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We understand the need for a multi-faceted partner who can offer extensive training in every area of public agency law. At Lozano Smith, our attorneys present numerous workshops each year as part of our workshop curriculum. Through partnerships with clients and leading associations throughout the state, you’ll find a wide range of professional development opportunities. We invite you to explore our Frequently Requested Workshop Listing, Webinars, Hot-topic workshops, or any of the conference sessions below. For more information on these workshops, or to schedule a training for you, please contact Client Services or your nearest Lozano Smith office.

Interest Based Bargaining (IBB)

Interest Based Bargaining (IBB)

How does your team negotiate? The answer may change the course of your District’s financial stability, student achievement and morale. This workshop dramatically differentiates the benefits between interest based and traditional; bargaining, and he...

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General Session: re Current Bargaining Challenges

General Session: re Current Bargaining Challenges

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Superintendent's Contract

Superintendent's Contract

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The Brown Act: School Boards and Open Meetings Laws

The Brown Act: School Boards and Open Meetings Laws

• Key Points/Principles: how to provide transparency, public access and conduct a productive meeting.
• Open vs. Closed Meeting: how to comply with open meeting regulations and protect confidentiality of closed session.
• Agenda...

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School District Legal Updates

School District Legal Updates

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Hard to Say Goodbye: Basics of Employee Leaves

Hard to Say Goodbye: Basics of Employee Leaves

Calculating employee leave entitlement and eligibility is often a source of confusion and frustration for school district administrators and staff. This presentation will demystify the different types of employee leaves available and their interplay ...

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Laws As They Apply to Superintendency

Laws As They Apply to Superintendency

Understanding the role of attorneys* in working with the Superintendent and with the Board.
• Increasing the knowledge of mandatory reports, search and seizure, and sexual harassment; superintendent's contract; some 1st Amendment "Rules of T...

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Basic/Advanced Contracts

Basic/Advanced Contracts

Basic Contracts

Every day, school districts enter into contracts for employment, construction, professional services and a host of other products and services. It is critical that staff involved in the contract process understand what a ...

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Focus on Disabilities

Focus on Disabilities

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