The College’s non-discrimination policy states that “The Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology will not
discriminate in its educational programs or employment practices based on race, color, national origin, sex,
sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, age, religion, ancestry, union membership, or any other
legally protected classification. Announcement of this policy is in accordance with state and federal laws,
including Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Sections 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of
1973, and the American Disabilities Act of 1991.”
The Pennsylvania Department of Education will not discriminate in its educational programs, activities, or employment practices, based on race, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual preference, disability, religion, ancestry, union membership, or any other legally protected classification. Announcement of this policy is in accordance with state and federal laws, including Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972 and Section 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.
For reporting discrimination:
Racial Discrimination: Chris Metzler-299-7794
Sexual/Gender Discrimination: Betty Tompos-391-6947
Disability/ Impairment Discrimination: Betty Tompos-391-6947
Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 is a Federal civil rights law that prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in education programs and activities. All public and private schools, colleges, and universities receiving Federal funds must comply with Title IX. Discrimination on the basis of sex can include sexual harassment or sexual violence, such as rape, sexual assault, sexual battery and sexual coercion.
IMPORTANT: Our Title IX Coordinator is Betty Tompos-391-6947
Our College prohibits harassment, domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking.
You have the right if you choose: to contact law enforcement, to receive help from the school to report the incident, to seek a protective order from a local court, and to change residence, class schedule and travel arrangements as needed for your safety. Our college has the obligation to assist in your safety and enforce any protective orders.
For reporting any relationship harassment, abuse or sexual assault:
First- Get to a safe place! If physically assaulted, do not bathe, shower, nor change clothes.
Second- Contact a campus resource immediately.
- Nurse’s Office 299-7769- Confidential Resource)
- School Counselor-Deb Schuch-299-7408 (Confidential Resource)
- Women’s Center-391-3599 (Confidential Resource)
- Campus Security- 286-4607, 606-1564
- Title IX Coordinator-Betty Tompos-391-6947
Third- Contact the Domestic Violence Hotline at 717-291-1249 or PCAR’s local Sexual Assault and Counseling Center’s Hotline at (800) 392-7273. (Off-campus and confidential)
*You may also contact the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights: 1-800-421-3481 firstname.lastname@example.org.