Title IX Overview
What is Title IX?
Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (20 U.S.C. § 1681) is a federal law that prohibits discrimination based on the sex of students in educational institutions that receive federal financial assistance.
The District prohibits discrimination, against any student on the basis of sex, including sexual harassment, sexual assault, dating violence and stalking. The Title IX Coordinator is responsible for coordinating the District’s efforts to comply with Title IX regulations involving students.
A parent or student may report alleged discrimination based on sex, including sexual harassment or gender-based harassment to their campus principal or the District’s Title IX Coordinator. The principal or the Title IX Coordinator will coordinate the procedures to address the allegations.
District Title IX Coordinator
The District designates and authorizes the following person as the Title IX coordinator to be responsible for coordinating the District’s efforts to comply with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, as amended, for students:
Name: Ricardo Villarreal
Position: Assistant Superintendent for Student Services
Address: 200 West Expressway 83, La Joya, TX 78560
Telephone: (956) 323-2609
La Joya ISD’s Title IX administrators have attended Eichelbaum Wardell Hansen Powell & Muñoz P.C.’s “New Title IX Rules and Regulations” series. Materials from this series in compliance with Section 106.45(b)(10)(i)(D) of the regulations can be found here: .
Mr. Ricardo Villarreal
Assistant Superintendent for Operations & Student Sevices
Executive Director For Student Services
200 W. Expressway 83
La Joya, TX 78560