Non-Discrimination Statement

NON-DISCRIMINATION STATEMENT

The Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools (MNPS) does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, creed, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, color, age, and/or disability in admission to, access to, or operation of its programs, services, or activities, and provides access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups.  MNPS does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices.

 

CIVIL RIGHTS COMPLIANCE

MNPS is committed to ensuring that all students and adults are given the opportunity to learn, participate, and work in an environment that is free from discrimination by adhering to the following laws:

Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964

Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, or national origin.

Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972

Title IX prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex.
If you would like to file a Title VI or Title IX complaint, or have inquiries, please contact:

Title VI & Title IX Coordinator 
Phyllis Dyer
2601 Bransford Avenue
Nashville, Tennessee 37204
Email: civilrightscomplaints@mnps.org 
Phone: 615-259-8634

For further information about students’ rights and services, you may contact the Tennessee Department of Education:

Andrew Johnson Tower
710 James Robertson Parkway
Nashville, TN  37243
615-741-2731
www.state.tn.us/education


For further information on notice of non-discrimination, visit https://wdcrobcolp01.ed.gov/CFAPPS/OCR/contactus.cfm for the address and phone number of the Office of Civil Rights that serves your area, or call 1-800-421-3481.

TITLE VII OF THE CIVIL RIGHTS ACT OF 1964

Title VII protects individuals against employment discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, as well as national origin.

If you would like to file a Title VII complaint or have inquiries regarding employment discrimination, please contact:

Scott Lindsey 
Director, Employee Relations
2601 Bransford Avenue
Nashville, TN 37204
Email: scott.lindsey@mnps.org 
Phone: 615-259-8440

 

CTE NOTICE OF NON-DISCRIMINATION

CTE ANNUAL NOTICE OF NON-DISCRIMINATION

The Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools (MNPS) does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, creed, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, color, age, and/or disability in admission to, access to, or operation of its programs, services, or activities, and provides access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. MNPS does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices.
 
MNPS high schools offer classes in many Career and Technical Education (CTE) clusters and does not discriminate. Lack of English language proficiency will not be a barrier to admission and participation in CTE programs. The following people have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies: