Williams Uniform Complaint Procedure
Filing a Complaint
When: A complaint alleging unlawful discrimination or retaliation must be filed no later than six months from the date the discrimination or retaliation occurred, or six months from when the complainant first learned of the unlawful discrimination. The Superintendent or designee may extend this timeline by up to ninety days for good cause, upon written request by the complainant setting forth the reasons for the extension.
How: A student, parent, guardian, employee, individual, or organization may file a written complaint alleging discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and/or bullying on the basis of a protected characteristic under the District's Uniform Complaint Procedure by sending a complaint to the District's Title IX Coordinator (contact information listed above).
The Uniform Complaint Procedure is available below in both English and Spanish.
- Williams Uniform Complaint Procedure English | Text File (download)
- Williams Uniform Complaint Procedure Spanish | Text File (download)
Accessibility: If you need assistance putting your complaint in writing, please contact Human Resources at 707-778-4608 or firstname.lastname@example.org. You may file a complaint anonymously, but the District's ability to investigate and respond may be limited by a lack of information.
Policies Related to Williams Uniform Complaint Procedure
You may also file a discrimination complaint with the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights. For more information, visit http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/complaintintro.html. The electronic complaint form for the Office for Civil Rights is available online at https://ocrcas.ed.gov.
Contact the Office for Civil Rights at:
San Francisco Office
Office for Civil Rights
U.S. Department of Education
50 United Nations Plaza
San Francisco, CA 94102
Telephone: (415) 486-5555
Fax: (415) 486-5570; TDD: (800) 877-8339
For information about how to file other types of complaints and the procedures for those complaints, please contact the appropriate District Title IX coordinator.
Title IX Coordinator for Students
Liz Chacon, Assistant Superintendent, Student Services
Title IX Coordinator for Staff and Job Applicants
Matthew Harris, Assistant Superintendent, Human Resources
For more information on Title IX, visit our Title IX page here.