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Title IX

Title IX - Definition

Title IX is a federal law passed in 1972 to ensure that male and female students and employees in educational settings are treated equally and fairly. It protects against discrimination based on sex (including sexual harassment). In addition, Title IX protects transgender students and students who do not conform to gender stereotypes. State law also prohibits discrimination based on gender (sex), gender expression, gender identity, and sexual orientation. The preamble to Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 states that:

"No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance."

Title IX requires that each school district designate a Title IX Coordinator.

Title IX Coordinator

Joe Farley
Athletic Director
Title IX Coordinator
(805) 434-5872

Title IX Training Materials

Training Materials for Title IX Coordinators, investigators, decision-makers, and any person who facilitates an informal resolution process.

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