Title IX Coordinator Training & Certification

Level Four Course

Critical Understandings
October 21 & 22, 2015
Hosted by Kennesaw State University in Kennesaw, GA

The registration deadline for this training has passed. Please contact ATIXA for information on late registration and/or waitlist.

Registration deadline: Friday, October 16, 2015*

Registration & Training Materials | Certification | Faculty | Logistics | Accommodations | Cancellations

Questions? Contact Alisha at 610-644-7858.

Learn more about the Title IX Coordinator Training & Certification – Level Four Course.

Learn more about Training and Certification opportunities from ATIXA.


  • 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
    • $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
    • $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 members@atixa.org.

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.


Brett A. Sokolow, J.D. is a higher education attorney who specializes in high-risk campus health and safety issues. He is recognized as a national leader on campus sexual violence prevention, response and remediation.  He is the founder, president and CEO of The NCHERM Group, LLC, which serves as legal counsel to 35 colleges and universities. Brett is the Executive Director of ATIXA.  He frequently serves as an expert witness on sexual assault and harassment cases, and he has authored twelve books and more than 50 articles on campus safety and sexual assault. The NCHERM Group has consulted with more than 3,000 college campuses. He has provided strategic prevention programs to students at more than 2,000 college and university campuses on sexual misconduct and alcohol. He has authored the conduct codes of more than seventy-five colleges and universities. The ATIXA Model Sexual Misconduct policy serves as the basis for policies at hundreds of colleges and universities across the country. The NCHERM Group has trained the members of more than 700 conduct hearing boards at colleges and universities in North America. ATIXA has certified more than 2,000 school and campus Title IX Coordinators and civil rights investigators. Additionally, Sokolow serves as the Executive Director of NaBITA, the National Behavioral Intervention Team Association, and is a Directorate Body member of the ACPA Commission on Student Conduct and Legal Issues. He serves on the advisory boards of the National Hazing Prevention Collaborative and the NASPA Enough is Enough Campaign. He is a 1993 graduate of the College of William and Mary and a 1997 graduate of the Villanova University School of Law.



Training is from 9:00AM to 5:00PM each day. Registration and breakfast will begin at 8:30AM.

Continuing Education Center (CEC), Room #400
3333 Busbee Drive
Kennesaw, GA 30144

*CEC is 0.5 miles away from KSU Main Campus.

Campus map for traveling and meal purposes

Directions & Parking

Parking is available in the lots surrounding CEC. For information on directions, parking, and public transportation to KSU, please visit http://kennesaw.edu/directionsparking.php



Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) is approximately 40 minutes away from KSU and area hotels.

Ground Transportation

Kennesaw State University is located in Cobb County about 20-30 minutes north of Atlanta, GA. Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) has rental car agencies, taxis, and buses, and trains on site. More information at http://www.atlanta-airport.com/Passenger/GroundTransportation/BusesTrains.aspx

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. More information on on-campus eateries is available at http://dining.kennesawstateauxiliary.com


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


Wireless internet will be available to all attendees (network: KSU Guest).

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.


A full list of KSU Preferred Accommodations is available at http://www.ksuowls.com/sports/2012/9/20/GEN_0920120301.aspx

Host recommended lodging, including complimentary hot breakfast:

Comfort Suites at KSU
3366 Busbee Drive NW
Kennesaw, GA 30144
Average $89.99/night (across the street from training)

Best Western Kennesaw Inn
3375 Busbee Drive NW
Kennesaw, GA 30144
Average $63/night (next door to training)

Visiting Kennesaw, Georgia

Learn more about local events, shopping, restaurants, and attractions at kennesaw.com.


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.