Equal Opportunity Statement

The Technical College System of Georgia and GPTC do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, gender, religion, disability, age, political affiliation or belief, genetic information, disabled veteran, veteran of the Vietnam Era, or citizenship status (except in those special circumstances permitted or mandated by law). This nondiscrimination policy encompasses the operation of all TCSG and technical college-administered programs, federally financed programs, educational programs and activities involving admissions, scholarships and loans, student life and athletics. It also applies to the recruitment and employment of personnel and the contracting for goods and services.

All work and campus environments shall be free from unlawful forms of discrimination, harassment and retaliation as outlined under Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, as amended, Executive Order 11246, as amended, the Vietnam Era Veteran's Readjustment Act of 1974, as amended, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, the Americans With Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended, the Equal Pay Act, Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009, the Georgia Fair Employment Act of 1978, as amended, the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008, the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 and other related mandates under TCSG Policy, federal or state statutes.

TCSG and GPTC promote the full realization of equal opportunity through affirmative and continuing practices. TCSG and GPTC have Affirmative Action Plans based on federal guidelines to ensure compliance with applicable mandates. TCSG and GPTC report and monitor Affirmative Action Plan data as directed by federal compliance guidelines.

The Title IX Coordinator is Dr. Debra Gordon, Dean of Academic Support, Georgia Piedmont Technical College, Building A, Room 103A, 495 North Indian Creek Drive, Clarkston, Georgia 30021, phone: (404) 297-9522, ext. 1176. Grievance procedures providing for resolution of alleged student discrimination under these Acts may be obtained from the Title IX Coordinator at the DeKalb Campus.

Student Discrimination Grievance Form

The ADA/Section 504 Coordinator is Lisa Peters, Director Special Services, Georgia Piedmont Technical College, Building A, Room 170E, 495 North Indian Creek Drive, Clarkston, GA 30021, phone (404) 297-9522, ext. 1154. Grievance procedures providing for resolution in regard to students with disabilities may be obtained from the ADA/Section 504 Coordinator at the DeKalb Campus.

ADA Section 504 Grievance

The Equal Opportunity (EEO) Compliance Officer is Lolita Morrison, Director of Human Resources, Georgia Piedmont Technical College, Building A, Room 157, 495 North Indian Creek Drive, Clarkston, GA 30021, phone (404) 297-9522, ext. 1210. Grievance procedures providing for resolution of alleged employee discrimination may be obtained from the Human Resource Office at the DeKalb Campus.

The Special Populations/Equity Coordinator is Roz Bogle, Georgia Piedmont Technical College, Building A, Room 170D, 495 North Indian Creek Drive, Clarkston, GA 30021, phone (404) 297-9522, ext.1280. Grievance procedures providing for resolution of alleged discrimination associated with non-traditional program students may be obtained from the Special Populations/Equity Office at the DeKalb Campus.

Student Equity Grievance Form