Upcoming Training

Nov
11
Sun
Pre-Conference Core Training: School Law @ Sheraton Greensboro/Koury Convention Center
Nov 11 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Are you a board member looking to learn or brush up on school law? We’ve got the perfect opportunity for you!

Join us for Core Training (formerly School Board 101) Sunday, November 11, at the Sheraton Greensboro. This pre-conference event is part of the 2018 NCSBA Annual Conference and will cover ethics, open meetings law, and parliamentary procedure. Note: Participants must register for Core Training separately from the NCSBA Annual Conference.

Core Training is open to all new and veteran board members who want to strengthen their governance skills and solidify their boardsmanship foundation. This is also the next opportunity to fulfill your required ethics training. 

Registration starts at 12:30 p.m., and the event will be from 1 to 5 p.m. Don’t miss it!

For topics, please see our agenda below.


Core Training Agenda

12:30-1 p.m.   Registration
1-2 p.m.          Legal Duties of School Board Members (Ethics)
Presented by: Allison Schafer, Legal Counsel/Director of Policy
2-3 p.m.          Conflicts of Interest (Ethics)
Presented by: Janine Murphy, Assistant Legal Counsel
3-3:15 p.m.     Break
3:15-4 p.m.     Legally Compliant Board Meetings
Presented by: Allison Schafer, Legal Counsel/Director of Policy
4-5 p.m.          Parliamentary Procedure
Presented by: Kathy Boyd, Senior Staff Attorney; Jim O’Rourke, Staff Attorney

Jan
7
Mon
Core Training for School Board Members @ NCSBA Assembly Hall
Jan 7 @ 10:00 am – Jan 8 @ 2:30 pm

Draft Agenda – click here

Registration Linkclick here

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Suggested Hotel:
Hampton Inn
 | 3621 Spring Forest Road
 | Raleigh, NC 27616 | Phone: 
919.872.7111

Registration now open.

Jan
10
Thu
Core Training for School Board Members @ NCSBA Assembly Hall
Jan 10 @ 10:00 am – Jan 11 @ 2:30 pm

Draft Agenda – click here

Registration Linkclick here

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Suggested Hotel:
Hampton Inn
 | 3621 Spring Forest Road
 | Raleigh, NC 27616 | Phone: 
919.872.7111

Registration now open.

Jan
15
Tue
Everyone Knew He Was a Troubled Kid: Limits on the Release of Student Information to Law Enforcement and Other Third Parties (Webinar)
Jan 15 @ 7:00 am – 9:00 pm

School personnel are under increasing pressure to proactively share information about students with law enforcement officials, mental health providers, and others in the hope of preventing the next school shooting or similar tragedy. This webinar examines the limits FERPA places on the release of student information to law enforcement and other third parties and provides general guidance as to what information can be shared, with whom, and under what circumstances.

Presenter: Kathy Boyd, NCSBA Senior Staff Attorney

Feb
12
Tue
Visitor Access to School Facilities and Use of School Facilities by Outsiders (Webinar)
Feb 12 @ 7:00 am – 9:00 pm

This webinar will include discussion of the federal and state laws that local school boards should consider when developing board policies related to: (1) allowing visitors access to students and school buildings during the school day, (2) circumstances when school officials are permitted to ban individuals from school grounds and activities, and (3) school facility rental.

Presenter: Janine Murphy, NCSBA Assistant Legal Counsel

Mar
7
Thu
2019 Spring Law Conference @ NCSBA Assembly Hall
Mar 7 – Mar 8 all-day

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.

Mar
19
Tue
Ethics and Other Legal Duties and Responsibilities of NC School Board Members (Webinar)
Mar 19 @ 7:00 am – 9:00 pm

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

Apr
23
Tue
Guns in Schools: A Review of Law and Policy (Webinar)
Apr 23 @ 7:00 am – 9:00 pm

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

May
14
Tue
School Violence Prevention: Establishing an Effective Student Threat Assessment Process (Webinar)
May 14 @ 7:00 am – 9:00 pm

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

Jun
20
Thu
Policy Conference @ Courtyard Marriott Carolina Beach
Jun 20 @ 8:00 am – Jun 21 @ 1:00 pm

More information coming.

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