Title IX Compliance

  • The Title IX of the Education Amendment states that no person in the United States shall on the basis of gender, be excluded from participating in, be denied the benefit of, or be subjected to discrimination under any educational program or activity receiving federal financial assistance. 
    Title IX applies to students, school employees, or anyone present on school campus regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity, immigration status, or disability status. It includes all of a school's operations, including school-sponsored activities or travel that occurs away from school.  
    Inquiries concerning the application of Title IX may be referred to Tracey Leonard, Assistant Supervisor of Athletics. The telephone number is 301-759-2404.
    Complaints or grievances should be submitted in writing to:
          Allegany County Public Schools
          Attn: Tracey Leonard
          PO Box 1724
          108 Washington Street
          Cumberland, MD, 21501-1724

    NONDISCRIMINATION POLICY               FILE: AC (Revised June 14, 2005)
    The Board of Education of Allegany County does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, marital status, socio-economic status, sexual orientation, physical characteristics or disability in matters affecting employment, admission to or treatment in providing access to programs. This policy will prevail in all matters concerning staff, students, educational programs and services, and individuals with whom the Board of Education does business.
    In keeping with the requirements of federal and state law, Allegany County Schools will strive to remove any vestige of discrimination in employment, assignment, and promotion of personnel, and in educational opportunities and services offered students.

    NONDISCRIMINATION REGULATION      FILE: AC-R1-4 can be found by clicking here.