Title IX and Discrimination/Harassment

Weld County School District RE-4 is an equal opportunity education institution and will not discriminate on the basis or race, color, national origin, sex or disability in its activities, programs or employment practices as required by Title IV, Title IX, and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. 

Any person who has a question, concern or complaint related to the District's non-discrimination policies and/or its efforts to ensure equal educational opportunities can contact the District's designated non discrimination/equal opportunity compliance officers. 


Contact Information: 

For student related inquires including discrimination, harassment in violation of ADA, Section 504 or Title IX  please contact: 

Jon Paul Burden
jonpaul.burden@weldre4.org 
970-686-8000 

For employee related inquires including discrimination, harassment in violation of ADA, Section 504 or Title IX please contact:

Nikki Schmidt
nikki.schmidt@weldre4.org
970-686-8000

Policies: 

Board Policy AC is our nondiscrimination policy. It is the overarching policy that applies to students, employees, applicants for employment, and community members. Our notice of nondiscrimination can be found here. 

Our nondiscrimination/equal opportunity complaint and compliance process can be found in Board Policy AC-R-1.

Concerns and complaints regarding sexual harassment investigations under Title IX are outlined in Board Policy AC-R-2.

To File a Report: 


To file a complaint for an alleged nondiscrimination/equal opportunity, Title IX complaint or sexual misconduct violation, please download, complete, and return AC-E-2   OR  you can submit a Title IX or sexual misconduct report electronically by clicking here.

If you are a student, parent, community member, or employee who needs to raise a concern of harassment or discrimination, please first contact the school or department where the conduct took place so we can address your concern at the site level immediately. 

Other Information: 

If you would like additional information on the implementation of Title IX or other key civil rights laws, you may reach the Assistant Secretary for the Department of Education:

Kenneth L. Marcus

U.S. Department of Education
Office for Civil Rights
400 Maryland Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20202-1100

Phone: 1-800-421-3481
Fax: 202-453-6012
TDD: 1-800-877-8339
Email: OCR@ed.gov

Training:

K-12 and Title IX Training was completed by the District, Fall 2020. Individuals trained included the Superintendent of Schools and the Title IX Compliance Officers. 

Links to training materials: 
K-12 and Title IX: What to Know About the New Regulations- 
An Overview of the New Title IX Rule-CDE 2020