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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, or any of the specific events below. To connect your staff to convenient trainings and cost-effective professional development opportunities, Lozano Smith offers numerous online training options. For more information on these workshops, or to schedule a training for you, please contact Client Services or your nearest Lozano Smith office.

CASH Multi-Phased Construction Projects

CASH Multi-Phased Construction Projects

Whether its budget, capacity or scheduling, projects often must be divided into multiple phases. This workshop will discuss options for procuring contractor(s) to perform the work. Presenters will also highlight potential alternative delivery methods...

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CASH Contracting with Confidence - Breaking Down Alternative Bidding and CUPCCAA

CASH Contracting with Confidence - Breaking Down Alternative Bidding and CUPCCAA

This workshop will provide 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 ser...

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CASH Fast Times: The Speed of Delivery in Collaborative Design Build, Lease-Leaseback and Public Private Partnerships

CASH Fast Times: The Speed of Delivery in Collaborative Design Build, Lease-Leaseback and Public Private Partnerships

Project delivery speed is always at a premium for school districts, and yet is one of the most difficult features to achieve. One little considered advantage of alternative delivery methods like design-build, lease-leaseback, and public private partn...

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SSDA School District Labor Relations

SSDA School District Labor Relations

Every Human Resources administrator should have a working understanding of the collective bargaining process under the MMBA. This presentation will provide an overview of the entire labor negotiations process from sunshine proposals to negotiations m...

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Title IX Compliance and Investigations

Title IX Compliance and Investigations

We invite you to start your 2021-22 school year off with this critical professional development training! It is ideal for new and experienced district staff involved in every stage of Title IX issues, and especially those who missed the most recent t...

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CSDA AB 1234 Ethics Part I

CSDA AB 1234 Ethics Part I

This critical training satisfies your mandatory ethics training requirement during each two-year period, or within six months of being hired. Attendees will refresh their knowledge of public service ethics laws and principles. This includes informin...

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CSDA AB 1234 Ethics Part II

CSDA AB 1234 Ethics Part II

This critical training satisfies your mandatory ethics training requirement during each two-year period, or within six months of being hired. Attendees will refresh their knowledge of public service ethics laws and principles. This includes informin...

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CSBA The Brown Act: School Boards and Open Meetings Laws

CSBA 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.
• Ag...

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CSBA's The Role of Attorneys and School Boards in Collective Bargaining

CSBA's The Role of Attorneys and School Boards in Collective Bargaining

This presentation will cover different approaches at the bargaining table, overcoming union objections to the presence of an attorney, and how attorneys can assist their clients at the table. This presentation will also focus on the role of the Boar...

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