The U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights (OCR) enforces, among other statutes, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972. Title IX protects people from discrimination based on sex in education programs or activities that receive Federal financial assistance. Title IX states that:
No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance.
Carmon Paige Fields, J.D.
Director of Human Resources and Compliance
1101 Washington Street, Marion, Alabama 36756
Mrs. Fields is here to support you and offer information and additional resources to support you right away. MMI is here to ensure our campus is a safer, more welcoming place to be. Please talk with any Campus Official, faculty member or staff person if you or someone you know is experiencing sexual harassment/sexual violence.
What is the Title IX Coordinator responsible for?
The Title IX Coordinator, Investigators, Decision Makers received training from the following resources:
ATIXA: Title IX Coordinator and Administrator Training and Certification Course
Paperclip Communications: Title IX Investigator and Adjudicator Training
Alabama Community College System: Title IX Sexual Harassment Procedures
LEVEL 1 TRAINING
LEVEL 2 TRAINING
NOTIFICATION OF MARION MILITARY INSTITUTE TITLE IX POLICY OF NON-DISCRIMINATION ON THE BASIS OF SEX
As required by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Marion Military Institute (MMI) does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity it operates. This requirement not to discriminate in the education program or activity extends to admission and employment. MMI’s Non-Discrimination policy, procedures for reporting sex discrimination or sexual harassment and procedures for responding to complaints of sex discrimination and sexual harassment may be found on MMI’s website @ www.marionmilitary.edu, the student/cadet handbook, and employee handbook. Any inquiries relating to MMI’s policy of non-discrimination, the reporting of complaints of sex discrimination or sexual harassment or MMI’s procedure for responding to such complaints should be directed to MMI’s Title IX Coordinator. Any inquiries about the application of Title IX and 34 CFR Part 106 to MMI may be referred to MMI’s Title IX Coordinator or the Assistant Secretary or both. Their respective contact information is:
Carmon Paige Fields, J.D., Director of Human Resources & Compliance, MMI Title IX Coordinator
Administration Building, 1101 Washington Street, Marion, Alabama 36756
Phone: 334-683-1842 / Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Assistant Secretary, U.S. Department of Education, Office of Civil Rights
Lyndon Baines Johnson Department of Education Building, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, DC 20202-1100
Telephone: 800-421-3481 / Email: OCR@ed.gov
Equal Opportunity in Education and Employment
Marion Military Institute is committed to equal opportunity in employment and education. The College does not discriminate in any program or activity on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability, marital status or any other protected class.
Marion Military Institute has filed with the Federal Government an Assurance of Compliance with all requirements imposed by or pursuant to Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the regulations issued thereunder, to the end that no person in the United States shall, on the basis of race, color or national origin, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits thereof, or be otherwise subjected to discrimination under any program or activity sponsored by this institution.
The College is committed to providing a workplace and campus community free of sexual harassment and does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its education programs and activities, and it is required by Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972 not to discriminate in such a manner. This includes, but is not limited to admission and employment and all individuals participating in or attempting to participate in a College sponsored program or activity.
The Title IX Coordinator for administrators, faculty, staff, and students is Ms. Carmon Fields, Director of Human Resources/Title IX Coordinator, 1101 Washington Street, Marion, Alabama 36756; telephone (334) 683-2368; email email@example.com.
In addition, the College does not discriminate on the basis of disability in its educational programs and activities, pursuant to the requirements of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Public Law 93-112, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), ADAA 2008, Public Law 101-336. This policy extends to application for or employment by and application for or admission to the college. The Section 504 and ADA Coordinator for administrators, faculty, staff, and students is Ms. Carmon Fields, Director of Human Resources, 1101 Washington Street, Marion, Alabama 36756; telephone (334) 683-2368. Moreover, the College does not discriminate on the basis of age in its educational programs and activities pursuant to the Age Discrimination Act of 1975.
The College encourages any individual who believes that he or she has been subjected to discrimination or harassment based on their race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex or other protected classification to report the discrimination or harassment to the appropriate College official. The College is committed to conducting a prompt investigation of all allegations of discrimination or harassment based on race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex or other protected classification. Students, administrators, staff and/or contract staff found to have engaged in acts of discrimination or harassment based on an individual’s race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex or other protected classification will be promptly disciplined, to include, if circumstances warrant, up to and including suspension or expulsion for students and suspension or termination of employment for staff, faculty and administrators. The College encourages students and College faculty, administrators and staff to work together to prevent acts of discrimination or harassment of any kind.
Persons or any specific class of individuals who believe they have been subjected to discrimination or harassment based on their race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex or other protected classification may, alone or with a representative, file a complaint with the United States of Education or with the College, or with both. The complaint process for students relating to claims or discrimination or harassment may be found beginning on page 82 of the MMI Student Handbook.