Title IX - Sexual misconduct policy/Procedures

Metro Technology Centers is committed to maintaining a safe and healthy educational and work environment in which no member of the school community is, on the basis of sex, sexual orientation, or gender identity, excluded from participation in, denied the benefits of, or subjected to discrimination in any school program or activity. Gender-based and sexual harassment, including sexual violence, are forms of sex discrimination in that they deny or limit an individual’s ability to participate in or benefit from Metro Tech programs or activities.

Metro Tech’s committed to ensure a safe and non-discriminatory educational and work environment and to meet legal requirements, including: Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in Metro Tech’s programs or activities; relevant sections of the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act; Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in employment.

It is the position of Metro Tech to provide educational, preventative and training programs regarding sexual or gender-based harassment; to encourage reporting of incidents; to prevent incidents of sexual and gender-based harassment from denying or limiting an individual’s ability to participate in or benefit from Metro Tech programs; to make available timely services for those who have been affected by discrimination; and to provide prompt and equitable methods of investigation and resolution to stop discrimination, remedy any harm, and prevent its recurrence. Violations of this position may result in the disciplinary actions up to, and including, termination, suspension, or dismissal, as determined by the Superintendent or designee.

Board Policy (BP-5020) - Harassment, Intimidation, Bullying, and/or Threatening Behavior