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Non-Discrimination & Title IX

Non-Discrimination

Non-Discrimination

The Butte County Office of Education (BCOE) is committed to providing equal opportunity for all individuals in Butte County Office of Education programs and activities. Programs, activities, and practices shall be free from unlawful discrimination, including discrimination against an individual or group based on actual or perceived characteristics of race or ethnicity, color, ancestry, nationality, national origin, immigration status, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital status, pregnancy, parental status, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, or genetic information, or any other characteristic identified in Education Code 200 or 220, Government Code 11135, or Penal Code 422.55, or based on the person's association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics  (5 CCR 4610).
Title IX 

Title IX 

Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 is a federal law that states: "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."
 
Butte County Office of Education in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act is continually evaluating accessibility, accommodations for individuals with disabilities, and administrative policies and procedures.
 
Pursuant to Title IX Regulations, materials used to train employees involved in the coordination, investigation, decision-making, and appeals are posted below.

• DWK Title IX Fundamentals Compliance Training Manual

• Title IX Training Presentation

BCOE's Title IX Coordinator oversees compliance with Title IX requirements.

Karen Finley, Executive Director - Human Resources

Butte County Office of Education

1859 Bird Street

Oroville, CA 95965

530-532-5766

kfinley@bcoe.org

Any person may report sex discrimination, including sexual harassment (whether or not the person reporting is the person alleged to be the victim of conduct that could constitute sex discrimination or sexual harassment) and request an investigation, in person, by mail, or by e-mail, using the contact information listed for the Title IX Coordinator, or by any other means that results in the Title IX Coordinator receiving the person's written report. Such a report may be made at any time, including during non-business hours, by using the contact information listed for the Title IX Coordinator.


Karen Finley, Executive Director - Human Resources

Butte County Office of Education

1859 Bird Street

Oroville, CA 95965

530-532-5766

kfinley@bcoe.org


Download the appropriate form here:

Uniform Complaint Form

Complaints that do not meet the definition of sexual harassment under Title IX may be processed, as applicable, under BCOE's Uniform Complaint Policy. If you need assistance putting your complaint in writing, please contact the Title IX Coordinator at kfinley@bcoe.org.


You may also file a discrimination complaint with:


For Student Related complaints:

California Department of Education

1430 N Street

Sacramento, CA 95814-5901


For Employment Related complaints:

California Department of Fair Employment & Housing (DFEH)

2218 Kausen Drive, Suite 100

Elk Grove, CA 95758


Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC):

450 Golden Gate Avenue

5 West, P.O. Box 36025

San Francisco, CA 94102-3661