• Welcome to Legal Services and Public Records
    Sarah Thornton
    Assistant Superintendent  
    Office:  509-546-2880
    Fax:     509-543-6761
    Lisa Scott
    Public Records Officer
    and Executive Legal Assistant  
    Office: 509-546-2880
    The Assistant Superintendent of Legal Services serves as General Counsel to the Pasco School District and the Title IX/Equal Employment Opportunity Compliance Officer. The department provides legal oversight and assistance to all aspects of the district's operations, and ensures legal and policy compliance in multiple areas. The department conducts investigations, provides training, and develops board and administrative policies. In addition, the Assistant Superintendent supervises the Public Records Officer and the district’s Public Records program.


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    Sarah Thornton
    Assistant Superintendent of
    Legal Services
                 Students: Harassment, Intimidation, and Bullying (3207 and 3207P)
                 Students: Sexual Harassment (3208)
                 Students: Nondiscrimination (3210 and 3210P)
                 Students: Child Custody and Removal of Students (3610 and 3440)
                 Personnel: Nondiscrimination and Affirmative Action (5010 and 5010P)
                 Personnel: Harassment Free Environment (5011 and 5011P)
                 Personnel: Conflicts of Interest (5223)
                 Personnel: Resolution of Employee Complaints (5240 & 5240P)
                 Personnel: Communications Responsibility (5242)
                 Personnel: Professional Boundaries Between Staff and Students (5260 & 5260P)
                 Public Records Requests

    Pasco School District does not discriminate in any programs or activities on the basis of sex, race, creed, age, religion, color, national origin, veteran or military status, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, disability, or the use of a trained guide dog or service animal. Pasco School District provides equal access to the Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, and other designated youth groups. Questions and complaints of alleged discrimination should be addressed to the following designated employees: Title IX and Civil Rights Compliance Officer-Sarah Thornton; 1215 W. Lewis St., Pasco, WA 99301, 509-543-6700, sthornton@psd1.org; and Sec. 504 Coordinator-Kristi Docken, 1215 W. Lewis St., Pasco, WA 99301, 509-543-6700, kdocken@psd1.org.