Notice of Non-discrimination and Civil Rights

  • Notice of Non-discrimination and Civil Rights

    In accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Public Schools of Brookline (PSB) does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, and national origin (Title VI), sex (Title IX), disability (Section 504/Title II), and/or age in its educational programs or activities.  The requirement not to discriminate extends to employment.


    The PSB has designated and authorized the following employees to handle inquiries or complaints regarding the non-discrimination policies:


    Maria Letasz, Ed.D., LMHC

    Director of Guidance and Clinical Services, PreK-12

    District Title IX and Title VI Coordinator (students) and Section 504/Title II Coordinator 

    Physical Address: 2 Clark Road, Brookline, MA 02445


    Telephone:  617-308-6400 (text enabled)


    Tye'sha Fluker, PHR

    Director of Human Resources

    Title IX Coordinator (Staff)

    Physical Address: 333 Washington Street, 5th Floor, Brookline, MA 02445


    Telephone: 617-730-2410


    Any individual may report discrimination or harassment at any time, including during non-business hours, by mail, phone, or email. Reports can also be made to any school building or school administrator. 


    A copy of the District’s Non-discrimination Policy, grievance process, and Title IX procedures can be found on the PSB District Website.  Please go to: 


    On the main District Website page click on Civil Rights/Nondiscrimination, this is conveniently located in the QUICK LINKS Section.


    Upon receiving notice of Civil Rights-based harassment or discrimination, the Coordinator will promptly respond in accordance with PSB policies and procedures.


    Inquiries about the compliance with Civil Rights and application of Title IX and may be referred to the District’s Title IX/Civil Rights Coordinators, to the Office for Civil Rights (OCR), or both.


    Office for Civil Rights (OCR), Boston Office

    US Department of Education

    Physical Address: 5 Post Office Square, 8th Fl, Boston, MA 02109-3921


    Telephone: 617-289-0111

    TDD: 800-877-8339

    FAX: 617-289-0150