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"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:

  • Alcohol & Drugs
  • Athletics Compliance Audits
  • Behavioral Intervention
  • Campus Safety
  • Classroom Management
  • Clery Act Compliance
  • Coach & Administrator Training
  • Conduct Board Training
  • Conduct Code Development
  • Culture Change Initiatives
  • Disruptive Students
  • Emergency Management
  • Enterprise Risk Management
  • First Amendment
  • Greek Life/Student Org Training
  • Hazing
  • Investigations
  • K-12 and College Athletics
  • Litigation Management
  • Policy/Program/Review
  • Psychological Distress
  • Red Flags Rule
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Sexual Misconduct
  • Strategic Prevention
  • Student Athlete Training
  • Student Organizations
  • Student Suicide
  • Threat Assessment
  • Title IX, ADA, and FERPA

In the News

MIAA Volleyball Committee Waits on Rule Change to Allow Boys to Play on Girls’ Front Line

Erin Buzuvis, a member of the Blue Ribbon Commission, stated that she believed singling out boys from participating gave the indication that girls are inherently not as good or as athletic as boys.

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K-12 Schools Keep Mishandling Sexual Assault Complaints. Will New Title IX Regulations Help?

But when it comes to K-12 schools, “They didn’t have one of those ‘Oh, no’ moments of realizing they’re on the hook,” said Daniel Swinton, vice president of the Association for Title IX Administrators, a professional trade group.

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ATIXA Position Statement on Adopting the Preponderance of the Evidence Standard of Proof

The debate continues to rage on about which standard of proof federal funding recipients (including schools and colleges) should apply to determine whether a violation of sexual harassment policy has occurred. ATIXA has issued the following Position Statement on Adopting the Preponderance of the Evidence Standard of Proof to reiterate our consistent position that the […]

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Chadron State to Pay $900,000 in Settlement of Title IX Lawsuit

“I was stunned,” Schuster said in a phone interview. “I’ve seen settlements with high prices before. This was high price, but all these other pieces, the memorial, the scholarship, a mandatory letter of condolence, are highly unusual.”

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ATIXA to Facilitate Public Posting of its Title IX Training Materials

Between now and the August 14, 2020 implementation deadline, ATIXA will be making the current materials it uses during its training programs available for public inspection.

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Where Colleges Stand on Title IX

“You’re asking them if they think they have an effective process in place. You’re not asking the objective question if they have an effective process in place.” Download report here.

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Who’s Who on the Higher Education Title IX Team?

ATIXA recommends establishing a cross-functional team of professionals with distinct Title IX-related responsibilities in order to effectively manage institutional compliance and respond to complex, sensitive matters in a timely and thorough manner as required by law.

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IX and Wine with Brett A. Sokolow, J.D., ATIXA President

IX and Wines* will be held every Friday, as schedules permit, for as long as we’re all cooped up! So, grab your favorite beverage and make Friday afternoons with ATIXA part of your socially distant but not disconnected routine. Friday, June 5, 2020 | 3:00pm-4:30 pm ET Members-Only Register Here Check back for more IX […]

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Associations, Certifications, and Trainings

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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