ATIXA Newsletter
April 18, 2019
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In ATIXA's quarterly newsletter, we include ATIXA-developed content, share  res ources, spotlight association news, and share our upcoming events. In addition, ATIXA brings you information  relevant to the field of education and Title IX, with article updates and announcements directing you to relevant content. 
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Now Open: The 2019 ATIXA West Coast Annual Conference

The ATIXA Leadership Team and Conference Committee are pleased to announce  the  Inaugural  2019 ATIXA West Coast Annual Conference scheduled for October 28-30, 2019 at the   Silverado Resort & Spa  in  Napa Valley, California. We look forward to bringing an abbreviated version of our Conference to California for the first time this year. We will separately hold our ATIXA East Coast Annual Conference in Philadelphia, PA, September 30-October 3, 2019 at the Philadelphia 201 Hotel. We have put together a fantastic speaker and presentation list for all members and conference participants. 
ATIXA welcomes William Kidder, Esq., Special Assistant to the Associate Chancellor - ADA & Whistleblower Compliance   at the University of California, Santa Cruz as our  Opening Keynote Address Bill will discuss the Preponderance of Evidence Standard. ATIXA also announces that ATIXA President Brett Sokolow, J.D., Vice President Daniel Swinton, J.D., Ed.D., Co-founder Saundra Schuster, J.D., and Co-founder W. Scott Lewis, J.D., will lead a  Closing Keynote Address  on the Title IX Landscape . It is a rare occurrence and generally once a year treat to hear Brett, Daniel, Saunie, and Scott all present together, another great reason to join us in California!


Please  click here   to register online.

Early Bird Rates  (Register by Friday, August 16th, 2019)
  • ATIXA Member: $519
  • Non-ATIXA Member: $609
  • Student (degree-seeking and not a full-time employee of any institution): $109
Regular Registration Rates   (Register by Wednesday, October 14th, 2019)
  • ATIXA Member: $539
  • Non-ATIXA Member: $649
  • Student (degree-seeking and not a full-time employee of any institution): $109

Call for Proposals

I n addition to our keynote and featured speaker sessions, the Conference Committee  welcomes   proposals   for concurrent sessions for the 2019 ATIXA West Coast Annual Conference. The Call for Proposals closes on  Friday, July 12th, 2019 We look forward to reviewing your  submissions!

Detailed information is available 
here .  To submit your proposal directly, please click  here .


Pre-Conference Courses

Looking to complete certification training, along with a great networking opportunity? We have a stellar line-up of  Pre-Conference Opportunities  available, including a brand new  Title IX Hearing Officer and Decision-Maker Training & Certification Course . Please note that there are no Post-Conference Opportunities available at the ATIXA West Coast Annual Conference.

For more information and to register, please click here.
The 2019 ATIXA East Coast Annual Conference

The  2019 ATIXA East Coast Annual Conference  will be held September 30th-October 3rd at the Philadelphia 201 Hotel in Philadelphia, PA. Join us to underscore the essential fusion of compliance and prevention in any conversation about sexual violence in schools.

Opening Keynote Speaker

John C. Clune, Esq., Founder, Rocky Mountain Victim Law Center
"Sexual Harassment Reporting Party Perspective"
Closing Keynote Speaker

Roberta A. Kaplan, Esq., Co-Founder, Time's Up Legal Defense Fund
"The Current State of Sexual Harassment"


Please click here to register online

Early Bird Rates  (Register by Friday, July 26th, 2019)
  • ATIXA Member: $419
  • Non-ATIXA Member: $509
  • Student (degree-seeking and not a full-time employee of any institution): $109
Regular Registration Rates   (Register by Wednesday, September 18th, 2019)
  • ATIXA Member: $439
  • Non-ATIXA Member: $549
  • Student (degree-seeking and not a full-time employee of any institution): $109


Pre- and Post-Conferences

A complete curriculum of Training & Certification courses are offered during our Pre-Conference and Post-Conference sessions. These trainings range from 504 and Athletics specific trainings to multiple levels of Title IX Coordinator and Administrator courses and Civil Rights Investigator courses. Please  click here  to be directed to these training opportunities.

Special April Promotion!

During Sexual Assault Awareness Month, ATIXA is excited to announce the following   promotion for individuals that register for   Title IX Training & Certification Courses  in Minneapolis, MN, June 3rd-7th, 2019.
Register for   Title IX Training & Certification Courses  in Minneapolis, MN between April 1st  and April 30th, 2019 and receive your choice of one of the following items:
Option 1: Four 20 Minutes to...Trained Videos:
  • Stalking
  • Intimate Partner Violence
  • Understanding Sexual Violence
  • Sexual Harassment 
Option 3: A Hardcopy of   The ATIXA Playbook .
See a full list of certification courses offered in Minneapolis   here For additional questions or information, contact our team at .

Announcing  Campuses and the CourtsA Spring 2019 Webinar Series from TNG

For years, you've had the chance to attend Case Law Update sessions from TNG at conferences around the country. Now, to reach a wider audience, we're bringing the case law update to you, in the form of a  webinar series.

We kicked off the webinar series today, with a two-hour overview of the top cases from the previous 12 months. The recording will soon be available for purchase soon. Following this introductory webinar,  TNG will host a series of four, hour-long webinars approximately every two weeks that take a deeper dive into the cases we covered in the initial two-hour webinar. These webinars will be topical. Times, dates, topics, and presenters for each of the additional four are listed below:
Recordings will be made available for purchase following each date for those unable to join the live events. Click  here to register.
Litigation Update

Cross-Examination and Advisors in the 6 th Circuit and Beyond
By Tanyka M. Barber, J.D., Associate, TNG and Anna Oppenheim, J.D., Supervising Lead  Consultant, TNG

Cross-examination during a sexual misconduct disciplinary hearing is now a required component of due process when the credibility of the parties is in dispute. Learn more about the 6th Circuit Court's decision and how it affects your policies and procedures.

Click here to read more.
Resource Spotlight

We are pleased to provide Sexual Assault Awareness Month 2019 resources from the Center for Disease Control's (CDC) Veto Violence website. This site is committed to stopping violence before it happens by offering training, tips, and tools designed specifically for prevention practitioners. Learn more  here .
Member Library New Resources

Sign in to view  the list  of new resources available in the ATIXA Member Resource Library this week. 
Training Opportunities Near You

ATIXA Civil Rights Investigator Training & Certification Course Level One 
ATIXA Civil Rights Investigator Training & Certification Course Level Two 
ATIXA Sexual Harassment Case Processing & Resolution: Civil Rights Investigator Training & Certification Course Level Three
ATIXA Title IX Due Process: Civil Rights Investigator Training & Certification Course Level Four
ATIXA One-Day Title IX Due Process: Civil Rights Investigator Training Course Level Four
PreK-12 Title IX Administrator Training & Certification Course
Title IX Compliance & Athletics Training & Certification Course
Title IX Hearing Officer Training & Certification Course
Should your campus/school/organization look to host an on-campus Training Event, ATIXA is currently collecting  Requests for Proposals  for campus host sites for the 2019 calendar year. 

For more information on our CCC Program , see our FAQs  or consult with our CCC Team .

Visit the ATIXA Job Board for a complete list of current employment opportunities. 

New this Week

Title IX Investigator - George Mason University
Investigator - University of Denver
Office of Diversity and Equity: Diversity Associate - Central Connecticut State University

Submit your open position to ATIXA, free of charge. Please send all relevant information, including a link to the job post, to
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