ADA Compliance

Carol Phillips
Carol Phillips
District Technology Director & Adult Education Director

406-656-2893 x4

Welcome to our ADA Compliance page. Our entire website is being transferred to a new website with FinalSite. 

In the meantime if you need us to work on a specific page please contact the ADA Issue Report page. It is important to us that everyone in our community has equal access to all areas of our website.

We appreciate your patience with this process. 

Steps we have taken to work towards compliance:

  • ADA Compliance Department Head has been trained on the tools available within the CMS
  • ALT-Text is being placed on pictures within the website
  • Working on the PDF documents to make them compliant
  • Staff are being trained in ADA Compliance
  • CMS provider is working on adjusting contrast on various locations on website
  • 3/19/2018 - ADA Compliance Officer, Carol Phillips, attended an ADA Compliance training at MASS/META Conference.
  • 3/19/2018 - Updated some content on the website
  • 08/20/2018 - Reviewed policies posted on Forms & Links page to confirm we had the appropriate components
  • 9/14/2018 - Ran website through Web Accessibilty Evaluation Tool. Reviewed results and made adjustments to some pictures without Alt-Text.
  • 12/3/2018 - 12/4/2018 - Nathan Schmitz (Superintendent), Mike Rice (Principal), and Carol Phillips (District Technology Director) attended the MTSBA Legal & Technology Summit. This Summit included information regarding policy 4350 Accessibility & Nondiscrimination. It also covered information on ADA Compliance.
  • 12/4/2018 - Carol Phillips updated the ADA Department page
  • 03/2020 - Carol Phillips attended META conference and updated ADA training
  • 03/22/2020 - Carol Phillips started working on transferring District Policy Manual to Google Docs and applying headings, etc
  • 04/15/2020 - Carol Phillips loaded up Google Doc version of District Policy Manual. Additional work will need to be completed to confirm compliance.
  • 11/18/2020 - Carol Phillips attended a brief presentation on OCR compliance, ADA Compliance, and Civil Right compliance. She will be reaching out to the presenter for more info regarding best templates for various types of documents
  • 11/19/2020 - Carol Phillips & Nathan Schmitz spoke about compliance through Schoolpointe and reviewed some of the work that needs to continue.
  • 03/2021 - Carol Phillips attended META conference and updated ADA training
  • 03/2022 - Carol Phillips attended META conference and updated ADA training
  • 04/2022 - Carol Phillips attended COSN National Conference and received ADA training
  • 12/2022 - Carol Phillips attended MTSBA Legal & Technology Symposium to update ADA compliance training
  • 03/2022 - Carol Phillips attended META conference and updated ADA training
  • 07/01/2022 - Informed Jim Goltz, new Superintendent, of ADA Compliance process
  • Summer 2022 - Present - School Board worked with MTSBA to convert over to their online policy manual
  • 06/01/2023 - Worked with Kris Goss of MTSBA to update ADA Compliance message on website