Westwood School District – Affirmative Action and Equity Statement

The Westwood Community School District does not discriminate on the basis race, color, national origin, sex disability, religion, creed, age (for employment), marital status (for programs), sexual orientation, gender identity and socioeconomic status (for programs) in its educational programs and its employment practices.

There is a grievance procedure for processing complaints of discrimination. If you have questions or a grievance related to this policy, please contact Connie Smits, Westwood Guidance Counselor, Westwood Community School District, Sloan, Iowa 51055; or by telephoning 712-428-3355. Complaints can also be directed to the Iowa Civil Rights Commission, 400 E. 14th Street, Des Moines, IA 50319-1004, (515) 281-4121 or Region VII office of Civil Rights, http://www.state.ia.us/government/crc/index.html U.S. Department of Education 8930 Ward Parkway, Suite 2037, Kansas City, MO.  64114 (816) 268-0550.