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Show Me Title IX Conference

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Event overview

From June 4-5, 2018, the University of Missouri (UM) System hosted the Show Me Title IX Conference in Columbia, MO. In hosting the conference, UM System shared its best practices and innovative programming; provided training for investigators and coordinators; and created a space for other experts across the state to share their knowledge.

The Show Me Title IX Conference program included several tracks: Booster Training Courses for Coordinators and Investigators; Education and Prevention; Social Justice; Policy and Procedures; K-12; and Community Colleges. Attendees can mix and match from different tracks to create the conference schedule that will best support their professional growth. 

You can also access our Show Me Title IX Conference Program online for additional information on the event, as well as presentations and speakers.

Conference details

Date: Monday, June 4 - Tuesday, June 5, 2018, with a welcoming reception on Sunday, June 3

Location: Courtyard Marriott, 3301 Lemone Industrial Boulevard, Columbia, MO 65201

Key dates and deadlines:

  • December 8, 2017 – Online proposal submission begins
  • February 14, 2018 - Proposal submission deadline*
  • March 14, 2018 - Notification of proposal acceptance or rejection
  • March 19, 2018 - Program overview announced and registration opens
  • June 3, 2018 from 7:00-9:00 p.m. – Conference welcoming reception
  • June 4-5, 2018 – Conference events

*Please note, once the deadline has passed you will not be able to submit or edit a conference proposal. No exceptions will be made.

Registration

Registration for the conference is now closed.

Location information

Courtyard Marriott - Columbia, MO (3301 Lemone Industrial Blvd.)

To secure your room at the Courtyard Marriott (location of the conference):

  • Visit the Courtyard Marriott booking webpage at www.marriott.com/coucy.
  • Enter your desired stay dates and under the group code section, enter: MSTMSTA to book a room with a king bed and sofa sleeper ($99.00), or MSTMSTB for a room with a double queen bed ($99.00).
  • Alternately, call 1-800-MARRIOTT and provide your customer service representative with the group code of your choice above. You can also make your reservation directly at 573-443-8000.

To secure your room at MU Discovery Residence Hall (3.5 mi from the conference):

  • Contact Peyton Flewelling (pefg38@mail.missouri.edu) with the dates of your intended stay (Sunday, June 3 and/or Monday, June 4), phone number and the name of your roommate, if applicable, to secure your reservation. You will pay your room rates upon arrival at the Residence Hall.
  • Please note, suites share a bathroom and the door can be locked. Single rooms in a suite are $52.50/night. If you would like to share a room, the cost is $29.50/night per person.

Keynote speakers

Tiffany Hill

Tiffany Hill is an experienced employment and consumer law attorney. She litigates consumer law cases to ensure compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act and the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act. Her legal background includes employment as Deputy District Attorney in Nevada, Assistant General Counsel at Ohio University, in-house legal practice with Hammons Law Firm in Oklahoma as well as corporate legal experience as HR Legal Advisor for Paycom in Oklahoma. As a legal consultant, she maintains knowledge of industry trends and employment legislation and uses those skills to minimize legal liability within organizations.

Tiffany also utilizes her legal expertise as an advocate for increased awareness surrounding the issue of domestic violence. As an author, filmmaker, and owner of TH Authentic LLC, she inspires survivors to move past the pain of domestic abuse into their authentic purpose. Additionally, she collaborates with national organizations to cultivate emerging young leaders through mentorship programs.

Tiffany earned her Juris Doctorate and Bachelor of Civil Law degrees from the Louisiana State University Paul M. Hebert Law Center and is licensed to practice law in Louisiana, Ohio and Oklahoma. She obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Southern University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Her professional and civic memberships include the Louisiana, Ohio and Oklahoma bar associations, the Society for Human Resource Management, the National Association of Professional Women, Women in Film and Television, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated and The Links, Incorporated. Her board affiliations include the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH), Council for Accreditation of Counseling & Related Educational Programs (CACREP), the American Psychological Association, Board of Educational Affairs and the YWCA Human Resources Committee.

Kate Nash

Katherine L. Nash practices primarily in the areas of higher education, education, non-profit, litigation, labor and employment law. Kate works primarily with educational institutions, including public and private college and universities, community colleges, public school districts and charter schools. She regularly advises these institutions, as well as private employers, on all manners of employment issues including Title VII, the ADA, the ADEA, the FMLA and related state laws. She advises institutions of higher education on a wide range of legal issues, including employment matters, student rights, harassment and discrimination disputes, tenure litigation, first amendment issues, Title IX compliance and litigation, disability law, Title IV funding, board governance, endowment matters and numerous other legal issues impacting the higher education community.

Kate also acts as outside general counsel to numerous institutions, advising them, on a myriad of day-to-day legal issues. Kate has extensive experience on matters related to Title IX, VAWA, the Clery Act and Title IV regulations. She also represents educational institutions and other employers on state of federal court in Missouri and Illinois. She represents clients in front of administrative agencies, such as the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Missouri Human Rights Commission the Illinois Department of Human Rights, the Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights, and the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs.

Kate is a frequent lecturer and author on employment law and legal issues related to educational institutions. She is a member of the National Association of College and University Attorneys (NACUA), the Council of School Attorneys (COSA), and has been recognized by Superlawyers in the field of education law. Kate was an adjunct professor at St. Louis University School for Law for many years where she taught a course on the law of non-profit organizations.

