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Public Notice

Last Updated: 7/7/2020 9:24 PM

Federal law prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, or national origin (Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964); sex (Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972); disability (Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990); or age (Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967-ADEA) in educational programs or activities receiving federal financial assistance.

Students, parents, employees and the general public are hereby notified that it is the policy of the Cherokee County Board of Education to ensure non-discriminatory practices in educational programs or activities and in employment.

Cherokee County School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age or disability in its programs, activities or employment practices, and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following individuals have been designated to coordinate the School District’s efforts to implement this nondiscriminatory policy:

Title IX Dr. Debra Murdock, Chief Operating Office, School Operations
ADEA Melissa Whatley, Director, Risk Management & Benefits
Title VI Dr. Kerry Martin, Executive Director, School Operations
Section 504 Charlette Green, Executive Director, Special Education
ADA Melissa Whatley, Director, Risk Management & Benefits


Grievance procedures or inquiries regarding this policy may be addressed to the persons listed above at:

Cherokee County School District
1205 Bluffs Parkway
P.O. Box 769
Canton, Georgia 30169
Phone 770-479-1871

For further information on this notice of non-discrimination visit the Office for Civil Rights website for the address and phone number of the office that serves your area or call 1-800-421-3481.

Requests for disability assistance including requests for documents, information, or communications in alternate format may be submitted to the Office of Risk Management: risk.management@cherokeek12.net ; 770-704-4200.