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, Citigroup Center, 500 W. Madison, Suite 1475, Chicago, IL 60661, email OCR.Chicago@ed.gov, phone number 312-730-1560, fax 312-730-1576.

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)
Renee Carlson
Phone:712-324-5061, Ext. 113
Email: rcarlson@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:

Agriculture
Business Diploma
Business Management
Administrative Office Assistant
Administrative Office Management
Clerical Accounting
Accounting
Radiology
Pharmacy Technician
Practical Nursing
Associate Degree Nursing
Medical Coding
Health Information Technology
Heavy Equipment Operation & Maintenance
Industrial Instrumentation & Control
Industrial & Commercial Wiring
Electrical Technology
Powerline
Powerline Technology
Engineering Design
Design Technology
Production Welding
Advanced Welding Technology
Automotive Service
Automotive & Light Duty Diesel Technology
Diesel Technology

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 113 or extension 137, fax 712-324-4136; or the Director of the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, Citigroup Center, 500 W. Madison, Suite 1475, Chicago, IL 60661, email OCR.Chicago@ed.gov, phone number 312-730-1560, fax 312-730-1576.

 

 

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