Canterbury School prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in its learning and work environment. Sexual harassment, which includes sexual assault, stalking, dating violence, and other types of sexual misconduct prohibited by law, is a form of sex discrimination. Canterbury School also prohibits retaliation against individuals who utilize or participate in the implementation of this policy. Sanctions for individuals found responsible for prohibited behavior depend on the circumstances but can range from educational counseling, to statements of apology, to separation from the School.
Angela McCray-Hancock, Academic Dean, is Canterbury’s Title IX Coordinator and has overall responsibility for compliance with this policy. Her office is located in Fry Hall on campus. She can be reached at 336-288-2007; email@example.com. The Title IX Coordinator is knowledgeable and trained in the School’s policy and procedures, as well as state and federal laws that apply to matters of sexual assault, sexual harassment, and other forms of sexual misconduct.
Any student, employee, or applicant for employment or admission to Canterbury who believes that he or she has been discriminated against or harassed on the basis of sex in violation of this policy may file a complaint with the Title IX Coordinator. Responsible employees who witness or otherwise become aware of behavior that violates this policy have a duty to report such behavior to the Title IX Coordinator. The Title IX Coordinator will assist parties to understand the School’s procedures and to resolve the complaint in a prompt and equitable manner. The Title IX Coordinator may consult with other School administrators, as necessary, to resolve the complaint in the most effective manner.
The School’s procedures with respect to this policy can be found below. Questions should be addressed to the Title IX coordinator. This policy does not apply to other forms of discrimination or to other conduct violations. Please see the School’s policies on harassment and bullying with respect to those issues.
NOTICE OF NONDISCRIMINATORY POLICY AS TO STUDENTS Canterbury School admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.