Non-Discrimination/Civil Rights Statements

Anti-Discrimination (Board Policy #1005)

District Notice of Non-Discrimination
The Dubuque Community School District 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 and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups.

The Dubuque Community School District offers Career Technical Education (CTE) programs in the following service areas:

  • Agricultural Education
  • Business Education
  • Health Occupations Education
  • Family and Consumer Sciences Education
  • Industrial Education
  • Marketing Education

To be admitted for CTE courses, students must meet the necessary course prerequisites. The district will not discriminate in determining CTE admission and participation. Lack of English language skills will also not be a barrier to admission and participation in the district’s CTE programs.

Please direct inquiries about this statement to Phil Kramer, Dubuque Community Schools, 2300 Chaney Road, Dubuque, Iowa 52001-3095, pkramer@dbqschools.org, 563/552-3000

View full policy #1005 and its administrative guidelines (PDF)

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 (PDF)

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