The Board of Education of the City Schools of Decatur does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, marital status, sexual orientation, or gender identity in its employment practices, programs, activities, or student placement. City Schools of Decatur shall not discriminate on the basis of gender in its athletic programs.
What is Title IX?
No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subject to discrimination under any educational program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance.
(Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972)
The board of education further recognizes its responsibility in accordance with applicable laws (Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and its implementing regulations, Title II of the Vocational Education Amendments of 1976, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act) to ensure that all individuals in a multicultural and diverse society have an equal opportunity in all aspects of the operation of the school system. Therefore, City Schools of Decatur shall actively promote equality and equity in all academic and co-curricular programs. (Board Policy: Equal Educational Opportunities, JAA)
Below is a list of individuals designated to handle inquiries regarding the District’s Title IX/ non-discrimination policies:
Title IX Compliance Officer
Lillie Huddleston, PhD
125 Electric Avenue
Decatur, GA 30030
404-371-3601, ext. 1026
Title IX Coordinator for Athletics and Student Activities
310 North McDonough Street
Decatur, GA 30030
Title IX Liaisons - School principals/their designees will serve as local Title IX liaisons for each school. You can report discrimination and discriminatory harassment to your school principal, any staff member, or to the district's Title IX Compliance Officer, listed above.
Early Childhood Learning Center: Sarah Garland email@example.com
Clairemont Elementary School: Billy Heaton firstname.lastname@example.org
Glennwood Elementary School: Dianna Watson email@example.com
Oakhurst Elementary School: Marcia Fowler firstname.lastname@example.org
Westchester Elementary School: Rochelle Lofstrand email@example.com
Winnona Park Elementary School: Ruth Scott firstname.lastname@example.org
4/5 Academy at Fifth Avenue: Karen Newton email@example.com
Renfroe Middle School: Greg Wiseman firstname.lastname@example.org and Nicki Parks email@example.com
Decatur High School: Arlethea Williams firstname.lastname@example.org