Vicksburg Warren School District
POLICY OF NONDISCRIMINATION
The Vicksburg Warren School District Board of Trustees, Vicksburg, Mississippi, adheres to a policy of nondiscrimination in
educational programs/activities and employment, and strives affirmatively to provide equal opportunity for all as required by:
Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended, 42 U.S.C. & 2000d - prohibits discrimination on the basis of race,
color, religion, or national origin.
Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended, 42 U.S.C. & 2000e - prohibits discrimination in employment on the
basis of race, color, religion, sex or national origin.
Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, as amended, 20 U.S.C. & 1681 - prohibits discrimination on the basis of age
between 40 and 70.
Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, 29 U.S.C. and 621 et. seq. prohibits discrimination against
Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, as amended, 29 U.S.C. and 621 et. seq.
Americans with Disabilities Act, 42 U.S. C. & 1201 et. seq.
Additionally, the Board adheres to the concepts which ultimately were set forth in PL 93-380 - The Family Rights and
Privacy Act and IDEA - Individuals with Disabilities Education Act.
In accordance with Title IX of the 1964 Civil Rights Act, as amended in 1972, Section 703, no person in the Vicksburg Warren
School District shall be subject to sexual harassment. It is the intent of the school district to maintain an environment
free from sexual harassment of any kind. Unwelcome sexual advance, requests for sexual favors and other verbal or physical
conduct of a sexual nature amounting to or constituting harassment are prohibited. Student-on-student harassment is also
prohibited. Legitimate allegations of violation of this policy may be made to the appropriate building Title IX contacts
or the district Title IX coordinator, without fear of reprisal. Employees/students in violation of this policy shall be
subject to disciplinary action.
TITLE IX CONTACT
Dr. Wanda Fears
Dr. Janice Hatcher
Mary June Cooksey
Warren Central Intermediate
Dr. Edward Wiggins
Vicksburg Junior High
Billie Jean Mosley
Warren Central Junior
Vicksburg High School
Warren Central High
LETTER/NOTICE: SECTION 504 NOTICE OF NONDISCRIMINATION
Applicants for admission and employment, students, parents, employees, sources of referral of applicants for admission and
employment, and all unions or professional organizations holding collective bargaining or professional agreements with the
Vicksburg Warren School District are hereby notified that this District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color,
national origin, sex, age, or handicap in admission or access to, or treatment or employment in, its programs and activities.
Any person having inquiries concerning the School District's compliance with the regulations implementing Title VI, Title IX,
The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) or Section 504 is directed to contact: Dr. Elizabeth Swinford, 1500 Mission 66,
Vicksburg, MS 39183 at 601-638-5122, who has been designated by the Vicksburg Warren School District to coordinate the
District's efforts to comply with the regulations implementing Title VI, Title IX, the ADA, and Section 504.