Title IX

  •  NON-DISCRIMINATION STATEMENT 

    In accordance with state and federal laws, and the policies of the Board of Education, QACPS does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, age, religion, disability, genetics, ancestry/national origin, marital status, sex, or sexual orientation in matters affecting employment or in providing educational programs and service, and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. QACPS operates equal opportunity and affirmative action programs for students and staff. The Board of Education of Queen Anne’s County Public Schools is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. 

     Employee inquiries or complaints regarding discrimination or Title IX issues such as gender equity, sexual harassment and sexual discrimination should be directed to Vanessa Bass, Director of Human Resources, vanessa.bass@qacps.org or 410-758-2403 ext. 176. 

     Student or parent inquiries or complaints regarding discrimination or Title IX issues such as gender equity, sexual harassment and sexual discrimination should be directed to Matt Evans, Director of Student Services, matthew.evans@qacps.org or 410-758-2403 ext. 154. 

     Inquiries regarding ADA and Section 504 should be directed to Joeleen Smith, Supervisor of Special Education, joeleen.smith@qacps.org or 410-758-2403 ext. 131. 

     Inquiries regarding Title II should be directed to Vanessa Bass, Director of Human Resources, vanessa.bass@qacs.org or 410-758-2403 ext. 176. 

     

    Inquiries may also be addressed in writing to the appropriate office at 

    Queen Anne’s County Public Schools,
    202 Chesterfield Ave,
    Centreville, Maryland 21617. 

    External Agencies U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) 1-800-669-4000 1-800-669-6820 (TTY for Deaf/Hard of Hearing callers only) 1-844-234-5122 (ASL Video Phone for Deaf/Hard of Hearing callers only)
    Maryland Commission on Civil Rights (MCCR) 410.767.8600 (Español-marque el 2) 1.800.637.6247 Maryland Relay 7-1-1
    U.S. Department of Education (OCR) Office for Civil Rights
    400 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, DC 20202 (202) 401-2000 1-800-872-5327 Fax: 202-453-6012; TDD: 800-877-8339
    Board of Education contact information can be found on the QACPS website. www.qacps.org 

     

    Title IX Policy: 528

    Title IX Regulation: 528.1

     

    10/15/2020

     

Anti-Harassment/Anti-Retaliation Statement

  • The Queen Anne’s Public Schools (QACPS) prohibits sexual harassment. It also prohibits retaliation against persons who file complaints about sexual harassment or who participate in investigations regarding such complaints. Students who have been subjected to sexual harassment or retaliation are encouraged to report the harassment to the school principal and the Title IX Coordinator for the QACPS. Complaints will be promptly investigated. Students found to have engaged in sexual harassment or retaliation will be disciplined, as appropriate, consistent with QACPS disciplinary policies and the regulations of the Maryland State Board of Education. Students who have been affected by sexual harassment may receive counseling or other educational support through the QACPS. If the person who has engaged in sexual harassment or retaliation is a QACPS employee, the employee will be subject to discipline, up to and including termination of employment. The QACPS encourages any student, staff member, or parent to contact the Title IX Coordinator for the QACPS if there are any questions or concerns.
    Questions should be addressed to:

    Matt Evans
    Title IX Coordinator/Supervisor of Student Services
    Queen Anne’s County Public Schools
    matt.evans@qacps.org
    410-758-2403