ED311 & TASSP present

2021 Conference on Education Law for Principals

 

Register for the law conference now!

The Conference on Education Law for Principals is online this year as a series of webinars.

Join each webinar live or watch the recorded webinar on-demand at your convenience through July 15th.

$205 per registrant  (digital handouts only)

(Printed workbooks are no longer available as part of registration, but you can buy one separately while supplies last.)

Webinar Agenda

June 9

Supreme Court Considers Limits on Discipline for Student Use of Social Media
with Jim Walsh (Walsh Gallegos)

COVID-Related Personnel Issues and How to Handle Them
with Lynn Rossi Scott (Brackett & Ellis)

June 10

New Legislation Impacting School Administration
with Jim Walsh

Revisiting Title IX Regulations: What We Know Now
with Ellen Spalding (Karczewski, Bradshaw, Spalding)

June 14

Legal Issues Related to School Dress Codes
with Morgan Beam (Walsh Gallegos)

2021 Student Discipline Update
with David Hodgins (Thompson & Horton)

June 15

Panel Discussion: What the Principal Needs to Know About Special Education
Amanda Bigbee (General Counsel, Keller ISD); Andrew Tatgenhorst
(Thompson & Horton), and Elvin Houston (Walsh Gallegos)

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.

Conference Workbooks Available

Available as an add-on when you register, or you can purchase your workbook separately.

$25 per workbook

 

Accreditation

Opportunity to gain 7 hours of Continuing Professional Education (CPE). Invest in your own personal growth & lifelong learning.

The TASSP Summer Workshop is a separate event with separate registration from the Education Law for Principals Conference.  Find out more info or register by clicking below.

2021 Conference on Education Law for Principals

Jim Walsh

Jim Walsh

Walsh Gallegos Treviño Russo & Kyle, P.C.

Supreme Court Considers Limits on Discipline for Student Use of Social Media

Wednesday, June 9, 10 am CDT

Can school districts constitutionally discipline students for their social media posts? The US Supreme Court is set to consider this issue in a case out of Pennsylvania that will impact how schools around the country deal with student use of social media.  The case, B.L. v. Mahanoy Area School District, will be heard in April and Jim Walsh of the Walsh Gallegos law firm will provide the latest developments.

Lynn Rossi Scott

Lynn Rossi Scott

Brackett & Ellis

COVID-Related Personnel Issues and How to Handle Them

Wednesday, June 9, 11 am CDT

The push to educate students in the classroom during the pandemic has created significant personnel challenges for school administrators.  Lynn Rossi Scott of Brackett & Ellis will highlight prevailing personnel dilemmas arising from the COVID pandemic.

Jim Walsh

Jim Walsh

Walsh Gallegos Treviño Russo & Kyle, P.C.

New Legislation Impacting School Administration

Thursday, June 10, 10 am CDT

The Legislature is in town and with that comes a host of bills regarding public education.  Jim Walsh of Walsh Gallegos will provide a rundown of what bills made the cut and how they will impact school administration in the upcoming school year.

Ellen Spalding

Ellen Spalding

Karczewski, Bradshaw, Spalding

Revising Title IX Regulations: What We Know Now

Thursday, June 10, 11 am CDT

The Biden administration has vowed to reverse the prior administration’s Title IX policies and has ordered the Department of Education to review federal guidance on protecting victims of sexual harassment.  Ellen Spalding of Karczewski Bradshaw Spalding will provide insight into what changes can be expected and how to proceed in the coming school year.

Morgan Beam

Morgan Beam

Walsh Gallegos Treviño Russo & Kyle, P.C.

Legal Issues Related to School Dress Codes

Monday, June 14, 10 am CDT

School dress codes are often designed to create an environment more conducive to learning.  However, some consider dress codes to be discriminatory.  Learn more about the legal issues related to student dress code policies from Morgan Beam of the Walsh Gallegos law firm.

David Hodgins

David Hodgins

Thompson & Horton

2021 Student Discipline Update

Monday, June 14, 11 am CDT

Always entertaining and informative, David Hodgins of Thompson & Horton will provide the 2021 legal update on student discipline, including any changes by the Texas Legislature this session. 

 

A Special Panel Discussion: What the Principal Needs to Know About Special Education

Tuesday, June 15, 10 am CDT

While schools begin to regain normalcy, the pandemic will be felt in special education departments long after schools resume regular class schedules.   Don’t miss our panel of attorneys, Amanda Bigbee, Keller ISD General Counsel, Andrew Tatgenhorst of Thompson & Horton, and Elvin Huston of Walsh Gallegos to discuss what principals need to know about special education.

 

Amanda Bigbee

Amanda Bigbee

General Counsel, Keller ISD

Andrew Tatgenhorst

Andrew Tatgenhorst

Thompson & Horton

Elvin Huston

Elvin Huston

Walsh Gallegos Treviño Russo & Kyle, P.C.