Continuous Notification of Nondiscrimination
Pursuant to Title VI, Title IX, Section 504/Title II and other civil rights regulations, Hillsborough County Public Schools (District) does not discriminate nor tolerate harassment on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, marital status, genetic information or pregnancy in its educational programs, services or activities, or in its hiring or employment practices; and it will take immediate action to eliminate such harassment, prevent its recurrence, and address its effects. The District also provides equal access to its facilities to the Boy Scouts and other patriotic youth groups, as required by the Boy Scouts of America Equal Access Act.
The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Dr. Pansy Houghton, Executive Officer, Compliance. 813-272-4000; Pansy.Houghton@hcps.net; 901 E. Kennedy Blvd., Tampa, Florida 33602.
Website Accessibility Statement
Hillsborough County Public Schools is committed to providing websites that are accessible to all of our stakeholders. If you use assistive technology (such as a screen reader, eye-tracking device, voice recognition software, etc.) and are experiencing difficulty accessing information on this site, the following person has been designated to handle inquiries or complaints related to the functionality or inaccessibility of online content: Dr. Pansy Houghton, Executive Officer, Compliance. 813-272-4000; Pansy.Houghton@hcps.net; 901 E. Kennedy Blvd., Tampa, Florida 33602.
As required by Section 668.6076, Florida Statutes, you are hereby notified that: Under Florida law, e-mail addresses are public records. If you do not want your e-mail address released in response to a public records request, do not send electronic mail to this entity. Instead, contact this office by phone or in writing. History.--s. 1, ch. 2006-232.
Reasonable Accommodation for Individual with Disabilities
Hillsborough County Public Schools (District) is committed to providing individuals with disabilities an equal opportunity to participate in and benefit from the District’s programs, activities, and services.
Individuals may request reasonable accommodations from the District that they believe will enable them to have such equal opportunity to participate in our programs, activities, and services.
Requests for reasonable accommodations can be made at any time. However, making the request in advance of a meeting, conference call, or visit will help ensure that the District is able to fulfill the request. For certain requests, such as requests for sign language interpretation, the District requests at least two-weeks advance notice.
To request reasonable accommodations, please contact: your school site or Dr. Pansy Houghton, Executive Officer, Compliance. 813-272-4000; Pansy.Houghton@hcps.net; 901 E. Kennedy Blvd., Tampa, Florida 33602.
Hillsborough County Public Schools (District) recognizes the importance of being able to communicate effectively with all individuals, including English language learners. Thus, the District is committed to providing meaningful access to our programs and activities for all English language learners.
Therefore, if you need help communicating with the District and require language access services, please contact: the Bilingual Hotline - 813-272-4945 or Elena Garcia, Executive Director, English Language Learners; Elena.Garcia@hcps.net; 901 E. Kennedy Blvd., Tampa, Florida 33602.