_Spraggs@Gwinnett.k12.ga.us    Phone: (678) 301- 6811  

    Questions regarding discrimination may alternatively be addressed to either U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights or the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, depending on the status of the complainant. 
     

    GCPS SPORTS EQUITY COORDINATOR  

    Jon C. Weyher

    Gwinnett County Public Schools

    Division of Human Resources & Talent Management

    437 Old Peachtree Road, NW

    Suwanee, GA 30024

    678.301.7274

     

    RESOURCES

    It is the policy of the Gwinnett County Public Schools not to discriminate on the basis of sex, age, race, color, disability, religion or national origin in any program or activity, employment, admission, service, treatment, admissions to facilities or access to any program or activity operated by the Board or in the employment practices of the Board.  It is the express policy of the Board to comply with all appropriate laws and regulations relating to discrimination now in effect or hereafter enacted including 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 of 1972; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973; Age Discrimination Act of 1975; Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990; and Title II of the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008 and all accompanying regulations.