Non-discrimination/Title IX & FOIA

In compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of The Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the Elliot-Larsen Civil Rights Act and the Persons with Disabilities Civil Rights Act, it is the policy of Allendale Public Schools that no person shall, on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, height, weight, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination during any instructional opportunities, programs, services, job placement assistance, employment or in policies governing student conduct and attendance. Any person suspecting a discriminatory practice should contact the Civil Rights/Title IX Coordinator.

Any person believing that the Allendale Public Schools or any part of the school organization has inadequately applied the principles and/or regulations of (1) Title VI of the Civil Rights Act 1964, (2) Title IX of the Education Amendment Act of 1972, (3) Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, (4) the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, (5) Title II of the Americans with Disability Act of 1990, the Elliot-Larsen Civil Rights Act, and the Persons With Disabilities Civil Rights Act may bring forward a complaint, which shall be referred to as a grievance to:

Mr. Troy VanderLaan, High School Principal
Civil Rights Coordinator and Title IX Coordinator
10760 68th Avenue, Allendale, MI 49401
616-892-5585

Dr. Julia Reynolds, Assistant Superintendent
Civil Rights Coordinator and Title IX Coordinator
10505 Learning Lane, Allendale, MI 49401
616-892-5570

 

Please refer to Board Policy #2266 for additional information.

The Civil Rights/Title IX Coordinator, on request, will provide the complainant with a copy of the district’s grievance procedure and investigate all complaints in accordance with the procedure.

A copy of each of the Acts and the regulations on which this notice is based may be found in the office of the Civil Rights/Title IX Coordinator.

Civil Rights and Title IX Coordinators

Mr. Troy VanderLaan, High School Principal
10760 68th Avenue
Allendale, MI 49401 
616-892-5585

Dr. Julia Reynolds, Assistant Superintendent
10505 Learning Lane
Allendale, MI 49401 
616-892-5570

Website ADA Compliance Officer

Jennifer Kraai
10505 Learning Lane
Allendale, MI 49401 
616-892-5570