Title IX Complaints
In accordance with Title IX, the district does not, and is required not to, discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs or activities. The requirement not to discriminate extends to employment. As a school district serving students in kindergarten through grade 12, the district is not subject to provisions in Title IX Regulations (Subpart C) prohibiting discrimination on the basis of sex in admissions and recruitment; however, the district does not discriminate on the basis of sex in admissions or transfer requests.
The following information is provided in response to 34 C.F.R. Part 106.8 of the 2020 Title IX Regulations, mandating notice of a nondiscrimination policy and adoption and publication of grievance procedures that provide for the prompt and equitable resolution of student and employee complaints.Mansfield ISD Title IX Coordinators
The district has designated and authorized the following employees as the Title IX Coordinators to address concerns or inquiries regarding discrimination on the basis of sex, including sexual harassment, sexual assault, dating violence, domestic violence, stalking, and gender-based harassment.
Title IX Coordinator | Student Incidents
Gary Gates, Director of Student Services
609 E. Broad St, Mansfield, TX 76063
Title IX Coordinator | Staff Incidents
Dr. Tracey Patton, Director of Elementary Human Resource Services
605 E. Broad St, Mansfield, TX 76063
Individuals may report sex discrimination, including sexual harassment, at any time, including during non-business hours, by mail, phone or email. During district business hours, reports may also be made in person.
Upon receiving an allegation of sex-based harassment, the Title IX Coordinator will promptly respond in accordance with board policies FFH and DIA. Inquiries about the application of Title IX may be referred to the district’s Title IX Coordinator, to the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights of the Department of Education, or both.
All materials used to train Title IX personnel are available upon request. Please email Gary Gates at GaryGates@misdmail.org for electronic copies.
Mansfield ISD Title IX Policies
To obtain a copy of the District’s Title IX policies, including the grievance process that complies with 34 C.F.R. § 106.45(b) of the 2020 Title IX Regulations, please visit the following links: