Title IX

Virginia Beach City Public Schools does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its education program and activities, as required by Title IX. Such requirement to not discriminate extends to admission and employment. As required by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Virginia Beach City Public Schools prohibits all unlawful discrimination, harassment and retaliation on the basis of sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, or sexual orientation in any employment decision, admissions determination, education program or educational activity. Effective August 14, 2020, pursuant to federal regulations implementing Title IX, any complaint involving “sexual harassment” as defined by those federal regulations that occurs in a Virginia Beach City Public Schools education program or activity against a person in the United States shall be addressed pursuant to the Virginia Beach City Public Schools Title IX Grievance Process, as outlined in the Administrative Guidelines, available below. Inquiries about the application of Title IX may be directed to the Assistant Secretary of the Office for Civil Rights, United States Department of Education, or to the following:

Mary Dees, Title IX Coordinator for Student Matters
Coordinator of Student Conduct/Services
1413 Laskin Road
Virginia Beach, VA 23451
757.263.2020
Mary.Dees@VBSchools.com

Beth Bryant, Title IX Coordinator for Employee Matters
Coordinator, Parent & Stakeholder Services
2512 George Mason Drive
757.263.1088
Elizabeth.Bryant@vbschools.com

Title IX Training Materials