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Equal Opportunity Employment & Educational Experience
It is the policy of the Grundy Center Community School District not to illegally discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, disability, religion, creed, age (Employment only), marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and socioeconomic status (students/program only) in its educational programs and its employment practices. There is a grievance procedure for processing complaints of discrimination. If you have questions or a grievance related to this policy please contact the district’s Equity Coordinator, Brent Thoren. He can be reached at (319) 825-5464, 1006 M Avenue, Grundy Center, or bthoren@spartanpride.net . The Affirmative Action Coordinator is Cassandra Murra, and she can be reached at (319) 825-5418. Inquiries may also be directed in writing to the Director of the Region VII Officer of Civil Rights, U. S. Department of Education, 10220 North Executive Hills Blvd., 8th Floor, Kansas City, MO 64153-1367, (816) 891-8156, or the Iowa Department of Education, Grimes State Office Building, Des Moines, IA, 50319-0146, (515) 281-5294.
Notice of Nondiscrimination
Equal Education Opportunity

The school district does not discriminate in its education programs or educational activities on the basis of sex, race, religion, color, national origin, marital status, creed, sexual orientation, gender identity or disability. Students are educated in programs that foster knowledge of, and respect and appreciation for, the historical and contemporary contributions of diverse cultural groups, as well as men and women, to society. Students who feel they have been discriminated against are encouraged to report it to the school district Affirmative Action Coordinator.

The Equity and Affirmative Action Coordinator is Michael Vokes and can be reached at 319.825.5449, Ext. 304. Inquiries may also be directed in writing to the Director of the Region VII Office of Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, 8930 Ward Parkway, Suite 2037, Kansas City, MO 64114, (816) 268-0550, or the Iowa Department of Education, Grimes State Office Building, Des Moines, IA, 50319-0146, (515) 281-5294.

The school district, in its educational program, has a process to assist students experiencing behavior and learning difficulties. The Problem Solving Teams are responsible for this process. Representatives from the area education agency may also assist the school district in this process. Parents wanting access to this process should contact the building principal at the Elementary [Brian Sammons, (319) 825-5461] or Secondary [Michael Vokes, (319) 825-5449] office.