What is Title IX?
Title IX of the Education Amendments Act of 1972 is a federal law that states, “No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance.”
What is Equity?
The Technical College System of Georgia and its constituent technical colleges do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, gender, religion, disability, age, political affiliation or belief, genetic information, disabled veteran, veteran of the Vietnam Era, or citizenship status (except in those special circumstances permitted or mandated by law). This nondiscrimination policy encompasses the operation of all TCSG and technical college-administered programs, federally financed programs, educational programs and activities involving admissions, scholarships and loans, student life and athletics. It also applies to the recruitment and employment of personnel and the contracting for goods and services.
TCSG and the technical colleges are expected to promote the full realization of equal opportunity through affirmative and continuing practices. TCSG and each technical college shall develop Affirmative Action Plans based on federal guidelines to ensure compliance with applicable mandates. Each is required to report and monitor Affirmative Action Plan data as directed by federal compliance guidelines.
What is ADA Section 508?
According to Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Web Content Accessibility 2.0 A and AA Guidelines (WCAG), the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) Guidelines, and under direction from TCSG, all Electronic Information Technology (EIT) content is required to be accessible to all.
Chattahoochee Technical College is committed to ensuring that information delivered via electronic means including, but not limited to, college websites, social media accounts, and course material housed on a Learning Management System, is accessible for everyone.
What is ADA Section 504?
The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 was enacted to protect individuals with disabilities against discrimination. A student who believes he/she has been discriminated against on the basis of their disability may file a complaint.
Title IX FAQ’s (select this link to find out more)
Chattahoochee Technical College, the Technical College System of Georgia and Technical Colleges shall promote the realization of equal opportunity through a positive continuing program of specific practices designed to ensure the full realization of equal opportunity. The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies: the Chattahoochee Technical College Title IX Coordinator, Shanequa D. Warrington, 980 South Cobb Drive, Building C 1102B, Marietta, GA 30060, 770-975-4023 or firstname.lastname@example.org, and the Chattahoochee Technical College Section 504/ADA Coordinator Caitlin Barton, 5198 Ross Road, Building A1320, Acworth, GA 30102, 770-975-4099, or Caitlin.Barton@ChattahoocheeTech.edu, and the Chattahoochee Technical College Section 508/ADA Coordinator Stephanie Meyer, 980 South Cobb Drive, Building A 2114, Marietta, GA 30060, 770-528-3761, or Stephanie.Meyer@Chattahoocheetech.edu.