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Nondiscrimination and Harassment


 

Nondiscrimination Statement

The Board of Education desires to provide a safe school environment that allows all students equal access and opportunities in the district's academic, extracurricular, and other educational support programs, services, and activities. The Board prohibits, at any district school or school activity, unlawful discrimination, including discriminatory harassment, intimidation, and bullying, targeted at any student by anyone, based on the student's actual or perceived race, color, ancestry, nationality, national origin, immigration status, ethnic group identification, ethnicity, age, religion, marital status, pregnancy, parental status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, or genetic information, or association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. Any complaint regarding discrimination must be filed in accordance with the district’s Uniform Complaint Procedures.  BP 5145.3, BP 1312.3.

Questions or complaints should be directed to the designated District and School Uniform Complaint Officers and Coordinators.


 

District Compliance Officer and Title IX Coordinator for Employee Affairs

Dana Page
Assistant Superintendent Human Resources
Napa Valley Unified School District
2425 Jefferson St., Napa CA 94558

dpage@nvusd.org
Phone: 707-253-3571
Fax: 707-253-3953

District Compliance Officer and Title IX Coordinator for Student Affairs

District Section 504/ADA Coordinator

Mike Mansuy
Director of Student Services
Napa Valley Unified School District
2425 Jefferson St., Napa CA 94558

mmansuy@nvusd.org
Phone: 707-253-3815
Fax: 707-253-3947


Harassment and Bullying

The Governing Board is committed to maintaining a safe school environment that is free from harassment and discrimination.  The Board prohibits, at any district school or activity, unlawful discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying of any student based on the actual or perceived characteristics specified above.  The Board also prohibits any form of retaliation against any student who files a complaint or report of discrimination, harassment, intimidation, or bullying.  Students or employees who engage in discrimination, harassment, intimidation, bullying or retaliation will be subject to disciplinary action. Students should report any harassment, intimidation or bullying to the school principal or other staff member and may file a complaint under the district’s Uniform Complaint Procedures. BP 5145.3, BP 1312.3.

>  NVUSD Bullying Prevention & Response Brochure (English/Español)

>  NVUSD Harassment & Bullying webpage

Sexual Harassment

Napa Valley Unified School District prohibits sexual harassment of students by other students, employees or other persons, at school or at school-sponsored or school-related activities. The Board also prohibits retaliatory behavior or action against any person who files a complaint, testifies or otherwise participates in district complaint processes.  Sexual harassment will subject the harasser to disciplinary action. Students who feel aggrieved because of conduct that may constitute sexual harassment should use the complaint procedures provided by district regulation. BP 5145.7.

>  AAUW Publication: Crossing the Line -- Sexual Harassment at School

Nondiscrimination and Equivalent Opportunities in the Athletic Programs

Napa Valley Unified School District is committed to providing gender equity and ensuring nondiscrimination in district and interscholastic athletic programs and activities.  The district's athletic program shall be free from discrimination and discriminatory practices. The Superintendent or designee shall ensure that equivalent athletic opportunities are provided for males and females.  Any complaint regarding the district's athletic program should be filed in accordance with the district's Uniform Complaint Procedures.  BP 6145.2, BP 1312.3.

>  NVUSD Athletics Title IX Gender Proportionality Reports: American Canyon, Napa and Vintage high schools