Title 1 of the ADA
ACPS Compliance Officers
Employment – Mr. Jim Gallagher
Chief Human Resources Officer
Facilities – Dr. Tim Hoden
Chief Operations Officer
P.O. Box 1257
Amherst, VA 24521

ADA Accommodation Requests:
According to Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), employees with documented
disabilities may request reasonable accommodations within their workplace for a variety of
reasons. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, Office of Disability Employment Policy, a
reasonable accommodation is "a modification or adjustment to a job, the work environment, or
the way things are usually done during the hiring process.”  The ADA requires reasonable
accommodations as they relate to three aspects of employment: 1) ensuring equal opportunity
in the application process; 2) enabling a qualified individual with a disability to perform the
essential functions of a job; and 3) making it possible for an employee with a disability to enjoy
equal benefits and privileges of employment.
Any Amherst County Public Schools (ACPS) employee who wishes to pursue reasonable
accommodations under the ADA for any of the identified permissible areas noted above, please
complete the form below and submit it to the ADA Coordinator via email at
[email protected]. The ACPS ADA Coordinators will review your request for
accommodations and will contact you directly to arrange a time to discuss and consider your