One Day Course

Civil Rights Investigator Course
Level Four Training – Due Process

June 19th, 2019 in Sweet Briar, VA
Hosted by Sweet Briar College

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Early Bird Registration deadline is Monday, May 20th 2019.
Regular Registration deadline is Friday, June 7th 2019.*

Questions? Contact ATIXA at 610-644-7858.



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Early Bird Registration Rates (Register by May 20th, 2019)

  • Standard registration
    • $1,275 per campus group of up to 7 attendees
    • $850 per campus pair of attendees
    • $640 per attendee
  • Member registration
    • $1,105 per campus group of up to 7 attendees
    • $765 per campus pair of attendees
    • $575 per individual

Regular Registration Rates (Closes June 7th, 2019)

  • Standard registration
    • $1,499 per campus group of up to 7 attendees
    • $1,000 per campus pair of attendees
    • $750 per attendee
  • Member registration
    • $1,299 per campus group of up to 7 attendees
    • $900 per campus pair of attendees
    • $675 per individual

To register a campus pair or group at discounted Member Rates, the anticipated attendees must have an active Institutional Membership or each registrant must be an active Individual Member. For more information on membership please contact ATIXA at 610-644-7858.

All registrations for 2019 trainings include access to regularly updated electronic training materials, including the full deck of training slides and other supplemental resources that your team needs to complete a thorough, reliable and impartial investigation of potential discrimination.

Attendee contact information is not required at time of registration; ATIXA will reach out 7-10 days prior to the training to collect each attendee’s name, professional title, institutional affiliation, email address, and phone number. Access to materials is delivered via email to each attendee 5 days prior to the training.


All registrations for 2019 trainings include complimentary three-month Individual Trial Memberships for attendees who have no previous membership history with ATIXA. Active trial members have access to the full benefits of the corresponding membership level. ATIXA’s policies provide additional guidance regarding complimentary trial memberships.


Daniel Swinton J.D., Ed. D. is the President of The NCHERM Group, LLC. Daniel consults frequently with colleges, universities and K-12 on issues of Title IX, the Violence Against Women Act and sexual violence, alcohol and other drugs, behavioral intervention, bystander intervention, student conduct policies and procedures, hearing board training, mediation and legal issues in education. Daniel often serves institutions as an external investigation support provider for issues of sexual misconduct and other complex student conduct matters as well as employment concerns, retaliation and harassment. He also serves as an expert witness in cases of sexual assault, Title IX, negligence, academic integrity and civil rights. He has authored a number of peer-reviewed articles and book chapters on topics ranging from student conduct to civil rights investigations. Daniel is also a frequent presenter and invited speaker at national and regional conferences. Prior to his work with The NCHERM Group, he served as Assistant Dean and Director of Student Conduct and Academic Integrity at Vanderbilt University.

Daniel serves as Vice President of ATIXA (The Association for Title IX Administrators) and on the Advisory Board of NaBITA (National Behavioral Intervention Team Association). He has also served on the Board for the Association for Student Conduct Administration (ASCA), having served as its President in 2011-2012.

Daniel received his Bachelor’s degree from Brigham Young University, his law degree (J.D.) from the J. Reuben Clark Law School at BYU and a doctorate (Ed.D.) in higher education leadership and policy from Vanderbilt University’s Peabody College. He is a member of the Tennessee State Bar.

*Faculty could change prior to the training.*



Training is from 9:00AM to 5:00PM. Registration will begin at 8:30AM. One hour will be provided for lunch. Two short breaks will be taken throughout the day.

Location & Training Facility

Sweet Briar College
134 Chapel Road
Sweet Briar, VA 24595
Map & Directions

Parking & Transportation

Parking will be available on campus, details are forthcoming.



Lynchburg Regional Airport
900 Church Street, Lynchburg, Virginia 24504
Approximate distance from campus: 20.7 miles

Train station

Amtrak Kemper Street Train Station
825 Kemper Street, Lynchburg, VA 24501
Approximate distance from campus: 17.0 miles


Please note that the below list reflects recommended lodging locations, as provided by our host institution. Room blocks are not available. Please contact the hotel directly for questions regarding cost, availability and reservations.

Sweet Briar College On-Campus Housing
Contact Cathy Mays at 434-381-6448 or
Approximate distance to campus: 0.0 miles

Amherst Inn
116 Richmond Hwy, Amherst, VA 24521
Approximate distance to campus: 4.1 miles

Comfort Inn & Suites
15001 Wards Road, Lynchburg, VA, 24502
Approximate distance to campus: 4.1 miles

Breakfast, Lunch & Snack Breaks

Your host will provide a light continental breakfast and afternoon snack break. Lunch will be on your own.


Attire is business casual with an emphasis on casual. Room temperatures may vary; layers are encouraged.

Technical Assistance

Internet access will be available upon arrival to campus. Attendees will have full access to the on-campus network and a guest password will be provided upon arrival on campus. If you wish to use a laptop to take notes, please have your computer fully charged and consider bringing a back-up battery, as there are not enough outlets in the room for individual use. Staff on-site will not be available to provide any electrical cords or technological assistance.


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Please provide ATIXA with advance notice of any accommodation request, including parking, interpretation services, all-gender bathrooms, lactation room, etc. Specify in your correspondence the location of the training you are attending.


ATIXA’s policies provide guidance on cancellations, substitutions, credits, and more.

*Although a registration deadline is outlined above, it is possible that the training may reach capacity before that date. If this happens, registration will be closed earlier than scheduled. Please have registration confirmed before making travel and lodging accommodations.