Title IX Policy

It is the policy of the Blue Hill Community Schools that no person shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subject to discrimination under any of the Blue Hill Community School's programs or activities. The Blue Hill Community Schools is required by Title IX (20 U.S.C. § 1681) and 34 C.F.R. part 106 to not discriminate in such a manner. This non-discrimination policy extends to admission and employment, and inquiries about the application of Title IX and 34 C.F.R. part 106 to the Blue Hill Community Schools may be referred to the Blue Hill Community School's Title IX Coordinator, the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights of the United States Department of Education, or both.

Issues relating to Title IX can be brought to the Title IX Coordinator of the school district - Lori Toepfer, Elementary Principal. She can be reached at loritoepfer@bluehillschools.org, or by calling 402-756-2085.

Materials used to train the Blue Hill Community School's Title IX Coordinator, Investigator, Decision-Makers, and Informal Resolution Facilitators can be found using the following information:

Username: publicuse@bloomfield.com
Password: bobcats12

The Title IX policy of Blue Hill Community Schools can be found on the school website, as well as in the school handbook.

In the event of an allegation of the violation of Title IX, the school district is responsible for:

  • promptly responding to all reports of sexual harassment.

  • providing supportive measures to all students who are reported to have been the victim of sexual harassment.

  • providing a fair grievance process, including the ability to file a formal complaint followed by an equitable investigation and resolution.

  • providing students involved in a sexual harassment report and their parents with the written allegations and evidence that is gathered during the investigation and provide a written disciplinary outcome.