Garrett County Public Schools (GCPS) is committed to providing a website that is accessible to individuals with disabilities in compliance with the requirements of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.
GCPS continues to improve the accessibility of this site as new technology and opportunities emerge. We welcome your questions and suggestions to guide our efforts. If you experience any difficulty in accessing a GCPS website due to a disability, or for any reason, you may file a complaint.
For information of how to file a Section 504 complaint, please see Policy/Procedure ACEA.
In accordance with state and federal laws, and the policies of the Board of Education, Garrett County Public Schools (GCPS) does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, age, religion, disability, genetics, ancestry/national origin, marital status, sex, gender identity, or sexual orientation in matters affecting employment or in providing educational programs and services, and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. GCPS operates equal opportunity programs for students and staff. The Board of Education of Garrett County is an equal opportunity employer.
Employee inquiries or complaints regarding discrimination or Title IX issues such as gender equity, sexual harassment and sexual discrimination should be directed to Dr. Jane Wildesen, Director of Human Resources, firstname.lastname@example.org or 301-334-8903.
Student or parent inquiries or complaints regarding discrimination or Title IX issues such as gender equity, sexual harassment and sexual discrimination should be directed to John Hummel, Director of Student Services, email@example.com or 301-334-8938.
Inquiries regarding ADA and Section 504 should be directed to Dr. Chelsie Manges, Director of Special Education, firstname.lastname@example.org or 301-334-7657.
Inquiries regarding Title II should be directed to Dr. Jane Wildesen, Director of Human Resources, email@example.com or 301-334-8903.
Inquiries may also be addressed in writing to the appropriate office at
Garrett County Public Schools
40 South Second Street
Oakland, MD 21550
External Agencies U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)
1-800-669-4000 1-800-669-6820 (TTY for Deaf/Hard of Hearing callers only)
1-844-234-5122 (ASL Video Phone for Deaf/Hard of Hearing callers only)
Maryland Commission on Civil Rights (MCCR) 410.767.8600 (Español-marque el 2), 1.800.637.6247 Maryland Relay 7-1-1
U.S. Department of Education (OCR) Office for Civil Rights 400 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, DC 20202 (202) 401-2000 1-800-872-5327 Fax: 202-453-6012; TDD: 800-877-8339