The district is committed to non-discrimination in relation to race, color, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), age, religion, creed, national origin (including ethnicity), ancestry, genetic information (including family medical history), marital status, sexual orientation, transgender identity, gender identity, gender expression, or disability (“Protected Classes”), in its educational programs, activities, operations and employment decisions. Harassment is a form of discrimination. Anyone engaging in discrimination shall be subject to discipline in accordance with this and other District policies.
Any student or staff member who believe they have been discriminated against, or who witnesses discrimination (including bullying or harassment) will promptly make a report to an administrator or supervisor, or the Title IX/Non-Discrimination Coordinator. The district’s interim Title IX/Non-Discrimination Coordinator is:
Educational Support Center (ESC)
1500 E. 128th Avenue
Thornton, CO 80241
The interim Title IX/Non-Discrimination Coordinator is responsible for coordinating, monitoring and documenting District compliance with District Policy 8400 (Nondiscrimination) and with Titles VI AND VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Americans with Disabilities Act, Age Discrimination in Employment Act, Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008 (GINA) and federal and state civil rights/nondiscrimination laws.
A complaint may be made orally or in writing. Individuals requiring accommodations for purposes of making a complaint due to disability or other reasons may contact the interim Title IX/Non-Discrimination Coordinator. Persons who desire to submit their complaint in writing are encouraged to complete the Discrimination Incident Report.
For more information regarding the district’s policies and procedures related to discrimination, please visit District Policy 8400 (Nondiscrimination).