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Title IX prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in any District program, service or activity including, but not limited to: employment, educational programs or activities, e.g., extracurricular activities, student services, academic counseling, discipline, classroom assignment, grading, athletics, transportation, etc.

Unlawful Discriminatory Practices Under Title IX

Sexual Harassment (unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature)

Sexual Misconduct/Violence (rape, sexual assault, sexual battery, sexual exploitation and other forms of nonconsensual sexual activity)

Stalking (repeatedly following, harassing, threatening or intimidating including by telephone, mail, electronic communication or social media)

Retaliation (adverse academic or other actions against anyone reporting or participating in an investigation of Title IX allegations)

Members of the school district community who believe that a Title IX violation may have occurred should discuss their concerns and/or file a complaint with the District’s Title IX coordinator:

Dr. Dana Smith
Title IX Coordinator
dsmith@sd161.org
(708) 647-7038

You may also report any form of sexual misconduct to:

Dr. Eric Melnyczenko
Director of Human Resources
emelnyczenko@sd161.org
(708) 647-7019

Ms. Jackie Janicke
Director of Special Education
jjanicke@sd161.org
(708) 647-7028