Title IX

Title IX Information

Sandwich CUSD #430 is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination and equal opportunity in its education programs and activities and employment. The District complies with all laws and applicable regulations that prohibit discrimination, harassment, and retaliation by and in the District, including but not limited to the following:

  • Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act
  • Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972
  • Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973
  • Title VI of the Civil Rights Act, 42 U.S.C. § 2000d et seq.
  • Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, 42 U.S.C. § 2000e et seq.
  • The Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967
  • The State Officials and Employees Ethics Act
  • The Illinois Human Rights Act
  • Sections 10-22.5, 27-1, and 20.60 of the School Code and 23 Illinois Administrative Code Part 200
  • Victims' Economic Security and Safety Act, 820 ILCS 108/
  • Illinois Equal Pay Act of 2003, 820 ILCS 112/
  • Illinois Genetic Information Privacy Act (GINA), 410 ILCS 513/ and Title II of the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA), 42 U.S.C. § 2000ff et seq.
  • Employee Credit Privacy Act, 820 ILCS 70/

The District will use the grievance procedures in Board of Education Policies 2:260 (Uniform Grievance Procedure) and 2:265 (Title IX Sexual Harassment Grievance Procedure) to process complaints based on alleged violations of law or Board policy. 

No student, parent/guardian, employee, or other member of the District community will be subjected to retaliation as prohibited under any law or Board policy, including those laws identified above. Retaliation is an adverse act imposed because a person has asserted a right or participated in a process involving the assertion of a right, including reporting a violation of law or Board policy or participating in the grievance processes used to process complaints based on alleged violations of law or Board policy.

Any person who believes any student, employee, or third party or the District generally has engaged in conduct prohibited by the laws cited above or Board policy, including discrimination, harassment, or retaliation, or who has inquiries about the application of the laws cited above or Board policy should contact a District Nondiscrimination/Title IX Coordinator, Nondiscrimination Coordinator, or Complaint Manager using the contact information below:

Mr. Tom Sodaro
Title IX Coordinator
tsodaro@sandwich430.org

815-786-2187

 

Inquiries may also be directed to:
Office for Civil Rights
US Department of Education

ocr@ed.gov

Phone: 202-245-6700

Toll Free: 800-421-3481

TTY: 800-877-8339

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