Non-Discrimination/Civil Rights Statements

Anti-Discrimination (Board Policy #1005)

The board will not discriminate in its educational activities on the basis of age, ancestry, color, creed, familial status, gender identity, marital status, national origin, physical attributes, physical or mental ability or disability, political belief, political party preference, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or socioeconomic status.

The board requires all agencies, vendors, contractors, and other persons and organizations doing business with or performing services for the school district to subscribe to all applicable federal and state laws, executive orders, rules and regulations pertaining to contract compliance and equal opportunity.

The board is committed to the policy that no otherwise qualified person will be excluded from educational activities on the basis of age, ancestry, color, creed, familial status, gender identity, marital status, national origin, physical attributes, physical or mental ability or disability, political belief, political party preference, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or socioeconomic status. Further, the board affirms the right of all students and staff members to be treated with respect and to be protected from intimidation, discrimination, physical harm and harassment.

View full policy #1005 and its administrative guidelines

There is a grievance procedure (included in the administrative guidelines) for processing complaints of discrimination.

Non-Discrimination, Equal Opportunity Employment and Affirmative Action (Board Policy #4101)

The Dubuque Community School District will provide equal opportunity to employees and applicants for employment in accordance with applicable equal employment opportunity and affirmative action laws, directives and regulations of federal, state and local governing bodies.

View full policy #4101

DISTRICT CONTACTS

Employee questions should be directed to:
Phil Kramer
Executive Director of Human Resources
2300 Chaney Road
Dubuque, Iowa 52001
563/552-3000
pkramer@dbqschools.org

Student/family questions should be directed to:
Mae Hingtgen
Learning Supports and Equity Liaison
2300 Chaney Road
Dubuque, Iowa 52001
563/552-3000
mhingtgen@dbqschools.org

504 questions should be directed to:
Rhonda Ramler
Health and Wellness
2300 Chaney Road
Dubuque, Iowa 52001
563/552-3000
rramler@dbqschools.org

Title II questions and complaints should be directed to:
Shirley Horstman
Director of Student Services
2300 Chaney Road
Dubuque, Iowa 52001
563/552-3000
shorstman@dbqschools.org