Title IX Training Series

As of August 2020, new regulations and new policies regarding sexual harassment under Title IX went into effect. In particular, school districts are obligated to provide specialized training for any employee who plays a role in the grievance process, whether the individual serves as the Title IX Coordinator, Investigator, Facilitator or Decision-Maker (for the initial determination and on appeal).

As part of our Title IX Training Series, Mickes O’Toole is proud to offer different training modules for these individual roles. Explained in more detail below, our training sessions keep your district in compliance under Title IX and offer cost-effective and practical professional development opportunities for your staff.

Available Trainings

Title IX Coordinator Training

4 Hours / $250 Per Attendee

Training and guidance on how to monitor compliance, implement policies, evaluate complaints, conduct investigations, enforce disciplinary actions, and maintain proper documentation.

Title IX Coordinator Training | August 23, 2023 Webinar

Title IX Workshop

2 Hours / $200 For up to 5 participants

This two hour in-depth and detailed Title IX Workshop is for those who have already attended the standard Title IX Coordinator Training.

Title IX Workshop | August 11, 2023

Title IX Training for Investigators and Facilitators

2 Hours / $200 For up to 5 participants

The new regulations for Title IX create specific procedures for investigations and informal resolutions. If you intend to serve as an Investigator or Facilitator (or both, as the Title IX Coordinator) for your school district, this targeted training will explain your role in the formal complaint process. Through scenario-based exercises and small group discussions, we offer best practices for interactions with complainants and respondents, witness interviews, evidence gathering, investigative reports, and mediated resolutions.

Title IX Training for Investigators and Facilitators | August 16, 2023

Title IX Training for Decision-Makers

2 Hours / $200 For up to 5 participants

Whether at the initial “determination of responsibility” level or later on appeal, every decision-maker for a school district is required to have Title IX training on their role in the formal complaint process. We use scenarios and small group discussions to provide training on final reports, “gate-keeper” decisions on questions and relevancy, and appropriate remedies, corrective actions, and discipline in the context of Title IX.

Title IX Training for Decision-Makers | August 30, 2023

Question: Are Title IX Coordinators required to attend training annually?

Answer:  The Regulations require every member of the Title IX team to have specialized training.  There is no explicit requirement for annual training, but the best practice is to have training each year as the law is complex.

Question: How do you suggest District Title IX team determine what trainings to attend? Do we all need to be a part of all four sessions, or do we divide them out amongst ourselves?

Answer:  The Title IX Coordinator would benefit from the full 4-hour Coordinator Training on August 23, if they have never taken the course before.  The other members of the Title IX team should take Workshop Training or the Investigator or Decision Maker training.

Question:  Do we need Title IX training to be compliant with the new regulations?  If so, does this training cover those requirements?

Answer: Yes, specialized Title IX training is required, and these training seminars meet these requirements.

Question:  Will these trainings be recorded?

Answer:  No, we do not record the Title IX Trainings.  Each training allows group participation.  We discuss as a group questions and evaluation situations that are not conducive to recordings.

Question:  I would be involved in all components of a Title IX investigation.  Should I sign up for all of the trainings or will the information be repeated?

Answer:  If you have already attended the 4-hour training, we recommend the Title IX coordinator to take the Workshop training, the Investigator to take the Investigator Training, and the Decision Maker to take the Decision Maker training.

Question:  I am not sure which training to attend. I am the only Title IX person in my district. Which training to attend?

Answer:  If you have already attended the 4-hour training, we recommend you take the Workshop training, and we can also take the Investigator Training.

Question:  Can one person serve as the decision maker and investigator or coordinator and investigator?  Do we need to have 3 separate positions?

Answer: No.  The investigator and Title IX coordinator cannot be the decision maker.

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