• “No person…shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance.” 

    -Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972

    Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in any educational program or activity.  It protects victims of sexual or gender-based discrimination and harassment, as well as survivors of sexual violence. Protection from sex discrimination also includes protection against retaliation for filing a complaint of sex discrimination or harassment.

    The Sullivan West Central School District is committed to complying with Title IX and enforcing District policies prohibiting discrimination on the basis of sex. The District prohibits all forms of sexual or gender-based discrimination and harassment by employees, students, school volunteers, and third parties, such as contractors and vendors, from occurring on school grounds or at any school-sponsored events or activities.

    The District’s Title IX Coordinator is:

    Sheri Parucki, MA, CAS

    Director of Student Services

    845-482-4610 ext. 3009


    Sullivan West CSD

    33 Schoolhouse Road

    Jeffersonville, NY 12748

    Anyone who feels that they have subjected to sex discrimination or harassment, including any form of sexual violence, should contact the District’s Title IX Coordinator or the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights, 32 Old Slip 26th Floor, New York, NY 10005-2500. OCR can also be reached by email: OCR.NewYork@ed.gov or telephone at 646-428-3800.