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Sexual Harassment and Sexual Assault in K-12 Schools

Title IX Compliance and Response to New Regulations

September 23-24, 2020
10:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. CT

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K-12 Education

This training has been canceled and will be re-scheduled for a later date. For more information, please contact Emily Kenyon at 816.983.8776.

In May 2020, the U.S. Department of Education (ED) announced new requirements for responding to sexual harassment in the programs and activities of elementary and secondary schools, colleges and universities receiving ED funds. This followed the February 2020 announcement by the ED regarding an initiative to combat sexual assault in K-12 schools.

This six-hour virtual training is designed to equip Title IX coordinators, investigators, and other elementary and secondary school officials with information and tools to respond to reports of sexual harassment. The two-day session is formatted to satisfy the training requirements of the new Title IX regulations.


  • Reviewing Title IX scope and jurisdiction
  • Learning new regulation definitions of sexual harassment
  • Preparing case intake, including reports and formal complaints
  • Offering supportive measures
  • Navigating investigations
  • Managing hearings
  • Focusing on appeals
  • Developing informal resolution and alternative dispute processes
  • Managing conflicts of interest and bias
  • Considerations of confidentiality

Workshop Cost
$400 per person. Fee includes virtual program and materials. Payment can be made via check or credit card.

Who Should Attend
Title IX coordinators, investigators, and other elementary and secondary school officials. 

Continuing Education Credit
This program is pending approval for Colorado, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Tennessee, Texas and Wisconsin continuing legal education credit and HR Certification Institute and Society for Human Resource Management recertification credit.

To inquire about credits in other states, please contact Emily Kenyon.

Questions? Contact Emily Kenyon at 816.983.8776.


Anne D. Cartwright

Senior Counsel

Aleksandra Ostojic Rushing

Senior Associate

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