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Investigation Report Writing for K-12 Education

Increase Precision as You Collect and Summarize Relevant Evidence

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Title IX Investigator Foundations for K-12 Education

Craft Investigation Reports Like a Pro!

Investigation Report Writing offers a deep dive into the writing mechanics, format, structure, and best practices for investigation report writing and other documentation essential to high-quality K-12 Title IX investigations.

Topics covered include structuring documentation and recordkeeping, addressing unavailable information, incorporating feedback from the parties, evaluating credibility, assessing relevance, and more.

ATIXA’s expert faculty members will also discuss commonly asked writing mechanics questions, such as how to integrate quotations from interviews or other sources, compile evidence, what tense to use, how to identify (or de-identify witnesses), FERPA consent, and how to manage sensitive information and materials.

Topics Covered:

  • Overview of the Investigation Process
  • Purpose/Function of the Investigation Report and Documentation
  • Writing Mechanics
  • Writing Clarity
  • Documenting Absent Information
  • Common Investigation Report Sections

Key Takeaway:

This interactive training will help you to avoid the most common errors in K-12 investigation reports and related written documentation, will increase your report-writing proficiency and professionalism, and will allow you to critique sample investigation report excerpts to evaluate both clarity and content.

After completing this training, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the different sections of a formal investigation report and the content which should be included in each
  • Identify problematic language in investigation reports and suggest remedies
  • Become aware of common report writing issues and why they are problematic
  • Be able to integrate different sources of evidence into an investigation report in a clear manner
  • Become familiar with best practices for protecting participant privacy through redaction, etc

Who Should Attend?

  • Title IX Coordinators
  • Deputy Title IX Coordinators
  • Title IX or Civil Rights Investigators
  • Human Resources Professionals
  • Legal Counsel
  • Compliance and Risk Management Professionals (Title VI, Title VII, Title IX, ADA/Section 504, AA, EEO)
  • Law Enforcement/Campus Safety/School Resource Officers
  • Superintendents, Principals, & Assistant Principals


Live, Interactive Online Training

  • $419 Member
  • $529 Non-Member

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  • August 20: 11:00am - 6:00pm ET Register
  • December 11: 11:00am - 6:00pm ET Register


*You must attend all dates in your session to receive credit for attendance.

Multi registration discounts are provided on a sliding scale based on the applicable registrations on the same order. Individualized discounts are as follows:

  • 1st registration – full price of registration
  • 2-4 registrations – 15% discount per line item
  • 5+ registrations – 25% discounted per line item

Please create your order, click the 'Pay Later' option upon checkout, and reach out to for the discounts to be applied.

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To obtain certification from ATIXA, you will need to sign-in to your Event Lobby each day of training and attend the whole event. It is our expectation that you are present for the entire duration of your training course. Certification will only be provided once ATIXA has verified attendance through the Event Lobby.

Please allow 7-10 days following the completion of the course and then log in on our website and visit the My ATIXA page to access the Continuing Certification Credit (CCC) program system. Please follow the instructions on the webpage to obtain your certification. Our CCC program allows those certified by ATIXA to track, maintain, and extend their professional development through our programs.

PLEASE NOTE: Certification refers to attendance at a qualifying event; TNG cannot speak to individual attendees’ knowledge, expertise, or command of the material.

Training & Certification Course registration fees include:
  • Attendance for each day of training or access to eTraining course for three months
  • An extensive course-specific selection of articles, customizable forms and templates, case studies, videos, and more
  • Instructional slides or transcript for eTraining
  • Access to ATIXA content experts
  • Ability to interact with faculty and attendees via course discussion and activities
  • Certification upon corresponding course completion