Title IX

Discrimination based on sex is illegal in education programs. Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 solidifies protections for students and staff, spanning almost every aspect of schools, from recruiting to harassment. These sessions provide detailed guidance for interpreting and applying Title IX requirements.

Title IX

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  1. Title IX Coordinator Certification (K-12)
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    Title IX Coordinator Certification (K-12)
    4 Sessions scheduled for 90 minutes including question and answer period. Monday, December 5 - Thursday, December 8, 2022; 4:00 PM Eastern, or Monday, January 16 - Thursday, January 19, 2023; 4:30 PM Eastern

    Education law expert Rick Verstegen will help you identify the important implications of Title IX on your school. You will learn how to adopt appropriate policies, fulfill training requirements, and incorporate effective investigation techniques.

     

    Benefits of Certification

    • Address all Title IX issues that arise in your school or school district
    • Master new regulations and prepare for expected changes
    • Protect your school district from potential legal liability
    • Prove your expertise to employers, colleagues, students, parents, and regulators with your Title IX Coordinator Certification
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    Title IX Coordinator Certification (K-12)
    Monday, December 5 - Thursday, December 8, 2022; 4:00 PM Eastern, or Monday, January 16 - Thursday, January 19, 2023; 4:30 PM Eastern
    Richard F. Verstegen
    From $649.00
  2. Athletics and K-12 Schools: Employment and Legal Considerations
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    Athletics and K-12 Schools: Employment and Legal Considerations
    Scheduled for 75 minutes including question and answer period. Tuesday, January 17, 2023; 1:30 PM Eastern

    Education law expert Rick Verstegen will explain the critical employment issues for school coaches. You will learn how to avoid potential legal or political problems.

    What You'll Learn

    • What legal and employment issues involve coaches?
    • How should you set compensation and evaluate performance?
    • What elements of conduct should you define?
    • What input should you get from parents, students, and the community?
    • How do standards impact discipline or discharge?
    • How can you address outside activities and conflicts of interest?
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    Athletics and K-12 Schools: Employment and Legal Considerations
    Tuesday, January 17, 2023; 1:30 PM Eastern
    Richard F. Verstegen
    From $129.00
  3. How to Help Student-Athletes With Mental Health Challenges
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    How to Help Student-Athletes With Mental Health Challenges

    Education law expert Rick Verstegen will detail the legal aspects of addressing student-athlete mental health. You will learn practical solutions to minimize any liability related to helping these students.

    What You'll Learn

    • How do mental health issues affect athletes?
    • What duty do school officials have to protect students from self-injury?
    • Should you warn others that specific students are at risk?
    • What are the legal aspects of suicide prevention?
    • How do confidentiality laws relate to mental health concerns?
    • What obligations do you have to accommodate students with mental illnesses?
  4. Title IX Basics for All K-12 School Staff
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    Title IX Basics for All K-12 School Staff

    Leading education law expert Richard Verstegen will help teachers and other school staff understand the tremendous implications of Title IX on your school. They will learn the policies and procedures they must follow and review case studies of common issues.

    What You'll Learn

    • What are the history, purpose, and scope of Title IX?
    • What procedures should teachers follow related to Title IX concerns?
    • How does it cover athletics, pregnancy, employment, and LGBTQ students?
    • How should school staff members adapt based on the 2022 changes?
    • What specific steps must all school staff members take to avoid discriminating?
    • What other laws relate to Title IX matters?
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    Title IX Basics for All K-12 School Staff
    Richard F. Verstegen
    From $59.00
  5. New Title IX Updates for Pregnant and Parenting Students
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    New Title IX Updates for Pregnant and Parenting Students

    Title IX expert Richard Verstegen will outline the rights afforded to students from discrimination based on pregnancy, childbirth, false pregnancy, termination of pregnancy, or recovery from any of these conditions. You will learn how to adapt to the new guidance from the Department of Education.

