The Gateway Unified School District (GUSD) Superintendent's Office serves as the compliance office for civil rights for students and parents/guardians. The Superintendent's Office has District-wide responsibilities to ensure that all students are treated equitably in the District's programs and activities and provided an environment that is free from discrimination, harassment, intimidation and/or bullying including, but not limited to all aspects of Section 504, Title VI, and Title IX compliance, as well as Uniform Complaint Procedures and Williams Complaints.
GUSD is committed to equal opportunity for all individuals in education. District programs and activities including membership in student clubs shall be free from discrimination based on race, color, ancestry, national origin, ethnic group identification, age, religion, actual or potential, family, or marital status, or the exclusion of any person because of pregnancy or related conditions, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, or genetic information; the perception of one or more of such characteristics; or association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics, or any other basis protected by federal, state, local law, ordinance, or regulation.
The Superintendent's Office has the responsibility for developing and/or revising required District policies/procedures to be disseminated on a District-wide basis. Additionally, the Superintendent's Office or designee provides telephone and on-site technical assistance/training and support to individual students, parents/guardians, community, school sites, and central office on harassment, discrimination, intimidation and/or bullying issues; responds to and investigates harassment, discrimination, intimidation and/or bullying complaint allegations, Section 504 complaints, UCP complaints, and Williams complaints; and assists with federal program monitoring reviews for our schools.