Title IX

Title IX Coordinator

The District designates the individual(s) identified below as the employee(s) responsible for coordinating the District’s efforts to comply with applicable state and federal civil rights laws, including Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, and the Title IX New Rule to answer inquiries regarding the District’s nondiscrimination policies.  The individual(s) shall also serve as the Title IX Team specified in the New Rule and AR 1312.3 - Uniform Complaint Procedures as the responsible employee to handle complaints alleging unlawful discrimination targeting a student, including discriminatory harassment, intimidation, or bullying based on the student’s actual or perceived race, color, ancestry, national origin, nationality, ethnicity, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, or any other legally protected status or association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.  The coordinator/compliance officer(s) may be contacted at: (Education Code 234.1:5 CCR 4621)

Sand Springs Public Schools Title IX Coordinator

Sand Springs Sandites

Stan Trout

Sand Springs Public School
Charles Page High School
500 North Adams Road, 
Sand Springs, OK 74063
Phone: 918-246-1470
Email: Stan.Trout@Sandites.org

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Oklahoma State Department of Education

2500 North Lincoln Boulevard
Oklahoma City, OK 73105

Sand Springs Public Schools Title IX Team Title IX Coordinator Stan Trout, CPHS Principal Deputy Title IX Coordinator: Investigator (Secondary) Timothy Ray, CPHS Assistant Principal Investigator (Elementary) Jay Rotert, Pratt Elementary Principal Title IX Decision Maker Carrie Schlehuber, Director of Special Services JJ Smith, 9th Grade Principal Title IX Appeals Kristin Arnold, Assistant Superintendent Shawn Beard, Director of Teaching & Learning Informal Resolution Facilitator (Secondary) Ryan Bivin, CPHS Assistant Principal Informal Resolution Facilitator (Elementary) Russell Ragland, Garfield Elementary Principal Note: The Title IX Coordinator may name a designee for any of the roles listed above for any ongoing case.

Title IX Investigators: Site Assistant Principals/Or Teachers serving as administrators in charge (investigates the complaint and provides written findings)

Title IX Decision Maker/Potential Hearing Officers: Site Principals (conducts a hearing, facilitates “cross-examination” & renders decision)

Title IX Informal Process Facilitator: Human Resources Department (addresses appeal requests and render a decision)

Title IX Process Facilitator: Kristin Arnold