Title IX Discrimination & Harassment Prohibited by Federal Law

Title IX Coordinator Contact Information

Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its implementing federal regulations may be referred to the Title IX coordinator and/or the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights in the Office for Civil Rights at the U.S. Department of Education.


Title IX Coordinator for Cherokee County Schools

Ms. Kim Gibson

911 Andrews Road

Murphy, NC 28906



Office for Civil Rights, Department of

4000 Maryland Ave, SW

Washington, DC 20202




Cherokee County Schools Non-Discrimination Policy

The school system does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its education programs or activities and is required by Title IX of the Education Amendments Act of 1972 and federal regulations to not discriminate in such a manner. This requirement extends to admission and employment.  The board will not tolerate discrimination on the basis of sex, including any form of sexual harassment as that term is defined under Title IX, in any program or activity of the school system.


Every employee of Cherokee County Schools has a duty, by law, to report allegations of sexual harassment & misconduct.


To make a report of sexual harassment & misconduct contact Ms. Kim Gibson at Central Office at 828-837-2722.    If you wish to make a formal complaint download the Title IX Formal Complaint form from this page.