ED311 & TASSP present

2020 Conference on Education Law for Principals

 

Registration is now closed for this event.  See you next year!

*Registrants are able to access webinars through August 31st.

 

Full Webinar Schedule

Bonus Webinars (Included for all Conference Registrants)

After COVID: What do we do about discipline?
Jim Walsh and Craig Wood
Tuesday, June 2nd @ 10 am CDT

Yee-Haw! Strap on Those Boots and Get Ready for Staff Reintegration After COVID 19
Dr. Andrea Ogonosky
Wednesday, June 3rd @ 1 PM CDT

Remote Learning: Working with Parents & Advocates
Laura Rodriguez McLean & David Hodgins
Thursday, June 4th @ 10 am CDT

Personnel Issues Moving Forward: Legal Issues & Practical Strategies
Tom Myers and Joey Moore
Tuesday, June 9th @ 10 am CDT


Original Agenda from the Conference

New Title IX Guidance and Requirements: What you need to know now!
with Deron Robinson (General Counsel Denton ISD)
Thursday, June 11th – 10 am CDT

The Family Educational Rights & Privacy Act: Recognizing & Protecting Student Information
with Tom Myers (Brackett & Ellis)
Monday, June 15th – 10 am CDT

Legal Issues & Strategies for Tackling Grievances
with Laura Rodriguez McLean (Walsh Gallegos)
Tuesday, June 16th – 10 am CDT

Vaping at School: The Law, Policy & Political Strategies
with Jasmine Wightman (TASB)
Wednesday, June 17th – 10 am CDT

Major Court Cases Significant to School Administrators
with Jim Walsh (Walsh Gallegos)
Thursday, June 18th – 10 am CDT

The Annual Update on Student Discipline
with David Hodgins (Thompson & Horton)
Monday, June 22 – 10am CDT

Stay Informed

Presentations on current legal issues of particular concern to:

  • school principals & other campus-level personnel
  • superintendents
  • school board members
  • school attorneys
  • district administrators

Build Your Network

Q&A sessions offer you the opportunity to interact with all of our speakers. You’ll also be able to connect with 2000+ peers from all across the state of Texas.

Accreditation

Opportunity to gain 6 hours Minimum Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) or 11 hours of Continuing Professional Education (CPE). Invest in your own personal growth & lifelong learning.

2020 Conference on Education Law for Principals

Jim Walsh & Craig Wood

Jim Walsh & Craig Wood

Walsh Gallegos Treviño Russo & Kyle PC

After Covid: What do we do about discipline?

Tuesday, June 2 @ 10 am CDT

All school districts are hoping to return to campus next year. Our panel of attorneys will discuss perennial student discipline issues as students return to school following the long hiatus due to COVID-19.

 

Dr. Andrea Ogonosky

Dr. Andrea Ogonosky

Yee-Haw! Strap on Those Boots and Get Ready for Staff Reintegration after COVID 19

Wednesday, June 3 @ 1 pm CDT

This session will focus on tips for taking care of staff reintegration to the “now normal” school culture in order to set the stage for a successful student and parent reintegration after COVID 19. Topics include building resiliency, emotional safety, and crises supports for staff.

 

 

Laura Rodriguez McLean & David Hodgins

Laura Rodriguez McLean & David Hodgins

Walsh Gallegos Treviño Russo & Kyle PC/Thompson & Horton

Remote Learning: Working with Parents & Advocates

Thursday, June 4 @ 10 am CDT

Due to the pandemic, students are learning from home, and parents have taken on many extra burdens and responsibilities. Every family situation is different, as is their ability to take on distance learning. Our panel of speakers will discuss how best to work with parents for the best interest of each student.

 

 

Tom Myers & Joey Moore

Tom Myers & Joey Moore

Brackett & Ellis/Walsh Gallegos Treviño Russo & Kyle PC

Personnel Issues Moving Forward: Legal Issues & Practical Strategies

Thursday, June 9 @ 10 am CDT

Personnel contract renewals and non-renewals, personnel leave issues, attendance, and discipline. Remote learning has created a host of personnel dilemmas for school administrators. Our panel of speakers will discuss legal issues and provide practical guidance on some of the most prominent personnel issues as a result from working at home.

Deron Robinsin

Deron Robinsin

General Counsel Denton ISD

New Title IX Guidance and Requirements: What you need to know now!

Thursday, June 11 @ 10 am CDT

Title IX protects against gender discrimination in schools, including teacher and peer sexual harassment. The Department of Education has just issued new guidance expanding the role of educators to address student harassment on campus. Deron Robinson, General Counsel for Denton ISD and seasoned school law attorney, will provide the latest requirements and practical guidance that every campus administrator needs to know now.

 

Tom Myers

Tom Myers

Brackett & Ellis

The Family Educational Rights & Privacy Act: Recognizing & Protecting Student Information

Monday, June 15 @ 10 am CDT

The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) provides a host of protections against the release of personally identifiable student information. Tom Myers of Brackett & Ellis, P.C., will give guidance on what constitutes protected information under FERPA and how do you deal with requests for information that may be protected by FERPA.

Laura Rodriguez McLean

Laura Rodriguez McLean

Walsh Gallegos Treviño Russo & Kyle PC

Legal Issues & Strategies for Tackling Grievances

Tuesday, June 16 @ 10 am CDT

McLean of Walsh Gallegos Treviño Russo & Kyle, P.C. will delve into the procedural hurdles and offer practical strategies for handling grievances in a legally defensive manner.

 

 

Jasmine Wightman

Jasmine Wightman

TASB

Vaping at School: The Law, Policy & Practical Strategies

Wednesday, June 17 @ 10 am CDT

Vaping is a huge concern for school districts, implicating discipline policies, as well as the health and safety of students. Jasmine Wightman, Senior Attorney with the Texas Association of School Boards, will discuss district policy and student discipline aimed at addressing student vaping, and will offer strategies for dealing with this alarming trend on your campus.

Jim Walsh

Jim Walsh

Walsh Gallegos Treviño Russo & Kyle PC

Major Court Cases Significant to School Administrators

Thursday, June 18 @ 10 am CDT

Every year Ed311 requests the latest legal updates and court cases relevant to school principals. Jim Walsh of Walsh Gallegos Treviño Russo & Kyle, P.C. will not disappoint with his comprehensive discussion on the most significant court cases from the past year and their implications for administrators moving forward.

David Hodgins

David Hodgins

Thompson & Horton

The Annual Update on Student Discipline

Monday, June 22 @ 10 am CDT

Where there are students, there is student discipline! We are pleased to announce that David Hodgins of Thompson & Horton will again provide the latest guidance and updates on student discipline so you are prepared when students return to campus next year.

 

Accreditation

ATTORNEYS: The conference sponsors have applied to the State Bar of Texas Committee on MCLE for Minimum Continuing Legal Education credit in the amount of 6 hours (no ethics hours).

ADMINISTRATORS: This program may meet local criteria for 11 hours of school administrators’ general management training by the State Board for Educator Certification (SBEC) as providers of Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credit.