"We change lives through proven methods of prevention, education, and training."
-Brett A. Sokolow, J.D., CEO
Brett A. Sokolow, J.D., CEO
"We change lives through proven methods of prevention, education, and training."
-Brett A. Sokolow, J.D., CEO
W. Scott Lewis, J.D., Partner
"We change lives through proven methods of prevention, education, and training."
-Brett A. Sokolow, J.D., CEO
Saundra K. Schuster, J.D., Partner
"We change lives through proven methods of prevention, education, and training."
-Brett A. Sokolow, J.D., CEO
Daniel C. Swinton, J.D., Ed.D., President
"We change lives through proven methods of prevention, education, and training."
-Brett A. Sokolow, J.D., CEO
Brian Van Brunt, Ed.D., Partner
"We change lives through proven methods of prevention, education, and training."
-Brett A. Sokolow, J.D., CEO
"We change lives through proven methods of prevention, education, and training."
-Brett A. Sokolow, J.D., CEO

The NCHERM Group

THE NCHERM GROUP, LLC (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

The NCHERM Group 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

Complaint over Connecticut high school athletics transgender policy has merit, former federal prosecutor says

Erin Buzuvis, a professor at Western New England College’s school of law who is the director of the school’s Center for Gender and Sexuality Studies, said that the complaint is unprecedented in athletics but felt that it may be similar to the cases where transgender students have been allowed to use bathrooms that match their […]

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Since #MeToo, colleges crack down on romantic relationships between professors and students

Title IX experts generally favor policies that require the relationships are reported to higher-ups, especially when there’s direct supervision, said Brett Sokolow, president of the Association of Title IX Administrators. But Sokolow said “broad-stroke” prohibitions can drive relationships underground, making them harder to manage.

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Experts Warn Betsy DeVos’s New Title IX Rules Will Lead to Onslaught of Pricey Lawsuits as Feds Take Huge Step Back From Sexual Assault Cases

“I think that the message out of OCR, since the Trump administration took office,” said Brett Sokolow, president of the Association of Title IX Administrators, “is we’re a law-and-order division on those issues we care about, and everything else can go to hell.”

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After Campus Protests Against a Local Bakery, Here’s Why a Jury Said Oberlin Must Pay $44 Million

“One professor said we’re going to get them where it hurts — the smear on their brand is what hurts, and that’s been taken care of,” Schuster said.

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UCLA failed to warn the public about gynecologist accused of sexual battery

“To allow someone to resign in a situation like that probably shows more coddling of faculty and an employee of an institution than most institutions do at this point,” Sokolow said.

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ATIXA Expands Its Popular 20-Minutes-To…Trained Series

ATIXA launched this web-based sexual misconduct training series of thirteen topics in 2018. Now, ATIXA has added fourteen additional topics for hearing administrators, panels, and appeals officers.

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World Cup: Elizabeth Warren Backs USWNT Equal Pay Fight

he lawsuit, which is still in its early stages, notes that women just earned a roster bonus of just $15,000 for making the 2015 World Cup team, compared to $55,000 for men in 2014. “The case is still in the early stage of litigation. If this were a tennis match, it would be as if […]

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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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