K-12 Events & Webinars

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Title IX Coordinator Training | Title IX Investigator Training | Title IX Athletics Training

Title IX Informal Resolution Facilitator Training | Title IX Decision Maker Training

ICS will allow attendees to post its training materials as required by OCR in §106.45(b)(10)(i)(D) of the new Title IX Regulations. Once registered for a virtual event, ICS will send additional instructions regarding this process.


ICS Year-End Review – Complimentary Webinar

Date: January 28th 2021 1:00PM EST
Courtney’s year end review is a complimentary webinar covering all of the changes and developments in the Title IX landscape from the year prior – and this review is absolutely packed given all of the changes in 2020! Courtney will discuss current Title IX litigation informing best practices going forward, the new Title IX regulations and lessons learned to date, the impact of the election and the change in administration, and other sub-regulatory guidance changes such as the rescission of the Clery handbook. Be sure to register and tune in! Attendees will receive accompanying materials to the presentation and it will be recorded. Recordings only available to those registered.


Putting Policy Into Practice Webinar Series

Date: February 4, 11, 18 and 25, 10 AM – 11:30 AM EST
Cost: All 4 dates – $699 | $599 for ICS Community Partners, Or
Individual dates – $199 | $149 for ICS Community Partners

In response to the challenges presented under the new Title IX regulations, we have developed a four-part webinar series called Putting Policy into Practice. After a semester of working under these regulations, the ICS team is experiencing the challenges of these complicated processes alongside you. We are learning where the roadblocks are occurring from our clients and trainees as well as firsthand through our service as external investigators, advisors, and decision-makers. This series will walk you through some of the most complicated expectations under the new regs. It will also provide practical implementation guidance and suggestions for Title IX team development. The series will wrap up with an entire session devoted to hypothetical situations, scenarios, and case studies. This will be a hands-on cohort style experience for all participants. This series is appropriate for Title IX Coordinators, Deputy Title IX Coordinators, and other Title IX key officials. Course Level: Mid to advanced. Course Prerequisite: Level 1 ICS training and/or 2+ years of Title IX experience. Each session is one hour of content and a half hour of Q&A.

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February 4: Implementation of the New Regulations and Smooth Transitions
This webinar will cover ways to facilitate smooth transitions in your Title IX process under the new regulations, starting with the report of Sexual Harassment, through Formal Complaint and grievance process. You will be provided with unique considerations related to working with Complainants and Respondents through this process. It will also discuss lessons learned, on the ground, “living the regs” in this process. The webinar is one hour with a 30 minute Q&A. The first portion is recorded.
February 11: Emergency Removals
The new Title IX regulations provide for emergency removals of a Respondent if an individualized safety and risk analysis determines that an immediate threat to the physical health or safety of any student or other individual arising from the allegations of Sexual Harassment justifies removal. This webinar will explore when emergency removals are appropriate, the intersection of your Title IX office and Behavior Intervention/Threat Assessment Team, and unique considerations when contemplating removal of student respondents vs. employee respondents. The webinar is one hour with a 30 minute Q&A. The first portion is recorded.
February 18: Resolution Process
The new regulations require districts to have a Q & A phase and allow for the option of a live hearing for determination of responsibility and sanction or a paper review. This webinar will discuss the Q&A process in detail with suggestions for facilitating the process, making relevancy determinations, and transitions between the formal grievance process and the Informal Resolution process. The webinar is one hour with a 30 minute Q&A. The first portion is recorded.
February 25: Hypos!
Hypos! This webinar will be entirely focused on putting concepts into practice through numerous hypotheticals exploring the various challenges under the new regulations and lessons learned “living the regs.”


K-12 Virtual Certified Title IX Coordinator Training

Date: January 14, 12 PM – 4 PM EST Or March 3, 12 PM – 4 PM EST
Cost: $499 | $399 for ICS Community Partners
**Group discounts available for 3 or more registrants from the same school district**
This training is not a webinar but an interactive live training to ensure K-12 Title IX Coordinators understand their role in compliance. Training will include the school district’s obligations under the new Title IX regulations, expectations of Title IX Coordinators, serving impartially, a deep dive into implementation and tracking of supportive measures, best practices for structuring your Title IX team, tracking patterns and trends to prevent sexual harassment and more. Attendees will receive compliance aids, the ability to collaborate with other K-12 Title IX Coordinators, and personalized, interactive instruction. Attendees will receive training that complies with the new Title IX regulations, addresses best practices based on current litigation trends and court decisions, and covers any other necessary material based on any new OCR guidance or actions under the Biden administration.


K-12 Virtual Certified Title IX Investigator Training, Level 1

Date: January 20, 10 AM – 2 PM EST
Cost: $499 | $399 for ICS Community Partners
**Group discounts available for 3 or more registrants from the same school district**
ICS is thrilled to offer a K-12 Virtual Certified Title IX Investigator Training. This training will NOT be a webinar, but instead a “live” and interactive experience. This intensive training is appropriate for K-12 Title IX Coordinators, School Administrators, and others responsible for conducting investigations into student and/or employee misconduct. The instructive sessions will include detailed information regarding the evolution of Title IX, investigative best practices, challenges faced by investigators, report writing, and litigation trends resulting from investigations. Attendees will receive compliance aids and resources to assist in their role. Participants will also work through hypothetical situations with their peers to put the education into practice. Attendees will receive training that complies with the new Title IX regulations, addresses best practices based on current litigation trends and court decisions, and covers any other necessary material based on any new OCR guidance or actions under the Biden administration.


