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Compliance with current federal and state reporting regulations

The Office of Institutional Equity (OIE), which includes Title IX, is committed to supporting the University’s mission to create and maintain an educational and work environment free from all forms of sexual assault, dating and/or domestic violence, stalking, and sexual harassment where our students, faculty, staff, and campus community can learn, work and thrive.

Texas State Bill 212

Under the Texas Education Code (TEC), Section 51.253(c), the institution’s Chief Executive Officer is required to submit a data report at least once during each fall or spring semester to the institution’s governing body and post on the institution’s internet website a report concerning the reports received by employees under the TEC, Section 51.252 the type of incident described in the employee’s report constitutes “sexual harassment,” “sexual assault,” “dating violence,” or “stalking” as defined in the TEC, Section 51.251, and any disciplinary actions taken under TEC, Section 51.255.

 

Training Materials for Title IX Personnel

As of August 15, 2020, the Department of Education requires that all training materials used to train TIX Coordinators, investigators, decision-makers, and any person who facilitates an informal resolution process must be made publicly available.

  • Sexual Assault Prevention to Meet the Needs of Today's College Students:  Insights from the University of Michigan. March 20, 2024. Attendee: Andrea McDew. Presented virtually  by Vector Solutions. 
  • Pregnancy Workers Fairness Act, or PWFA. March 13, 2024. Attendees: Teri Green, Angelica Ramirez, and Cheryl Taylor. Presented virtually by U. S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, or EEOC.
  • Mental Health and Sexual Respect: Addressing Common Protective and Risk Factors for Student- Athletes. March 5, 2024. Attendee: Andrea McDew. Presented Virtually by Vector Solutions.
  • Sex-Based Harassment Foundations for Higher Education Training and Certification Course. January 2024. Attendee: Teri Green. Presented in person by Association of Title IX Administrators (ATIXA) in Orlando FL. Training Materials. 
  • ASCA 2024 Annual Conference. January 31 - February 3, 2024. Attendee: Jessica Ledbetter. Sessions included: How might we be complicit? Evaluating equity in conduct processes - presented by Dr. Sonja Ardoin from Clemson University; Case Law Update - presented by Andrea M. Barton, Dr. Brian Glick, and Kristi Patrickus; Restorative Resolutions: Offering a restorative justice response in TIX/Gender-based violence cases - presented by Mandy Womack - U of San Diego;  Sometimes it's more important to look at the box than think outside it: Revamping your hearing board recruitment and training process - presented by Zachary Williams, Alex Fields, and Keri Clark of Western Carolina University; I am Kenough: Engaging men in Title IX work - presented by Dr. Seuth Chaleunphonh - Indianan University Southeast; and Legislative and Public Policy Updates - presented by Dr. John Wesley Lowery of Indianan University of Pennsylvania. 
  • A Review of the U. S. Department of Education's Guidance on Harassment and Discrimination under Title VI: 3rd Annual Mid-Year Conference. January 17-18, 2024. Attendee: Andrea McDew. Presented online by Adrienne Meador Murray - D. Stafford and Associates. Training Materials. 
  • Clery Act Compliance Training Academy. January 8 - 12, 2024. Presented in person by Lindi Swoop - D. Stafford and Associates. Phoenix, Arizona. Training Materials. 
  • Wonderful World of Reasonable Accommodations ADA/PWFA/Title VII (Religion). December 7, 2023. Attendee: Andrea McDew. Presented by Rodney Klein EEO Training. Training Materials.
  • Behavioral Intervention Team CHAIR Training. November 13 - 16, 2023. Attendees: Sharon Gooding and Andrea McDew. Presented by D. Stafford and Associates.
  • Campus Security Authority Training: The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act. October 16, 2023. Attendees: Sharon Gooding, Andrea McDew, Teri Green, and Cheryl Taylor. Presented by TCU PD Detective Greg Arrington. 
  • Title IX Coordinator Tier 3: Safety & Risk Analyses for Sex-Based Harassment Emergency Removals. November 9, 2023. Attendee: Cheryl Taylor. Presented by D. Stafford and Associates. Training Materials.
