In compliance with the federal Title IX regulations—see § 106.45(b)(10)(i)(D), which provide that, for all trainings held on or after August 14, 2020, MIT post “[a]ll materials used to train Title IX Coordinators, investigators, decision-makers, and any person who facilitates an informal resolution process” for Title IX Sexual Harassment—IDHR maintains and posts the following training materials:
Association of Title IX Administrators (ATIXA)
This 4 hour (half-day) workshop is fully engaging and hands-on for decision makers and investigators. Often as part of an investigation report, and always as part of the hearing and appeal outcome letter, a rationale must be provided. This rationale includes an analysis of all the facts considered, policy application, a credibility assessment, application of the standard of proof, finding, final determination, elaboration of sanctions, and the reasons therefor.
True Equity at the Intersection of Title IX & DEI, ATIXA National Conference 2022
Title IX Advisors, July 2023
- Length: 5 hours
Technology-facilitated Sexual Abuse, October 2022
End Technology-Enabled Abuse
EndTab presented content around the role of technology in student life, common forms of tech-enabled abuse, and how to incorporate digital safety into the work of preventing gender- and sex-based discrimination.
Grand River Solutions
Members of the IDHR staff, and other MIT community members who support the Institute’s work to appropriately respond to discrimination and discriminatory harassment, are experienced professionals with years of professional education, training, and experience. The training materials included here are posted in compliance with federal regulation and do not represent the full professional history of any one individual.
8 hour workshop to prepare decision-makers to serve as panelists on cases of discrimination and discriminatory harassment.
Title IX Alternative Resolutions Training, March 2023
McCluskey Center for Violence Prevention (The University of Utah)
MIT Institute Discrimination & Harassment Response Office
MIT Office of Student Conduct and Community Standards
Committee on Discipline Subcommittee Meeting: Policies & Overview, August 25, 2020
Committee on Discipline Subcommittee Meeting: Policies & Overview, October 19, 2021
Committee on Discipline Subcommittee Meeting: Policies & Overview, September 20, 2022
National Association of College and University Attorneys
This course consists of nine modules of class instruction with written materials and assessment. Lecture topics include: Title IX definitions, jurisdiction, and preliminary matters; conducting a Title IX investigation; hearings and appeals; anatomy of an OCR investigation; Title IX training and policies, and athletics equity and the effect of the new regulations on athletics departments. This training was completed by Sarah Rankin, IDHR Director, and Sarah Affel, IDHR Manager of Investigations.
The State University of New York - Student Conduct Institute
MIT is a member of the Student Conduct Institute of the State University of New York (SUNY).
You can find SUNY SCI Title IX training materials on their website.
Basic Compliance Training, October 2023
Other training materials
The Art of Facilitation: Tools for Successful Training, September 2022