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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.

Brown Act: Principles, Traps and Avoiding Unintentional Violations

Brown Act: Principles, Traps and Avoiding Unintentional Violations

This workshop will use entertaining hypotheticals to engage participants in a wide-ranging, hands-on overview of the Brown Act to help board members stay in compliance when it comes to closed sessions, public comments, serial meetings and e-Communica...

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How To Lead Your Board Meetings Away From Criticism And Chaos To Decorum And Order

How To Lead Your Board Meetings Away From Criticism And Chaos To Decorum And Order

Governing boards and staff across the nation are facing increasingly disruptive and threatening behavior during public meetings and other venues. This session will discuss best practices and strategies for preventing and responding to this behavior. ...

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How To Lead Your Board Meetings Away From Criticism And Chaos To Decorum And Order

How To Lead Your Board Meetings Away From Criticism And Chaos To Decorum And Order

Governing boards across the state are under siege with unruly community members angry over COVID related issues (masks and vaccines), local politics, and more. Board members and staff are being threatened and often feel frustrated or unsafe during t...

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Principles of School Law

Principles of School Law

Topics:
• Effective use of Legal Counsel
• The Brown Act, Public Records Act and Tort Claims Act
• Conflicts of Interest
• Delegation of Authority in Contracting
• Purchasing and Constructio...

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Ethical Standards for the Professional

Ethical Standards for the Professional

CASBO Business Executives Leadership - Ethical Standards for the Professional...

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Who's Afraid of the IEE?

Who's Afraid of the IEE?

Due to the impact of COVID-19 on education, parent requests for independent educational evaluations (IEEs) at public expense have become a part of everyday life for school districts. Join us for an interactive discussion regarding the ins and outs o...

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CASBO Records Retention

CASBO Records Retention

In light of modern business practices, records retention has become increasingly convoluted and the management of various records, including electronic documents, impacts many departments within each special district. Changes in technology have playe...

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The Foundations of Negotiations: Legal and Practical Applications

The Foundations of Negotiations: Legal and Practical Applications

Darren Kameya, Attorney At Law and Angelique Cramer, Attorney at Law, both with Lozano Smith Attorneys at Law. As human resources administrators, having a solid grasp on the rules and standards for bargaining with your labor partners is critical. ...

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Classified Layoffs: Legal Update

Classified Layoffs: Legal Update

Darren C. Kameya, Attorney at Law and Angelique Cramer, Attorney at Law, both with Lozano Smith Attorneys at Law; Mercedes Gutierrez, Interim Vice Chancellor, HR, Los Angeles CCD. Community colleges have gone through one year of AB 438. Here, we l...

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