Civil Rights Investigator Training & Certification

Level Three Course

December 1 & 2, 2015
Hosted by St. Charles Community College in Cottleville, MO

The registration deadline for this training has passed. Please contact ATIXA to register late or be put on our waitlist.

Registration deadline: Friday, November 20, 2015*

Questions? Contact Alisha at 610-644-7858.


Civil Rights Investigator Level Three Course | Other ATIXA Trainings and Certifications


  • Non-member registration
    • $2,000 per campus, for a group of up to 7 people.
    • $1,500 per two individuals.
    • $1,000 per individual.
  • Member registration
    • $1,700 per campus, for a group of up to 7 people.
    • $1,275 per two individuals.
    • $850 per individual.
  • Non-member registration + Investigation in a Box Kit
    • $3,500 per campus, for a group of up to 7 people.
    • $2,199 per two individuals.
    • $1,699 per individual.
  • Member registration + Investigation in a Box Kit
    • $2,975 per campus, for a group of up to 7 people.
    • $1,869 per two individuals.
    • $1,449 per individual.

*To register a campus pair or group at Member Rates, the anticipated attendees must have an active Institutional ATIXA Membership or each registrant must be an active Individual Member of ATIXA. For more information on membership please contact ATIXA at 610-644-7858 or

Investigation in a Box Kit

ATIXA’s Investigation in a Box Kit is a comprehensive resource to provide you with all the tools you need to complete a thorough, reliable and impartial investigation of potential discrimination. All with the highest quality you count on from the experts at ATIXA. The Kit is the ideal supplement to the ATIXA Investigator Training and Certification Course, giving you tools well beyond those already offered with this training. To learn more about purchasing an Investigation in a Box Kit with your registration, click here.


To obtain a Civil Rights Investigator Certification, you will need to attend the whole event. What does this certificate mean? It means that you have tapped into the unparalleled expertise of ATIXA and the other carefully selected experts in the field.

Once the course is completed, you will receive your certification from ATIXA. Certificates for this training event will be provided to you electronically via our Continuing Certification Credit (CCC) program system. A member of our team will be in contact with you via email with instructions on accepting your certification credits in the 7-10 business days following the completion of this course. Learn more about our new program here.

Now you can stay up-to-date! We are excited to announce our online professional development platform called the Continuing Certification Credit (CCC) program. Our CCC program allows clients of The NCHERM Group, including those certified by ATIXA, to track, maintain and extend their professional development through our programs.

PLEASE NOTE: Certification refers to attendance at a qualifying event; The NCHERM Group cannot speak to individual attendees’ knowledge, expertise, or command of the material.


Daniel Swinton J.D., Ed.D. is the Managing Partner of The NCHERM Group, LLC. Daniel consults frequently with colleges and universities on issues of Title IX, Campus SaVE and sexual violence, alcohol and other drugs, behavioral intervention, bystander intervention, student conduct policies and procedures, hearing board training, mediation and legal issues in higher education. Daniel often serves institutions as an external investigator for issues of sexual misconduct and other complex student conduct matters as well as employment concerns, retaliation and harassment. He has authored a number of peer-reviewed articles and book chapters on topics ranging from student conduct to civil rights investigations. He is also a frequent presenter and invited speaker at national and regional conferences. Prior to his work with The NCHERM Group, he served as Assistant Dean and Director of Student Conduct and Academic Integrity at Vanderbilt University.

Daniel serves as Associate Executive Director of ATIXA (The Association for Title IX Administrators) and on the Advisory Board of NaBITA (National Behavioral Intervention Team Association). He has also served on the Board for the Association for Student Conduct Administration (ASCA), having served as its President in 2011-2012.

Daniel received his Bachelor’s degree from Brigham Young University, his law degree (J.D.) from the J. Reuben Clark Law School at BYU and a doctorate (Ed.D.) in higher education leadership and policy from Vanderbilt University’s Peabody College. He is a member of the Tennessee State Bar.



Training is from 9:00AM to 5:00PM each day

4601 Mid Rivers Mall Drive
Cottleville, MO 63376

Daniel J. Conoyer Social Sciences Building (SSB)
Campus Map


Complimentary parking is available to all attendees in all lots. Purple Lot is the closest to the training facility, with Yellow and Blue next. Please see the campus map for more information.



Lambert-St. Louis International Airport (STL) is approximately 30 miles (40 minutes) away from Cottleville and area hotels.
10701 Lambert International Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63145-0212

Ground Transportation

Cottleville is approximately 30 miles (40 minutes) away from St. Louis, MO. Lambert-St. Louis International Airport (STL) has rental car agencies, taxis, and buses, and trains on site. More information at

Breakfast, Lunch & Snack Breaks

Our host campus will provide a light continental breakfast and afternoon snack break each day. Lunch each day will be on your own.

Multiple local dining options are within walking distance or a short drive of the classroom facility. There are two options for dining on campus, Scooter’s Place and the Café.


Attire is business casual with an emphasis on casual.  Room temperatures may vary; layers are encouraged.


Wireless internet will be available to all attendees.

If wish to use a laptop to take notes, please have your computer fully charged and consider bringing a back-up battery, as there are not enough outlets in the room for individual use. Staff on site will not be available to provide any electrical cords or technological assistance.


Many national and local lodging options are located within a 15 minute drive to St. Charles Community College. Some options include:

Hotel rates vary from approximately $105 to $125/night.

Visiting Cottleville, Missouri

Learn more about local events, shopping, restaurants, and attractions at Historic St. Charles, Missouri.


Special accommodation parking is available and training facility is wheelchair accessible. An ASL interpreter is available with advance notice and request. Hosts require advance notice of any dietary restrictions. Please contact Alisha with any accommodation request(s). Be sure to specify which training you are attending in your correspondence.


Click here for a full list of ATIXA’s policies regarding registration cancellation.

*Although a registration deadline is outlined above, it is possible that the training may reach capacity before that date. If this happens, registration will closed earlier than scheduled. Please have registration confirmed before making travel and lodging accommodations.