Statement of Non-Discrimination

The Thomaston-Upson School System does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs, activities, or employment practices and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. Thomaston-Upson School System is expressly prohibited from subjecting any person to discrimination or harassment on the basis of his/her membership in a protected class by the following laws: Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967; Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973; Age Discrimination Act of 1975; Title I and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990; and Title II of the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008.  The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Dr. Larry Derico, Assistant Superintendent; 205 Civic Center Dr.; Thomaston, GA 30286; 706-647-9621. For further information on notice of nondiscrimination, visit the following link:http://wdcrobcolp01.ed.gov/CFAPPS/OCR/contactus.cfm for the address and phone number of the office that serves your area, or call 1-800-421-3481. 

Thomaston-Upson County School System's Career, Technical, and Agricultural Education (CTAE) department does not discriminate in enrollment to any of the programs available. The lack of English language skills shall not be a barrier to admission or participation in the district’s activities and programs.  Questions, complaints, or requests for additional information regarding Title II (Carl Perkins Act) may be directed to the Upson-Lee High School Director of Career Technical Agriculture Education, Kay Edmondson, at 706-647-8171.