Non Discrimination Statement

Hollister School District prohibits discrimination, intimidation, harassment (including sexual harassment), and bullying based on a person’s actual or perceived age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, ethnic group identification, race, ancestry, national origin, religion, marital, parental or pregnancy status, color, mental or physical disability, or on the basis of a person’s association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics in its educational programs and activities or employment practices as required by Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Vocational Education Act of 1976. The lack of English language skills will not be a barrier to admission and participation in the District’s programs. Students, parents, employees, or others who wish further information about these regulations, or who wish to file a complaint, should contact the following persons: Title IX Coordinator, Assistant Superintendent, Kip Ward at 831-630-6300; District 504 Coordinator, Director of Educational Services Dr. Colleen Myers at 831-630-6300 x 354. The District Office is located at 2690 Cienega Road, Hollister, CA 95023.

Title IX Coordinator Assistant Superintendent Kip Ward 831-630-6300 x 322

District 504 Coordinator Director of Educational Services Dr. Colleen Myers 831-630-6300 x 354

The District Office is located at 2690 Cienega Road, Hollister, CA 95023.

Non-discrimination / Harassment / Intimidation / Bullying Policy Board Policy 5145.3

Definition of Bullying

Bullying is an aggressive behavior that involves a real or perceived imbalance of power between individuals with the intent to cause emotional or physical harm. Bullying can be physical, verbal, or social/relational and may involve a single severe act or repetition or potential repetition of a deliberate act. Bullying includes, but is not limited to, any act described in Education Code 48900(r).

Bullying and Cyberbullying Regulations and Policy Board Policy 5131.2

Definition of Sexual Harassment

Prohibited sexual harassment includes, but is not limited to, unwelcome sexual advances, unwanted requests for sexual favors, or other unwanted verbal, visual, or physical conduct of a sexual nature made against another person of the same or opposite sex in the work or educational setting when: (Education Code 212.5; Government Code 12940; 2 CCR 11034)

Sexual Harassment Regulations and Policy Administrative Regulation 4119.11 All Personnel Board Policy 4119.11 All Personnel Administrative Regulation 5145.7 Students Board Policy 5145.7 Students