  • Positive and Affirming Strategies to Address Implicit Bias and Offensive Language. November 9, 2023. Attendees: Sharon Gooding, Andrea McDew, Teri Green, Jessica Ledbetter, and Cheryl Taylor. Presented by Branch Alliance for Education Community.
  • Somewhere under the rainbow: Helping survivors of sexual assault and intimate partner violence from the LGBTQIA+ community. November 3, 2023. Attendees: Sharon Gooding, Teri Green, Jessica Ledbetter, and Cheryl Taylor. Presented by the Women's Center, Fort Worth. 
  • National Discussion on Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment at America's Colleges, Universities and Service Academies. October 24, 2023. Attendee: Andrea McDew. Training Materials. 
  • Changing Cultures and Climates: Adopting Strategies to Proactively Prevent Sexual Harassment in Higher Education - October 23, 2023. Attendees: Sharon Gooding, Andrea McDew, Teri Green, and Cheryl Taylor. Presented by Texas A&M University and Law School. 
  • Action Collaborative on Preventing Sexual Harassment in Higher Education 2023 Public Summit. October 17, 2023. Attendee: Andrea McDew. Presented by National Academies. Training Materials Armstrong Documents. Eggleston Documents. Hutchison Documents. Sanchez Documents. EMA_NAS Documents
  • D. Stafford & Associates Online Dating Violence, Domestic Violence, and Stalking (DVDVS) Recertification Training Program.  Fall 2023 (virtual). Attendee: Teri Green. SA -1 Optimizing Investigations; SA -2 Persons who Identify as Transgender: Best Practices in Sexual Assault Investigations; DV -2 2023 Interviewing the Stalking Victim; DV -1 2023: Understanding Strangulation in Domestic Violence. 
  • Considerations for Preparing Your Campus Leaders Now - September 7, 2023. Attendee: Andrea McDew. Virtual. Presented by Academic Impressions. Training Materials. 
  • Selection Committee Training: August 10, 2023. Attendees: Andrea McDew, Teri Green, and Cheryl Taylor. Virtual. Presenters: Pam Hartwell and Aisha Torrey-Sawyer - TCU. Virtual. 
  • EEO New Investigator Training - July 24-28, 2023. Attendee: Andrea McDew. Virtual. Training Materials. 
  • Independent Colleges and Universities of Texas (ICUT) - July 20 - 21, 2023. Attendees: Andrea McDew and Cheryl Taylor. Training Materials. 
  • D. Stafford & Associates Online Dating Violence, Domestic Violence, and Stalking (DVDVS) Recertification Training Program.  Summer 2023 & Fall 2023 (virtual). DVBase 1 Battered Employee; DV-2 2022 Concurrent Criminal Investigations; DV1-2022 Constructing Reports; DV Base 2 MOU & SOP  Construction; DV Base 3 Officer Involved DV; DV Base 4 Orders of Protection; DV Base 5 IPV and the Marginalized Victim; and DV 6 Bases 2020 Title IX Regulations; SA -1 Optimizing Investigations; SA -2 Persons who Identify as Transgender: Best Practices in Sexual Assault Investigations; DV -2 2023 Interviewing the Stalking Victim; DV -1 2023: Understanding Strangulation in Domestic Violence.  Attendee: Cheryl Taylor
  • Title IX Conduct Panel Training. Training Materials and Supplemental Training PDF
  • U.S. Equal Employment  Opportunity  Commission  (EEOC).  Getting Workplace Accommodations Rights: Disability, Pregnancy, and Religious Accommodations.  June 21, 2023. Virtual. Attendee: Cheryl Taylor. Training Materials. 
  • Foundational Restorative Justice Training - Center for RJ/University of San Diego. May 22 - May 25, 2023. In person. Attendees: Sharon Gooding, Andrea McDew, Teri Green, Cheryl Taylor. Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, TX. 
  • Using Trauma Informed Care with Victims of Violence: A Case Study. - March 2023. In person. Attendees:  Sharon Gooding, Teri Green, Cheryl Taylor. Presented by Mary Ann Contreras, RN: Injury and Violence Prevention Trauma Services - JPS Health Network, Fort Worth Texas. Training Materials. 
  • National Association of Clery Compliance Officers and Professionals, or NACCOP - January 2023.  Virtual. Attendee: Andrea McDew. Session 1. Session 2. Session 6. Session 7. Session 8. (if no Session number provided, training materials not provided). 
  • D. Stafford & Associates - Coffee & Conversations. Virtual. Attendees: Andrea McDew (Session 1) & Cheryl Taylor (Sessions 2-4). Spring 2023. Session 1 Training Materials Session 2 Training Materials. Session 3 Training Materials. Session 4 Training Materials. 
