The Pajaro Valley Unified School District (Local Educational Agency) has adopted a policy that prohibits discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying based on actual or perceived ancestry, age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation , or association with a person or a group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. The policy includes the following: a) A statement that it applies to all acts related to school activity or school attendance within a school under the jurisdiction of the superintendent of the school district. b) Requirement that school personnel take immediate steps to intervene when safe to do so when he or she witnesses an act of discrimination, harassment, intimidation, or bullying.
(Ed. Code (EC) §§ 200, 220, 221.5, 234.1, and 260; Gov. Code (GC) § 11135; Pen. Code (PC) § 422.55; Cal. Code of Regs., Title 5 (5 CCR) §§ 4900, 4902, and 4960)
Complaints alleging noncompliance with this policy of discrimination should be directed to:
- The follow person is designated as District Coordinator for Nondiscrimination and Title IX Coordinator – Assistant Superintendent in charge of Human Resources, Sharon Roddick. Contact information is: Email – Sharon_Roddick@pvusd.net. Phone – 831 786-2145
- District 504 Coordination – Director of Special Education, Allen Houser. Contact information is: Email – Allen_Houser@pvusd.net. Phone – 831 786-2130
- A copy of the district’s Uniform Complaint Policy is available at our website in Board Policy and Regulation 1312.3, (PDF Policy; PDFRegulation) Nondiscrimination 4030 (PDF Policy) Sexual Harassment Board Policy 4119.11(a) (PDF Policy; PDF Regulation), It is also found in our Parents Rights and Responsibilities Handbook on page 13. (PDF click here) For the Spanish version, click here.