Non-Discrimination

Title VI, Title IX, Section 504, Age Discrimination Act, and Title II Americans with Disabilities Act

The government has made legal provisions to ensure that no person is discriminated against on the basis of the protected classes of race, color, national origin, gender, sex (including sexual orientation or transgender identity), age (except as authorized by law), religion, height, weight, marital or family status, military status, ancestry, genetic information, or any other legally protected category, (collectively, “Protected Classes”) in its programs and activities, including employment opportunities. In order to protect these rights and assure compliance, Northport Public School has appointed the following employees as the Coordinators of Title VI, Title IX, Section 504, the Age Discrimination Act, and Title II.

Inquiries concerning the application of, or grievances for, any of these regulations or concerns that the rights of an individual may have been violated should be directed to:

Dr. Cindy J. Berck, Executive Director
Human Resources & Labor Relations
Traverse City Area Public Schools
412 Webster Street
Traverse City, MI 49686
231. 933.1716
berckci@tcaps.net

OR

 

Mr. Shawn Stowe
Director, Human Resources
Traverse City Area Public Schools
412 Webster Street
Traverse City, MI 49686
231.933.1740
stowesh@tcaps.net

Further, Northport Public School has designated the following employees as Title IX Coordinator(s), Title IX Investigator(s), Title IX Decision Maker, and Title IX Appeals Officer:

Title IX Coordinator(s)

Dr. Cindy J. Berck, Executive Director
Human Resources & Labor Relations
Traverse City Area Public Schools
412 Webster Street
Traverse City, MI 49686
231. 933.1716
berckci@tcaps.net

OR

 

Mr. Shawn Stowe
Director, Human Resources
Traverse City Area Public Schools
412 Webster Street
Traverse City, MI 49686
231.933.1740
stowesh@tcaps.net

Title IX Investigator(s)

Dr. Cindy J. Berck, Executive Director, Human Resources & Labor Relations

OR

Mr. Shawn Stowe, Director, Human Resources

Title IX Decision Maker

Ms. Shaina Biller, Associate Superintendent, Curriculum & Instruction

Title IX Appeals Officer

Dr. John VanWagoner, Superintendent

Any person who feels that the rights of an individual may have been violated in relationship to the provision of equal opportunity in any education programs, activities, or services may contact:

Ms. Shaina Biller, Associate Superintendent
Curriculum & Instruction
Traverse City Area Public Schools
412 Webster Street
Traverse City, MI 49686
231. 933.1778
billersh@tcaps.net