It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all qualified employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, handicap, disability, or marital status. It is our intent and desire that equal employment opportunities be provided in employee recruitment, selection, compensation, benefits, promotion, demotion, layoff, termination and all other terms and conditions of employment.
The Sevier County Board of Education does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, disability, age (40 and over), sex, special education status, religion, pregnancy, military/veteran status, or genetic information in provision of educational opportunities, programs, activities, or employment opportunities/benefits. Inquires, questions or complaints related to students or disabilities should be referred to your principal or to the Assistant Superintendent of Student Services and ADA/Section 504/Title II Coordinator: Tony Ogle, (865) 453-4671, 226 Cedar Street, Sevierville, Tennessee 37862. Inquiries, questions or complaints related to employees should be referred to your principal or to the Assistant Superintendent of Student Services: Tony Ogle, (865) 453-4671, 226 Cedar Street, Sevierville, Tennessee 37862. If you have questions or concerns regarding any of the above, please call the main office at (865) 453-4671.
The Sevier County School System does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs or activities. The Sevier County School System offers classes in many career and technical education program areas under its open admissions policy. Specifically, the Sevier County School System offers admissions based on selective criteria in Tennessee’s 16 Career Pathway to Success Clusters through a separate application process that is nondiscriminatory. For more information about the application process and particular course offerings, contact the Sevier County School System CTE Director or guidance counselors at each high school. Lack of English language proficiency will not be a barrier to admission and participation in career and technical education programs. The following people have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies: Tony Stinnett, Title VI, Tony Ogle, Title IX, Section 504/ADA Coordinator.
The Sevier County School System does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age in its programs or activities; and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following people have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies: Tony Stinnett, Title VI, Tony Ogle, Title IX, Section 504/ADA Coordinator.
In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.
Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.
To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the online USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) or at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:
U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410
Fax: (202) 690-7442; or
The Sevier County School System website contains links to sites outside our school system site (External Sites). The Sevier County School System makes every effort to check the validity of outgoing internet links, but is not responsible for any Internet content outside of this website. As a visitor to the System Website, you agree and acknowledge that the System:
Further, you acknowledge and agree that the System shall not be responsible or liable, either directly or indirectly, for any error, damage or loss caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any content, goods, or services available on or through these External Sites.
The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA (20 U.S.C. § 1232g; 34 CFR Part 99) is a Federal law that protects the privacy of student education records. The law applies to all schools that receive funds under an applicable program of the U.S. Department of
Education. FERPA gives parents certain rights with respect to their children's education records. These rights transfer to the student when he or she reaches the age of 18 or attends a school beyond the high school level. Students to whom the rights have transferred are "eligible students." For more information, please visit the U.S. Department of Education.
The Sevier County School System AHERA Manage Plan is available for public inspection upon request at the Sevier County School System's Maintenance Department at 405 Catlett Road, Sevierville, TN 37862. Anyone interested in reviewing this plan should contact Kevin McClure or Roger Shorter at 865-453-4140.
As part of our ongoing efforts to work collaboratively with local and regional law enforcement agencies, the Sevier County Sheriff's Department and our local police departments will be conducting a series of training sessions in our local schools. Officers working with canine units will be training on our campuses and in our buildings. These units will periodically patrol our school hallways and our parking lots. This training is designed to increase the efficiency of these units and to help ensure the safety of our students and communities.
Sevier County Schools is currently applying for the Lottery for Education: Afterschool Programs (LEAPs) Grant. This application will be available for public review after April 17, 2023 upon request. For more information please see the following link: https://eplan.tn.gov/
If you would like to review our application, please contact Dr. Nikki Hensley at email@example.com or 865-453-4671.