Non-Discrimination Policy

Nondiscrimination in Education

It is the policy of Northwest Iowa Community College not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, creed, religion, and actual or potential parental, family or marital status in its programs, activities, or employment practices as required by federal and state civil rights statutes and all other applicable federal and state laws, regulations and orders.  The Board of Trustees shall monitor progress on this policy through the President’s appointed Affirmative Action/Equity Coordinator(s).  If you have any questions or complaints related to compliance with this policy, please contact one of the Equity Coordinators at Northwest Iowa Community College, 603 West Park Street, Sheldon, Iowa, room D403b or room A101D, email equity@nwicc.edu, phone number 712-324-5061, extension 113 or extension 137, fax 712-324-4136; or the Director of the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, John C. Kluczynski Federal Building, 230 S. Dearborn Street, 37th Floor, Chicago, IL 60604-7204, Telephone: (312) 730-1560, Fax: (312) 730-1576, TDD: (800) 877-8339, Email: OCR.Chicago@ed.gov.

The College’s Title IX Coordinator or his/her designee (“Title IX Coordinator”) coordinates the College’s response to reports of sexual harassment. The Title IX Coordinator does not serve as an advocate for either the complainant or the respondent. The Title IX Coordinator will explain to both parties the informal and formal processes and the provisions of confidentiality. Where appropriate, the Title IX Coordinator will provide to both parties information on options for obtaining advocacy, medical and counseling services, and making criminal reports, and will assist with providing information on other resources. The Title IX Coordinator will coordinate with other campus officials to implement and coordinate appropriate supportive measures such as mutual no-contact orders and academic accommodations. The Title IX Coordinator is trained and knowledgeable about enforcement, compliance, communication, and implementation of the College’s anti-harassment and anti-discrimination policy.

The Title IX Coordinators’ contact information is as follows:

Title IX/Equity Coordinator (for employees)
Denise Truckenmiller
Phone:712-324-5061, Ext. 113
Email: dtruckenmiller@nwicc.edu

Title IX/Equity Coordinator (for students)
Sarah Breems-Diekevers
Phone: 712-324-5061, Ext. 137
Email sbreems-diekevers@nwicc.edu

Annual Nondiscrimination Notice

Northwest Iowa Community College offers career and technical programs in the following areas of study:

Accounting 

Agriculture

Associate Degree Nursing – Special Admission Requirements

Automotive Service

Automotive & Light Duty Diesel Technology

Advanced Welding Technology

Business Diploma

Business Management

Clerical Accounting

Design Technology

Diesel Technology

Electrical Technology

Engineering Design

Health Information Technology

Heavy Equipment Operation & Maintenance

Industrial Instrumentation & Control

Industrial & Commercial Wiring

Information Technology Specialist

Medical Coding

Paramedic

Pharmacy Technician

Powerline

Powerline Technology

Practical Nursing – Special Admission Requirements

Production Welding

Radiologic Technology – Special Admission Requirements

Virtual Office Assistant

Virtual Administration Management

Web and Graphic Design

It is the policy of Northwest Iowa Community College not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, creed, religion, and actual or potential parental, family or marital status in its programs, activities, or employment practices as required by the Iowa Code sections 216.6 and 216.9, Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (42 U.S.C. § 2000d and 2000e), the Equal Pay Act of 1973 (29 U.S.C. § 206, et seq.), Title IX (Educational Amendments, 20 U.S.C.§§ 1681 – 1688), Section 504 (Rehabilitation Act of 1973, 29 U.S.C. § 794), and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (42 U.S.C. § 12101, et seq.), and all other applicable federal and state laws, regulations and orders.  The Board of Trustees shall monitor progress on this policy through the President’s appointed Affirmative Action/Equity Coordinator(s).

If you have any questions or complaints related to compliance with this policy, please contact one of the Equity Coordinators at Northwest Iowa Community College, 603 West Park Street, Sheldon, Iowa, room D403b or room A101D, email equity@nwicc.edu, phone number 712-324-5061, extension 154 or extension 137, fax 712-324-4136; or the Director of the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, John C. Kluczynski Federal Building, 230 S. Dearborn Street, 37th Floor, Chicago, IL 60604-7204, Telephone: (312) 730-1560, Fax: (312) 730-1576, TDD: (800) 877-8339, Email: OCR.Chicago@ed.gov.