Nondiscrimination & Contact Information

No person shall on the basis of sex, marital status, sexual orientation, race, religion, ethnicity, national origin, age, color, pregnancy, disability, military status or genetic information be denied employment, receipt of services, access to or participation in school activities or programs if qualified to receive such services, or otherwise be discriminated against or placed in a hostile environment in any educational program or activity including those receiving federal financial assistance, except as provided by law.” No person shall deny equal access or a fair opportunity to meet to, or discriminate against, any group officially affiliated with the Boy Scouts of America, or any other youth group listed in Title 36 of the United States Code as a patriotic society.

An employee, student, parent or applicant alleging discrimination with respect to employment, or any educational program or activity may contact:

Tonja Fitzgerald, Divisional Director
Equity Compliance Officer (Students)
Leon County School District
2757 West Pensacola Street
Tallahassee, Florida 32304
(850) 487-7309

Wallace Knight, Director
Equity Compliance Officer (Employees)
Title IX Compliance Officer
Leon County School District
2757 West Pensacola Street
Tallahassee, Florida 32304
(850) 487-7210

A student or parent alleging discrimination as it relates to Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act may contact:
Jennifer Benton, 504 Specialist
(850) 487-7317

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Non-Discrimination Notice Spanish

Leon County Schools offers the following career and technical programs, including career academies wherein students may earn industry certification: Accounting Operations, Administration Office Specialist, Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning/Refrigeration (HVAC/R) 1 & 2, Automotive Service Technology 1 & 2, Aviation Airframe Mechanics, Aviation Powerplant Mechanics, Building Trades & Construction Design Technology, Cosmetology, Diesel Maintenance Technician, Diesel Systems Technician 1 & 2, Electricity, Facial Specialty, Fundamental Foodservices Skills, Massage Therapy, Medical Administrative Specialist, Medical Assisting, Nails Specialty, Patient Care Technician, Plumbing, Practical Nursing, Industrial Pipefitter, Specialty Career Instruction, Welding Technology, and Welding Technology – Advanced. Please see the LTC course catalog for all admission requirements.

The district prohibits discrimination in the terms and conditions of employment, and in access to educational programs and activities, and prohibits harassment of any individual or group on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation or genetic information (and other protected classes included in the district’s nondiscrimination policies).

Lack of English language skills will not be a barrier to admission and participation. The district may assess each student’s ability to benefit from specific programs through placement tests and counseling, and, if necessary, will provide services or referrals to better prepare students for successful participation.