Title IX Information

August 17, 2020

Title IX-Know Your Rights:

Title IX states that:

No person in the United States 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. Penn Manor School District complies with all Title IX requirements.

The prohibition on discrimination in employment in Title IX encompasses, but is not limited to, recruitment, advertising, hiring, upgrading, tenure, firing, rates of pay, fringe benefits, leave for pregnancy and childbirth, and participation in employer-sponsored activities. The regulation applies to all employment decisions whether made directly or indirectly through contractual arrangements with referral agencies, labor unions, organizations providing or administering fringe benefits, or others.

For a statement describing the rights and responsibilities of victims of sexual harassment or those who are the subject of complaints, contact Theresa Chiodi, Title IX Coordinator at (717)-872-9500 ext. 2247 or (717)-600-4859 or visit the district’s Title IX menu on the district webpage: www.pennmanor.net/titleIX.

How to Get Help or File a Complaint:

If you are not sure whether you should make a formal complaint, you can consult Theresa Chiodi, Title IX coordinator at (717)-872-9500 ext. 2247, (717)-600-4859 or theresa.chiodi@pennmanor.net.The Title IX coordinator can help you decide if any action needs to be taken and how best to address your situation.

If you believe that you or a PMSD student, employee, volunteer or third party vendor, has been sexually harassed or sexually assaulted, you can report the incident(s) to Theresa Chiodi, Title IX coordinator, using the above contact information, to a building principal or to the Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Michael G. Leichliter, (717)-872-9500, ext. 2224 or mikeleichliter@pennmanor.net