Title IX prohibits sexual discrimination in educational institutions receiving federal funds through the U.S. Department of Education. It imposes important obligations on such institutions relative to policies, procedures, and programs, because students may enforce its provisions through private causes of action, the potential for liability under Title IX is significant. Therefore, it is important for school administrators to be familiar with the statute’s provisions and the obligations they impose. This session by James P. Evans will explain the core provisions of Title IX, detail the obligations the statute imposes on educational institutions and address significant and recurrent compliance problems, providing pragmatic measures to help ensure compliance with the statute’s mandates and the minimization of liability risk in its regard.
It’s usually the institutions that think they are doing everything right that end up on the wrong end of a Title IX lawsuit. Diligence and vigilance are needed to ensure that your institution follows the rules for Title IX compliance.
This session will bring you up-to-speed on the latest applications of the law and give you foolproof Title IX risk management strategies.
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The session is appropriate for administrators of elementary, secondary, and post-secondary educational institutions, risk management officers for educational institutions, EEOC officers and compliance managers in educational institutions, state and local investigators relative to sexual harassment/discrimination issues and attorneys representing educational institutions or individuals in Title IX claims
James P. Evans
James P. Evans has significant experience advising and representing educational institutions, including public and private elementary and secondary schools and postsecondary institutions. As a Partner with Hiscock & Barclay, LLP, he provides educational institutions with advice and representation on issues inclu... More info