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TITLE IX

Last Updated: 8/19/2020 1:06 PM

WHAT IS TITLE IX?

No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subject to discrimination under any educational programs or activity receiving federal financial assistance. 
-- From the preamble to Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972

Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 prohibits sex discrimination in educational programs and activities. All public and private schools, school districts, colleges and universities receiving federal funds must comply with Title IX.

The regulations implementing Title IX are enforced by the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights and prohibit discrimination, exclusion, denial, limitation, or separation based on gender. Intended to end sex discrimination in all areas of education.

 

Board Policy 2266 – NONDISCRIMINATION ON THE BASIS OF SEX IN DISTRICT PROGRAMS OR ACTIVITIES

Reports and Complaints of Harassing Conduct

The Board is committed to promptly and equitably resolving student and employee complaints alleging Sexual Harassment. Members of the School District community, (students and Board employees, as well as, Board members, agents, volunteers, contractors, and all other third parties) are encouraged to promptly report incidents of harassing conduct to an administrator, supervisor or other School District official so that the Board may address the conduct promptly. Any administrator, supervisor, or other District official who receives such a complaint shall promptly notify a District Title IX Coordinator. Complaints can be received in person, by mail, by telephone or by electronic mail.

Investigation and Complaint Procedure

For a full description of the Boardman Local Schools policy relating to sexual harassment, including both formal and information complaint procedures please visit Board of Education Policy 2266.

Boardman Local Schools (Interim) Title IX Coordinators

Jared Cardillo

Director of Instruction

7777 Glenwood Avenue

Boardman, Ohio 44512

330-726-3412

Jared.Cardillo@boardmanschools.org

Katie Fallo

Director of Student Services

7777 Glenwood Avenue

Boardman, Ohio 44512

30-726-3411

Katie.Fallo@boardmanschools.org

Boardman Local Schools Title IX Coordinator(s) have participated in training seminars provided by (1) Tri-County Educational Service Center and (2) Mahoning  Educational Service Center.  This training has been provided by the law firms of Peters, Kalail, & Markakis and Walter|Haverfield. Training seminars cover all requirements for the effective implementation of Title IX in K-12 settings. All training materials are available below:

 

Title IX Regulations Compliance Training Link

Day 1--Session 1--Title IX Overview

Day 1--Session 2--Title IX Coordinator Training

Day 2--Session 3--Title IX Investigator Training

Day 2--Session 4--Title IX Decision Maker/Appeal Training