Notice of Non-Discrimination

St Teresa’s Academy is strongly committed to maintaining an educational environment and workplace that is free from discrimination, harassment, and retaliation in admission or access to, or treatment or employment in, its programs, services, activities, and facilities.  STA will provide equal opportunity in all areas of education, recruiting, hiring, retention, promotion, and contracted service.  STA strictly prohibits discrimination and harassment against students, employees, or others on the basis of race, creed, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, genetic information, or any statutorily prohibited basis.  Any form of discrimination or harassment toward any person associated with STA, regardless of where the conduct occurs, is a violation of school policy.  STA also strictly prohibits retaliatory actions against those who engage in protected activities.

STA’s non-discrimination policy can be found by clicking here.

The following people are designated to jointly serve as STA’s Compliance Coordinator.  Questions about filing a complaint or the grievance process, and reports or questions about discrimination, harassment, or retaliation, may be directed to the Compliance Coordinator.

Patty Thompson
Director of Human Resources
5600 Main Street
Kansas City, MO  64113
(816) 501- 0011
pthompson@stteresasacademy.org

Barb McCormick                          
Principal of Academic Affairs
5600 Main Street
Kansas City, MO  64113
(816) 501- 0011
bmccormick@stteresasacademy.org

Dr. Liz Baker                          
Principal of Student Affairs
5600 Main Street
Kansas City, MO  64113
(816) 501- 0011
lbaker@stteresasacademy.org

All employees are required to immediately report any conduct that could constitute discrimination, harassment, or retaliation to the Compliance Coordinator.

All students, parents, visitors, community members, contractors, and others must immediately report any conduct that could constitute discrimination, harassment, or retaliation to the Compliance Coordinator, or to any STA employee with whom they are comfortable discussing the conduct.

Inquiries or reports of discrimination, harassment, or retaliation also may be made to:

U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights (OCR)
Phone: 816-268-0550
Fax: 816-268-0559
TTY: 800-877-8339
E-mail: OCR.KansasCity@ed.gov

U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)
Phone: 800-669-4000
TTY: 800-669-6820
E-mail: info@eeoc.gov

U.S. Department of Justice
Phone: 877-292-3804
Fax: 202-514-8337
TTY: 202-514-0716
E-mail:  AskDOJ@usdoj.gov

Kansas Human Rights Commission (KHRC)
Phone: 785-296-3206
Fax: 785-296-0589
TTY: 785-296-0245
Email: khrc@ks.gov