Training

ADA Basic Building Blocks training is an introductory webcourse on the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) that is designed to help increase your knowledge and understanding of the basic principles and core concepts in the ADA and the ADA Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA). This is a free training through the ADA National Network. Print your test score at the end of the training and provide it to your supervisor if you are using it for professional development.

UAF's iTeachU offers a wide variety of training, assistance, and resources to instructors teaching through eCampus. Instructors who are creating instructional video and would like assistance with captioning their content using 3Play Media or assistance with a professional captioning service can contact eLearning. Faculty and instructors from across UAF, CTC, and CRCD, including adjuncts and TAs, are eligible for this assistance.
UAF eCampus offers short and long-form professional development opportunities for teachers across UAF. Start with The Basics, learning about Blackboard and the foundations of online learning, Grow your Practice by learning from faculty colleagues and designers, and then contribute by working with others in a long-form program. Explore the options below and view the full schedule of upcoming faculty development events in the calendar at the bottom of the page.

**Fall 2020 training opens September 1**

The following online training satisfies both initial and refresher training requirements. Completion of the first training portion is required and completes the annual training requirement.

  1. Login into myUA using your UA username and password
  2. From the menu, select My community and then Learning library
  3. From the menu, select the Title IX training tile

Note: This training is optimized for Google Chrome. If you are having difficulties please try switching your browser to Chrome.

  • Responsible employees are required to take Title IX training which includes:
    • All faculty and staff
    • Residence Life student employees
      Other student employees are not required to complete the training unless it is a departmental expectation.
  • The annual training period is July 1- June 30. Current employees are required to complete the Title IX training annually between September 1- October 31.
  • Newly hired must complete training within 30 days of their start date.

If you need assistance, please email ua-hris-helpdesk@alaska.edu or call the HRIS Helpdesk at 907-450-8214.

Answers to the most common questions and technical issues can be found on the UA HR website under UA Employee Training FAQs and Technical Support.

  • The Title IX training course will cover sensitive issues. If you are uncomfortable at any point or want to speak to someone about this training or request a release from the training, please contact the Title IX Coordinator at uaf-TIX@alaska.edu or call 907-474-7300 or submit a request to be released from the training at: Title IX Training Opt-Out Request Form
  • The Employee Assistance Program is an available resource for employees. You can contact Deer Oaks - 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, at 1-888-993-7650 or https://www.deeroakseap.com.
If you are interested in scheduling an in-person training, email the Title IX Coordinator at uaf-TIX@alaska.edu or call 907-474-7300.

For Academic Year 20-21, training will be available September 1 and must be completed by October 31 to be eligible for priority registration.

Go directly to the UA Safe training through Blackboard. It is estimated that the course can be completed in 35- 40 minutes.

  1. Enroll in the training and move through the enrollment process
  2. Click on “training” on the left side menu
  3. Click on “Title IX Training Module” option
  4. You may have to allow or enable pop-ups for this site at the time you start the training presentation
  5. You will have completed the training when you reach the summary side of the course. You can then exit the slide and verify your grade to ensure course completion.
  6. Guide for accessing UA Safe Title IX training

OR

Login into UAOnline using your UA username and password

  1. From the menu, select "Student Services and Account Information"
  2. From the menu, select "Student Training"
  3. Click on the “UA Safe - Title IX Training”
  4. Log into Blackboard
  5. Follow the instructions in the “Get Started” section

Note: This training is optimized for Google Chrome. If you are having difficulties please try switching your browser to Chrome.

  • In Blackboard, click on the “UAF” or your campus’ tab at the top of the page.
    • On the left menu, select “My Grades”.
    • The training will reflect as 100% complete when you are finished.
  • Title IX Training: All degree-seeking students required to complete Title IX training. This includes certificate, associate, bachelors, masters, PhDs. This also includes online and on-campus students.
  • If you have questions about the training requirements contact the Center for Student Rights and Responsibilities at uaf-studentrights@alaska.edu or 907-474-7317.
  • You will have a hold on your account and not be eligible to register for classes during the priority registration period. Classes fill up quickly, so please do not wait to take your training and miss the opportunity to register for classes early.
  • Please note: not all holds on accounts are due to training. Please work with your academic advisor to resolve registration holds.
For assistance, please contact the OIT Helpdesk at helpdesk@alaska.edu or call 907-450-8300.

Requirement: All volunteers at the university are required to complete “UA Safe Title IX Training” and review the responsible employee requirements prior to their volunteer service.

  1. The department/program sponsoring (sponsor) the volunteer must ensure a volunteer checklist has been completed through UAF Environmental Health, Safety, and Risk Management.

  2. The sponsor assists the volunteer with completing and submitting the account request/sponsor form to OIT in order to access the training in Blackboard. Ensure the "Blackboard" box is checked on the form.

  3. The department/program is responsible for ensuring the volunteer is aware of the responsible employee information by providing and ensuring they read through the responsible employee information.

  4. OIT will notify the volunteer when access to the training is granted. You can now enroll in the training.

  5. To enroll, the volunteer can log-in to UA Learn and immediately access the "UA Safe - Title IX Volunteer Training" under "My Courses" which is the top-right most module on the volunteer’s UA Learn landing page when they log-in. It is estimated that the course can be completed in 35- 40 minutes. You may have to allow or enable pop-ups for this site at the time you start the training presentation.
  6. The training is completed when you reach the summary side of the course. You can then exit the slide and verify your grade to ensure course completion.

