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  • Division Head                                                           Matthew Duffy, Superintendent

    Director, Office of Educational Equity &                Rhonda Haney
    Title IX Compliance Officer

    Assistant                                                                  Anabel Ruiz Martinez

    Case Specialist                                                         Jose Espinoza

    Office Location
                                                             West Contra Costa Unified School District
                                                                                       1108 Bissell Ave.
                                                                                       Richmond, CA 94801

    Phone:                                                                       (510) 307-4538
    Fax:                                                                            (510) 236-0662

    Please visit our extended webpage at www.wccusdoee.net
    Here you will find helpful resources, more information about Title IX, and learn how to file a complaint.


    BP 5131 - Student Conduct / Conducta Estudiantil
    BP 5137 - Positive School Climate / Entorno Escolar Positivo
    BP 5145.3 - Non-Discrimination, Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying / No-Discriminación, Acoso, Intimidación y Abuso
    BP 5145.7 - Sexual and Gender-Based Harassment / Acoso Sexual y en Base al Género
    BP 5145.9 - Hate Motivated Behavior / Conducta Motivada por el Odio
  • Title IX Resources
    Title IX Complaint Form | Formulario de Queja de Título IX
    English | Spanish
    Sexual and/or gender-based harassment

    Acoso sexual y/o acoso basado en el género de una persona

    Administration Regulation 5145.3 | Regulación Administrativa 5145.3
    English | Spanish

    Sexual & Gender-Based Harassment Policy Notice
    English | Spanish

    Other Resources
    504 Education Plans
    Section 504 of the U.S. Rehabilitation Act of 1973 is designed to help parents of students with physical or mental impairments in public schools, or publicly funded private schools, work with educators to design customized educational plans. These 504 plans legally ensure that students will be treated fairly at school.

    If you would like more information regarding 504 Education Plans, please contact Darlene Almeida, 504 Coordinator, Special Education at (510) 232-6782.

    Special Education
    If you would like information about the Special Education Department, please contact Steve Collins, Assistant Superintendent, Special Education at (510) 307-4630.

    The Office of the Ombudsperson
    The Office of the Ombudsperson is responsible for the intake and monitoring of all formal District complaints. Formal complaints can now be filled in this office.

    The Ombudsperson serves as an independent and confidential resource, assisting parents and community members in addressing complaints, conflicts, and other school-related issues.

    If you would like more information about The Office of the Ombudsperson, the contact number is (510) 307-4538.

    Office for Civil Rights (OCR)
    The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) mission is to ensure equal access to education and to promote educational excellence through vigorous enforcement of civil rights in our nation’s schools. If you need assistance filing a complaint with OCR, please visit OCR Complaint Process.

    Office of Equal Opportunity (OEO)
    The Office of Equal Opportunity is responsible for ensuring compliance with State and Federal civil rights laws and regulations, Title IX, Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Section 504, and Methods of Administration (MOA) in CDE employment and delivery of education services. For more information, please visit Office of Equal Opportunity.

WCCUSD Nondiscrimination Policies and Procedures

  • Non-Discrimination Policy: View the Announcement of Nondiscrimination /Harassment
    West Contra Costa Unified School District programs, activities, and practices shall be free from discrimination, intimidation, harassment, and bullying based on actual or perceived race, color, ancestry, national origin, immigration status, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital, parental or family status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or gender expression; or on the basis of a person’s association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.

    If you believe you have been discriminated against, immediately contact the school site principal and/or Director of the Office of Educational Equity, Rhonda Haney, Title IX Compliance Officer at 1108 Bissell Ave., Richmond, CA 94801 at 510-307-4538 or rhaney@wccusd.net.

    Politica de No Discriminación: Anuncio de No Discriminación/Acoso
    En el Distrito Escolar Unificado de West contra Costa los programas escolares, actividades y prácticas debe estar libre de discriminación, intimidación, acoso y acoso basada en la real o percibida raza, color, ascendencia, origen nacional, estado migratorio, grupo étnico, edad, religión, estado civil o paternal o familia, física o mental, el sexo, orientación sexual, género, identidad de género o expresión de género; o sobre la base de la asociación de una persona con una persona o grupo con una o más de estas características reales o percibidas.

    Si usted cree que ha sido discriminado, inmediatamente ponga se en contacto con la/el director/a de la escuela y / o Director de la Oficina de Equidad Educativa, Rhonda Haney, la oficial sobre la conformidad del Título IX ubicada en 1108 Bissell Ave., Richmond, CA 94801 o 510-307-4538 o rhaney@wccusd.net