Statement of Equal Opportunity
The Technical College System of Georgia and its constituent Technical Colleges do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, gender, religion, disability, age, political affiliation or belief, genetic information, disabled veteran, veteran of the Vietnam Era, spouse of military member, or citizenship status (except in those special circumstances permitted or mandated by law). This nondiscrimination policy encompasses the operation of all technical college-administered programs, programs financed by the federal government including any Workforce Investment Act of 1998 (WIA) Title I financed programs, educational programs and activities, including admissions, scholarships and loans, student life, and athletics. It also encompasses the recruitment and employment of personnel and contracting for goods and services.
The Technical College System and member technical colleges shall promote the realization of equal opportunity through a positive continuing program of specific practices designed to ensure the full realization of equal opportunity. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies:
- Title VI, Title VII, and Title IX (Employees) —Sherri Heath, Director of Human Resources, (706) 583-2818, email@example.com, Room K-514A, Athens Campus, 800 U.S. Highway 29 North, Athens, GA 30601.
- Title IX (Students) — Jennifer Benson, Vice President for Student Affairs, (706) 355-5124, firstname.lastname@example.org, Room H-774, Athens Campus, 800 U.S. Highway 29 North, Athens, GA 30601.
- Section 504 and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) — Jessica Felts, Director of Student Support Services, (706) 583-2893, email@example.com, Room K-614A, Athens Campus, 800 U.S. Highway 29 North, Athens, GA 30601.
Individuals also may obtain instructions and procedures for informal and formal complaints applicable to any of the above laws from the officials designated above. Laws prohibit retaliation against any complainant. Call 1-800-421-3481 to obtain additional information.