Presentations

Title Type Track Presenter Presenter Title Presenter Affiliation
Blurred Lines: Student Led Discussions of Rape Culture in the Black Community at HWIs Panel Discussion Social Justice Brittani Fults Education, Prevention, and Outreach Coordinator University of Missouri—Columbia
Creating and Implementing Effective Outreach Plans for Equity & Title IX Offices Individual Presentation Education and Prevention Brittani Fults Education, Prevention, and Outreach Coordinator University of Missouri—Columbia
Conversations with International Students about Power-based Violence Roundtable / Conversation hour Education and Prevention Brittani Fults Education, Prevention, and Outreach Coordinator University of Missouri—Columbia
You Kiss Your Mother With That Mouth?: Talking Dirty With Title IX Professionals Roundtable / Conversation hour Training for Coordinators/ Investigators Jami Ball Institutional Compliance Officer/Title IX Officer Truman State University
Combined Community Response Teams and how they can work for you Individual Presentation Education and Prevention Andrew Pepper OVW Project Coordinator/Title IX Education Coordinator Missouri University of Science and Technology
Loss of Trust: the effects of Leader discrimination and organzational response Individual Presentation Education and Prevention Andrew Pepper OVW Project Coordinator/Title IX Education Coordinator Missouri University of Science and Technology
Accommodations for Persons with Disabilities in the Investigation Process Individual Presentation Polices and Procedures Amber Cheek Director of Accessibility and ADA Coordinator University of Missouri—Columbia
The Challenges of Title IX on Community College Campuses Panel Discussion Community Colleges Mary Zabriskie Director, Student Conduct/Title IX Coordinator St. Louis Community College
Improving Your Institution’s Title IX Policies: Engaging Stakeholders for Success Panel Discussion Policies and Procedures Ben Trachtenberg Associate Professor University of Missouri—Columbia
The Intersection between Title IX & the Criminal Justice System Individual Presentation Training for Coordinators/ Investigators Anna Kratky Title IX Coordinator Saint Louis University
The Intersection between the Role of Title IX Coordinator & Title IX Investigator Individual Presentation Training for Coordinators/ Investigators Anna Kratky Title IX Coordinator Saint Louis University
Can We Prevent Sexual Assault with Sex Positivity? Individual Presentation Education and Prevention Zoë Peterson Associate Professor and Director of the Sexual Assault Research and Education Program University of Missouri—St. Louis
People, Policies and Practices: A Close-Up Look at OTC's T IX Team Individual Presentation Training for Coordinators/ Investigators Julia Holmes College Director of Equity and Compliance Ozarks Technical Community College
Educate, Prevent, Respond: Building a Survivor-Centered Violence Prevention Program Individual Presentation Education and Prevention Danica Wolf Lead Coordinator University of Missouri RSVP Center
Institutions of Higher Education & Human Trafficking: Response and Preparedness Individual Presentation Social Justice Kathleen Preble Assistant Professor University of Missouri—Columbia
Institutions of Higher Education & Human Trafficking: Response and Preparedness Individual Presentation Social Justice MacKenzie Cook PhD Student University of Missouri—Columbia
Institutions of Higher Education & Human Trafficking: Response and Preparedness Individual Presentation Social Justice Brittani Fults Education, Prevention, and Outreach Coordinator University of Missouri—Columbia
How to Write a Report Following a Title IX Investigation Individual Presentation Training for Coordinators/ Investigators Jill Patterson Title IX Coordinator Missouri State University
Intern Resource Network: Promoting Student Safety & Equity Across Missouri Individual Presentation Education and Prevention Matthew Huffman Public Affairs Director Missouri Coalition Against Domestic & Sexual Violence
Working with Your Media Relations Team Individual Presentation Education and Prevention Andrew Careaga Executive Director Missouri University of Science and Technology
Training for Adjudication Boards Individual Presentation Training for Coordinators/ Investigators Jessica Kennedy Director, Title IX Office & Title IX Coordinator Washington University in St. Louis
Navigating the process: Setting your Title IX GPS for Success Individual Presentation Training for Coordinators/ Investigators Paige Townley Student Conduct Officer University of Iowa
Keynote: TBA Individual Presentation TBA Tiffany Hill Employment and Consumer Law Attorney TH Legal Consulting, LLC
Reverse Discrimination Claims in Title IX Individual Presentation Training for Coordinators/ Investigators Thomas Baker Associate Dean of Students University of Iowa
Closing the Loop; Writing a Complete Investigation Report Individual Presentation Training for Coordinators/ Investigators Thomas Baker Associate Dean of Students University of Iowa
Challenging Issues for Investigators Symposium Training for Coordinators/ Investigators Thomas Baker, Paige Townley and Steve Wehling N/A N/A
Working with Victims, Managing Pre-investigation Reports Individual Presentation Training for Coordinators/ Investigators Alyssa Pomponio University of Iowa Compliance Coordinator

 

Show Me Title IX Steering Committee

  • Dana Beteet Daniels (UMSL)
  • Andrea Hayes (MU)
  • Emily Love (UM System)
  • Neil Outar (Missouri S&T)
  • Andrew Pepper (Missouri S&T)
  • Mikah Thompson (UMKC)
  • Mary Zabriskie (St. Louis Community College)

Get help

If you need assistance during the registration process, please reach out to Emily Love at umdeimail@umsystem.edu.

Reviewed July 13, 2018.