Registration is open for our Board Officers Academy to be held on Wednesday, March 6 in Raleigh. This session is perfect for board chairs and vice chairs; however, any board member or staff interested may attend the session.
Click here for a draft version of the agenda.
Cost $179 per person
Suggested Hotel: Hampton Inn Raleigh – Capital Blvd North, 3621 Spring Forest Road, Raleigh 27616, 919.872.7111.
Interested in learning about school employment law?
The 2019 NCSBA Spring Law Conference will be held March 7 and 8 at the NCSBA office in Raleigh and will focus exclusively on employment law issues. Take a look at our draft agenda.
The conference is designed for both school board members and school administrators involved in human resources at the local level. It will provide 10 hours of continuing education credit for board members and administrators and 10 hours of CLE credit for attorneys.
In this two-hour webinar, we will discuss the ethical standards established by state law for school board members. The webinar will also include a discussion of state and federal laws related to conflicts of interest pertaining to making and administering contracts and possible legal consequences when these laws are violated. Finally, this webinar will review other well-established legal duties and responsibilities of school board members.
Presenter: Allison Schafer, NCSBA Legal Counsel
This webinar will present an overview of the federal and state laws regulating guns in schools and on school property, including the Gun-Free School Zones Act, the Gun-Free Schools Act, and applicable North Carolina criminal law and its limited exceptions. This webinar will also discuss the student disciplinary consequences mandated under federal and state law for violations, as well as the corresponding reporting requirements for these offences.
Presenter: Jim O’Rourke, NCSBA Staff Attorney
Threat assessment is a proven method of early intervention that can help prevent acts of violence in school environments. This presentation will discuss evidence-based and/or evidence-informed methods for establishing an effective student threat assessment process.
Presenter: Sam Thorp, NCSBA Staff Attorney
Each day will focus on a different aspect of school board governance. Registration is $179 per day and you register for the session(s) of interest to you.
If you require hotel reservations at the Courtyard Marriott, that information must be submitted to NCSBA at the time of registration. NCSBA has secured a limited block of rooms at the rate of $219 per night plus tax. The last day to request a hotel reservation is May 19, 2019.
Please register through your superintendent’s office.
Each day will follow the same agenda below:
7:30 a.m. Continental breakfast
8:00 a.m. Session begins
9:15 a.m. Session break
9:30 a.m. Session continues
11:00 a.m. Session break
11:30 a.m. Session continues
1:00 p.m. Session ends