Statements on discrimination and harassment
Fayette County Public Schools
Statement of Nondiscrimination:
As required by federal law, the district does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, age, sex, political affiliation, religion, veteran status, or disability in its programs and activities on school property and off school grounds during school-sponsored activities, and provides equal access to its facilities to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. In addition, the district does not discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.
The following individuals handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies:
- Lindsay Wright, compliance officer, Title IX coordinator, Age Discrimination Act coordinator; (859) 381-4223
- Valerie Uebelhor, 504 coordinator; (859) 381-4335
Physical address: 701 E. Main St., Lexington KY 40502
Mailing address: 1126 Russell Cave Rd., Lexington KY 40505
No one shall retaliate against an employee, student, or third party (including visitors) because he or she submits a grievance, assists, or participates in an investigation, proceeding, or hearing regarding the charge of a harassment/discrimination of an individual or because he or she has opposed language or conduct that violates this policy. Upon resolution of allegations, the superintendent shall take steps to protect employees, students, and third parties who have experienced racial harassment/discrimination against retaliation up to and including a referral for suspension, expulsion, or termination when appropriate. Fayette County Public Schools is working with district staff, students, and parents to prevent racial harassment.
See FCPS Board Policies: 03.162, 09.4281; FCPS Employee Handbook; FCPS Student Code of Conduct
For more information about how to file a harassment/discrimination complaint, please contact Lindsay Wright, compliance officer, or refer to the procedures handbook.