Title IX & Non-Discrimination Laws

Newton-Conover City Schools (N-CCS) will not discriminate against anyone on the basis of sex in its educational programs or activities, in admission to its educational programs or activities, or in employment policies and practices in accordance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972.


1750/7220 Grievance Procedure for Employees

 1710/4020/7230 Discrimination and Harassment Prohibited by Federal Law

1720/4030/7235 Title IX Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Sex

1725/4035/7236 Title IX Sexual Harassment – Prohibited Conduct and Reporting Process

1725/4035/7236-R Title IX Sexual Harassment – Definitions

1726/4036/7237 Title IX Sexual Harassment Grievance Process

 Inquiries regarding compliance with Title IX may be directed to the Title IX Coordinator.

N-CCS Title IX Coordinator

Kirsten Maynard

605 North Ashe Ave

Newton, North Carolina 28658

Phone: 828 464 3191

Email: Kirsten.Maynard@n-ccs.org

*If emailing, please include title ix inquiry in the subject line

The U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) enforces, among other statutes, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972. Title IX protects people from discrimination based on sex in education programs or activities that receive Federal financial assistance. Title IX states that: "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 education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance."

The contact information for the Office for Civil Rights with jurisdiction over North Carolina is as follows:
4000 Maryland Ave, SW
Washington, DC 20202-1475
Telephone: 202-453-6020 
TDD: 800-877-8339
FAX: 202-453-6021           
Email: OCR.DC@ed.gov

District Training Materials

All staff (responsible employees) receive training in the Vector Solutions SafeSchools Training module Title IX Compliance Overview. This course in 6 sections is designed to provide school staff with an overview of Title IX regulations and district compliance. The sections of this module include:

  • Introduction

  • Title IX Regulatory Guidance

  • Other Guidance in Title IX Enforcement

  • Title IX Terminology

  • Obligations of K-12 School Districts

  • Summary

Title IX coordinators, investigators, decision-makers, and those involved in an informal resolution process receive annual training on the following topics: