Title IX Information


“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.”

Title IX covers:

  1. Education Programs or Activities
  2. Sports
  3. Sexual Misconduct (Harassment & Violence)
  4. Employment
  5. Equal Access to Facilities
  6. Admissions and Recruitment

The US Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights (OCR) enforces Title IX.

Some examples of discrimination that violates Title IX include:

  • Sexual harassment
  • Gender discrimination, including gender preference and gender identity
  • Unequal distribution of athletic funds

Anyone who believes there has been an act of discrimination on the basis of sex against any person or group in a program or activity that receives Federal financial assistance may file a 

complaint with OCR under Title IX.  The OCR Complaint form can be found here.

Revised Sexual Harassment Guidance January 2001


Please contact Soquel Union Elementary School’s Title IX Coordinator if you wish to file a complaint, or have questions regarding Title IX compliance.


Dr. Lurena Brubaker, Title IX Coordinator

620 Monterey Ave.

Capitola, CA 95010

(831) 464-5631


Board Policy: Sexual Harassment