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Title IX / Non-Discrimination Disclosure / FERPA

Non-Discrimination Disclosure

Kiamichi Technology Center (Kiamichi Tech) does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, pregnancy, gender, gender expression or identity, national origin, religion, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, age, or genetic information with respect to the terms, conditions, privileges or responsibilities in admission to its programs and services, employment practices, treatment of individuals, or any aspect of its operations.  The district also provides equal access to the Boy Scouts of America and other designated youth groups.  This notice is provided in compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act, Section 504/Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act, Title IX, the Age Discrimination Act, and any other applicable federal or state anti-discrimination laws.  The following person has been designated to handle inquiries concerning application of Kiamichi Tech’s non-discrimination policies: Kiamichi Tech Title IX Coordinator, Jay R. Warren, 1004 Highway 2 North, Wilburton, OK. 74578, (918) 465-2323 or jwarren@ktc.edu.  Outside assistance may be obtained from:  U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights, One Petticoat Lane 1010 Walnut Street, Suite 320, Kansas City, MO 64106, (816) 268-0550, (877) 521-2172 (TTY), OCR.KansasCity@ed.gov.  

This notice is available from the Title IX Coordinator in large print and in other languages (see blue button, top right).

FERPA

The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) (20 U.S.C. § 1232g; 34 CFR Part 99) is a Federal law that protects the privacy of student education records. The law applies to all schools that receive funds under an applicable program of the U.S. Department of Education.

FERPA gives parents certain rights with respect to their children's education records. These rights transfer to the student when he or she reaches the age of 18 or attends a school beyond the high school level. Students to whom the rights have transferred are "eligible students."

  • Parents or eligible students have the right to inspect and review the student's education records maintained by the school. Schools are not required to provide copies of records unless, for reasons such as great distance, it is impossible for parents or eligible students to review the records. Schools may charge a fee for copies.
  • Parents or eligible students have the right to request that a school correct records which they believe to be inaccurate or misleading. If the school decides not to amend the record, the parent or eligible student then has the right to a formal hearing. After the hearing, if the school still decides not to amend the record, the parent or eligible student has the right to place a statement with the record setting forth his or her view about the contested information.
  • Generally, schools must have written permission from the parent or eligible student in order to release any information from a student's education record. However, FERPA allows schools to disclose those records, without consent, to the following parties or under the following conditions (34 CFR § 99.31):
    • School officials with legitimate educational interest;
    • Other schools to which a student is transferring;
    • Specified officials for audit or evaluation purposes;
    • Appropriate parties in connection with financial aid to a student;
    • Organizations conducting certain studies for or on behalf of the school;
    • Accrediting organizations;
    • To comply with a judicial order or lawfully issued subpoena;
    • Appropriate officials in cases of health and safety emergencies; and
    • State and local authorities, within a juvenile justice system, pursuant to specific State law.

Schools may disclose, without consent, "directory" information such as a student's name, address, telephone number, date and place of birth, honors and awards, and dates of attendance. However, schools must tell parents and eligible students about directory information and allow parents and eligible students a reasonable amount of time to request that the school not disclose directory information about them. Schools must notify parents and eligible students annually of their rights under FERPA. The actual means of notification (special letter, inclusion in a PTA bulletin, student handbook, or newspaper article) is left to the discretion of each school.
 

If you have questions or need an accommodation contact:
District Title IX Coordinator
Jay Warren
jwarren@ktc.edu
918-465-2323

Atoka – (580) 889-7321
Lori James
Greg Davidson

Durant – (580) 924-7081
Cindy Parsons
Chad Harp

Hugo/Antlers – (580) 326-6491
Lauren Wren
Stacy Miller

Idabel – (580) 286-7555
Kenny Dial
Misty Bible

McAlester – (918) 426-0940
Kacie Cantrell
Anthony Runyon

Poteau/Spiro – (918) 647-4525
Carly Jones
Cory Wood

Stigler – (918) 967-2801
April Williams
Shane Timmons

Talihina – (918) 567-2264
Joyce Jones
Michael Phillips

Administration – (918) 465-2323
Jessica Dill