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CLE- Title IX in 2024: From Pregnancy to Transgender Student Athletes

March 7 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Education / Title IX Committee


Title IX in 2024:
From Pregnancy to Transgender Student Athletes

March 7, 2024

12:00 – 1:00 pm

Helen “Nellie” Drew, University of Buffalo School of Law, Director, UB Center for the Advancement of Sport, Professor of Practice in Sports Law, will present an overview of 51 years of Title IX. Professor Drew will cover the initial goals of Title IX and the continuing challenges of Title IX. Professor Drew will discuss the Biden Administration’s proposed Title IX Regulations, which are designed to provide protections regardless of gender identity. She will examine the swinging pendulum of Title IX protections over the course of recent presidential administrations. She will also address how Title IX proceedings protect complainants and respondents and the extent to which institutions/schools may have exposure to liability.

Professor Drew will cover Title IX issues related to pregnancy, lactations, childcare, paternity, and same sex parents for both students and student athletes. Professor Drew will discuss transgender students and Title IX in K-12 and post-secondary school settings, addressing issues such as gender-affirming care and harassment. Professor Drew will discuss Title IX issues impacting transgender student athletes and she will introduce relevant cases.

Helen “Nellie” Drew, Esq.

1.0 CLE Credits 
(1.0 Diversity, Inclusion &
Elimination of Bias)
(Transitional / Non-Transitional)

Free to Members

Non-Members – $40

WBASNY is certified by the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board as an Accredited Provider of continuing legal education in the State of New York. Program approval is pending for a maximum of 1.0 transitional/non-transitional credit hours.​

Financial hardship scholarship:  Full and partial scholarships for these programs based on financial need are available. A written request must be forwarded to the WBASNY President, Post Office Box 936, New York, NY 10024-0546. All requests are confidential.




March 7
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


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