Ensure that your institution’s literature, processes, and outreach programs are Title IX compliant for all students, including the LGBTQ+ community. Bev Baligad, Director of Compliance at University of Hawai’i – West O’ahu, will give you guidance for not only being legally compliant, but creating an environment where discrimination is less likely to occur.
Sample Non-Discrimination Policy
Included with your registration is an institutional non-discrimination policy. You can use this sample to guide your efforts in creating a policy of your own.
Who Should Attend
Higher ed professionals charged with Title IX compliance on campus are encouraged to attend this event. This may include:
- Students services
- Dedicated Title IX and compliance staff
- Legal staff
After participating in this online training, you will be able to identify areas for improvement in your institutional processes regarding Title IX and the LGBTQ+ community.
- Understanding the link between Title IX and LGBTQ+ Rights
- The current landscape – what is happening on campuses around the country?
- Defining gender-based and orientation-based discrimination
- 5P Framework for Understanding Federal Regulations (By Bev Baligad)
- Professional Development
- Raising awareness & preventing discrimination by creating a more inclusive campus
Bev Baligad, Director of Compliance, University of Hawai’i – West O’ahu
Bev is currently the Director of Compliance/Title IX Coordinator at the University of Hawaii- West O’ahu. She remains a licensed attorney in Michigan where she practiced law as a defense attorney for several years, before embarking on a career in higher education. She has held various positions in higher education, which includes executive management, academics (as faculty), labor relations, and student affairs since 2005. Bev has been involved in compliance areas including, but not limited to: Title IX, FERPA, ADA/Section 504, Clery Act, VAWA/Campus SaVE Act, and the DFSCA. She has implemented student sexual misconduct processes (and all ancillary procedures); trained Title IX investigators, hearing panel chairs and board members, students, faculty and staff; developed programming; and conducted continuous process improvements. She has also assisted many institutions to develop processes to meet compliance issues, implement Behavioral Intervention Teams (BITs), train student conduct boards and Chairs and review and implement Title IX and ADA/504 Grievance procedures.