Title IX Trainings

As of August 14, 2020, the Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights requires all institutions receiving federal funds to make publicly available all materials used to train Title IX Coordinators, investigators, and decision-makers.

Title IX Coordinators & Deputy Coordinators
Below are the trainings provided to the Title IX Coordinator and Deputy Title IX Coordinators at UMKC.

KC Atchinson, J.D., Title IX Coordinator:

Ursula Gurney, Senior Woman Administrator in Athletics & Deputy Title IX Coordinator:

  • January 2020: UMKC Mandated Reporter Training (no link available)
  • August 2014: UM System Title IX Coordinator Training (no link available)


Below are the trainings provided to Title IX investigators at UMKC.

Jacob Lazzo, J.D., Investigator

  • Remaining Trauma - Informed in an Era of Changing Title IX Regulations presented by The National Center for Campus Public Safety
  • Service and Emotional Support Animals: Managing the Menagerie presented by Husch Blackwell
  • Thompson and Coburn Title IX Materials: (1) Fundamentals; (2) Complaints; (3) Investigations; (4) Hearings; (5) Determinations; (6) Appeals; (7) Title IX Comparison; (8) Compliance Checklist
  • An Interactive Analysis of Common Scenarios Under the FMLA and ADA presented by Husch Blackwell
  • Understanding LGBTQ Rights and Protections in the Workplace presented by Husch Blackwell
  • Labor & Employment in Higher Education Year-in-Review 2020: Examining One of the Most Difficult Years in Recent Memory presented by Husch Blackwell
  • 2020 Title IX Regulations: Core Issues and Lessons Learned presented by Husch Blackwell
  • Issues in Higher Education: The Equal Pay Act: Updates, Trends and Tips for Manging Enforcement and Litigation Risk
  • Dusting off the Old Playbook? Possible Policy and Legal Changes for Higher Education Under the Biden Administration presented by Husch Blackwell
  • Time with IX - Intersection of Disability and Title IX presented by ATIXA
  • Equity in the Workplace: Eliminating Discrimination and Harassment
  • Following the Digital Breadcrumbs: Identifying, Preserving, and Presenting Digital Evidence of Stalking and Other Crimes presented by Victims Voice
  • Safe Space Training presented by Kari Jo Freudigmann
  • Resiliency Team Activity presented by UMKC Dept. of Criminal Justice and Criminology Field Exploration Course, in partnership with Emerge Counseling
  • Title IX Guidance Webinar presented by the Department of Education
  • IX in 5: Title IX Expectations for the Next Five Years presented by Culture of Respect NASPA and SUNY Student Conduct Institute
  • Responding to Stalking Webinar
  • Investigating Pay Difference Webinar presented by Biddle Consulting Group
  • Hearing Panelist Training - Equity and Title IX Day 1
  • Hearing Panelist Training - Equity and Title IX Day 2
  • Equity in the Workplace: Eliminating Discrimination and Harassment
  • Investigations Involving Student Athlete: Issues to Consider and Best Practices presented by Husch Blackwell
  • UMKC Unconscious Bias Microaggressions
  • RISE Virtual Green Dot Faculty and Staff Training
  • NCSAM (National Campus Safety Awareness Month) Summit - Meeting the Challenge of Tomorrow - Today - Day 1 presented by Clery Center
  • NCSAM (National Campus Safety Awareness Month) Summit - Meeting the Challenge of Tomorrow - Today - Day 2 presented by Clery Center
  • EEOC Lunch and Learn Webinar: Federal EEO Protections for LGBTQIA+ Workers
  • HR For Changing Times- Virtual Conference presented by Missouri CUPA-HR

Madison McBratney, J.D., Investigator


Below are the trainings provided to hearing panelists and appellate officers and committees at UMKC.

Equity Resolution Hearing Panelists:

Hearing Officers:

  • [In Progress]

Emergency Removal Appeal Committee:

Equity Resolution Appellate Officers:

Mikah Thompson, JD, Associate Professor, School of Law

January 2015: Title IX Investigator (no link available) – TNG’s Daniel Swinton (link)

Thomas Stein, Associate Professor, Conservatory

Dr. Lori Sexton, Associate Professor/Chair, Criminal Justice & Criminology

  • [In Progress]

Below are the trainings provided to those serving as mediators in the Resolution Process under Title IX at UMKC.

KC Atchinson, JD, Mediator [see above: KC Atchinson, JD, Deputy Title IX Coordinator]

Resources for Title IX Teams in Higher Education (link) provides information for anyone serving to address complaints of sexual misconduct at a college or university.