Website Accessibility Statement
St. Bernard Parish Public School System is committed to ensuring that our web environment is accessible to everyone, including individuals with disabilities.
This website endeavors to comply with best practices and standards as defined by Section 508 of the U.S. Rehabilitation Act and level AA of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0. These guidelines explain how to make web content more accessible for people with disabilities.
If you need additional assistance or have accessibility concerns regarding the website, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 504-301-2000.
Equal Education Opportunities
The St. Bernard Parish School Board adheres to the equal opportunity provisions of federal civil rights laws and regulations that are applicable to this agency. Therefore, no one will be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, national origin (Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964); sex (Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972); disability (Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973); or age (Age Discrimination Act of 1975) in attaining educational goals and objectives and in the administration of personnel policies and procedures. Anyone with questions regarding this policy may contact:
Tommie Powell, Supervisor of Child Welfare and Attendance
200 East St. Bernard Highway
Chalmette, LA 70043
Student complaints and grievances can be filed following the procedures and policies outlined in School Board Policy JCE. This policy can be found on our website by clicking here.
Equal Opportunity Employment
It shall be the policy of the St. Bernard Parish School Board that all applicants for admission and employment, students, parents, employees, unions or professional organizations holding collective bargaining or professional agreement with the School Board, sources of referral of applicants and employment, and any and all entities having business with the district are hereby notified that this School Board does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, age, disability, religion, social position, professional assignment, or veteran status in admission or access to, or treatment or employment in, its programs and activities, including any notices required by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 or Part 106 of Title 34 of the United States Code of Federal Regulations. (From Board Policy GAAA)
Title IX: Sexual Harassment Policy
The St. Bernard Parish School Board desires to provide a safe school environment that allows all students equal access and opportunities in the School District's academic, extracurricular, and other educational support programs, services, and activities. The School Board does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates. The School Board is required by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (Title IX) and Part 106 of Title 34 of the United States Code of Federal Regulations not to discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, including admission and employment. The School Board recognizes that sexual harassment is a form of discrimination on the basis of sex and the School Board prohibits sexual harassment as defined by Title IX and Part 106 of Title 34 of the United States Code of Federal Regulations.
Any person may report discrimination based on sex, including sexual harassment, in person, by mail, by telephone, or by electronic mail to the School Board’s Title IX Coordinator at any time, including during non-business hours.
Title IX Coordinator
St. Bernard Parish Public Schools
504-301-2000 | TitleIX@sbpsb.org
200 East St. Bernard Hwy., Chalmette, LA
Any School Board employee who has actual knowledge of sexual harassment must report the conduct to the Title IX Coordinator.
Reports of and inquiries regarding unlawful sex discrimination may also be made to the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights of the U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Ave., SW, Washington, DC 20202-1100, Email: email@example.com, 1-800-421-3481. The School Board’s Title IX Coordinator shall be authorized to coordinate the School Board’s Title IX obligations.