Title IX

Note: On August 14, 2020 the U.S. Department of Education launched new Title IX resources for students and institutions as new rules take effect. Read the press release.

Penn Manor School District affirms that no person shall, on the basis of sex, disability, race, color, age, creed, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, veteran’s status or genetic information be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination in any educational program or activity. In addition, no person shall, on any of these bases, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination in employment, or recruitment, or consideration, or selection, therefore, whether full-time or part-time, under any educational program or activity operated by the district. The District shall make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities upon request.

Anti-Harassment/Anti-Retaliation Statement

The District does not tolerate sexual harassment. Any individual who believes they have been subjected to sexual harassment is strongly encouraged to make a report which will be promptly and thoroughly investigated. Retaliation against individuals who file complaints about sexual harassment, or participate in the investigation of such complaints, is strictly prohibited.

Notice of Non-Discrimination

Pursuant to Title IX of the Education Amendment Act of 1972, the District does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education programs or activities that it operates. This requirement not to discriminate in the District’s education programs and activities extends to employment with and admission to the District.

Designated Title IX Coordinator

In compliance with Title IX of the Education Amendment Act of 1972, the District has a designated Title IX Coordinator for Employees, Students, and Athletics. The District’s Title IX Coordinators should be contacted regarding any inquiries as to the application of Title IX or filing a harassment complaint. Please contact:

Theresa Chiodi
Director of Human Resources
2950 Charlestown Road
Lancaster, PA 17603
theresa.chiodi@pennmanor.net
717.872.9500 X 2247

In addition to contacting the District’s Title IX Coordinator to file a report of harassment, all students and parents may report allegations of harassment to the applicable building principal who will contact the District’s Title IX Coordinator.

For in-depth information regarding Title IX, please visit the Office of Civil Rights.

Policies

Policy 103
Nondiscrimination Discriminatory Harassment – School and Classroom Practices

Policy 103.1
Nondiscrimination – Qualified Students with Disabilities

Policy 104
Nondiscrimination_Discriminatory Harassment – Employment Practices

Training Materials

Title IX Training August 2020