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Reporting Discrimination, Sexual Harassment and Retaliation

Chicago Public Schools is committed to providing a safe and secure working and learning environment free from Discrimination based on Protected Categories (for example sex, race, color, religion, disability, sexual orientation, age (40+), and gender identity), Harassment, Sexual Harassment, Sexual Misconduct or Retaliation.

I am a student

Students or individuals reporting on behalf of students can submit concerns directly to CPS, or receive confidential support.

Report a complaint

I am an adult

Adult Covered Individuals can submit concerns directly to CPS, or receive confidential support.

Report a complaint

I am a student or reporting on behalf of a student

Chicago Public Schools works to ensure the school district is free from sexual discrimination, sexual harassment, and sexual violence. Students who have concerns about sexual misconduct, harassment, or abuse can report to the CPS or receive confidential support.

  • How to Report a Complaint Against a Student

    The Office of Student Protections and Title IX is responsible for coordinating the district’s response to all reports of sexual misconduct affecting students and leading investigations for the most serious or complex reports of sexual misconduct by students, and any employee misconduct related to those investigations.

    • Online: Complete and submit a complaint form.
    • Email: Send complaints to osp@cps.edu.
    • Telephone: Call 773-535-4400
    • By mail or in person: Submit complaints to 110 North Paulina Street, Chicago, Illinois 60612
  • How to Report a Complaint Against an Adult

    The Office of the Inspector General investigates sexual misconduct and harassment concerns involving staff, volunteers, and other adults you meet at school.

    • Online: Complete and submit a complaint form.
    • Email: Send complaints to inspectorgeneral@cpsoig.org.
    • Telephone: Call 833-TELL-CPS (835-5277)
    • By mail: Submit complaints to 567 North Lake Street, Suite 1120, Chicago 60661
  • Receive Confidential Support

    Chicago Rape Crisis Hotline 888-293-2080
    The Rape Crisis Hotline provides survivors of sexual violence and their caregivers immediate support, crisis intervention and referrals for the city of Chicago and surrounding suburbs.

  • Student Protection Schools Representatives

    The Office of Student Protections and Title IX has trained over 650+ Student Protection School Representatives (SPSRs) as on-the-ground school liaisons to coordinate a school’s response, along with school administrators, to complaints involving students. They can be identified using our Student Protection School Representative Directory.

  • Student Resources

    • Students and parents can review How Students Can Report Sexual Misconduct to learn more. [ English  |  SPANISH  |  POLISH  |  URDU  |  ARABIC  |  SIMPLIFIED CHINESE ]
    • All employees (part- or full-time), contractors, consultants, vendors, Members of the Board of Education, Local School Council (LSC) members, and volunteers can review Title IX and Sexual Misconduct Mandatory Reporting Procedure to learn more. [ English ]

I am an Adult Covered Individual

Chicago Public Schools is committed to providing a safe and secure working and learning environment free from discrimination, harassment, sexual harassment, sexual misconduct, and retaliation. Adult Covered Individuals can submit concerns directly to CPS, or receive confidential support.

  • How to Report a Complaint

    The Equal Opportunity Compliance Office is responsible for coordinating the district’s response to all reports of discrimination, harassment, sexual harassment, sexual misconduct and retaliation based on Protected Categories against student and adult Covered Individuals, including investigations, coordinating resources, supportive measures, and alternate remedies to full investigations.

    • Online: Complete and submit a complaint form.
    • Email: Send complaints to eoco@cps.edu.
    • Telephone: Call 773-553-1013
    • In person or by mail: Submit complaints to 110 North Paulina Street, Chicago 60612
  • Receive Confidential Support

    Chicago Rape Crisis Hotline 888-293-2080
    The Rape Crisis Hotline provides survivors of sexual violence and their caregivers immediate support, crisis intervention and referrals for the city of Chicago and surrounding suburbs.

Office of Student Protections & Title IX

Camie C. Pratt, JD
Chief Title IX Officer
CPS Title IX Coordinator

773-535-4400

osp@cps.edu

110 N. Paulina St.
Chicago, IL 60612