This assessment module is a tool to identify a school board member's areas of expertise and provides suggestions for obtaining additional information in areas that can help you, as a board member, to grow professionally.
Legal Issues Impacting School Boards
This module will provide board members with a basic understanding of key school law issues and keep board members up to date on current developments in school law so they will have the information they need to make sound, reasonable decisions.
TSBA Board Chairman Workshop 2021
Attendees are introduced to effective meeting management, parliamentary procedure, legal requirements of board meetings, and staff relations. Participants are engaged in activities that develop critical skills to communicate with the public.
Legal Lunch - Student Discipline
In this session, we will discuss a variety of issues related to student discipline, including constitutional protections, disciplinary hearing and appeal procedures, changes in law affecting alternative schools, and others.
Legal Lunch - School Finance and Budgeting Laws
Join this session for an overview of the major financial issues and laws governing school boards as they prepare budgets for the upcoming school year.
Legal Lunch - Open Records Law and Video Footage
This session will provide an update on open records requirements with a focus on parental access to video footage and review student record protections under FERPA and new state law.