What is Title IX?
Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972 states: “No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving federal financial assistance.”
Examples of the types of conduct that violates Title IX include, but are not limited to:
- Sexual innuendos and comments
- Sexually explicit questions
- Requests for sexual favors
- Unwelcome touching, hugging, stroking, squeezing
- Spreading rumors about a person’s sexuality
- Sexual ridicule
- Displaying or sending sexually suggestive electronic content, including but not limited to emails, text messages, etc.
- Pervasive displays of pictures, cartoons, or other materials with sexually explicit or graphic content
- Stalking a person
- Attempted or actual sexual violence
- Acts of domestic or relationship violence
Title IX Contact Info
Maria Gandera, Ed.D.
3939 Thirteenth Street, Riverside, CA, 92501
RCOE Related Policies
Please refer to an overview of all RCOE’s nondiscrimination policies and the following specific policies and procedures regarding sexual harassment:
- Non-Discrimination in Employment – Board Policy 4030
- Non-Discrimination in Employment – Administration Regulation 4030
- Non-Discrimination in Programs and Activities – Board Policy 0410
- Sexual Harassment Employees – Administrative Regulation 4119.11.01/4129.01/4319.01
- Title IX Sexual Harassment Complaint Procedures – Administrative Regulation 4119.12
- Non-Discrimination Harassment (Students) – Board Policy 5145.3
- Non-Discrimination Harassment (Students) – Administrative Regulation 5145.3
- Sexual Harassment (Students) – Board Policy 5145.7
- Sexual Harassment (Students) – Administrative Regulation 5145.7
- Uniform Complaint Procedures – Board Policy 1312.3
Information provided here applies to every RCOE school site and all RCOE programs and activities.