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Structuring, Training, and Supervising the Title IX Team Seminar

Successfully Lead a Team of Direct and Indirect Reports, Peers, Students, Volunteers, and External Contractors

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Recommended Prior Learning: 

Gender Equity Foundations for Higher Education or Title IX Coordinator Foundations for K-12 Education

Evaluate Current Title IX Staffing Needs, Gaps, and Opportunities in the Context of Compliance and Exemplary Programs

The implementation of the 2011 Dear Colleague Letter led to the establishment of Title IX offices and the appointment of dedicated Title IX coordinators. By 2014, it was clear that compliance required a collective effort, leading to the formation of Title IX teams. In 2020, new Title IX regulations mandated the formation of teams to ensure compliance. Now, Title IX offices with full-time, dedicated staff are a permanent fixture on many campuses.

Leading a Title IX team is challenging, even for experienced supervisors. Title IX offices face high staff turnover, burnout, and scrutiny from internal stakeholders, courts, and the media. The work of ensuring Title IX compliance involves a distinctive blend of procedural and personnel oversight, which is not typically taught elsewhere. The regulations provide guidance on what districts and institutions must accomplish but leave the methods up to them. Learn the crucial strategies and skills designed for the unique needs of Title IX teamwork because it takes a village to ensure programmatic excellence.

Topics Covered

  • Staffing and Team Structure: Volunteers, Recruitment, External Staffing, Hiring, Student Involvement
  • Team Training
  • Posting Requirements
  • Annual Reporting
  • Effective and Ongoing Supervision & Evaluation
  • Professional Development Plans
  • Outsourcing Pros and Cons
  • Managing Complaints, Allegations of Bias, and Conflicts of Interest
  • Supervisory Challenges
  • Dotted Lines vs. Direct Reports vs. Positions Without Reporting Lines

Key Takeaway

It’s normal to feel ill-equipped to supervise a Title IX team, especially if you are new to your role, but you will leave this seminar with a framework to confidently structure, hire, train, supervise, evaluate, evolve, and grow your team.

After completing this workshop, participants will…

  • Assess the roles needed for Title IX compliance, and the specific duties each team member needs to fulfill
  • Evaluate current staffing in the context of Title IX compliance to assess for gaps and institutional/district/school needs
  • Develop a Title IX Team staffing plan, including a recruitment and hiring/selection process designed for the unique needs of Title IX compliance work
  • Identify opportunities for formal and informal evaluation of Title IX Team members
  • Discuss professional development and training needs and goals with Title IX Team members
  • Review complaints or allegations against Title IX Team members to determine appropriate responsive actions

Who Should Attend?

  • Title IX Coordinators
  • Deputy Title IX Coordinators
  • Human Resources Professionals
  • Student Conduct Professionals
  • Legal Counsel
  • Compliance and Risk Management Professionals (Title VI, Title VII, Title IX, ADA/Section 504, AA, EEO, Clery)
  • Athletic Directors & Administrators
  • Student Affairs Administrators
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Professionals
  • School Board Members
  • Superintendents, Principals, & Assistant Principals
  • Academic Affairs Administrators & Deans

This seminar is tailored to be applicable for Higher Education Institutions, K-12 Schools and Districts, as well as Dual Enrollment programs.

Please note, Seminars do not offer certifications but they do receive digital badges. Attendees will earn 2 re-certifying credits toward any currently held Certifications. Please click here to view our Continuing Certification Credits (CCC) FAQs.


Live, Interactive Online Training

  • $229 Member
  • $329 Non-Member

Hide Details & Schedule


  • June 27: 2:00pm - 4:00pm ET Register
  • November 21: 11:00am - 1:00pm ET Register


*You must attend all dates in your session to receive credit for attendance.

Group discounts are provided on a sliding scale based on group size and applicable on registrations for the same training or event. Please contact for questions.

Individualized discounts are as follows:
1st grouped individual - full price of registration
2-4 grouped individuals - 15% discount on registrations
5+ grouped individuals - 25% discount on registrations

If you are interested in registering a large group, exploring Super Membership, or consulting options, please contact for personalized assistance.