Denise Collier, Title IX Complaint Manager
Phone Number (310) 472-9829
The Educational Equity Compliance Office serves as the District’s office for civil rights for students and parents/guardians. The office has District-wide responsibilities to ensure that all students are treated equitably in the District’s programs and activities and provided an environment that is free from discrimination, harassment, intimidation and/or bullying including, but not limited to all aspects of Section 504, Title VI, and Title IX compliance, as well as Uniform Complaint Procedures and Williams Complaints.
It is the law and District policy to afford equal rights and opportunities to all persons to attend school and participate in the District’s programs and activities, regardless of actual or perceived sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, race or ethnicity, ethnic group identification, ancestry, nationality, national origin, religion, color, mental or physical disability, age, or on the basis of a person’s association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics, or any other basis protected by federal, state, local law, ordinance, or regulation.
The Educational Equity Compliance Office has the responsibility for developing and/or revising required District policies/procedures to be disseminated on a District-wide basis. Additionally, the Educational Equity Compliance Office provides telephone and on-site technical direction and support to individual students, parents/guardians, community, school sites, Local Districts, and central office on harassment, discrimination, intimidation and/or bullying issues; responds to and investigates harassment, discrimination, intimidation and/or bullying complaint allegations, Section 504 complaints, UCP complaints, and Williams complaints; and assists with federal program monitoring reviews for our schools.