  • Academic Impressions - January 2023. Virtual. Attendee: Leigh Holland. Presented by Jean M. Hobler, Esq., P.C. Training Materials. 
  • D. Stafford & Associates Title IX Coordinator Training - October 2022. Virtual. Attendee: Cheryl Taylor. Presented by D. Stafford and Associates. Training Materials.
  • D. Stafford & Associates Lessons Learned - October 2022. Virtual. Attendee: Cheryl Taylor. Training Materials.
  • D. Stafford & Associates Online Dating Violence, Domestic Violence, and Stalking (DVDVS) Recertification Training Program - Fall 2022. Attendees: Terika Green, Leigh Holland, Sharon Gooding, and Andrea McDew. Presented by D. Stafford and Associates. Modules included: Concurrent Criminal Investigations; Constructing Reports; Battered Employee; MOU & SOP Construction; Officer Involved DV; Orders of Protection; IPV and the Marginalized Victim; and 2020 Title IX Regulations.
  • D. Stafford & Associates Online Sexual Assault Investigation Recertification (SAIR) Training Program - August 2022. Attendee: Terika Green. Presented by D. Stafford and Associates. Modules included: Constructing Reports; Lessons Learned; Campus to Courtroom; Understanding the Sexual Assault Medical Forensic Exam; Working with International Student Victims of Sexual Assault; Unpacking Incapacitation; Students with Disabilities; Marginalized Populations; SOMAPI, and 2020 Title IX Regulations.
  • Informal Resolution One: Foundations - September 28-29, 2022. Attendee: Cheryl Taylor. Presented by Association of Title IX Administrators (ATIXA). Virtual. Training Materials.
  • TCU Campus Security Authority (CSA)-Fall 2022. (virtual) Attendees: Cheryl Taylor, Terika Green, Sharon Gooding. Presented by SafetySkills. Training Materials.
  • Looking Ahead - The 2022 Proposed Regulations - August 17, 2022. Attendee: Andrea McDew. Presented by D. Stafford & Associates. Training Materials.
  • Proposed Title IX Regulations: What You Should Be Doing Now - August 12, 2022. Attendee: Andrea McDew. Presented by Academic Impressions. Webcast. (No Training Materials provided by Presenter).
  • Constructing the Live Hearing Process - August 4-5, 2022. Attendee: Andrea McDew. Presented by D. Stafford & Associates. Training Materials.
  • Independent Colleges and Universities of Texas (ICUT) - July 20 - 21, 2022. Attendee: Andrea McDew. Presented by Scott Schneider - Husch-Blackwell & Paige C. Duggins-Clay, Intercultural Development Research Association. Georgetown, Texas. Topics included: New to Title IX; Summary of the Title IX's Notice of Proposed Rulemaking 2022; Case Law Updates and Trends; and Hearing & Sanctions. Agenda. Training Slides - available upon request. Informal Resolution Training Slides.
  • CUPA-HR Washington Update: Proposed Changes to Title IX - July 19, 2022. Attendees: Andrea McDew and Cheryl Taylor. Presented by Adrienne Meador Murray of D. Stafford & Associates. Virtual. Materials and Slides.
  • D. Stafford & Associates Online Sexual Assault Investigation Recertification (SAIR) Training Program - Summer 2022. Attendee: Cheryl Taylor. Presented by D. Stafford and Associates. Modules included: Constructing Reports; Campus to Courtroom; Understanding the Sexual Assault Medical Forensic Exam; Working with International Students Victims of Sexual Assault; Unpacking Incapacitation; Students with Disabilities; Marginalized Populations; SOMAPI; and Title IX 2020 Regulations.
  • Title IX Stakeholder Call - June 24, 2022. Attendee: Andrea McDew. Presented by U. S. Department of Education.
  • ATIXA Investigation Report Writing Training - June 22, 2022 (Virtual) Attendees: Sharon Gooding, Andrea McDew, Teri Green and Cheryl Taylor. Training Conducted by ATIXA. Training Materials.
  • ATIXA New Regulations Are Coming, a Primer: What You Need to Know About the New Title IX Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) - June 28, 2022. Attendee: Cheryl Taylor. Training Conducted by ATIXA.
  • NACCOP 7 VAWA Webinar - April 14, 2022. Attendee: Andrea McDew. Training Conducted NACCOP. Webinar Materials.
  • Back to the Basics: Refresher of Title VI, VII, and the ADA - March 23, 2022. Attendee: Sharon Gooding. Training Conducted by Diversity, Equity, Inclusion Institutional Compliance Solutions. Course Materials.
