Statement of Nondiscrimination

According to policy GBA/JFHA, the Goochland County Public Schools prohibits sexual harassment and harassment based on sex, gender, race, color, national origin, disability, religion, ancestry, age, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. Any student or school personnel who believes he or she has been the victim of or has witnessed sexual harassment or harassment by a student, school personnel, or a third party should report the alleged incident to one of the compliance officers or to any school personnel.

The following persons have been designated as the contact regarding compliance issues associated with this sexual harassment and harassment policy:

Dr. Jennifer Waggener Assistant Superintendent of Administration (804) 556-5625, Compliance Officer

Mrs. Demetra Harris, SHRM-CP Assistant Director of Human Resources (804) 556-5603, Title IX Coordinator

Dr. Beth Fowler Coordinator of Student Advancement (804) 556-5610, Title IX Coordinator

All division staff received annual training in the fall of 2023 via SafeSchools/Vector Solutions.

Division Compliance Officer and Title IX Coordinator received training through Virginia School Board Association and Sands Anderson in September of 2023. Training can be viewed here.