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Montgomery Creek School

Mountain Union Elementary School District

Title IX

District Compliance Officer/Title IX Coordinator:
The Governing Board has designated the following Compliance Officer to receive and investigate complaints and ensure District compliance with the law:
Superintendent/Principal, 30365 Highway 299 E., Montgomery Creek, CA 96065 
Phone: 530-337-6214
Filing a Title IX Complaint with the District:
Student complaints shall be submitted in written form in accordance with BP/AR 1312.3 – Uniform Complaint Procedures. (Depending on the type of complaint, other policies and procedures may apply and may be used for processing of complaints.) If the complainant is unable to prepare the complaint in writing, administrative staff shall help him/her to do so. The District also provides a Uniform Complaint Form that may be used.
Complaints must be filed within six months from the date when the alleged unlawful discrimination occurred, or from the date the complainant first obtained knowledge of the facts of the alleged discrimination, harassment, intimidation, or bullying that is based on sex. The time for filing may be extended up to 90 days by the Superintendent or the Superintendent’s designee, for good cause, upon written request by the complainant setting forth the reasons for the request for an extension of time to file a written complaint.
The compliance officer may informally discuss with all the parties the possibility of using mediation within three business days after his or her receipt of the complaint. All complaints shall be appropriately investigated in a timely manner. Within 10 business days after the compliance officer receives the complaint, the compliance officer shall begin an investigation into the complaint. The investigation shall include an opportunity for the complainant, or the complainant’s representative, or both, to present the compliance officer with any evidence, or information leading to evidence, to support the allegations in the complaint. Unless extended by a written agreement with the complainant, the District shall issue a written decision based on the evidence within 60 calendar days from receipt of the complaint by the District.
Any complainant who is dissatisfied with the final written decision may file an appeal in writing with the California Department of Education within 15 calendar days of receiving the decision.
Complaints made by or on behalf of students may also be filed with the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Civil Rights within 180 calendar days of the date of the alleged discrimination, unless the time for filing is extended by the Office of Civil Rights for good cause shown under certain circumstances.