Equity & Compliance

Nondiscrimination Statement

The School Board of Polk County, Florida, prohibits any and all forms of discrimination and harassment based on race, color, sex, religion, national origin, marital status, age, homelessness, or disability or other basis prohibited by law in any of its programs, services, activities or employment. To file concerns, you may contact the Office of Equity and Compliance in the Human Resource Services Division at (863) 534-0781.

Equity Information

View the Educational Equity Harassment Policy here.

Equity Handbook - English

Equity Handbook - Spanish

Equity Handbook - Haitian-Creole

Compliance

How To Request Accommodations

If you require any type of accommodation to complete the application process due to a disability, please call the Office of Equity and Compliance in the Human Resource Services Division at (863) 534-1781. If you are deaf or hard of hearing, please contact the Polk County School District by calling the Florida Relay Service at 1-800-955-8771.

Coordination of the Educational Equity Act Report

The Office Equity and Compliance monitors and reports to the Department of Education's Office of Equity and Access, the District’s progress toward student achievement, including analyses of school, student and professional staff populations, employment equity, and modifications to discrimination and harassment policies and procedures.

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)

Accessibility

This website was designed and built using modern web standards to help ensure accessibility for a wide range of users. Every effort has been made to ensure compatibility with modern web browsers and user agents on a variety of operating systems. Pages on this site are reviewed and revised to be accessible to individuals with disabilities in accordance with provisions of Section 508 of the Workforce Investment Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act.

If you have a problem accessing any part of this web site, please let us know and we will work to ensure you can successfully access the information.