Equal Opportunity Employer
The Fargo Public Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer who fully and actively supports equal access for all people regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, marital status, public assistance status, sexual orientation, gender expression/identity, or participation in lawful activity off the employer’s premises during non-working hours which is not in direct conflict with the essential business-related interests of the employer in its education/activities and employment practices. The Fargo Public Schools seek to provide access to all its programs for those interested persons who might have differing levels of ability. This includes those with impaired vision and hearing loss. Furthermore, Fargo Schools’ district policy 5060 assures that the district and its employees will not retaliate against any persons who file a complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer or the government, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint or otherwise oppose discrimination regarding these or any other OCR enforced statutes. Additionally, the School District will discipline any individual who retaliates or takes adverse action against any person who reports alleged discrimination and/or harassment or who testifies, assists, or participates in any investigation relating to a discrimination and/or harassment complaint. If you have concerns or need information regarding the existence and location of services, activities, and facilities that are accessible, please contact the 504 Coordinator, David Burkman, Principal, Dakota High School at (701)446-1000. For more information regarding Title IX compliance call, Brad Franklin, Principal, Carl Ben Eielson Middle School or Patricia Cummings, Director of Special Education, District Office at (701) 446-1000. You may also write to the coordinators at Fargo Public Schools, 700 7th Street South, Fargo, ND 58103. Fargo Public Schools also acknowledges your right to file a discrimination complaint at any time with: U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, Chicago Office, Citigroup Center, 500 W. Madison Street, Suite 1475, Chicago, IL 60661-4544.