Michelle Issadore, M.Ed.

Chief Operating Officer, TNG

Areas of Expertise

Title IX

Custom Solutions

Speaking and Writing

Present to schools across the country on issues of gender equity, prevention education, victim services.

Author webinars and online courses on Title IX, VAWA Section 304, and intimate partner violence.

ATIXA Training and Certification Course faculty.

Co-author, with Susan V. Iverson, of chapter entitled “Going Upstream: Policy as Sexual Violence Prevention and Response,” in Addressing Sexual Violence on Campus, a New Directions for Student Services Monograph (2018).

Co-author, with Marianne Price, of article entitled “Learning How to Best Serve LGBTQ Victims and Survivors,” in Journal of Campus Title IX Compliance & Best Practices (2016).

Author of book chapter entitled “Prevention” in The Prevention and Management of Mental Health Emergencies (2014).

Co-presenter, with Sue Rankin, of “The Influence of Campus Climate on Sexual Assault: Findings from a Multi-Institutional Study” (2014).

Co-presenter, with Sue Rankin, of “Reporting Patterns of Women of Color College Student Survivors of Sexual Assault: Results from a Multi-Institutional National Study” (2013).

Noodle.com Contributing Expert (2015).


B.A., Women’s Studies and Psychology from Brandeis University.

M.Ed., College Student Affairs from The Pennsylvania State University.

Certificate, Executive Leadership from Cornell University.

Professional Associations

Member, American Society of Association Executives

Past Member, Chief Women's Executive Leadership Network

Michelle Issadore, M.Ed.

Chief Operating Officer, TNG

"Speak your mind, even if your voice shakes.” Maggie Kuhn

Michelle Issadore, M.Ed., is the Chief Operating Officer for TNG, the former Senior Associate Executive Director for the Association of Title IX Administrators (ATIXA), and the former Executive Director of the School and College Organization for Prevention Educators (SCOPE). She works with the leaders of TNG’s membership associations and training offerings, ATIXA and NABITA, as well as the team responsible for our communications to the field, to continually offer our members and clients the most engaging communities, best-in-class professional development, and real-time information.

Issadore spent five years as Assistant Director of the Women’s Center at Lehigh University where she coordinated sexual violence prevention and response, including annual and ongoing trainings and programming for faculty, staff, and students. She advised Lehigh’s peer educator group and hotline, which was the 2009 recipient of NASPA’s Silver Excellence Award for Violence Education and Prevention, Crisis Management and Campus Security. She also instituted an online anonymous reporting system for sexual violence, with the support of related departments. Issadore was responsible for management of the staff advocate program, which provided confidential crisis and options counseling to victims. She created a writing-intensive sexual violence course and taught in the Women’s Studies program. She completed 40 hours of advocate training in Pennsylvania’s Northampton and Lehigh counties.

Issadore has served as co-chair of the National Women’s Studies Association’s Women’s Centers Committee, as a member of the Clery Center for Security on Campus Advisory Board, and as part of the Futures Without Violence Campus Policy Advisory Board. She has presented many online trainings, certification courses, and conference sessions, as well as written for several publications.