Title IX

Ferris ISD Non-Discrimination Policy:

It is the policy of the Ferris Independent School District not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, handicap, or disability in its environment practices as required by Title IV of the Civil Rights Act of 1975, as amended, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, as amended, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended & the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1992.  

Grievance Procedures:

If an employee or student believes that he or she has been discriminated against in violation of Title IX, please reference the District’s Title IX Grievance Procedures which are available on the District’s website at the links listed below.  Grievance Procedures are also available at the FISD administration building, in every school office, and on request from the Deputy Superintendent or Assistant Superintendent (see contact information below).

Parent/Student Grievance Procedures

Employee Grievance Procedures

Inquiries regarding any of the above statements should be directed to the FISD personnel listed below.


For inquiries related to complaints against students:

Dr. Melinda Domain
Assistant Superintendent
[email protected]
972-544-3858


For inquiries related to complaints against staff members:

T. J. Knight
Deputy Superintendent
[email protected]
972-544-3858

Title IX Coordinators

Campus Title IX Coordinators


CAMPUS

COORDINATOR for COMPLAINTS AGAINST STAFF

COORDINATOR for COMPLAINTS AGAINST STUDENTS

PHONE NUMBER

Hazel Ingram Elementary

Vickie Griffith

[email protected]

Ivan Reyes

[email protected]

972-544-3212

Lucy Mae McDonald Elementary

Chris Hawkins

[email protected]

Olivia Velasquez

[email protected]

972-544-2574

Lee Longino Elementary

Christy Weete

[email protected]

Stacy Hodges

[email protected]

972-544-8662

Ferris Junior High

C. J. Lowery

[email protected]

Trisha Brightwell

[email protected]


Dr. Michelle Neely

[email protected]


972-544-2279

Ferris High School

Andru Gilbert

[email protected]

Kyle Cottrell

[email protected]


Shnell Jackson

[email protected]

972-544-3737



District Title IX Coordinators


COORDINATOR for COMPLAINTS AGAINST STAFF

COORDINATOR for COMPLAINTS AGAINST STUDENTS

PHONE NUMBER

T. J. Knight

[email protected]

Dr. Melinda Domain

[email protected]

972-544-3858



Title IX Training Materials

Ferris ISD’s Title IX Coordinators have attended Eichelbaum, Wardell, Hansen, Powell & Muñoz, P.C.’s “Title IX Administrator Conference.”  Materials from this conference in compliance with Section 106.45(b)(10)(i)(D) of the regulations can be found here:

http://www.edlaw.com/materials/title-ix-coordinator-boot-camp.aspx 
and

http://www.edlaw.com/materials/title-ix-administrator-conference.aspx

Materials used for training other Ferris ISD employees on Title IX requirements were developed by Walsh, Gallegos, Treviño, Russo & Kyle, P.C. and can be found below.