Title IX Compliance

Notice of Nondiscrimination and Equal Opportunity

Students, parents of elementary and secondaryschool students, employees, applicantsfor admission and employment andsources of referral of applicants for admissionand employment with De Soto SchoolDistrict are hereby notified that this institutiondoes not discriminate on the basisof sex or handicap in admission, access to,treatment, or employment in its programsand activities.Applications for admission and employment,students, parents of elementary andsecondary school students, employees, sources of referral of applicants for admissionand employment, and all unions orprofessional organizations holding collectivebargaining or professional agreementswith De Soto 73 School District are herebynotified that as a political subdivision, employer,recipient of federal funds and educationinstitution, the Board of Educationis prohibited from, and hereby declares apolicy against, engaging in unlawful discrimination,including harassment creatinga hostile environment, on the basis of race,color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry,disability, age or use of leave protectedby the “Family and Medical Leave Act”, inits programs, activities and with regard toemployment, the Board is an equal opportunityemployer. This notice can be madeavailable in large print, on audiotape, andin Braille. This notice will be provided innative languages as appropriate.

Any person having inquiries concerningthe De Soto 73 School District’s compliancewith equal opportunity employmentor regulations implementing The Americanswith Disabilities Act, Title VI, TitleIX, Section is directed to contact the followingdesignated coordinators located at610 Vineland School Road, De Soto MO63020.

Equal Opportunity Employment – Dr. JoshIsaacson – Central Office, (636) 586-1000

The Americans with Disabilities Act – KellyNorrid – (636) 586-1000

Title VI of the Civil Rights Act – KellyNorrid – (636) 586-1000

Title IX of the Education Amendments of1972 – Kelly Norrid – (636) 586-1000

Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of1973 – Debbie Killingsworth – (636) 586-1000

Homeless Students and English as SecondLanguage – Debbie Killingsworth – (636)586-1000

Any person may also contact the AssistantSecretary for Civil Rights, U.S. Departmentof Education, regarding De SotoSchool District’s compliance with the regulations.



All employees are trained annually through SafeSchools on Title IX reporting and compliance. In addition, key members of the District Leadership Team where trained on their specific roles involved in the Title IX process. The link below includes trainings completed by members of the District Leadership Team.

 Completed Training for Title IX reporting compliance

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