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
October 2021
  • Husch Blackwell Title IX Training
  • Green Dot Faculty and Staff Training
  • RISE – Painting Toward Prevention
  • Roos for Mental Health: Lunch N’ Learn
  • Maxient Boot Camp
November 2021
  • Safe Space LGBTQIA+ Training
  • ATIXA Title IX Investigator Training
  • Husch Blackwell presents Title IX Obligations and Requirements: Lessons Learned since August 2020 - Title IX - Lessons Learned Since August 2020 (November 2021).pdf
  • Husch Blackwell presents Navigating the Intersection of Title IX and the Clery Act - Navigating the Intersection of Title IX and Clery.November 2021.pdf
December 2021
  • Missouri Human Rights Conference
  • Husch Blackwell presents Labor & Employment in Higher Education Year-in-Review 2021
January 2022
  • Holland & Hart ADA Training
  • The Chicago District of the EEOC presents: Accessibility for Online Hiring Documents and Applications
  •  EEOC presents Identifying and Preventing Human Trafficking
  • Vaccine Accommodations, Retaliation, and Interference: An EEOC Update
  • UMKC School of Law presents Student Free Speech Rights: Lewd Speech doesn’t Equal Free Speech
February 2022
  • Hyde Park Technology Training Session
  • Current State of Knowledge about Stalking and Gender-based Violence: The Known, Unknown, and yet to be Known presented by University of Maryland School of Social Work
  • FTCOE Virtual Workshop – Understanding Sexual Assault Trauma and Considerations for Conducting a Trauma-Informed Interview presented by National Institute of Justice
  • Ending Retaliation, Securing Racial and Economic Justice in the Workplace presented by EEOC
March 2022
  •  Virtual Groundwater Racial equity and Inclusion Workshop presented by Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation
  • Pre-Summit Focus on Long-COVID
  • Successful Dialogues in Diverse Cultural Environments presented by EEOC
  • Summit on Episodic Disability and Employment
April 2022
  • Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association’s 25th Annual Domestic Violence Alliance
  • Here to THRIVE: Six Steps to Take Charge of Your Career Progression
  • ZeroNow Sessions: Hazing Prevention
  • UMKC Pride Breakfast
  • EEOC Webinar: Religious Accommodations
  • What Were They Wearing? Presented by UMKC Women’s Center
May 2022
  • Faculty Diversity Dialogues
  • Bricker & Eckler Higher Ed Webinar: Title IX Litigation Update - title-ix-litigation-update (May 2022).pdf
  • GoToWebinar: Managing Trauma Triggers
  • Urban Wellness Wellbeing at Work presents Stressors, Stress & Strategies: Tools for Understanding and Supporting Mental Health in the Workplace - Final Stressors Stress Strategies (3) (1).pptx.pdf
  • Staff Council Professional Development Conference
  • 34th Annual Conference Heartland Labor and Employment Law Institute
  • EEOC Case Updates: ADA and Rehab Protections
  • Grand River Solutions: Sexual Citizens SPACE Toolkit
  • EEOC Webinar: Workplace Harassment and Retaliation
  • Dan Schorr LLC Webinar: Title IX Offices: Structure and Staffing for Success
June 2022
  • UM System Grievance Officer and Proxy Training
  • Bricker & Eckler SIU Webinar Series: Title IX Litigation Update - title-ix-litigation-update (June 2022).pdf
  • Federal Protections for LGBTQ+ Workers: Community Virtual Listening Session hosted by EEOC and OFCCP
  • Words Matter: Talking About Equal Pay & Leading Change presented by EEOC
  • Interviewing Police Officers Training Session and Review
  • Fostering LGBTQ-Friendly Workplaces presented by EEOC
  • ATIXA – Fifty Years of Title IX Training
  • Grand River Solutions: 2022 Draft Title IX Regulations: A Summary Session for Colleges and Universities
  • CUPA-HR Webinar: Helping Employees Understand and Navigate the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program

Morgan Scheckel, 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, J.D., 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, J.D., 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.