Title IX Coordinator Duties

She Was Raped by a Classmate. She Still Had to Go to School With Him.

“Bill Howe, the former state Title IX coordinator for Connecticut, said that in his 17 years visiting districts to train employees, he regularly encountered officials who had little understanding of the requirements under the law. What most likely happened in this school is typical of many schools — no training, poor training, or they might have a policy […]

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Title IX Training Available

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Is Title IX Training Mandated?

https://www.govinfo.gov/content/pkg/FR-1996-10-04/pdf/96-25283.pdf A college or school district must designate at least one employee to coordinate its efforts to comply with and carry out its Title IX responsibilities.58 The school must notify all of its students and employees of the name, office address and telephone number of the employee(s) designated.59 While a school may choose to have […]

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New Resource on How to File a Title IX Complaint

New Resource on How to File a Title IX Complaint SSAIS collaborated with Dr. Bill Howe to create the guide How to File a Title IX Complaint in K-12 Schools: A Guide for Parents and Guardians. It’s for those wanting to file a complaint regarding sexual harassment, sexual violence, sex discrimination, and other violations of state and federal civil […]

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TITLE IX V. FERPA: WHICH LAW TRUMPS FOLLOWING A SEXUAL HARASSMENT INVESTIGATION – BY: BETSEY HELFRICH

Source: http://www.mickesotoole.com/articles/title-ix-v-ferpa-which-law-trumps-following-a-sexual-harassment-investigation-by-betsey-helfrich/ Excerpt:   Sexual harassment of a student is a form of sex discrimination prohibited by Title IX.   Title IX protects students from sexual harassment at school and at school activities, including off-campus school sponsored trips.  Schools have an obligation to respond promptly and effectively to claims of sexual harassment.  Title IX regulations require schools […]

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