The Dinwiddie School Board is committed to nondiscrimination in regards to sex, gender, race, color, national origin, disability, religion, ancestry, age, marital status, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law. This commitment prevails in all of its policies and practices concerning staff, students, educational programs and services, and individuals with whom the Board does business.

The School Board and staff shall promote good human relations by prohibiting discrimination in employment, and in personnel matters; in location and use of facilities; in educational offerings and instructional materials.

Individuals holding the following positions have been designated to handle inquiries regarding nondiscrimination policies:

1. Specific complaints of alleged discrimination against personnel, including Title II (disability, including Section 504 and the Americans with Disabilities Act), Title VI (race, color, or national origin), or IX (sex):

Emily Branch
Director of Human Resources
Dinwiddie County Public Schools
4016 Boydton Plank Rd.
Dinwiddie, VA 23841
804-469-4190

2. Specific complaints of alleged discrimination or harassment against students based on race, color, or national origin, religion, or a disability, including matters under Title IX (sex), Title II (including Section 504 and the Americans with Disabilities Act), or any other characteristic protected by law:

Dr. Royal Gurley
Assistant Superintendent for Instruction
Dinwiddie County Public Schools
4016 Boydton Plank Rd.
Dinwiddie, VA 23841
804-469-4190


Dinwiddie County Public Schools (DCPS) is committed to ensuring that our website is accessible to everyone and in compliance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act. All of the website content is intended to meet W3C WAI’s Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.1, Level AA conformance.

DCPS will review all areas of the website every year. We will use the process described at W3C’s Website Accessibility Conformance Evaluation Methodology. Reviews are the responsibility of the division/school webmasters. Accessibility checks will be incorporated into the publishing workflow for all new content.

If you have any questions, suggestions, or concerns regarding the accessibility of this site, please use our Contact Us form, as we are continually striving to improve the experience for all of our visitors. We will respond to any feedback within 48 hours of submission and will compile and consider any suggestions during our annual review process.

Helpful hints for viewing our websites are as follows:

Basics

  • Each site is created to be viewed best at 100% and has a responsive design for large screens, medium screens, tablets, and smart phones.
  • Navigation is consistent throughout each site.
  • A division-wide top menu containing a Quick Links button, Translate button, and Search are available at the very top of each site.
  • Each sites’ main navigation menu is under the division-wide menu.

Links

  • The first link on every page is a “skip to content” which is to skip directly to what is considered the main section of the page (the content) available by using your tab key.
  • Many links have title attributes which describe the link in greater detail, unless the text of the link already fully describes the target.
  • Links are written to make sense out of context.
  • Section links can be found in both the drop-downs or the right hand column of the respective section.

Font Size

  • Viewing our sites with zoom less than 100% is discouraged; some items may not display properly at this level.
  • If you would like to increase the font size of the entire site, use your browser controls.  You may increase your browser’s zoom settings to 200% and still be able to view content correctly in your browser.
    • In all modern browsers (i.e. Internet Explorer 8, Firefox, Safari) you can select View > Zoom or use the appropriate keyboard controls such as holding down Ctrl button and selecting the + key for increasing the size (use Ctrl button and select – key to decrease the size back).
  • In older versions of Internet Explorer, select View > Text Size.

Images

  • Unless they are purely decorative items, all images used on this web site have suitable Alt (alternative) attributes.
  • Content should be usable/accessible with images “off” (disabled).

Printer Friendly

  • When printing from any browser, all navigation menus, banners and navigation bars are removed.
  • Note: Some pages are not meant to be printed due to the various interactive or visual settings on the page (such as our home page).