Capital Area Intermediate Unit (CAIU) Title IX Notification
"No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, or denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any educational program or activity receiving federal assistance."
-Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 to the Civil Rights Act of 1964
The Capital Area Intermediate Unit affirms that no person shall, on the basis of sex, disability, race, color, age, creed, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, veteran’s status, or genetic information be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination in any educational program or activity. In addition, no person shall, on any of these bases, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination in employment, or recruitment, or consideration, or selection, therefore, whether full-time or part-time, under any educational program or activity operated by the Intermediate Unit.
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DESIGNATED TITLE IX COORDINATOR
In compliance with Title IX of the Education Amendment Act of 1972, the CAIU has a designated Title IX Coordinator. The CAIU’s Title IX Coordinator should be contacted regarding any inquiries as to the application of Title IX or for filing a harassment complaint.
Title IX coordinator
Blake Wise, SPHR
Human Resources Manager
55 Miller Street
Enola, PA 17025-1640
Title IX Core Team Members (Various Roles):
Dr. Andria B. Saia, Executive Director; firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Keith Watson, Assistant Director, Student Services; email@example.com
Blake Wise, Human Resources Manager; firstname.lastname@example.org
Ami Healy, Education Services Supervisor; email@example.com
Rachel Montiel, Student Services Supervisor; firstname.lastname@example.org
Submitting a Complaint
To submit a complaint, you may:
Contact any CAIU staff person (verbal or written)
Contact any CAIU supervisor (verbal or written)
Contact any Title IX core team member (below)
Contact the Title IX coordinator (below, and may route your complaint to the appropriate administrator)
In addition to contacting the Title IX Coordinator, all students and parents may report allegations of harassment to the applicable building principal or administrator. Additionally, all CAIU staff, being mandated reporters, may field a complaint at any time, and submit to their supervisor. Reporting by staff to any required child abuse agency or law enforcement agency, as directed by state law, is to be done in addition to reporting complaints to building and supervisory staff.
Please see the following procedures and forms to assist you in understanding Title IX requirements and complaint procedures:
CAIU Board Policy 103: Discrimination / Title IX Sexual Harassment Affecting Students
Reporting Form for Student
Sexual Harassment Procedures and Grievance Procedures for Formal Complaints
CAIU Board Policy 104: Nondiscrimination / Discriminatory Harassment- Employment Practices
Complaint Procedure for Staff
Report Form for Staff
Please send completed forms to your building principal or supervisor.
Additional Resources & Training Materials:
PA Bullying Prevention Toolkit
PA Equity and Inclusion Toolkit
U.S. Department of Education: Office of Civil Rights
Title IX Training Materials - Used to Train Title IX Personnel