The New Title IX: Considerations for Education Attorneys (3/23/2021)
In this seminar, participants will learn about sexual harassment and childhood trauma in the context of Title IX and conducting Title IX investigations. Participants will also become familiar with the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR), the complaint process, and what that means for schools’ Title IX compliance efforts. During the second hour of the seminar, the following information will be discussed:
An overview of the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights
What to expect if an OCR complaint is filed
Practical tips for representing school clients when responding to complaints
Best practices for what schools can do now to be in the best position to respond to an OCR complaint, including best practices for Title IX Compliance, investigations and recordkeeping
Myka Held, Staff Attorney, Legal Aid Chicago
Nina Terebessy, Equal Justice Works Fellow
Jackie Gharapour Wernz, Partner, Franczek P.C.
William Kelly, Attorney, Children’s Law Group
Jonathan Duffie, Attorney, U.S. Department of Education
Emily Tulloch, Associate, Franczek P.C.
Chairs, YLS Education Law Committee
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