Non-Discrimination Notice

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).

Title IX

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
VR Director
21 S. Fruit Street, Suite 20
Concord, NH 03301
603-271-7080, office phone
603-419-0086, cell phone

Section 504

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.



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:


Section 504 coordinator:

Danielle Pelletier 

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

Telephone: 617-289-0111

FAX: 617-289-0150;

TDD: 800-877-8339