Title IX and Non-Discrimination Notice

The Cyber Academy of South Carolina does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, religion, or immigrant status in its programs and activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following persons have been designated to handle the nondiscrimination policies, contact information below. For additional details on Title IX grievances, click here. You may also contact the Office of Civil Rights at 800-421-3481 or OCR@ed.gov

Title IX Complint Form [PDF]

Information and Assistance

Definition of Sex Discrimination and Sexual Harassment (for Students):

  • Sex discrimination occurs when a person, because of his or her sex, is denied participation in or the benefits of any education program or activity that receives federal financial assistance.
  • Sexual harassment is conduct that: 1) is sexual in nature; 2) is unwelcome; and 3) denies or limits a student’s ability to participate in or benefit from a school's educational program or activity. Sexual harassment can be verbal, nonverbal or physical.

Definition of Sex Discrimination and Sexual Harassment (for Employees):

  • Sex discrimination occurs when a person who is qualified for a position at issue is subjected to an adverse employment action because of his or her sex.
  • Sexual harassment is defined as unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature when: 1) submission to such conduct is made a term or condition of employment; 2) submission to or rejection of the conduct is used as a basis for employment decisions affecting the individual; or 3) the conduct has the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering with the employee's work performance or creating an intimidating, hostile or offensive working environment.

Any individual, who believes he/she may have experienced any form of sex discrimination or sexual harassment, or who believes that he/she has observed such actions taking place, may receive information and assistance regarding the School’s policies and reporting procedures from any of the following:

CASC Title IX Coordinator

Allison Shine
ashiner@k12.com
864-236-4134
Cyber Academy of South Carolina
330 Pelham Rd Ste 101A
Greenville, SC 29615

CASC Section 504 Special Programs Coordinator

Jennifer Matthews
Jmatthews@k12.com
864-236-4134
Cyber Academy of South Carolina
330 Pelham Rd Ste 101A
Greenville, SC 29615

Grievance Procedure