Asotin Anatone School District Annual Notifications

    The Asotin Anatone School District is required by state and federal laws to provide annual notifications regarding the following:


    Equal Education Opportunity

    The Asotin Anatone School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability, age, height, weight, marital status, or any other legally protected characteristics, in its programs and activities, including employment opportunities.  


    If any person believes that the Asotin Anatone School District or any  of the district’s staff has inadequately applied the principles and/or regulations of Title II, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendment Act of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, The Age Act and The Americans with Disabilities Act, she/he may bring forward a compliant to the district’s Civil Rights Coordinator, Asotin Anatone School District, PO Box 489, Asotin, WA 99402, (509) 243-1100.


    The Asotin Anatone School District is committed to a safe, civil educational environment for all students that is free from harassment, intimidation or bullying. 

    Equal Employment Opportunity
    The Asotin-Anatone School District#420 complies with all federal rules and regulations, Washington State laws and regulations and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, creed,religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy,marital status, military status, or disability in employment, educational or extra-curricular programs or otherwise. This holds true for all students whoare interested in participating in educational programs and/or extra-curricular school activities Inquiries regarding compliance or complaint procedures may bedirected to the school district's Title IX Compliance Officer: Jerry Uhling,High School Principal at509-243-4151 or juhling@aasd.wednet.edu,or contact Section 504/ADA/RCW 28A.640 Compliance Officer: John Heley, Student Services Director at 509-243-4146 or jheley@aasd.wednet.eduor contact the Civil Rights Coordinator, Dale Bonfield, Superintendent at509-243-1100,dbonfield@aasd.wednet.edu.  Address for all compliance officers: Asotin-Anatone School District No. 420 P.O. Box 489 Asotin, WA 99402.


    Child Find Notice

    Children with Disabilities and in Transition are entitled to a free and appropriate education. If a child lives within the Asotin-Anatone School District and is:

    • Suspected to have or has a disability
    • Between the ages of 3 and 21
    • Is not receiving Special Education
    • Students in Transition

    You may contact the Asotin-Anatone Student Services Office at 509-243-4146.

    Special Education services are available to children enrolled in private schools, home schools and public schools.  Disabilities may include, but are not limited to: developmental delays, orthopedic impairments,health impairments, learning disabilities, intellectual disability, hearing and/or vision impairments, communications disorders and/or other disabilities.    
    Students who are in transition will be provided services for developmental screening including: health, vision, hearing, developmental, orthopedic, learning, intellectual, communication and/or other disabilities. 


    Professional Qualifications – Title I

    Parents of children in schools that receive Title I, Part A funding have the right to request and receive information about the professional qualifications of teachers and instructional paraprofessionals in their building and must include at a minimum, the following:

    Highly Qualified Teachers

    • Whether the teacher met state qualifications and certification requirements for the grade level

    and subject(s) he/she is teaching,

    • Whether the teacher received an emergency or conditional certificate through which state

    qualifications were waived, and

    • What undergraduate and graduate degree(s) the teacher holds, including graduate certificates

    and additional degrees, and major(s) or area(s) of concentration.

    Instructional Paraprofessionals

    If the child is provided services by an instructional paraprofessional, parents have the right to

    receive or request information about his/her professional qualifications.

    A paraprofessional sometimes is called an instructional assistant. The instructional

    paraprofessional is employed by the district and assigned to a classroom(s). He/she provides

    additional teaching assistance supporting the instruction given by the classroom teacher(s).

    All instructional paraprofessionals who are performing instructional duties and are funded with Title

    I, Part A funds, and all instructional paraprofessionals performing instructional duties in a Title I, Part

    A schoolwide building, must meet specific requirements:

    •  Completed at least two years of study at an institution of higher education; or
    • Obtained an associate’s or higher degree; or
    • Meet a high standard of quality either through:
    • The ETS ParaPro Assessment, or
    • An approved Washington State Paraeducator Apprenticeship Program. 
    Notification if the child’s teacher is not highly qualified

    Parents must receive a timely notice that their child has been assigned, or has been taught

    for more than four consecutive weeks by a teacher of a core academic subject who is not

    highly qualified. Learn more about teacher and instructional paraprofessional requirements

    online at: www.k12.wa.us/TitleIIA/