Discrimination Policy

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Notification of Nondiscrimination

 

Lee County School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, age, disability, marital status or genetic information in its educational programs, services or activities, or in its hiring or employment practices. 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.

 

Questions, complaints, or requests for additional information regarding discrimination or harassment may be sent to: John “Jack” Thomson,JohnDT@leeschools.net Equity Coordinator for Southwest Florida Public Service Academy 4312 Michigan Ave. Fort Myers, FL 33905 (239) 334-3897

 

The Equal Opportunity supervisor responsible for compliance is Michelle Freeman, Director, Professional Standards and Equity, and she may be contacted at The School District of Lee County, 2855 Colonial Blvd., Fort Myers, Florida 33966, (239) 337- 8330.

 

Lack of English language skills will not be a barrier to admission and participation. The district may assess each student’s ability to benefit from specific programs through placement tests and counseling, and, if necessary, will provide services or referrals to better prepare students for successful participation.