Language, Culture, and Equity

Remy Rummel
Director of Language, Culture, and Equity

Cindy Close
Language, Culture,
and Equity Team Lead
Becky Corr
Language, Culture,
and Equity Team Lead
Christina Levesque
Administrative Assistant

The Foundation For Douglas County Schools awarded a grant to Douglas County School District's English Language Development team. With the funding from this grant, 18 multi-lingual families in the district are learning digital literacy skills through one on one instruction. These skills are enabling families to better engage with their children's schools as they learn computer skills.

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Providing meaningful support for English Learners and their families

 The Douglas County School District celebrates the diversity of its students and provides academic, social-emotional, and community based support for its families. Approximately 3,400 English Learners attend school in Douglas County in grades K-12, and 97 languages are represented. The top 6 languages in DCSD are Spanish, Chinese, Arabic, Vietnamese, Russian and Korean.

English Language Development
Douglas County School District’s English Language Development Department is committed to providing a World Class Education for English Learners resulting in globally competitive community members. Our priority is to support English Learners in gaining proficiency in English in order to communicate effectively, elicit critical thinking, work collaboratively and creatively, value and celebrate diversity, and to graduate with the motivation and ability to pursue higher education and/or competitively compete in and contribute to the global workforce.

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In compliance with Titles VI & VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008, and Colorado law, the Douglas County School District RE-1 does not unlawfully discriminate against otherwise qualified students, employees, applicants for employment, or members of the public on the basis of disability, race, creed, color, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, religion, ancestry, or need for special education services. Discrimination against employees and applicants for employment based on age, genetic information, and conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth is also prohibited in accordance with state and/or federal law. Complaint procedures have been established for students, parents, employees, and members of the public. The School District's Compliance Officer and Title IX Coordinator to address complaints alleging sexual harassment under Title IX is Aaron Henderson, 620 Wilcox Street, Castle Rock, Colorado,, 720-433-1083.

Outside Agencies

Complaints regarding violations of Title VI, (race, national origin), Title IX (sex, gender), Section 504/ADA (handicap or disability), may be filed directly with the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, 1244 North Speer Blvd., Suite 310, Denver, CO 80204. Complaints regarding violations of Title VII (employment) and the ADEA (prohibiting age discrimination in employment) may be filed directly with the Federal Office of Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, 303 E. 17th Ave., Suite 510, Denver, CO 80202, or the Colorado Civil Rights Commission, 1560 Broadway, Suite 1050, Denver, CO 80202.