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Non-Discrimination Policy

The Alameda Unified School District (AUSD) is committed to ensuring equal, fair, and meaningful access to employment and education services. The AUSD does not discriminate in any employment practice, education program, or educational activity on the basis and/or association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics of age, ancestry, color, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, political affiliation, pregnancy and related conditions, race, religion, retaliation, sex (including sexual harassment), sexual orientation, Vietnam Era Veterans’ status, or any other basis prohibited by California state and federal nondiscrimination laws respectively. Not all bases of discrimination will apply to both education services and employment.

The Asst. Superintendent of Educational Services is charged with overseeing, leading, and directing the Alameda Unified School District efforts to meet the legal obligations set forth in state and federal civil rights laws and regulations in AUSD employment and delivery of education services. Inquiries regarding nondiscrimination and civil rights should be directed to the Educational Services department. Any questions regarding Title IX, Education Amendments of 1972 or Section 504, Rehabilitation Act of 1974, please contact:

Kirsten Zazo
Asst. Superintendent of Educational Services
2060 Challenger Drive
Alameda, CA 94501
510.337.7063 Telephone
510.337.7018 Fax


The Coordinator of Student Services, Ms. Jodi McCarthy, is the point of contact for receiving ALL formal complaints. Within 5 days of receipt of a complaint, the complainant will receive a Receipt Notice. Within 10 days of receiving a complaint, the complainant will be notified of the staff/department assigned to investigate the complaint.

Additional departments and the points of contact within those departments that handle complaints include:

Human Resources: Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources
Educational Services: Director of Elementary Education and Director of Secondary Education
Maintenance, Operations, and Facilities: Director of MOF

For further information on notice of non-discrimination, visit the Federal Office of Civil Rights for the address and phone number of the office that serves your area, or call 1-800-421-3481.