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Non-Discrimination and Harassment Information


The Penfield Central School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or any other basis protected by federal or state law in its programs, activities, employment, and admissions; and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups.

The Board is committed to providing an environment free from discrimination and harassment and prohibits discrimination and harassment on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, military status, disability, or other legally protected category. These actions and occurrences are prohibited regardless of whether they take place on District premises or at school-sponsored events, programs, or activities held at other locations.

The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination and harassment policies: 

Stephen J. Kenny, Ed.D.
Assistant Superintendent for Human Resources

Civil Rights Compliance Officer

Complaints may be made to Stephen Kenny, Assistant Superintendent for Human Resources and Title IX Officer, or the building principal. Complaints can be made in person, by US Mail at P.O. Box 900, Penfield, NY 14526, by email at, or by telephone at (585) 249-5700.

People experiencing sexual harassment in the workplace may contact the New York State Division of Human Rights (1-800-HARASS-3) to connect with pro-bono attorneys on sexual harassment issues or submit a complaint.

Inquiries concerning the application of the Penfield Central School District’s non-discrimination policies may also be referred to the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights (OCR), 32 Old Slip, 26th Floor, New York, NY 10005, telephone (646) 428-3800 (voice) or (800) 877-8339 (TTY).