Title IX Rules and Regulations Series:
These sessions address the May 2020 Title IX regulations, which require specialized training for Title IX Coordinators, Investigators, Decision-Makers, and others involved in the Title IX grievance process:
- The Title IX Coordinator becomes an overseer of the process. This session trains the Title IX coordinator in: understanding the overall process and how to coordinate the multiple new functions, determining appropriate ranges for support and remedies and disciplinary sanctions; how to provide sufficient and proper notice under the new guidelines; understanding the role of voluntary resolution; carrying out remedies pursuant to written decisions.
- Investigators must be trained in: impartial investigations; when to dismiss a complaint; the standards of evidence; how to equitably and meaningfully include the complainant and respondent in the process including inculpatory and exculpatory evidence; how to write a decision; the role of expert witnesses; legal privileges; the role of advisors; statutory timelines; handling a hearing; writing your recommendation.
- Decision-makers must be trained in: objectivity and independent analysis; impartiality and how to decide what evidence is relevant; weighing evidence based upon different standards of evidence; drafting written decisions consistent with statutory mandates; determining appropriate disciplinary standards and providing appeal rights.
- Facilitators (optional) must be trained in: Independent and unbiased facilitating the process for voluntary resolution; best practice methods for reaching compromise and voluntary resolution.
- Advisors (optional) are individuals who can assist a student in the investigation and grievance processes. This may be an adult of the student’s (parents’) choosing, including a parent or attorney. While a school district may establish restrictions regarding the extent to which an advisor may participate, a student may be accompanied by an advisor during any meeting or proceeding in the investigation or grievance process.
- Overview and Forms
- Investigators and Decision-Makers
Purchasers will be provided with Forms, Policies, and Handbook language. Each participant will also receive materials from their training to use during the year and to comply with the new federal regulations that require that schools posted on their district’s website and make them available for public inspection upon request the materials used to train their personnel in Title IX.
Select the webinar session(s) you would like to attend: