NON-Discrimination Policy

Bay District Schools offers career and technical programs (CTE), including career academies
wherein students may earn industry certifications.

The district prohibits discrimination in the terms and conditions of employment, and in access to
educational programs and activities, and prohibits harassment of any individual or group on the
basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation
or genetic information (and other protected classes included in the district’s nondiscrimination

Lack of English language skills will not be a barrier to admission and participation. The district
may assess each student’s ability to benefit from specific programs through placement tests and
counseling, and, if necessary, will provide services or referrals to better prepare students for
successful participation.

Questions, complaints, or requests for additional information regarding discrimination or
harassment may be sent to Shirley Baker, Executive Director/Equity Coordinator/ Human
resources and Employee Support Services @ 850-767-4223 (
1311 Balboa Avenue
Panama City, FL 32401
(850) 767-4100
William V Husfelt III
Superintendent, Bay District Schools
Office of the Superintendent
Shirley Baker
Equity Coordinator