Title IX & Sexual Violence Prevention Information

​Non-Discrimination Statement​

The Somers Public Schools is committed to equal opportunity for all students, applicants and employees. The District does not discriminate in any employment practice, education program, or educational activity on the basis of race, color, religious creed, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability (including, but not limited to, intellectual disability, past or present history of mental disorder, physical disability or learning disability), genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by Connecticut state and/or federal nondiscrimination laws.  In addition, it provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. 

Inquiries regarding the District’s nondiscrimination policies should be directed to:

 Dina Senecal, Title IX Coordinator

1 Vision Boulevard, Somers, CT 06071

 (860) 749-2270 x2039 


Sexual Harassment

In compliance with regulations implementing Title IX of the Educational Amendments Act of 1973, and applicable state laws, the  Somers Board of Education prohibits discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, religious creed, age, marital status, military or veteran status, national origin, sex, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or past or present physical or mental disability.

Sexual Harassment is illegal. It is prohibited by The Connecticut Discrimination Employment Practices Act, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and Somers Board of Education Policy. Sexual harassment means: “any unwelcome sexual advances or requests for sexual favors or any conduct of a sexual nature when: 

Individuals who engage in acts of sexual harassment may be subject to civil and criminal penalties. 

For more information, please visit: https://portal.ct.gov/CHRO

Inquiries may also be directed to the Title IX coordinator for the Somers Public School District  or to:

The Regional Office for Civil Rights

US Department of Education

8th Floor, 5 Post Office Square

Boston, MA 02109-3921

Telephone: 617-289-0111; FAX: 617-289-0150; TDD: 877-521-2172

Email: OCR.Boston@ed.gov

Grievance procedures are available which provide for the prompt and equitable resolution of complaints alleging violations of Title IX. 

These procedures are available to all students and employees in the Somers Public School System.


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