Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 is a federal law prohibiting discrimination on the basis of sex requiring schools to take immediate action to end all forms of sex-based discrimination, prevent its recurrence and remedy its effects.

Discrimination includes harassment, gender-based violence, bullying, intimidation, retaliation

On the basis of sex – sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation or perceived failure to conform to stereotypical notions of masculinity or femininity

Sex-based discrimination is an umbrella term that includes, but is not limited to:

  • Sexual harassment (quid pro quo and hostile environment)
  • Sexual assault
  • Domestic, intimate partner and dating violence
  • Gender-based stalking
  • Gender-based electronic bullying

Anyone wishing to make a report relating to sex-based discrimination may do so by contacting the Title IX Coordinator, Jean Worstell who is trained in Title IX and WSCC's protocols for addressing and remedying acts of discrimination on the basis of sex.

Click here for a link to the grievance procedures from WSCC's Student Handbook.

Prohibition on Discrimination, Harassment, Sexual Misconduct, and Retaliation

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Title IX Trainings

Title IX Coordinator Training

Title IX Investigator Training

Ohio Department of Education Decision-Maker Training (Part 1)

Ohio Department of Education Decision-Maker Training (Part 2)

Title IX Higher Education Level 1 Training

Title IX Higher Education Level 2 Training

Title IX Jean Worstell

Title IX Coordinator

Jean Worstell
Human Resources