Mandatory Reporting Training
Employees of Illinois State University, are obligated to report suspected acts of child abuse and neglect under the Abused and Neglected Child Reporting Act (ANCRA) and report certain crimes/incidents as required by state and federal law.
There are also many campus and community resources that are available to support those who may be victims of crimes and/or harassment or assault. A downloadable Quick Reference Guide can be found on the website TitleIX.IllinoisState.edu/Resources/.
All University personnel (including student employees) are required to complete Mandatory Reporting Training (previously known as Crime Reporting Training) upon hire, as well as annually during the month of October to better educate themselves on these state and federal mandates and available resources. The 2023-2024 Mandatory Reporting Training consists of two training modules.
New employees (including student employees) will receive an email inviting them to complete Mandatory Reporting Training (MRT) within a fews weeks after being hired and will be required to complete the online training within 30 days of receipt of that email.
Once completion of the Mandatory Reporting Training module is affirmed in the training system, the employee may print a Certificate of Completion from the link provided in the training. This certificate is for your records only and does need to be submitted to the Office of Equal Opportunity and Access.
Training should only be accessed through the link provided in the email sent to each University employee from email@example.com, and your completion is only recorded in the training system. The 2023-2024 Mandatory Reporting Training consists of two training modules. Each module must be completed to satisfy the requirements. These PDF's are available to review for a reference only. The training must be completed in the training system using the link contained in the email from firstname.lastname@example.org.
- 2023-2024 Crime and Incident Reporting Training (for all employees, except Lab School employees)
- 2023-2024 Crime and Incident Reporting Training for Lab School Employees
- 2023-2024 Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) Training
The above PDF's are not the official Mandatory Reporting Training. Please log into the training system through the link in your training invitation email.
Failure to complete the training within 30 days of notification and after sufficient reminders will result in the notification of lack of compliance to your supervisor and Human Resources and may lead to disciplinary action.
Request a Training
To request an in-person or Zoom training related to discrimination and harassment, the Americans with Disabilities Act, or Title IX and how to report sexual misconduct/assault, dating violence, domestic violence, sexual harassment, and stalking, please submit the Electronic Training Request Form.
Required Title IX Training for Staff
Illinois State University has an obligation to train Title IX Coordinators, investigators, decision-makers, and any person who facilitates an informal resolution process on the definition of sexual harassment; the scope of our institution’s educational programs and activities; how to conduct an investigation and grievance procedure; issues of relevance in investigative reports; and how to serve impartially by avoiding pre-judgement, bias, and conflicts of interest. The below materials have been used by the Office of Equal Opportunity and Access in recent trainings.
U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights Webinars
- OCR Webinar: Title IX Regulations Addressing Sexual Harassment (released May 8, 2020)
- OCR Webinar on New Title IX Protections Against Sexual Assault (released July 7, 2020)
- OCR Webinar on Due Process Protections under the New Title IX Regulations (released July 21, 2020)
- OCR Webinar on Conducting and Adjudicating Title IX Hearings (released July 23, 2020)
- OCR Short Webinar on How to Report Sexual Harassment under Title IX (released July 27, 2020)
- OCR Short Webinar on the First Amendment and Title IX (released July 29, 2020)
- OCR Title IX Webinar: Bias and Conflicts of Interest (released January 15, 2021)
Trainings Provided by Outside Firms and Professional Organizations
- Husch Blackwell-Title IX & Sexual Harassment Response, Fall 2020
- Bricker & Eckler-Title IX Higher Education Training, June 2021
- Bricker & Eckler-Title IX Investigator Training, June 2021
- Bricker & Eckler-Title IX Decision-Maker Training, June 2021
- Bricker & Eckler-Informal Resolution Training, June 2021
- Hogan, Marren, Babbo & Rose, LTD-2021 Annual Training, July 2021
- Husch Blackwell-Title IX & Sexual Harassment Response, July 2021
- Grand River Solutions-Trauma Informed Investigations, April 2022
- Husch Blackwell-Title IX Sexual Harassment Response, Fall 2022
- Bricker & Eckler-Annual Clery Training and Title IX Topics, February 2023
- Grand River Solutions-Report Writing Workshop, February 2023
- Bricker Graydon-Level 1 Title IX Training, April 2023
- Bricker Graydon-Level 2 Title IX Investigator Training, April 2023
- Bricker Graydon-Level 2 Decision Maker Training, April 2023
- Husch Blackwell-Title IX Sexual Harassment Response, Spring 2023
- Bricker Graydon-Level 3 Title IX Investigator Training, June 2023
- Bricker Graydon-Level 3 Title IX Decision-Maker Training, June 2023
- Bricker Graydon-Level 3 Title IX Coordinator Training, June 2023
Illinois State University Presentations and Trainings