Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (to the Higher Education Act of 1965) prohibits gender-based discrimination in educational programs and activities in federally funded schools at all levels. It applies to an educational institution’s programs or activities including but not limited to: employment, academic, educational, extracurricular, and athletic activities.
The Title IX Office handles inquiries regarding discrimination, harassment, or retaliation based on sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, and other forms of sexual misconduct. Sexual misconduct could include but is not limited to: sexual assault or rape, relationship or dating violence, sexual exploitation or sexual harassment.
To report a Title IX concern or to ask a question please contact:
Holly Morreels, MS
Title IX Coordinator
Inquiries or complaints may also be directed to: Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, 100 Penn Square East, Suite 515, Philadelphia, PA 19107-3323
Notice of non-discrimination:
York Country Day School is an equal opportunity employer. We support legislation that protects school personnel and students against unlawful discrimination of any kind including sexual harassment, and we are committed to ensuring a fair, humane, and respectful environment for all employees and students.
Sexual harassment is a violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and is illegal, sex-based discrimination under Title IX of the Education Amendments Act of 1972. It is against the policy of York Country Day School for any person (faculty, administrator, staff member, or student) to engage in any form of sex-based discrimination or sexual harassment of another person (faculty, administrator, staff member, or student).
Pursuant to Title IX, York Country Day School does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs or activities. The school affirms that harassment or retaliation based on membership or perceived membership in any protected class is unlawful and is a violation of school policies. In addition, the school does not tolerate harassment or retaliation against any person who reports discrimination, sexual harassment, or related concerns, or against anyone for participating in good faith in a Title IX report, investigation, conduct hearing, or any other form of claim resolution.