The Human Resources Office of Equity and Employee Relations (EER) Statement on Non-Discrimination

Non-Discrimination Policy Statement

Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) is committed to a learning and working environment free from all forms of discrimination. No applicant or employee on the basis of, of race, sex, color, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, pregnancy status, childbirth or related medical conditions, marital status, veteran status, and disability shall be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under, any education program or activity, as required by law. Retaliation against any applicant or employee who reports or participates as a witness in the investigation of a discrimination and/or harassment complaint is strictly prohibited.

Filing a Complaint of Discrimination

To file a complaint of discrimination, an applicant or employee may contact the Office of Equity and Employee Relations (EER) directly at 571-423-3070, email us at [email protected], complete a complaint form via our website, or submit concerns in writing via a letter. A complaint should be filed immediately following the event giving rise to the complaint but no later than one year after. Once completed, the form or letter should be forwarded to:

Office of Equity and Employee Relations
Department of Human Resources 
Gatehouse Administration Center I
8115 Gatehouse Road, Suite 2500 
Falls Church, VA 22042
Fax Number: 571-423-5051
[email protected]

Upon receipt, EER staff will review the email, completed form, or letter and contact the complainant to finalize the process. Please be advised that by submitting an email, completing a form or letter of complaint to the office of equity and employee relations, you have filed a formal complaint as required under FCPS policy.

You can also fill out a complaint of discrimination using one of these two forms.

Procedure for Adjusting Grievances--Contracted/Licensed Professional Personnel

Regulation 4461 deals with the procedure for adjusting grievances for contracted/licensed professional personnel
Deadlines for Filing a Complaint

Students Rights and Responsibilities

Regulation 2601 deals with students rights and responsibilities
Students Rights and Responsibilities

Sexual Harassment

Regulation 4950 deals with procedures for filing a complaint of sexual harassment.
Sexual Harassment

Declaration of Nondiscrimination—Individuals With Disabilities

To communicate to all program managers the basic provisions of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Section 504), as amended, and the Americans with Disabilities Act, which are designed to eliminate discrimination on the basis of disability and to advise program managers that all provisions of the current version of Policy 1450 apply to persons with disabilities.
Declaration of Nondiscrimination—Individuals With Disabilities

HR Connection

Question for Human Resources? Submit it through the HR Connection portal or call 571-423-3000 or 1-800-831-4331.