Filing a Title IX Complaint

  • A complaint alleging unlawful discrimination or retaliation must be filed no later than six months from the date the discrimination or retaliation occurred, or six months from when the complainant first learned of the unlawful discrimination. The Superintendent or designee may extend this timeline by up to ninety days for good cause, upon written request by the complainant setting forth the reasons for the extension.

    A student, parent, guardian, employee, individual, or organization may file a written complaint alleging discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and/or bullying on the basis of a protected characteristic under SCOE's Uniform Complaint Procedure by sending a complaint to SCOE's Title IX Coordinator (contact information listed above).

     

    Download appropriate forms here:
    sexual harassment complaint form
    uniform complaint form

    If you need assistance putting your complaint in writing, please contact Human Resources at 707-524-2729 or mjuric@scoe.org. You may file a complaint anonymously, but SCOE's ability to investigate and respond may be limited by a lack of information.

    You may also file a discrimination complaint with the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights. For more information, visit http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/complaintintro.html. The electronic complaint form for the Office for Civil Rights is available online at https://ocrcas.ed.gov.

     

    Contact the Office for Civil Rights at:
    San Francisco Office
    Office for Civil Rights
    U.S. Department of Education
    50 United Nations Plaza
    San Francisco, CA 94102
    Telephone: (415) 486-5555
    Fax: (415) 486-5570; TDD: (800) 877-8339
    Email: ocr.sanfrancisco@ed.gov

    For information about how to file other types of complaints and the procedures for those complaints, please contact SCOE's Title IX coordinator.