• Department Goals

    The PPS Department for Civil Rights promotes and ensures equity, social justice and academic success for all PPS students. 

    • Every student must feel like they belong. 

    • All are entitled to discrimination/harassment-free schools. 

    • We are all responsible for keeping schools safe. 

    • All who engage with our school communities are entitled to participate in school-related activities without fear for their personal safety.


    The  Department for Civil Rights provides leadership in education and compliance for all equity-related issues and in the development and enhancement of diversity and equity so that each student can achieve their maximum potential in a positive and safe learning environment.


    Department of Civil Rights facultyStudents at graduation


Contact Information

Director for Civil Rights
Dr. Liane O'Banion
Title IX Compliance Officer
Alex Kahl
Sexual Incidence Response Coordinator
Eduardo Reyes
Hate-Based Incidence Response Coordinator
Marquita Guzman
504 Coordinator
Jey Buno
Chief of Student Support Services, ADA Coordinator