Leveraging proprietary systems-level solutions for prevention and risk mitigation.
Top experts offer consulting through audits, assessments, policy and procedure development, and review. They also provide conduct and compliance services for thousands of schools and colleges in addition to employers and corporations.
Supporting multi-disciplinary teams in designing best practices and protocol.
Behavioral intervention teams enhance school safety and prevent violent incidents. Our experts help you determine the best mechanisms for support, intervention, and response through consulting and training surrounding operations, threat assessment and safety, case management, and mental health.
Behavioral Intervention and Threat Assessment
Advancing gender equity in K-12 schools, colleges, and universities.
We support campus and district Title IX coordinators, investigators, and administrators to advance gender equity in schools and colleges. TNG’s strategic solutions around compliance, policy and procedure, investigations, and prevention include consulting, certification trainings, and webinars.
Expert gender equity guidance
The industry's deepest bench of professional and unbiased external investigators.
Each of our 40 investigators is carefully selected and trained to provide deep and broad experience in discrimination allegations. Our ATIXA-certified investigators are able to perform school and college sexual misconduct and civil rights investigations free from conflicts of interest.
Professional and unbiased
Providing highly respected expert witness and external hearing officer services.
Our subject matter experts are respected for their independent and impartial approach. Our expert witness and litigation support—in addition to our work serving as hearing officers and advisors—is well-regarded in discrimination, misconduct, and Title IX cases.
Unrivaled and highly respected
Hundreds of years of combined experience working for you.
Choose from a pre-designed or custom-tailored consulting package. We work to address the specific needs of your organization or institution, leveraging our expertise to create comprehensive solutions and provide vetted strategies.
Working together for safer communities.
TNG enhances safety by offering systems-level solutions for eliminating violence, discrimination, and misconduct. Along with membership organizations ATIXA and NABITA, we offer support for Title IX coordinators and behavioral intervention teams. We empower schools, colleges, workplaces, and organizations to create safer and healthier communities.
TNG By The Numbers
9,400 Association Members
44,000 Certifications Awarded
1,000 Model Policies Written
300 Institutions Represented
1,200 Clients Annually
A Charter School Association Was Worried About the Title IX Regulations
An association of charter schools had engaged TNG for all of its members’ investigation needs. When the 2020 Title IX regulations were released in May of 2020, the association contacted TNG with concern about how the new regulations would impact on the investigation of complaints. TNG worked to reassure the client that by the end of April, in addition to all the Title IX training they had received previously, all forty (40) of TNG’s professional investigators would have a two-day training on the new regulations, how they impact on investigations, and best practices moving forward. The client was reassured. Few firms can boast the advantages of being both leading practitioners and trainers in the Title IX space. This is a key TNG advantage.
NJCAA Chooses TNG in a Meeting of the Acronyms!
The National Junior College Athletics Association has partnered with TNG as its preferred provider for all the Title IX and risk management-related training needs of its 600-member athletic departments. TNG has been delivering a series of standard and custom trainings to members and groups of members, giving them cutting edge content and techniques to ensure programmatic excellence. When the coaches have an issue, they know TNG is but a phone call away.
A Blowup Becomes a Model for Reform
A state university was experiencing a complete implosion of an academic department based on infighting and a highly politicized history of fractiousness. The university considered the department to be at risk of failure and had tried everything. But, two divided and deeply ingrained power structures resisted all efforts at reform. TNG conducted a two-stage process, first engaging in surveying and focus groups to allow for anonymous reporting and a true assessment of the root causes of the problems. Based on an understanding of the toxic dynamics, TNG then made recommendations for personnel changes and for mediation. TNG brought in a skilled mediation capacity, and worked for two months to broker peace, identify shared goals, ensure a lasting détente, and get the department working as a team. Four years later, the reform efforts have been sustained by new leadership, and the department remains functional.
Crisis Communications Turn Around a Hot-Button Situation
A long-term client was suddenly facing online anonymous allegations of cover-up and mishandling of serious sex offenses by students. The Title IX Coordinator was facing public condemnation, the president was taking heat, and local media had picked up the story. The college’s vice president for administration and its media relations coordinator reached out to TNG for a quick tutorial on FERPA, to be clear on what they could say and what they could not. In the course of the phone conversation, it became clear to the consultant that the strategy the college was using was too defensive. The partner offered a different approach to consider, and thereafter TNG was engaged to partner with the college on a collaborative communication strategy that helped to turn the adverse publicity around and eventually quelled it.
The Heckler’s Veto -- Training Front Line Personnel on First Amendment Rights
After several clashes between University Police and students over demonstrations and a controversial speaker on campus, a large public university determined that front-lines personnel needed a better understanding of free speech rights, thresholds for intervention, liability risks, and ways to manage protests and counter-protests more effectively. They had trouble finding a consultant with this expertise, and then another college recommended TNG. We worked with the university to devise a set of trainings for different front-line groups, including faculty, law enforcement, residence life personnel, and student activities/involvement staff to ensure they knew boundaries and capacities. TNG used a very effective case study model, rather than a legalistic discussion, to illustrate the key points to help the various groups navigate these sophisticated and complex issues.
Training and certification courses led by experts.
Certifications and training courses from ATIXA and NABITA are taught and led by top practitioners in their fields. Our standardized offerings cover topics of common concern or we can tailor curricula to your professional needs.