District Non-Discrimination Policy (Title IX)
Please see the District 64 Policy Manual online for:
- District 64’s full policy 7:20 Harassment, Bullying, and Intimidation
- Uniform Grievance Procedure 2:260
No person, including a District employee or agent, or student, shall harass, intimidate or bully a student on the basis of actual or perceived: race; color; national origin; military status; unfavorable discharge status from military service; sex; sexual orientation; gender identity; gender-related identity or expression; ancestry; age; religion; physical or mental disability; order of protection status; status of being homeless; actual or potential marital or parental status, including pregnancy; association with a person or group with one or more of the aforementioned actual or perceived characteristics; or any other distinguishing characteristic. The District will not tolerate harassing, intimidating conduct, or bullying whether verbal, physical, sexual or visual, that affects the tangible benefits of education, that unreasonably interferes with a student’s educational performance, or that creates an intimidating, hostile, or offensive educational environment.
Sexual Harassment Prohibited
Sexual harassment of students is prohibited. Any person, including a District employee or agent, or student, engages in sexual harassment whenever he/she makes sexual advances, requests sexual favors, and/or engages in other verbal or physical conduct, including sexual violence, of a sexual or sex-based nature, imposed on the basis of sex, that:
- Denies or limits the provision of educational aid, benefits, services, or treatment; or that makes such conduct condition of a student’s academic status; or
- Has the purpose or effect of:
a. Substantially interfering with student’s educational environment;
b. Creating an intimidating, hostile, or offensive educational environment;
c. Depriving a student of educational aid, benefits, services, or treatment; or
d. Making submission to or rejection of such conduct the basis for academic decisions affecting a student.
Reports can be made at any time, including during non-business hours, by using the Title IX Coordinator’s listed telephone number or e-mail address, or by any other means that results in the Title IX Coordinator receiving the person’s verbal or written report.
District 64’s Nondiscrimination/Title IX Coordinators:
Name: Joel Martin
Address: 164 S. Prospect Avenue, Park Ridge, IL
Name: Lori Lopez
Address: 164 S. Prospect, Park Ridge, IL
Training Materials for Title IX Personnel:
Investigating Title IX Sexual Harassment Complaints, Hodges, Loizzi, Eisenhammer, Rodick & Kohn LLP
Global Compliance Network Training: Sexual Harassment