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Title IX Notice

 Grants Pass School district does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion, disability, or age in its programs and activities and provides equal access to designated youth groups such as the Boy Scouts.  The following person has been designated to handle inquires regarding discrimination:

Trish Evens, Director of Secondary Education. (725 NE Dean Drive, Grants Pass, OR 97526 (541) 474-5709, tevens@grantspass.k12.or.us.)

As outlined in Board Policy AC-AR, the following procedure shall be used when filing a complaint:
 
Step 1:  Complaints may be oral or in writing and filed with the principal of the building.  The building principal will conduct the initial investigation and determine action to be taken if any, and reply in writing to the complainant within 10 school days of receipt of complaint.
 
Step 2:  If the complainant wishes to appeal the decision,  he/she may submit a written appeal to the Title IX coordinator within five days after receipt of the building principal's response.  The Title IX coordinator will review the principal's decision and may meet with parties involved.  Within 10 school days of complaint, the Title IX coordinator will respond in writing to the complainant.
 
Step 3:  If the complainant is not satisfied with the decision, a written appeal may be filed with the Board within five school days of receipt of the Title IX Coordinator's response.  The Board may decide to hear or deny the request for appeal.  The Board may meet with the concerned parties and their representatives.  The Board's decision will be final and will include the legal basis for the decision, findings of fact, and conclusion of law.  The Board's final decision will be sent to the complainant in writing within 10 days of the meetings.