How are your student conduct standards developed, disseminated and enforced? Do students have sufficient notice of the applicable conduct standards? Are these standards consistent across your institutions and in all your publications? How are allegations of misconduct investigated and adjudicated? A student conduct audit can provide insight regarding your procedures and whether there is consistency in the charging, investigation, and adjudication of misconduct cases.
Our audits may consist of:
It is critical that those who handle student misconduct cases are provided with the professional development necessary to comply with legal and policy requirements and to ensure a fair and consistent practice of issuing charges, gathering evidence and adjudicating decisions. Whether you are training building-level school administrators or higher education conduct review boards, INCompliance consultants can customize training that fits your audience and your goals.
Our most popular Student Conduct Review Board training is typically conducted over one or two days, depending on the responsibilities assigned to your board in your policy and whether they are charged with handling sexual misconduct cases. Longer sessions allow for more experiential opportunities, including a mock board hearing.
Typical topics for board training include:
Training for school administrators can be customized to meet the needs of your school district or institution. Typical topics include:
Complex misconduct cases can involve sensitive and time-consuming investigations. Using an external investigator ensures that your investigation proceeds in a prompt, thorough, and efficient manner, while allowing administrators to handle their regular duties. Our consultants are available to investigate, adjudicate, and navigate appeals as your policies and the law may permit.
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