Equity and Compliance Information

TITLE V (Promoting Informed Parent Choice and Innovative Programs), 

TITLE IX (Sex Discrimination and Harassment), -AND-

SECTION 504 (Rehabilitation Act)

The FDCSD offers career and technical programs in the following categories: Applied Sciences, Technology, Engineering, Manufacturing, Business, Finance, Marketing, Management, Health Services and Human Services.

It is the policy of Fort Dodge Community School District not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, creed, age (for employment), marital status (for programs), sexual orientiation, gender identity, and socioeconomic status (for programs) in its educational programs and its employment practices. If you have questions or grievances related to this policy, please contact Dr. Stephanie Anderson, Director of Elementary Education, 515-576-1161, sanderson@fdschools.org, and Dr. Kirsten Doebel, Director of Secondary Education, 515-576-1161, kdoebel@fdschools.org, both are located at Central Administration Office, 109 North 25th Street, Fort Dodge, IA 50501, or contact the Office for Civil Rights Midwestern Division for U. S. Department of Education Office, John C. Kluczynski Federal Building 230 S. Dearborn St., 37th Floor, Chicago, IL 60604 (Alternate for Section 504 is Pamela Stangeland, Director of Special Education/Special Needs, 515-574-5675, pstangeland@fdschools.org, Central Administration Office, 109 North 25th Street, Fort Dodge, IA 50501).

Affirmative Action Compliance Coordinator

The District’s Compliance Coordinator for Affirmative Action is Kimberly Whitmore, Director of Human Resources, 576-1161, kwhitmore@fdschools.org, 109 North 25th Street, Fort Dodge, IA 50501.

Physical/Sexual Abuse Reporting 

The District’s Designated Investigators of Physical/Sexual Abuse of Students by School Employees are Dr. Stephanie Anderson, Director of Elementary Education, 515-576-1161, sanderson@fdschools.org, and Dr. Kirsten Doebel, Director of Secondary Education, 515-576-1161, kdoebel@fdschools.org, both are located at Central Administration Office, 109 North 25th Street, Fort Dodge, IA 50501. The alternate is Pamela Stangeland, Director of Special Education/Special Needs, 515-574-5675, pstangeland@fdschools.org, Central Administration Office, 109 North 25th Street, Fort Dodge, IA 50501.

Harassment Complaints and Allegations

The District’s Officers for Harassment Complaints and Allegations are Dr. Stephanie Anderson, Director of Elementary Education, 515-576-1161, sanderson@fdschools.org, and Dr. Kirsten Doebel, Director of Secondary Education, 515-576-1161, kdoebel@fdschools.org, both are located at Central Administration Office, 109 North 25th Street, Fort Dodge, IA 50501

Sex Discrimination and Harassment (Title IX)

The District’s Coordinator for Sex Discrimination and Harassment is Kimberly Whitmore, Director of Human Resources, 515-574-5657, or kwhitmore@fdschools.org. The Deputy Coordinator is Adriana Utley, Human Resources Generalist/Board Secretary, 515-574-5652, or adutley@fdschools.org. Both are located at Central Administration Office, 109 North 25th Street, Fort Dodge, IA 50501. 

Website Accessibility

The Fort Dodge Community School District is committed to ensuring that the content on its website is accessible to everyone, including those with disabilities and users of assistive technology.

If you are having problems accessing parts of the site, please contact the district communications director at jlane@fdschools.org. Please include the following in your message and we will contact you to accommodate your needs:

  • The URL (web address) of the page

  • The problem you experienced

  • Your contact information: name, email address and phone number

Grievances related to Section 504, Title II or other formal grievances can be filed with the district using the procedure outlined in Board Policy #600.1: Discrimination in the Education Program and Activities.