LIVE Lee HS Graduation 2018 Watch Now

ADA Title II Compliance Policy

In accordance with the requirements of title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 ("ADA"), the Huntsville City Board of Education will not discriminate against qualified individuals with disabilities on the basis of disability in its services, activities, or programs.

City Board of Education does not discriminate on the basis of disability in its hiring or employment practices and complies with all regulations promulgated by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission under title I of the ADA.

Effective Communication: The Huntsville City Board of Education will generally, upon request, provide appropriate aids and services leading to effective communication for qualified persons with disabilities so they can participate equally in the Huntsville City Board of Education’s services, activities, and programs including qualified sign language interpreters, closed-circuit TV, and other ways of making information and communications accessible to people who have speech, hearing, or vision impairments.

Modifications to Policies and Procedures: The Huntsville City Board of Education will make all reasonable modifications to policies and programs to ensure that people with disabilities have an equal opportunity to enjoy all of its services, activities, and programs. For example, individuals with service animals are welcome in the Huntsville City Board of Education’s offices, even where pets are generally prohibited.

Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid or service for effective communication, or a modification of policies or procedures to participate in a program, service, or activity of the Huntsville City Board of Education, should contact the office of Ms. Shirley Wellington, Compliance Director and ADA Coordinator, at the Annie C. Merts Building, Room 103, 200 White Street, Huntsville, AL 35801, or by phone at 256-428-6836 as soon as possible but no later than 48 hours before the scheduled event.

The ADA does not require the Huntsville City Board of Education to take any action that would fundamentally alter the nature of its programs or services, or impose an undue financial or administrative burden.

Complaints that a service, activity, or program of the Huntsville City Board of Education is not accessible to persons with disabilities should be directed to Ms. Shirley Wellington, Compliance Director and ADA Coordinator, at the Annie C. Merts Building, Room 103, 200 White Street, Huntsville, AL 35801, or by phone at 256-428-6836.

The Huntsville City Board of Education will not place a surcharge on a particular individual with a disability or any group of individuals with disabilities to cover the cost of providing auxiliary aids/services or reasonable modifications of policy, such as retrieving items from locations that are open to the public but are not accessible to persons who use wheelchairs.

Download the ADA Title II Complaint Form

Back to top