Notice to All Employees and Students Regarding Discrimination and Harassment

The Harrisburg R-VIII School District Board of Education is committed to maintaining a workplace and educational environment that is free from discrimination and harassment in admission or access to, or treatment or employment in, its programs, services, activities and facilities. In accordance with law, the District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, perceived sexual orientation, disability, age, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law in its programs and activities.  In addition, the District provides equal access to the Boy Scouts of America and other designated youth groups.  The following person has been designated as the District’s Compliance Coordinator to handle inquiries or complaints regarding the District’s non-discrimination policies:

Coordinator of Special Services:
Michael Coggins
1000 S. Harris Street, Harrisburg MO 65256
(573) 875-5604

For further information about anti-discrimination laws and regulations, or to contact the Office for Civil Rights in the U.S. Department of Education (OCR) regarding the District’s compliance with anti-discrimination laws and regulations, please contact OCR at One Petticoat Lane, 1010 Walnut Street, Suite 320, Kansas City, Missouri  64106,  (816) 268-0550 (voice), or (877) 521-2172 (telecommunications device for the deaf), or