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.
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 Pre-K 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.
Deming Public Schools is committed to providing equal access to educational and employment opportunities regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, disability, pregnancy, age, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity status, spousal affiliation, political affiliation, or any other protected characteristic, as may be required by law. In addition, the District is committed to providing a work and student environment which is free of sexual harassment and will not tolerate sexual harassment activity by any District employee, substitute employee, student or third party.
The district has designated and authorized the following employees as 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: Bernie Chavez, Director
Address: 1300 S. Iron Street, Deming, NM 88030
Phone: (575) 546-8126, x2612
Title IX Coordinator:Jeannette Cox, Director
Address: 1001 S. Diamond, Deming, NM 88030
Phone: (575) 546-8841, x2015