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AFFIRMATIVE ACTION OFFICER/TITLE IX COORDINATOR

Heather Rockwell
25 Reed Drive
Lincoln, ME 04457
(207)794-6500
hrockwell@rsu67.org

Affirmative Action Resources Title IX Resources
RSU No. 67 Affirmative Action Plan

RSU No. 67 is committed to having a learning environment and workplace free from illegal harassment and discrimination.  If an employee or student has any concerns regarding unlawful harassment or discrimination, the individual should reach out to our Affirmative Action Officer, Heather Rockwell.

The individual also has the right to contact the Maine Human Rights Commission at any time: 

The Maine Human Rights Commission
State House Station #51

Augusta, ME 04333

Ph: (207) 624-6050

www.maine.gov/mhrc


Please see below for the RSU No. 67 policies related to affirmative action and Title IX.


“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 educational program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance…” 20 U.S.C. § 1681(a).

In May 2020, the Department of Education published new regulations on sexual harassment effective August 14, 2020.  34 C.F.R. Part 106. https://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/newsroom.html

R.S.U. No. 67 does not discriminate on the basis of sex or protected categories in its education programs and activities, as required by federal and state laws/regulations.  Discrimination against and harassment of school employees on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation,gender identity,religion, ancestry or national origin, age,disability or genetic information are prohibited. Discrimination against and harassment of students because of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, ancestry or national origin, or disability are prohibited.  Refer to Policy AC for the complete Non-discrimination policy.

The US Department of Education has provided guidance on implementation of the Title IX rule in schools. https://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/blog/20200518.html

Individuals with a question or concern are encouraged to contact our district Title IX Coordinator.

You also have the right to directly contact the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights at any time at:

U.S. Department of Education
Office for Civil Rights (OCR), 8th Floor

Five Post Office Square

Boston, MA 02109-3921

Ph: (617) 289-0111

Fax: (617) 289-0150

Email: ocr.boston@ed.gov



Training Materials for Title IX Personnel