Title IX

  • In accordance with Title IX and its implementing regulations, 34 C.F.R. Part 106.8, Grand Forks Public School District prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex, including sexual harassment, in any district education program or activity.  Additionally, the District is committed to providing a work and student environment that is free of sexual harassment, and shall not tolerate sexual harassment by any employee, student, parent, or third party.  The District shall provide for the prompt and equitable resolution of all sexual harassment, discrimination and retaliation grievances by and against staff, students, parents, and third parties, as described in board policy.  Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its regulations may be referred to the district’s Title IX Coordinator, to the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights of the Department of Education, or both.

    The District has designated the following employee as the Title IX Coordinator to address concerns or inquiries regarding discrimination on the basis of sex, including, but not limited to, sexual harassment, sexual assault, dating violence, domestic violence, stalking, and gender-based harassment:

    Title IX Coordinator: Griffin Gillespie, SHRM-CP 

    Office Address: 2700 47th Ave. S, Grand Forks, ND 58201

    Telephone Number: 701-746-2205, ext. 7112

    Email Address: ggillespie080@mygfschools.org 

    Any person may report sex discrimination, including sexual harassment, whether or not the person reporting is the person alleged to be the victim of conduct that could constitute sex discrimination or sexual harassment.  Should you feel that you have been sexually harassed or have witnessed a person being sexually harassed, please submit your complaint to the Title IX Coordinator via telephone, e-mail, mail, or in person.

    Upon receiving a report of sexual harassment, the Title IX Coordinator or designee shall promptly respond in accordance with board policy AAC, Nondiscrimination and Anti-Harassment Policy and grievance procedure AAC-BR2, Title IX Sexual Harassment Grievance Procedure.  The electronic copy of the district’s Nondiscrimination and Anti-Harassment Policy, AAC, including the Title IX Sexual Harassment Grievance Procedure, AAC-BR2, are available under "Policies" on this webpage.

    Title IX Training Materials

    All materials used to train Title IX personnel are available under "Documents" on this webpageThese materials are also available for inspection upon request by contacting the Title IX Coordinator.


Title IX Coordinator