Nondiscrimination/Title IX Coordinator
Julia Pontarelli, Ed.D., CSBO
Assistant Superintendent of Finance and Personnel
Phone: 815-385-7900 x2260
4716 W Crystal Lake Rd
McHenry, IL 60050
The School District shall provide equal employment opportunities to all persons regardless of their race; color; creed; religion; national origin; sex; sexual orientation; age; ancestry; marital status; arrest record; military status; order of protection status; unfavorable military discharge; citizenship status provided the individual is authorized to work in the United States; use of lawful products while not at work; being a victim of domestic or sexual violence; genetic information; physical or mental handicap or disability, if otherwise able to perform the essential functions of the job with reasonable accommodation; pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions; credit history, unless a satisfactory credit history is an established bona fide occupational requirement of a particular position; or other legally protected categories. No one will be penalized solely for his or her status as a registered qualifying patient or a registered designated caregiver for purposes of the Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Pilot Program Act, 410 ILCS 130/.
Training Materials to Train Title IX Team Members
August 5, 2020 - The following materials have been used to train Title IX Coordinators, investigators, decision-makers, and any person who facilitates an informal resolution process (the District’s Title IX Team members) - McHenry Basic Title IX Training
August 19, 2020 - The following materials have been used to train Title IX Coordinators - McHenry Title IX Coordinator Training
October 15, 2020 - The following materials have been used to train Title IX Investigators - McHenry Title IX Investigator Training
January 8, 2021 - The following materials have been used to train Title IX Decision Makers - McHenry Title IX Decision Maker Training.
2020-2021 School Year- All staff members in District 156 completed Title IX and Sexual Harassment training through GCN.
2021-2022 School Year- All new staff members in District 156 completed Title IX and Sexual Harassment training through GCN.
2022-2023 School Year- All new staff members in District 156 completed Title IX and Sexual Harassment training through GCN.