K12 Virtual Certified Investigator Training on Report Writing and Maintaining the Investigatory File, Level 2

Date: January 27, 10 AM – 1 PM EST
Cost: $499 | $399 for ICS Community Partners
**Group discounts available for 3 or more registrants from the same school district**
Prerequisite: ICS Level 1 Investigator Training and/or more than one year’s experience as a Title IX Investigator
The nature and scope of the Title IX investigative report has intensified dramatically for K-12 investigators with the implementation of the new Title IX regulations. The task of writing these reports is challenging for even the most experienced investigators. Join Courtney and Betsy for this interactive virtual training focused on the process for allowing the review of evidence, the drafting of reports, and the presentation of the reports to the parties for review and response. Attendees will participate in a 3 hour live intensive session where they will be introduced to new styles for organizing evidence for reports, fairly summarizing relevant evidence, and completing the investigative reports in a timely and equitable manner. Attendees will receive compliance aids, resources, and templates to assist in their critical role. Attendees will receive training that complies with the new Title IX regulations, addresses best practices based on current litigation trends and court decisions, and covers any other necessary material based on any new OCR guidance or actions under the Biden administration.


Virtual Certified Informal Resolution Facilitator Training for K12

Date: December 2, 10 AM – 12 PM EST Or February 24, 10 AM – 12 PM EST
Cost: $350 | $250 for ICS Community Partners
**Group discounts available for 3 or more registrants from the same school district**
The new Title IX regulations allow for informal resolution in sexual misconduct matters and also require training for Informal Resolution Facilitators. This virtual training is not a webinar, but instead a “live” and interactive experience. It will include the required training on the definition of sexual harassment, the scope of a school district’s education program or activity, how to conduct an informal resolution process and the different types of informal resolutions that may be considered, and how to fulfill the role and serve impartially, including avoiding prejudgment to the facts at issue, conflicts of interest, or bias. The training will also discuss the Title IX process under the new regulations and the facilitator’s role in that process. Participants will work through case studies to put the concepts learned into practice and also receive compliance aids. Space is limited to foster an interactive learning environment. Attendees will receive training that complies with the new Title IX regulations, addresses best practices based on current litigation trends and court decisions, and covers any other necessary material based on any new OCR guidance or actions under the Biden administration.


Virtual Certified Decision Maker Training for K12

Date: December 10, 10 AM – 1 PM EST Or January 21, 10 AM – 1 PM EST
Cost: $499 | $399 for ICS Community Partners
**Group discounts available for 3 or more registrants from the same school district**
Training for Title IX decision makers is critical and now mandatory under the new Title IX regulations issued on May 6th. This virtual training is not a webinar, but instead a “live” and interactive experience. The sessions will include an overview of the Title IX and the new regulations, the definition of sexual harassment and the scope of program/activity, how to serve impartially in the role, the role of advisors and parents in the process, how to conduct relevancy assessments, burdens of proof and more. This training will incorporate hypotheticals to put the training information into practice and compliance aids. Attendees will receive compliance aids and resources to assist in their role. Appropriate for hearing panels, chairs, single decision makers and external decision makers. Attendees will receive training that complies with the new Title IX regulations, addresses best practices based on current litigation trends and court decisions, and covers any other necessary material based on any new OCR guidance or actions under the Biden administration.


Virtual Certified Decision Maker Appeals Training for K12

Date: February 2, 10 AM – 12 PM EST
Cost: $350 | $250 for ICS Community Partners
**Group discounts available for 3 or more registrants from the same school district**
Appellate decision-makers in the Title IX grievance process must be trained under the new regulations, whether they are reviewing dismissals of Formal Complaints or Determinations. This virtual training is not a webinar, but instead a “live” and interactive experience. The sessions will include the definitions of sexual harassment and program/activity, how to serve impartially in the role, the general Title IX process as prescribed under the new regulations, grounds for appeal under the new regulations, what constitutes the “record” and a review of an appeal, and more. Training will include all required matters under the Title IX regulations. The training will incorporate compliance aids and resources to assist with learning and tabletop exercises to put training into practice. Attendees will receive training that complies with the new Title IX regulations, addresses best practices based on current litigation trends and court decisions, and covers any other necessary material based on any new OCR guidance or actions under the Biden administration.


Virtual Certified Athletics Training for K12

Date: February 24, 1 PM – 3 PM EST
Cost: $350 | $250 for ICS Community Partners
**Group discounts available for 3 or more registrants from the same school district**
Title IX compliance is multi-faceted and includes a school district’s response to reports of sexual harassment and gender-equity in athletics. Title IX for athletics addresses the important role athletics plays in both of these areas. With respect to sexual harassment, the interactive virtual training provides an overview of the new Title IX regulations, the definition of sexual harassment and when it occurs within the school’s program or activity, and the vital role athletics plays in the prevention of sexual harassment – including the intersection of bullying, hazing and sexual harassment. The training also discusses evaluating gender-equity in athletics utilizing OCR’s three-part test. Finally, the course provides a brief discussion of litigation trends with transgender students and student-athletes in access to facilities and in competition. Title IX for athletics is appropriate for Athletic Directors, coaches, athletics staff, school leadership, Title IX Coordinators and any other personnel that interface with athletics and Title IX compliance. Attendees will receive compliance aids and resources to assist in their role. Attendees will receive training that complies with the new Title IX regulations, addresses best practices based on current litigation trends and court decisions, and covers any other necessary material based on any new OCR guidance or actions under the Biden administration.