The Guilford County Board of Education acknowledges the dignity and worth of all students and employees and strives to create a safe, orderly, caring, and inviting school environment to facilitate student learning and achievement. The Board will not tolerate sexual harassment in the education program and activities of the District. The Board takes seriously all reports and formal complaints of sexual harassment.

    This Title IX sexual harassment policy specifically prohibits sexual harassment as that term is defined under Title IX and directs the Superintendent to establish a formal complaint grievance process that is designed to achieve prompt and equitable resolution of complaints of sexual harassment in accordance with the requirements of Title IX.





    Title IX Definitions:

    Hostile Environment- Conduct that meets ALL the following: unwelcome, severe, pervasive, objectively offensive, effectively deprives person of access to an educational or employment benefit.
    Sexual Assault- Any act of vaginal or anal penetration, with any body part or object, OR oral genital contact of another person, OR touching of the private body parts of another person for the purpose of sexual gratification, without consent.
    Dating Violence- Violence committed by a person who was/is involved in a sexual, dating, spousal, domestic or other intimate relationship with the Complainant.
    Domestic Violence-Crime of violence committed by a current or former spouse, by a person with whom the complainant shares a child in common; or by a person who is/was cohabitating with the complainant.
    Stalking-Directed at a specific person, based on sex, that would cause a reasonable person to fear for the person’s safety or the safety of others or suffer substantial emotional distress.


    For allegations or reports that a student or staff has engaged in sexual harassment:

    Title IX Coordinator for Students and Employees

    Lisa Jordan
    Interim Executive Director, Title IX 
    Email: jordanl6@gcsnc.com 



    Title IX Policy 


    Title IX Procedure 




    To submit a formal complaint other than Title IX regarding harassment, bullying, or discrimination:

    Rashod Wells

    Positive Support and Bullying Prevention Coordinator 

    (336)-370-2303 Ext. 715108

    Email: wellsr@gcsnc.com

    Social Emotional Learning and Character Education Department