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The Hardee County School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, age, disability or marital status in its educational programs, services or activities, or in its hiring or employment practices. The district also provides equal access to its facilities to the Boy Scouts and other patriotic youth groups, as required by the Boy Scouts of America Equal Access Act. Questions, complaints, or requests for additional information regarding discrimination or harassment may be sent to:

Teresa Hall
Director of Student Academic Services
230 South Florida Avenue, Wauchula, FL 33873
863-767-0662, ext. 1310 

Todd Durden
Deputy Superintendent
1009 N 6th Avenue, Wauchula, FL, 33873

Hardee County School Board Rule 2.43 NON-DISCRIMINATION

The Hardee County School Board adheres to a policy of non-discrimination in educational programs, activities, benefits, and employment practices and strives affirmatively to provide equal opportunity for all as required by the following:

(1) No person shall, on the basis of race, national origin, sex, handicap, color, religion, age, or marital status, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any educational program or activity, or in any employment conditions or practices of the Hardee County School Board.

General Statutory Authority: 120.52, 120.53. 120.54, 120.55, 230.220, 230.23, 228.2001, 230.22(2), 230.23(17) F.S. Specific Statutory Authority: Title VI of the Civil Rights Act 1964; Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973; Age Discrimination Act of 1967; Sec. 228.2001, 228.041, 228.2001, 230.23(5); 230.23005(11) F. S.; 34CFR200.43(c), P.L. 201-44 Code of Federal Register, 34 C.F.R ss 108.9 (Boy Scouts Act) Policy Against Sexual Harassment or Other Forms of Harassment Prohibited by Law
A. The School Board desires to maintain an academic and work environment in which all employees, volunteers, and students are treated with respect and dignity. A vital element of this atmosphere is the Board’s commitment to equal opportunities and the prohibition of discriminatory practices. The board’s prohibition against discriminatory practices includes prohibitions against sexual harassment, or any other form of harassment based upon a person’s membership in a protected class and specifically prohibited by applicable state or federal law. The School Board forbids sexual harassment, or any other form of illegal harassment, of any employee, student, volunteer or visitor. The Board will not tolerate sexual harassment, or any other form of illegal harassment by any of its employees, students, volunteers or agents.

B. The prohibition against discrimination including sexual and other forms of illegal harassment shall also apply to non-employee volunteers who work subject to the control of school authorities, and to all vendors or service providers who have access to School Board facilities.

For complete procedures on Non-Discrimination, Non-Harassment, and Grievances, contact any school administrator or the Equity Contacts listed above.



Reasonable accommodations are available for persons with disabilities to complete the application and/or interview process. Applicants/individuals with disabilities requesting accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) may contact the District’s ADA Officer at the following address for assistance: 

Todd Durden, Deputy Superintendent

Office Address:  1009 N. 6th Avenue, Wauchula, FL 33873

Phone Number:  863-773-9058





Folder Certification (3 Files)
pdf file ESOL Requirements for Teachers
pdf file Florida Educator Certification Resources
pdf file Timelines for Completion of ESOL Training Requirements
Folder General Information (5 Files)
pdf file Hardee Education Association Memorandum of Understanding
pdf file Heartland Education Course Flyer
pdf file Master ESP Contract 2017-2020
pdf file Master Teacher Contract 2017-2020
pdf file Professional Development System
Folder Human Resources Files (3 Files)
pdf file Athletic Coaching Certification
pdf file Ethics In Education Act
pdf file Ethics Questionnaire
Folder Insurance Information (8 Files)
pdf file PayFlex HSA Investment Flyer.pdf
pdf file PayFlex - What to Expect.pdf
pdf file Aetna Navigator
pdf file Florida Combined Life Dental Benefit Summary
pdf file Insurance Davis Vision Hippa Notice
pdf file Payflex HSA
pdf file TASC Summary Plan Description 2016
pdf file TELADOC
Folder Non Discrimination Statements (1 Files)
pdf file Policy of Non-Discrimination
Folder Out of Field Teachers (8 Files)
pdf file Hardee Out of Field Teachers 2020-2021
pdf file Hardee Out of Field Teachers SY 2019-2020 rev 02042020
pdf file Hardee Out of Field Teachers 2018-2019
pdf file Hardee Out of Field Teachers 2018-2019 rev 08242018
pdf file Hardee Out of Field Teachers 2018-2019 rev 08272018
pdf file Hardee Out of Field Teachers 2018-2019 rev 08312018
pdf file HArdee Out of Field Teachers 2019-2020 rev 10102019
pdf file Hardee Out of Field Teachers SY 2019-2020 rev10072019
Folder Printable Applications (2 Files)
pdf file Instructional Application
pdf file NON - Instructional Application
Folder Salary Schedules (4 Files)
pdf file 2017-2018 Grandfather
pdf file 2017-2018 Performance Pay
pdf file 2018-2019 Grandfather
pdf file 2018-2019 Performance Pay
Folder The steps HCSB has taken for the coronavirus (3 Files)
pdf file Coronavirus Additional Recommendations
pdf file Coronavirus Information
pdf file Spring Break Extension
Folder Hardee Instructional Performance Appraisal System (2 Files)
pdf file FLDOE Approval Amended Instructional Instructional System
pdf file Hardee County Instructional Evaluation System DOE Approved 062016
Folder School Leader Appraisal System (2 Files)
pdf file DOE Approval 2015-2016
pdf file HArdee School Leader Appraisal System 2015-2016
Folder Vendor and Contractor Background Check Information (5 Files)
pdf file Letter to Vendors/Contractors
pdf file Checklist for Vendors
pdf file Disqualification of Vendors
pdf file FSSR Shared Results
pdf file Renewal of Clearance.
Folder Vendor/Contractor Forms (2 Files)
pdf file Vendor List of Employees
pdf file Vendor Registration
Folder Volunteer Information (4 Files)
pdf file Checklist for Volunteers
pdf file Letter to Volunteers
pdf file Disqualification of Volunteers
pdf file Renewal of Clearance
Folder Volunteer Registration Forms (1 Files)
pdf file Volunter Registration
Folder 2019 EAP Newsletters (11 Files)
pdf file January 2019
pdf file February 2019
pdf file March 2019
pdf file April 2019
pdf file May 2019
pdf file June 2019
pdf file July 2019
pdf file August 2019
pdf file September 2019
pdf file October 2019
pdf file November 2019
Folder 2020 Census (1 Files)
pdf file 2020 Census Newsletter

Our Vision:
Empower and inspire all students for success.

Our Mission:
To provide all students a high-quality education in a nurturing and
creative environment to develop responsible citizens.

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