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Title IX Coordinator

College of Lake County’s Title IX Coordinator oversees compliance with all aspects of the College’s Sexual Misconduct and Title IX Policy and Procedures. Anyone (including third parties) wishing to make a report relating to sex/gender-based discrimination or harassment, including sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence and stalking, may do so by reporting the concern to the Title IX Coordinator:

Teresa Aguinaldo
Dean, Student Life

All Responsible Employees are obligated to report incidents of sex or gender-based misconduct directly to the Title IX Coordinator upon notice of the incident.

Responsibilities of the Title IX Coordinator

  • Promoting CLC’s commitment to maintaining a respectful and professional academic and work environment for students, faculty, staff and visitors. This includes an environment free from sexual misconduct and interpersonal violence.

  • Facilitating the development, implementation and evaluation of the College’s sexual misconduct and Title IX policies and procedures.

  • Monitoring and evaluating the College’s Title IX and relevant state law compliance.

  • Helping to provide campus-wide training, awareness and educational programs on sexual misconduct and related topics.

  • Overseeing Title IX complaints and identifying and addressing patterns or systematic problems that arise during the review of such complaints. A Title IX complaint includes those alleging sex or gender-based misconduct. Definitions of types of misconduct and other relevant terms can be found in CLC's Sexual Misconduct and Title IX Procedures (PDF). An individual who makes a complaint is known as the Reporting Party and the person who allegedly commits the misconduct is known as the Responding Party.

  • Overseeing a prompt, fair, equitable and independent investigation and resolution process for complaints of sexual misconduct at the College.

  • Meeting with students, employees and third parties to receive reports and provide resources and other appropriate assistance, such as protective measures, as needed.

  • Overseeing Title IX investigations and assigning trained investigators to meet with students, investigate facts relative to a complaint and review findings with the Coordinator. If there is a finding of responsibility, based on the investigation, the Coordinator decides appropriate sanctions as well as remedies for the complaint.

  • Partnering with the Deputy Title IX Coordinator of Students regarding reports and investigations that involve students.

  • Partnering with the Deputy Title IX Coordinator in Human Resources regarding reports and investigations that involve an employee.

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