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Notice of Non-Discrimination

The Odessa R-VII School District is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, age, sex, national origin, marital or veteran status, or the presence of a non-job related medical condition or disability.

Odessa R-VII School District
504/TITLE II Public Notice

The Odessa R-VII School District, as a recipient of federal financial assistance from the United States Department of Education and operates a public elementary or secondary education program and/or activity, is required to undertake to identify and locate every qualified person residing in the District who is not receiving a public education; and take appropriate steps to notify disabled persons and their parents or guardians of the District’s duty.

The Odessa R-VII School District assures that it will provide a free appropriate public education (FAPE) to each qualified disabled person in the District’s jurisdiction regardless of the nature or severity of the person’s disability.  For purposes of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act, the provision of an appropriate education is the provision of regular or special and related aids and services that (i) are designed to meet individual educational needs of disabled persons as adequately as the needs of nondisabled persons are met and (ii) are based on adherence to procedures that satisfy the requirements of the 504 federal regulations.

The Odessa School District has developed a 504/Title II Procedures Manual for the implementation of federal regulations for Section 504 of Rehabilitation Act, Subpart D.  This Procedures Manual may be reviewed Monday – Friday, 7:30am – 4:00pm at the office of Special Education, 713 S Third Street, Odessa, Mo  64076.

This notice will be provided in native languages as appropriate.

Any person having inquiries concerning Odessa R-VII School District compliance with the regulations implementing Title IX and Section 504 is directed to contact the following persons who have been designated to coordinate efforts to comply with these regulations:

Dr. Roger Feagan
Title IX
Assistant Superintendent 
701 South Third Street
Odessa, MO 64076
816-633-5316

Sandy Smith
Section 504
Director of Special Education
713 South Third Street
Odessa, MO 64076
816-633-1599

Bob Brinkley
Section 504
Superintendent
701 South Third Street
Odessa, MO 64076
816-633-5316