Title IX Information

Notice of Non-Discrimination

The Cattaraugus-Allegany-Erie-Wyoming Board of Cooperative Educational Services does not discriminate on the basis of an individual’s actual or perceived race, color, religion, creed, ethnicity, national origin, citizenship status, age, marital status, partnership status, disability, predisposing genetic characteristics, sexual orientation, gender (sex), military status, veteran status, domestic violence victim status or political identity, gender expression, and religious practices or any other basis prohibited by New York State and/or federal non-discrimination laws in employment or its programs and activities. The District provides equal access to community and youth organizations.

Inquiries regarding the District’s non-discrimination policies should be directed to:


Civil Rights Compliance Officers

Pamela Kirkwood, Esq. – General Counsel / Director of Labor Relations

James Schifley – Assistant Superintendent for CTE Programs


1825 Windfall Road

Olean, NY 14760

Email: CivilRightsCompliance@caboces.orgcreate new email

Telephone: 716.376.8237opens phone dialer


Title IX Coordinators 

Pamela Kirkwood, Esq. – General Counsel / Director of Labor Relations

Lonnie Farrington, Esq. – Attorney / Senior Labor Relations Specialist


1825 Windfall Road

Olean, NY 14760
Email: TitleIXCoordinator@caboces.orgcreate new email

Telephone: 716.376.8237opens phone dialer


NYS Division of Human Rights Hotline

Effective 07/14/22 Hotline for NYS Division of Human Rights (DHR) available to assist individuals with complaints of workplace sexual harassment.

DHR’s toll-free sexual harassment hotline is available Monday through Friday, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm



Information related to CA BOCES Non-Discrimination policies, training materials, procedures, and forms are available below:

Board Policies

Title IX Trainingopens PDF file

Discrimination & Harassment Training – Online Training [all staff]opens PDF file

NYS MASLA – Title IX Training – Discrimination & Investigations [for Coordinators]opens PDF file

OCR Training – Title IX Introduction to the New Regulations
OCR Training – Due Process Protections under New Title IX Regulations
OCR Training – Conducting and Adjudicating Title IX Hearings
OCR Training – Title IX Protections against Sexual Assault
OCR Training – The First Amendment & Title IX
OCR Training – How to file an OCR Complaint

Discrimination / Harassment Complaint Proceduresopens PDF file
Discrimination / Harassment Complaint Formopens PDF file