Title IX, clause of the 1972 Federal Education Amendments, signed into law on June 23, 1972, which stated 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.” The LCSD complies with the 2020 regulations.

Lancaster Process.pdf

TITLE IX Coordinator

Angela Vaughan

Phone: 803-286-6972

Fax: 803-416-8866


300 S. Catawba Street

Lancaster, SC 29720

GEPA Statement.pdf
TItleIX2020WEB (1).pdf

Role of an Advisor

An Advisor may:

  • Assist a complainant or respondent in understanding and navigating the investigation process

  • Accompany a complainant or respondent to any administrative meeting or conversation related to an investigation including interviews and seek clarification regarding the investigation process

  • Ask procedural or process questions

  • Provide support to the complainant or respondent throughout the process

  • Alert the Title IX Investigator or Coordinator to acts of retaliation

  • Attend the decision meeting

  • Confer privately with the complainant or respondent upon request

An Advisor May not:

  • Speak or act on behalf of a complainant or respondent, including answering questions for or on behalf of a complainant or respondent

  • Stand in for, or represent a complainant or respondent

  • Distribute information shared or learned throughout the investigation process with anyone other than the complainant or respondent for whom they serve as an advisor, the Title IX Investigator or Coordinator

  • Act as or represent themselves or another as an investigator for the Title IX process during the investigation

  • Contact a witness or other party participating in the investigation process,

  • Impede the investigation process or act in a manner that obstructs the investigator or disrupts the investigation process