    What You'll Learn

    • What assistance must schools provide to pregnant students?
    • When are pregnant and parenting students entitled to accommodations?
    • Which laws protect pregnant students, including from harassment?
    • How can you ensure students are able to participate in programs fully?
    • What changes should you make now to prepare for the proposed regulations?
    • How will you need to adjust notice requirements and grievance procedures?
  6. Title IX: A Line-By-Line Writing Course
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    Title IX: A Line-By-Line Writing Course

    Title IX expert Rick Verstegen will share his detailed secrets for writing fantastic reports. You will learn how to fly through your next mandatory Title IX documents with ease and accuracy.

    What You'll Do

    • Examine effective and ineffective samples
    • Concentrate on specific statements
    • Learn line-by-line how to pull a report together
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    Title IX: A Line-By-Line Writing Course
    Richard F. Verstegen
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  7. Legal Issues Around the NCAA Name, Image, and Likeness Guidelines for Your K-12 School
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    Legal Issues Around the NCAA Name, Image, and Likeness Guidelines for Your K-12 School

    Education law expert Rick Verstegen will take you step-by-step through how to appropriately respond to NIL issues in your school. You will learn the current NCAA rules, related legal issues, and how legislation could affect high school students.

    What You'll Learn

    • How do new NIL rules affect high school student-athletes?
    • What role should schools play in NIL compensation?
    • What impact could new NCAA rules have on your school?
    • Should you begin to incorporate NIL issues in your athletics policies?
    • How do the NCAA guidelines affect recruiting of K-12 students?
    • What legal pitfalls should you avoid?
  8. BREAKING Title IX Regulation Updates
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    BREAKING Title IX Regulation Updates

    Education law expert Rick Verstegen will distill the critical points from the 701-page proposal for amendments to Title IX regulations. You will learn how to update your policies and procedures before the new rules take effect.

    What You'll Learn

    • What are the most impactful changes to Title IX regulations?
    • How will they affect your school?
    • How has the definition of sex-based harassment changed?
    • What actions are schools required to take to end sex discrimination?
    • What grievance procedures will you need to follow?
    • How are pregnant students’ rights clarified?
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    BREAKING Title IX Regulation Updates
    Richard F. Verstegen
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  9. Title IX and Athletics: How to Self-Audit Your K-12 School Now
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    Title IX and Athletics: How to Self-Audit Your K-12 School Now

    Title IX expert Richard Verstegen will show you how to conduct a self-audit of your athletics program to ensure compliance. You will learn how to review participation, funding, competition, facilities, and other areas where schools often make mistakes.

    What You'll Learn

    • What is the focus of the latest Title IX guidance?
    • What is the three-prong test? How does it apply to athletics?
    • How does Title IX relate to coaches, practices, and facilities?
    • What should your policies include to ensure Title IX compliance?
    • What must you consider before adding or eliminating a sport?
    • What specific areas should you audit? How?
  10. Student Athletic Codes: Laws for K-12 in 2022–23
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    Student Athletic Codes: Laws for K-12 in 2022–23

    Education law expert Rick Verstegen will explain the essential aspects of developing an athletic code, including addressing academic standards, drug and alcohol use, and other expectations. You will learn how to avoid legal and political pitfalls surrounding the enforcement of code violations.

    What You'll Learn

    • How can you develop a broad student athletic code?
    • What current legal issues should you consider and address?
    • What expectations inside and outside the classroom should you set?
    • What elements of accountability and penalties are appropriate?
    • How should you investigate alleged violations?
    • How can you avoid favoritism and discrimination?
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    Student Athletic Codes: Laws for K-12 in 2022–23
    Richard F. Verstegen
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  11. How to Modify Your Dress Code to Meet Title IX Limits for 2022-23 School Year
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    How to Modify Your Dress Code to Meet Title IX Limits for 2022-23 School Year

    Education law expert Rick Verstegen will review the most important legal issues confronting schools and dress codes for students. You will learn how to implement best practices and address student objections.

    What You'll Learn

    • How does Title IX apply to dress codes?
    • How is the 4th Circuit ruling representative of growing case law?
    • What best practices do recent cases reveal?
    • What is the history of gender-based dress codes?
    • What key provisions govern schools’ rights to set rules for dress?
    • How can you balance First Amendment rights with disruptive clothing choices?
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