• About Title IX

    Title IX is a federal law that was 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 gender. Title IX is a federal law that was 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 gender.

    The preamble states: "No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, or denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any educational program or activity receiving federal assistance." Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 to the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

     

    Title IX Updates

    New Title IX regulations went into effect on August 14th.  The Oregon Department of Education is supporting School Districts in understanding and implementing the new regulations, and to holistically support all students in receiving an education free from sex discrimination.  As we move forward through this year, whether through comprehensive distance learning, in-person instruction, or a hybridization, it's imperative to continue to prioritize equal access and civil rights for all students. 

     

    Title IX Resources 

    The Oregon Department of Education has several reources available that break down the new Title IX regulations - please click here to be re-directed to the ODE website. 

     

     

    North Wasco County School District - Title IX Coordinator

    Brian Schimel, Director of Human Resources

    schimelb@nwasco.k12.or.us  // General email address:  HR@nwasco.k12.or.us

    3632 West 10th Street, The Dalles, Oregon 97058

    541-506-3420

     

    North Wasco County SD 21 - School Board Policies in compliance with Title IX

     

     

    Title IX - How to File a Claim

    • ODE Complaint Information - Provides information to those seeking assistance with complaints and to those individuals who are responsible for enforcement and oversight. Allegations of discrimination or harassment, based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability and age, are addressed by specific federal law and Oregon Revised Statute (ORS) 659.850, Discrimination in Education Prohibited. Allegations of discrimination or harassment, based on religion, marital status and sexual orientation, are also addressed by ORS 659.850.

     

     

     

    Resources / materials used in NWC Title IX Personnel trainings