The New Hampshire Department of Education does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, national/ethnic origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, or disability in its programs, activities and employment practices. This statement is a reflection of the Department of Education and refers to, but is not limited to, the provisions of the following laws: Title IV, VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964-race, color, national origin, The Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, The Age Discrimination Act of 1975, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (Title IX)-sex, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Section 504)-disability, The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA)-disability, and NH Law against discrimination (RSA 354-A).
The New Hampshire Department of Education does not discriminate on the basis of sex in employment or in any of the programs or activities that the Department operates.
Inquiries about the application of Title IX may be referred to the Title IX coordinator.
Title IX coordinator:
Lisa K. Hinson-Hatz, MA, CRC
21 S. Fruit Street, Suite 20
Concord, NH 03301
603-271-7080, office phone
603-419-0086, cell phone
The New Hampshire Department of Education provides families, students, schools and other interested parties with guidance and information designed to inform and implement the 504 process, thus helping to ensure that qualified students receive FAPE.
- Frequently Asked Questions About Section 504 and the Education of Children with Disabilities
- Parent and Educator Resource Guide to Section 504 in Public Elementary and Secondary Schools
- Reading Room (eFOIA)
- 34 C.F.R.Part 104
- Model Process for 504 Plan Development
- Model Policy
- Model 504 Users' Guide
- Section 504 Hearing Officer Guide
- Pro Se Parent Guide to 504 Hearings
- For Discrimination Complaints to the USED Office for Civil Rights:
How to File a Discrimination Complaint with the Office for Civil Rights
- US Office of Civil Rights 504 Plans
Should you have a complaint regarding Section 504, the New Hampshire Department of Education recommends that resolution be sought first through your local school district. At any point, formal complaints can be addressed by contacting the Boston office of the Office of Civil Rights (OCR) or by filing a complaint online: https://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/docs/howto.html?src=rt.
Section 504 coordinator:
Section 504 Coordinator
NH Department of Education
Boston Office Office for Civil Rights
US Department of Education
8th Floor 5 Post Office Square
Boston, MA 02109-3921