Equal Educational Opportunities / Nondiscrimination Policy

In compliance with:

  • Age Discrimination Act of 1975
  • Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990
  • Equal Employment Opportunity Act of 1972
  • Executive Order 11246 (Equal Employment Opportunity)
  • PI 9 of Wisconsin Administrative Code (Pupil Nondiscrimination)
  • Section 118.13, Wisconsin Statutes (Pupil Nondiscrimination)
  • Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973
  • Subchapter II of Chapter 111, Wisconsin Statutes (Fair Employment)
  • Title II of the Education Amendments of 1976
  • Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964
  • Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972

and all applicable school policies, regulations, and rules, the School District of Beloit Turner shall not discriminate in employment against properly qualified and eligible individuals by reason of their age, race, religion, profession or demonstration of belief or non-belief, color, disability, citizenship, marital status, sex, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, political affiliation, membership in the National Guard, state defense force, or any other reserve component of the military forces of Wisconsin or the United States, arrest or conviction record not substantially related to a person's job duties or activity in school, or the use or non-use of lawful products by individuals off school premises during non-working hours, the use of family or medical leave or worker's compensation benefits, or any other factor prohibited by state or federal law. Reasonable accommodations shall be made for qualified individuals with a disability or handicap, unless such accommodations would impose an undue hardship on the District.

All students attending School District of Beloit Turner schools shall have an equal opportunity to participate in, and benefit from, all educational programs, academic and extracurricular activities and services, including career and technical education, regardless of age, sex, color, religion, profession or demonstration of belief or non-belief, race, national origin, ancestry, creed, pregnancy, marital or parental status, homelessness status, sexual orientation, or emotional, physical, mental or learning disability. The District shall provide appropriate educational services or programs for students who have been identified as having a handicap or disability, regardless of the nature or severity of the handicap or disability. In addition, reasonable arrangements can be made to accommodate a student's sincerely held religious beliefs in regard to examinations and other academic requirements and to ensure that the lack of English language skills is not a barrier to admission or participation.

It is the intent of the School District of Beloit Turner to comply with both the letter and spirit of the law in making certain discrimination does not exist in its policies, regulations and operations. Grievance procedures have been established for students, their parents, and employees who feel discrimination has been shown by the School District of Beloit Turner.

Specific complaints regarding the application or interpretation of this policy, or alleging discrimination, should be referred to:

Dr. Dennis McCarthy
District Superintendent
(608) 364-6372

In addition, Dawn Maxwell provides support and coordination for Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and may be contacted at (608) 364-6372.

Both of these individuals are located at:

1237 E Inman Parkway
Beloit, WI 53511