The Corry Area School District is an equal opportunity education institution and does not discriminate in
employment, educational programs or activities based on race, color, religion, ethnicity, national origin,
sex, gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, age or disability, because a person is a
disabled veteran or veteran of the Vietnam Era or any other legally protected class, or for engaging in
any other protected activities. The District does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education
programs or activities that it operates, as required by Title IX, including in admission and employment
practices. Additionally, the District provides equal access to Boy Scouts and other designated youth
groups. This policy of non-discrimination extends to all other legally protected classifications. Publication
of this policy is in accordance with state and federal laws including Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of
1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the
Age Discrimination Act, Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Boy Scouts of America
Equal Access Act.
Inquiries pertaining to discrimination on the basis of disability or alleged violations of
Section 504 may be made by contacting the District’s Section 504 Compliance Officer, Mrs. Amy Helsley, Director of Special Education, 540 East Pleasant Street, Corry PA 16407, [email protected], (814) 664-4677.
All other inquiries implicating the other protected classes and laws listed above should be directed to
the District’s Title IX Coordinator, Mr. Bill West, Director of Secondary Education, 540 East Pleasant Street, Corry PA 16407, [email protected], (814) 664-4677. Complaints of discrimination may also be referred to the Assistant Secretary of the U.S. Department of Education.
The grievance procedure for reporting incidents is outlined specifically in District Board Policies 103 “Discrimination/Title IX Sexual/Harassment Affecting Students” and 104 “Discrimination/Title IX Sexual Harassment Affecting Staff.”