SUSQUEHANNA TOWNSHIP SCHOOL DISTRICT
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17109
COMPLAINT PROCEDURE FOR DISCRIMINATION ON THE BASIS OF DISABILITY
The procedures established in this policy are adopted to effect prompt and equitable resolution of complaints alleging non-compliance with Policy #6026 or alleging any actions prohibited by the Americans with Disabilities Act.
The Susquehanna Township School District hereby establishes the following complaint procedure to address, investigate and dispose of complaints alleging non-compliance with Policy #6026 or alleging any actions prohibited by the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Any individual who believes that she/he has been subjected to discrimination in violation of Policy #6026 or the Americans with Disabilities Act may file a complaint with the Superintendent which shall be in writing and must be filed within fifteen (15) days after occurrence of the incident.
The Superintendent, or his/her designee, shall conduct an appropriate investigation of the complaint in order to make a determination of the validity of the charges and the recommended disposition. Upon completion of the investigation, the Superintendent, or his/her designee, shall take appropriate remedial action. The complaining individual and his/her parents, if appropriate, shall be notified of the disposition of the matter, subject to applicable rules of confidentiality.
If the complaining individual is dissatisfied with the disposition of the matter, she/he has the right to bring the matter to the attention of the Board in accordance with these procedures. The complainant shall advise the Superintendent of his/her desire to bring the matter to the attention of the Board. The Superintendent shall list the matter on the Board agenda at the next regularly scheduled meeting of the Board. The matter will be considered by the Board at is meeting, either in open session or in executive session, as the Board shall determine and in compliance with the Open Meeting Law. The complainant shall be given an opportunity to address the Board and the Superintendent shall provide a report as to his/her findings and recommended disposition. The Board shall take such action as it deems appropriate.
Approved by the School Board – March 22, 1993