A WINNING CULTURE: TITLE IX, INCLUSIVITY, AND K-12 ATHLETICS
(Course Certification Included)
Discover more about Title IX’s application to K-12 athletics at your own pace.
Learn about the history of Title IX and its role in athletics, reporting Title IX discrimination and sexual harassment concerns, recognizing the importance of equity in athletics, understanding your role as a coach to create inclusive spaces, and work through real-world scenarios.
Email Tawny@titleixsolutions.com for group pricing.
Empower every athlete, ignite equitable opportunity, and navigate the complexities of Title IX in K-12 athletics. This online course equips educators, coaches, and administrators with the knowledge and best practices to foster inclusive programs, combat discrimination, and create a welcoming space for all students to thrive.
- Discuss the evolution and purpose of Title IX.
- Understand the requirements for athletics programs under Title IX.
- Describe the role of athletics coaches in reporting potential Title IX incidents.
- Analyze the importance of diversity, equity, and inclusion in athletics spaces.
- Emphasize the coach’s role in creating safe, equitable, team cultures.
– Course Introduction
– Overview of Title IX
– Title IX and Athletics
– Reporting Title IX Concerns
– Recognizing the Importance of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Athletics
– Role of the Athletic Coach in Creating an Inclusive, Equitable Environment
– Case Studies in Recognizing Concerns in Student-Athletes
– Course Wrap-Up
Meet Your Instructors
TAWNY ALONZO, M.S. | Director of Training
A graduate of Texas A&M University, Tawny has blended careers in higher education and law enforcement to address issues of sexual misconduct on college campuses. Tawny took an interest as a police officer in working with victims of sexual assault, child abuse, and domestic violence. She immersed herself in trainings on trauma-informed interviewing, violence against women and children, as well as community approaches to prevention. This passion led to a jump into higher education and the world of Title IX. She previously served as a Title IX Investigator at Texas Woman’s University, Director of Violence Prevention at Southern Methodist University, and Title IX Program Manager at UT Southwestern Medical Center. Her areas of expertise include conducting compliant investigations, creating dynamic student and employee trainings, and building holistic campus violence prevention programs.
STEPHANIE LAMONACA, M.Ed., J.D. | Professional Title IX Consultant and Former Title IX Coordinator
Stephanie LaMonaca, M.Ed., J.D. is a highly experienced professional with over 25 years of expertise in administration, student services, and teaching in K-12 schools, international student exchange programs, and University and graduate level programs. Additionally, Stephanie has a background in social work counseling and the legal field. Over the past 10 years, Stephanie has been a key member of the Office of Equity and Title IX as a Title IX Liaison and Investigator at the University level and has served as an Associate Dean of Students. During this time, she completed training and certification as a Title IX Coordinator and Administrator. Stephanie is committed to advocating for the rights of youth, students, and underserved individuals in our communities.
Stephanie holds a Master’s degree in Educational Counseling from Temple University and a Juris Doctorate from the University of Baltimore’s School of Law. She has utilized her extensive knowledge and experience to positively impact lives, as well as her unique skill set and compassionate approach make her a highly sought-after professional in her field.