Title IX States:

No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving federal financial assistance.

Policy Statement

CCSNH and its colleges are committed to creating and maintaining a positive and productive learning environment. In furtherance of this objective, CCSNH prohibits discrimination in the administration of its education programs and activities based on sex including conduct that constitutes sexual harassment or other forms of sexual misconduct, as described below. CCSNH also prohibits retaliation against anyone who is involved in making or reporting of a complaint, or in the investigation or hearing of a formal complaint of sexual misconduct/sexual harassment.

Scope of Policy and Jurisdiction

CCSNH and its colleges prohibit sexual misconduct/sexual harassment against any person participating in or attempting to participate in education programs and activities of CCSNH/colleges. The scope and definitions of sexual misconduct and sexual harassment under federal and state laws differ, as described below. Sexual misconduct by employees is addressed under CCS Policies 323.01 and 323.02.

Inquiries regarding Title IX may be directed to:

Ann Marie Hartshorn
Title IX Coordinator
CCSNH System Office
26 College Drive
Concord, NH 03301
[email protected]

Inquiries may also be directed to:

Office for Civil Rights, Boston Office
U.S. Department of Education
5 Post Office Square, 8th Floor
Boston, MA 02109
[email protected]
TTY: 1-800-877-8339
Fax: 617-289-0150

To file a report of sexual misconduct/sexual harassment, please click the button below.

Training for Title IX Coordinators, Investigators, and Decision-Makers Involved in the Grievance Process

The CCSNH System Office is committed to providing current and up to date training for all members of its community that are involved in the implementation of our reporting and grievance process.

Title IX Coordinator Training

CCSNH System Office’s Title IX Coordinator participated in training on CCSNH’S policy and Title IX process in February 2023. The training was conducted by Grand River Solutions.

Title IX Coordinator Training (PDF)

Investigator Training

Key members of CCSNH System Office participated in extensive training through Grand River Solutions on Title IX Regulations and the investigation process pursuant to Title IX in February 2023.  These members include the Director of Human Resources, Director of Internal Audit & Title IX Coordinator, Risk Management Department and other key members of CCSNH leadership. These members undergo recertification training yearly in compliance with legal requirements.

Due to proprietary ownership of the training by Grand River Solutions, a copy of the training is currently not available. Questions regarding the training may be directed to the Title IX Coordinator.