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ATIXA and SCOPE Provide Premier Professional Development Opportunity at 2014 Joint National Conference for Those Interested in School and College Title IX Compliance and Prevention

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SOURCE Association of Title IX Administrators and School and College Organization for Prevention Educators

MALVERN, Pa., June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Association of Title IX Administrators (ATIXA) and the School and College Organization for Prevention Educators (SCOPE) are excited to announce the 2014 ATIXA/SCOPE Joint National Conference, October 12th-17th, at the Rosen Plaza Hotel in Orlando, Florida. In recognition of the Violence Against Women Act reauthorization and the October 2014 implementation of Campus SaVE Act enforcement, ATIXA and SCOPE have come together to share knowledge and community across the fields of Title IX and prevention education.

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Keynote Speaker

ATIXA and SCOPE are honored to announce Jackson Katz, Ph.D. as the Keynote Speaker at this year's Joint Conference. Dr. Katz is internationally recognized for his groundbreaking work in gender violence prevention education in schools, the sports culture and the military, as well as for his pioneering work in critical media literacy. The keynote address, scheduled for Sunday evening, October 12th beginning at 7:00pm, will focus on rape culture and bystander intervention in the context of objectification and hypermasculinity. Learn more about Dr. Katz and this year's keynote address here.

Featured Speaker Panel Presentations

ATIXA and SCOPE are excited to welcome a number of featured speakers to the conference this year. Featured speaker panel presentations will be 90-minutes in length and are all-conference sessions.

Practicing Prevention & The Campus SaVE Act: A Panel of Multiple Perspectives

Monday, October 13th, 9am

Panel Featured Speakers:

  • Michelle Issadore, M.Ed., Executive Director, SCOPE
  • Lauren (LB) Klein, MSW, LMSW, Assistant Director, Respect Program, Emory University
  • John Wesley Lowery, Ph.D., Professor, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
  • Jane Stapleton, M.A., Co-Director, Prevention Innovations

Creating Change Through Activist Efforts

Tuesday, October 14th, 9am

Panel Featured Speakers:

  • Representatives from Students Active for Ending Rape (SAFER)

From the Front Lines: Title IX Coordinators Talk Best Practices, Community Buy-In and Tackling the Tough Stuff

Tuesday, October 14th, 3:30pm

Panel Featured Speakers:

  • Joni Baker, Ph.D., Director of Equal Opportunity and Diversity, The Texas A&M University System
  • Georgina Dodge, Ph.D., Chief Diversity Officer and Associate Vice President, Title IX Coordinator, University of Iowa
  • Mozelle Orton, M.Ed., Director, Office of Equal Employment Opportunity & Risk Administration, Salt Lake City Community College
  • Amy Zavadil, M.S., Associate Dean for Equity, Title IX Coordinator, Barnard College

Past, Present and Future: The Expert Perspective on The Office of Civil Rights

Wednesday, October 15th, 9am

Panel Featured Speakers:

  • Catherine Criswell, J.D., Title IX Coordinator, Stanford University, Former Director,, Cleveland Office, U.S. Department of Education, Office of Civil Rights
  • Howard Kallem, J.D., Title IX Compliance Coordinator, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Former Chief Regional Attorney, DC Regional Office, U.S. Department of Education, Office of Civil Rights

Case Law & Compliance: A Current Update on Title IX

Wednesday, October 15th, 12:15pm

Panel Featured Speakers:

  • W. Scott Lewis, J.D., Partner, The NCHERM Group, LLC
  • Saundra Schuster, J.D., Partner, The NCHERM Group, LLC
  • Brett A. Sokolow, J.D., President & CEO, The NCHERM Group, LLC
  • Daniel C. Swinton, J.D., Ed.D., Senior Executive Vice President, The NCHERM Group, LLC

Conference Site Location and Lodging

The ATIXA/SCOPE Joint conference will be at the Rosen Plaza Hotel (9700 International Drive, Orlando, FL, 32819). Lodging reservations can be made directly with the Rosen Plaza Hotel by clicking here or by calling 800-627-8258 and requesting the group rate for the '2014 ATIXA-SCOPE Joint National Conference.'

Early Bird Registration Available through August 1st

Early Bird registration now available. Be sure to register for the conference by August 1st to receive our discounted rates. View conference rates and registration information here.

Joint National Conference Pre- and Post-Conferences

Take a look at the ATIXA/SCOPE conference schedule to learn more about the pre- and post-conference opportunities that will be available. Pre-conference and post-conference registration is available only in conjunction with conference registration; additional fees apply. Registration deadline is September 26th, 2014.

Conference Information

For more information, please contact Michelle Issadore, SCOPE Executive Director & Conference Co-Coordinator, Email, 610-644-1718 or Marianne Price, ATIXA Director of Educational Programs & Conference Co-Coordinator, Email or 610-644-7858.

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