Summer 2024 Trainings

All trainings will be held virtually unless otherwise noted and will address the requirements of the 2024 Regulations. If you are registering more than four attendees per training, please contact us at [email protected] for discounted group pricing.


This one day, six-hour training is designed for Title IX Coordinators, Title IX Deputies, and other administrators who need a solid Title IX foundation for their work. Topics include an overview of Title IX law and other sexual violence laws, how to approach sexual misconduct reports, and a roadmap for Title IX compliance. Price: $525 (virtual); $545 (in person)

  • Monday, July 22, 2024 (9:00 AM – 3:00 PM CT) – REGISTER
  • Tuesday, August 13, 2024 (9:00 AM – 3:00 PM CT, IN PERSON) – REGISTER
    • Macalester College, Weyerhaeuser Hall 127, 62 Macalester St., St. Paul, MN 55415

This training will include the investigator’s role, steps to completing a thorough, fair, and compliant investigation, how to evaluate evidence and relevancy, and recommendations on how to structure an investigation report. Price: $525

  • Tuesday, June 25, 2024 (9:00 AM – 3:00 PM CT) – REGISTER
  • Thursday, August 15, 2024 (9:00 AM – 3:00 PM CT) – REGISTER

This training is designed for anyone who will serve as a decisionmaker or an appeal adjudicator during a Title IX grievance process. Topics include an overview of the Title IX legal framework, tips for reviewing evidence, how to conduct a fair and compliant adjudication process, and how to write an outcome letter. Price: $525 

  • Thursday, August 22, 2024 (9:00 AM – 3:00 PM CT) – REGISTER

Attendees will leave this training with an understanding of the various approaches to informal resolution, how to impartially navigate these processes, and considerations to make regarding when, whether, and how to move forward with informal resolution. Price: $350

  • Monday, July 17, 2024 (9:00 AM – 1:00 PM CT) – REGISTER
  • Monday, August 26, 2024 (9:00 AM – 1:00 PM CT) – REGISTER

This 90-minute training is for first responders and confidential resources within higher education institutions who receive disclosures of sexual misconduct or discrimination from students or employees. Attendees will leave this training with an understanding of their obligations under Title IX and how to best respond to incidents brought to their attention. Price: $225

  • Thursday, July 25, 2024 (9:30 AM – 11:00 AM CT) – REGISTER

2024 Title IX Regulations Policy Assistance

The U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights released its 2024 Title IX Regulations with an implementation deadline of August 1, 2024. We know institutions have different needs when it comes to updating existing policies and implementing changes, and are offering two service options:

1: Policy Assessment and Discussion – Ballast will review existing Title IX/sexual misconduct policies to identify potential revisions in light of the new regulations. Ballast will lead institutional partners through a two-hour discussion on key decision-points and areas to consider when addressing the finalized regulations. This option is best suited for institutions with professionals who want to update their own policies and practices after receiving higher-level guidance and input. This option is available for a $2000 flat fee.

2: Ballast Policy Revisions – Ballast will revise existing Title IX/sexual misconduct policies to ensure alignment with the new regulations and make additional changes in consultation with institutional partners. Throughout the process, Ballast will identify and consult on key institutional decision-points. This option is best for institutions who want external professionals taking the lead on drafting and revisions. This option is billed hourly and cost depends on existing policy and changes needed.

Email [email protected] to begin the conversation about how Ballast can help incorporate these time-sensitive revisions to your policy before the August 1, 2024 implementation deadline.

Ballast Office Hours

Join Ballast for 30 minutes each month for a drop-in, no-cost opportunity to virtually connect with us and fellow colleagues about challenging cases or sticky situations. Our focus is to create space for connection and moral support, to generate ideas, and encourage healthy discussion with your peers who understand this work. Our doors are open to anyone working in the Title IX space. We believe that our communities are better served when we help one another, and that’s why no commitment is necessary to utilize our Office Hours.

Ballast’s Office Hours are on the first Wednesday of each month from 2:30-3:00 p.m. for Coordinators & Deputies and from 3:30-4:00 p.m. for Investigators. Register below to receive the Zoom link.

Coordinators and Deputies Office Hours
Investigators Office Hours

Custom Training

Ballast creates customized and engaging trainings that meet the needs of your institution. We work with you to develop sessions that further the Title IX-related skills of your team, meet necessary compliance elements, and fit within your unique institutional culture. Examples of custom trainings include:

Educational trainings for faculty, staff, or students
Title IX training for specific departments (Athletics, Human Resources, etc.)
Confidential Resources training
First Responder training
Employee reporting requirements training
Senior leadership training

Request a Custom Training Here
You may also email us directly at [email protected].


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