Equity & Civil Rights

Equity and Civil Rights ensures that each student has equal access to public education without discrimination.

Washington state law prohibits discrimination in public schools on the basis of  sex, race, color, religion, creed, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, the use of a trained dog guide or service animal, age, and honorably discharged veteran or military status.

Contact your District

Each school district in Washington has designated coordinators who are responsible for responding to questions and concerns about possible discrimination, including a civil rights compliance coordinator, a Title IX officer, and a Section 504 coordinator. A discussion with these coordinators is often the best first step you can take to address a concern about possible discrimination. Share what happened and let the coordinator know what they can do to help resolve the problem.

Discrimination Complaint Options

If parents, students, school staff, or community members believe that a student has experienced discrimination or discriminatory harassment, there are steps they can take to resolve these concerns.

Wellpinit School District does not discriminate in any programs or activities on the basis of sex. race. creed, religion. color. National origin, age, veteran or military status, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts  and other designated youth groups. The following employee(s) has been designated to handle questions and complaints of alleged discrimination: Civil Rights Coordinator/Title IX Officer, Terry Bartolino,terryb@wellpinit.org. Section 504 Coordinator, Julie Filerjfiler@wellpinit.org. PO Box 390, Wellpinit, WA 99040 (509) 258-4535

Who To Contact:

Civil Rights Compliance Coordinator/Title IX Officer

Terry Bartolino, terryb@wellpinit.org 509-258-4535 (2195)

Section 504 Coordinator

Julie Filer, jfiler@wellpinit.org 509-258-4535 (3201)