Nondiscrimination Statement and Related Policies


The Santa Barbara Unified School District (SBUnified) prohibits discrimination, harassment, intimidation and bullying in educational programs, activities, or employment on the basis of actual or perceived ancestry, age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, nationality, race or ethnicity, immigration status, religious beliefs or customs, sexual orientation, parental, pregnancy, family or marital status, military status or association with a person or a group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. SBUnified requires that school personnel take immediate steps to intervene when safe to do so when he or she witnesses an act of discrimination, harassment, intimidation, or bullying.

The Governing Board prohibits sexual harassment of district employees and students. The Board also prohibits retaliatory behavior or action against any person who reports, files a complaint or testifies about, or otherwise supports a complainant in alleging sexual harassment.

Board Policy 1312.3 Uniform Complaint Procedures
Administrative Regulation 1312.3 Uniform Complaint Procedures
Board Policy 4030 Nondiscrimination in Employment
Administrative Regulation 4030 Nondiscrimination in Employment
Board Policy 4144 Complaints
Administrative Regulation 4144/4244/4344 Complaints
Board Policy 4119.11 Sexual Harassment
Administrative Regulation 4119.11/4219.11/4319.11 Sexual Harassment
Board Policy 5145.7 Sexual Harassment
Administrative Regulation 5145.7 Sexual Harassment

For any concerns regarding equity or discrimination in employment, contact:

Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources
720 Santa Barbara Street Santa Barbara, CA 93101
(805) 963-4338

For any concerns regarding equity or discrimination in educational programs or activities, contact:

Frann Wageneck Ed.D.
Assistant Superintendent of Student Services
720 Santa Barbara Street Santa Barbara, CA 93101
(805) 963-4338

Title IX Information and Policies