ATIXA Newsletter
February 28, 2019
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Proposed Regulations: Steps to be Taking Now Webinar on March 19th at 4:00pm EST

Complimentary for Super and Premium Level Members
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$349 for non-ATIXA Members

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Are you feeling like you're caught in Title IX limbo? If so, you're in good company. And, that feeling is not unreasonable. The courts are in an activist mode, and it seems they are changing sexual misconduct procedural protections every week now. We're working under a 2017 OCR Interim Guide that just about everyone seems to be ignoring. Venerable 2011 and 2014 OCR guidance is gone. Proposed new regulations saw 105,874 comments (mostly disapproving of the proposed changes), and their future hangs in the balance of a political process, a national election, and seemingly endless potential litigation. Against this crazy backdrop, what is a conscientious Title IX administrator to do?
In this webinar, Title IX experts  Brett A. Sokolow, J.D. and  Daniel C. Swinton, J.D., Ed.D. will offer their thoughts for current best practice, highlight the first principles that undergird Title IX no matter what political winds are blowing, and try to prepare you for where the future direction of litigation and regulation is likely to take us. Plus, we'll talk about the wave of new policies banning employee-student relationships, and what you ought to be considering as pressure mounts to revise those policies, as well.
The webinar will be approximately 90 minutes in length. All attendees will receive the recording with purchase. A recording of the webinar will be available for purchase for those unable to attend the live event.
Litigation Update

Summary of Maher v. Iowa State University
By  Anna Oppenheim, J.D. , Supervising Lead Consultant, TNG and Tammy Briant, J.D., Associate Consultant, TNG

As cases are filed, decided, or preliminary rulings of importance are reached, ATIXA summarizes them for its Members in  digest form .
ATIXA Research Grants

ATIXA offers research grants of $2500 annually, given to those creating new and innovative research in the field of Title IX Compliance and Best Practices. The ATIXA Research Award is granted based on the scope of the study, the contribution to the field, and advancement of best practices.
Those chosen for the research award will be expected to: 1) present their research during a 60 minute ATIXA online training and 2) write a 4-10 page summary of their research findings for use as an ATIXA Member Newsletter Tip of the Week series.
Payment will be made in two installments, one following the ATIXA 2019 Annual Conference in October and the second following the completion of the online training presenting their research. Those submitting for research grants should complete the research grant application by July 12, 2019 by clicking here.
Questions can be sent to .
Resource Spotlight

The State Playbook for Gender Equity, a resource from the National Women's Law Center provides five legislative agendas, fact sheets detailing the basic elements of the policies which make up these agendas, and assistance crafting legislations for state-specific policy.
Member Library New Resources

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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 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 .

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An Interdisciplinary Resource For News, Legal Developments, Commentary, and Scholarship About Title IX
By Founders & Contributors Erin Buzuvis, Professor of Law, Western New England University & ATIXA Advisory Board Member and Kristine Newhall, Ph.D., Women's Studies

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