  7. Upon completion, the volunteer must print out the completion certificate and provide it to the sponsoring department/program, and send it to UAF Equity and Compliance at uaf-TIX@alaska.edu. It is recommended that the sponsor file the training completion with the approved volunteer checklist.

UAF is a university where EVERYONE is welcome and EVERYONE belongs. UAF prohibits gender-based harassment and violence targeting transgender individuals and/or individuals not conforming to gender norms. This training will introduce you to what it means for UAF to be gender inclusive, and why it is important for our campuses to be a safe and welcoming place for all genders. Participants will learn about our UA policies, important terms, and hear about efforts made to ensure UAF is inclusive and welcoming. Complete this request form to bring training to you!

For more information and resources please check out our "LGBTQ+ at UAF" webpage.

The Nanook Diversity and Action Center provides the UAF's Green Dot training program which teaches strategies to prevent violence based on empowering bystanders. Attendees will learn to recognize potentially harmful situations and how to safely intervene.
UA Human Resources' Labor and Employee Engagement Office provides training and development opportunities on monthly topics, series, and through in-person and on-demand self-lead modalities to employees. Other training can be located through the myUA Employee Services Dashboard in the learning library.

UAF takes the protection of minors very seriously. To learn more about required training, policies, authorized adults, mandated reporting, background checks, camps, mandated reporting, mentoring and chaperoning youth, and additional details go to the Environmental Health, Safety and Risk Management website.

Nanook Diversity and Action Center provide QPR (question, persuade, refer) training which teaches three steps anyone can learn to help prevent suicide by understanding how to recognize warning signs, ask questions, provide hope, and get help.

Safe Zone training provided by Nanook Diversity and Action Center isn’t meant to change a particular space, but to provide the knowledge and skills to individuals invested in creating safe and affirming environments wherever they go.

Go to Nanook Engage to explore the many programs and activities hosted across UAF. You will find in-person and virtual events ranging from guest speakers, leadership training, observances, clubs and organizations to traditions at UAF.

UAF's Chancellor requires training that may be above and beyond the UA System's Requirements. Go to the Chancellor's UAF Policies page to get specific UAF training requirements.

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34 CFR 106 requires all materials used to train Title IX Coordinators, investigators, decision-makers, and any person who facilitates an informal resolution process must have their training materials publicly available on the Title IX website, or must make these materials available upon request for inspection by members of the public. To request more information on training, contact Margo Griffith at uaf-TIX@alaska.edu.

Training for UAF Title IX Coordinators and Investigators

Margo Griffith (Title IX Coordinator):

  • ATIXA - Title IX Investigator II Training- June 2018
  • ATIXA – Title IX Coordinator and Administrative Level Two Training- October 2018
  • ATIXA – Title IX Compliance and Athletics Training- September 2019
  • ATIXA - Title IX Coordinator and Administrator Level Four Training- October 2019
  • ATIXA- Regulations Q&A For ATIXA Members- May 2020
  • ATIXA – 2020 Title IX Regulations Implementation Training- June 2020

Graeme Abraham (Lead Investigator and Deputy Title IX Coordinator):

  • ATIXA - Title IX Investigator II Training- October 2018
  • ATIXA - Civil Rights Investigator Level 3 Training- May 2019
  • ATIXA- Regulations Q&A For ATIXA Members- May 2020
  • ATIXA – 2020 Title IX Regulations Implementation Training- June 2020
  • ATIXA - 2020 Title IX Regs Overview: Commitment Beyond Compliance for Hearing Officers and Decision Makers - June 2020
  • Academic Impressions: Foundations of Title IX Investigation – Online Boot camp – 6 weeks (July & August 2020)

Jordan Powell (Investigator):

  • ATIXA - Title IX Investigator II Training- October 2018
  • ATIXA - Civil Rights Investigator Level 3 Training- May 2019
  • ATIXA- Regulations Q&A For ATIXA Members- May 2020
  • ATIXA – 2020 Title IX Regulations Implementation Training- June 2020
  • ATIXA - 2020 Title IX Regs Overview: Commitment Beyond Compliance for Hearing Officers and Decision Makers - June 2020
  • Academic Impressions: Foundations of Title IX Investigation – Online Boot Camp (July- August 2020)

K. Parker (Investigator):

  • ATIXA - Title IX Investigator II Training- January 2019

Supplemental training for all:

  • ATIXA 20 Minutes to Trained: Understanding Sexual Violence
  • ATIXA 20 Minutes to Trained: Assessing Credibility
  • ATIXA 20 Minutes to Trained: Documentation
  • ATIXA 20 Minutes to Trained: Applying Preponderance & Making a Finding
  • ATIXA 20 Minutes to Trained: Questioning
  • ATIXA 20 Minutes to Trained: Role of the Investigator
  • ATIXA 20 Minutes to Trained: Intimate Partner Violence
  • ATIXA 20 Minutes to Trained: Stalking
  • ATIXA 20 Minutes to Trained: Sexual Harassment

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