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Title IX

What is Title IX?

Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (Title IX) prohibits discrimination based on sex in education programs and activities in federally funded schools at all levels. If any part of a school district or college receives any Federal funds for any purpose, all of the operations of the district or college are covered by Title IX.

Title IX protects students, employees, applicants for admission and employment, and other persons from all forms of sex discrimination, including discrimination based on gender identity or failure to conform to stereotypical notions of masculinity or femininity. All students (as well as other persons) at recipient institutions are protected by Title IX - regardless of their sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, part or full time status, disability, race, or national origin - in all aspects of a recipient's educational programs and activities. 

District Contacts for Title IX

Kimberly Whitmore, Director of Human Resources, Title IX Coordinator: 515.574.5657 or

Adriana Utley, Human Resources Generalist, Board Secretary, Title IX Deputy Coordinator: 515.574.5652 or

Staff Title IX Training Materials

Title IX Overview

New Title IX Rules: K-12 Supportive Measures and Information Resolution

New Title IX Regulations: K-12 Decision Makers

New Title IX Rules: Title IX Coordinators

New Title IX Regulations: Investigator Training

Title IX Training Materials

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