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​​​​​Accessibility

The Shelton School District is committed to ensuring that people with disabilities have an opportunity equal to that of their nondisabled peers to participate in the District's programs, benefits, and services, including those delivered through electronic and information technology.

With that committment, this accessibility website should act as a guide to help all Shelton School District employees who post content on the website better understand any accessibility requirements.  Any questions or comments on this content can be taken to Jacquie MacAlevy, the Shelton School District Communications Specialist or Aaron Miller.​​


What needs to be accessible?

Anything that is posted publicly on our website needs to conform to accessibility standards.  This includes all content on all web pages, and any documents that are found on our website.


​​What accessibility standards do we follow?

We adhere to the W3C's Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 Level AA, and the Web Accessibility Initiative Accessible Rich Internet Applications Suite (WAI-ARIA) 1.0​ techniques.  These standards help measure our compliance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and its implementing regulatio​​ns at 34 C.F.R. Part 104, and Title II of the Americans with Disabiliti​es Act of 1990 and its implementing regulations at 28 C.F.R. Part 35.

Useful Links

How to meet WCAG 2.0 Level AA

WAI-ARIA Overview


How do I make my webpage accessible?

Use the links of the left, or one of these below.

Provide alternative text to all images.​

​​Ensure readability for all content.

WCAG 2.0 quick checklist.

Website accessibility check.


How do I make my document accessible?

Use the links of the left, or one of these below.

How to make a Word document accessible.

How to make a PowerPoint document accessible.

How to make a PDF accessible.

​​The Shelton School District does not discriminate in any programs or activities on the basis of sex, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, veteran or military status, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following employee has been designated to handle questions and complaints of alleged discrimination: Linda Arnold, Director of Human Resources. 360-426-1687. 700 S. 1st Street; Shelton, WA 98584. Complaint procedure can be found on this website under Board Policy #3210 (students) and #5010 (employees).