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Title IX - Pregnant and Parenting Students

Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (“Title IX”), 20 U.S.C. §1681 et seq., is a Federal civil rights law that prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex—including pregnancy and parental status—in educational programs and activities.


Learn more about the support provided our pregnant and parenting students here:

Pregnant or Parenting? Title IX Protects You from Discrimination at School

Supporting the Academic Success of Pregnant and Parenting Students


Faculty can learn best practices for supporting pregnant and parenting students here:

Best Practice Guide: Supporting Students in Your Courses


Lactation Spaces

OCTC supports breastfeeding women who wish to pump breast milk for their children while attending school.  If you are in need of a lactation space, contact Barb Tipmore, Title IX Coordinator, at barb.tipmore@kctcs.edu or 270-686-4530.