Training Materials for TIX Personnel

Title IX, effective August 14, 2020, including but not limited to §106.45(b)(1)(iii) and  §106.45(b)(10)(i)(D), requires schools' Title IX personnel to be unbiased and free from conflicts of interest.  Title IX personnel include the Title IX coordinator, any investigator, any decision-maker, and any person who facilitates an informal resolution.  Pursuant to the aforementioned Title IX sections, Notre Dame Office of Institutional Equity Title IX personnel will incur training on, but not limited to, the following:

  • Title IX's definition of "sexual harassment"
  • The scope of Notre Dame's education program or activity
  • Title IX's definition of "formal complaint"
  • Dismissal of a formal complaint
  • Title IX's definition of "actual knowledge"
  • Title IX's scope of "emergency removal"
  • Requirements of grievance process
  • Requirements of notice of allegations
  • How to investigate a formal complaint
  • How to conduct hearings
  • How to conduct appeals
  • How to conduct informal resolutions
  • How to serve impartially

Additionally, Decision-makers must receive training on any technology to be used at a live hearing, and on issues of relevance of questions and evidence, and Investigators must receive training on issues of relevance in their formation of an investigative report.

Completed Trainings

Trainings which Office of Institutional Equity personnel have undergone include:

Note:  Interactive links will be added once permission from the copyright holder has been secured.  In the meanwhile, all materials may be made available for in-person inspection by scheduling a meeting with the Title IX Coordinator.