This seminar focuses on the steps educators and institutions can take to ensure that individuals with disabilities and differing abilities as well as those from disparate intellectual, cultural, and economic backgrounds can access educational opportunities on a nondiscriminatory basis.
Gain up-to-date, authoritative guidance on creating a strategy to get continuous access to information about your institutions out-of-state activities. Youll learn how you can use this data and whether or not its necessary for meeting the compliance requirements of other states.
While many educators who step into leadership roles are likely familiar with Title IX, ADA policies, and intellectual property laws, overseeing legal issues on the departmental or campus-wide level is quite different from understanding them in the context of the teaching classroom.
As the consequences of noncompliance heighten, academic leaders face increased pressure to know the ins and outs of key legal issues and leverage a variety of measures that mitigate the risk of costly andÖ
This seminar explores updates to Title IX under the Trump administration and keeps participants informed about what they need to know as Title IX continues to take shape.
Beyond explaining the letter of each law, Legal Compliance in Higher Education provides important insights on practical issues like managing the burden of compliance, handling requests for accommodation, providing support for survivors of assault, creating a culture of inclusivity, and fostering a safe and respectful campus community.
In this seminar, participants will learn about the variety of administrative barriers facing transgender students at colleges and universities across the country. Examples of some barriers that will be discussed include the following: obtaining name changes on ID cards and administrative forms, navigating various online systems that retain and re-populate student demographic information, ensuring the correct and inclusive use of names and pronouns in the classroom, and accessing comprehensive and inclusive campus healthcare options.
Gain a better understanding of how victim trauma can inhibit the engagement of a person in any institutional process (including learning), how to better assist victims in regaining a sense of normalcy after an assault, and appropriate methods of fostering resilience in survivors of assault.
Linda Enghagen, an expert in copyright law, provides you with a summary, in laymanís terms, of the recent court ruling, her interpretation of the results, and a list of 10 key takeaways and how they could affect your institutionís fair-use policies.
Stay current on the national developments and trends in Title IX compliance, enforcement, and litigation. This program will be of particular importance in light of the sweeping changes taking place to Title IX enforcement under the Trump administration and the new leadership of OCR.