Our Commitment to You Through the COVID-19 Pandemic
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Due to the extraordinary circumstances surrounding the worldwide Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, TNG is taking steps to continue to serve our clients.
"We change lives through proven methods of prevention, education, and training."
-Brett A. Sokolow, J.D., Chair
Brett A. Sokolow, J.D., Chair
"We change lives through proven methods of prevention, education, and training."
-Brett A. Sokolow, J.D., Chair
W. Scott Lewis, J.D., Partner
"We change lives through proven methods of prevention, education, and training."
-Brett A. Sokolow, J.D., Chair
Saundra K. Schuster, J.D., Partner
"We change lives through proven methods of prevention, education, and training."
-Brett A. Sokolow, J.D., Chair
Daniel C. Swinton, J.D., Ed.D., President
"We change lives through proven methods of prevention, education, and training."
-Brett A. Sokolow, J.D., Chair
Brian Van Brunt, Ed.D., Partner
"We change lives through proven methods of prevention, education, and training."
-Brett A. Sokolow, J.D., Chair
"We change lives through proven methods of prevention, education, and training."
-Brett A. Sokolow, J.D., Chair

The NCHERM Group

TNG IS A:

CONSULTING FIRM SERVING 3,000 SCHOOLS and COLLEGES,

CORPORATE/INSTITUTIONAL RISK MANAGEMENT FIRM, AND

ASSOCIATION MANAGEMENT FIRM

TNG is comprised of several linked organizations that have served the education field for 20 years. As a firm, TNG serves over 400 college, university, and school clients each year, making us one of the largest education-specific consulting practices in the country. TNG's five partners have more than 100 years of combined experience and our 25 additional consultants are the top experts in their fields. TNG has provided services to more than 3,000 school and college clients, providing unparalleled reach and impact on the field. TNG also provides its services for employers and corporate clients, leveraging its proprietary systems-level solutions for risk prevention in the workplace. The TNG Way has become the risk management touchstone for schools, colleges, and workplaces across the country.

Our Expertise

TNG offers expertise for high-risk campus health and safety issues:

  • Behavioral Intervention
  • Campus Safety
  • Classroom Management
  • Clery Act Compliance
  • Conduct Code Development
  • Conduct Board Training
  • Culture Change Initiatives
  • Disruptive Students
  • Emergency Management
  • Enterprise Risk Management
  • First Amendment
  • Hazing
  • Investigations
  • Litigation Management
  • Policy/Program/Review
  • Alcohol & Drugs
  • Psychological Distress
  • Red Flags Rule
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Sexual Misconduct
  • Strategic Prevention
  • Student Organizations
  • Student Suicide
  • Threat Assessment
  • Title IX, ADA, and FERPA

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In the News

National Women’s Law Center’s Letter to the Department of Education Regarding COVID-19 and Title IX

The National Women’s Law Center and the undersigned 209 survivor advocacy organizations, civil rights organizations, and educational institutions and membership organizations call on the Department of Education to suspend the rulemaking process for the proposed regulations implementing Title IX.

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Overwhelmed Colleges Worry About Title IX Rule’s Release

“Issuing Title IX regulations in the midst of coronavirus response would be a huge distraction for schools and colleges, which need to be focused right now on transitioning essential services to online delivery,” Sokolow said.

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How to Provide Service Delivery in a Pandemic

NaBITA and ATIXA special event webinars are now available to assist campuses with providing service delivery in a pandemic. Join Title IX and online program experts for a webinar on maintaining your Title IX program remotely. Join NaBITA’s experts for a webinar on operating an online BIT and responding to student issues in a virtual […]

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What Do The Education Department’s New Title IX Rules Mean For Students

Joseph Vincent, a consultant for the Association of Title IX Administrators, told The College Post he believes “70 to 80 percent” of the changes are “good and welcome,” but cautioned that some of the new rules, could unfairly tilt the litigation process in favor of the accused.

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How the new DeVos rules on sexual assault will shock schools — and students

Brett Sokolow, an attorney and Title IX consultant, predicted “systemic failure” within a few years as both colleges and K-12 schools struggle to put in place the federal requirements.“I think the system potentially collapses under the weight of the litigation that comes from this,” he said.

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At This Texas Campus, Sexual Harassers Can Now Expect to Be Fired

“Termination may be the practice for more and more schools, but putting it in writing as policy is an uncommon step, so far,” Brett A. Sokolow, president of the Association of Title IX Administrators, wrote in an email. He said this is the first such policy he’s aware of.

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Coaching double standard plagues women’s college ice hockey

Title IX, passed in 1972, was designed to impose an equality mandate for institutions that receive federal funding, Western New England University law professor and Title IX expert Erin Buzuvis said. The law wasn’t designed to fix social problems, Buzuvis said, and equal treatment lags behind.

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Association of Title IX Administrators

ATIXA provides a professional association for school and college Title IX Coordinators and administrators who are interested in serving their districts and campuses more effectively. Since 1972, Title IX has proved to be an inceasingly powerful leveling tool, helping to advance gender equity in schools and colleges.

The National Behavorial Intervention Team Association

NABITA is an organization for the support and professional development of behavorial intervention team members, commited to providing education, resources, and support to professionals in schools and in the workplace who endeavor every day to make their campuses and workplaces safer through caring prevention and intervention.

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