Affirmative Action/Title IX

Statement of Non-Discrimination

RSU 68 does not discriminate on the basis of race, age, color, ancestry or national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, genetic information, or physical or mental disability in admission to, access to, treatment in or employment in its programs and activities.

Title IX

Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (“Title IX”), 20 U.S.C. §1681 et seq., is a Federal civil rights law that prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in education programs and activities.  All public and private elementary and secondary schools, school districts, colleges, and universities receiving any Federal funds must comply with Title IX.  Under Title IX, discrimination on the basis of sex can include sexual harassment or sexual violence, such as rape, sexual assault, sexual battery, and sexual coercion.

Contact Information

To make an inquiry regarding the school unit’s compliance with the above statement or to file a complaint concerning an alleged violation, an individual may contact the following:

Wendy Berce, Affirmative Action Officer/Title IX Coordinator
RSU 68
63 Harrison Avenue
Dover-Foxcroft, ME 04426
Telephone: (207) 564-6535 opt. 5
Email: wberce@sedomocha.org

Sue Watson, Section 504/ADA Coordinator (regarding disability matters)
RSU 68
63 Harrison Avenue
Dover-Foxcroft, ME 04425
Telephone: (207) 564-6535, opt. 4
Email: swatson@sedomocha.org

Maine Human Rights Commission
51 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333
Telephone: (207) 624-6290
Email: info@mhrc.maine.gov

Office for Civil Rights
Regional Director
U.S. Department of Education
5 Post Office Square, 8th Floor
Boston, MA 02110-1491
Telephone: (617) 289-0111
TDD: (877) 521-2172
Email: ocr.boston@ed.gov