Title IX

  • What is Title IX?

    No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subject to discrimination under any educational programs or activity receiving federal financial assistance. 
    -- From the preamble to Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972

    Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 prohibits sex discrimination in educational programs and activities. All public and private schools, school districts, colleges and universities receiving federal funds must comply with Title IX.

    The regulations implementing Title IX are enforced by the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights and prohibit discrimination, exclusion, denial, limitation, or separation based on gender. Intended to end sex discrimination in all areas of education.

    Board Policy 2266 – NONDISCRIMINATION ON THE BASIS OF SEX IN DISTRICT PROGRAMS OR ACTIVITIES

    Reports and Complaints of Harassing Conduct

    The Board is committed to promptly and equitably resolving student and employee complaints alleging Sexual Harassment. Members of the School District community, (students and Board employees, as well as, Board members, agents, volunteers, contractors, and all other third parties) are encouraged to promptly report incidents of harassing conduct to an administrator, supervisor or other School District official so that the Board may address the conduct promptly. Any administrator, supervisor, or other District official who receives such a complaint shall promptly notify a District Title IX Coordinator. Complaints can be received in person, by mail, by telephone or by electronic mail.

    Investigation and Complaint Procedure

    For a full description of the Solon Schools policy relating to sexual harassment, including both formal and information complaint procedures please visit Board of Education Policy 2266.

    Solon City Schools Interim Title IX Coordinators

    Michael Acomb

    Tebra Page

    Director of Business and Personnel

    Coordinator of Pupil Services

    33800 Inwood Drive

    33800 Inwood Drive

    Solon, OH 44139

    Solon, OH 44139

    440-349-6206

    440-349-6258

    mikeacomb@solonboe.org

    tebrapage@solonboe.org


    Solon City Schools Title IX Coordinator(s) have participated in training seminars provided by (1) Tri-County Educational Service Center and (2) Educational Service Center of Northeast Ohio. This training has been provided by the law firms of Peters, Kalail, & Markakis and Walter|Haverfield. Training seminars cover all requirements for the effective implementation of Title IX in K-12 settings. All training materials are available below:

    Title IX Regulations Compliance Training Link

    Day 1--Session 1--Title IX Overview

    Day 1--Session 2--Title IX Coordinator Training

    Day 2--Session 3--Title IX Investigator Training

    Day 2--Session 4--Title IX Decision Maker/Appeal Training

    Title IX Regulations Compliance Training Link

    Day 1--Session 1--Title IX