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Website Accessibility Policy

Converse County School District #2 is committed to ensuring accessibility of its website for students, parents, and members of the community with disabilities. All pages on the Converse County School District #2 website will conform to the W3C WAI’s Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0, Level AA conformance, or updated equivalents of these guidelines.

Our superintendent is directed to establish procedures whereby students, parents, and members of the public may present a complaint regarding a violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Section 504, and Title II related to the accessibility of any official District web presence which is developed by, maintained by, or offered through the district or third party vendors and open sources.

Website Accessibility

With regard to the Converse County School District #2 website and any official Converse County School District #2 web presence, which is developed by, maintained by, or offered through third party vendors and open sources, Converse County School District #2 is committed to compliance with the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Section 504, and Title II so that students, parents, and members of the public with disabilities can independently acquire the same information, engage in the same interactions, and enjoy the same benefits and services within the same time-frame as those without disabilities, with substantially equivalent ease of use; and that they are not excluded from participation in, denied the benefits of, or otherwise subjected to discrimination in any Converse County School District #2 programs, services, and activities delivered online.

All existing web content produced by, and new, updated, and existing web content provided by third-party developers, will conform to Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0, Level AA conformance, or updated equivalents, by April 1, 2017. This regulation applies to all new, updated, and existing web pages as well as all web content produced or updated by Converse County School District #2 or provided by third-party developers.

The designated responsible personnel TBD, will be responsible for reviewing and evaluating new material that is published by our superintendent and uploaded to the website for accessibility on a periodic basis. The designated responsible personnel TBD, will be responsible for reviewing all areas of Converse County School District #2 website and evaluating its accessibility on a periodic basis, and at least once per quarter. Any non-conforming web pages will be corrected in a timely manner.

Website Accessibility Concerns, Complaints, and Grievances

A student, parent, or member of the public who wishes to submit a complaint or grievance regarding a violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Section 504, or Title II related to the accessibility of any official Show Low School District web presence that is developed by, maintained by, or offered through Converse County School District #2, third party vendors, and/or open sources, may complain directly to a school administrator or to the school or district webmaster. The initial complaint or grievance should be made using the Website Accessibility Complaint/Request Form; however, a verbal complaint or grievance may be made. When a school administrator or school/district webmaster receives the information, they shall immediately inform the superintendent, Shad Housley.

Whether or not a formal complaint or grievance is made, once Converse County School District #2 has been notified of inaccessible content, effective communication shall be provided as soon as possible to the reporting party to provide access to the information. The complainant should not have to wait for the investigation of the complaint to be concluded before receiving the information that he/she was unsuccessful in accessing.

Complaints should be submitted in writing, via e-mail, or by completing the website complaint form. To file a complaint or grievance regarding the inaccessibility of Converse County School District #2 public website content, the complainant should submit a description of the problem, including:

  • Name
  • Address
  • Date of the complaint
  • Description of the problem encountered
  • Web address or location of the problem page
  • Solution desired
  • Contact information in case more details are needed (e-mail and phone number)

The complaint or grievance will be investigated by the superintendent, Shad Housley, or another person designated by Converse County School District #2. The student, parent, or member of the public shall be contacted no later than five (5) working days following the date the website accessibility compliance coordinator receives the information. The procedures to be followed are:

  • An investigation of the complaint shall be completed within fifteen (15) working days. Extension of the timeline may only be approved by the superintendent.
  • The investigator shall prepare a written report of the findings and conclusions within five (5) working days of the completion of the investigation.
  • The investigator shall contact the complainant upon conclusion of the investigation to discuss the findings and conclusions and actions to be taken as a result of the investigation.
  • A record of each complaint and grievance made pursuant to Governing Board Policy KE Public Concerns and Complaints shall be maintained at the Converse County School District #2 office. The record shall include a copy of the complaint or grievance filed, report of findings from the investigation, and the disposition of the matter.