Harassment Reporting

  • Report Discrimination: Bullying, Harassment, and Intimidation

    Olentangy Local School District is committed to having a school environment free from all discrimination, bullying, harassment, and intimidation. All students, administrators, teachers, staff, and school personnel share responsibility for avoiding, discouraging, and reporting any form of unlawful discrimination. Under Federal civil rights laws discrimination based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, religion, ancestry, or genetic information is strictly prohibited. Furthermore, retaliation against individuals who file a complaint is also prohibited.

    When an incident arises that requires a report to be filed, please direct your complaint to the appropriate personnel below. You can also fill out an anonymous report on our Stay Safe Speak Up helpline.

    For more information about options for filing a report, please review the following FAQ sheet.

    1). All reports involving a district employee should be directed to:

    Jennifer Iceman Nancy Freese
    Assistant Director of HR (Classified) Assistant Director of HR (Certified)
    jennifer_iceman@olsd.us nancy_freese@olsd.us 
    (740) 657-5056 (740) 657-4003

    2). All reports involving district programs (curricular or co-curricular) should be directed to:

    Marty Arganbright Peggy McMurry
    Director of Pupil Services Director of Curriculum
    marty_arganbright@olsd.us peggy_mcmurry@olsd.us 
    (740) 657-4075 (740) 657-4023

     3). All reports involving student incidents should be directed to:

    Randy Wright Jackie Powers
    Chief of Administrative Services Supervisor of Equity and Inclusion
    Title VI Coordinator Title IX Coordinator
    randy_wright@olsd.us jacqueline_powers@olsd.us
    (740) 657-4012 (740) 657-5068

     

    Glossary of Federal Civil Rights Laws

    • Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964: “No person in the United States shall, on the ground of race, color, or national origin, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity receiving federal financial assistance.”

     

    • Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972: “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.”
      • Click here for more information about Title IX in education.

     

    • Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973: “No otherwise qualified individual with a disability in the United States…shall, solely by reason of her or his disability, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity receiving federal financial assistance.”
      • Click here for more information about Section 504 in education.

     

    • Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990: “No qualified individual with a disability shall, by reason of such disability, be excluded from participation in or be denied benefits of the services, programs, or activities of a public entity, or be subjected to discrimination by any such entity.”
      • Click here for more information about ADA.

     

    • Age Discrimination Act of 1975: “The Age Discrimination Act of 1975 prohibits discrimination on the basis of age in programs and activities receiving federal financial assistance.”
      • Click here for more information about the Age Discrimination Act.

     

    • Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008: “An act to prohibit discrimination on the basis of genetic information with respect to health insurance and employment.”
      • Click here for more information about the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act.

    The Olentangy Board of Education has adopted the following policies to address discrimination, bullying, harassment, and intimidation in the district:

    • 3362
    • 4362
    • 5517

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