Title IX leads the efforts to prevent discrimination and harassment based on gender and remedy its effects when it does occur.
Kim Kennedy, Title IX Coordinator & Paralegal
As the IPS Title IX Coordinator, Kim is responsible for coordinating efforts to comply with Title IX, which includes leading the efforts to prevent discrimination and harassment based on gender and remedy its effects when it does occur. She is a trained Darkness to Light Stewards of Children Facilitator and can provide D2L Stewards sessions at schools.
Rachel Stephens, Title IX Deputy Coordinator (Investigator)
Rachel is the primary investigator in Title IX matters and is the facilitator for Informal Resolutions.
Alma Figueroa, Case Manager – Stronger Tomorrows Program (Pregnant & Parenting Students)
Alma is the contact for school staff, parents, and students of pregnant and parenting students for resources, accommodations, and support
Ken Pack, General Counsel
Ken is our IPS General Counsel, providing legal guidance to the district.
Tijana Davis, Director of Equitable School Supports
Tijana serves as the Title IX Decision Maker for all Title IX related Formal Grievances.
IPS offers training for all staff on CPS and Title IX reporting, sexual harassment, healthy relationships for students, IPS Policy and more.
If you are interested in scheduling any of these trainings for your school or department, please complete this form and someone will reach out.
CPS/Title IX Yearly Training. (IPS)
Schools are required to train staff annually on CPS and Title IX mandatory reporting. This training can be modified to fit your needs and can be done at your school.
Healthy Relationship Program (DVN)
One highly recommended workshop for middle (6-8) and high school students available through the Domestic Violence Network (DVN) is The Change Project. This 4-6 session program teaches middle and high school students about healthy relationships, and is focused on changing the culture. This free program focuses on kindness, shared values, the protective factors of healthy relationships, warning signs of unhealthy and abusive relationships, emotional intelligence, empathy, consent, inclusivity, identity, intersectionality, advocacy, allyship and empowerment.
Darkness to Light Stewards of Children (D2L National)
This training is intended for your school based safety teams, not all staff, to identify sexual abuse in schools and help in prevention efforts. IPS staff are trained facilitators of this program. The program and all materials will be provided and free for this 2 hour course. Participants receive certifications from the national D2L organization.
Child Abuse 101: Indicators of Abuse & Neglect (PCA IN)
A facilitator from Prevent Child Abuse IN will present a one and half hour program to staff to understand the indicators of child maltreatment, the risk factors, and reporting laws and responsibilities.
Report an Incident
If you are an IPS employee and need to make a report, follow the links below:
- BP 3122: Non-Discrimination, Anti-Harassment, and Equal Employment Opportunity
- AG 3122: Non-Discrimination, Anti-Harassment, and Equal Employment Opportunity
- BP 4122: Non-Discrimination, Anti-Harassment, and Equal Employment Opportunity
- AG 4122: Non-Discrimination, Anti-Harassment, and Equal Employment Opportunity