Higher Ed Certified New Title IX Regulations Training for Community Colleges (In-Person)

Higher Ed Certified New Title IX Regulations Training
for Community Colleges

In Birmingham, Alabama

Higher Ed Certified New Title IX Regulations Training for Community Colleges

$250 / $120 (Alabama Community College System members)

June 25 – 9:30-5:00
June 26 – 8:30-5:00
June 27 – 8:00-12:00 (ACCS members only)

Location: Lawson State Community College, Birmingham, Alabama

Join us for an intensive and comprehensive training designed to equip Title IX Coordinators, administrators, Title IX team members and legal professionals with the knowledge and skills necessary to navigate the latest Title IX regulations. With recent updates to Title IX regulations, staying compliant and effectively addressing issues related to sexual harassment and discrimination on your campus is paramount.

This training will provide participants with in-depth information on the nuances of the new regulations, with a specific focus on the unique issues facing Community Colleges. Through a combination of lectures, case studies, and interactive discussions, attendees will gain practical insights and strategies for implementing the regulations effectively within their educational institutions.

Key Topics Covered:

  • Overview of the New Title IX Regulations: Understand the key changes and updates in the latest regulations.
  • Structuring your Title IX Team: Gain insight and information on the best ways to modify your existing Title IX team structure, including required training. This discussion also includes new roles and responsibilities under the regulations.
  • Role of Title IX Coordinators: Explore the role and responsibilities of Title IX coordinators in implementing and overseeing Title IX compliance efforts, including triaging reports, implementing supportive measures, record-keeping, revising policies and procedures including effective dissemination, and education and prevention.
  • Formal Grievance Process: Learn key modifications to the formal grievance process and best practices for a strong Title IX process under the current changes.
  • Investigations: Explore best practices for conducting fair, thorough, and impartial investigations into allegations of sexual harassment and discrimination under the new regulations.
  • Adjudication Processes: Explore the adjudication processes outlined in the new regulations and learn how to effectively handle disciplinary proceedings.
  • Supportive Measures: Understand the importance of providing and tracking appropriate supportive measures to complainants and respondents throughout the grievance process.
  • Training: Learn about mandatory training under the new regulations, with discussions on ways to implement the mandated requirements for faculty, staff and Title IX team members.
  • Prevention: Gain insight into new requirements to evaluate and prevent barriers to reporting sex discrimination, with real-world examples.
  • Pregnancy Accommodations and Discrimination: Explore the new requirements with respect to pregnancy accommodations for students and staff.
  • Unique Issues for Community Colleges: Discuss issues such as dual enrollment, minors on campus and other matters unique to community colleges.
  • Case Studies and Practical Scenarios: Apply knowledge and skills through real-world case studies and practical scenarios relevant to Title IX compliance and implementation.

Breakfast, lunch, snacks and drinks provided.

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About the presenters:

Celeste Bradley

Director of EEO Services

Celeste Bradley

Celeste has been a labor and employment lawyer for almost two decades, serving as Associate General Counsel at BlueCross BlueShield over their labor and employment division (with over 6,000 employees in offices across Tennessee) and in-house employment counsel for a large trucking company and parking services company. Celeste adds a new dimension to our team, providing diversity training and programming, Title VI, Title VII and other Human Resource Professional training and workplace investigations for the private sector and education institutions. Serving as in-house counsel provided Celeste with valuable experience in the importance of providing efficient and thorough assistance while presenting the information with an understanding of the business needs. She is successful in partnering with companies to develop strategies for success while remaining compliant with applicable laws and regulations. Additionally, she provides union negotiation support from the election process to finalizing the collective bargaining agreement. She also has experience in drafting and implementing pandemic plans and building Crisis Response Team and plans.

Lindsay Hatzis

Title IX & Equity Specialist / Attorney

Lindsay Hatzis

Prior to finding her way into higher education, Lindsay spent nearly a decade as an assistant state’s attorney practicing both criminal and civil law at the local, state, and federal level. In addition to prosecuting criminal offenses, Lindsay also represented county officials and employees in civil rights and employment matters. Lindsay then began her career in education at a public university in Illinois where she investigated Title IX, Title VII, and Title VI allegations. Most recently, Lindsay served as the university’s Director of Investigations and Clery Compliance, and as a Deputy Title IX Coordinator. In this role, Lindsay served as chief investigator and oversaw all Title IX and civil rights investigations. She also coordinated the university’s compliance with the Clery Act.

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