North Central Institute is committed to providing a learning, working, and living environment that promotes personal integrity, civility, and mutual respect in an environment free of discrimination.
Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 is a federal law that prohibits sex discrimination in education. It reads: “ No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance.” Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, and its implementing regulation at 34 C.F.R. Part 106 (Title IX).
Effective August 14, 2020, The Title IX rule creates a new specific process by which postsecondary institutions must manage covered sexual harassments complaints on campus.
North Central Institute will be using the training resources provided by Thompson Coburn LLP to provide training to individuals that will help administer this required process.
The training provided by Thompson Coburn LLP will cover the following topics: Module 1 – An Introduction to Managing Title IX Sexual Harassment on Campus; Module 2 – Formal Complaints of Title IX Sexual Harassment; Module 3 – Title IX Investigations & Informal Resolutions; Module 4 – Title IX Hearings; Module 5 – Title IX Determinations; Module 6 – Title IX Appeals.
North Central Institute has designated the following individuals Title IV Coordinator & Title IX Decision Maker to coordinate the compliance with Title IX:
Michelle Hartson / Registrar
Title IX Coordinator
North Central Institute
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Dale Wood / Dean of Admissions
Title IX Decision Maker
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In the absence of the above the President will become the interim Title IX Coordinator. This responsibility will remain in place until such position is filled.
North Central Institute will utilize the assistance from the Executive office for the position of Investigator. The Investigator will assist and work with the Title IX Coordinator in conduction a fair, objective, and impartial investigation.
Patricia Bell / Comptroller
Title IX Investigator
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All Title IX Administrators will be required to complete each module provided by Thompson Coburn training.