Title IX

Title IX Non Discrimination Statement:

The Eastern York School District does not discriminate in any manner, including Title IX sexual harassment, in any district education program or activity. The district has established Title IX personnel to promptly respond to concerns and reports of sexual harassment and assault. All investigations into reports of sexual harassment and assault will be impartial, free of bias and conflicts, and will not prejudge the facts for either side. The District strives to maintain an environment where all students, staff, and greater community feel safe.

Title IX Coordinator:

The Title IX Coordinator manages the Title IX process. This includes meeting with complainants and respondents, providing information on Title IX, training employees, ensuring deadlines are being met and overserved, ensuring investigators and decision-makers understand their role, ensuring the investigators and decision makers are conflict free, authorizing the investigation, implementing supportive measures, and implementing corrective measures. The Title IX Coordinator has completed the following training:

Stock & Leader Title IX Coordinator Training

Stock & Leader Title IX Investigator Training

Stock & Leader Title IX Decision-Maker Training

The following person is the Title IX Coordinator and has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

Dr. Rita Becker

Assistant Superintendent

email: rbecker@easternyork.net

phone: (717) 252-1555 ext. 33238

120 S. Third Street

Wrightsville, PA 17368

Title IX Training Specific to Investigations:

All Title IX investigators, initial decision-makers and appeal decision-makers have been trained using the appropriate training materials that follow:

Stock and Leader Title IX Investigator Training

Stock and Leader Title IX Decision-Maker Training

Title IX Training for Professional Employees:

The new regulations, identify new training topics, including on the regulation’s new definition of sexual harassment and how to serve impartially, including by avoiding prejudgment of the facts at issue, conflicts of interest, and bias. All professional employees and administrators have completed training on the Title IX updates for 2020 and 2021.

Title IX Training for Students:

All Eastern York students receive Title IX training K-12 at an age appropriate level explaining the law and health, safety, and awareness lessons.