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Title IX

Nondiscrimination Statement

The Moreno Valley Unified School District prohibits discrimination, intimidation, harassment (including sexual harassment) or bullying based on a person’s actual or perceived ancestry, color, disability, race or ethnicity, religion, gender, gender expression, gender identity, immigration status, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, or association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics, as required by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972. The requirement not to discriminate in the education program or activity extends to employment.

How to File a Title IX Complaint 

Individuals who believe they have been discriminated against in violation of Title IX may file a complaint with the District or the Office for Civil Rights (OCR). If a crime is involved, such as sexual assault, individuals may also file a report with the local police department. A person may pursue one or all of these avenues at the same time. Below is a summary of each process.

District Complaint

Title IX complaints may be filed using the District’s uniform complaint procedure found within the following policy:Board Policy 1312.3

Time Requirement:
A complaint with the District must be filed within six months of the discrimination occurring or your awareness of the discrimination (5 CCR 4630(b)).  
If you have any questions about this time limit, or if you believe your complaint may be outside this time requirement but want to explore other options, please contact the Title IX Coordinator.

Investigation Procedure:
Upon receipt of any complaint related to a potential Title IX violation, the District will ensure every allegation is investigated promptly, adequately and impartially. The District will also take steps to protect complainants from retaliation and ensure all parties are treated fairly throughout the District’s investigation process. As part of its Title IX obligations, the District also takes steps to prevent recurrence of any sexual violence and remedy discriminatory effects on the complainant and others, as appropriate. The District’s procedure for investigating a Title IX complaint can be found at: Board Policy 1312.3

Please contact the Title IX Coordinator if you have any questions. 

Title IX Coordinator:

Jason Barney
Interim Chief Human Resources Officer
25634 Alessandro Boulevard, Moreno Valley CA 92553
(951) 571-7500 Ext. 17301

Note: The document(s) on this page references Dr. Robert J. Verdi as the contact person for any questions, concerns or submissions. As of September 19, 2023, Dr. Verdi is now the Interim Superintendent of Schools. Please contact Interim Chief Human Resources Officer Jason Barney if you have any questions or concerns regarding Title IX concerns.

OCR Complaint

For information regarding filing a complaint with OCR, OCR provides an online complaint filing system. The OCR can also be contacted through the California regional office at:

Office for Civil Rights
U.S. Department of Education
50 United Nations Plaza
Mail Box 1200, Room 1545
San Francisco, CA 94102 
Telephone: 415-486-5555

Time Requirement:
OCR requires complaints to be filed within 180 calendar days of the alleged discrimination. Please contact OCR, or visit the websites above, if you have any questions about this time requirement. 

Investigation Procedure:
For information regarding OCR’s investigation process.

Police Report 
To file a police report, please contact local law enforcement at:

951-247-8700 (Moreno Valley PD)
951-776-1099 (Riverside County Sheriff – Dispatch)