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Title IX

Global Village Academy does not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, creed, color, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, ancestry, need for special education services, or any other grounds prohibited by law. Global Village Academy serves students with disabilities and English Learners and provides services to students as required by state and federal law. 
 

Title IX States

"No person in the U.S. shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance"

Title IX Of The Education Amendments Of 1972

The purpose of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 is to eliminate discrimination on the basis of sex in any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance. The following link addresses frequently asked questions about sex discrimination and describes the schools and programs that are covered by Title IX, who is protected under Title IX, and provides a brief summary of the school and program responsibilities under Title IX.

Frequently Asked Questions about Sex Discrimination 

Questions, complaints, or requests for additional information regarding these laws or issues should be directed to:
 
  • KC DuPree - Title IX Coordinator
  • Don Zapfel - Deputy Title IX Coordinator
  • Karla Deters - Investigator
  • Michael Henderson - Decision Maker
  • [email protected]
 
Global Village Academy
12415 Grant Street
Thornton, CO 80241
720.353.4113
 
Either party may appeal the determination regarding responsibility, or the dismissal of a Formal
Complaint or any allegations therein within five (5) Business Days of the receipt of the
determination regarding responsibility or dismissal. The appeals must be made in writing and
delivered to the Executive Director.
 
  1. Bases for Appeal: Appeals of the Determination of Responsibility or the dismissal of a
    Formal Complaint may be made on the following bases:
    1. Procedural irregularity that affected the outcome of the matter;
    2. New evidence that was not reasonably available at the time the determination
      regarding responsibility or dismissal was made, that could affect the outcome of
      the matter; or
    3. The Title IX Coordinator, investigator, or decision-maker had a conflict of
      interest or bias for or against Complainants or Respondents generally or the
      individual Complainant or Respondent that affected the outcome of the matter
  2. Appeal Procedures: If an appeal is submitted to the School it will:
    1. Notify the other party in writing when an appeal is filed and implement appeal procedures equally for both Parties;
    2. Ensure that the decision-maker for the appeal is not the same person as the decision-maker that reached the determination regarding responsibility or dismissal, the investigator or the Title IX Coordinator.
    3. Provide the non-appealing party with five (5) Business Days from receipt of the notification of appeal to submit a written statement in support of the outcome of the determination or dismissal.
    4. Issue a written decision describing the result of the appeal and the rationale for the result which can be one of the following:
      1. Affirm the decision-maker’s determination regarding the Respondent’s responsibility and affirm the Disciplinary Sanctions and Remedies, if applicable;
      2. Affirm the decision-maker’s determination regarding the Respondent’s responsibility and amend the Disciplinary Sanctions and Remedies, if applicable;
      3. Remand the process back to the question and answer stage for the decision-maker to remedy any procedural irregularity or consider any new evidence;
      4. Reverse the decision-maker’s determination of the Respondent’s responsibility and amend the Disciplinary Sanctions and Remedies, if applicable; or
      5. Affirm or amend the sanctions and/or Remedies outlined in the determination issued under this Policy.
      6. Provide the written decision simultaneously to both Parties.
  1. Appeal Timeframe: The appellate decision-maker will release the written decision within
    ten (10) Business Days of receiving the appeal.