These administrative guidelines are established to assist in the proper implementation of Policy 1422 and Policy 1422.02.

Policy 1422 states:

The Board of Education does not discriminate in the employment of administrative staff on the basis of the Protected Classes of race, religion, color, national origin, ethnicity, ancestry, or sex.

The following person(s) is/are designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies of the County or to address any complaint of discrimination:

Jimmy Frashier

Assistant Superintendent

P.O. Box 770

Ripley, WV 25271

Telephone No. 304-372-7304

Fax No. 304-372-7312

E-Mail: jgfrashi@k12.wv.us

The individual may also, at any time, contact the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights (OCR), Philadelphia Office, The Wanamaker Building, 100 Penn Square East, Suite 515, Philadelphia, PA 19107-3323, Telephone: 215-656-8541, Fax: 215-656- 8605; TDD: 877-521-2172, E-mail: OCR.Philadelphia@ed.gov. Web: http:/www.ed.gov/ocr.

Additionally, the individual may also, at any time, contact the West Virginia Human Rights Commission, 1321 Plaza East Room 108A Charleston, WV 25301-1400, Telephone: 304-558-2616, Toll Free: 888-676-5546, Fax: 304-558-0085.