Title IX Personnel Training Materials
In compliance with Title IX, Fayetteville State University is required to publish materials used for training Title IX coordinators, investigators, decision-makers, and other individuals who facilitate the Title IX Resolution Process.
All Title IX personnel that facilitate any portion of the Title IX process receive training that promotes fairness, impartial investigations, and adjudications of formal complaints of sexual harassment, and does not rely on stereotypes. Such training are conducted throughout the year through self-study, workshops, conferences, seminars, and certification courses.
Training topics include but are not limited to:
- Title IX's definition of "sexual harassment"
- The scope of the University's education programs or activities
- How to conduct an investigation and grievance process
- How to serve impartially, including by avoiding prejudgment of the facts at issue and resolution options
- How to avoid conflicts of interest and bias and resolution options
- Training on any technology to be used at a live hearing, and on issues of relevance of questions and evidence, including when questions and evidence about a complainant's sexual predisposition or prior sexual behavior are not relevant
- Training on issues of relevance to create an investigative report that fairly summarizes relevant evidence
U.S. Department of Education
Office of Civil Right's Center for Outreach, Prevention, Education, and Non-discrimination (OPEN Center) is pleased to release its latest webinar explaining how colleges and schools can comply with the Department's anti-discrimination laws and regulations, including OCR's new Title IX Rule, while fully safeguarding constitutionally protected speech.
Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein, LLP. Attorneys & Counselors at Law