Harold Ortiz

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Prospective Student Interactions | Origin: CM102 | New comment by Harold Ortiz

It is important for colleges and universities to be upfront and honest with information for prospective students. Lying, misleading and making promises that are not possible puts the employee and...

Doing the Right Thing | Origin: CM102 | New comment by Harold Ortiz

My understanding from this section is to follow all rules and compliance standards set by the instituion especially when it comes to students and keeping the institution open.  Staying honest...

FERPA Challenges to Consider | Origin: CM141 | New comment by Harold Ortiz

This section introduced me to other important topics other than FERPA like HIPAA, the Solomon Amendment, the U.S. Patriot Act, the Gramm-Leach-Bailey Act and SEVIS.  This truly shows how...

FERPA in Action | Origin: CM141 | New comment by Harold Ortiz

FERPA has so many different aspects to it that it is important for everyone that works with students to know exactly what can and cannot be shared for information.

FERPA Compliance | Origin: CM141 | New comment by Harold Ortiz

FERPA compliance is an important process that will help protect both the student and an institution. Understanding what can and cannot be shared in terms of information is equally as important.

FERPA Fundamentals | Origin: CM141 | New comment by Harold Ortiz

My biggest takeaway is that any notes that are made about the student AND are including in the student record/file is information that can be shared with student. It is important to remember that ANY...

Prevention and Education | Origin: CM140 | New comment by Harold Ortiz

My biggest takeway is how consent is defined. It needs to be a very CLEAR understanding between two adults and consent needs to be explicit and not assumed.

Investigations and Disciplinary Procedures | Origin: CM140 | New comment by Harold Ortiz

It is important to note that any Title IX offenses that may have been reported to the police, the situation must also be investigated by the Title IX coordinator even if it occured on campus or off...

Reporting and Response | Origin: CM140 | New comment by Harold Ortiz

The Title IX coordinator has a very important job. Not only are they responsible for being the main point of contact on any Title IX violations but also be the person responsible to coordinate the...

Overview of Title IX and VAWA | Origin: CM140 | New comment by Harold Ortiz

I have worked in previous institutions and have had Title IX training in the past and I have to admit this was a very detailed explanation on why Title IX exists. Title IX exists to help protect...