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    Seattle Public Schools has designated staff responsible for responding to, investigating, and resolving complaints.

    If you believe that you or an SPS student or staff member has been sexually harassed or sexually assaulted, you can report the incident(s) to any school staff member or the District's Title IX Coordinator. Read the definitions of sexual assault and sexual harassment on our What is Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment webpage.

    Additional information can be found in the Student Rights and Responsibilities Handbook. Read more in the SPS Student Rights and Responsibilities Handbook.

    You can report Sexual Harassment to any school staff member, or to any of the following designated officials:

    Your School Compliance Official 
    The principal (or designee) of your school

    Seattle Public Schools Title IX Coordinator 
    206-252-0367
    title.ix@seattleschools.org

    Washington State OSPI Equity Civil Rights Office 
    360-725-6162
    equity@k12.wa.us

    U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights 
    206-607-1600
    OCR.Seattle@ed.gov

    SPS Sexual Harassment Complaint Form

    Instructions for submitting a formal written complaint:

    Available form can be found here: SPS Discrimination Complaint Form

    Please note that the use of a specific form is optional and not required. An alternative to completing the form is to send an email or provide a written document to a school leader (principal or assistant principal) or to the Title IX office (title.ix@seattleschools.org) directly.

    Be as specific as possible when describing the incident(s). Your complaint is not limited to the space provided in the form, if used. You are encouraged to attach additional materials, which may assist in the resolution of your complaint.

    Please be sure to include either on the form or in an email or other document the following information:

    • the date(s),
    • the description of the incident(s) that occurred,
    • the name(s) of the person(s) involved, and
    • the name(s) of those who may have witnessed the incident(s).

    Submit the written document or email to either the Title IX Office or to any school leader (principal or assistant principal).

    Contact

    If you have any questions regarding the complaint process and/or complaint form, please contact the Title IX Office.

    Phone: 206-252-0367
    Email: title.ix@seattleschools.org

    Mailing Address:
    Title IX Coordinator
    Office of Student Civil Rights
    Seattle Public Schools
    MS 32-149
    P.O. Box 34165
    Seattle, WA 98124-1165