Los Alamos Public School’s programs, activities, and practices will be free from discrimination based on actual or perceived race, color, ancestry, national origin, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or gender expression, genetic information; or on the basis of a person’s association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.
District Compliance Officers
The district designates the individual(s) identified below as the employee(s) responsible for coordinating the district’s efforts to comply with state and federal civil rights laws, including Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act, and the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, and to answer inquiries regarding the district’s nondiscrimination policies.
||Area of Compliance
|Assistant Superintendent For Learning and Accountability
P.O. Box 90, Los Alamos, NM 87544
|All others including ADA/504
|Director of Human Resources
P.O. Box 90, Los Alamos, NM 87544
|LAHS Athletics and Activities Director
1300 Diamond Drive, Los Alamos, NM 87544
|Title IX as related to athletics
Any person, including students, employees, clients, contractors, or members of the public who feels that they have been discriminated against by the Los Alamos Public Schools on the basis of disabilities, may use the grievance procedure. Every effort should be made to resolve problems at the school or district level.
Any student who feels that they have been subjected to unlawful discrimination described district policy 5130 iis strongly encouraged to immediately contact the site administrator or compliance officer. In addition, any student or employee who observes any such incident is strongly encouraged to report the incident to the site administrator or compliance officer, whether or not the alleged victim files a
Any person who feels aggrieved by an action of the Los Alamos Public Schools should submit a written formal grievance of the incident.
Investigation Time Frame
Upon receiving a grievance of discrimination, the the compliance officer will immediately investigate the complaint:
- Within five working days of the receipt of the written grievance, the Compliance Officer, or designee, will acknowledge, in writing, receipt of the grievance.
- The investigation will be completed within twenty (20) school days, and if the investigation requires more time, the Compliance Officer will inform the parties involved. The Compliance Officer will make a written report to the Superintendent upon completion of the investigation.
- If the grievance involves alleged misconduct by certified personnel, any necessary reports will be filed with the New Mexico Public Education Department. The report shall include a determination of whether the allegations have been substantiated as factual and whether they appear to be violations of this policy. The Compliance Officer will maintain a copy of the completed report.
- The Los Alamos Public Schools, through the Compliance Officer, will initiate appropriate steps to implement decisions reached through this process.
To file a grievance with the District online, click here.
To download the form and submit to the appropriate compliance officer, click Discrimination Grievance form.