Student Services - Anti-Discrimination Statement and Equity Coordinators

Anti-Discrimination Statement and Contact Information

Equal Educational Opportunities at the Muscogee County School District

MCSD strives to create an environment which understands, fosters, and embraces the value of diversity. No person shall, on the grounds of race, color, sex, pregnancy, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other federally-protected status, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or otherwise be subjected to discrimination, under any program or activity conducted by MCSD; MCSD provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The Coordinators named below have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies; note that any discrimination related inquiry may be directed to Dr. Angela Vickers-Ward for distribution to the appropriate personnel. Further information about the complaint process is available at the District website. Retaliation after reporting discrimination is not tolerated.2020 Updates regarding Title IX will be posted on the District website.

Alleged discrimination or harassment by Students under Title IX, Title VI:
Dr. Angela Vickers-Ward, Chief Student Services Officer
Anti-Discrimination Coordinator (Students)
Muscogee County Public Education Center
2960 Macon Road
Columbus, GA 31906
Vickers-Ward.Angela.D@muscogee.k12.ga.us / 706-748-3336

Inquiries regarding Section 504 and Title II of the ADA (Students)
Dr. Nikki Sutton, Section 504 Chair
Muscogee County Public Education Center
2960 Macon Road
Columbus, GA 31906
Sutton.Nikki.T@muscogee.k12.ga.us / 706-748-2196

Inquiries regarding Equity in Athletics:
Jeff Battles, Athletic Director, Sports Equity Coordinator
Muscogee County Public Education Center
2960 Macon Road
Columbus, GA 31906
Battles.Jeffrey.W@muscogee.k12.ga.us / 706-748-2595

Inquiries regarding the Individuals With Disabilities Education Act (IDEA):
Sonja Matthews-Coaxum, Executive Director, Programs for Exceptional Students
Muscogee County Public Education Center
2960 Macon Road
Columbus, GA 31906
Coaxum.Sonja.L@muscogee.k12.ga.us / 706-748-2000

Inquiries regarding Title II of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA):
Dr. Tim Smith, Executive Director of Federal Programs
Muscogee County Public Education Center
2960 Macon Road
Columbus, GA 31906
Smith.Timothy.S@muscogee.k12.ga.us / 706-748-2154

Alleged discrimination against or harassment by Employees under Title IX, Title VII:
Arleska Castillo, Chief Human Resources Officer
Anti-Discrimination Coordinator (Employees)
Muscogee County Public Education Center
2960 Macon Road
Columbus, GA 31906
Castillo.Arleska@muscogee.k12.ga.us / 706-748-2011