  • IRJH Webinar: When the Practice Pivoted - Restorative Justice in a Virtual World - March 15, 2022. Attendee: Sharon Gooding. Organized by University of St. Thomas School of Law.
  • 2021 BASE Program with SAFE Institute - February 2022. Attendee: Andrea McDew. Training Conducted by SAFE Institute. Course Materials.
  • National Association of Clery Compliance Officers and Professionals (NACCOP) presented by D. Stafford & Associates - January 2022. Attendees: Andrea McDew and Andrea Nordmann. Course Materials.
  • Trauma Informed Care Refresher Course - December 14, 2021. Attendees: Sharon Gooding, Leigh Holland, Teri Green, and Cheryl Taylor. Training Conducted by Andrea McDew. Materials.
  • EEO Training for New Investigators - September 20-24, 2021. (Virtual). Attendee: Cheryl Taylor. Training conducted by EEOC Training Institute. Training Materials.
  • Pronoun Fluency Training - September 15, 2021. Attendee: Teri Green.
  • Selection Committee Training - October 5, 2021. Attendee: Teri Green.
  • ACR (Association for Conflict Resolution) 2021 Conference - September 29, 2021 - October 1, 2021 Attendees: Andrea McDew and Leigh Holland- Training conducted by the Association for Conflict Resolution. Course Materials.
  • Combined Sexual Misconduct and Dating Violence, Domestic Violence and Stalking Investigation Training - August 23 - 27, 2021 (Virtual) Attendee: Teri Green Training conducted by D. Stafford and Associates
  • Judicial Arbitration and Mediation Services (JAMS) Mediation Training - August 17, 2021. (in-person @ TCU). Training conducted by JAMS professionals. Attendees: Sharon Gooding, Andrea McDew, Teri Green, Leigh Holland, and Cheryl  Taylor.
  • EEO Refresher Training for Counselors - August 4, 2021 (Virtual) Attendee: Teri Green Training conducted by EEOC Training Institute
  • Train the Trainer - Mitigating Unconscious Bias and Interrupting Microaggressions - July 27-28, 2021. Attendee: Teri Green.
  • Lessons Learned from Conducting Sexual Misconduct Investigations During a Pandemic - 2021. Attendee: Andrea McDew. Training Conducted by D. Stafford and Associates. Course Materials.
  • Sexual Assault Investigations Recertification Training - Summer 2021 (Virtual) Attendee: Cheryl Taylor Courses: SA2-2021: Ensuring Equitable Civil Rights Investigations; SA1-2021: Assessing Credibility in Sexual Misconduct Complaints; SAALL Title IX Regulations; and SA-1 R20: Neurobiology of Trauma Training conducted online by D. Stafford and Associates
  • Overview of Stalking #3205 - November 14, 2019. Attendee: Andrea McDew
  • Independent Colleges & Universities of Texas (ICUT) – July 1 2019. Attended by Leigh Holland and Andrea Vircks (McDew) Training Materials Day 1 and Day 2
  • John Reid & Associates Investigative Interviewing – June 2019. Attended by Leigh Holland
  • Trauma Informed Training -- TCUPD Course 470 Attendees: Members of the TCU Police Department Special Investigative Topics #4343 (copyrighted)Training conducted by OSS Academy
  • American Associate for Access, Equity & Diversity (AAAED)/Title IX Institute – June 2018. Attended by Darron Turner & Leigh Holland
  • First Amendment Training – April 2018. Attended by Darron Turner, Leigh Holland and Andrea Vircks
  • ICUT w/Peter Lake – June 2018. Attended by Andrea Vircks
  • Second Annual DC Trauma-Informed Sexual Assault Investigation and Adjudication Institute – June 2017. attended by Leigh Holland.
  • American Association for Access, Equity & Diversity (AAAED) – June 2016
  • Civil Rights Investigator Certification/Level One Training – March 2017
  • American Association for Access, Equity & Diversity (AAAED) – June 2015
  • ATIXA Resolution/Panel Training – November 2015
  • ATIXA Training (for Panelists) – November 2015
  • Deputy TIX Deputy Officers and Panelist Training – February 2016
  • Title IX Panelist Training – November 2015; February 2016
  • ATIXA Title IX Investigator Training – July 2014
  • ATIXA Panelist Training – June 2014
  • Society for Human Resources Management (SRHM) – June 2014
  • Title IX Panelist Training – November 2015
  • ATIXA Campus Title IX Investigator Comprehensive Training & Certification – January 2014
  • Title IX Investigator Comprehensive Training for Deputy Title IX Officers – January 2014
  • Title IX Training – April 2014