The Berwick Area School District will not discriminate in its educational programs, activities, or employment practices, based on race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, handicap, or any other legally protected classification. Announcement of this policy is in accordance with the state and federal laws, including Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Sections 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. Employees and participants who have an inquiry or complaint of harassment or discriminations or who need information about accommodations for handicapped persons, should contact Robert Croop, Title IX Compliance Coordinator or Pamela Hegland, Section 504 Compliance Coordinator, Berwick Area School District, 500 Line Street, Berwick, PA 18603 (570) 759-6400.
The U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) enforces, among other statutes, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972. Title IX protects people from discrimination based on sex in education programs or activities that receive Federal financial assistance. Title IX states that:
"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."
All questions and/or concerns should be reported to the Berwick Area School District’s Title IX Compliance Coordinator.
Title IX Compliance Coordinator