Non-Discrimination Statement

In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, Southwest Arkansas Education Cooperative (SWAEC), and its employees, are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity (including gender expression), sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, family/parental status, income derived from a public assistance program, political beliefs, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity, in any program or activity conducted or funded by SWAEC or be subjected to discrimination in regard to employment, retention, promotion, transfer or dismissal in any educational program or activity which is under the jurisdiction of the Board.

No person in SWAEC shall, on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex, age handicap, national origin or similar personal distinction, be denied the benefits of, Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.) should contact the SWAEC Director at (870) 777-3076 (or 711 for TTY.)  Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

For further information on notice of non-discrimination or to file a complaint, visit for the address and phone number of the office that serves your area, or call 1-800-421-3481.

SWAEC is an equal opportunity provider and employer.