TITLE IX INFORMATION

CALIFORNIA TITLE IX POLICY

The following is information on your rights and responsibilities regarding filing a Title IX Complaint.

TITLE IX COORDINATOR CONTACT INFORMATION

All complaints should be sent to our Title IX Coordinator, who can be reached at:

Barry Barnhart, Superintendent
Phone: (530) 926-6007
Email: bbarnhart@msusd.org

YOUR RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES UNDER TITLE IX

(a) You can find more information regarding how to file a complaint as follows:

(b) A complaint regarding discrimination or harassment based on sex must ordinarily be filed with the U.S. Office for Civil Rights within 180 days of the last act of discrimination. If your complaint involves matters that occurred longer than this and you are requesting a waiver, you will be asked to show good cause why you did not file your complaint within the 180-day period. If you have questions about your situation, you can contact the California branch of the Office for Civil Rights at the address listed below. A complaint filed with Mount Shasta Union School District under our UCP alleging unlawful discrimination, harassment, intimidation, or bullying must be initiated no later than six (6) months from the date when the alleged unlawful discrimination, harassment, intimidation, or bullying occurred, or six (6) months from the date when the complainant first obtained knowledge of the facts of the alleged unlawful discrimination, harassment, intimidation, or bullying.

(c) The U.S. Office for Civil Rights has its own policies and procedures for investigating complaints. Please review the above link for more information about this process. A complaint filed with Mount Shasta Union School District under our UCP or Title IX or Bullying policy will be investigated in compliance with those policies.

(d) There are a variety of ways to file your complaint. You can use the U.S. Office for Civil Rights electronic complaint form filed directly through their website; or mail, email, or send by facsimile your own letter or a completed copy of the Office for Civil Rights Discrimination Complaint Form.

  • The electronic complaint form is available at:
    https://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/complaintintro.html

  • You can send a completed version of this form or your own letter via email, facsimile, or regular mail to the following addresses:

    San Francisco Office
    Office for Civil Rights
    U.S. Department of Education
    50 United Nations Plaza
    Mail Box 1200, Room 1545
    San Francisco, CA 94102

    Telephone: (415) 486-5555
    FAX: 415-486-5570; TDD: (800) 877-8339
    Email: 
    ocr.sanfrancisco@ed.gov or ocr@ed.gov

To file a UCP or complaint under our Title IX or Bullying Policy directly with Mount Shasta Union School District, please follow procedures set forth in those policies.

HOW TO FILE A COMPLAINT UNDER TITLE IX

(a) You can find more information regarding how to file a complaint as follows:

(b) A complaint regarding discrimination or harassment based on sex must ordinarily be filed with the U.S. Office for Civil Rights within 180 days of the last act of discrimination. If your complaint involves matters that occurred longer than this and you are requesting a waiver, you will be asked to show good cause why you did not file your complaint within the 180-day period. If you have questions about your situation, you can contact the California branch of the Office for Civil Rights at the address listed below. A complaint filed with Mount Shasta Union School District under our UCP alleging unlawful discrimination, harassment, intimidation, or bullying must be initiated no later than six (6) months from the date when the alleged unlawful discrimination, harassment, intimidation, or bullying occurred, or six (6) months from the date when the complainant first obtained knowledge of the facts of the alleged unlawful discrimination, harassment, intimidation, or bullying.

(c) The U.S. Office for Civil Rights has its own policies and procedures for investigating complaints. Please review the above link for more information about this process. A complaint filed with Mount Shasta Union School District under our UCP or Title IX or Bullying policy will be investigated in compliance with those policies.

(d) There are a variety of ways to file your complaint. You can use the U.S. Office for Civil Rights electronic complaint form filed directly through their website; or mail, email, or send by facsimile your own letter or a completed copy of the Office for Civil Rights Discrimination Complaint Form.

  • The electronic complaint form is available at:
    https://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/complaintintro.html

  • You can send a completed version of this form or your own letter via email, facsimile, or regular mail to the following addresses:

    San Francisco Office
    Office for Civil Rights
    U.S. Department of Education
    50 United Nations Plaza
    Mail Box 1200, Room 1545
    San Francisco, CA 94102

    Telephone: (415) 486-5555
    FAX: 415-486-5570; TDD: (800) 877-8339
    Email: 
    ocr.sanfrancisco@ed.gov or ocr@ed.gov

To file a UCP or complaint under our Title IX or Bullying Policy directly with Mount Shasta Union School District, please follow procedures set forth in those policies.