The main objective of this session is to make sure you know the broad scope of Title IX and what is required to comply with the law. By the time the session is over, you will understand why Title IX is important, what the law covers, the procedures that your institution of higher education must have in place to comply with the law, and your responsibilities under the law.
Why “Title IX for Higher Education” Matters:
- Understand the scope of the law and how it applies on campus.
- Uphold the school’s nondiscrimination policies.
- Know the proper way to handle a complaint or incident.
- Learn to use preventive measures that help all students succeed.
- Title IX covers all programs of a school or college that receive financial assistance, including academics, extracurricular, and athletics.
- Title IX applies to all activities of a university or college, even those that occur off campus.
- Title IX protects students, parents, and school employees.
- The discriminatory conduct can be carried out by school employees, other students, or third parties, such as a visiting speaker.
- Schools are responsible for understanding and enforcing the provisions of the law.