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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.
The child find obligation, while it seems straightforward to the experienced practitioner, can become particularly complicated as it relates to students with mental health needs. This presentation will explore the best practices for affirmatively se...Read More
Since the passage of AB 114, school districts have grappled with how to effectively provide mental health services to students who need them. This interactive presentation will delve into these issues, and specifically address:
• Who shoul...
Does FERPA or HIPAA apply to school-based mental health programs? Are all mental health services “confidential” or can the outcomes/discussions that occur during mental health sessions be shared amongst educational providers and/or parents? Can...Read More
School district administrators and teacher are often confronted with students who present differently at school and outside of school. This session will shed light on the difficult question of what is legally required when issues occurring outside o...Read More
An overview of contract procurement laws, the California Uniform Public Construction Cost Accounting Act, and exceptions to competitive bidding.
School districts utilize a wide-range of procurement methods for goods and services and s...
As stewards of public funds, energy efficiency is critical. The Legislature has carved out a flexible statutory method for delivering green projects and, separately, participate in financing such projects under Prop. 39. Districts find themselves e...Read More
Educational Technology is changing at a rate faster than ever – and often times student privacy issues get lost in the dust. To complicate matters, the fast pace of life in general has led to “click first and ask questions later.” The conseque...Read More
The State is experiencing a severe shortage on DSA Inspector of Records as the number of district projects is increasing. Who are these field inspectors and what exactly do they do? When do you need to find one and how do you contract with them? W...Read More