Bullying/Harassment/Dating Violence Reporting Forms and Title IX Information

  • Reporting Forms

    Please submit the bullying/harassment/dating violence Reporting Form if you have real information about a bullying/harassment/dating violence situation and want to report it without giving your name. Once the form is completed, a copy will automatically be sent to the principal. 

    STOPit - Anonymous Reporting Link

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  • Counselors focus on promoting kindness and compassion as a method to prevent bullying, harassment, dating violence

    • Campuses follow the district BE KIND monthly themes to be promoted through campus activities. Campuses have a school-wide theme which drives campus bullying/dating violence prevention and Kindness Crew activities for the year.
    • Each campus plans bullying/dating violence prevention activities to enhance bullying/dating violence awareness and prevention for the year. 

    Highlights Include

    • Secondary Guidance Lessons
      • Teen Dating Violence/Harassment/Bullying Awareness and Prevention
      • Suicide Prevention and Intervention
      • Character education
    • Elementary guidance lessons
      • Bullying Awareness and Prevention
      • Character education
    • Positive character trait celebrations/awards for students
    • Second Step groups for anger management and self-control
    • October Bullying Prevention Month Activities
    • Parent Newsletters/Workshops
    • Elementary parent workshops
    • Access to StopIt Reporting for Students/Parents
    • Stand4Kind Kindness Crew Clubs at all campuses
    • Handprints on Hearts Mentoring available at all campuses
    • Kindness Challenges for elementary campuses
    • Stand4Kind assemblies at select secondary campuses

    Counseling support is provided to students

    Students who have been the victim of bullying/harassment/dating violence

    • strategies for minimizing exposure to further incidents/coping skills
    • check-in/check-out
    • social/emotional support

    Students who have bullied other students

    • student should complete the Student Reflection Form
    • social/emotional support

    Additional counseling supports:

    • Peer mediation
    • Social skills groups
    • Behavior RTI

    Counseling Services also provides the following online resources

    • Senate Bill 179: David's Law
    • StopIt Anonymous Reporting by Campus
    • AP Quick Guide - Bullying / Harassment Protocol
    • Bullying Prevention/Dating Violence Information and Parent Resources

    Bullying, Harassment & Dating Violence Report Flowchart

    Bullying/Harassment/Dating Violence Report Flowchart (Print Version - PDF)

    Step 1) Report of Bullying/Harassment/Dating Violence Incident (In-Person Written Report, Written Anonymous Report or Online Anonymous Report - StopIt)

    Step 2) Designated Campus Administrator (complete steps 3 and 4 )

    Step 3) Notification of incident must be made

    • To the parent/ guardian of alleged victim on or before the third business day after the date the incident is reported
    • To the parent or guardian of the alleged perpetrator within a reasonable amount of time

    Step 4) Investigation must be initiated and completed within 5 school days (complete steps 5 and 6)

    Step 5) Results of Investigation

    • Determination if disciplinary action is warranted
    • Notification to parents of alleged victim
    • Notification to parents of alleged perpetrator
    • Notification to appropriate GPISD personnel
    • Notification to GP Police Department if required

    Step 6) Refer Alleged Victim AND Alleged Perpetrator to Counselor for Counseling Support including

    • Individual Counseling
    • Small Group Counseling
    • Crisis Counseling
    • Peer Mediation (if appropriate)
    • Family Resources
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  • Title IX Information

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    Title IX is a federal law that prohibits discrimination in the educational setting on the basis of sex. It prohibits discrimination between male and female students in the context of educational programs and activities, including athletics. Stated another way, no student should be excluded from participation in, denied the benefits of or discriminated against in any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance.

    Title IX protects students from discrimination and harassment connected to any of the academic, educational, extracurricular, athletic, and other programs or activities of schools, regardless of the location. Title IX protects both male and female students from discrimination and/or sexual or gender-based harassment. NOTE also that bullying may also involve harassment.

    -Source: Walsh Anderson 2013


    The Grand Prairie Independent School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups.1 The following person(s) has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

    Title IX (students):
    Rich Laffey
    GPISD District Title lX Coordinator
    2602 S. Belt Line Road
    Grand Prairie, Texas 75052
    972.237.5468
    Rich.Laffey@gpisd.org

    Title IX (adults):
    Karry Chapman
    Chief of Human Capital
    2602 S. Belt Line Road
    Grand Prairie, TX 75052-5344
    972-237-5379
    karry.chapman@gpisd.org

    Section 504/ADA:
    Michelle Brinkman
    Director of Special Services
    2602 S. Belt Line Road
    Grand Prairie, TX 75052-5344
    972-264-6141
    Michelle.Brinkman@gpisd.org

    All other nondiscrimination laws:
    Superintendent of Schools
    2602 S. Belt Line Road
    Grand Prairie, TX 75052-5344
    972-264-6141
    Linda.Ellis@gpisd.org

    Title IX Grievance Policy - English | Title IX Grievance Policy  - Spanish

    Bullying Prevention Webpage

    Senate Bill 179: David's Law 

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