Title IX Investigator Certification (K-12): Advanced Training

  • On-Demand
  • Certification
From $569.00
Training Includes:
  • Title IX Investigator Certification
  • All resources and training materials
  • An on-demand recording will be available after each live presentation.

Education law expert Rick Verstegen will explain how to conduct Title IX investigations for your school. You will learn how to follow the latest regulations and incorporate effective investigation techniques.

Sessions Include:

  • Title IX Investigations In General
  • Title IX Investigations Related To Sexual Discrimination
  • Title IX Investigations Involving Sexual Harassment
  • Case Studies And Compliance Audits

Training Overview

Earn an advanced certification in Title IX investigations. Learn the latest regulations and how to adapt your practices.

The new Title IX regulations related to sexual harassment became effective on August 14, 2020. When conducting investigations, you must follow prescribed steps and prepare an investigation report that meets legal requirements.

Investigations under Title IX are not limited to claims of sexual harassment. They may also include claims of discrimination based on sex, including within athletics or during pregnancy. You need to adapt the process to address all issues before you as a Title IX investigator.

The Title IX Investigator Certification program will enable you to:

  • Conduct all types of Title IX investigations
  • Prepare necessary investigation reports
  • Protect your school district from potential legal liability
  • Prove your expertise to colleagues, students, parents, and regulators with your Title IX Investigator Certification

Four engaging webinars will provide detailed insights that you can apply immediately to fulfill your investigation obligations.

Webinar 1: Title IX Investigations In General

  • History, purpose, and scope of Title IX
  • Procedural requirements, including designating a Title IX Coordinator, adopting grievance procedures, and disseminating a notice of non-discrimination
  • Role of the Title IX investigator
  • Who can serve as a Title IX investigator and potential conflicts of interest
  • Initial steps and investigation techniques
  • Restrictions on retaliation and confidentiality

Webinar 2: Title IX Investigations Related To Sexual Discrimination

  • Policies related to discrimination
  • Grievance procedures for sexual discrimination
  • Athletics, pregnancy, employment, and LGBTQ students
  • Complaints and investigations related to sexual discrimination
  • Role of the Title IX Investigator in gathering information, conducting interviews, and remaining impartial
  • Examples of outcomes of investigations, including investigation reports and written determination of sexual discrimination

Webinar 3: Title IX Investigations Involving Sexual Harassment.

  • Policies related to sexual harassment
  • Grievance process for a formal complaint of sexual harassment
  • Requirements related to addressing sexual harassment before any formal complaint, including providing supportive measures
  • Role of the Title IX Investigator once a formal complaint is filed, including issuing notices to a complainant and respondent
  • Requirements for Title IX investigations, including remaining impartial, interviewing witnesses, and gathering evidence
  • Assessing credibility and considering issues of relevance to create an investigation report
  • Examples of outcomes of investigations, including investigation reports and written determination of sexual harassment

Webinar 4: Case Studies And Compliance Audits

  • Cases studies involving different common issues presented for Title IX Investigators, including on-campus sexual discrimination, off-campus social media sexual harassment, and sexual assault involving minor students
  • Working with law enforcement and school resource officers
  • Recordkeeping requirements
  • Compliance review, including a records audit and knowledge of investigators
  • Other legal issues, including First Amendment and student records concerns

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Who Should Attend?

  • School administrators
  • Human resource professionals
  • Title IX coordinators
  • Student services professionals
  • Other school officials


Expert Presenter

Richard F. Verstegen

  • Partner with Boardman & Clark, LLP of Madison, Wisconsin
  • School Law Practice Group and Labor and Employment Group
  • Represents educational institutions in a variety of education law matters
  • Published many articles regarding education and employment law
  • Former president of the Wisconsin School Attorneys Association
  • Current member of the State Bar of Wisconsin
  • JD degree from the University of Wisconsin Law School

See What Others Are Saying:

"Great explanation of the grievance process. I am currently involved in an investigation and this presentation answered SO many questions that I had!!"

-Adam B.


Employers particularly appreciate BankersWeb certifications because they represent definitive confirmation of the mastery of the subject area.

Please follow these steps to earn your certification:

  • Attend all the training sessions in their entirety.
  • Gain access to the final exam at the conclusion of the last session.
  • Take the final exam and receive a score of 80% or better.   

If you have any questions about the certification process, please get in touch with us.

We look forward to your participation!

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