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September 2020

How to Respond to a Public Records Act Request (K-12/CCD)

September 23 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Zoom Meeting

The anticipated audience and the instructional materials are intended for both K-12 and Community Colleges. Administrators, Deputy/Asst. Administrators, Business Managers, lower-level administrative staff How to Respond to a Public Records Act Request September 23, 2020 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Topics Introduction to the Act Time Limits for Responding to Requests Exempt Records Best Practices for Responses Location: Zoom Meeting Zoom meeting information and workshop materials will be provided closer to the workshop. Presented by: Erin E. Stagg, Associate General Counsel There is a…

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Basics of Clery Act Compliance (CCD)

September 24 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Zoom Meeting

The anticipated audience and the instructional materials are intended for Community Colleges. Public safety/security, HR, Student Affairs, Athletics, and Student Housing Staff Basics of Clery Act Compliance September 24, 2020 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Topics What is the Clery Act? 2013 VAWA Amendments Clery Act Requirements Clery Enforcement Annual Security Reports and Crime Reporting Statistics Location: Zoom Meeting Zoom meeting information and workshop materials will be provided closer to the workshop. Presented by: Monica D. Batanero, Senior Associate General Counsel…

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Brown Act, Ethics, and Conflicts of Interest (K-12/CCD)

September 29 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Zoom Meeting

The anticipated audience and the instructional materials are intended for both K-12 and Community Colleges. Board Members, Administrators, Deputy/Asst. Administrators, and Business Managers Brown Act, Ethics, and Conflicts of Interest September 29, 2020 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Topics Brown Act Basics with Hypotheticals The Political Reform Act Prohibitions on Self-Dealing Contracts Location: Zoom Meeting Zoom meeting information and workshop materials will be provided closer to the workshop. Presented by: Erin E. Stagg, Associate General Counsel There is a $45 fee for this workshop, non-clients $55 fee.

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October 2020

Legally Defensible Practices Regarding Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (K-12)

October 6 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Santa Rosa, Sonoma County Exact Location TBD

The anticipated audience and the instructional materials are intended for K-12. All certificated staff would benefit, especially Administrators and School Psychologists. Legally Defensible Practices Regarding Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 October 6, 2020 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Topics: Section 504 vs. Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (“IDEA”) See July 26, 2016, Dear Colleague Letter from OCR – Guidance on ADHD Section 504 assessment Section 504 eligibility Section 504 special issues: Reasonable Accommodation Diabetes Allergies Student Discipline Drugs and Alcohol Manifestation Determination…

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Title IX Part II – Conducting Title IX Investigations (K-12/CCD)

October 14 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Santa Rosa, Sonoma County Exact Location TBD

The anticipated audience and the instructional materials are intended for both K-12 and Community Colleges. Administrators, Title IX Coordinators, Deputy Title IX Coordinators, and Equity and Inclusion Staff Title IX Part II - Conducting Title IX Investigations October 14, 2020 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Topics: • Conducting impartial investigations • Appropriate remedies and sanctions • Legally compliant investigation reports Location: Santa Rosa, CA Sonoma County Exact Location TBD   Presented by: Monica D. Batanero, Senior Associate General Counsel There is a $60 fee for this workshop, non-clients $70…

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How to Respond to those Frequently Asked Questions: A legal overview of key issues when responding to student, parents, community, trustee and administrator questions and requests. (K-12)

October 22 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Santa Rosa, Sonoma County Exact Location TBD

The anticipated audience and the instructional materials are intended for K-12. School site and district office staff who regularly respond to questions and requests from parents, community members, board trustees, administrators and/or students How to Respond to those Frequently Asked Questions:  A legal overview of key issues when responding to student, parents, community, trustee and administrator questions and requests. October 22, 2020 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Topics: Brown Act Public Records Act Government Claims Act Pupil Records Directory Information Custody…

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November 2020

Title IX Part IV: Additional Title IX Challenges for Community Colleges (CCD)

November 3 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Santa Rosa, Sonoma County Exact Location TBD

The anticipated audience and the instructional materials are intended for community college districts. CCD Administrators, Title IX Coordinators, Deputy Title IX Coordinators, and Equity and Inclusion Staff Title IX Part IV: Additional Title IX Challenges for Community Colleges November 3, 2020 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Topics: • Title IX's intersection with the Clery Act • Coordination with campus and local law enforcement • Protecting the respondent's due process rights Location: Santa Rosa, CA Sonoma County Exact Location TBD Presented by:…

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Common Special Education Mistakes Leading to Litigation (K-12)

November 4 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Santa Rosa, Sonoma County Exact Location TBD

The anticipated audience and the instructional materials are intended for K-12. Special Education Staff  Common Special Education Mistakes Leading to Litigation November 4, 2020 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Topics: • Procedural Errors • Substantive Errors • Record Keeping Location: Santa Rosa, CA Sonoma County Exact Location TBD Presented by: Jennifer E. Nix, Associate General Counsel There is a $45 fee for this workshop, non-clients $55 fee. This course meets the qualifications for continuing education credit for LEPs, LPCCs, LMFTs, LCSWs, and…

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Title IX Part III: Nuts and Bolts of the Title IX Coordinator’s Role (K-12/CCD)

November 10 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Santa Rosa, Sonoma County Exact Location TBD

The anticipated audience and the instructional materials are intended for both K-12 and Community Colleges. Administrators, Title IX Coordinators, Deputy Title IX Coordinators, and Equity and Inclusion Staff Title IX Part III: Nuts and Bolts of the Title IX Coordinator's Role November 10, 2020 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Topics: • Training requirements • How, when, and why to conduct periodic data reviews • Campus climate surveys Location: Santa Rosa, CA Sonoma County Exact Location TBD Presented by: Monica D. Batanero, Senior Associate General Counsel and…

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Comprehensive Review and Practical Guidance on Student Discipline (K-12)

November 19 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Santa Rosa, Sonoma County Exact Location TBD

The anticipated audience and the instructional materials are intended for K-12. All school site and district administrators who have student discipline responsibilities. Comprehensive Review and Practical Guidance on Student Discipline November 19, 2020 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Topics: Using our newly updated Pupil Discipline Guide, this workshop will provide a comprehensive review of student discipline under the California Education Code including: • Procedural timelines and notice requirements, • Student conduct investigations, • Documentation of student conduct and “other means…

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