Required Training

  • Title IX Coordinators, investigators, decision-makers, and those involved in any informal resolution process receive annual training on the following topics:

    • Administrative Team and Leadership - Title IX Legal - Tharrington Smith, August 25, 2022
    • ATIXA - Coordinator Cohort Training - Ongoing 2022-2023 school year
    • Administrative Training  - RSS In Service, Chief Officer of Student Services Compliance, April Kuhn, and Chief Human Resources Officer, Dr.Jill Hall-Freeman
    • Safe Schools - Title IX Compliance - All Staff,  2022-2023
      • All staff (responsible employees) receive training in the Vector Solutions SafeSchools Training module Title IX Compliance Overview. This course is designed to provide school staff with an overview of Title IX regulations to ensure that their school district is in compliance. Topics covered include the role of legal precedent, regulatory and sub-regulatory guidance related to Title IX; relevant terminology used in Title IX guidance; and guidelines school districts must follow to remain in compliance with the law.

        This training is made up of six sections, followed by an assessment that employees have to score at least a score of 85 percent to receive credit.  The sections of this module include:

        • Introduction
        • Title IX Regulatory Guidance
        • Other Guidance in Title IX Enforcement
        • Title IX Terminology
        • Obligations of K-12 School Districts
        • Summary


  • Questions regarding Title IX may be referred to the Rowan Salisbury School Title IX Coordinator: 

    Judy McLaughlin, MA LCMHC, LCAS 
    Director of Counseling and Student Support Services / Title IX  Coordinator

    Wallace Education Forum
    500 N. Main Street
    Salisbury, NC  28144
    Telephone:  704-870-7559

    The contact information for the Office for Civil Rights with jurisdiction over North Carolina is as follows:

    4000 Maryland Ave, SW
    Washington, DC 20202-1475
    Telephone: 202-453-6020 
    TDD: 800-877-8339
    FAX: 202-453-6021